OFFICE OF CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

12th Annual International External Fixation Symposium


  • Course Info
  • Registration
  • 2017 Speakers
  • Past Speakers
  • Location
  • San Antonio




Course Description

The 12th Annual International External Fixation Symposium (IEFS) presented by UT Health San Antonio provides a comprehensive overview of surgery for the diabetic foot and ankle. Led by national and international experts, evidence-based lectures with dynamic panel discussions are augmented by detailed hands-on surgical training in cadaveric workshops. The IEFS gives participants a unique interactive learning experience within the setting of the beautiful San Antonio Hill Country.


Target Audience
This symposium is designed to meet the unique educational needs of podiatric surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, vascular surgeons, plastic surgeons, fellows, residents, students and all other health care professionals interested in or involved in the surgical management of traumatic and diabetic lower extremity manifestations.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this continuing education activity, healthcare professionals will be able to:

  • Identify indications and outcomes for peripheral endovascular procedures and open bypass for diabetic limb salvage.
  • Describe and interpret advanced medical imaging for diabetic foot and ankle pathology.
  • Understand the latest options for medical and surgical treatment of diabetic foot infections and Charcot neuroarthropathy.
  • Identify proper diagnosis and surgical treatment for complex diabetic foot and ankle trauma.
  • Understand the history and latest advancements in foot and ankle surgery for diabetic Charcot neuroarthropathy.
  • Interpret options available for plastic surgical reconstruction of diabetic lower extremity defects and apply various techniques in hands-on cadaveric workshops.
  • Effectively apply techniques of external fixation for diabetic lower extremity trauma and Charcot foot and ankle reconstruction in hands-on cadaveric workshops.



Continuing Medical Education Credit Statements

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


CPME: UT Health San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) as a sponsor provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.



Contact
Continuing Medical Education Office
Email: cme@uthscsa.edu
Phone: 1 (866) 601-4448 or (210) 567-4491



2017 IEFS SPEAKERS


Thomas Zgonis, DPM, FACFAS
Professor and Director
Externship and Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship Programs
Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Department of Orthopaedics
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

John J. Anderson, DPM, FACFAS

Hani M. Badahdah, DPM, MD, MS


Ronald Belczyk, DPM


Jason Bowling, MD


Patrick R. Burns, DPM, FACFAS


Michael A. Davis, MD


Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS


Georges Haidar, MD


Alexandru V. Georgescu, MD, PhD


Ioannis Ignatiadis, MD, PhD


Roberto H. Rodriguez, DPM, FACFAS


John J. Stapleton, DPM, FACFAS


Rajeev Suri, MD



PAST SPEAKERS

Animesh Agarwal, MD
Texas, USA

Shah-Hinan Ahmed, MD
Texas, USA

Marque A. Allen, DPM, FACFAS
Texas, USA

Arush Angirasa, DPM, FACFAS
Texas, USA

Thanos Badekas, MD
Athens, Greece

Philip Basile, DPM, FACFAS
Massachusetts, USA

Fabio Batista, MD
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Gregg Bean, MD
Texas, USA

Ronald Belczyk, DPM
California, USA

Jim Binski, MD
Ohio, USA

Neal M. Blitz, DPM, FACFAS
New York, USA

Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS
Connecticut, USA

Jason Bowling, MD
Texas, USA

Patrick R. Burns, DPM, FACFAS

Pennsylvania, USA

Travis C. Burns, MD
Texas, USA

Christopher J. Busken, MD

Alabama, USA

Claire M. Capobianco, DPM, FACFAS
Delaware, USA

James Carr, MD
South Carolina, USA

Thomas J. Chang, DPM, FACFAS
California, USA

Alexander M. Cherkashin, MD
Texas, USA

Paul S. Cooper, MD
Washington DC, USA

Douglas T. Cromack, MD
Texas, USA

Richard J. De Asla, MD
Massachusetts, USA

Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
Ohio, USA

Anil K. Dutta, MD
Texas, USA

Tanil Esemenli, MD
Istanbul, Turkey

Zacharia Facaros, DPM
Virginia, USA

Rajeev Garapati, MD
Illinois, USA

Glenn Garcia, MD
Texas, USA

Sean Garcia, MD
Texas, USA

Alexandru Georgescu, MD, PhD
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Paul M. Glat, MD
Pennsylvania, USA

George Gumann, DPM, FACFAS
Georgia, USA

Georges Haidar, MD
Texas, USA

Ioannis Ignatiadis, MD, PhD

Athens, Greece

Luke C. Jeffries, DPM
Connecticut, USA

Yavuz Kocabey, MD
Kocaeli, Turkey

Armin Koller, MD
Rheine, Germany

Bradley A. Levitt, DPM
Virginia, USA

Jeffrey M. Manway, DPM
Pennsylvania, USA

Luis Marin, DPM, FACFAS
Florida, USA

Erik Monson, DPM, FACFAS
Ohio, USA

Bernard F. Morrey, MD

Texas, USA

Oluwatosin A. Ogunlana, DPM
Texas, USA

Tahir Ogut, MD
Istanbul, Turkey

Ali Oznur, MD
Ankara, Turkey

Michael G. Palladino, DPM, FACFAS
Texas, USA

Enrico Parino, MD
Torino, Italy

Benjamin J. Pearce, MD
Texas, USA

Terrence M. Philbin, DO
Ohio, USA

Vasilios D. Polyzois, MD, PhD
Athens, Greece

Anand Prasad, MD
Texas, USA

Rajiv Rajani, MD
Texas, USA

Crystal L. Ramanujam, DPM, MSc
Texas, USA

Roberto H. Rodriguez, DPM, FACFAS
Texas, USA

Barry I. Rosenblum, DPM, FACFAS
Massachusetts, USA

Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, FACFAS
Wisconsin, USA

Ronald Sage, DPM, FACFAS
Illinois, USA

Enzo Sella, MD
Connecticut, USA

Jayesh B. Shah, MD
Texas, USA

Daniel J. Short, DPM
Texas, USA

Ralph Springfeld, MD
Hamburg, Germany

Emmanouil D. Stamatis, MD
Athens, Greece

John J. Stapleton, DPM, FACFAS
Pennsylvania, USA

Stephen F. Stern, DPM, FACFAS
Virginia, USA

Walter W. Strash, DPM, FACFAS
Texas, USA

Rajeev Suri, MD
Texas, USA

Boulos Toursarkissian, MD
Texas, USA

Victor Valderrabano, MD, PhD
Basel, Switzerland

George F. Wallace, DPM, MBA, FACFAS
New Jersey, USA

Richard D. Weiner, DPM, FACFAS
Ohio, USA

Dane K. Wukich, MD
Texas, USA

Charles Zelen, DPM, FACFAS
Virginia, USA

Thomas Zgonis, DPM, FACFAS
Texas, USA

Bruce Ziran, MD
Georgia, USA



Course Location

La Cantera Hill Country Resort
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, Texas
Phone: (210) 558-6500

Hotel Accommodations
La Cantera Hill Country Resort
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, Texas
Phone: (210) 558-6500
https://www.destinationhotels.com/la-cantera-resort-and-spa


Situated atop one of the highest points in all of San Antonio, you'll find La Cantera Hill Country Resort. It's a place where peace and tranquility flourish. Where emerald fairways and sparkling pools are the only things interrupting the scenic vistas overlooking the Texas Hill Country. A place where you'll find a new sense of relaxation, whether you're staying for business or for a well-deserved vacation. Welcome to La Cantera Hill Country Resort.

Room Rate

$189.00 plus 16.75% tax
Reservation Deadline: Monday, November 13, 2017

A block of rooms has been reserved and will be held until November 13, 2017 at the special rate. When making your reservation, please specify that you will be attending the "UT Health Science Center San Antonio 12th Annual International External Fixation Symposium" in order to qualify for the group rates. Reservations can be made by phone at (210) 558-6500.




 




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