18th Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery: 
The Cutting Edge With Advancing Translational Research

Castele Learning Center
Lutheran Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic hospital
Cleveland, Ohio 
May 6-8, 2018


An Overview
This year, the 18th Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery: The Cutting Edge With Advancing Translational Research will focus on the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder during May 6-8, 2018, in Cleveland, Ohio. The Annual New Technology in Upper Extremity Surgery represents an on-going commitment to provide an introduction to the latest advances in the care and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremity for practicing orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic surgery residents/fellows, physician assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists, registered nurses, orthopaedic surgery assistants, scrub technologists, surgical assistants, orthopaedic technicians, and biomedical engineers. The combination of offering exposure to live surgical cases, hands-on skills workshops, didactic lectures and case presentation discussions, with direct faculty/participant interaction provides an ideal platform for the dissemination of new techniques designed to enhance patient care through a thoughtful educational experience.

Organizing Committee
William H. Seitz, Jr. MD, Director
Zong-Ming Li, PhD, Co-Director
Mary Intorcio, Program Manager

Invited Faculty Presenters

Robert H. Ablove, M.D., Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, New York

J. Robert Anderson, M.D., University Hospitals - Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Hisham Awan, M.D., Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

B. Todd Bafus, M.D., MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Kyle J. Chepla, M.D., MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Kathleen Derwin, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Edward Diao, M.D., San Francisco Surgery Center, San Francisco, California

Peter J. Evans, M.D., Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Robert Gillespie, M.D., University Hospital Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio

A. Seth Greenwald, D.Phil.(Oxon), Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, Cleveland, Ohio

Kirk Haidet, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Warren C. Hammert, M.D., University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York

Mazen Hanna, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Harry A. Hoyen, M.D., MetroHealth Medical Center Cleveland, Ohio

Joseph P. Iannotti, M.D., Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Jack Ingari, M.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

Abhishek Julka M.D., Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Michael Keith, M.D., MetroHealth Medical Center Cleveland, Ohio

Donald Lalonde, M.D., Dalhousie University, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Zong-Ming Li, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

John D. Lubahn, M.D., Hand, Microsurgery and Reconstructive Orthopaedics, LLP, Erie, Pennsylvania

Kevin Malone, M.D., University Hospitals - Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Steven Maschke, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Nathan Monaco, M.D., Crystal Clinic, Akron, Ohio

Andrew Neviaser, M.D., Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio

Robert J. Neviaser, M.D., George Washington University, Washington, DC

Reiji Nishimura, M.D., The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Kagan Ozer, M.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Paul D. Paterson, M.D., Excelsior Orthopaedics, Buffalo, New York

Eric Ricchetti, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Melvin P. Rosenwasser, M.D., Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York

Adam Shafritz, M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont

David B. Shapiro, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Patty Shimko, OTR/L, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Shafic Sraj, M.D., West Virginia University, Westin, West Virginia

Marc Trzeciak, D.O., Modesto, California

Yuji Umeda, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Thomas F. Varecka, M.D., Hennepin Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Program At-a-Glance
Sunday, May 6, 2018, Resident/Fellow Symposium
Monday, May 7, 2018, Sessions and Workshops
Tuesday, May 8, 2018, Sessions and Workshops

Key Dates
April 13, 2018, Deadline for Resident/Fellow Symposium abstract submission
April 27, 2018, Deadline for pre-registration
May 6, 2018, Resident/Fellow Symposium
May 7, 2018, Sessions and Workshops
May 8, 2018, Sessions and Workshops

Program
To be added

Venue
Castele Learning Center
Lutheran Hospital 
1730 West 25th Street
Cleveland, OH  44113

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Contact
Mary Intorcio
Program Manager
Castele Learning Center
Lutheran Hospital
Cleveland Clinic
1730 West 25th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
Phone: 216-523-7021
Fax: 216-523-7022
mainto@ccf.org