The Outpatient Endovascular and Interventional Society would like to invite you to participate in its Sixth Annual National Scientific Meeting! The OEIS brings together the vascular surgery, interventional radiology, and cardiology communities of outpatient intervention! The OEIS aims to:

  • Enhance the safety, quality and patient satisfaction of outpatient endovascular and interventional procedures.

  • Develop standards of practice for the operation of outpatient endovascular and interventional cases.

  • Promote education to the medical community and public regarding outpatient endovascular procedures.

  • Support research on medical, financial and management issues of endovascular and interventional centers.

  • Foster collaboration and unity among multiple specialties, industry and service partners to advance this healthcare delivery model.

  • Provide a forum to share experiences and best practices among practitioners.

  • Advocate for outpatient endovascular and interventional centers with governmental bodies, insurance companies and industry.

  • Provide leadership on how this new, innovative healthcare delivery model integrates into our rapidly evolving healthcare system.


Experience Florida!

The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club provides a seamless combination of historic charm and modern convenience. This award-winning hotel is situated in the city’s vibrant downtown district, just a short distance from attractions including Tropicana Field and the Dali Museum, as well as the Florida Aquarium and miles of pristine beaches. The hotel is a destination unto itself, with a championship golf course, a serene on-site spa and a private marina. Play a game of tennis, embark on a boat ride or simply laze by one of the pools and enjoy the warm St. Pete weather. The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club is the perfect spot for the OEIS 6TH Annual Meeting.

Event Details

Event Dates: April 5-6, 2018
Group rates available from $305 per night. Group rate will be available to book until Monday, March 11, 2019. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit with a major credit card.

Room Reservations
Room rate: $305.00 per night before taxes, gratuities or service fees.
Reservations can be made via phone (727) 894-1000, be sure to mention OEIS when calling to book reservations.
Click here if you wish to complete your reservation online.


Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club

501 5th Ave., NE | St. Petersburg, FL 33701 | (727) 894-1000

Traveling into Florida

Tampa International Airport
The Tampa International Airport is located approximately 21 miles from the Vinoy and is serviced by Super Shuttle, Uber and Lyft.  The ride will take about 30 minutes and costs vary.  Please go to the website for more information


St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport
The St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is located approximately 12.5 miles from the Vinoy and is serviced by Super Shuttle, local transportation, taxis.  The ride will take about 20 minutes and costs vary.  Please go to the website for more information


The Meeting is presented for the benefit of those physicians, surgeons, researchers, residents, fellows and allied health professionals involved in all medical disciplines including:

Vascular Surgeons • Interventional Radiologists • Cardiologists • Outpatient Interventionalists


OEIS Executive Committee

Sam Ahn, MD, President
Gerald Niedzwiecki, MD, President Elect/Vice President
John Blebea, MD, Secretary/Treasurer
William Julien, MD, Immediate Past President
Guy Mayeda, MD, Executive at Large

OEIS Program Committee

Bret Wiechmann, MD, Chairperson
Sam Ahn, MD
Gerald Niedzwiecki, MD
William Julien, MD

OEIS Founding Members


Samuel Ahn, MD, Vascular Surgery
Michael Arata, MD, Interventional Radiology
Enrico Ascher, MD, Vascular Surgery
John Blebea, MD, Vascular Surgery
Jeff Carr, MD, Interventional Cardiology
Krishna Jain, MD, Vascular Surgery
William Julien, MD, Interventional Radiology
Elias Kassab, MD, Interventional Cardiology
Yazan Khatib, MD, Interventional Cardiology
Christopher LeSar, MD, Vascular Surgery
Guy Mayeda, MD, Interventional Cardiology
Gerald Niedzwiecki, Interventional Radiology
Bret Wiechmann, MD, Interventional Radiology



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