2019 Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium

Hosted by the Grant Podiatric Residency Program and the OHFAMA Central Academy
Saturday, February 2, 2019
7:30am - 5:00pm - Symposium
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Social - no CE

Where: Embassy Suites - Columbus Airport
2886 Airport Dr,  Columbus, Ohio  43219

Contact: Luci Ridolfo, CAE, OFAMF Executive Director
lridolfo@ohfama.org  or Phone: 614-457-6269

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Christopher Hyer, DPM - Chairman
Stephen Brigido, DPM
William DeCarbo, DPM
Brad Beasley, DPM
Jon Goldsmith, DPM
Elizabeth Hewitt, DPM
Joshua Houser, MD
Mark Prissel, DPM
Daniel Logan, DPM
Timothy Holmes, DPM
Randall Thomas, DPM


                    Imaging Evaluation
7:30-7:45     What Is SPECT CT and What Is It Used For?  Speaker – Dr. Houser
7:45-8:00     Psychosocial Management of the F&A Surgery Patient  Speaker – Dr. Beasley
8:00-8:15     Imaging Options for Infection  Speaker – Dr. Houser
8:15-8:30     Bone Healing Workup  Speaker – Dr. Thomas
8:30-9:00     Panel/Case Discussion  Dr. Logan – Moderator

                     Trauma Surgical Evolution
9:00-9:15      Jones Fracture Fixation Options  Speaker – Dr. Prissel
9:15-9:30      Are All Ankle Fractures Treated the Same?  Speaker – Dr. Goldsmith
9:30-9:45      Tertiary Repairs of the Achilles  Speaker – Dr. Holmes
9:45-10:00    Common Forefoot/Midfoot Trauma  Speaker – Dr. Goldsmith
10:00-10:30  Panel/Case Discussion  Dr. Hewitt - Moderator

10:30-11:00   Break

                      Debate and Controversy
11:00-11:15   Can TAR Be Done in Ankle Valgus or Is It Doomed? Speaker – Dr. Brigido
11:15-11:30   Does the Lapidus Cause Lisfranc Instability?  Speaker – Dr. Beasely
11:30-11:45   Augment the Brostrum, Why Not?  Speaker – Dr. Holmes
11:45-12:00   If It’s Charcot, It's Ex-Fix  Speaker – Dr. DeCarbo
12:00-12:30   Panel/Case Discussion  Dr. Hyer – Moderator

12:30-1:30     Lunch with Exhibitors

                      Cases to Consider
1:30-1:45       Top 3 Examples of How Technology Has Changed My Practice  Speaker – Dr. Brigido
1:45-2:00       What’s the Best Way for Triple Arthodesis?  Speaker – Dr. Logan
2:00-2:15       What’s the Best Way for Ankle Fusion? Speaker – Dr. Prissel
2:15-2:30       What’s the Best Case/Patients for TAR?  Speaker – Dr. Brigido
2:30-3:00       Panel/Case Discussion   Dr. DeCarbo – Moderator

3:00-3:30              Break

                       What I’ve Learned Since Residency in Columbus
3:30-3:45        Dr. Beasley
3:45-4:00        Dr. Goldsmith
4:00-4:15        Dr. Hewitt
4:15-4:30        Dr. DeCarbo
4:30-5:00        Panel Discussion –Dr. Thomas

5:00-6:00        Young Members Discussion and Happy Hour (No CE)


Hotel Information

The Embassy Suites Hotel is a full service all-suite hotel offering warm hospitality and superior services including: Complimentary cook-to-order breakfast each morning, Evening complimentary manager’s reception featuring beverages+ of your choice and light snacks, Flying Spoons casual dining, Room service, High speed internet access, Business center (open 24 hours), Indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, Onsite laundry facilities, Fitness center, Laundry and dry cleaning service, daily, Check out services include full service check out, express check out or self-service check out, Airline boarding pass printer, Hilton Honors® Points & Miles™

To reserve a room under the OFAMF discounted room block please call (614) 536-0500 and use the group code OFA or follow this link to book online.

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