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Medical Education Training Program — Foot and Ankle

East Coast Foot and Ankle Summit Level III

Friday-Saturday, January 24-25, 2020
Naples, FL



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




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Jesse Doty, MD

Erlanger Health System
Chattanooga, TN

Fellowship: Saint Alphonsus Foot and Ankle Clinic
Boise, ID

Eric Giza, MD

Assistant Professor and Chief of the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Program at UC Davis
Sacramento, CA

Fellowships: Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group
Santa Monica, CA; Sullivan Foot & Ankle Fellowship
Sydney, Australia

Thomas G. Harris, MD

Harbour-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA

Fellowship: UCLA-Harbor/Balance Orthopaedics
Long Beach, CA


Andrew R. Hsu, MD

Assitant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
University of California
Irvine Orange, CA

Fellowship: OrthoCarolina
Charlotte, NC


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Anish R. Kadakia, MD

Northwestern Medicine
Chicago, IL

Fellowship: Mercy Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

Ryan B. Rigby, DPM

Logan Regional Orthopedics
Logan, UT

Fellowship: Sarasota Orthopedic Associates Foot & Ankle Fellowship
Sarasota, FL

Anand Vora, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Illinois
Chicago, IL

Fellowships: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Union Memorial Hospital/Mercy Medical Center
Baltimore, MD


Troy S. Watson, MD

Editor, Foot and Ankle International Journal

Fellowship: OrthoCarolina
Charlotte, NC



Friday, January 24, 2020

7:00 am Breakfast
7:45 am Opening Comments
  Didactic Session I: Ankle Instability
8:00 am Brace Yourself: InternalBrace™ Ligament Augmentation in 2020
8:10 am ATFL InternalBrace™ Ligament Augmentation 2.0
8:20 am Ankle Instability Case Discussion
Didactic Session II: Trauma
9:00 am IM Nail for Fibula Fractures? But Plates Are So Easy!
9:10 am How Can I Be Sure the Syndesmosis is Accurately Reduced?
9:30 am The Low-Energy Lisfranc: Optimizing Management
9:40 am  Trauma Case Discussions
Didactic Session III: Achilles Pathology
10:20 am How Should a Midsubstance Rupture Be Fixed?
10:30 am Pull it Together! Three Pearls for a Better PARS SpeedBridge™ Repair
10:40 am Enthesis Thesis: Why a Double-Row Makes Sense
10:50 am Achilles Pathology Case Discussion Now?
11:30 am Foot and Ankle Innovation: What’s Arthrex Up to
11:40 am Biologic Innovations for Foot and Ankle: What’s New?
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm ArthroLab Session: Ankle Instability, Achilles, and Trauma
4:00 pm Reception
5:00 pm Adjourn

Saturday, January 25, 2020

7:00 am Breakfast
7:50 am Opening Comments – Medical Education
  Didactic Session IV: Flatfoot
8:00 am Push or Pull? The Rationale for Spring Ligament Repair in AAFD
8:10 am Spring Ligament Predicament: An Augmented Solution
8:20 am Fighting for Flatfoot Fusion: Emerging Technologies for Stage III
8:30 am Flatfoot Case Discussions
  Didactic Session V: Forefoot
9:10 am Keep it Down! Simplifying Plantar Plate Repair
9:20 am Lesser Toe: Dealing With the Bigger Problem
9:30 am Interposition Proposition: Outcomes of Motion-Sparing Solutions for Rigidus
9:40 am Go Low: Pearls for Plantar Lapidus Success
9:40 am Hallux Valgus Case Discussions
Didactic Session VI: Arthroscopy and Endoscopy
11:00 am Emerging Technologies in Foot and Ankle Surgery
11:10 am The OCD Sea: Navigating Options for Cartilage Repair
11:20 am Endoscopic Topic: EndoBlade™ Gastroc Recession and Plantar Fascia Release
11:30 am OCD Case Discussion
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm ArthroLab Session II: Arthroscopy and EndoBlade
2:00 pm ArthroLab Session III: Flatfoot and Forefoot (Open)
4:00 pm Adjourn
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