Scott Alter, DPM Memorial Lecture Series

Pittsburgh, PA US
January 18, 2020

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Michelle Butterworth, DPM, FACFAS – Kingstree, SC

Chief of Medical Staff, Williamsburg Regional Hospital

           1.             Bunion Complications

2.             Stage II TPTD Evaluation and Treatment

             3.             Hammertoe Treatment Options

Mathew Hentges, DPM, FACFAS – Pittsburgh, PA

Faculty, Attending Physician, West Penn Hospital, Foot & Ankle Surgical Residency Program

1.             Primary Arthrodesis for Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation

  2.             Bone Grafting in the Foot and Ankle

  3.             1st MTP Joint Arthrodesis for 1st MTP Pathology

  4.             Charcot Joint Reconstruction

Kimberlee B. Hobizal, DPM, MHA, FACFAS – Beaver, PA

Residency Director, Heritage Valley Health System Podiatric Surgery

1.             Total Ankle Arthroplasty:  Now or Later?

2.             Trends in Surgical Management of Ankle Arthritis:  To Fuse or Not to Fuse?

3.             Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis:  The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

4.             Lengthening the Lateral Column:  Overlooked in Hindfoot Surgery?


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: 
01/18/2020 - 7:30am EST
Event ends: 
01/18/2020 - 2:30pm EST
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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