Course Program
Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons' Course
Nov. 17-19, 2023-Presenters and times are subject to change

Friday, November 17th, 2023

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM Cadaver Labs Off-Site

3:00 PM The Loews hotel check-in

SYMPOSIUM BEGINS

5:15 PM Registration & Cocktail Reception

6:00 PM Welcome Message and Introduction | Frank Phillips, MD

 

SUCCEEDING IN PRACTICE 

6:10 PM Getting Started: Dos and Don'ts in Your First Year of Practice and Building a Referral Network | Jad Khalil, MD
6:20 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A

6:25 PM ASCs and Other Ancillary Opportunities | Neil Badlani, MD, MBA
6:40 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A

6:45 PM Dealings with Industry and Future Trends | Frank Phillips, MD

7:00 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A

7:05 PMAdjourn

7:30 PM Dinner with Medtronic: For Fellows and Young Surgeons

Saturday, November 18th, 2022

6:30 AM Breakfast

7:30 AM Welcome & Introduction |

LUMBAR DEGENERATIVE AND DEFORMITY

7:35 AM MIS TLIF: Technique Pearls and Outcomes | Stephen Ryu, MD
7:45 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

7:50 AM Lateral Interbody Fusion: Transpsoas vs Prepsoas, Technique Pearls, and Outcomes | Gurvinder Deol, MD 
8:00 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:05 AM Ask the expert's case presentations- Lumbar Fusion: When to fuse and techniques: ALIF, TLIF, LLIF, 360 | Presenters: Jad Khalil, MD, Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

Panel Discussion: Gurvinder Deol, MD; Frank Phillips, MD

8:35 AM Spinal Alignment: What Parameters Are Essential to Measure in My Everyday Practice? | Safdar Khan, MD

8:45 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

8:50 AM Ask the expert's case presentations- Deformity and degenerative scoliosis, Presenters: Steven Garfin, MD, Elizabeth Lord, MD
Panel: Safdar Khan, MD, R. Todd Allen, MD, Ph.D

BREAKOUT SESSION I

9:15 AM-10:45 AM  Didactic Sessions with Industry

INTERMISSION

10:45 AM Coffee and Refreshment Break

FACULTY CASE DISCUSSIONS 

11:00 AM Case Discussions in Breakout rooms

Cervical Myelopathy-Anterior vs. Posterior Cases | Neil Badlani, MD, MBA, Frank Phillips, MD, Stephen Ryu, MD

Cervical Trauma Cases | R. Todd Allen, MD, Ph.D, Steven Garfn, MD, Jad Khalil, MD

Lumbar Deformity Case | Safdar Khan, MD, Elizabeth Lord, MD, Andrew Fanous, MD, FAANS, Gurvinder Deol, MD

LUNCH

12:05 PM  Lunch 

BREAKOUT SESSION II

1:05 PM -2:35 PM Didactic Sessions with Industry:

HOT TOPICS

2:35 PM Cervical Radiculopathy What’s new: TDR vs. ACDF: When, Which, and How? | Frank Phillips, MD

2:45 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

2:50 PM Fusion Biologics What’s new: Alternatives? What, When, and How? | Gurvinder Deol, MD

3:00 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

3:05 PM SI-Joint: New trends and uses for SI fusion including pelvic fixation | R. Todd Allen, MD, Ph.D

3:15 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

3:20 PM Augmented Reality in Spine Surgery | Andrew Fanous, MD, FAANS
3:30 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A

BREAK OUT SESSION III

3:45 PM-5:15 PM Didactic Sessions with Industry

SPONSORED CASE STUDIES

Groups rotate through three sessions with faculty-based case discussions

5:15 PM Case Discussions - cases are sponsored by Industry.

6:05 to 6:10 PM Adjourn

Sunday, November 19th,  2023

 6:30 AM Breakfast

TRANSITIONING FROM FELLOWSHIP INTO PRACTICE

7:30 AM Alumni Roundtable: What to Expect in Your First Year of Practice | Moderator: Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

Panel Members: TBD

8:10 AM Finding the Right Practice: Academics v. Private Practice| Moderator: Jad Khalil, MD

Panel Members: Neil Badlani, MD, MBA; R. Todd Allen, MD

8:30 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:35 AM Online Marketing - Social Media, Patient Reviews, How to Grow a Successful Practice | Elizabeth Lord, MD

8:45 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:50 AM Whirlwind Tour of Billing and Coding | Stephen Ryu, MD

9:05 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:10 AM My Experience as a Spine Patient | Steven Garfin, MD

9:25 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:30 AM Happiness in Practice | Stephen Ryu, MD

9:45 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

SYMPOSIUM ENDS

9:50 AM Closing Remarks | Glenn Abel, CEO of Magnifi Group