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2006 Special Interest Groups: Doctors Day for Orthopaedic Surgeons

Special Interest Groups Day
October 22, 2006
West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

(Updated September 20, 2006)

Doctors Day for Orthopaedic Surgeons and other MD’s

8:15 - 9:00 am Welcome: Registration and Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15 am Opening Remarks
A. Boni M. Rietveld, MD, BA (Mus), Medical Centre for Dancers & Musicians, The Hague, The Netherlands

9:15 - 9:30 am ACL injuries in dancers.
Donald J. Rose, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University School of Medicine; Director, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries; Director, Ambulatory Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA

9:30 - 9:45 am Discussion

9:45 - 10:00 amFirst metatarsal head hemicap resurfacing procedure: A new technique for the surgical management of advanced hallux rigidus with or without deformity.
Thomas P. San Giovanni, MD, UHZ Sports Medicine Institute, Coral Gables, Florida, USA

10:00 - 10:15 am Discussion

10:15 - 10:30 am Stress fractures of the tibia.
David S. Weiss, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, New York University School of Medicine; Associate Director, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases; New York, NY, USA

10:30 - 10:45 am Discussion

10:45 - 11:00 am REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:00 - 11:15 am Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis
Lyle J. Micheli, MD, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Director, Division of Sports Medicine, O’Donnell Family Professor of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

11:15 - 11:30 am Discussion

11:30 - 11.45 am A simple "Orthopaedic Screening Exam" used on apprentices and new dancers at the New York City Ballet.
William G. Hamilton, MD, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, New York City Ballet Company, New York, NY, USA

11:45 am - 12:00 pm Discussion

12:00 - 12:15 pm General discussion and closing remarks

12:30 pm Optional lunch and afternoon social program for Doctors Day participants and their partners ($75 per person)
Visit to the Morikami Museum, including a Japanese bento lunch and a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. The group will be leaving the hotel by bus at 12:30 pm (just after the session finishes), and returning to the hotel by 5:30 pm. CLICK HERE for details.

Program subject to change.

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