Agenda

All agenda times are EST.

SESSION I: DLS Basics: Every Patient. Every time.
3:00 p.m. Welcome Remarks and Meeting Overview Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
3:15 p.m. The Efficient and Effective Diabetic Foot Exam John S. Steinberg, DPM
3:30 p.m. How do we Screen for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) in the Diabetic Foot? Cameron M. Akbari, MD
3:45 p.m. Debridement: Why, When and How?
Christopher E. Attinger, MD
4:00 p.m. Biomechanical Considerations to Provide a Functional Foot
Jayson N. Atves, DPM, AACFAS
4:15 p.m. Evaluating the Host: What are we Really Up Against?
Karen Kim Evans, MD, FACS
4:30 p.m. Cadaver Lab: Application of Circular External Fixator Jayson N. Atves, DPM, AACFAS; Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM
5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, MD
Panelists
: C. Akbari, J. Atves; K. Evans; C. Zarick
5:30 p.m. Evening Break and Visit the Exhibitors and Abstract Poster Presentations
5:45 p.m.

Accelerated Healing of Chronic VLUs and DFUs

Sponsored by Organogenesis, Inc.
This symposium is not certified for continuing education credit.

Amy Tucker, MD
6:30 p.m. Adjourn  
SESSION II: Evidence Based Management of Diabetic Foot Infection
3:00 p.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
3:15 p.m. Turning the Tables Upside Down with Data on Clinic Based Debridments Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS
3:30 p.m. IV vs PO. 2 weeks vs 12 weeks. How Should we Dose? Ho Kwong Li, MBBS, MRCP, DTMH
3:45 p.m. International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF): Using MetaData to Guide Wound Healing Treatments Frances Game, MD
4:00 p.m. Today's Surgical Approach to Osteomyelitis
Janet D. Conway, MD, FAAOS
4:15 p.m. What Ever Happened to the Biofilm Discussion?
Gregory Schultz, PhD
4:30 p.m. Cadaver Lab: Insertion of Retrograde Intramedullary Nail Jayson N. Atves, DPM, AACFAS; Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM
5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
Panelists
: J. Atves, J. Conway, F. Game, P. Kim, H. Li, G. Shultz, C. Zarick
5:30 p.m. Evening Break and Visit the Exhibitors and Abstract Poster Presentations
 
5:45 p.m.

Applying the Latest Evidence, Techniques, and Innovative Technologies for Value Analysis: Tips from a Multi-disciplinary Panel

Sponsored by 3M
This symposium is not certified for continuing education credit.

Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS, FACFAS;
Alisha Oropallo, MD, FACS;
Garrett Wirth, MD, MS, FACS
6:30 p.m. Adjourn  
SESSION III: Charcot Arthropathy. Haven't we Fixed This Yet?
3:00 p.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
3:15 p.m. Charcot Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Early Stage Management
Venu M. Kavarthapu, MD
3:30 p.m. Using Evidence to Operate Wisely on the Right Patient
Dane K. Wukich, MD
3:45 p.m. What the Georgetown Data Tells us about Charcot Treatment
Nicole K. Cates, DPM
4:00 p.m. When the Train Comes off the Tracks: Charcot Complications
Jacob Wynes DPM, MS, FACFAS
4:15 p.m. Does Beaming Still make Sense?
Glenn M. Weinraub, DPM, FACFAS
4:30 p.m. Cadaver Lab: Amputations of the Foot John S. Steinberg, DPM
5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
Panelists: N. Cates, V. Kavarthapu, G. Weinraub, J. Wynes, D. Wukich
5:30 p.m. Evening Break and Visit the Exhibitors and Abstract Poster Presentations
5:45 p.m.

An Advanced Wound Care Portfolio Supported by TIME

Sponsored by Smith & Nephew
This symposium is not certified for continuing education

David Zabel, MD FACS
6:30 p.m. Adjourn  
Session IV: When you have a Plastic Surgeon on the DLS Team…
8:00 a.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
8:15 a.m. Local Flaps for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Christopher E. Attinger, MD
8:30 a.m. Free Flaps for Lower Extremity Salvage Karen Kim Evans, MD
8:45 a.m. Thinking Outside the Box: Creativity for Complex Soft Tissue Problems John M. Felder, MD, FACS
9:00 a.m. Advanced Options to Address the Neglected Lymphatic Component of Edema Ketan M. Patel, MD
9:15 a.m. Bony Reconstruction of the Lower Extremity Stephen J. Kovach, MD, FACS
9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
Panelists
: K. Evans, J. Felder, S. Kovach, K. Patel
10:00 a.m. Morning Break and Visit the Exhibitors and Abstract Poster Presentations
SESSION V: Function, Function, Function…Can We Say It Enough?
10:30 a.m. Top Oral Abstract Presentations
Sponsored by Medline Industries LP 
This symposium is not certified for continuing education credit.
 
10:45 a.m. MedStar Georgetown Distinguished Achievement Award in Diabetic Limb Salvage Introduction: Michael C. Sachtleben Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
Honoree
: Dane K. Wukich, MD
11:00 a.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
11:15 a.m. Well Performed Below Knee Amputation (BKA) Is Functional Salvage: What the Data Now Tells Us Christopher E. Attinger, MD
11:30 a.m. Targeted Muscle Reinnervation for Neuroma Management and Prevention Grant M. Kleiber, MD, FACS
11:45 a.m. No Blood Flow…No Function. Effective Endovascular Interventions Roberto Ferraresi, MD
12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM  
Panelists: R. Ferraresi, G. Kleiber
12:30 p.m. Afternoon Break and Visit the Exhibitors and Abstract Poster Presentations
1:00 p.m. Cadaver Lab: Local Flaps of the Lower Extremity
Sponsored by Integra LifeSciences 

This symposium is not certified for continuing education credit.
Moderator: John S. Steinberg, DPM
Panelists
: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; Karen Kim Evans, MD
2:00 p.m. Case Discussion: Flap, Graft, or Biologics: Which One Wins? Christopher E. Attinger, MD; Karen Kim Evans, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
SESSION VI: Practicing DLS in 2022. The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
2:30 p.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
2:45 p.m. DLS Now and in the Future William J. Ennis, DO, MBA
3:00 p.m. Why is the Charcot Foot so Uncommon in Diabetes? What Does it Tell us About its Causes? William J. Jeffcoate, MD
3:15 p.m. Measure What We Manage: Past and Future Diabetic Foot David G. Armstrong, DPM, PhD
3:30 p.m. Keynote Address: The Future of Limb Reconstruction J.P. Hong, MD, PhD
4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
Panelists: D. Armstrong, A. Boulton, W. Ennis, J. Hong
4:30 p.m.
Adjourn