Saturday, February 11

Time Type Description
7:30 – 9:30 am | Period 12 Instructional Courses 35. It’s Not Too Late to Change Your Mind
Tomb Raider, 2018
Dr. Tye Liu, DPM, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Keun Bae Lee; Dr. Randy Clements, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Alan Ng, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Michael Gentile, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Donald Buddecke, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Jonathan Sharpe, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. William DeCarbo, DPM, FACFAS

An international speaker will be followed by the moderator stimulating debate amongst panelists with various OCD cases.
• Cartilage repair tissue outcomes after arthroscopic microfracture for olt: second-look arthroscopic and MR analysis
• Microfracture vs abrasion chondroplasty
• Bulk allograft vs metallic hemi implant
• Retrograde fill – allo/autograft vs synthetic graft

36. After All, Tomorrow Is Another Day
Gone with the Wind, 1939
Dr. Sandeep Patel, DPM, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Travis Motley, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Thomas Chang, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Mark Prissel, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Richard Derner, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. James Cottom, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Joseph Park, DPM, FACFAS

This session focuses on procedure selection and how to improve outcomes for the oft encountered 1st MTP pathology.
• Is there a role for the bump and run?
• Implants: what goes in must come out?
• Can we get motion from extra-articular procedures?
• Convince me fusion is best…

37. You’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat
Jaws, 1975
Dr. Lawrence DiDomenico (Moderator); Dr. Bradley Lamm, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Jordan Grossman, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Michael Theodoulou, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Larry Rubin, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Jeffrey McAlister, DPM, FACFAS

Expert faculty will discuss both techniques and decision making for end stage ankle arthritis.
• ACFAS Consensus Summary on ankle arthritis
• What are the boundaries of arthroscopic ankle fusion deformity correction?
• Dealing with deficits. Bone transport. Arthritic ankle with LLD
• Failed OCD repair, when is it time to fuse or replace?
• Femoral head vs titanium cage and trusses – does a large bone void always require an expensive cage?
9:30 – 10:00 am Break Expo Break
10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Period 13 Instructional Courses 38. International MIS
Dr. Noman Siddiqui, DPM, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Jim McWilliam; Dr. Javier Del Vecchio; Dr. Joel Vernois; Dr. Andreas Toepfer; Dr. Guido LaPorta, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Eric Baskin, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Marie Gdalevitch; Dr. David Gordon

International authorities will speak on high-level MIS surgical techniques and methods.
• Minimally invasive bunionette and DMMO pearls/outcomes
• MIS Hallux Valgus correction. MICA vs MITA, does it matter?
• MIS calcaneus osteotomy options, when and how?
• MIS Hallux Valgus surgery american renaissance and resistance, what does the data say?
• MIS pitfalls/complications and how to get past them
• MIS foot surgery from a deformity surgeon perspective
• MIS Haglund’s correction
• PROMS in MIS Hallux Valgus surgery

39. Fasten Your Seatbelts. It’s Going to Be a Bumpy Ride
Zombieland, 2009
Dr. Eric Barp, DPM, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Kyle Peterson, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Brian Burgess, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Michael Dujela, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Michael Theodoulou, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Alan MacGill, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Joseph Park, DPM, FACFAS

This session will address various Achilles rupture situations including complications, philosophies, and protocols.
• Repair vs boot – a physical therapist/surgeon’s experience
• I’m happy with my open repair, but should I be considering less invasive techniques?
• When can they walk? Does early weight bearing lead to complication?
• When the straightforward case goes south
• My patient is weak with an attenuated repair. How do I work this up and what are my options?
• Does every revision require augmentation or tendon transfer?

40. Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads
Back to the Future, 1985
Dr. Richard Derner, DPM, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Mark Prissel, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Byron Hutchinson, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Christopher Lotufo, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Hodges Davis, DPM; Dr. Cristian Neagu, DPM, FACFAS

Expert faculty will discuss techniques and high-level decision making for when and how to address cavus deformity.
• Anatomy, biomechanics of cavus
• Cavus from the ground up
• Failed realignment/undercorrection
• Fusion vs ostoetomies – where’s my crystal ball?
• Ignore the cavus and just repair the peroneal tear? Or fix it all…
12:00 – 2:00 pm Break Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
2:00 – 3:30 pm | Period 14 Instructional Courses 41. Finally We Agree on Something
The Legend of Zorro, 2005
Dr. Hiro Shibuya, DPM, MS, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Paul Dayton, DPM, MS, FACFAS; Dr. Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Mark Prissel, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Adam Fleischer, DPM, MPH, FACFAS; Dr. Michael Theodoulou, DPM, FACFAS

This session will revisit ACFAS Clinical Consensus Statements from the last 5 years. Have their positions changed or are they still valid?
• Acute Achilles Pathology 2021
• Diagnosis and Treatment of Ankle Arthritis 2020
• Appropriate Clinical Management of Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity 2020
• Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment Consensus of Gouty Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle 2018
• Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Acquired Infracalcaneal Heel Pain 2018

42. There’s No Place Like Home
The Wizard of Oz, 1939
Dr. Mark Hofbauer, DPM, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Luke Ciccinelli, DPM, FACFAS

This session is a plenary town hall on physician safety and wellness.

43. Keep Your Friends Close, and Your Enemies Closer
The Godfather, 1974
Dr. Michael S. Downey, DPM, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Shane Hollawell, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Scot Malay, DPM, MSCE, FACFAS; Dr. David Rosenberg, DPM

This session will discuss a variety of difficult nerve situations.
• Is there an algorithm for nerve entrapment after surgery?
• Recurrent/stump neuroma; how do I tackle it?
• Is there still a role for nerve decompression for DM neuropathy?
• Baxter nerve decompression techniques
3:30 – 4:00 pm Break Break/Scan for CME
4:00 – 6:00 pm | Period 15 Instructional Courses 44. Has the Student Become the Teacher?
Dr. Jonathan Sharpe, DPM, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Jeffrey McAlister, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Christopher Reeves, DPM, MS, FACFAS; Dr. Christopher Hyer, DPM, MS, FACFAS; Dr. Jonathan Sharpe, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Alan MacGill, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Justin Fleming, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Michael W. Downey, DPM, FACFAS

This session allows younger faculty to debate their mentor as the moderator leads a high-level debate of difficult cases.

45. Just When I Thought I Was Out, They Pull Me Back In
The Godfather, 1990
Dr. Byron Hutchinson, DPM, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Alan Catanzariti, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Matthew Dobbs, MD, FACS; Dr. Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS, FACFAS; Dr. Michael Theodoulou, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Christopher Lotufo, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Philip Basile, DPM, FACFAS

Panelists will have 5 minutes to advocate for their tendon transfer method. The audience will vote for which method they prefer as well.
• FHL transfer for achilles pathology: it is the standard of care, why anything else?
• Why transfer the FHL? There are other options
• FDL transfer to balance the flatfoot: it is the way
• It’s the bones that matter – why sacrifice the FDL?
• STATT transfer: the benefits without sacrificing the entire tendon
• Why split a tendon, there are better options
• The Bridle PT tendon transfer and the power behind it
• Why the Bridle, there are other options

46. I’ll Have What She’s Having
When Harry Met Sally, 1989
Dr. Katherine Raspovic, DPM, FACFAS (Moderator); Dr. Aksone Nouvong, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Sanjog Pangarkar, MD; Dr. Daniel Logan, DPM, FACFAS

Various modalities will be discussed to help patients dealing with pain. • My pre-op patient has neuropathic pain. Should I change my usual post op pain regimen?
• Pre and intraop adjuvant pain regimen – what’s the latest trend?
• Is it contraindicated to use nsaids during bone healing?
• What narcotics are really needed after foot/ankle surgery? Do we overprescribe?
• Is there a role for medical cannabis in foot and ankle surgery?
2:00 – 6:00 pm | Period 16 Workshop 47. MSK Ultrasound Workshop (Repeat)
Dr. Asim Raja, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Richard Adams, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Albert Song, MD; Dr. Anup Alexander, MD; Laura Guido, RDMS, RVT, RMSK

Additional fee required.

48. Flaps Workshop
Dr. Travis Motley, DPM, FACFAS; Dr. Tom Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS; Dr. Brett Sachs, DPM, FACFAS; Dr Patrick Burns, DPM, FACFAS

Additional fee required.