Scott Alter, DPM Memorial Lecture Series
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Gennady Geskin, MD – Jefferson Hills, PA
1. Peripheral Vascular Disease
2. Venous Compression Syndrome
3. Critical Limb Ischemia
Lawrence Karlock, DPM, FACFAS – Austintown, OH
1. The Diabetic Foot: Neuropathic Ulcer Treatment Options
2. The Crossover Second Toe: Can We Keep it Straight?
3. Elective Diabetic Foot Surgery
Ryan McMillen, DPM, FACFAS – Pittsburgh, PA
Faculty, West Penn Hospital Foot & Ankle Surgical Residency Program;
Chief of Podiatry, Jefferson Hospital
1. Immediate Weight Bearing in Foot and Ankle Surgery
2. Arthroscopic Double Arthrodesis
3. Pre-Operative Charcot Planning
Ross E. Taubman, DPM, FACFAS – Franklin, TN
PICA Chief Medical Officer and President
1. So You Like to Communicate Electronically: What’s the Risk?
2. Your Current Patient is Suing Their Former Podiatrist: What Should I Do?
3. Success is all About Customer Service: Why Patients Sue Their Doctors
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
NO CASH OR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS
On-site registration, with a check, is available the day of the conference. NO CASH OR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.
Foot & Ankle surgeons, podiatrists, orthopedic surgeons and other health care providers involved in the clinical and surgical management of the foot and ankle.
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.
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.
- 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 6.00 Attendance
- 6.00 DPM