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9th Annual ONSF MEDICAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Saturday, November 18, 2017

Noble Auditorium, Greenwich Hospital 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich, CT

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY, SPORTS MEDICINE & NEUROSURGERY

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Christopher S. Ahmad, MD
PROGRAM CHAIRPERSONS: Tamar Kessel, MD & Mark Vitale, MD
CME or CEU CREDIT FOR:Physicians, Nurses, Physician Assistants,
Physical & Occupational Therapists

FREE OF CHARGE • PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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PROGRAM

8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Program Announcements
– Mark Vitale, MD, MPH and Tamar Kessel, MD

Session I
8:40 a.m. Meniscal Allografts – Demetris Delos, MD
8:50 a.m. Use of Patches and Grafts in Rotator Cuff Surgery – Paul Sethi, MD
9:00 a.m. Advances in Cartilage Restoration in the Knee – Tim Greene, MD
9:10 a.m. Q&A
9:20 a.m. 3D Planning and Patient-Specific Instrumentation
in Shoulder Replacement – Marc Kowalsky, MD
9:30 a.m. Minimizing Blood Loss in Total Joint Surgery – Frank Ennis, MD
9:40 a.m. Advances in Total Ankle Replacement – Sean Peden, MD
9:50 a.m. Dry Needling in Orthopedic Rehabilitation – Alicia Hirscht, DPT
10:00 a.m. Q&A
10:10 a.m. Advances in Peripheral Nerve Surgery of the Upper Extremity – Matthew Cantlon, MD
10:20 a.m. 3D Printing for Patient-Specific Wrist Surgery – Mark Vitale, MD, MPH
10:30 a.m. Patient-based Outcomes Assessment – David Wei, MD
10:40 a.m. Q&A
10:50 a.m. BREAK / REFRESHMENTS

Session II
11:10 a.m. Keynote Presentation: Christopher S. Ahmad, MD, Head Team Physician NY Yankees
12:00 p.m. Regenerative Medicine to Treat Musculoskeletal Pain – Alexsandr Levchenko, DO
12:10 p.m. Advances in Perioperative Anesthesia – Al Tagliavia, MD
12:20 p.m. The Opioid Crisis and Opioid Sparing Techniques in Surgery – Katherine Vadasdi, MD
12:30 p.m. Q&A
12:40 p.m. WORKING LUNCH / ADJOURN

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Christopher S. Ahmad, MD – Head Team Physician, NY Yankees

Christopher S. Ahmad, M.D. is the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees and a member of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association. He is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and an Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at the New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Ahmad grew up in Long Island with a passion for playing soccer and played in the New York Empire State Games, the Eastern Region Olympic Development Team, and four years of Division 1 varsity soccer at nationally ranked Columbia University where he earned his undergraduate degree in engineering. His background in soccer stimulated his career path that is dedicated to the treatment and prevention of youth sports injuries.

He currently serves as the Chief of Sports Medicine and as the Director of Biomechanics Research at the Center for Orthopaedic Research. Dr. Ahmad has received many awards for outstanding research in the field of sports medicine. He has served on MLB research committees to address the high incidence of Tommy John Surgeries in professional baseball. Dr. Ahmad is also the Head Team Physician for the expansion Major League Soccer New York City Football Club and for local high schools and serves as consultant to local metropolitan gymnastics and swim teams. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and three children.

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