On-line Brochure - The Podiatry Institute


On-line Brochure - The Podiatry Institute






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John A. Ruch, DPM

Private Practice, Tucker, GA



George T. Liu, DPM, FACFAS

Assistant Professor, Department of

Orthopaedic Surgery, University of

Texas Southwestern Medical Center,

Dallas, TX


Bradley W. Bakotic, DPM, DO

Private Practice, Alpharetta, GA

Kristin J. Blanchet, DPM

Third Year Resident, Bethesda

Memorial Hospital, Boynton Beach, FL

Matthew R. Hogan, MD

Hospitalist, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

Richard H. Mann, DPM

Private Practice, Boynton Beach, FL

Jonathan M. Moore, DPM

Private Practice, Somerset, KY

Jordan Z. Tacktill, DPM

Third Year Resident, Bethesda

Memorial Hospital, Boynton Beach, FL

David C. Alder, DPM

Residency Director, DeKalb Medical,

Decatur, GA

Alan S. Banks, DPM

Private Practice, Tucker, GA

Thomas A. Brosky, II, DPM

Private Practice, Oakwood, GA

Casey Burchill, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

Michelle L. Butterworth, DPM

Private Practice, Kingstree, SC

Craig A. Camasta, DPM

Private Practice, Atlanta, GA

Steven R. Carter, DPM

Private Practice, Covington, GA

Andrea D. Cass, DPM

Private Practice, Atlanta, GA

Bradley D. Castellano, DPM

Private Practice, Athens, GA

Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM

Private Practice, Pittsburgh, PA

Michael S. Downey, DPM

Chief Division of Podiatric Surgery,

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center,

Philadelphia, PA

Julie Ferland, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

Each speaker is required to disclose the exis tence of any financial and/or other rela tionship(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.

William D. Fishco, DPM

Private Practice, Anthem, AZ

Justin J. Fleming, DPM

Private Practice, Philadelphia, PA

Matrona Giakoumis, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

Nicholas A. Giovinco, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

Grant Gonzalez, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

Donald R. Green, DPM

Residency Director, Scripps Mercy

Kaiser Hospital, San Diego, CA

Mack Jay Groves, IV, DPM

Private Practice, Covington, LA

George S. Gumann, Jr. DPM

Fort Benning, Columbus, GA

Emily A. Hermes, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

A. Louis Jimenez, DPM

Private Practice, Snellville, GA

Stephan J. LaPointe, DPM, PhD

Private Practice, Rome, GA

D. Scot Malay, DPM

Director of Research, Penn

Presbyterian Medical Center,

Philadelphia, PA

Joshua J. Mann, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA



Michael C. McGlamry, DPM

Private Practice, Cumming, GA

Thomas J. Merrill, DPM

Associate Professor, Barry University

School of Podiatric Medicine, Miami, FL

Aprajita Nakra, DPM

Private Practice, Gilbert, AZ

Sofie Pinney, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

Rahn A. Ravenell, DPM

Private Practice, Mt. Pleasant, SC

Scott R. Roman, DPM

Private Practice, Covington, GA

Jay D. Ryan, DPM

Private Practice, Fairfax, VA

Jaclyn M. Schwartz, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

Mickey D. Stapp, DPM

Private Practice, Augusta, GA

Robert P. Taylor, DPM

Private Practice, Dallas, TX

Eugene D. Timpano, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

Mindy J. Trotter, DPM

Resident, DeKalb Medical, Decatur, GA

John V. Vanore, DPM

Private Practice, Gadsden, AL

Robert B. Weinstein, DPM

Private Practice, Fayetteville, GA



Special thanks to our

2013 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 Health

Care Corp



PICA Group

Stryker Foot & Ankle


Bako Pathology




Enterprises, Inc.)

Hyperion Medical


Realm Labs



Blaine Labs

ConMed Linvatec

Delta Surgical


Dynasplint Systems

Solana Surgical

Strata Pathology


The Tetra


The Podiatry Institute cannot be held

liable for events beyond its control, such

as acts of God, government regulations,

disasters or weather-related hazards,

civil unrest, or any other emergency,

making it inad visable 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. Repro duction or use, without

permission, of written or graphic content

in any manner is prohibited. ©2013

Photo courtesy of ©2013 Kevin C Rose/AtlantaPhotos.com (Georgia Aquarium)

The Podiatry institute


2675 North Decatur Road

Suite 309

Decatur, GA 30033-6132

A nonprofit teaching foundation



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Atlanta, GA

Permit #1954


The Podiatry institute


MAY 16-19

Crowne Plaza Ravinia

Atlanta, Georgia




This is a PICA approved

risk management seminar.

UP Continuing education

to 25.0 Contact HOUrs

Photo courtesy of © 2013 Kevin C Rose/AtlantaPhotos.com

Photos courtesy of ©2013 Kevin C Rose/AtlantaPhotos.com (World of Coca-Cola, Six Flags, Stone Mountain)




Atlanta is a world-class, modern city with a rich, passionate history. A MARTA station is only two blocks away from

the Crowne Plaza, and hotel guests can take the complimentary shuttle to anywhere within a two-mile radius.

Fun for all ages

Atlanta Botanical Garden is one of Atlanta’s most

beautiful attractions with more than 30 acres of

gardens, forest, wildflower trails and the 10,000 sq.

ft. Fuqua Orchid Center. The Canopy Walk, a 40-foot

high suspension bridge creating a treetop walking

trail, is the garden’s latest addition. Visitors will

also enjoy the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

404.876.5859 atlantabotanicalgarden.org

Atlantic Station offers great boutiques, sidewalk

cafes, hip restaurants and a 16-screen IMAX ® 3D

theater. Every week, taste the local flavor during

Food Truck Fridays. Free shuttles are available

from the Arts Center MARTA Station.

404.733.1221 www.atlanticstation.com

Center for Puppetry Arts features the nation’s largest

interactive museum and performances for all ages.

404.873.3391 www.puppet.org

Georgia Aquarium is the world’s largest and holds

more than 10 million gallons of fresh and salt water.

Book in advance! 404.581.4000 www.georgia


Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament takes you

back to the 11th Century for feasting, fighting and

fun. 866.543.9637 www.medievaltimes.com/


Six Flags Over Georgia features thrill rides, shows

and attractions. In 2013, prepare to soar to extreme

new heights on the all-new SkyScreamer, the tallest

attraction in the park’s history, towering 24-stories

above the ground! Six Flags White Water is the

largest waterpark in the South. 770.948.9290


Stone Mountain Park features the world’s largest

exposed granite rock with its Confederate carving,

an 1870s town, Antebellum plantation, Sky Lift,

Scenic Railroad, world’s largest lasershow, and

Sky Hike, the largest treetop adventure course.

770.498.5690 www.stonemountainpark.com

Turner Field Tours are offered year-round and begin

in the Braves Museum & Hall of Fame. 404.614.2311


Underground Atlanta, the original streets of Atlanta, is

over six blocks of shopping, dining and entertainment.

404.523.2311 www.underground-atlanta.com

World of Coca-Cola features a multi-sensory 4-D

theater, an 1880s soda fountain, a unique live-action

bottling line, plus nearly 70 different beverages from

around the world. 404.676.5151 www.worldof


Zoo Atlanta, located in historic Grant Park, features

playful pandas, marvelous mammals, reptiles and

amphibians! The Ford African Rain Forest houses

24 gorillas. 404.624.WILD www.zooatlanta.org


Atlanta Cyclorama, the world’s largest diorama

painting, revolves around you as it depicts the

1864 Civil War Battle of Atlanta. 404.658.7625


Atlanta History Center features the 1840s Tullie

Smith Farm and the fully restored 1928 Swan House

mansion. Exhibits include the Civil War, African-

American heritage and the 1996 Olympic Games.

404.814.4000 www.atlantahistorycenter.com

Atlanta Preservation Center, walking tours of

The Fox Theatre and eight historic neighborhoods:

Downtown, Sweet Auburn/Martin Luther King Jr.

District, Inman Park, Frederick Law Olmsted’s

Druid Hills, Grant Park, Ansley Park, Midtown, and

Midtown/SoNo Commercial District. 404.688.3353


Fernbank Museum of Natural History brings the

world’s largest dinosaurs to life, and explores global

cultures through a variety of hands-on exhibits.

404.929.6300 www.fernbankmuseum.org

Margaret Mitchell House & Museum features the

furnished apartment where Mitchell wrote Gone With

the Wind. 404.249.7015 margaretmitchellhouse.com

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site is

located in the Sweet Auburn area. Explore his birth

home, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, and The

King Center. 404.331.6922 www.nps.gov/malu

and www.thekingcenter.org


Atlanta Braves vs. Dodgers MAY 17-19

404.577.9100 atlanta.braves.mlb.com

Georgia Renaissance Festival Join hundreds

of colorfully-clad characters for a medieval

European Country Faire. Stroll through the

multi-acre kingdom while feasting on hearty

food and drink, shop for hand-crafted treasures,

and become mesmerized by artisans at work.

Ten stages of music and comedy keep you

enticed well into the night, while performing

animals and games ensure fun for the entire

family! 770.964.8575 www.garenfest.com

Tunes from the Tombs MAY 18-19 Five main

stages will host amplified artists, while buskers

will perform throughout the Oakland Cemetery.

All genres of music will be represented; rock,

folk, Americana, jazz, classical, and everything

in between. Tickets may be purchased at the

gates and will be $10 for one day or $15 for

a two day pass. Children 12 and under will be

admitted for $5 or $10 for a two day pass.

Children 3 and under are free. 404.688.2107


For more information about area attractions, please

visit www.atlanta.net and www.exploregeorgia.org


Thursday . MAY 16 Friday . MAY 17

12:25 PM Welcome to Atlanta and UPDATE 2013

7:00 AM Breakfast with Exhibitors

12:30 PM

Topics of Interest part 1

Critical Appraisal of Medical Literature PART 1

ABC’s of Systematic Reviews

Critical Appraisal of Medical Literature PART 2

Charcot Arthropathy: Does it Really Matter What We Do

Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Reliable Clinical Approach for Managing the Diabetic Wound

Treatment of Recalcitrant Foot Ulcers with Dermal Skin Allograft

Dupuytren’s (Subungual) Exostoses: What Really Are They

New Insights Into Peripheral Neuropathy

3:45 PM Refreshment break, visit exhibitors

4:30 PM

Topics of Interest part 2

Peripheral Nerve Entrapment

Enhancements of Internal Fixation with Nitinol Implants

Transfer of the FHL Tendon:

A Versatile, Evidence-Based Technique

Clinical Use of Musculoskeletal Lasers

How to Work with Your “Hospitalist”

in the Care of Your “In-House” Patients

Joint Depression Fracture of the Calcaneus:

Are We Really Making a Difference

Treatment of Corticosteroid Induced Avascular Necrosis

of the Medial Cuneiform

Diagnosis and Treatment of Nerve Entrapments

Vascularized Femoral Condyle Graft Used to Repair

Tibial Metaphyseal AVN in the Presence of a TAR

Biofeedback in Lower Extremity Tendon Transfers

Conservative Treatment of Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars

What Can Experience Teach Us About Reading Xrays

7:00 PM Thursday session adjourns


to 25.0

Continuing education

Contact Hours

The Podiatry Institute is approved by

the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a

sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine

7:30 AM

Hallux Valgus part 1

Arthrofibrosis After Bunion Surgery

Evaluation of 1st MPJ Range of Motion / Pre and Post Bunion

Surgery: Clinical and Radiographic Correlation with Stress

Lateral Dorsiflexion Views

Effect of Early Weight Bearing After Modified

Lapidus Arthrodesis

Pearls for Maximum Correction of Hallux Valgus

Using Distal Osteotomies

Unrecognized Abnormal DASA and Increasing PASA

as an Etiology of Hallux Varus

Revisional Hallux Valgus Surgery


10:00 AM Refreshment break, visit exhibitors

10:45 AM

Hallux Valgus part 2

Role of the Cheilectomy in Hallux Rigidus

Considerations in Fusion of the 1st MPJ

Why Are We Making 1st MPJ Fusion So Hard

Juvenile HAV Surgery

Complications of Bunion Surgery

Tightrope Bunionectomy Revisited

12:45 PM Lunch with speakers, colleagues and exhibitors

1:30 PM


Various hands-on workshops featuring latest techniques

and technologies, including:

Enhancements of Internal Fixation with Nitinol Implants

Evidenced Based Protocols to Enhance Mobility and

Maximize Healing: Two Hours of Practical Solutions to

Stimulate Outcomes and Your Practice


This interactive program discusses the latest tools, protocols,

templates, reimbursement updates and documentation pearls

to enhance patient outcomes and grow Podiatric Centers of

Excellence for Wound Healing and Mobility Preservation.

Enhancing Biologics and Biomechanics

Treating Complex Hallux Valgus Deformities

3:30 PM Refreshment break, visit exhibitors

4:15 PM


What is the Standard of Care in Forefoot Bone Fixation

Correcting Hammertoe Deformities Utilizing

an Intramedullary Device (Case Reports)

The Case Against the Use of New Technologies

for Hammertoe Repair

Multiple Metatarsal Lengthening

2nd MPJ Instability

Plantar Plate Pathology / Diagnostic Modalities

Algorithm for the Repair of the Overlapping 2nd Toe

Partial 2nd Metatarsal Head Resection

7:00 PM FRIday session adjourns

Saturday . MAY 18 Sunday . MAY 19

7:00 AM Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:00 AM Breakfast

7:30 AM

Rearfoot and ankle part 1

Subtalar Joint Arthroereisis Arthrodesis

Biomechanics of the NC Joint

Arthrodesis of the Naviculocuneiform Joints

in the Treatment of Collapsed Pes Valgus


There’s Hope for the Hoke:

Technique of Naviculocuneiform Arthrodesis

Ankle Arthroscopic Anatomy

Salvage of the Failed TAR

Lisfranc and Midfoot Fusions

Equinovarus Foot and Ankle Deformities

10:00 AM Refreshment break, visit exhibitors

10:45 AM

Rearfoot and ankle part 2

Enlargement of the Lateral Process of the Talus

as an Etiology of Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

Disorders of the Achilles Tendon

Tibial Fracture Non-Union

Varied Techniques in Tarsal Coalition Resection and Interposition

Ankle Arthroscopic Surgery for Soft Tissue Impingement

Peroneal Tendon Endoscopy

Ankle Syndesmosis Injuries

Arthroscopic Evaluation and Treatment of Talar Dome Lesions

Systematic Evaluation of the Pediatric Flatfoot:

What to Do and When to Do It

Acute Osteochondral Fractures of the Talus

12:45 PM

PICA Risk Management

Is This Patient a Good Surgical Candidate

Risk Issues Related to Patient Selection and Informed Consent

The 2013 PICA risk management section will focus on patient selection

to improve likelihood of success and decrease risk of litigation in podiatric

surgery. The attendee will be presented with tools to help identify the

possible problem patient and observe possible means of managing

these individuals that will lead to mutually successful outcomes for the

patient and surgeon alike. Management of the history and informed

consent process as well as a discussion of “red flag” warning signs that

may be indicators of future problems to come will be reviewed.

2:15 PM Saturday Session adjourns

7:30 AM

Medicine part 1

The Role of Topical Agents in Podiatric Medicine

Renal Osteodystrophy: A Subset of Chronic Kidney Disease

Bilateral Ankle Clonus as the Initial Manifestation of Progressive

Multi-Focal Leukoencephalopathy (Case Report)

Use of Biologics in Chronic Wounds

Osteoporosis: Surgical Considerations

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Presenting as a 20 Year Old

Non-Healing Ulcer

Venous Throbotic Even Prophylaxis:

What the Foot and Ankle Surgeon Should Know

10:00 AM Refreshment BREAK

10:15 AM

Medicine part 2

Perioperative Pain Management

Intravenous Tylenol for Perioperative Pain Control

Perioperative Medical Assessment of the Pediatric Patient

Syndesmosis Injuries of the Ankle

In Office Emergencies

Perioperative Management of Diabetes

What Meds Should You Stop Before Surgery

Which Ones Should You Keep on Taking

12:30 PM CONFERENCE adjourns


Tentative program, subject to change without notice

At the conclusion of the conference, the participant should be able to:

n Understand the various midfoot and heel conditions presented and

understand the differential diagnosis and treatment options available.

n Understand the various surgical options presented for the forefoot

with an emphasis on challenges and avoiding complications.

n Understand the various surgical options presented for the first ray

with an emphasis on challenges and avoiding complications.

n Understand the various updates and strategies in wound care,

infections and infection management.

n Understand the various surgical options presented for the rearfoot

with an emphasis on challenges and avoiding complications.

n Understand the modalities available and surgical approaches to

complications and revisional surgery.

n Understand the perioperative considerations of the conditions


Photos courtesy of ©2013 Katie Snyder/AtlantaPhotos.com (Swan House ); ©2013 Kevin C Rose/AtlantaPhotos.com (Zoo Atlanta Rhino);

and Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia


®ta❑ The Podiatry institute

$490 on or before 4/4/13

❑ $540 after 4/4/13


❑ $590 after 5/1/13


or at the door

To be a supportive, global

❑ $265 Retired Podiatrists

network of members,

or Active Military

colleagues and friends which

❑ $65 Residents with letter

enhances the quality

from Residency Director

of life for patients with foot,

(Does not apply to workshops.)

ankle, and leg disorders

Letter must be submitted by

through innovative education,

research and service.

Board of Directors

William D Fishco DPM


Michael S Downey DPM

Annette D Filiatrault DPM

M Jay Groves IV DPM

Rahn A Ravenell DPM

Scott R Roman 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

The Podiatry Institute is a

nonprofit educational foundation

that offers a variety of programs

including conferences, workshops

and post-graduate courses, in

addition to textbooks, DVDs,

PowerPoint ® presentations and

patient education materials. The

Institute has achieved national and

international recognition for its

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.

For more information, please visit


mail with your completed

registration form. Resident

REGISTRATIOn not accepted by

e-mail or online.

❑ Special Seminar Rate

for APMA Young Members.

Call 888.833.5682.

❑ Food functions are open to

registered attendees ONLY.

Additional meal packages can

be purchased for family/guests.

Includes 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches

and 6 breaks.

_____# of Adults ($200 eaCH)

_____# of Children 12 and under

($100 eaCH)


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CONFIRMA TION, please call our

office to confirm registration.

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 con ference 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.

choose 1 of 4 easy ways to register

online (before 5/1/13)


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

Register for two 2013 seminars at the regular rate and receive 25% off the second seminar

excludes cadaver workshops. Does not apply to Residents, Retired, Military, or APMA Young Members. CALL BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THE SECOND SEMINAR TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT.

Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia

The Crowne Plaza Ravinia

sets the standard for

quality and convenience at

Atlanta’s Perimeter Center.

Built around a series of

waterfalls and beautiful

terrace gardens, the hotel

is nestled within the 42-acre

wooded Ravinia Park with

miles of winding footpaths.

Take a dip in the indoor pool or enjoy the Fitness Center, complete with sauna.

It’s a great way to end your day. There are four on-site restaurants, ranging from

casual to fine dining, as well as a full service Business Center and complimentary

shuttle service within a two mile radius.

Here you will find a unique blend of Southern hospitality and unrivaled

convenience, with easy access to downtown and the airport.

Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia

4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta GA 30346

800.972.2404 or 770.395.7700

www.cpravinia.com GROUP CODE: POI

A block of rooms have been reserved and will be

held until it is full or April 23, 2013, 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: $129

(plus tax, currently 12%, subject to change without notice)


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.

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