Hilton Head - The Podiatry Institute


Hilton Head - The Podiatry Institute

The Podiatry institute


2675 North Decatur Road

Suite 309

Decatur, GA 30033-6132

A nonprofit teaching foundation



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Atlanta, GA

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The Podiatry Institute and


Footprints in the Sand

A Beachfront Podiatric Symposium

July 26-29

With Special Emphasis on the

Management of Complications

Hilton Head to

Sonesta Resort

Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island , South Carolina

This is a PICA approved

risk management seminar.

UP Continuing education

20.0 Contact Hours

Image courtesy of Hilton Head Island Visitor & Convention Bureau

Hilton Head

Medicine and Topics of Interest u Trauma u The First Ray

Diabetes and Infection u Forefoot Reconstruction u Rearfoot and Ankle

Wound Care u Rapid Roundtable u Optional WORKSHOP


Edwin L. Blitch, IV, DPM

North Charleston, South Carolina

Thomas A. Brosky, II, DPM

Oakwood, Georgia

Michael S. Downey, DPM

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Michelle L. Butterworth, DPM

Kingstree, South Carolina

Nicholas A Giovinco, DPM

DeKalb Medical Center, Decatur, Georgia

John V. Guiliana, DPM

Hackettstown, New Jersey

George S. Gumann, Jr. DPM

Fort Benning, Georgia



Terence J. Harrist, MD

Cambridge, Massachusetts

William H. Hatchett, DPM

Summerville, South Carolina

Joshua J. Mann, DPM

DeKalb Medical Center, Decatur, Georgia

Richard H. Mann, DPM

Delray Beach, Florida

John T. Marcoux, DPM

Brighton, Massachusetts

Dennis E. Martin, DPM

North Charleston, South Carolina

Stephen V. Corey, DPM

Kingstree, South Carolina

Jonathan M. Moore, DPM

Somerset, Kentucky

Rahn A. Ravenell, DPM

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

Laurence G. Rubin, DPM

Mechanicsville, Virginia

Trent K. Statler, DPM

Beaufort, South Carolina

Bruce S. Trippe, MD

Montgomery, Alabama

Mitzi L. Williams, DPM

Oakland, California

Each speaker is required to disclose the exis tence of any financial and/or other rela tion-ship(s) (e.g., employee, con sul tant, speaker’s bureau, grant recipient, research support)

he/she might have with a) the manu facturer(s) of any com mer cial product(s) to be dis cussed during his/her pre sen ta tion and/or b) the commercial contributor(s) of the activity.

Image courtesy of Hilton Head Island V&CB and The Harbour Town Lighthouse at The Sea Pines Resort

Images courtesy of Hilton Head Island V&CB (and The Harbour Town Lighthouse at The Sea Pines Resort)

and Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

Family Fun

Adventure Cove Excitement for all ages

with 36 challenging holes of adventure golf.

Test your skills at the island’s largest arcade.

843.842.9990 www.adventure


Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf

Swashbuckling adventures on

miniature golf courses with a

dungeon and a pirates’ treasure.

843.686.4001 www.piratesislandgolf.com

Gregg Russell Games, sing-alongs and crazy

fun for children and adults! Harbour Town

Marina (under The Liberty Oak) 843.671.5121


The Salty Dog Cafe The famous outdoor

cafe inspired by Jake the Salty Dog and his

heroic feat! Ocean breezes, tropical freezes,

and entertainment for all ages. 843.671.2233


The Sandbox, An Interactive Children’s

Museum A great place for families to learn

and explore together. Children can sail away

on Captain William Hilton’s ship of discovery

or find a plane ready for little pilots to fly.

843.842.7645 www.thesandbox.org


Birding Beaches, marshes, lagoons, bike

trails, harbours, docks and golf courses

throughout the island are areas for birding.

The most popular sites are Fish Haul Creek

Park, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Pinckney

Island National Wildlife Refuge, and Savannah

National Wildlife Refuge. More information is

available at Hilton Head Island Audubon

Society. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

Coastal Discovery Museum Indoor and

outdoor exhibits, tours and cruises give you

hands-on exploring of the history, wildlife,

and heritage of Coastal Carolina. Special

programs include the popular “Turtle Talk

& Walk” (July 26, 8-10 PM) and “Colonial

The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is a

special slice of Southern Hospitality set on

the shores of the Atlantic Ocean on a unique

sea island in South Carolina.

This resort includes nearly everything

within its friendly setting: fully equipped

fitness center, outdoor pools, savvy shopping

at Latitudes, Ltd., bountiful buffets at Brellas

Café and fresh seafood at Portz restaurant.

There’s also Dockers, a relaxing poolside grill,

and Signals Lounge featuring light fare.

Children 3-12 years of age will delight in the

activities in store for them at Camp Castaway

and Kid’s Evening Adventures. Trained and

fun-loving crew members plan such activities

Sonesta Resort

Hilton Head Island

130 Shipyard Drive

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

800.766.3782 or 843.842.2400


Hilton Head

Amusements” (July 26, 10:30-11:30 AM),

where you’ll learn about what they did for

entertainment in colonial times. (Reservations

required for both). 843.689.6767, ext 223


Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge

See a wide variety of wildlife. Walk around

the island on the 14 miles of trails, bike or

kayak. www.fws.gov/pinckneyisland


Advanced Sail Catamarans Whether dolphin

watching, enjoying fireworks or taking sailing

lessons, the Pau Hana and Flying Circus are

FUN for all ages. 843.686.2582


Adventure Cruises Dolphin watch tours,

deep sea fishing, and more on the excursion

vessel Holiday (843.785.4558). Or go crabbing

on board the Crabber J II (843.422.5110).


Bike Rentals Riding Tigers Bike Rental offers

cruisers, mountain bikes, tandem, kiddy

carts… (843.686.5833, www.aaaridingtigers.

com) Hilton Head Bicycle Company offers

bikes, trailers and baby seats… (843.686.6888,

www.hiltonheadbicycle.com) Pedals Bicycles

covers beach cruising to mountain biking.

(843.842.5522, www.pedalsbicycles.com)

Cheers Sail the pristine waters surrounding

the Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge and Port

Royal and Calibogue Sounds. 843.671.1800



as bicycling on the beach, swimming, games,

scavenger hunts, crafts, movies and more.

The charm of the Low Country is its subtle

energy. Within minutes in any direction from

the resort, you’ll find a myriad of choices for

golf, tennis, shopping, dining, water sports,

performing arts, historical and cultural tours

waiting to stir your imagination and tap into

your soul. Be sure to ask the concierge about

the great tours, special events, and other

activities and attractions.

Commander Zodiac Explore the wondrous

waters of the low country on an amazing

Dolphin excursion. 843.671.3344


Drifter Excursions Your family fun

boat for deep sea fishing, dolphin

watching and nature tours.

843.363.2900 www.bitemybait.com

H2O Sports Parasail for an eagle’s eye

view, kayak where the dolphins play…

843.671.4FUN (4386) h2osportsonline.com

Island Explorer Go off the “beaten path” to

the pristine waters where dolphin, shore birds

and marsh life are abundant. 843.785.2100


Lawton Stables Horseback riding through

the Sea Pines Forest Preserve; pony rides.

843.671.2586 www.lawtonstableshhi.com

Outside Hilton Head Celebrating 30 years

of adventure! Kayak fishing, paddleboarding

and more. 843.686.6996 800.686.6996


Schooner Welcome Set sail and watch

dolphin surf the bow wake. Join in and hoist

a sail or just sit back and be dazzled by an

incredible Hilton Head sunset! 843.785.5566


SS Pelican Ride on a charmingly restored,

double ended whaling tender. 843.681.2522


Vagabond Cruise Offers over twenty

different and exciting cruises on four unique

passenger vessels, including the Stars &

Stripes, 1987 winner of the America’s Cup.

843.363.9026 www.vagabondcruise.com

Water Dog Outfitters Kayaking, biking and

hiking tours designed with everyone in mind.

843.686.3554 www.waterdogoutfitter.com

More information is available at:



A block of rooms have been reserved and will be

held until it is full or July 4, 2012, whichever

comes first. Please book early to guarantee your

reservation. In order to secure our special

group rate, advanced reservations are

mandatory and you must advise Reservations

that you are attending The Podiatry Institute

conference. Rates cannot be changed for guests

who fail to identify their affiliation at the time the

reservation is made. Rate applicable 3 days

before/3 days after (based on availability).

Single/Double Room Rate: $189

(plus tax, currently 11%, subject to change without notice)

TRAVEL Discounts

To obtain the best possible rates and make your

reservations, please call our official agency:

Travel Leaders


(A $25.00 service fee will apply for the first

passenger; $15.00 for each additional passenger.)

If you have trouble securing hotel accommodations,

please call Trish at the above number.

Thursday, July 26

to 20.0


Continuing education

Contact Hours

7:00 AM – 7:25 AM

Breakfast with the Exhibitors

7:25 AM – 10:00 AM

Medicine and

Topics of Interest

Minimalist Running

Sound Bites from the Literature:

Updates for Podiatric Surgery

Amniotic Stem Cell Use in Podiatric Surgery

Bone Healing and Orthobiologics Simplified

Stress Fractures of the Lower Extremity

Arthrofibrosis after Bunion Surgery

DVT Prophylaxis

New Insights into Peripheral Neuropathy

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Refreshment Break, Visit Exhibits

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM


Digital Fractures

Metatarsal Fracture Treatment

5th Metatarsal Fracture Management

Talar Fractures

Pediatric Fractures

Calcaneal Fractures

Supination-Adduction Ankle Fractures

1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Optional Workshop

lunch provided, Advance

REgistration Required

Friday, July 27

Developing Centers of Excellence for the

Diabetic and Senior Patient Populations:

Pearls for Implementing Evidenced Based Tools

to Improve Outcomes and Practice Growth

jonathan M. Moore, DPM

The Podiatry Institute is approved

by the Council on Podiatric Medical

Education as a sponsor of continuing

education in podiatric medicine

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Breakfast with the Exhibitors

7:30 AM – 10:00 AM

The First Ray

Longer Plantar Arm Austin:

My Choice for Distal Osteotomy

1st MTPJ Arthrodesis for High IM Angle


Hallux Varus: A Reproducible

Approach to Repair

Revisional HAV Surgery

Surgical Approaches to Hallux Limitus

First MTPJ Implant Arthroplasty

First MTPJ Arthrodesis

Early Weight-bearing after 1st MTPJ Fusion:

A Prospective Study

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Refreshment Break, Visit Exhibits

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Diabetes and Infection

Melanonychia Surgical Sampling and

Subungual Malignant Melanoma

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy:

“Silence of the Limbs and Agony

of Defeet”

Charcot: When to Operate

Antibiotic Update: What You Need

to Know and Were Afraid to Ask

Microbiology of the Diabetic Foot

Osteomyelitis Treatment Protocols

Antibiotic Beads

Saturday, July 28

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Breakfast with the Exhibitors

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Rapid Roundtable

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

PICA Risk Management

Optimizing EHR to Improve

Patient Care and Mitigate Risk

This lecture will focus on how to optimize

technology to improve patient care and

minimize risks. It will include a discussion of

potential risks associated with the use of

electronic health records and how to use

electronic health records to optimize patient

communication and education. It will also

include a discussion of electronic health record

documentation techniques, use of functional

clinical alerts and HIPAA security issues.

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Refreshment Break, Visit Exhibits

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM



Hammertoe Surgical Implant Options


2nd MTPJ Instability

Medial Transpositional Weil Osteotomy

for Crossover 2nd Toe Deformities

Sesamoid Pathology

Subtle LisFranc Injuries

LisFranc Fusions


At the conclusion of the conference, the

participant should be able to:

u Understand the various midfoot and heel

conditions presented and understand the

differential diagnosis and treatment

options available.

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Breakfast with the Exhibitors

7:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Rearfoot and Ankle

Plantar Fibromatosis: Current Consideration

Plantar Fasciitis and EPF

Posterior Heel Pain

Management of Os Peroneum

Chronic Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus


Evans Calcaneal Osteotomy: Surgical Pearls

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Refreshment Break

Sunday, July 2q

10:15 AM – 1:00 PM

Wound Care

Wound Classification, Debridement, and

Coverage: Navigating the Best Course

From Soup to Nuts:

Healing the Diabetic Ulcer

Negative Pressure Wound Treatments

Bioengineered Skin Substitutes

Amniotic Membrane Allograft

Alternative Methods of Wound Coverage

PRP in Wound Management

Off-loading the Pedal Wound:

A Difficult first Step

Tentative program, subject to change without notice

u Understand the various surgical options

presented for the forefoot with an

emphasis on challenges and avoiding


u Understand the various surgical options

presented for the first ray with an emphasis

on challenges and avoiding complications.

u Understand the various updates and

strategies in wound care, infections and

infection management.

u Understand the various surgical options

presented for the rearfoot with an

emphasis on challenges and avoiding


u Understand the modalities available and

surgical approaches to complications and

revisional surgery

u Understand the perioperative considerations

of the conditions presented.

Images courtesy of Hilton Head Island V&CB and The Harbour Town Lighthouse at The Sea Pines Resort



Special thanks to our 2012

Corporate Sponsors for their

out standing support of

The Podiatry Institute and

the continued devel opment

of excellence in post-graduate

continu ing educa tion. Please

support these companies

that support your profession.


Amerx Healthcare Corp

Langer Biomechanics

PICA Group


Bako Pathology Services






Strata Pathology


Stryker Foot & Ankle


Blaine Labs


Mini-C Sales

Synthes, USA

The Tetra Corporation



BioPro, Inc.

Comfortland Medical

ConMed Linvatec

Delta Surgical


Dr. Comfort


Metric Medical

Devices, Inc.


The Podiatry Institute cannot be held

liable for events beyond its control,

such as acts of God, government

regulations, disasters or weatherrelated

hazards, civil unrest, or any

other emergency, making it inadvisable

or impossible to hold the

conference. The Podiatry Institute

will make every effort to inform the

participants as soon as possible to

enable the participants to cancel

hotel and flight arrange ments. The

entire contents of this brochure are

copy righted by The Podiatry Institute

with all rights reserved. Reproduction

or use, without permission,

of written or graphic content in any

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❑ $490 on or before 6/14/12

❑ $540 after 6/14/12

❑ $590 after 7/11/12

or at the door

❑ $265 Retired Podiatrists

or Active Military


for two



at the


rate and


25% off

the second





Does not

apply to



Military, or

APMA Young










❑ $65 Residents w/letter

from Residency Director

(Does not apply to workshops)

Letter must be submitted by

mail with your completed

registration form. Resident

REGISTRA TION not accepted

by e-mail or online.

Cancellation requests must be made in

writing, via fax or mail, and postmarked no later

than one month before the start date of the

confer ence. All cancel lation requests will be

assessed a $50 admin is tra tive fee. There will be

no refunds for cancel lations made less than one

month prior to the start of the con ference.

Instead a “certificate of transfer” will be issued,

redeem able for any Podiatry Institute conference

of equal price or as partial registra tion fee on any

higher price confer ence. The certifi cate will be

valid for a period of one year from date of issue.

NO cancel lations or trans fers will be accepted

within two weeks of the start of the conference.

our mission

To be a supportive, global network of members,

colleagues and friends which enhances the quality

of life for patients with foot, ankle, and leg disorders

through innovative education, research and service.

Board of Directors

Michael S Downey DPM chairman

William D Fishco DPM • M Jay Groves IV DPM

Jay H Morgan DPM • Scott R Roman DPM

Mickey D Stapp DPM • John V Vanore DPM

Daniel F Vickers CAE executive director

Seminar committee

John A Ruch DPM director of medical education

Michael C McGlamry DPM corporate liaison

David C Alder DPM • David J Caldarella DPM

Craig A Camasta DPM • Thomas J Chang DPM

Stephen V Corey DPM • Michael S Downey DPM

Annette D Filiatrault DPM • Donald R Green DPM

Clifford D Mah DPM • Joe T Southerland DPM


❑ Special Seminar Rate for

APMA Young Members.

Call 888.833.5682.


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Phone 888.833.5682 or 770.939.0393

fax 404.508.8539

or mail The Podiatry Institute

2675 N Decatur Rd, Ste 309

Decatur, GA 30033-6132

The Podiatry Institute is a nonprofit educational

foundation that offers a variety of programs

including conferences, workshops and postgraduate

courses, in addition to textbooks, DVDs,

PowerPoint® presentations and patient education

materials. The Institute

has achieved national

and international

recognition for its

The Podiatry institute

leading role in

developing and

advancing the standard


of care in podiatric

medicine and surgery. The faculty members are

all volunteers who serve without compensation.

They are committed to ongoing education in the

area of foot and ankle surgery.

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