2020 Current Concepts in Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium

Hosted by the Grant Podiatric Residency Program and the OHFAMA Central Academy
Saturday, February 1, 2020
7:30am - 4:30pm - Symposium
4:30pm - 5:30pm - 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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Physicians - Please click here to register online or click here for a printable brochure

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Christopher Hyer, DPM - Chairman
Douglas Blacklidge, DPM
James Cottom, DPM
William DeCarbo, DPM
Michael Dujelia, DPM
Melissa Galli, DPM
Elizabeth Hewitt, DPM
Daniel Logan, DPM
Mark Prissel, DPM
Ryan Scott, DPM
Jonathan Sharpe, DPM


Forefoot Challenges and Solutions
7:30-7:45           MTP Fusion for HAV  Speaker – Dr. Prissel
7:45-8:00           Failed 1st MTP Arthroplasty to Fusion Speaker – Dr. Blacklidge
8:00-8:15           Optimal Technique for 1st MTP fusion Speaker – Dr. Logan
8:15-8:30           HAV and Rotation: Have We Been Ignoring This? Speaker – Dr. Blacklidge
8:30-9:00           Panel Discussion/Cases: Forefoot Revisions/Complications Moderator – Dr. Decarbo

Flatfoot and Tendon Reconstruction
9:00-9:15           FDL Transfer for PTTD  Speaker – Dr. Galli
9:15-9:30           The Utility of the NC Fusion Speaker – Dr. Prissel
9:30-9:45           When FDL/MDCO Isn’t Enough Speaker – Dr. Decarbo
9:45-10:00         It’s Not Going Away: Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy Speaker – Dr. Prissel
10:00-10:30       Panel Discussion/Cases: Tendon Cases/PTTD Cases Moderator – Dr. Dujela

10:30-11:00    Break

Total Ankle Replacements & Reconstruction
11:00-11:15       TAR Implant Selection and Rationale Speaker – Dr. Sharpe
11:15-11:30       Scope Assisted Trauma ORIF Speaker – Dr. Dujela
11:30-11:45       Solutions for Large OCD Lesions of Talus Speaker – Dr. Scott
11:45-12:00       3D-printed Talus: Is This a Good Idea? Speaker – Dr. Sharpe
12:00-12:30       Panel Discussion/Cases: TAR and Ankle Reconstruction Cases Speaker – Dr. Scott

12:30-1:30      Lunch with Exhibitors

Ankle and Sports
1:30-1:45           Controversies in Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction Speaker – Dr. Galli
1:45-2:00           Arthro-Brostrum Speaker – Dr. Cottom
2:00-2:15           What you Can do with Ankle Arthroscopy Speaker – Dr. Scott
2:15-2:30           Posterior Approach for OCD Lesions Speaker – Dr. Logan
2:30-2:45           Plantar Fascia Scope Speaker – Dr. Cottom

2:45 – 3:00     Break

Practice Building & Management
3:00-3:15           Private Practice vs. Hospital Employment Speaker – Dr. Hewitt
3:15-3:30           How to Succeed in a Large Ortho Group Speaker – Dr. Galli
3:30-3:45           Regenerative Medicine in the Office Speaker – Dr. Cottom
3:45-4:00           Amniotic Tissue and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis Speaker – Dr. Hewitt
4:00-4:30           Panel Discussion/Practice Management Moderator – Dr. Dujela

4:30-5:30         Young Members Discussion and Happy Hour                   

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.

For directions and any other information please click here to visit their website