Scott Alter, DPM Memorial Lecture Series 9-11-21

September 11, 2021



8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.


 4 Contact Hours

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS - Youngstown, OH

Director, Residency Training East Liverpool City Hospital;

Director, Fellowship Training, Youngstown, OH

  1. Early Same Day Weight Bearing Lapidus, No Lateral Release, No Medial Eminence Resection
  2. Soft Tissue Balancing, Leave the Bone Alone for Hammer Toe Repair
  3. My 20-Year Experience with Total Ankle Replacement

Laurence Rubin, DPM, FACFAS - Richmond, VA

Director, Virginia Foot & Ankle Surgical Fellowship

  1. Lateral Instability: Associated Deformities that Contribute to Instability of the Ankle and Subtalar Joints and Treatment with an Arthroscopic Double Ligament Stabilization
  2. Medial Ankle Arthritis – Joint Preserving Procedures
  3. Akin Osteotomy – A More Precise Way to Perform the Osteotomy

Registration Fee Process:

Make check payable to: WPFAS

Fee:  $500 for six (6) or $100 each


Send check to: 

Debbie Hoffman, Residency Coordinator

West Penn Hospital, Foot & Ankle Institute,

4800 Friendship Avenue, North Tower, First Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15224




Target Audience

Who Should Attend:

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

Intent and 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
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/11/2021 - 7:30am EDT
Event ends: 
09/11/2021 - 12:15pm EDT

Contact Hours:

Each four hour course is awarded 4.0 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 four (4) continuing education contact hours.


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