Desert Foot 2013
 
November 20-22, 2013
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
The 10th Annual High Risk Diabetic Foot Conference
Honoring Our Federal Services Healthcare Professionals

Invited Faculty include...and many more...

Robert Frykberg, DPM Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS

Desert Foot Agenda
11/20/2013
Exhibit Hours
6:30 - 7:00 am
9:55 - 10:25 am
12:00 - 1:30 pm
3:30 - 4:00 pm
6:20 - 7:45 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration
6:30 am - 7:00 amContinental Breakfast
6:00 am - 6:45 amProblem Cases From the High Risk Foot Clinic: Food for Thought
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
6:45 am - 7:00 amDiscussion
7:00 am - 8:00 amGrafix® - A Scientific and Clinical Update for the Treatment of Chronic Wounds - Breakfast Symposium Sponsored by Osiris Therapeutics
Matthew Regulski, DPM
Michelle LeRoux Williams, PhD
8:00 am - 8:15 amWelcome to Desert Foot
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
8:15 am - 8:40 amBiology of Wound Healing - Principles and Practice
Suhad Hadi, DPM
8:40 am - 9:05 amAdvanced Wound Therapies - When and Why?
Lee Rogers, DPM
9:05 am - 9:30 amAmniotic Tissues: New Evidence From the Wound Clinic
Matthew Garoufalis, DPM
9:30 am - 9:55 amThe Next Generation of Wound Care: Understanding Placental Membranes
Larry Lavery, DPM, MPH
9:55 am - 10:25 amBreak & Visit Exhibitors
10:25 am - 11:10 amGrowth Factor Therapies - A Clinical Review of PDGF - Symposium Sponsored by Smith&Nephew
Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS
11:10 am - 11:30 amRegenerative Medicine: The Unlimited Potential of Stem Cells in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Steven Bernstein DPM
11:30 am - 11:50 amThe Role of Stem Cells in Healing Acute and Chronic Wounds
Larry Lavery, DPM, MPH
11:50 am - 12:00 pmPanel Discussion - Q&A
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunch & Visit Exhibitors
1:30 pm - 2:20 pmSymposium: Benefits of Dermal Regenerative Matrices in the Spectrum of Chronic Wounds
Charles Andersen, MD
Hot Topics Debridement - The Cornerstone of Wound Bed Preparation (1:30 - 5:30 PM)
1:30 pm - 1:50 pm1:30 - 1:50 pm - Welcome & Introductions
Cynthia Fleck, RN, BSN, MBA, CWS, CFCN, DNC
1:50 pm - 2:10 pm1:50 pm - 2:10 pm - Introduction to Debridement
Cynthia Fleck, RN, BSN, MBA, CWS, CFCN, DNC
2:20 pm - 2:40 pmFetal Bovine Acellular Dermal Matrix: Advancing the Science in Wound Healing
Steven Kavros, DPM
2:10 pm - 2:30 pm - Autolytic Debridement: Indications, Precautions, Efficacy
Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS
2:40 pm - 3:00 pmPorcine Derived Urinary Bladder Matrix for Chronic Wounds
Cameron Field, DPM
2:30 pm - 2:50 pm - Enzymatic Debridement: Indications & Techniques for Increased Efficacy
Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmOnychomycosis - The Neglected Infection: A Focus on New Topical Therapies
Warren Joseph, DPM
2:50 pm - 3:00 pm - Break
3:00 pm - 3:20 pm3:00 pm - 3:20 pm - Mechanical Debridement: Which Energy When
Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CDE
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmBreak & Visit Exhibitors3:20 pm - 3:40 pm - Biosurgical Debridement: The Little Surgeon
Lee Ruotsi, MD
3:40 pm - 4:00 am3:40 pm - 4:00 pm - Sharp Debridement: Safe, Effective and Legal
Lee Ruotsi, MD
4:00 pm - 4:20 pmThe Latest Technology in Mechanically Powered NPWT - Experience From a Wound Clinic
Gary Rothenberg, DPM
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm - Break
4:20 pm - 4:40 pmProgrammed Pneumatic Compression: New Advances in Arteriogenesis
Darwin Eton, MD
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm - Santyl Skills Lab
Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CDE
4:40 pm - 5:00 pmThe Evidence for Hyperbaric Oxygen
Tom Serena, MD
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Sharp Debridement Hands-On Skills Lab
5:00 pm - 5:20 pmTopical Oxygen Therapy - Making the Case for Chronic Wounds
Francis Derk, DPM
5:20 pm - 6:05 pmDermagraft® for the Treatment of Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers - Sponsored by Shire Regenerative Medicine
Matthew Garoufalis, DPM
6:05 pm - 6:20 pmPanel Discussion - Q&A
6:20 pm - 7:45 pmReception and Visit Exhibitors

11/21/2013
Exhibit Hours
6:30 - 7:00 am
9:30 - 10:00 am
1:00 - 2:15 pm
5:15 - 5:45 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration
6:30 am - 7:00 amContinental Breakfast
6:00 am - 6:45 amArterial Disease in the Diabetic Lower Extremity: Current Options for Management
Charles Andersen, MD
6:45 am - 7:00 amDiscussion
7:00 am - 8:00 amOASIS® Matrix Wound Management - A Sophisticated Structure for Challenging Wounds - Breakfast Symposium Sponsored by Smith&Nephew
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
8:00 am - 8:10 amAnnouncements
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
8:10 am - 8:30 amCurrent Concepts in the Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Marie Williams, DPM
8:30 am - 8:50 amCellular Tissue Substitutes: What the Literature Tells Us
Gary Rothenberg, DPM
8:50 am - 9:00 amPaul Brand Memorial Lecture Award - Supported by Osiris
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
9:00 am - 9:30 amThe Paul Brand Memorial Lecture - The Diabetic Foot Syndrome - A British Perspective
William Jeffcoate, MD
9:30 am - 10:00 amBreak & Visit Exhibitors
10:00 am - 1:00 pmWORKSHOPS I
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MiMedx - Laveen
Organogenesis - Ahwatukee
Osiris - Maryvale
Shire - Deer Valley
Smith & Nephew - Encanto A
Spiracur - Encanto B
1:00 pm - 2:15 pmLunch & Visit Exhibitors
2:15 pm - 5:15 pmWORKSHOPS II
2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Applied Biologics - Deer Valley
Cynosure - Encanto B
Harbor MedTech - Laveen
KCI - Maryvale
Novadaq - Encanto A
PRO2MED - Ahwatukee
5:15 pm - 5:45 pmBreak & Visit Exhibitors
5:45 pm - 6:05 pmVenous Disease - Current Concepts and Protocols
Charles Andersen, MD
6:05 pm - 6:25 pmVLUs and Cell-Based Therapy - A Rational Approach
Charles Andersen, MD
6:25 pm - 6:45 pmBenefits of Compression Pump Therapy and the Importance of a Patient Monitoring Program
Stephen Albert, DPM
6:45 pm - 7:35 pmWhat's All the Buzz About Stem Cells in Wound Care - Dinner Symposium Sponsored by Organogenesis
Charles Andersen, MD
Dolores Baksh, PhD

11/22/2013
Exhibit Hours
6:30 - 7:00 am
10:30 - 11:15 am
1:30 - 2:50 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration
6:30 am - 7:00 amContinental Breakfast
6:00 am - 6:45 amBiophysical Agents: Energies to Jump Start Chronic Stalled Wounds
Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CDE
6:45 am - 7:00 amDiscussion
7:00 am - 8:00 amScientific Evidence and Clinical Case Studies of the Treatment of Complex Wounds with dHACM (dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane) Allografts - Breakfast Symposium Sponsored by MiMedx
Jeffrey Frenchman, DPM
Thomas J. Koob, PhD
8:00 am - 8:10 amAnnouncements
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
8:10 am - 8:30 amA Novel Pharmaceutical in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Tom Serena, MD
8:30 am - 8:50 amUtilizing a Compounding Pharmacist for Your Wound Care Practice
Chris Burgess, RPh
8:50 am - 9:10 amRole of Wound Cleansers in Wound Care Management
Tom Serena, MD
9:10 am - 9:30 amThe Biomechanics of the Diabetic Foot
Dennis Shavelson, DPM
9:30 am - 9:50 amTinea Pedis 2013 - Is There Anything New?
Warren Joseph, DPM
9:50 am - 10:10 amCan Osteomyelitis be Effectively Managed Non-Operatively?
William Jeffcoate, MD
10:10 am - 10:30 amCounterpoint: Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis is a Surgical Disease
Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS
10:30 am - 11:15 amBreak & Visit Exhibitors
11:15 am - 11:35 amFootwear Therapy for the High Risk Diabetic Patient
Dennis Janisse, C. Ped
11:35 am - 11:55 amPrefabricated Orthoses for Common Foot Conditions
Stephen Albert, DPM
11:55 am - 12:15 pmA New Dimension in Weight-Bearing Imaging for the Foot and Ankle
Stanley Kalish, DPM
12:15 pm - 12:35 pmSurgical Management of Forefoot Ulcers - What Works and Why?
Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS
12:35 pm - 12:55 pmApproaching Diabetic Foot Disorders Through Tendon Balancing
Monroe Laborde, MD, MS
12:55 pm - 1:15 pmArthrodesis vs Implant: Is There Really a Controversy?
David Davidson, DPM
1:15 pm - 1:30 pmPanel Discussion - Q&A
1:30 pm - 2:50 pmLunch - Visit Exhibitors
2:50 pm - 3:20 pmThe Charcot Foot: Understanding the Disease
William Jeffcoate, MD
3:20 pm - 3:50 pmConservative Strategies for Managing the Charcot Foot
Gary Rothenberg, DPM
3:50 pm - 4:20 pmManaging Midfoot Ulcers With Primary Gastroc-Soleus Recession
Monroe Laborde, MD, MS
4:20 pm - 4:50 pmNutritional Considerations for the Wound Healing Clinician
Cynthia Fleck, RN, BSN, MBA, CWS, CFCN, DNC
4:50 pm - 5:20 pmReconstructing the Charcot Foot - A Combined Approach
Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS
5:20 pm - 5:35 pmPanel Discussion - Q&A
5:35 pm - 5:40 pmFuture Directions - Adjournment
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH