5th Annual Principles and Techniques of Complex Spinal Reconstruction Workshop

Friday, February 12, 2021 6:45 AM to 12:30 PM

5th Annual Principles and Techniques of Complex Spinal Reconstruction

Dr. Baaj Performing a Spinal ProcedureThe 5th Annual Principles and Techniques of Complex Spinal Reconstruction course will be presented virtually this year and is hosted by the college's Department of Neurosurgery at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

It will join world-class faculty, who will discuss and debate state-of-the-art treatments for complex spinal pathologies — including trauma, deformity and oncology. 

Advanced reconstruction techniques of the spine will also be emphasized — such as the use of cutting-edge and innovative technologies. We are certain you will find this course informative and impactful.

Conference Co-directors

Ali Baaj, MD

Ali Baaj, MD
Chief of Spine Surgery, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

Han Jo Kim, MD

Han Jo Kim, MD
Spine Fellowship Director, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

Agenda

  • 6:45 – 7:00 a.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks.
    • Ali Baaj, MD, and Han Jo Kim, MD.
  • 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.: Complications Session – What Went Wrong?
    • Rajiv Sethi, MD, John Shin, MD, and Jonathan Rasouli, MD.
  • 8:00 – 8:20 a.m.: Craniovertebral Junction: Anatomy and Fixation Techniques.
    • Ali Baaj, MD.
  • 8:20 – 8:40 a.m.: Cervical Traumatic Deformities.
    • James Harrop, MD.
  • 8:40 – 9:00 a.m. Cervical Deformity Correction Techniques.
    • Todd Albert, MD.
  • 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.: Challenging Cases – Panel Discussion.
    • Michelle Welborn, MD, Michael Virk, MD, and PhD, Kumar Kakarla, MD.
  • 10:00 – 10:20 a.m.: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Correction – Fusion
    • Suken Shah, MD
  • 10:20 – 10:40 a.m.: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Correction – Non-Fusion.
    • Amer Samdani, MD.
  • 10:40 – 11:00 a.m.: Break.
  • 11:00 – 11:20 a.m.: Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Adult Spinal Deformity.
    • Han Jo Kim, MD.
  • 11:20 – 11:40 a.m.: Adult Degenerative Deformity Correction.
    • Michael Kelly, MD.
  • 11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Minimally Invasive Deformity Correction.
    • Greg Mundis, MD.
  • 12:00 – 12:20 p.m.: Traumatic Deformities of the Spine.
    • Eric Klineberg, MD.
  • 12:20 – 12:40 p.m.: Reconstruction in Oncological Deformities.
    • Dan Sciubba, MD.
  • 12:45 p.m.: Concluding Remarks.
    • Ali Baaj, MD, and Han Jo Kim, MD.

Questions? Please contact Marcia Ray, 602-827-2819.

Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of five (5) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.