Agenda

3:00 p.m. Tour of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Center for Wound Healing
Christopher E. Attinger, MD
John S. Steinberg, DPM
SESSION I: Diabetes: The Elephant in the Room
3:45 p.m. Welcome Remarks Christopher E. Attinger, MD
John S. Steinberg, DPM
3:50 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
4:35 p.m. Have the Rules Changed? Current Consensus in Charcot Foot Management  
4:50 p.m. Unlocking the Mystery of Peripheral Neuropathy in Diabetes Andrew J.M. Boulton, MD, DSc
5:05 p.m. Offloading Science vs. Offloading Nonsense Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH
5:20 p.m. Panel Discussion

Moderators: Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, MD 
Panelists: C. Akbari, W. Jeffcoate, L. Lavery, D. Margolis, MD, PhD

5:45 p.m. Adjourn  
5:45 p.m. Evening Break and Visit the Exhibits and Abstract Poster Presentations  
6:00 p.m. Networking Breakout Rooms with Faculty or Non-CE Symposium  
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, MD
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
3:50 p.m. Tipping the Scale:  Cardiac Impact of Diabetes Venkatesh K. Raman, MD
4:05 p.m. Complex Renal Impact of Diabetes and its Influence on Amputation Frances Game, MD
4:20 p.m. Diabetes is NOT for Beginners. The Hard Facts of this Disease Ketan Dhatariya, MD, PhD, MS
4:35 p.m. Frailty and Mobility Degeneration in Diabetes and Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU) Bijan Najafi, PhD
4:50 p.m. Charcot Complex Case Presentations Panel Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM
Jayson N. Atves, MD
Ali Rahnama, DPM
5:05 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. Networking Breakout Rooms with Faculty or Non-CE Symposium  
SESSION III: Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis
3:00 p.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
3:05 p.m. A Real-World Approach to Treating Osteomyelitis
Benjamin A. Lipsky, MD
3:20 p.m. Oral vs. IV Antibiotics: The Data Has Conquered the Dogma Ho Kwong Li, MBBS, DTMH
3:35 p.m. VIDEO | A Chance to Cut is a Chance to Cure: Surgical Management of Osteomyelitis
3:50 p.m. Charcot and Infection in Diabetes Dane K. Wukich, MD
4:05 p.m. The Georgetown Data: DFU Surgical Outcomes Kenneth L. Fan, MD
4:20 p.m. What Do Those Cultures Really Mean? Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS
4:35 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. “Stump the Faculty!” Breakouts or Non-CE Symposium
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 | Therapeutic Magnetic Resonance and the Revolution 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. Symposium I  
SESSION V: Inflow, Outflow, and Edema
10:40 a.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD
10:45 a.m. VIDEO | Evolution of Endovascular Limb Salvage for the Surgeon Cameron M. Akbari, MD, MBA
11:00 a.m. When is it TOO Much? Managing Critical Limb Ischemia in 2021 Roberto Ferraresi, MD
11:15 a.m. VIDEO | Can We Reliably Turn Veins into Arteries for Limb Salvage? Andrea Casini, MD
11:30 a.m. VIDEO | Veins Are Cool Too: Surgical Management of Chronic Venous Hypertension Misaki M. Kiguchi, MD, MBA
11:45 a.m. VIDEO | Advanced Options to Address the Neglected Lymphatic Component of Edema Ketan M. Patel, MD
12:00 p.m. Measuring and Treating Microcirculation in the Diabetic Limb Werner Lang, MD
12:15 p.m. Panel Discussion

Moderator: Christopher E. Attinger, MD
Panelists: A. Casini, R. Ferraresi, M. Kiguchi, K. Patel, W. Lang

12:30 p.m. MedStar Georgetown Distinguished Achievement Award in Diabetic Limb Salvage Honoree: Benjamin A. Lipsky, MD Introduction: Michael C. Sachtleben
12:40 p.m. Afternoon Break and Visit the Exhibits and Poster Presentations
1:00 p.m. Symposium II
SESSION VI: Plastic Surgery and Problem Wounds
1:30 p.m. Session Introduction Christopher E. Attinger, MD; John S. Steinberg, DPM
1:35 p.m. Keynote Lecture: Prepared for Disruption? The Future of Healthcare Delivery Stephen R. T. Evans, MD, FACS
1:45 p.m. VIDEO | Free Tissue Transfer in Diabetic Limb Salvage (DLS): Lessons Learned and Best Practice Karen Kim Evans, MD
2:00 p.m. VIDEO | Super Microsurgery for DLS J.P. Hong, MD, PhD, MBA
2:15 p.m. Fat Grafting for Wound Healing: Does it Have Staying Power?  
2:30 p.m. Autoimmune, Coagulopathy, and the Inflammatory Factors of Non-Healing Carol Deane Benedict, MD
2:45 p.m. Atypical Leg Ulcers: Diagnose BEFORE You Grab the Blade Helena B. Pasieka, MD
3:00 p.m.
The International Public Health Crisis of Diabetic Foot Complications
David G. Armstrong, DPM
3:15 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