2018 Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium

Hosted by the Grant Podiatric Residency Program and the OHFAMA Central Academy
Saturday, February 10, 2018
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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Sponsors - Sponsorships are sold out, please contact Luci Ridolfo to be placed on a wait list - lridolfo@ohfama.org


Physicians - Please click here for a printable registration form or Click here to Register Online


Christopher Hyer, DPM - Chairman;  Patrick Bull, DO;  William DeCarbo, DPM;  Dave DeLuccia, LPO; Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM;  Elizabeth Hewitt, DPM;  Karen Lynch, CNP;  Mark Prissel, DPM;  Bret Smith, DO;  Rebecca Sundling, DPM;  Randall Thomas, DPM

Symposium Schedule

Emerging Concepts and Technology
7:30-7:45       1st Metatarsal Head OCD Treated with Particulate Juvenile Cartilage   Speaker – Dr. Bull
7:45-8:00       Subchondroplasty for Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome   Speaker – Dr. DiDomenico
8:00-8:15       Results of Derotational Correction for Lapidus Bunionectomy:  A Year Later                                           Speaker – Dr. DeCarbo
8:15-8:30       Early Experience with 1st MTP Polymer Spacer for Hallux Rigidus   Speaker – Dr. Bull
8:30-9:00       Panel/Case Discussion    Dr. DeCarbo – Moderator

Ligamentous Injuries
9:00-9:15       The Failed Brostrom-Gould: Now What?   Speaker – Dr. Smith
9:15-9:30       Chronic Syndesmosis Injury: Approach to Treatment    Speaker – Dr. DiDomenico
9:30-9:45       Deltoid injuries: When and How Do We Repair?   Speaker – Dr. Prissel
9:45-10:00     Subtle Lisfranc Ligament Injuries: How to Diagnosis and Fix   Speaker – Dr. Thomas
10:00-10:30   Panel/Case Discussion   Dr. Prissel – Moderator

10:30-11:00   Break

Charcot and Hindfoot Reconstruction
11:00-11:15   Bracing, Inserts, and Walkers   Speaker – Dave DeLuccia, LPO
11:15-11:30   Strategies in Charcot Reconstruction: Framed or An Inside Job?   Speaker – Dr. Hewitt
11:30-11:45   Reconstruction of Chronic Peritalar Subluxation    Speaker – Dr. DeCarbo
11:45-12:00   What is the Role of the Bridle Procedure?   Speaker – Dr. Hyer
12:00-12:30   Panel/Case Discussion   Dr. Thomas – Moderator

12:30-1:30     Lunch with Exhibitors

The Medicine of Surgery
1:30-1:45       The Painful Truth: Are Surgeons the Culprit of the Opioid Epidemic?   Speaker – Dr. Sundling
1:45-2:00       Multi-Modal Pain Control: It’s Not All About Opioid Meds   Speaker – Karen Lynch, CNP
2:00-2:15       The Biology of Non-Unions: How to Alter the Biology of Bone Healing   Speaker – Dr. Smith
2:15-2:30       Bone Marrow Aspirate: What Does It Do and Is It Effective?   Speaker – Dr. Prissel
2:30-2:45       Panel/Case Discussion   Dr. DiDomenico – Moderator

2:45-3:00       Break

3:00 – 3:45    Original Investigations from Ohio Foot and Ankle Resident Programs
                      Dr. Smith – Moderator
3:45 – 5:00    Chief Resident Case Presentations
                      Dr. Bull – Moderator
5:00-6:00       Resident and Young Physician’s Social (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 OHFAMA room block please call (614) 536-0500 and use the group code CCF or follow this link to book online.