This webinar deviates from the 3rd Wednesday schedule.


Please join us on Thursday, December 7, 2017, 12:30-1:30pm for Appropriate Imaging for Chest Pain: Nuclear Medicine Perspective

by Dr. Ryan Niederkohr

Please join us for the
TPMG Appropriate Imaging for Chest Pain Webinar Series: Nuclear Medicine Perspective by Dr. Ryan Niederkohr

Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 12:30 via WebEx


Series Objectives: As a result of this series, participants will be able to:

  • Decrease usage of inappropriate myocardial perfusion scans.
  • Increase usage and availability of alternative chest pain tests including Stress Echo and CT Angiography.
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of cardiac imaging tests at your medical center, especially Stress Echo and CT Angiography.
  • Educate other physician colleagues (ED, Primary Care, and HBS) who order cardiac imaging tests as to which test is most appropriate for each patient.

Speaker: Ryan Niederkohr, MD – Chief of Nuclear Medicine, KP Santa Clara


Planning Committee:

Jim Jang, MD - Cardiologist, San Jose

Dorinna Mendoza, MD - Cardiologist, Oakland

Jitesh Vasadia, MD - Cardiologist, Santa Rosa

Jamal Rana, MD - Cardiologist, Oakland

Gordon Leung, MD - Cardiologist, San Francisco

Matthew Solomon,MD - Cardiologist, Oakland

Brian O'Kelly, MD - Cardiologist, Oakland

Uma Vadlakonda, MD - Cardiologist, Santa Clara

Samir Thadani, MD - Cardiologist, South San Francisco

Amit Parekh, MD - Cardiologist, Central Valley

Kristi Jones, MD - Cardiologist, South Sacramento


Target Audience:
TPMG Cardiologists, Primary Care, ED, HBS, Radiology Technicians and Technologists, Department Mangers and any others who care for patients presenting with chest pain.



Statement of Disclosure:

All speakers, planning committee members, or consultants for this activity do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitute a conflict of interest with this activity. TPMG does not endorse any brand-name products.

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All webinars will meet the requirements for 1.0 hour of Radiologic Technology credit.

Topic: Appropriate Imaging for Chest Pain: Nuclear Medicine Perspective
Host: Mary Choi
Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 12:30 pm, Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco)
Session number: 800 390 346
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