The following presentations are currently planned (more to follow) for the meeting in Pennsylvania at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.

Presentations will occur on Friday and Saturday morning (May 3-4, 2019). Speakers are listed in alphabetical order.

Laboratory Surgical Training Utilizing the Human Anatomy Under Life-like Conditions
Emad Aboud, MD                            Little Rock, AR
Clinical Instructor Creighton University School of Medicine, Surgery Department. Director Micro-Neurosurgery Lab, Arkansas Neuroscience Institute

Post-Operative Cognitive Dysfuntion  (POCD)
Gene Bolles, MD                             Denver, CO
Assoc. Professor Neurosurgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Science Center

Newer Technology in Orthopedics
Naga Suresh Cheppalli, MD                Albuqurque, NM
Orthopedic Surgeon VA Hospital Albuqurque, Asst. Professor University of New Mexico

Imaging Alternatives in Pedicle Screw Placement. Adapting Machine Vision to Spinal Navigation
W Craig Clark, MD, PhD                    Carrollton, MS
Staff Neurosurgeon, Greenwood Leflore Hospital

Hospital Hip Fracture Protocol Leads to Improved Outcomes
Kristy Fisher, MBA, MSc                    Bellmore, NY
Richmond University Medical Center, SUNY Downstate

Pediatric Glioblastomas: Study of a Tunisian Surgical Series
Ghassen Gader, MD                         Ben Arous, Tunisia
Resident of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine of Tunis

Update in Total Hip Replacement Advancements and Painful Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Robert Mathews, MD, PhD                Millersville, PA
Medical Director of Penn Surgery Institute

Electrodiagnostic Testing for Compression Neuropathies:  It’s Role in Value-Based Healthcare
Mark Perlmutter, MD                       Rocky Mount, NC
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Carolina Regional Orthopaedics

Current Trends in Hand and Wrist Surgery
Mark Perlmutter, MD                       Rocky Mount, NC
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Carolina Regional Orthopaedics

Evolution in the Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures
Sudhir Rao, MD                              Big Rapids, MI
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Big Rapids Orthopaedics

Non-traumatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Surgical Indications and Technical Considerations
Asem Salma, MD                             Lima, OH
Attending Neurosurgeon, Mercy Health St Rita’s Medical Center

Infection with Spinal Instrumentation: The Current Management Strategies
Asem Salma, MD                             Lima, OH
Attending Neurosurgeon, Mercy Health St Rita’s Medical Center

Climate Change and Nutritional Perturbations in Children with Hydrocephalus
Francis Gregory Samonte, MD            San Diego, CA
Asst. Professor University of the Philippines Manila

A 1-year Prospective Time Study of Email Use
William Welch, MD                          Philadelphia, PA
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery at Pennsylvania Hospital

Management of Tarlov Cysts
William Welch, MD                          Philadelphia, PA
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery at Pennsylvania Hospital

Endoscopic Management of Lumbar  Spine
Lucia Zamorano, MD                        Birmingham, MI
Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Minimally Invasive Spine Lumbar Fusion with Expandable Inter Body: Optimization of Sagittal Alignment
Lucia Zamorano, MD                        Birmingham, MI
Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine