In honor of Heart Awareness Month, Hoag will be hosting Heart Healthy Huntington
Beach, a community health fair on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. at Hoag Health Center - Huntington Beach.
Attendees of all ages are invited to attend a day of heart healthy education
and activities. Some of the highlights of the event include a town hall
discussion with renowned Hoag medical professionals; physician-led presentations
on a variety of heart health topics; complimentary health screenings including
blood pressure and oxygen saturation screenings by Hoag physicians; and
children’s activities including an obstacle course, face painting,
and an interactive nutritional presentation.
With cardiovascular disease being the leading cause of death in the United
States, Hoag hopes to raise awareness for the disease and inspire the
community to lead a heart healthy lifestyle.
Who: Hoag Cardiologist
Subbarao Myla, M.D., Medical Director of Cardiac and Endovascular Labs and Cardiovascular
Research at the Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute at Hoag,
will moderate a Heart Healthy Lifestyle panel discussion at 10 a.m. with
medical professionals including:
Tom Benvenuti, M.D., Cardiology
Joanna Gallo Moreno, R.D.N., Nutrition/Dietitian
Nancy Love, M.D., Internal Medicine
Louis Roehn, M.S., Cardiac Rehabilitation
Physician presentations will also occur throughout the day on a variety
of heart healthy topics including:
• 9:30 a.m. - Non-Surgical Advancements in Heart Care
Brett Wertman, M.D.
• 11 a.m. - Peripheral Arterial Disease: Let’s Start Walking
Ehab Mady, D.O.
• 11:30 a.m. - Preventing Childhood Obesity and Chronic Heart Disease
Anthony McCanta, M.D.
• 12 p.m. - Women & Heart Disease
Dipti Itchhaporia, M.D., Robert & Georgia Roth Endowed Chair for Excellence in Cardiac Care
• 12:30 p.m. - Ways to Manage Your Blood Pressure
Danny Vo, M.D.
When: Saturday, Feb. 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Hoag Health Center Huntington Beach, 19582 Beach Boulevard, Huntington
Beach, CA 92648
For general information, please call 800-400-HOAG (4624) or visit