Agenda

Registration & Continental Breakfast 7:00AM
SESSION I: Diabetes: A Chronic and Lethal Disease
Welcome and Introduction  8:00AM John S. Steinberg, DPM Christopher E. Attinger, MD
Genomics of Diabetic Foot Infection 8:05AM Matthew Malone, DPM, PhD
Diabetes: Its Effect on Atherosclerosis and Options for Treatment 8:20AM Allen J. Taylor, MD
Effect of Hyperglycemia: Can it Be Controlled and the Role of the Insulin Pump  8:35AM Michelle F. Magee, MD
Transplant Surgery: Can One Escape the Effects of Diabetes and Can the System Afford It? 8:50AM Peter L. Abrams, MD
Obesity and Diabetes: Is Surgery the Answer? 9:05AM Timothy R. Shope, MD
Discrepancies and Innovation in Diabetic Limb Salvage Around the World 9:20AM Joon Pio (JP) Hong, MD, PhD, MBA
Panel Discussion 9:35AM Peter L. Abrams, MD (Panelist) Joon Pio (JP) Hong, MD, PhD, MBA (Panelist) Matthew Malone, DPM, PhD (Panelist) Michelle F. Magee, MD (Panelist) Timothy R. Shope, MD (Panelist) Allen J. Taylor, MD (Panelist)
Break and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 10:00AM
Does Neuropathy Condemn Diabetic Patients to Recidivism? 10:30AM Andrew J. M. Boulton, MD, DSc
SESSION II: Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcer and Recidivism
Review of the Newest Science and Published Evidence in DFU and DLS 10:45AM Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH
How Many Months Can We Trust an Angioplasty’s Contribution to Blood Flow? 11:00AM Werner Lang, MD
Dressings: What Role Do They Play in Healing Wounds? 11:15AM Francis Game, MD
Addressing Venous Surgery and Edema in the Diabetic Patient 11:30AM Misaki Kiguchi, MD
Panel Discussion 11:45AM Andrew J. M. Boulton, MD, DSc (Panelist) Misaki Kiguchi, MD (Panelist) Werner Lang, MD (Panelist) Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH (Panelist) Francis Game, MD (Panelist)
MedStar Georgetown Distinguished Achievement Award in Diabetic Limb Salvage Honoree: Arun B. Bal, MBBS, MS, PhD 12:15PM Michael C. Sachtleben
Lunch 12:30PM
SESSION III: Videos on the Basics
Simple Methods for Complex Lower Extremity Wound Closure: Wound Adjuncts and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy 1:30PM Dennis Orgill, MD, PhD
The Role of the Nerve Surgeon in DLS 1:45PM Grant Kleiber, MD
The Physical Exam: Diagnosing Biomechanical and Neurologic Deficits  2:00PM Arun B. Bal, MBBS, MS, PhD
Endovascular Approach to Limb Salvage 2:15PM Cameron M. Akbari, MD, MBA
Office Debridement: Are You Aggressive Enough? 2:30PM Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS
Operative Debridement: A Systematic Approach 2:45PM Christopher E. Attinger, MD
Treating Hammertoes: Office vs. OR 3:00PM Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM
Achilles and Anterior Tibial Tendon Lengthening: You Need These Options! 3:15PM John S. Steinberg, DPM
Skin Grafting: Don’t Overlook the Tried and True 3:30PM Sarah R. Sher, MD
Panel Discussion 3:45PM John S. Steinberg, DPM Christopher E. Attinger, MD (Panelist) Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS (Panelist) Cameron M. Akbari, MD, MBA (Panelist) Arun B. Bal, MBBS, MS, PhD (Panelist) Sarah R. Sher, MD (Panelist) Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM (Panelist)
Break and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 4:00PM
SESSION IV: Management of Infection
The Imaging of Osteomyelitis: Pearls and Pitfalls 4:30PM Amma N. Maurer, MD
Oral Antibiotics for Osteomyelitis: New Data on Delivery and Duration 4:45PM Ho Kwong Li, MD
How Concerned Should We be About Biofilm? 5:00PM Matthew Malone, DPM, PhD
The Georgetown Papers: Cultures, Closure and the Role of the Host 5:15PM Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS
Panel Discussion 5:30PM Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS (Panelist) Matthew Malone, DPM, PhD (Panelist) Amma N. Maurer, MD (Panelist) Ho Kwong Li, MD (Panelist)
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Registration & Continental Breakfast 7:00AM
Angiosome Based Revascularization: What Does the Data Tell Us? 8:00AM Nobuyoshi Azuma, MD, PhD
SESSION V: Vasculopathy and Lymphedema Cameron M. Akbari, MD, MBA (Moderator) Gary Gibbons, MD (Moderator)
The Endovascular Approach and How to Avoid Doing Too Much 8:15AM Roberto Ferraresi, MD
Bypass Surgery: A Forgotten Art? 8:30AM Werner Lang, MD
My Experience with 4,000 Distal Bypasses: Lessons Learned 8:45AM David R. Campbell, MD
Role of the Lymphedema Specialist to Enhance Wound Healing 9:00AM Ketan M. Patel, MD
Biologics: Window Dressing or the Real Deal? 9:15AM Ernest Chiu, MD
Panel Discussion 10:00AM Nobuyoshi Azuma, MD, PhD (Panelist) David R. Campbell, MD (Panelist) Ernest Chiu, MD (Panelist) Roberto Ferraresi, MD (Panelist) Werner Lang, MD (Panelist) Ketan M. Patel, MD (Panelist)
Diagnosing Charcot 10:30AM Francis Game, MD
SESSION VI: Charcot Foot
Conservative Therapy for Charcot: When is it Appropriate? 10:45AM Armin Koller, MD
External Fixation for Charcot Reconstruction: Indications 11:00AM Dane K. Wukich, MD
Internal Fixation for Charcot Reconstruction: Indications 11:15AM Byron L. Hutchinson, DPM
New Approaches to Charcot Deformity and Ulceration 11:30AM Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS
Difficult Case Presentations and Panel Discussion: Amputation vs Reconstruction 11:45AM Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS (Panelist) Armin Koller, MD (Panelist) Francis Game, MD (Panelist) Dane K. Wukich, MD (Panelist)
Lunch and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 12:30PM
Keynote Lecture: Health Care Economics, Disruption, and the Future of Your Practice 1:30PM Stephen R. T. Evans, MD
Local Flaps for Wound Coverage 2:00PM Barry Rosenblum, DPM
SESSION VII: Video Techniques - Climbing the Reconstructive Ladder
Pedicled Muscle Flaps 2:15PM Christopher E. Attinger, MD
Pedicled Perforator Flaps 2:30PM Ketan M. Patel, MD
Microsurgical Fasciocutaneus and Muscle Flaps: Indications and Use 2:45PM Karen F. Kim Evans, MD
Super Microsurgery 3:00PM Joon Pio (JP) Hong, MD, PhD, MBA
Extreme Limb Salvage: Pushing the Limits with Limb Replantation 3:15PM Pedro C. Cavadas Rodriguez, MD, PhD
Panel Discussion: “How Would you Close this Wound?” Case Discussions 3:30PM Christopher E. Attinger, MD (Panelist) Pedro C. Cavadas Rodriguez, MD, PhD (Panelist) Karen F. Kim Evans, MD (Panelist) Joon Pio (JP) Hong, MD, PhD, MBA (Panelist) Ketan M. Patel, MD (Panelist) Barry Rosenblum, DPM (Panelist)
Treating Hammertoes: Office vs. OR 3:00PM Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM
Achilles and Anterior Tibial Tendon Lengthening: You Need These Options! 3:15PM John S. Steinberg, DPM
Skin Grafting: Don’t Overlook the Tried and True 3:30PM Sarah R. Sher, MD
Panel Discussion 3:45PM John S. Steinberg, DPM Christopher E. Attinger, MD (Panelist) Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS (Panelist) Cameron M. Akbari, MD, MBA (Panelist) Arun B. Bal, MBBS, MS, PhD (Panelist) Sarah R. Sher, MD (Panelist) Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM (Panelist)
Break and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 4:00PM
SESSION VII: Caught on Video: Biomechanically Sound Amputations
Toe and Ray Amputations 4:30PM Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS
Transmetatarsal Amputations 4:45PM John S. Steinberg, DPM
Lisfranc and Chopart  5:00PM Dane K. Wukich, MD
Syme’s Amputation 5:15PM Armin Koller, MD
Below-the-Knee Amputation and ERTL 5:30PM Christopher E. Attinger, MD
Panel Discussion 5:45PM John S. Steinberg, DPM Christopher E. Attinger, MD Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS Armin Koller, MD Dane K. Wukich, MD
Poster Abstract Review with Authors 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Registration & Continental Breakfast 7:00AM
DFU: An Incurable Disease that is NOT Going Away. What the Data Tells us on Salvage, Amputation, Mortality and Recidivism 8:00AM David J. Margolis, MD, PhD
SESSION IX: Handling Surgical Complications in DLS: Prevention and Correction
Open Vascular Surgery Complications 8:15AM Werner Lang, MD
Angioplasty Complications 8:30AM Roberto Ferraresi, MD
Wound Dehiscence 8:45AM Lawrence B. Colen, MD
Split-Thickness Skin Graft and Flap Loss 9:00AM Karen F. Kim Evans, MD
Internal Fixation Complications 9:15AM Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS
External Fixation Complications 9:30AM Dane K. Wukich, MD
Panel Discussion 9:45AM Thalia A. Attinger, CRNP (Panelist) Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS (Panelist) Lawrence B. Colen, MD (Panelist) Karen F. Kim Evans, MD (Panelist) Roberto Ferraresi, MD (Panelist) Werner Lang, MD (Panelist) Dane K. Wukich, MD (Panelist)
Break and Visit the Exhibits and Posters 10:00AM
How to Improve Concordance to Care in the Patient with Diabetes 10:30AM Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH
SESSION X: The Miscellaneous Pieces That are the Most Important
Optimal Offloading Pre and Post Operatively in DLS 10:45AM Alberto Piaggesi, MD
Why a Dermatology Consult in DLS?  11:00AM Helena B. Pasieka, MD
Hyperbaric Medicine and When is it Most Effective in the Patient with Diabetes 11:15AM Kelly K. Johnson-Arbor, MD
The Role of Physiatrist and Physical Therapy: Team = Success 11:30AM Terrence Sheehan, MD
Quarterbacking DLS: RN and NP Optimization and Communication 11:45AM Katherine J.S. Hubley, RN, CWCN Nancy Megas, NP
Panel Discussion 12:00PM Katherine J.S. Hubley, RN, CWCN Kelly K. Johnson-Arbor, MD Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH Nancy Megas, NP Helena B. Pasieka, MD Alberto Piaggesi, MD Terrence Sheehan, MD
Adjourn 12:15PM