2014 Amritsar Mid-Year Conference

The Parekh Family Foundation has been promoting physician education in the subspecialty of Foot & Ankle surgery in various parts of India. These courses are held twice a year, in the months of January and June.  This mid-year course in June is aimed at delivering content in trauma of the foot and ankle, and commonly seen pathologies.

This will be a two-day meeting with emphasis on use interactive modules, case-based education, surgical technique videos, hands-on workshops, and small group or ‘fire-side’ sessions allowing informal engagement with faculty.

The 2nd mid-year meeting will be held on:

June 28 and 29, 2014 in Amritsar, India

Location

Radisson Blue Hotel in Amritsar, India

2014 Amritsar Agenda Overview


An overview of the the 2014 Amritsar Mid-Year Conference is below. Click a section to get more information.(Agenda is subject to change.)




Sessions: Day 1


Session 1: The Basics

  • Foot & ankle examination
  • Radiology in foot & ankle
  • Anesthesia & blocks
  • Live examination demo
Session 2: Trauma 1
  • Pilon
  • Ankle
  • Syndesmosis
  • Ankle sprain
Session 3: Trauma 2
  • Calcaneus
  • Talus
  • Lisfranc
Session 4: Tendons
  • Achilles
  • Peroneals
Workshop 1 & 2 – Sawbones Calcaneus & lisfranc Session 5: Arthritis
  • Ankle arthritis
  • Midfoot arthritis
Session 6: Common problems
  • Heel pain
  • Flat foot
  • Diabetic foot




Sessions: Day 2


Session 7: Trauma 3

  • Navicular & cuboid
  • 5th metatarsal
  • OCD talus
  • Ankle instability
Session 8: Trauma 4
  • Malunion ankle
  • Malunion calcaneus
  • Malunion, nonunion & AVN talus
  • Deformity correction
Session 9: Trauma 5
  • Compound injuries in foot & ankle
  • Infection after foot & ankle trauma
  • Sports injuries
Session 10: Forefoot issues
  • Hallux valgus
  • Lesser toe deformities
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton & TTS
Workshop 3 – TTC nailing Session 11: Surgical Videos Session 12: Miscellaneous
  • Rheumatoid foot
  • Charcot foot
  • MIS in foot & ankle
  • Advances in foot & ankle
  • Total ankle replacement





Hotel Accommodations

The preferred hotels for the conference are:

TBA

2014 Amritsar Sponsors

Diamond

Parekh Family Foundation

Conference Faculty

International Patron


Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA




National Course Chair


Rajiv S. Shah, MBBS




Local Course Chairman


Rajeev Vohra, MBBS




International Course Chair


Ashish Shah, MD




Moderator


Avtar Singh, MBBS





USA

Jason Calhoun, MD


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India

Nikesh Shah, MBBS





Amit Bhargav, MBBS


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Mahendra Kudchadkar, MBBS





Sampat Dumbre Patil





Balvinder Rana






EU

Nicolas Saava, MBBS


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