Welcome to the South Atlantic Cardiovascular Society

The South Atlantic Cardiovascular Society (SACS) is a not-for-profit, professional organization that works to promote the advancement of current knowledge and skills in the field of cardiovascular care, and to improve patient care by bringing together cardiologists and cardiac surgeons in collaborative discussions regarding the optimal treatment of cardiac conditions, whether medical or surgical.

The core of the organization is comprised of cardiac-care professionals in the South Atlantic states of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia; however SACS is open to all cardiac-health professionals.

Steering Committee Members

  • Kevin Accola, MD
  • Wayne Batchelor, MD
  • F. Curtis Bryan, MD
  • Mike Butkus, PA-C
  • Bill Dixon, MD
  • C. Patrick Murrah, MD
  • Kerry Schwartz, MD
  • Mark Steiner, MD
  • Robert Miles, MD
  • Cullen D. Morris, MD
  • Vinod Thourani, MD
  • B. Robinson Williams,III, MD
  • Daniel Winston, MD
  • Donald Glower, MD
  • G. Chad Hughes, MD
  • Jerrold H. Levy, MD, FAHA, FCCM
  • Shu Lin, MD
  • Michael Rinaldi, MD
  • John Skinner, PA
  • R. Mark Stiegel, MD
  • Frances Wood, MD
  • David Ike, MD
  • Robert Leonardi, MD
  • John Sutton, III, MD
  • Gorav Ailawadi, MD
  • John Kern, MD
  • Scott Lim, MD
  • Ron McKechnie, MD
  • Angela Taylor, MD

Question of the Moment

Which of the following positive behaviors are associated with prevention of 80% myocardial infarctions in the population?