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2019 Spine Symposium

CHI Memorial will host the 2019 Spine Symposium on Saturday, July 27, 2019, 7:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Embassy Suites, 2321 Lifestyle Way, Chattanooga, TN 37421. 

Agenda

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Registration 
 
7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Welcome  J. Alexander Sielatycki, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics
8:00 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.  The Basics of Spinal Anatomy and Review of Radiographic Analysis of the Spine – What Tests are Appropriate Jason C. Eck, D.O.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Southeastern Spine and Neurosurgery
8:20 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.  ABC’s of the Physical Exam of the Spine and SI Pain Treatment David A. Wiles, M.D.
Neurological Surgery
Southeastern Spine and Neurosurgery
8:40 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  Evaluation and Treatment of Common Adult Spinal Fractures James E. Jolley, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Southeastern Spine and Neurosurgery
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.  Question and Answer Panel  
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  BREAK  
9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.  Diagnosis and Management of Cervical Radiculopathy and Myelopathy David A. Wiles, M.D.
Neurological Surgery
Southeastern Spine and Neurosurgery
9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Low Back Pain: Diagnosing the Pain Generator and Non-Surgical Management L. Shay Richardson, M.D.
Physical Medicine
Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics
10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Surgical Management of Low Back Pain (Radiculopathy and Stenosis) James E. Jolley, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Southeastern Spine and Neurosurgery
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  Question and Answer Panel  
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  BRUNCH (Speaker begins at 11:10 a.m.)  
11:10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Adult Spinal Deformity: Patient Treatment and Management J. Alexander Sielatycki, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics
11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Motion Preservation Surgery Scott D. Hodges, D.O.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics
11:50 a.m. –  12:10 p.m.  Herniated Disc Management Jason C. Eck, D.O.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Southeastern Spine and Neurosurgery
12:10 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Pain Management Options During the Opioid Crisis
Stephen V. Dreskin, M.D.
Anesthesiology / Pain Management
Tennessee Valley Pain Management 
12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Question and Answer Panel  
12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Wrap up / Evaluation  

Presentations 


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