USC Professor David G. Armstrong Keynotes UCSF Vascular Symposium, Highlighting Team, Technology, and Tenacity in Limb Preservation

Napa, CA – World-renowned Professor of Surgery and podiatric surgeon, Dr. David G. Armstrong, delivered a keynote address at the prestigious University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Vascular Symposium held at the Silverado Resort in Napa, California. The Symposium was chaired by Professor Mike Conte, a distinguished vascular surgeon and Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at UCSF.

Professor Mike Conte with Professor David G. Armstrong

Dr. Armstrong, who has authored over 660 peer-reviewed research papers and over 110 books, heads the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine. He also holds the esteemed position of Founding President of the American Limb Preservation Society (ALPS).

The keynote address centered on the critical subject of building global limb preservation programs with a goal of eliminating preventable amputation, particularly in individuals with diabetes.

Dr. Armstrong, during his speech, noted, “The impactful programs built by many of the meeting’s participants, especially those led by Professor Conte and his partner, Professor Reyzelman, have served as inspiring models worldwide. Their work forms the cornerstone of our collective fight against preventable amputation.”

Reflecting on the attendees, Dr. Armstrong added, “It’s heartening to see a new generation of committed women and men in the audience. Their passion and dedication to limb preservation will undoubtedly drive our mission forward and shape the future of healthcare.”

In praise of Dr. Armstrong’s keynote, Dr. Mike Conte shared, “Dr. Armstrong’s groundbreaking work and advocacy in the field of limb preservation are genuinely transforming lives. His insights at this symposium have further highlighted the pressing need for comprehensive limb preservation programs on a global scale.”

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UCSF Symposium during Prof. Armstrong’s Keynote

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