Welcome To Castellvi Spine Post-Course Page


Thank you for participating in the Castellvi Spine 2016 Conference

This is where you will be able to:

1. Complete your course evaluation

2. Attest to your credits

3. Print &/or save your CE Certificate

4. Download any presentations from the course that you would like!


Step 1: Course Evaluation

Please click on the link below to complete the course evaluation.

Step 2:  Attest to your credits

At the end of the evaluation, you will be asked to attest to the amount of time you spent in the ourse, thus number of credits claimed.   FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation

Step 3:  Print &/or Save your Certificate

Click “DONE” to be re-directed to the certificate page, where you will be able to print &/or save your CE certificate.

Step 4:  Presentations

Course presentations will be available for PDF download within 3 business days following the course.  Presentations in blue are available to download now.


Day 2 – Friday, May 20, 2016

Session I: LUMBAR
Are We Closer to Finding the True Lumbar Pain Generator? Domagoj Coric, MD
Oblique Lumbar Interbody Fusion Richard Hynes, MD, FACS
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Steven Tresser, MD
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Joseph Zavatsky, MD
Total Disc Replacement Point Scott Webb, DO
Stem Cell Point Hyun Bae, MD
Interspinous Dynamic Device Hyun Bae, MD
Conservative Point Marc Weinstein, MD
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) Jean Jacques Abitbol, MD, FRCSC
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) Terrance Julien, MD
OLIF Revision Strategies Richard Hynes, MD, FACS
Total Disc Replacement Scott Webb, DO
Sacroilliac Fusion Alex Castellvi
MIS Posterior Cervical and Decompression Surgery James Billys, MD
How to Handle Critical Bleeding in Surgery Joseph Wasselle, MD
Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment- Aspirin & Heparin Chuck Procuniar, PA
Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment- IVC Filters SCD Marc Weinstein, MD
Oblique Lumbar Interbody Fusion Richard Hynes, MD, FACS
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion William Welch, MD
ALIF Lateral Transpsoas Jonathan Gottlieb, MD
Endoscopic Decompression Farhan Siddiqi, MD
Dynamic Stabilization Hyun Bae, MD
Facet Replacement Scott Webb, DO
Cages and Bone Healing Celeste Abjornson, PhD
Titanium Coated Cages Reginald Davis, MD
Nano Technologies; In the Clinic Jean Jacques Abitbol. MD, FRCSC
Nano Technologies; In the Lab Lisa Ferrara, PhD
Expandable Cages Marc Weinstein, MD
Advancements in Implant Surface Technologies to Enhance Fusion: What Really Matters? Robert Isaacs, MD
Metal vs PEEK Boyle Cheng, PhD
Bone Morphogenetic Proteins William Welch, MD
Live Stem Cell Bone Allograft Farhan Siddiqi, MD
Stand Alone vs Posterior Screws Joseph Zavatsky, MD
Less Radiation; Is is Possible? Robert Isaacs, MD

Day 3 – Saturday, May 21, 2016

Biomechanics Boyle Cheng, PhD
Vertebral Motion Analysis Boyle Cheng, PhD
Evaluation of Fusion CT Scan Versus Vertebral Motion Analysis Reginald Davis, MD
Updates and Outcomes Farhan Siddiqi, MD
Advances in Biologics Daniel Grande, PhD
Current FDA Trials- Disk Regeneration Domagoj Coric, MD
Advances in Biologics for Fusion Hyun Bae, MD
State of the Nation Stephen Hochschuler, MD
What is Needed for Optimal Fusion? Celeste Abjornson, PhD
Allograft Fusion Hyun Bae, MD
Autograft Fusion Marc Weinstein, MD
Value vs Spine Jean Jacques Abitbol, MD, FRCSC
Sunshine Act Update John Viscogliosi
Spine Surgeons in the Crosshairs. How Data & Registration Allow Payers and Patients to Evaluate You Jeff Dunkel
Industry Insight and Analytics Sue Sexton

Day 4 – Sunday, May 22, 2016

What is Sagittal Balance? Steven Tresser, MD
Interop Navigation & Planning Robert Isaacs, MD
Single Level Balance; Important or Not Important? Domagoj Coric, MD vs William Welch, MD
Case Presentations PSO vs Anterior Column Reconstruction Joseph Zavatsky, MD vs James Billys, MD
Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Prevention Joseph Zavatsky, MD
Technical Considerations of Navigation Cody Bell
Navigation Role Jonathan Gottlieb, MD
Intraoperative Fluoro Navigation Raphael Roybal, MD
Osteoporosis and Scoliosis Surgery Ira Fedder, MD
Cement Augmentation Toby Moore, DO
Indirect Decompression Terrence Julien, MD