Not Just for Looks: Why Treating Vein Disease Matters
July 20, 2022 | 12 PM Central Time
The webinar will cover an overview of vein disease, the health implications of the disease, available treatments, and how hospitals can be involved in treating vein disease in their respective communities.
Meet the Speakers
Jacob C. Townsend, MD, FACC
Dr. Jacob C. Townsend joined Birmingham Heart Clinic in 2012 as an interventional cardiologist.
A native of Augusta, Georgia, Dr. Townsend graduated from the University of Georgia with degrees in political science and microbiology. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and received the Department of Medicine Clinical Scholar Award. He studied internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he also served as the Chief Medical Resident.
Dr. Townsend completed his general and interventional cardiology fellowships at the Medical University of South Carolina. During his studies, he received the Outstanding First Year Award, and later the Outstanding Fellow of the Year Award. He has published research in the areas of cardiac imaging, hemostasis and cardiac physiology.
Robert H. Yoe, IV, MD, FAC
Dr. Robert Hoyt Yoe IV joined Birmingham Heart Clinic as an interventional cardiologist in 2015.
Born in Birmingham, Alabama, he graduated from Birmingham Southern College in 2004 with a major in biochemistry. He earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine, where he also completed his internship and residency in internal medicine.
He completed both his general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at the Medical University of South Carolina. While in South Carolina, Dr. Yoe received the Outstanding Fellow of the Year Award as a first-year fellow and also won the Ralph Johnson Cardiology Fellow of the Year Award as a third-year cardiology fellow. He also served on the medical executive committee at the Medical University of South Carolina.