Management of Bleeding Symposium

The Management of Bleeding Symposium is hosted by the Haley Center for Children’s Cancer­ and Blood Disorders, Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Co-chaired by Shveta Gupta, MD and Ravi Sarode, MD, this symposium aims to present the current evidence and practical approach on usage of oral anticoagulants and their reversal as well as management of coagulopathy during cardiovascular surgery, chronic liver disease and trauma.

This symposium is ideal for primary care physicians, sub-specialists in cardiology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, surgery, etc., advanced practice providers and allied health professionals who diagnose and manage patients with coagulopathy.

There is no cost to attend but registration is limited to 100 people.

Date & Time

Saturday, February 29, 2020
7:30 am – 4:45 pm


Rosen Centre Hotel
9840 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

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Continuing Education Credits

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Symposium Agenda

7:30 am – 8:00 am
Breakfast and Registration

8:00 am – 8:15 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Shveta Gupta, MD

8:15 am – 9:00 am
VKA Reversal – Where Are We Now?
Keynote Speaker: Ravi Sarode, MD

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Challenges of DOAC use in Clinical Practice
Deborah Siegal, MD

9:45 am – 10:15 am

10:15 am – 11:00 am
DOAC Reversal
Mark Crowther, MD

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Discussion Panel: 3 Clinical Cases
Shveta Gupta, MD and Ravi Sarode, MD

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Management of Perioperative Cardiovascular Bleeding
Kenichi Tanaka, MD

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Management of Major Bleeding and Coagulopathy in the Surgical Setting
Alice D. Ma, MD

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Rebalanced Hemotostasis in Cirrhosis and Restrictive Transfusions
Ravi Sarode, MD

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Discussion Panel: 3 Clinical Cases
Shveta Gupta, MD and Ravi Sarode, MD

4:45 pm
Closing Remarks
Shveta Gupta, MD


Mark Crowther, MD MSc FRCPC FRSC
Chair, Department of Medicine
Leo Pharma Chair in Thromboembolism Research
McMaster University

Shveta Gupta, MD
Director of Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center
Director of Young Women with Bleeding Disorder Clinic
Haley Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases
Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

Alice Ma, MD FACP
Professor of Medicine
The Medical Alumni Loyalty Fund Distinguished Teaching Professor
Hematology Oncology Division
University of North Carolina

Ravi Sarode, MD
Co-Editor-in-Chief, "Transfusion and Apheresis Science” Journal
John H. Childers, MD, Professorship in Pathology
Professor of Pathology and Internal Medicine (Hematology/Oncology)
Chief of Pathology and Medical Director, UTSW Clinical Laboratory Services
Director, Division of Transfusion Medicine and Hemostasis
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Deborah Siegal MD MSc FRCPC
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology and Thromboembolism, Department of Medicine
Population Health Research Institute
McMaster University

Kenichi Tanaka, MD
Professor and Director of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology
University of Maryland Medical Center

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