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Cleveland Clinic Physicians to Present at Medical Conference in Panama, July 11-12
Date:7/7/2008

Seventh Annual Joint Conference With Centro Medical Paitilla to Focus on

Neuroscience

CLEVELAND, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of physicians from Cleveland Clinic will travel to Panama in mid July to present at the seventh annual Joint Cleveland Clinic - Centro Medico Paitilla Scientific Meeting. The subject of this year's conference is the Central Nervous System: Benign and Malignant Tumors.

The conference takes place July 11-12 at the Sheraton Hotel in Panama City, Panama. More than 300 medical professionals including neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, spinal surgeons, nurses and insurance representatives are expected to attend the annual conference.

"Cleveland Clinic is proud to participate is this highly regarded conference which every year provides our physicians with the opportunity to share the latest in medical research and clinical practice with medical professionals in Panama and neighboring Central American countries," said Atul Mehta, M.D., Director of the Center for International Medical Education at Cleveland Clinic. "Medical education, in addition to research and state-of-the-art clinical care, is at the core of Cleveland Clinic's mission. By participating in conferences like this, we strive to benefit patients worldwide."

The Cleveland Clinic physicians presenting at the conference are: Lilyana Angelov, M.D., Section Head of Spinal Radiosurgery and Director the Clinic's Brain Tumor Institute's Central Nervous System Lymphoma Program at the Clinic; John Suh, M.D., Chairman of the Clinic's Department of Radiation Oncology; and Edward Benzel, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery and Director of the Center for Spine Health, also at Cleveland Clinic.

Founded in 1975, Centro Medico Paitilla, in Panama City, Panama, is a private healthcare facility of tertiary care, best known for its Intensive Care Unit for adults and neonates, and its Oncology Center, one of the most comprehensive oncology centers in Latin America. Centro Medico Paitilla is affiliated with a number of internationally known health organizations and prides itself on its high standards and excellence for community medical and hospital services. It is endowed with 300 prestigious medical practitioners of all specialties and a work force of approximately 400 employees.

Physicians from Cleveland Clinic are scheduled to make the following presentations:

Friday, July 11, 2008

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.: Key Note Conference: Treatment Options for Brain Metastases, Dr. Lilyana Angelov

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Advances in Glioma Treatment, Dr. John Suh

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Current Surgical Management of Spine Metastases, Dr. Edward Benzel

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Conventional Radiation in Malignant Spine Tumors, Dr. John Suh

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Spine Radiosurgery: A Novel Treatment Paradigm, Dr. Lilyana Angelov

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Case Conference on Spine Tumors with Audience Response System

Saturday, July 12, 2008

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Treatment of Meningiomas and Acoustic Neuromas, Dr. Lilyana Angelov

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Surgery for AVM's (brain and spine), Dr. John Suh

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Surgery for Benign Spine Tumors, Dr. Edward Benzel

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Spine Tumor Care in the 21st Century, Dr. Edward Benzel

Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a not-for-profit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's best hospitals in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey. Approximately 1,800 full-time salaried physicians and researchers at Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Florida represent more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties. In 2007, there were 3.5 million outpatient visits to Cleveland Clinic and 50,455 hospital admissions. Patients came for treatment from every state and from more than 80 countries. Cleveland Clinic's Web site address is http://www.clevelandclinic.org.


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