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Annual Pediatric Surgery Update Course 2015

Aired on 10.21.2015
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Annual Pediatric Surgery Update Course 2015
This is the the Third Annual “Pediatric Surgery Update Course" virtual symposium. This full day symposium is designed to give an update each year on the contemporary management of common problems in pediatric surgery. This year's event will be hosted by Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City, Children's Hospital of Atlanta, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, and Akron Children's Hospital.

Description

This is the the Third Annual “Pediatric Surgery Update Course" virtual symposium. This full day symposium is designed to give an update each year on the contemporary management of common problems in pediatric surgery. This course will bring together the world leaders in pediatric surgery from key institutions in the field. This rapid fire discussion format will discuss relevant topics, concepts and controversies in the contemporary management of pediatric surgery.

Directors & Faculty

Directors

Todd Ponsky, MD

Associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at Akron Children's Hospital, in Akron, OH. Currently Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics and a Pediatric Surgeon at Akron Children's Hospital. Dr. Ponsky attended Medical School at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio from 1995-1999, Residency in General Surgery at The George Washington University in Washington, DC from 1999-2005, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC from 2005-2007, and an Advanced Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, CO from 2007-2008.

Daniel von Allmen, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief; Lester W. Martin Chair of Pediatric Surgery
Senior Vice President, Surgical Services

Mark Wulkan, M.D., FAAP

Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta,  Atlanta, Georgia

Mac Harmon, M.D.

In January 2014, Carroll McWilliams (Mac) Harmon, MD, PhD, was appointed Surgeon-in-Chief at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (WCHOB),  Professor of Surgery at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York and  Program Director or the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. 

George "Whit" Holcomb, MD

Whit Holcomb is Surgeon-in Chief and Director of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.


Additional Faculty

Andrea Hayes Jordan, MD

Associate Professor in both the Department of Pediatric Surgery at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and in Surgical Oncology and Pediatrics at the University of Texas, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Samir Pandya, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Children's and Women's Physicians of Westchester, Hawthorne, NY.

Greg M. Tiao, MD

Richard and Geralyn Azizkhan Chair in Pediatric Surgery, Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation, Associate Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, Associate Professor, UC Department of Surgery, UC Department of Pediatrics

Belinda Hsi Dickie, MD, PhD

Belinda Hsi Dickie, MD, PhD, is the surgical director of the Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations Center since July 2013. She is also the director of the Vascular Anomalies Fellowship. Dr. Dickie is an assistant professor with the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

David Rothstein, MD, MS

Attending Pediatric Surgeon at the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Associate Professor of Surgery at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. Leader of Pediatric Surgery Quality and Patient Safety at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.  Dr. Rothstein is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Surgeons. He also belongs to the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the International Surgical Society, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, the Association for Academic Surgery and the Children’s Oncology Group.

Kenneth Azarow, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.

Surgeon-in-Chief for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Kenneth Scott Azarow joined the Doernbecher Surgical Team in 2013 after five years in Omaha, Nebraska following a distinguished 25 year career in the United States Army. His first assignment after his Pediatric Surgery Fellowship was to Madigan Army Medical Center. His progression at Madigan has taken him to the positions of Director of the General Surgery Residency Training Program and Chief of the Department of Surgery which he held at the time of his retirement from the Army. While in Omaha he developed and initiated the Pediatric Surgery Training Program at the University of Nebraska. His entire professional career has been dedicated to training surgeons so that they can take care of the next generation of children.

Anthony Sandler, MD

Senior Vice President, and Chief of Surgery, Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care and The Diane and Norman Bernstein Professor of Pediatric Surgery, George Washington University. Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Louis Marmon, MD, PhD

Pediatric Surgeon, Children’s National Medical Center. Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine. Washington, D.C.

Jason Frischer, MD

Dr. Frischer is the director of the Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He obtained his medical degree at SUNY Downstate and went on to complete his general surgery and chief residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York where he focused his training on inflammatory bowel disease. Additionally, he spent two years as the ECMO fellow and postdoctoral research fellow in angiogenesis at the Children's Hospital of New York, Columbia University. Dr. Frischer completed his pediatric surgery fellowship at the Children's Hospital of New York, Columbia University. Dr. Frischer has a special interest in pediatric colorectal surgery including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis), Hirschsprung’s disease anorectal malformations (ARM), fecal incontinence and constipation.

Agenda

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Session 1
Vascular malformations, Airway and esophageal foreign bodies, Intussusception, Meckel's diverticulum, Pilonidal disease, Soft tissue abscess



10:30 am - 10:40 am
Break
10:40 am - 12:00 pm
Session 2
Gastoesophageal reflux, Pectus deformities, Appendicitis, Ovarian teratoma, Ovarian torsion, Soft tissue sarcoma



12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Lunch
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Session 3
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Malrotation / volvulus, Meconium ileus, Solid organ injury, Hirschsprung disease, Imperforate anus, Rectal prolapse, Breast masses, Cryptorchidism, Lumps and bumps




2:00 pm - 2:10 pm
Break
2:10 pm - 3:30 pm
Session 4
Biliary atresia, Chylothorax/chylous ascites, Inflammatory bowel disease, Spontaneous pneumothorax, Bilateral Wilm's tumor, Complex gastroschisis, Complex ileal atresia, Long gap esophageal atresia, Mediastinal masses, Recurrent tracheoesopheageal fistula








3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Conclusion

Topics Covered

Core Topics
  • Vascular malformations - Dr. Dickie
  • GERD (indications, patients with neuro or cardiac comorbidities) - Dr. Harmon 
  • Pectus deformities - Dr. Holcomb
  • Airway and esophageal foreign bodies - Dr. Rothstein
  • Biliary atresia - Dr. Tiao
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia - Dr. Wulkan
Rapid Fire Topics 
  • Malrotation / volvulus - Dr. Azarow
  • Meconium ileus (operative indications and technique) - Dr. Azarow
  • Solid organ injury (early discharge) - Dr. Azarow
  • Hirschsprung disease - Dr. Frischer
  • Imperforate anus - Dr. Frischer
  • Rectal prolapse - Dr. Frischer
  • Ovarian teratoma - Dr. Hayes-Jordan
  • Ovarian torsion - Dr. Hayes-Jordan
  • Soft tissue sarcoma - Dr. Hayes-Jordan
  • Breast masses - Dr. Marmon
  • Cryptorchidism - Dr. Marmon 
  • Lumps and bumps (i.e. dermoid cyst of face, lymphadenopathy) - Dr. Marmon
  • Chylothorax/chylous ascites - Dr. Pandya
  • Inflammatory bowel disease - Dr. Pandya
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax - Dr. Pandya
  • Intussusception - Dr. Ponsky 
  • Meckel's diverticulum - Dr. Ponsky 
  • Pilonidal disease - Dr. Ponsky
  • Soft tissue abscess - Dr. Ponsky
  • Bilateral Wilm's tumor - Dr. Sandler
  • Complex gastroschisis - Dr. Sandler
  • Complex ileal atresia - Dr. Sandler 
  • Long gap esophageal atresia - Dr. von Allmen
  • Mediastinal masses - Dr. von Allmen
  • Recurrent tracheoesopheageal fistula - Dr. von Allmen 

Objectives

1. Define the treatment algorithm for vascular malformations.
2. Describe the workup and management of potential airway or esophageal foreign bodies.
3. Define the indications for gastroesophageal reflux in patients with complex comorbidities
4. Describe surgical options for pectus carinatum and pectus excavatum.
5. Review treatment options and outcomes for congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
6. Describe the diagnosis, surgical treatment, and postoperative management of biliary atresia.
7. Review the treatment of commonly encountered pediatric surgical diseases including appendicitis, ovarian torsion, Meckel's diverticulum, and soft tissue abscess.
8. Describe the treatment for a variety of complicated congenital anomalies including imperforate anus, gastroschisis, tracheoeosphageal fistula, and ileal atresia.
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Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) through the joint providership of Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron and GlobalCastMD. The Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the OSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
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