Scott Alter, DPM Memorial Lecture Series

Pittsburgh, PA US
April 4, 2020

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS – Canfield, OH

Director of Residency Training, East Liverpool City Hospital, Director of Fellowship

1.             Same Day Weight Bearing Lapidus and Without 1st MTP Dissection

2.             Total Ankle Replacement

3.             Hammer Toe Correction, Soft Tissue Balancing – “Leave the Bone Alone”

4.             Percutaneous Calcaneal Displacement Osteotomies

5.             Staged Charcot Reconstruction

Adrianne Ross, DPM, FACFAS – Decatur, GA

Teaching Faculty, Emory Decatur Podiatric Surgery; Teaching Faculty Atlanta VA

1.             Intrinsic Foot Flaps

2.             Algorithmic Approach to Peripheral Nerve Surgery

3.             Nerve Grafting

4.             The Orthoplastic Approach to Lower Extremity Wounds

Joanna Wyman, DPM, FACFAS – Arlington, VA

Chief, Podiatric Surgery at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

1.             Repair of Lapidus Non-Union With Autograft Harvest

2.             Post Traumatic Complications in the Rearfoot and Ankle

3.             Heel Pain – Is it Always Plantar Fasciitis?


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 DPM
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/04/2020 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
04/04/2020 - 2:30pm
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 DPM
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
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