Course Program & Schedule*


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2020

3:00 PM

The Fairmont hotel check - in

SYMPOSIUM BEGINS

5:15 PM

Registration & Cocktail Reception

6:00 PM

Welcome Message and Introduction

 

CASE PRESENTATIONS/DEBATES AND PANEL DISCUSSION  

6:05 PM

Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis | Moderator: Gurvinder Deol, MD
Panel: Safdar Khan, MD; R. Todd Allen. MD

6:20 PM

Cervical Myelopathy |Moderator: Steven Garfin, MD
Panel: Gregory Lopez, MD; William Donaldson, MD

6:35 PM

Understanding Ancillary Opportunities | Neil Badlani, MD, MBA

6:50 PM

Adjourn

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2020

6:30 AM 

Breakfast

7:30 AM 

Welcome & Introduction | Frank Phillips, MD

PRINCIPLES OF TREATMENT | Moderator: Frank Phillips, MD 

7:35 AM

7:45 AM

Spinal Alignment: What Parameters Are Essential to Measure in My Everyday Practice? | Safdar Khan, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

7:50 AM 
8:00 AM

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

8:05 AM
8:15 AM

Lateral Interbody Fusion: Technique Pearls and Outcomes | Gregory Lopez, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:20 AM

8:35 AM

Lumbar Fusion: When and Why: ALIF, TLIF, LLIF, 360 | Moderator: Wellington K Hsu, MD
Panel: Gurvinder Deol, MD; Frank Phillips, MD; William Donaldson, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:40 AM
8:50 AM

Adult Deformity: Surgical Treatment | Safdar Khan, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:55 AM
9:05 AM

Deformity Case | R. Todd Allen, MD
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

PRINCIPLES OF TREATMENT | Moderator: Stephen Ryu, MD

10:55 AM
11:05 AM

Managing Common Complications | Gurvinder Deol, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:10 AM
11:20 AM

Navigation and Robotics in Practice: Marketing or Value? | William Donaldson, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:25 AM
11:37 AM

Fusion Biologics: Alternatives? What, When and how? | Wellington K Hsu, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

11:42AM
11:52 PM

SI-joint Diagnosis and Treatment | Steven Garfin, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

LUNCH

12:00 PM 

Lunch

BREAKOUT SESSION II

1:00 PM
2:35 PM

 

Didactic Sessions with Industry

CERVICAL RADICULOPATHY | Moderator: Gurvinder Deol, MD 

2:35 PM
2:45 PM

Cervical TDR: When, Which, how? | Frank Phillips, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

LATERAL SURGERY: DEBATE | Moderator: R. Todd Allen, MD

2:50 PM

Trans-psoas is Tried and Proven | Gurvinder Deol, MD

2:56 PM
3:02 PM 

Pre-psoas Reduces Complications | Neil Badlani, MD, MBA
Topic Discussion and Q&A

3:12 PM

A Primer on Bundled Payments: Preparing for the Future | Tom Gallagher

BREAK OUT SESSION III

3:32  PM-
5:15 PM

 

Didactic Sessions with Industry

5:15 PM

Adjourn

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2020

 6:30 AM 

Breakfast

TRANSITIONING FROM FELLOWSHIP INTO PRACTICE

7:30 AM 

Alumni Panel: What to Expect in Your First Year of Practice | Moderator: Steven Garfin, MD
Panel: TBD

8:10 AM 
8:25 AM

Dealings with Industry and Future Trends | Frank Phillips, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

8:30 AM

9:00 AM

Finding the Right Practice: Academics v. Private Practice |Moderator: William Donaldson, MD
Panel:Wellington Hsu, MD; Neil Badlani, MD, MBA
Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:05 AM 

Getting Started: Dos and Don'ts in Your First Year of Practice | Greg Lopez, MD

9:25 AM

Topic Discussion and Q&A

9:30 AM
9:50 AM

Whirlwind Tour of Billing and Coding | Stephen Ryu, MD
Topic Discussion and Q&A

SYMPOSIUM ENDS

9:55 AM

Closing Remarks | Glenn Abel & Andrew Wolpe

10:00 AM 

Adjourn