Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS)
FALL 2019


W. Charles Sternbergh, III M.D.
Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., M.D.
William D. Jordan, Jr., M.D.
David L. Cull, MD, MBA
Past President
Matthew S. Edwards, MD
Past President
Samuel R. Money, MD, FACS
Past President
Eric D. Endean, MD
Charles B. Ross, MD
Melissa Kirkwood, MD
Patrick A. Stone, MD
Representative to SVS
William A. Marston, MD

W. Charles Sternbergh, III MD
W. Charles Sternbergh, III, MD

Fall is here, and itís time to make plans to attend the 44th Annual Meeting of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, January 8-11, 2020. Our venue is the iconic Breakers in Palm Beach, FL. Donít leave your spouse/significant other at home, as this is a truly magnificent property that will not disappoint.

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William D. Jordan, Jr., MD
William D. Jordan, Jr., MD

The 44th Annual Meeting of The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery will be held January 8-11, 2020 at The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida. Details regarding the meeting and hotel registration information may be found online ( We encourage you to make your airline reservations early in order to secure the best possible fares and itinerary. West Palm Beach (PBI) is the most convenient option but Ft Lauderdale (FLL) and Miami (MIA) are also options that require longer transfers.

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If you wish to sponsor a colleague for SAVS Membership , an application form must be requested from the Secretary-Treasurer by the sponsoring member. Completed applications must be received by the Secretary-Treasurer's office by October 1, 2019 in order to be considered at the January 2020 Annual Meeting. Please note the qualifications for membership as outlined below:
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Update on The Breakers Room Block - Sold Out

We have fulfilled the SAVS meeting room block.
The Breakers will no longer offer the group rate on Thursday, January 9 or Friday, January 10.

If you would like to be put on a wait list OR if you need to cancel* a reservation, please contact Taylor Baumgartner.

*If you are cancelling and we are aware, we can forward your note to the hotel with a replacement from the wait list. This would be a great help to your colleagues.

Nearby Hotel Options:
Hyatt Place West Palm/Downtown
1.8 Miles from The Breakers
Rates Starting at $324 + tax per night
Brazilian Court Palm Beach
1.4 miles from The Breakers
Rates Starting at $719 + tax per night

Pre-Meeting Course, Program and Abstracts Now Online

2020 Annual Meeting Schedule of Events

Mock Oral Information

The Mock Oral Exams are currently at capacity and we are no longer accepting applications.
We encourage you to check back in next September to apply for next year's exams.

2020 Annual Meeting Social Events

Social Program View all the fun activities and their descriptions the SAVS has planned for you along with social event information. Please note advance registration is required for sporting events.

  • Welcome Reception
  • 5k Run
  • Men's and Women's Tennis Open Play
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Golf Tournament
  • President's Reception, Banquet & After Party