Course Program

Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons' Course

Nov20-22, 2020-Presenters and times are subject to change

Friday, November 20th, 2020

3:00 PM The Fairmont hotel check-in

SYMPOSIUM BEGINS

5:15 PM Registration & Cocktail Reception

6:00 PM Welcome Message and Introduction | Laura McClain & Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

 

SUCCEEDING IN PRACTICE 

6:05 PM Getting Started: Dos and Don'ts in Your First Year of Practice | Ishaq Syed, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

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

6:45 PM Dealings with Industry and Future Trends | Jeff Gum, MD

Topic Discussion and Q&A

7:05 PMAdjourn

Saturday, November 21st, 2020

6:30 AM Breakfast

7:30 AM Welcome & Introduction | Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

LUMBAR DEGENERATIVE AND DEFORMITY

7:35 AM Spinal Alignment: What Parameters Are Essential to Measure in My Everyday Practice? | Ishaq Syed, MD

7:45 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

7:50 AM MIS TLIF: Technique Pearls and Outcomes | Navin Subramanian, MD
8:00 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:05 AM Lateral Interbody Fusion: Transpsoas vs Prepsoas, Technique Pearls, and Outcomes | Rex Marco, MD
8:15 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:20 AM Lumbar Fusion: When and Why: ALIF, TLIF, LLIF, 360 | Presenter: Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

Panel: Navin Subramanian, MD; Rex Marco, MD; Mark Prasarn, MD

8:35 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:40 AM Current Trends and Future Directions in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery | Jeff Gum, MD 
8:55 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:10 AM Adjourn

BREAKOUT SESSION I

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

INTERMISSION

10:45 AM Coffee and Refreshment Break

HOT TOPICS  

10:55 AM Managing Common Complications | Rex Marco, MD

11:10 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:15 AM Navigation and Robotics in Practice: Marketing or Value? | Jeff Gum, MD
11:25 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:30 AM Fusion Biologics: Alternatives? What, When, and how? | Mark Prasarn, MD
11:40 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:45 AM SI-joint Diagnosis and Treatment | Navin Subramanian, MD
11:55 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A

LUNCH

12:00 PM  Lunch

BREAKOUT SESSION II

1:00 PM -2:35 PM Didactic Sessions with Industry:

CERVICAL SPINE  

2:35 PM Cervical Radiculopathy: TDR vs ACDF: When, Which, how? | Neil Badlani, MD, MBA 
2:50 PM Topic Discussion and Q&A


CASE PRESENTATIONS WITH PANEL DISCUSSION

2:55 PM Cervical Myelopathy-Anterior vs Posterior | Presenter: Ishaq Syed, MD

Panel: Jeff Gum, MD; Andrew Fanous, MD
 

3:15 PM Cervical Trauma Cases | Presenter: Mark Prasarn, MD

Panel: Ishaq Syed, MD; Jordan Amadio, MD,  MBA

BREAK OUT SESSION III

3:32  PM-5:15 PM

 

Didactic Sessions with Industry

5:00 PM Adjourn

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

 6:30 AM Breakfast

TRANSITIONING FROM FELLOWSHIP INTO PRACTICE

7:30 AM Alumni Roundtable: What to Expect in Your First Year of Practice 

Panel: Andrew Fanous, MD; Jordan Amadio, MD, MBA

8:10 AM Finding the Right Practice: Academics v. Private Practice| Moderator: Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

8:30 AM Presenters: Navin Subramanian, MD - Privat; Mark Prasarn, MD - Academic

Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:40 AM Whirlwind Tour of Billing and Coding | Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:05 AM Avoiding Burnout, Team Building, and Happiness in Practice | Rex Marco, MD

SYMPOSIUM ENDS

9:30 AM Closing Remarks | Glenn Abel & Andrew Wolpe