Complications in Foot & Ankle Surgery

November 13, 2020 to November 15, 2020

Registration


Cost

  • Physicians (DPM, MD, DO) - $175
  • Allied Healthcare Professionals (e.g.: NP, PA, RN) - $100
  • Residents - $50
  • Students - $0

Single day registrations are not permitted for this online conference. If you're unable to attend each session, the recording and supplemental resources will be made available within one (1) week of the conference. 

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Purpose

The purpose of this activity is to educate podiatrists, orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons (MD/DO), physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other foot and ankle providers on the common and not-so-common foot and ankle surgery complications, including how to manage complications in order to provide the best outcome for patients.

Curbside Consult with FASST

Are you looking for another opinion on a challenging case? Submit your case for discussion during the “Curbside Consult” session on the final day of the conference. Our expert panelists will discuss your case while you get their opinions. You will not be required to present the case and you can remain anonymous!

Email Dr. Sean Grambart to submit a case.

Cases will be accepted through Thursday, November 12, 2020 at midnight. Please ensure that HIPAA laws are followed and patient information is de-identified prior to submitting your case.

Objectives

  • Discuss the management of complications from forefoot and midfoot surgery.
  • Discuss the management of complication of adult flatfoot deformity.
  • Discuss the management of complications arising from trauma to the foot and ankle.
  • Discuss the management of complications arising from ankle arthritis and subsequent treatment.
  • Describe developing concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle conditions.
  • Describe ways to perfect and refine surgical techniques in foot surgery.

Professional Practice Gap

Complications are often unexpected and can occur with any procedure or any patient.  Recognizing the complication, developing a treatment plan, and executing the plan are the cornerstones for maximizing the outcomes from a complication.

Agenda

This is an online conference and all times are in Central Time. 

Friday, November 13 
7 pmPrime Time Complications
Panelists: Gregory Pomeroy, MD, Amber Shane, DPM, FACFAS, Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS, and Michael Brage, MD
9 pmAdjourn
Saturday, November 14
8 am 

HAV Complications

Nonunion Lapidus: How to Stabilize the Situation
Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS

Recurrent HAV: Fix or Fuse?
Amber Shane, DPM, FACFAS

Surgical Pearls
Panelists: Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS and Amber Shane, DPM, FACFAS

9 am

Midfoot Complications

Tarsometatarsal Nonunions: Is There an “Easier” Solution?
Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS

Cuboid-4/5 Arthritis: Can Anything be Done?
Wesley Stotler, DO

Surgical Pearls
Panelists: Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS and  Wesley Stotler, DO

10 am

Adult Acquired Flatfoot

Stage 2 Recurrence:  Are Joint Sparing Procedures Still an Option?
Nicholas A. Cheney, DO

Failure of the Deltoid Reconstruction: What are the Options?
Christopher Reeves, DPM, FACFAS

Surgical Pearls
Panelists: Christopher Reeves, DPM, FACFAS and Nicholas A. Cheney, DO

11 amBreak
1 pm

Ankle Complications

Nonunion/Mal-Aligned Ankle Fusion
Christopher Reeves, DPM, FACFAS

Failed Total Ankle Joint Replacements
Michael Brage, MD

Surgical Pearls
Panelists: Michael Brage, MD and Christopher Reeves, DPM, FACFAS

2 pm

Traumatic Complications

Ankle Fracture: Options for Early Malreduction
Michael Brage, MD

Calcaneal Fractures: The Difficult Distraction Arthrodesis
Nicholas A. Cheney, DO

Surgical Pearls
Panelists: Nicholas A. Cheney, DO and Michael Brage, MD

3 pm

Forefoot Revisions 

1st MTPJ: From Failed Implant to Stable Toe
Amber Shane, DPM, FACFAS

Failed Hammertoe: How Many Surgeries Can One Toe Take!
Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS

Surgical Pearls
Panelists: Amber Shane, DPM, FACFAS and Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS

 4 pmAdjourn
Sunday, November 15
8 amCurbside Consult
Panelists: Gregory Pomeroy, MD, Christopher Reeves, DPM, FACFAS, and Wesley Stotler, DO
9 amCrazy Complications!
Panelists: Gregory Pomeroy, MD, Christopher Reeves, DPM, FACFAS, and Wesley Stotler, DO
10 amAdjourn
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 10.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 10.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 10.00 CPME
  • 10.00 IBON
Course opens: 
09/29/2020
Course expires: 
11/15/2020
Event starts: 
11/13/2020 - 7:00pm
Event ends: 
11/15/2020 - 10:00am
Cost:
$175.00

MICHAEL BRAGE, MD

Dr. Brage is an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon who sees patients at the Sigvard T. Hansen Foot and Ankle Institute at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. He treats all disorders of the foot and ankle including arthritis, tendon ruptures, foot and ankle deformities, acute trauma and fractures, repair of nonunions, total ankle replacements and repair of cartilage lesions. Dr. Brage enjoys the challenge of helping patients with severe foot and ankle deformities, injuries or disease, which limit their ability to lead an active lifestyle. It is rewarding for him to hear from patients following reconstructive or ankle replacement surgery, saying they have been able to resume activities. Dr. Brage is an avid softball player and enjoys contemporary rock music. Full biography.

NICHOLAS A. CHENEY, DO

Dr. Cheney is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle surgery. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from The Ohio State University, where he also served as team captain of the varsity men’s swim team. Following graduation, Dr. Cheney attended medical school at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and served for a number of years as a phase IV clinical instructor. Dr. Cheney completed both his internship and orthopedic residency at Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Following his residency, he completed a foot and ankle fellowship with the Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His practice emphasis includes ankle arthroplasty, heel pain, bunions, hammertoes, fractures, and foot/ankle sport injuries. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Cheney currently serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a Foot & Ankle Clinical Reviewer for Orthopedics, a peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of adult and pediatric orthopedic surgery and treatment. Dr. Cheney is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, and the Ohio Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Cheney resides in Upper Arlington with his wife and three children.  His extracurricular pursuits include exercising regularly, golfing, spending time with his family/friends, and following collegiate sports (especially the Buckeyes). Full biography.

SEAN GRAMBART, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Grambart is an Assistant Professor in the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Des Moines University in Iowa. He joined the University in the Fall of 2019 after practicing with the Urbana, IL-based Carle Physician Group and Carle Foundation Hospital’s surgery department since 2004. He is a Diplomat and board-certified physician in foot surgery and ankle/rearfoot surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He also is a past president and current Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. A frequent presenter at podiatric medical conferences with numerous published articles and textbook chapters, Dr. Grambart completed a surgical residency with the Northwest Podiatric Surgical Program at the Swedish Medical Center-Providence campus in Seattle and a trauma and reconstruction fellowship in Dresden, Germany. Full biography.

GREGORY POMEROY, MD

Dr. Pomeroy is a practicing orthopedic surgeon located in Portland, Maine. After completing his orthopedic surgical residency at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in 1994, he underwent fellowship training at Wayne State University under the direction of Dr. Arthur Manoli. Dr. Pomeroy is also an associate clinical professor of surgery on the staff of the University of New England and directs his own foot and ankle fellowship program, one of only twenty-four in the United States. As Chief Executive Officer of BESPA GLOBAL, Dr. Pomeroy brings his passion for education and development along with a growing team of highly qualified surgeons to work alongside industry to ultimately improve the medical treatment of patients. Full biography.

CHRISTOPHER REEVES, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Reeves is a surgeon at the Orlando Foot and Ankle Clinic a division of Upperline Health in Orlando, Florida. He specializes in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle surgery and Total Ankle Replacements. Dr. Reeves is the Immediate Past President of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is a Director for Surgical Services for Upperline Health, Research Director at Advent Health Hospital System and Faculty of the Advent Health East Surgical Residency. Dr. Reeves received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Miami, FL. He did a three-year surgical residency in reconstructive foot, ankle, and lower leg surgery at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA and advanced deformity correction training at the Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopedics in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Reeves is a Diplomate with the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and he is board certified in both foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery. Full biography.

AMBER SHANE, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Shane is a Surgeon at the Orlando Foot and Ankle Clinic a division of Upperline Health in Orlando, Florida. She specializes in Reconstructive Foot and Ankle surgery. Dr. Shane is a Medical Director for Upperline Health, Department Chair at Advent Health Hospital System and Faculty of the Advent Health East Surgical Residency. Dr. Shane received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Miami, FL. She did a three-year surgical residency in reconstructive foot, ankle, and lower leg surgery at Florida Hospital in East Orlando, AO fellowship training in Dresden, Germany, and Iliazarov fellowship training in Kurgan, Russia.  Dr. Shane is a Diplomate with the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is board certified in both foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery and serves on many committees for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Full biography.

WESLEY STOTLER, DO

Dr. Stotler is an orthopedic surgeon at Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates in Oklahoma. He received his medical degree from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tulsa, OK. His residency in orthopedic surgery was also completed at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Full biography.

Accreditation Statements

  • imageMD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live, online activity for 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 10.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 10.0 continuing education contact hours.
  • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 10.0 continuing education contact hour(s). Nurses must attend the entire session within each day to receive credit. Partial session credit is prohibited and will be forfeited. 
  • Other healthcare providers: This live activity is designated for 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Educational Grants

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

DISCLOSURE

The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. 

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have no conflict(s) with commercial interest companies to disclose.

  • Christopher Newell, MBA, activity coordinator
  • Gregory Pomeroy, MD, speaker
  • Lisa Viele, planning committee member

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have a conflict(s) with commercial interest companies to disclose.

  • Michael Brage, MD, speaker, intends to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
  • Nicholas A. Cheney, DO, speaker, is a consultant for Flower Orthopedics.
  • Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS, activity director and speaker, is a partner in BESPA Global, LLC. and a member of the design team and speaker bureau for Orthosolutions.
  • Christopher Reeves, DPM, FACFAS, speaker, and/or his spouse receive honorarium from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, grant support from Organogenesis, and are consultants for Wright Medical, Stryker Corporation, Trilliant, DePuy Synthese, Treace Medical Concepts, Inc., and Bioventus.
  • Amber Shane, DPM, FACFAS, speaker, and/or her spouse are consultants for BESPA Global, LLC., Stryker Corporation, Trilliant, Treace Medical Concepts, Inc., and Wright Medical.
  • Wesley Stotler, DO, speaker, is a consultant for Crossroads Extremity, Extremity Medical, and Exactech.

Disclaimer

The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 10.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 10.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 10.00 CPME
  • 10.00 IBON

Price

Cost:
$175.00
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Single day registrations are not permitted for this online conference. If you're unable to attend each session, the recording and supplemental resources will be made available within one (1) week of the conference. 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • All cancellations must be received in writing at cme@dmu.edu.
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  • No refunds will be given three (3) business days prior to the activity start date.
  • Cancelled registrations can be transferred to another individual for the same activity.
  • Individuals who fail to attend the activity (no-shows) will not receive any refund. Forfeited fees may not be applied to any other activity.