Education


Course Program

 

Advanced Foot and Ankle Course: Go Big, Go Small, or Go Home!
May 7-9, 2020
InterContinental Hotel Magnificent Mile
Chicago, Illinois



Faculty

Christopher P. Chiodo, MD, Course Chair 
Peter G. Mangone, MD, Course Co-chair 
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD 
Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC 
Mark E. Easley, MD
Steven L. Haddad, MD
John Y. Kwon, MD
Michael S. Pinzur, MD
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC


Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast approaches for treating routine and complex foot and ankle deformities and conditions

  • Understand and contrast extensile and minimally invasive surgical solutions

  • Describe patient selection and treatment strategies for revision procedures

  • Outline the ways to identify and manage complications

  • Determine and apply strategies to improve patient outcomes


The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and educational policies, visit the Program Overview page.

 

Schedule

Thursday, May 7   |  Friday, May 8   |  Saturday, May 9


Schedule, faculty, and topics subject to change. All sessions held at the InterContinental Hotel.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 7

11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Registration/Check-in

 

12:55 – 1:00 pm
Welcome/Introduction

Christopher P. Chiodo, Course Chair
Peter G. Mangone, MD, Course Co-chair

 

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Symposium 1 – Hallux Valgus: Changing Paradigms

Where Did My Incisions Go?
Peter G. Mangone, MD

Why Make a Straight Bone Crooked? 
Christopher P. Chiodo, MD

You Forgot Rotation!    
Mark E. Easley, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

2:30 – 4:00 pm
Symposium 2 – Hallux Rigidus: Beyond Cheilectomy

What's Wrong with Tradition? Cheilectomy and Fusion     
Steven L. Haddad, MD

Motion Sparing Options for Treatment of Hallux Rigidus     
Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC

Failed Fusions and Implants: Now What?
Mark E. Easley, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

4:00 – 4:30 pm
Break in the Exhibit Hall

 

4:30 – 6:00 pm
Symposium 3 – Ankle Arthritis: Why Are You Still Doing Fusions?

TAA: Why It Works and Principles to Make It Work
Mark E. Easley, MD

TAA: Addressing Deformity
Steven L. Haddad, MD

Revision TAA: My Bionic Joint Failed and I Want a New One
Steven L. Haddad, MD

Angiosomes of the Foot and Preventing Wound Complications in TAR Surgery
Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Welcome Reception/Meet the Faculty in the Exhibit Hall

Meet the faculty, enjoy appetizers and beverages, and explore industry products and services.

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FRIDAY, MAY 8

6:30 am – 5:00 pm
Registration/Check-in

 

6:30 – 7:30 am
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

 

7:30 – 9:00 am
Symposium 4 – Arches High and Low

Cavovarus Deformity: Lessons I've Learned
Michael S. Pinzur, MD

Planovalgus: What I See and Do
Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC

Complex Midfoot and Hindfoot Reconstructions
Peter G. Mangone, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

9:00 – 9:30 am
Break in the Exhibit Hall

 

9:30 – 11:00 am
Symposium 5 – Hindfoot and Midfoot Trauma: The Fix Is On! 

Calcaneus Fractures: Sinus Tarsi and Minimally Invasive Approaches     
John Y. Kwon, MD

Sir Lisfranc Still Haunts Us    
Christopher P. Chiodo, MD

Talus Fractures and Humble Pie    
John Y. Kwon, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Symposium 6 – We Still Fuse

Open Ankle Fusions: They Still Work    
Christopher P. Chiodo, MD

Hindfoot Fusions    
John Y. Kwon, MD

Arthroscopic Ankle Fusions: Enough with the Open Approach!
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD

Midfoot Fusions: Not for the Faint of Heart
Michael S. Pinzur, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

12:30 – 1:30 pm
Lunch and Learn in the Exhibit Hall

Choose a discussion group led by one of our expert faculty members:

  • Achilles - Christopher P. Chiodo, MD
  • Total Ankle Arthroplasty - Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC
  • Diabetic Foot - Michael S. Pinzur, MD
  • Hallux Valgus - Peter G. Mangone, MD

 

1:30 – 3:00 pm
Symposium 7 – The Lesser Toes: Don't Count Us Out

Metatarsal Osteotomies     
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC

Freiberg's Disease    
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC

Bunionette Deformity: The Minimally Invasive Approach    
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

3:00 – 3:30 pm
Break in the Exhibit Hall

 

3:30 – 5:00 pm
Symposium 8 – The Diabetic Foot: No Escape

Charcot Neuroarthropathy: Taming the Beast    
Michael S. Pinzur, MD

MIS and Charcot: Say What?!    
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD

Complete Care of the Diabetic Patient     
Michael S. Pinzur, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

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SATURDAY, MAY 9

7:00 am – 12:30 pm
Registration/Check-in

 

7:00 – 9:00 am
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

 

8:00 – 9:00 am
Bring Your Case to Breakfast

Get expert advice from course faculty and fellow attendees on your most challenging cases.

 

9:00 – 10:30 am
Symposium 9 – Ankle Instability

Look Mom, No Incisions    
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD

Don't Forget the Deltoid
Peter G. Mangone, MD

The Ankle Is Loose Again: Now What?
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

10:30 – 11:00 am
Break in the Exhibit Hall

 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Symposium 10 – Sports: Wrapping Up in the Red Zone

Jones Fracture: Principles for Successful Surgery    
John Y. Kwon, MD

Achilles Rupture   
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC

The Role of Core Strengthening to Prevent Foot and Ankle Injuries in Athletes   
Peter G. Mangone, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

12:30 pm
Closing Remarks/Adjourn

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