Course Program

Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons' Course

Nov. 18-20, 2022-Presenters and times are subject to change

Friday, November 18th, 2022

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Cadaver Labs Off-Site

3:00 PM The Fairmont Austin hotel check-in

SYMPOSIUM BEGINS

5:15 PM Registration & Cocktail Reception

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

 

SUCCEEDING IN PRACTICE 

6:05 PM Getting Started: Dos and Don'ts in Your First Year of Practice and Building a Referral Network | Gregory Lopez, 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 19th, 2022

6:30 AM Breakfast

7:30 AM Welcome & Introduction |

LUMBAR DEGENERATIVE AND DEFORMITY

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

7:45 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

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

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

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

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

8:35 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:40 AM Current Trends and Future Directions in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery |  R. Todd Allen, MD
8:55 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:00 AM Cervical Radiculopathy: TDR vs. ACDF: When, Which, how? | Frank Phillips, MD

9:15 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

BREAKOUT SESSION I

9:15 AM-10:55 AM  Didactic Sessions with Industry

INTERMISSION

10:55 AM Coffee and Refreshment Break

HOT TOPICS  

11:10 AM Fusion Biologics: Alternatives? What, When, and how? | Safdar Khan, MD 

11:20 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:25 AM SI-joint Diagnosis and Treatment | Steven Garfin, MD
11:35 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:40 AM AR in Spine Surgery | Frank Phillips, MD
11:50 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

LUNCH

11:55 PM  Lunch with Baxter Medical - The Importance of Orthobiologics in Spinal Fusion Procedures | Fabian Sommer, MD

BREAKOUT SESSION II

12:55 PM -2:30 PM Didactic Sessions with Industry:

BREAKOUT SESSIONS - CASE DISCUSSIONS

Small groups rotate through four sessions with faculty based case discussions

2:30 PM Case discussions 

  • Cervical Myelopathy-Anterior vs. Posterior | Neil Badlani, MD, MBA; Gregory Lopez, MD

  • Cervical Trauma Cases | Steven Garfin, MD, R. Todd Allen, MD, Samual Overly, MD

  • Lumbar Deformity Case | Jad Khalil, MD; Safdar Khan, MD; Andrew Fanous, MD, FAANS

  • Common Complications Case | Gurvinder Deol, MD; Stephen Ryu, MD

BREAK OUT SESSION III

4:10 PM-5:45 PM Didactic Sessions with Industry

5:45 PM Adjourn

Sunday, November 20th, 2022

 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: Andrew Fanous, MD; Samuel Overly, MD

8:20 AM Finding the Right Practice: Academics v. Private Practice| Moderator: Jad Khalil, MD

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

8:45 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:50 AM Developing a Succesful Practice | Jad Khalil, MD

9:05 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:10 AM Whirlwind Tour of Billing and Coding | Stephen Ryu, MD

9:30 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:35 AM Happiness in Practice | Stephen Ryu, MD

9:45 AM Topic Discussion and Q&A

SYMPOSIUM ENDS

9:50 AM Closing Remarks | Glenn Abel & Andrew Wolpe