Desert Foot 2016
 
Nov 29 - Dec 2, 2017
Returns to the
Sheraton Grand Phoenix
The Annual High Risk Diabetic Foot Conference   
Honoring Our Federal Services Healthcare Professionals   

INVITED FACULTY

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
Lee Rogers, DPM
Lawrency Lavery, DPM, MPH
Parmajit "Romi" Chopra, MD and Many More.....


PREVIOUS YEAR'S AGENDA (2016)

Wednesday, October 19th
Exhibit Hours
6:30 - 7:30 am
9:35 - 10:00 am
1:00 - 2:00 pm
3:55 - 4:30 pm
7:30 - 8:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Hours
6:00 am - 7:00 amCases From the High Risk Foot Clinic
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:00 am - 7:15 amWelcome
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:15 am - 8:00 amThe Use of Viable Placental Membranes in Complex Wounds - Symposium Sponsored by Osiris
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
8:00 am - 8:25 amUsing the 2015 IWGDF Guidelines for Offloading the Diabetic Foot
James McGuire, DPM, PT, CPed
8:25 am - 8:50 amTopical Wound Oxygen: From Theory to Application
Francis Derk, DPM
8:50 am - 9:35 amAdvanced Application of Amniotic Membrane in Wound Healing and Lower Extremity Surgery - Symposium Sponsored by MiMedx
Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, CWS
Tom Koob, PhD
9:35 am - 10:00 amBreak & Visit Exhibitors
10:00 am - 1:00 pmWorkshops I
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MiMedx 1 (Encanto A)
Smith & Nephew (Encanto B)
Alliqua Biomedical (Camelback A)
Zimmer Biomet (Deer Valley)
EO2 (Camelback B)
Bioventus (Alhambra)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmLunch & Visit Exhibitors
2:00 pm - 2:45 pmDisposable NPWT - Evidence and Clinical Applications - Symposium Sponsored by Acelity (KCI, LifeCell)
Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, CWS
CONCURRENT TRACT - Demystifying Chronic Edema: Differentiation and Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers, Phlebolymphedema and Lymphedema
2:45 pm - 3:10 pmHow Amniotic Tissue is Changing the Paradigm in Wound Healing
Lee Rogers, DPM
3:10 pm - 3:55 pmEarly Intervention and Management of Complex Wounds to Reduce Costs and Improve Outcomes: A Review of Three Clinical Studies - Symposium Sponsored by Hollister
Daniel Ferreras, DPM
3:55 pm - 4:30 pmBreak & Visit Exhibitors
4:30 pm - 4:55 pmCharcot Neuropathy Treatment Options
Peter Mancuso, DPM
4:55 pm - 5:15 pmLatest Advances in Hammertoe Correction
Christopher Bromley, DPM
5:15 pm - 5:40 pmClinical Performance of Placental Tissues for the Treatment of Complex Chronic Wounds
Mark Couture, DPM
5:40 pm - 6:25 pmDelivering on the Promise of Regenerative Medicine - Symposium Sponsored by Harbor MedTech
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
Chandan Sen, PhD
6:25 pm - 6:50 pmOnychomychosis Treatment with Non-Thermal Lasers
Kerry Zang, DPM
6:50 pm - 7:30 pmThe Measurement of Tissue Perfusion and Oxygenation. Are They Surrogates for Each Other in the Assessment of Tissue Viability? Symposium Sponsored by Kent Imaging
Michael Sowa, PhD
7:30 pm - 8:30 pmReception & Visit Exhibitors

Thursday, October 20th
Exhibit Hours
6:30 - 7:30 am
9:35 - 10:05 am
1:05 - 2:05 pm
5:00 - 5:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Hours
7:00 am - 7:30 am"Toe and Flow" is Not Always Easy! Cases to Remember
Charles Andersen, MD
7:30 am - 7:45 amWelcome (Pledge of Allegiance)
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:45 am - 8:10 amWound Bed Preparation: The Role of Collegenase
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
8:10 am - 8:35 amThe Use of Umbilical Cord Products for Surgical and Wound Applications
Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, CWS
8:35 am - 9:00 amPumps and Stem Cells: The Promise of Neovascularization in Podiatry
Darwin Eton, MD
9:00 am - 9:10 amThe Paul Brand Memorial Lecture Award - Introduction
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
9:10 am - 9:35 amPaul Brand Lecture: Studying the Diabetic Foot: Italiano Style
Luca Dalla Paola, MD
9:35 am - 10:05 amBreak & Visit Exhibitors
10:05 am - 1:05 pmWorkshops II
10:05 am - 1:05 pm
Osiris Therapeutics 1 (Encanto A)
Organogenesis (Encanto B)
Novastep (Camelback A)
Advanced Oxygen Therapy (Camelback B)
Wound Care Innovations (Alhambra)
MiMedx 2 (Paradise Valley)
1:05 pm - 2:05 pmLunch & Visit Exhibitors
2:05 pm - 2:50 pmMaximizing Wound Management and Healing in the VA: Leveraging First-in-Class Antimicrobial/Collagen Combination Products and Living Cell Technologies - Symposium Sponsored by Organogenesis
Catherine Wittgen, DPM
2:50 pm - 3:35 pmDemystifying Compression - Symposium Sponsored by 3M(SM) Health Care Academy
Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS
3:30 pm - 3:55 pmClinical and Scientific Advances in the Use of Cryopreserved Placental Membrances in Complex Wounds
Gary Gibbons, MD
3:55 pm - 4:35 pmNext Science Biofilm Technology: A Novel Clinically Effective and Non-Toxic Solution to Eliminate and Prevent the Biofilm Dilemma - Symposium Sponsored by Next Science
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
4:35 pm - 5:00 pmPlacental Connective Tissue Matrix (CTM): In Vitro Wound Healing Models
Mohit Bhatia, PhD
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmBreak & Visit Exhibitors
5:30 pm - 6:10 pmWound Bed Preparation & Regeneration: Out of the Box Approaches - Symposium Sponsored by Medline
Adam Landsman, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
6:10 pm - 6:35 pmTBD
6:35 pm - 7:00 pmLatest Advances in Wound Bed Preparation
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
7:00 pm - 7:30 pmPanel Discussion - Q&A
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

Friday, October 21st
Exhibit Hours
6:30 - 7:30 am
10:00 - 10:30 am
1:30 - 2:30 pm
5:00 - 5:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Hours
6:30 am - 7:00 amThe Implications of Neuropathy in the Surgical Patient
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:00 am - 7:45 amDiabetic Neuropathic Ulcers - Recognizing the Significant Burden and Reviewing a Treatment Option - Symposium Sponsored by Smith & Nephew
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
7:45 am - 7:50 amAnnouncements
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:50 am - 8:15 amNext Generation DNA Sequencing as a Diagnostic Tool in the Treatment of Chronic Wounds
Rick Martin
8:15 am - 8:40 amClinical Evaluation of a Novel Omega-3 Rich Acellular Piscine Graft for Accelerated Wound Healing
Dolores Farrer, DPM, MBA, CWS
8:40 am - 9:05 amA Clinical Review of Different Topical Oxygen Applications
Jonathan Brantley, DPM
9:05 am - 9:30 amUltrasound-Guided Tendon Repair with dHACM Micronized Injectable
David Bernstein, DPM
9:30 am - 9:50 amIllustrating Surgical Procedure Using dHACM to Reduce Time to Healing
Christopher Bromley, DPM
9:50 am - 10:00 amPanel Discussion - Q&A
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
10:00 am - 10:30 amBreak & Visit Exhibitors
10:30 am - 1:30 pmWorkshops III
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
3M (Encanto B)
BSN Medical (Camelback A)
Acelity (Camelback B)
Derma Sciences (Alhambra)
Amniox Medical (North Mountain)
Osiris Therapeutics 2 (Deer Valley)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmLunch & Visit Exhibitors
2:30 pm - 3:10 pmDermal Regenerative Technologies: An Evidence-Based Approach for Managing Chronic Leg Ulcers - Symposium Sponsored by Integra LifeSciences
Robert Kirsner, MD, PhD
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
3:10 pm - 3:35 pmThe Use of Viable Cryopreserved Placental Tissue for Surgical Applications - Symposium Sponsored by Osiris Therapeutics
Kyle Sundblad, DPM
3:55 pm - 4:20 pmMethods of Internal Fixation with Lapidus Procedure
Michael Troiano, DPM
4:20 pm - 4:45 pmRemote Thermometric Systems for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Jonathan Bloom, MD
4:45 pm - 5:00 pmPoster Awards
Charles Andersen, MD
5:00 pm - 5:30 pmBreak & Visit Exhibitors
5:30 pm - 5:55 pmPAD: Diagnosis, Case Discussion and Treatment Options
Steve Henao, MD
5:55 pm - 6:20 pmWhat Lies Beneath: Treating Osteomyelitis Without Amputation
Luca Dalla Paola, MD
6:20 pm - 6:45 pmNon-Invasive Vascular Evaluation for DFU/CLI: Recent Data and a Field Guide for Implementation
Scott Brannan, MD
6:45 pm - 7:00 pmAmerican Board of Podiatric Medicine - Why Certify
Steven Goldman, DPM

Saturday, October 22nd
Exhibit Hours
6:30 - 7:30 am
10:00 - 10:30 am
6:00 am - 1:00 pmRegistration Hours
7:00 am - 7:30 amWhen is Diabetic Neuropathy not Diabetic Neuropathy: A Review of Compressive Neuropathy in Lower Extremities
Mario Ponticello, DPM
7:30 am - 7:55 amIschemic Heel Ulcerations: Special Vascular Considerations
Charles Andersen, MD
7:55 am - 8:20 amSurgical Management of Diabetic Foot Infections
Suhad Hadi, DPM
8:20 am - 8:45 amPlacental Membranes: A Molecular Review
Jonathan Brantley, DPM
8:45 am - 9:10 amManagement of Diabetic Foot Infections - What You Need to Know
Mario Ponticello, DPM
9:10 am - 9:35 pmImaging Techniques for Diagnosis of Osteomyelitis
Suhad Hadi, DPM
9:35 pm - 9:45 amPanel Discussion - Q&A
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
9:45 am - 10:00 amExhibit Hall and Workshop Contest Awards
10:00 am - 10:30 amBreak & Visit Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:00 amHindfoot and Ankle Fusions - Insights for Success
Michael Troiano, DPM
11:00 am - 11:30 amA New Biophysical Modality for Managing Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Lewis Freed, DPM
11:30 am - 12:00 pmAn Algorithm for Limb Salvage Syndesmotic Repair
Michael Troiano, DPM
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmThe Diabetic Neuroischemic Foot
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
12:30 pm - 1:00 pmPanel Discussion - Q&A
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH