Agenda

3:00 p.m. Tour of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Center for Wound Healing Christopher E. Attinger, MD;
John S. Steinberg, DPM
3:30 p.m. Afternoon Break and Visit the Exhibits and Abstract Poster Presentations  
SESSION I: Diabetes: The Elephant in the Room
3:45 p.m. Welcome Remarks Christopher E. Attinger, MD;
John S. Steinberg, DPM
3:55 p.m. DFU by the Numbers: Is There Any Hope? David J. Margolis, MD, PhD
4:05 p.m. Revascularization in the Face of Increased Comorbity Cameron M. Akbari, MD, MBA
4:20 p.m. The Sobering Facts on DLS: What Should Our Goals Be? William J. Jeffcoate, MB, MRCP
4:40 p.m. Have the Rules Changed? Current Consensus in Charcot Foot Management Bryon L. Hutchinson, MD
4:55 p.m. Unlocking the Mystery of Peripheral Neuropathy in Diabetes Andrew J.M. Boulton, MD, DSc
5:10 p.m. Offloading Science vs. Offloading Nonsense Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH
5:25 p.m. Panel Discussion Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, MD
Panelists
: C. Akbari, W. Jeffcoate, L. Lavery, D. Margolis, MD, PhD
5:50 p.m. Adjourn
5:50 p.m. Evening Break and Visit the Exhibits and Abstract Poster Presentations
6:00 p.m. Non-CE Symposium
Sponsored by Organogenesis, Inc.
This symposium is not certified for continuing education credit.
3:00 p.m. Cadaveric Symposium with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Faculty Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM; Karen Evans, MD; Jayson N. Atves, DPM
3:30 Afternoon Break and Visit the Exhibits and Abstract Poster Presentations
SESSION II: It's Complicated, Very Complicated: Cardiac and Renal Risk Factors
3:45 p.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
3:55 p.m. Tipping the Scale:  Cardiac Impact of Diabetes Venkatesh K. Raman, MD
4:10 p.m. Complex Renal Impact of Diabetes and its Influence on Amputation Frances Game, MD
4:25 p.m. Diabetes is NOT for Beginners. The Hard Facts of this Disease Ketan Dhatariya, MD, PhD, MS
4:40 p.m. Frailty and Mobility Degeneration in Diabetes and Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU) Bijan Najafi, PhD
4:55 p.m. Charcot Complex Case Presentations Panel Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM; Jayson N. Atves, DPM; Ali RahnamaVaghef, DPM
5:25 p.m. Panel Discussion Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
Panelists
: J. Atves, K. Dhatariya, F. Game, B. Najafi, V. Raman, A. Vaghef
5:45 p.m. Evening Break and Visit the Exhibits and Abstract Poster Presentations
6:00 p.m. Non-CE Symposium: Evolving Perspectives in Limb Preservation Through a Virtual Lens... Implementing New Data and Technologies for Efficient Patient Care
Sponsored by 3M+KCI
This symposium is not certified for continuing education credit.
Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS, FACFAS; Ibby Younis, MBBCh, MRCS (Eng), MSc, FRCS (Plast)
SESSION III: Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis
2:00 p.m. Visit the Exhibits and Abstract Poster Presentations  
3:00 p.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
3:10 p.m. A Real-World Approach to Treating Osteomyelitis
Benjamin A. Lipsky, MD
3:25 p.m. Oral vs. IV Antibiotics: The Data Has Conquered the Dogma Ho Kwong Li, MBBS, DTMH
3:40 p.m. VIDEO | A Chance to Cut is a Chance to Cure: Surgical Management of Osteomyelitis Frank Lee Bowling MSc, DPM, PhD
3:55 p.m. Charcot and Infection in Diabetes Dane K. Wukich, MD
4:10 p.m. The Georgetown Data: DFU Surgical Outcomes Kenneth L. Fan, MD
4:25 p.m. What Do Those Cultures Really Mean? Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS
4:40 p.m. Panel Discussion

Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
Panelists: K. Fan, P. Kim, H. Li, B. Lipsky, D. Wukich

5:00 p.m. Adjourn
5:05 p.m.

Non-CE Symposium: A New Way: Road to Wound Closure and Case Reviews 
Sponsored by Smith & Nephew, Inc.
This symposium is not certified for continuing education credit

Allen Raphael, DPM, FACFAS
Session IV: Functional Limb Salvage
8:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
8:10 a.m. Advanced Options in Surgical Offloading for the Foot
John S. Steinberg, DPM
8:25 a.m. This Amputation Functions BETTER Than Your Salvage Christopher E. Attinger, MD
8:40 a.m. VIDEO: Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Nerve Transfers in Amputation Surgery Grant M. Kleiber, MD
8:55 a.m. Panel Discussion Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM Panelists: G. Kleiber
9:10 a.m. Oral Abstract Poster Presentations
10:00 a.m. Morning Break and Visit the Exhibits and Poster Presentations
10:10 a.m. Cadaveric Symposium with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Faculty Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM; Karen Evans, MD; Jayson N. Atves, MD
SESSION V: Inflow, Outflow, and Edema
10:40 a.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD
10:50 a.m. VIDEO: Evolution of Endovascular Limb Salvage for the Surgeon Cameron M. Akbari, MD, MBA
11:05 a.m. When is it TOO Much? Managing Critical Limb Ischemia in 2021 Roberto Ferraresi, MD
11:20 a.m. VIDEO: Can We Reliably Turn Veins into Arteries for Limb Salvage? Andrea Casini, MD
11:35 a.m. VIDEO: Veins Are Cool Too: Surgical Management of Chronic Venous Hypertension Misaki M. Kiguchi, MD, MBA
11:50 a.m. VIDEO: Advanced Options to Address the Neglected Lymphatic Component of Edema Ketan M. Patel, MD
12:05 p.m. Measuring and Treating Microcirculation in the Diabetic Limb Werner Lang, MD
12:20 p.m. Panel Discussion Moderator: Christopher E. Attinger, MD Panelists: C. Akbari, A. Casini, R. Ferraresi, M. Kiguchi, K. Patel, W. Lang
12:35 p.m. MedStar Georgetown Distinguished Achievement Award in Diabetic Limb Salvage Honoree: Benjamin A. Lipsky, MD Introduction: Michael C. Sachtleben
12:50 p.m. Afternoon Break and Visit the Exhibits and Poster Presentations
1:00 p.m. Non-CE Symposium: Efficient & Effective Ways to Manage Lower Extremity Wounds Sponsored by Integra LifeSciences This symposium is not certified for continuing education credit. John P. Fischer, MD, MPH, FACS; Stephen J. Kovach, MD, FACS
SESSION VI: Plastic Surgery and Problem Wounds
1:30 p.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
1:40 p.m. Keynote Lecture: Prepared for MORE Disruption? The Future of Healthcare Delivery Stephen R. T. Evans, MD, FACS
1:50 p.m. VIDEO: Free Tissue Transfer in Diabetic Limb Salvage (DLS): Lessons Learned and Best Practice Karen Kim Evans, MD
2:05 p.m. VIDEO: Super Microsurgery for DLS J.P. Hong, MD, PhD, MBA
2:20 p.m. Fat Grafting for Wound Healing: Does it Have Staying Power? Kenneth L. Fan, MD
2:35 p.m. Autoimmune, Coagulopathy, and the Inflammatory Factors of Non-Healing Carol Deane Benedict, MD
2:50 p.m. Atypical Leg Ulcers: Diagnose BEFORE You Grab the Blade Helena B. Pasieka, MD
3:05 p.m.
The International Public Health Crisis of Diabetic Foot Complications
David G. Armstrong, DPM
3:20 p.m. Panel Discussion Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM Panelists: D. Armstrong, C. Benedict, K. Evans, J.P. Hong, H. Pasieka
3:55 p.m. Closing Remarks Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
4:00 p.m. Adjourn