Take Note Flagstaff: High altitude and your health - Nov. 19

Oct. 13, 2013

“High altitude and your health” is the topic of the November Take Note Flagstaff Lecture Series, sponsored by Flagstaff Medical Center. The Tuesday, Nov. 19 lecture features interventional cardiologist Eric Cohen, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I. The free presentation is 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the East Flagstaff Community Library, 3000 N. Fourth St. To R.S.V.P. or for more information on this free event, call 928-773-2080.

Dr. Cohen will discuss the impact of living at high altitude (like Flagstaff) on your health. He will also discuss how high altitude may impact the treatment of some medical conditions.

Dr. Cohen is the medical director of Peripheral Vascular Intervention at the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona. As a board-certified interventional cardiologist, he specializes in vascular care and the treatment of peripheral arterial disease and limb salvage. His expertise and special interests coronary and non-coronary cardiac interventions; peripheral vascular angiography and intervention; aortic endografts; limb salvage intervention; carotid stenting and stroke intervention; and structural heart disease intervention.

The Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona (HVCNA) is a physician practice offering services ranging from general cardiology and the treatment of chronic heart and vascular conditions to advanced surgical techniques, including open heart surgery. HVCNA is a partnership between Flagstaff Medical Center and Verde Valley Medical Center with offices located in Flagstaff, Camp Verde, Cottonwood, Sedona, Williams and Winslow. For more information, visit To make an appointment, call 928-773-2150.  

The Take Note Lecture Series, sponsored by FMC, offers various health-related educational topics to benefit the community. The lectures feature prominent speakers who are experts in their fields.
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