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Kathy Magliato, MD, MBA, FACS

Women's Night Out Featured Speaker ...

Kathy Magliato, MD, MBA, FACS
Dr. Magliato is one of the few female cardiothoracic surgeons in the world. She is currently the Director of Women’s Cardiac Services at Saint John’s Medical Center in Santa Monica, California. Prior to joining Saint John’s Medical Center, Dr. Magliato was a heart/lung transplant surgeon and Director of the Mechanical Assist Device Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Dr. Magliato received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry at Union College in Schenectady, New York where she graduated with Cum Laude honors and serves on their Board of Trustees. After earning her medical degree with AOA honors from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Magliato completed 9 years of clinical training at Akron General Medical Center, the University of Michigan Medical Center, Loyola University Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh. In 2006 she earned and Executive MBA at UCLA Anderson School of Business and received their Inspirational Alumni Award as part of the 75th anniversary of the school.

Dr Magliato is the Founder, CEO, CMO and Chairman of the Board of Cordex Systems Inc., a private medical device company that is developing a diagnostic cardiovascular medical device for which she holds the patent.

Dr. Magliato has a keen interest in promoting cardiac health for women and is the Immediate Past President of the Board of the Greater LA County American Heart Association. She is the first woman to ever hold this position in the history of this board. She was recently promoted to serve on the AHA’s largest affiliate board, the Western States Affiliate.

She has been highlighted by the media as an expert in heart disease and has been seen on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and FOX news. Barbara Walters, Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart, Dr. Oz and National Geographic Explorer have featured her in shows. Dr. Magliato’s memoir “HEART MATTERS” was published in February 2010 and received a starred review by Publisher’s Weekly and 4 star review in People Magazine. Optioned by Universal Studios, her memoir was made into the scripted medical drama on NBC called “Heartbeat”.

She resides in Pacific Palisades, California, with her husband, a liver transplant surgeon who is currently both the Director of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and their two sons ages 10 and 12.

2016 Women's Night Out

October 25 | Proctors, Schenectady


Thank You!

More than 500 women from around the Capital Region attend Ellis Medicine's Women’s Night Out event each year for a night of shopping, networking, and education on healthy life choices. All proceeds from Women’s Night Out support the Neil and Jane Golub Breast & Heart Health Center at Bellevue Woman's Center.

Every year, Women's Night Out brings a nationally recognized featured speaker to the Capital Region to provide an inspirational talk on life, career and health topics. We were thrilled that nationally recognized heart surgeon, Kathy Magliato, MD will be our 2016 headliner!

Past headliners have included Amy Robach, of Good Morning America, Hoda Kotb of the TODAY show, and Giuliana Rancic, of the E! TV network.  


Ticket Information

Please check back in summer of 2016 for Women’s Night Out ticket information.

Special Thanks

We are deeply grateful to Neil and Jane Golub for the leadership, vision and generosity they contribute to making Women's Night Out such a meaningful and successful event each year.

Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more about Women's Night Out or would like to be a vendor for 2016, please call the Foundation for Ellis Medicine at 518.243.4600. 

Videos from the 2011 Women's Night Out Panel Discussion

Women 2 Women   Women's Night Out Panel Q&A 2011 Women's Night Out With Dirk Inglehart, MD. 2011 Women's Night Out With Howard Schlossberg, MD 2011 Women's Night Out With Usula A. Matalonis, MD 2011

WNO 2014 Panel Discussion

Each year, Women's Night Out features an informative educational session on a health topic important to women. This portion of the evening allows you to hear from leading health and wellness experts and ask questions in an interactive session.

The 2015 panel discussion, “Breast Cancer Dialogue:Early Detection and Diagnosis”  will feature leading medical professionals Christopher Dolinsky, MD, Sara Raymond, MD, and Prathima Kanumuri, MD.These healthcare experts will discuss and share information on what women need to know when it comes to the latest in breast cancer diagnosis and care. The panel will be hosted by WRGB CBS6-Albany.


2015 Panelists

Christopher Dolinsky, M.D.

Dr. Christopher Dolinsky presently serves as the chief of the Division of Radiation Oncology at Ellis Hospital. Dr. Dolinsky is a board certified radiation oncologist who has been practicing in the Capital Region for over seven years. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and completed his residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, PA. He resides in Saratoga Springs with his wife, two sons and two dogs.

Prathima Kanumuri, M.D.

Dr. Prathima Kanumuri is part of Ellis Medical Group and practices at Ellis Breast Surgery in Schenectady. Most recently, Kanumuri was a breast oncoplastic fellow at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco. She earned her medical degree from Sri Ramachandra Medical College in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and completed her residency in general surgery and research fellowship at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. In addition, she was a teaching assistant at Tufts University and Baystate Medical Center. She completed a minimally invasive surgery fellowship at North Shore—Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Manhasset, as well as an interdisciplinary breast fellowship at the Yale University School of Medicine. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Sara Raymond, M.D.

Dr. Sara Raymond is a Radiologist for Schenectady Radiology.