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Medical Education Training Program — Foot and Ankle


Monday, May 6, 2019
Naples, Florida



This technique-oriented program is designed to expose physician attendees to the latest surgical concepts in Foot and Ankle techniques. Practical hands-on lab and training sessions maximize surgeon exposure to the latest tools and techniques.




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Eric Ferkel, MD

Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Van Nuys,CA
Fellowships: New England Baptist Hospital
Charlotte, NC

Thomas Harris, MD

UCLA Harbor Medical Center
Torrance, CA
Fellowship — UCLA-Harbor/Balance Orthopaedics
Long Beach, CA


Stephen Schroeder, DPM

Sports Medicine Oregon
Tigard, OR
Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT



Foot and Ankle

7:15 am Breakfast
7:50 am Opening Comments
8:00 am The Painful Cartilage Defect: Watch or Fix?
Case 1: Talus Osteocondral Lesion (OCD)
8:10 am Augmented Microfracture Works Best
8:20 am OATS® Procedure Works Best
8:30 am Cartiform®* Viable Osteochondral Allograft Works Best
8:40 am Panel Discussion
Procedure Pearls
9:00 am What’s in Your BioCartilage® Extracellular Matrix?
9:10 am Cartiform Allograft Anchoring Techniques
9:20 am Medial Malleolar Osteotomy
9:30 am OATS Procedure Mosaicplasty
9:40 am IntraOsseous BioPlasty™ (IOBP) System
9:50 pm Management of Ankle Fractures with Concomitant OCD
Case 2: Large OCD with an Underlying Bone Cyst
10:00 am Impaction Grafting and Cartiform Viable Osteochondral Allograft  
10:10 pm Block Allograft: Dos and Don’ts
10:20 pm Panel Discussion
10:40 am ArthroLab Session I
12:30 am Lunch
1:15 pm Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™ Medical Education
1:20 pm Literature Review: ACP and Angel® Bone Marrow Concentrate in Cartilage Restoration
Case 3: MTP OCD
1:30 pm OATS® Procedure Plug: Talar Head, Knee, or Fresh Allograft?
1:40 pm Augmented Microfracture Can Help
1:50 pm Cartiform® Viable Osteochondral Allograft Resurfacing
2:00 pm Panel Discussion
Procedure Pearls
2:20 pm Distal Tibial Osteotomy
2:30 pm OCL as a Result of Occult Ligamentous Instability
2:50 pm Salvage: MTP Fusion
3:00 pm Salvage: Ankle Fusion
3:10 pm ArthroLab Session II
4:30 pm Adjourn


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