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2013 DELAWARE ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM


Keynote Presentations
Damage Control Orthopaedics – The Shock Trauma Approach – Andrew Pollak, M.D.
The Future of Private Practice – Jack Bert, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery Track
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE): Neurodegeneration Following Repetitive Head Impacts – Christine Baugh, MPH
Cartilage Restoration of the Knee: What Works and What Doesn’t – Jack Bert, M.D.
Management of Open Fractures – Recent Advances and Practices – Andrew Pollak, M.D.
10 Things You Can Do to Guarantee a Medical Liability Lawsuit – Thomas Fleeter, M.D. and Elliott Leitman, M.D.

Primary Care Orthopaedic Medicine Track
Osteoarthritis Management in the Elderly – Linsey O’Donnell, D.O.
Live Dissection: Shoulder – Matthew Handling, M.D.
Neck/Spine Talk – Mark Eskander, M.D.
Protective Equipment and Concussion Prevention – Christine Baugh, MPH

Rheumatology Track
Update in the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis – Eric Russell, D.O.
Orthopaedic Implications of Rheumatoid Arthritis – Arundathi Jayatilleke, M.D.
Pediatric Lyme Arthritis – Carlos Rose, M.D.
Evaluation of Chronic Joint Pain in Children – Paul Rosen, M.D.




2012 DELAWARE ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM


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2011 DELAWARE ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM


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2011 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Hon. John Carney, U.S. Congressman representing Delaware.

Dean Lorich, M.D., Associate Director of the Orthopaedic Trauma Service at Hospital for Special Surgery and NewYork Presbyterian Hospital.

Mark Myerson, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon and director of the Institute for Foot and Ankle Surgery at Mercy in Baltimore, MD.

Vincent Pelligrini, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon and chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Matthew Ramsey, M.D.,orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.


2011 SESSION SPEAKERS


Damian Andrisani, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon with Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists in Newark, DE.

Michael Axe, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon with First State Orthopaedics in Newark, DE.

Marilyn Bartley RN, MSN, FNP-BC, advanced practice nurse in the trauma department at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE.

David Bercaw, M.D., Vice Chair Clinical Programs of Family and Community Medicine at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, DE.

Steve Dellose, M.D., Orthopaedic surgeon with Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists in Newark, DE.

Eric Johnson, M.D., Orthopaedic surgeon with First State Orthopaedics and chief of orthopaedic trauma service for Christiana Care Health System.

Linda Laskowski-Jones, RN, MS, APRN, BC, CCRN, CEN, vice president of emergency, trauma and aeromedical services at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, DE.

Mark Mendell, MSN, APRNBC, nurse practitioner in the trauma department at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE.


2010 DELAWARE ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM


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2010 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Joanne Conroy, M.D., the chief health care officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, works on the interface between health care delivery and academic medicine with special interest in quality-of-care and patient-centered care.

Timothy Hewett, PT, Ph.D., is a professor in pediatrics and orthopaedic surgery in the College of Medicine and an adjunct professor in rehabilitation sciences at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Steve Howell, M.D., is a clinician and researcher in knee replacement, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, and sports medicine and a professor of mechanical engineering in the division of biomedical engineering at University of California at Davis.

Michael Suk, M.D., JD, MPH is the chief of the division of orthopaedic trauma surgery at the Shands Jacksonville Bone and Joint Institute. He is also an associate professor with the University of Florida College of Medicine.

2010 SESSION SPEAKERS


Matthew Handling, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon with First State Orthopaedics.

Greg Hicks, PT, Ph.D., is assistant professor of physical therapy at the University of Delaware.

Sheldon Lin, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon and an associate professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at University Hospital at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Bruce Katz, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon with First State Orthopaedics.

Tara Manal, PT, DPT, is the director of clinical services and the orthopaedic residency program at the University of Delaware.

Leo Raisis, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon with First State Orthopaedics.

Steve Rombach, PT, is the medical director of Christiana Care Physical Therapy PLUS.

Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ScD, is a professor and researcher in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware.

David Sowa, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon with First State Orthopaedics.

Peter Townsend, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon with Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists Center.

Nick Turkas, MS, is vice president of Health and Wellness at the national office of the Arthritis Foundation in Charlotte, NC.

Joseph Zeni, PT, Ph.D., is a research assistant professor at the University of Delaware and the editor of journals on physical therapy.


2009 DELAWARE ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM


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2009 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Todd J. Albert, M.D. is the Richard H. Rothman Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital.

Thomas J. Graham, M.D. is vice-chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and chief of the Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital.

William Mackenzie, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon and chair of the department of orthopedics Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

2009 SESSION SPEAKERS


J. Richard Bowen, M.D. is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Drew A. Brady, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon with First State Orthopaedics.

Richard Kruse, D.O., MBA is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Elliott H. Leitman, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon with Morgan Kalman Clinic.

Joseph J. Mesa, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon with Orthopaedic Specialists.

Freeman Miller, M.D. is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon and medical director of the gait analysis laboratory at Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Leo Raisis, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon with First State Orthopaedics and medical director of the Center for Advanced Joint Replacement at Christiana Care.

James J. Rubano, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon with Orthopaedic Specialists.

Suken A. Shah, M.D. is an attending pediatric orthopaedic surgeon and co-director of spine and scoliosis service at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Mihir M. Thacker, M.D. is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon and specializes in orthopaedic oncology with the Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children.

Jennifer M. Ty, M.D. is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon with First State Orthopaedics and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.


2008 DELAWARE ORTHOPAEDIC SYMPOSIUM


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2008 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Joseph D. Zuckerman, M.D. is the first vice president, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; professor and chairman of orthopaedic surgery at NYU/Hospital for Joint Disease.

John D. Kelly, IV, M.D. is“ associate professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.

2009 SESSION SPEAKERS


Michael J. Axe, M.D. is a clinical professor of physical therapy at the University of Delaware; chair, Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association.

William J. Hozack, M.D. is a professor of orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University; director of joint replacement, Thomas Jefferson University.

Eric T. Johnson, M.D. is the“ director of orthopaedic trauma service at Christiana Care; orthopaedic surgeon, First State Orthopaedics.

Paul C. Kupcha, M.D. is“ president of the Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons; orthopaedic surgeon, Delaware Orthopaedic Center.

Elliot H. Leitman, M.D. is an“ orthopaedic surgeon with the Morgan Kalman Clinic.

Douglas Palma, M.D. is an“ orthopaedic surgeon with Orthopaedic Specialists.

Bruce J. Rudin, M.D. is the“ chair of the Health Care Advisory Panel, Worker Compensation Task Force; orthopaedic surgeon, First State Orthopaedics.

David H. Sohn, M.D., J.D. is an“ orthopaedic surgeon and AAOS Washington Health Policy Fellow.

Robert A. Steele, M.D. is“ vice president of Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons; orthopaedic surgeon, First State Orthopaedics.

James B. Talmage, M.D. is the“ co-author of "Guides to the Evalutation of Permanent Impairment, 6th Ed."; treating physician, Occupational Health Center, Cookeville, Tennessee.

Joseph B. Vernace, M.D. is a“ clinical instructor of orthopaedic surgery at the Thomas Jefferson University; orthopaedic surgeon, The Surgery Center of the Main Line.
 
 
 

 
 
         
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