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Atlanta Trauma Symposium

April 19 - April 21

Course Description

Atlanta Trauma Symposium is designed for orthopaedic surgeons to enhance surgeon competency and provide strategies for fracture management. A distinguished faculty will present the latest concepts and techniques in orthopaedic trauma using didactic lectures, case presentations, and hands-on workshops.

Target Audience

This course is designed to meet the needs of general orthopedists and mid-level providers whose scope of practice includes fracture repair


Apply the most current techniques in fracture care

Appraise the updated indications for fracture treatment selection

Identify the complexity of fracture so as to make the best referral decisions

Analyze how healthcare reform may impact physician practice in orthopaedic trauma

Employ different treatment options based on expert opinion



Bruce H. Ziran, MD, FACS
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
Hughston Clinic
Gwinnett Medical Center
Lawrenceville, GA

Douglas W. Lundy, MD, FACS
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Resurgens Orthopaedics
Marietta, GA


Invited Faculty


Mark Baker
Chief Executive Officer
Hughston Clinic, PC
Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital
Columbus, GA

Jennifer Bruggers, MD
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Atlanta Medical Center
Marietta, GA

Jarrod E. Dumpe, MD
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Orthopaedic Trauma Institute
Macon, GA

John Floyd, MD, FACS
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Hughston Clinic at Columbus Regional Hospital
Assistant Professor
Mercer University
School of Medicine
Columbus, GA

Steven Kane, MD
Chairman & Program Director
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Atlanta Medical Center
Atlanta, GA

Michael Maceroli, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Timothy Oswald, MD
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Pediatric Orthopaedic Associates
Medical Director
Pediatric and Young Adult Spine Center of Georgia
Atlanta, GA

Allan Peljovich, MD, MPH
Orthopaedic Surgeon
The Hand and Upper Extremity
Center of Georgia, PC
Atlanta Medical Center
Orthopedic Residency Program
Atlanta, GA

Albert Pendleton, MD
Pediatric Orthopedic Associates
Next Level Sports Medicine
Atlanta, GA

William Reisman, MD
Chief of Orthopaedics
Orthopaedic Clinic Director
Grady Memorial Hospital
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Emory University
School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Mara Schenker, MD
Assistant Professor
Emory University
Orthopaedic Surgery
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, GA

Michael Starecki, MD
Upper Extremity Surgeon
Resurgens Orthopaedics
Atlanta, GA

Gary Stewart, MD
Foot & Ankle Specialist
Division Chief
Foot & Ankle Department
AMC Orthopaedic Surgical Residency Program
Resurgens Orthopaedics
Atlanta, GA

Lawrence Webb, MD
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
Medical Center of Central Georgia
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Mercer University
School of Medicine
Macon, GA


PHYSICIANS: The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research & Education (FORE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS: The Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG) has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings. The PTAG has approved this course for 20.25 CCH.

Supported By

Aspecial thank you to last years’ supporting companies! For information about supporting this course, please contact Alex Ricketts . 

DePuy Synthes
Zimmer Biomet
DePuy Synthes
Zimmer Biomet
BioComposites, Inc
Bone Support
Crosslink / Stryker
DePuy Synthes
Hughston Clinic
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Metronic Transformation
ProCare Prosthetics and
Shamrock Prosthetics
Smith & Nephew
Ziehm Imaging
Zimmer Biomet

Accommodations & Transportation

Westin Buckhead Atlanta


A 3-minute walk from the Buckhead MARTA train station, this upscale hotel is a 6-mile drive from the High Museum of Art.

Modern rooms have flat-screen TVs, desks and WiFi for a charge, plus coffeemakers and minifridges. They also feature rainfall showers and pillow-top mattresses. Dogs receive beds, treats and toys (fee). Suites add separate seating areas with pull-out sofas, dining tables and balconies.

Culinary options include a high-end steakhouse, plus a casual wine bar with light fare. There’s also a 24/7 fitness center, an indoor pool, a steam room and sauna, a 24-hour business center, plus 21 meeting rooms.

Hotel Reservations

A small block of rooms has been reserved for April 18-21, 2018 and reservations will be made on a first come first served basis. Please mention “FORE Atlanta Trauma Symposium” when booking your room to receive the group rate, from $205/night, plus tax and resort fees on or before April 4, 2018. 


The Westin Buckhead Atlanta is 19-miles or 30 minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and 8-miles or 10 minutes from Peachtree DeKalb Airport.


Covered parking is available on property through USA Parking. Overnight self-parking is $26 per car per night while valet parking is $36 per car per night.

Accommodations for Disabilities

Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 4115 W Spruce St, Tampa FL 33607 or call 813-877-8096 a minimum of ten working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed.

Events, activities and facilities of Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age or veteran status as provided by the law and in accordance with FORE’s respect for personal dignity.


April 19
April 21


Westin Buckhead
3391 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States
(404) 365-0065


Bruce Ziran, MD, FACS
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