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Course Program
Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons' Course
Nov. 22-24, 2024 
Presenters and times are subject to change

Friday, November 22

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM | SI BONE & Abbott Cadaver Labs hosted for Fellows and Young Surgeons.

3:00 PM | The Fairmont Hotel Check-In

 

SYMPOSIUM BEGINS

5:15 PM Registration & Cocktail Reception | 

6:10 PM Welcome Message and Introduction |   Frank Phillips, MD

 

SUCCEEDING IN PRACTICE  - 

6:20 PM | Getting Started: Dos and Don’ts in Your First Year of Practice and Building a Referral Network |  Deeptee Jain, MD, FAAOS

6:30 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

6:35 PM | ASCs and Spine Surgery - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly | Neil Badlani, MD 

6:50 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

6:55 PM | Dealings with Industry | Frank Phillips, MD

7:10 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

7:15 PM | 5 Tips to Avoid Financial Revisions | Brad Quick, CPEA: Vestia Advisors, LLC

7:35 PM | Topic Discussion and Q&A 

 

7:40 PM | Adjourn

 

7:45 PM | Dinner with SI BONE: For Fellows and Young Surgeons

        

 

Saturday, November 23

6:30 AM | Breakfast | 

 

LUMBAR DEGENERATIVE AND DEFORMITY

7:35 AM | MIS TLIF: Technique Pearls and Outcomes | Neil Badlani, MD

7:45 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

7:50 AM | Single Position Lateral Interbody Fusion: Technique Pearls and 20-years of Outcomes | Frank Phillips, MD

8:00 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

8:05 AM | Prone-Lateral Surgery: Technique Pearls, and Outcomes | Jad Khalil, MD

8:15 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

8:20 AM | Ask the Experts Lumbar Fusion Case and Debate: When to Fuse and Techniques: ALIF, TLIF, LLIF, 360 | Moderator: Deeptee Jain, MD; Peter Derman, MD; Frank Phillips, MD; Jad Kahlil, MD, FAAOS

BREAKOUT SESSION I

9:00 - 10:45 AM | Didactic Sessions with Industry | International Ballroom

 

INTERMISSION

10:45 - 10:55 AM - International Foyer

 

10:55 AM | Spinal Alignment: What Parameters Are Essential to Measure in My Everyday Practice? | Safdar Khan, MD

11:05 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

 

11:10 AM | Robotics, Augmented Reality and Navigation for Spinal Deformity | Andrew Fanous, MD, FAANS

 

11:30 AM | Ask The Experts Case Presentations – Deformity, Degenerative Scoliosis Cases and Debates: When Do We Need Guidance? What Levels Do We Fuse? | Moderator: Safdar Khan, MD; Panel: R. Todd Allen, MD, PhD.; Andrew Fanous, MD, FAANS

LUNCH

12:00 - 1:00 PM | Lunch Session - Parisian Room

 

Hot Topics

1:00 PM | Cervical Radiculopathy - What’s new: TDR vs ACDF: When, Which, and How? | Stephen Ryu, MD
1:10 PM | Topic Discussions and Q&A

1:15 PM | Biologics and Cages That Enable Fusion – What’s new: Alternatives? What, When, and How? | R. Todd Allen, MD, PhD
1:25 PM | Topic Discussions and Q&A

1:30 PM | Current Thoughts on Pelvic Fixation | Safdar Khan, MD
1:45 PM | Topic Discussions and Q&A

1:50 PM | Spinal Endoscopy | Peter Derman, MD
2:00 PM | Topic Discussions and Q&A

 

BREAKOUT SESSION II

2:15 – 4:00 PM | Didactic Session with Industry | 

BREAK

4:00 – 4:10 PM | PM Refreshment Break

Round Table Case Discussions

4:10 – 5:45 PM | Round Table Case Discussions
Fellows’ and Young Surgeons will be divided into small groups and rotate between the following topics. Each case discussion will last for 25-minutes
Cervical Myelopathy | Deeptee Jain, MD, FAAOS; Jad Khalil, MD; Frank Phillips, MD 
Lumbar Deformity | R. Todd Allen, MD, PhD; Andrew Fanous, MD, FAANS; Safdar Khan, MD 
Complications | Peter Derman, MD; Stephen Ryu, MD; James Rizkalla, MD; Daniel Kim, MD

 

5:55 PM | Adjourn

 

Sunday, November 24

6:30 AM | Breakfast - Parisian Room

 

TRANSITIONING FROM FELLOWSHIP INTO PRACTICE

7:30 AM Alumni Roundtable:  Transitioning From Fellowship Into Practice | Moderator: Andrew Fanous, MD, FAANS; Panel: Daniel Kim, MD; James Rizkalla, MD

 

8:00 AM | Finding the Right Practice: Academics v. Private Practice | Moderator: Jad Khalil, MD; Panel: R. Todd Allen, MD, PhD; Deeptee Jain, MD, FAAOS

8:20 AM | Online Marketing – Social Media, Patient Reviews, How to Grow a Successful Practice | Peter Derman, MD
8:30 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:35 AM | Designing your Career: Finding Your Inspiration | Deeptee Jain, MD, FAAOS
8:50 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:55 AM | Whirlwind Tour of Billing and Coding | Jad Khalil, MD
9:05 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:10 AM | Happiness in Practice | Stephen Ryu, MD
9:25 AM | Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:30 AM | Ask The Experts: Preparing for the Board - Attendee Case Presentations | Moderators: R. Todd Allen, MD, Ph.D; Jad Khalil, MD, Stephen Ryu MD Panel: Fellows and Young Surgeons

Fellows and Young Surgeons’ are invited to speak at the podium to share interesting cases for review and discussion with the other attendees and faculty.

 

10:05 AM | Closing Remarks | Glenn Abel, Magnifi Group, Inc. 

 

10:10 AM Course Concludes

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