Scott Alter, DPM Memorial Lecture Series

Pittsburgh, PA US
September 7, 2019

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Patrick R. Burns, DPM – Pittsburgh, PA

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

1.           Managing 5th Metatarsal Osteomyelitis

2.           Surgical Management of Large Talar Deficits

3.           Complications of External Fixation

4.           The Cotton Osteotomy

Alan Catanzariti, DPM, FACFAS – Pittsburgh, PA

Program Director, West Penn Hospital Foot & Ankle Residency Program

1.           Stage II Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity:  Why Trash the Posterior Tibial Tendon?

2.           Implications of Deltoid Ligament Insufficiency in Late-Stage Adult Acquired Flatfoot

3.           Surgical Management of Tarsal Coalitions:  A Practical Approach

Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS, FACFAS – Ellicott City, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine

1.           Is Frontal Plane Correction for HAV Necessary?

2.           What Am I Putting on the Wound and Why?

3.           Beyond Beaming:  What Other Considerations Do We Have For Treating Midfoot Charcot?

4.           Adult Rigid Flatfoot Deformity

5.           Pediatric Rigid Flatfoot Deformity


Registration Fee Process:

Make check payable to: WPFAS

Fee: $400 for four (4) or $135 each

Send check to:  Beth Sheedy, West Penn Hospital, Foot & Ankle Institute, 4800 Friendship Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224


 On-Site Registration:

On-site registration, with a check, is available the day of the conference.  NO CASH OR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.

Target Audience


Foot & Ankle surgeons, podiatrists, orthopedic surgeons and other health care providers involved in the clinical and surgical management of the foot and ankle.

Learning Objectives

Attendees will develop a comprehensive understanding of “state-of-the-art” principles and techniques of foot and ankle surgery.

Attendees will understand principles of managing complications and limb-salvage.

Attendees will understand the use and application of emerging techniques involving orthobiologics, arthroscopy, endoscopy, total ankle replacement, intramedullary fixation, external fixation, and cartilage replacement.

Attendees will understand new concepts and techniques utilized in the management of complex diabetic lower extremity problems such as Charcot, ankle fractures, osteomyelitis and significant soft tissue deficits.

Attendees will understand the management of foot and ankle trauma including ankle fractures, calcaneal fractures, forefoot fractures, ankle sprains and osteochondral lesions of the talus.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Attendance
  • 6.00 DPM
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/07/2019 - 7:30am EDT
Event ends: 
09/07/2019 - 2:30pm EDT
West Penn Hospital - Wintergarden Conference Center - Friendship Cafeteria - 1st Floor - North Tower
4800 Friendship Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
United States

Each six hour course is awarded 6.0 credit hours. The Western Pennsylvania Hospital is approved

by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

The Western Pennsylvania Hospital has approved this activity for a maximum of six (6) continuing education contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Attendance
  • 6.00 DPM


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