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Medical Education Training Program — Foot and Ankle

Surgical Podiatry Symposium

Friday-Saturday, June 11-12, 2021
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.




David J. Caldarella, DPM

Ortho Rhode Island
Providence, RI

Fellowship: Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA

James Cottom, DPM

Fellowship Director, Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center
Sarasota, FL

Fellowship: Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center
Columbus, OH

Michael W. Downey, DPM

Trinity Foot and Ankle Specialists
Fort Worth, TX

Fellowship: Jefferson/Aria 3B Orthopedic Institute
Philadelphia, PA


Justin Fleming, DPM

University Orthopedic Associates
Somerset, NJ

Residency: Emory Healthcare System
Atlanta, GA

Joseph Park, DPM

Burbank Foot Care Center
Burbank, CA

Residency: UCLA Medical Center
Sylmar, CA

Ryan B. Rigby, DPM

Logan Regional Orthopedics
Logan, UT

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


Friday, June 11, 2021
6:30 am   Breakfast Available
7:15 am Registration
7:50 am Welcome and Opening Comments
Didactic Session I: Foot and Ankle Trauma
8:00 am Syndesmosis TightRope® Implant: The Gold Standard?
8:10 am Minimally Invasive Approach to Fibula Fractures: Nailed It!
8:20 am Dealing With the (Acute) Deltoid
8:30 am Low-Energy Lisfranc Injuries
8:40 am Keeping Up With the Jones…Fractures
8:50 am Trauma Rounds
Didactic Session II: Nano Arthroscopy
9:20 am Foot and Ankle Nano Arthroscopy
9:30 am Live Demonstration: NanoScope™ Camera
9:50 am Break
Didactic Session III: Achilles Pathology
10:00 am Optimizing Management of Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy
10:10 am A Paradigm Shift: Treating Achilles Ruptures in 2021
10:20 am Go Perc or Go Home: Achilles Midsubstance SpeedBridge™ Repair
10:30 am Achilles Case Discussions
Didactic Session IV: Lateral Ankle Instability
10:50 am Making Ligament Repairs Great Again
11:00 am ATFL InternalBrace™ Ligament Augmentation: Getting It Right
11:10 am Live Demonstration: Brostrom With ATFL InternalBrace Ligament Augmentation
11:30 am Ankle Instability Case Discussions
11:50 am Innovations in Orthobiologics
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm ArthroLab™ Session I
4:00 pm Reception
5:00 pm Adjourn

Saturday, June 12, 2021
6:30 am   Breakfast Available
7:50 am Opening Comments
Didactic Session V: Forefoot
8:00 am Hallux Valgus: Triplanar Correction
8:10 am Pearls for Plantar Lapidus Success
8:20 am MIS Without the MIStakes
8:30 am With Great Toes Comes Great Responsibility
8:40 am Live Demonstration: MaxForce™ MTP Arthrodesis
9:00 am Hallux Rigidus: Motion Sparing Solution
9:10 am Great Toe Case Discussions
9:30 am Forefoot Indications for InternalBrace Ligament Augmentation
9:40 am Keep it Down! Simplifying Plantar Plate Repairs
9:50 am Hammertoes: Small Toes, Big Problems
10:00 am Lesser Toe Case Discussions
10:20 am Break 
Didactic Session VI: Flatfoot
10:30 am Getting it Right: Spring Ligament InternalBrace Augmentation
10:40 am Stage III: Fighting for Fusion
10:50 am Ankle Fusion Solutions
11:00 am Endoscopic Gastroc Recession and Plantar Fascia Release
11:10 am Flatfoot Case Discussions
11:30 am Lunch
12:30 pm ArthroLab Session II
3:00 pm Adjourn
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