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Medical Education Training Program — Foot and Ankle


Friday and Saturday, January 25-26, 2019
Naples, Florida


This technique-oriented program is designed to expose physician attendees to the latest surgical concepts in foot and ankle reconstruction. Practical hands-on lab and training sessions maximize physician exposure to the latest tools and techniques in foot and ankle surgery.

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Eugene E. Curry, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon, The Carrell Clinic
Dallas, TX

Fellowship — Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Michael J. Coughlin, MD
Director Coughlin Foot and Ankle Clinic, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center
Boise, ID

Fellowship — Samuel Merritt Hospital
Oakland, CA

Justin Fleming, DPM
University Orthopedic Associates
Somerset, NJ

Residency — Emory Healthcare System
Atlanta, GA

Thomas G. Harris, MD
UCLA Harbor Medical Center
Torrance, CA

Fellowship — UCLA-Harbor/Balance Orthopaedics
Long Beach, CA

James McWilliam, MD
Speciality Orthopedics
Harrison, NY

Fellowship — American Sports Medicine Institute
Birmingham, AL

Joshua A. Metzl, MD
Assistant Team Physician, Denver Broncos; Associate Team Physician, Colorado Rockies

Fellowship – OrthoCarolina
Charlotte, NC

Ryan B. Rigby, DPM
Logan Regional Orthopedics
Logan, UT

Fellowship — Sarasota Orthopedic Associates
Sarasota, FL

Norman E. Waldrop, III, MD
Andrews Sports Medicine
Birmingham, AL

Fellowship — The Steadman Clinic
Vail, CO

Troy Watson, MD
Editor, Foot and Ankle International Journal

Fellowship – OrthoCarolina
Charlotte, NC


  Friday, January 25, 2019
7:00 am Breakfast
7:50 am Welcome
  Didactic Session I: Ankle Instability
8:00 am Broström Repair With InternalBrace™ Ligament Augmentation: How, When and Why
8:10 am Anatomic Lateral Ankle Reconstruction
8:20 am Acute and Chronic Deltoid Ligament Injuries
8:30 am Panel Discussion
  Didactic Session II: Ankle Fractures and Syndesmosis Injuries
9:00 am Novel Approach to Fibula Fractures
9:10 am Syndesmosis Disruptions
9:20 am Panel Discussion
  Didactic Session III: Other Fractures and Ligament Injuries
10:00 am Controversies in Treating Lisfranc Injuries
10:10 am Minimally Invasive vs. Extensile Lateral Approach to the Calcaneal
10:20 am Panel Discussion
  Didactic Session IV: Achilles Tendon Injuries and Ultrasound
11:00 am Minimally Invasive Approach to the Achilles Rupture
11:10 am Insertional Tendinopathies
11:20 am Panel Discussion
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm ArthroLab Session I: Ankle Instability, Foot and Ankle Trauma, and Achilles Repair
4:30 pm Reception
5:30 pm Adjourn
  Saturday, January 26, 2019
7:00 am Breakfast
7:50 am Announcements
  Didactic Session V: Endoscopic Techniques and Ankle Arthroscopy
8:00 am Minimally Invasive Approaches for Equinus Deformity
8:10 am ArthroBrostrom® Technique for Arthroscopic Repair of the ATFL
8:20 am Cartilage Solutions for the Talus
8:30 am Arthroscopic Solutions for the Hindfoot
8:40 am Panel Discussion
  Didactic Session VI: Forefoot
9:00 am Plantar Lapidus: Expanding Indications
9:10 am New Approaches to the Crossover Toe
9:20 am Lesser Toes: Dealing With the Bigger Problem
9:30 am Panel Discussion
  Didactic Session VII: Flatfoot
10:00 am Soft-Tissue Solutions in AAFD
10:10 am Fixed Deformity Options
10:20 am Panel Discussion
  Didactic Session VIII: Biologic Advances and Synergy Integration
11:00 am Adding Ultrasound to Your Practice
11:10 am Synergy Integration in My Practice
11:20 am Panel Discussion
12:00 pm Lunch
12:45 pm ArthroLab Session II: EndoBlade™ System, Ankle Arthroscopy, Forefoot, Flatfoot and Synergy MSK™ Ultrasound
3:00 pm Adjourn

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