May 10 - May 13
Castellvi Spine is designed for surgeons and non-operative clinicians with specific interest in disorders of the spine. Distinguished faculty will present the latest advances in the field including complex reconstruction, artificial disc replacement, use of biologics, spine biomechanics, management of complications, treatment modalities for osteoporosis, and emerging technologies. There will be ample time for question and answer sessions, as well as special cadaveric labs.
Orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgical and neurosurgical assistants including physician assistants, nurse practitioners, orthopaedic nurses and neurosurgical nurses, and medical professionals whose scope of practice includes spine.
James B. Billys, MD
- Assess and Critique emerging techniques in comparison to current treatment options
- Discuss adult deformity and complications
- Understand the use of lumbar techniques in spine surgery
- Employ useful surgical techniques in total disc replacement surgery
- Apply decision making strategies to complex cervical and lumbar degenerative disc disease procedures
Jean-Jacques Abitbol, MD, FRCSCJean-Jacques Abitbol, MD, FRCSC is the Medical Education Director at the Spine Education & Research Center, NASS and the Medical Director of the California Spine Group in San Diego, CA.
Neel Anand, MDNeel Anand, MD is the Director of Spine Trauma and Spine Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Spine Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Sheyan Armaghani, MDSheyan Armaghani, MD is a Spine Surgeon at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL.
Sigurd Berven, MDSigurd Berven, MD is an Associate Professor in Residence and the Director of Fellowship & Resident Education at the University of California in San Francisco, CA.
Alex Castellvi, MDAlex Castellvi, MD is a Neurosurgeon at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.
Boyle Cheng, PhDBoyle Cheng, PhD is a faculty member of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He is also an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Drexel University in Pittsburgh, PA.
Reginald Davis, MD, FACSReginald Davis, MD, FACS is the Director of Clinical Research and a Neurosurgeon at the Laser Spine Institute in Tampa, FL.
Ira Fedder, MDIra Fedder is the Co-Director if Scoliosis and Spine Center of Maryland in Towson, MD.
Lisa Ferrara, PhDLisa Ferrara, PhD is the President if Orthokinetic Technologies LLC & Orthokinetic Testing Technologies in Southport, NC.
Rolando Garcia, MDRolando Garcia is the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Aventura Hospital & Medical Center and the Medical Director of the Scoliosis Screening Program for Dade County Schools in Miami, FL.
Jonathan Gottlieb, MDJonathan Gottlieb, MD is an Assistant Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, FL.
Rick Guyer, MDRick Guyer, MD is a Board Member of the Texas Back Institute in Plano, TX.
Stephen Hochschuler, MDStephen Hochschuler, MD is the Chairman of the Board for the Texas Back Institute in Plano, TX.
Rick Hynes, MD, FACSRick Hynes, MD, FACS is the President of The B.A.C.K. Center in Melbourne, FL.
Robert Isaacs, MDRobert Isaacs, MD is a Neurosurgeon at Duke University in Durham, NC.
Raphael Roybal, MDRaphael Roybal, MD is a Spine Surgeon at Chatham Orthopaedic Associates, PA in Savannah, GA.
Farhan Siddiqi, MDFarhan Siddiqi, MD is the Co-Founder of the Trinity Spine Center and an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida in Odessa, FL.
John Small, MDJohn Small, MD is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL.
Steven Tresser, MDSteven Tresser, MD is a Neurosurgeon at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL.
Scott Webb, DOScott Webb, DO is the Surgical Director at the Florida Spine Institute in Clearwater, FL.
Marc A. Weinstein, MDAssistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Univerisity of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine Spinal Surgery Florida Orthopaedic Institute Tampa, FL
William Welch, MDWilliam Welch, MD is a Professor & Vice Chair at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA.
Robin Young, CFARobin Young, CFA is the President & CEO of RRY Publication & Pearl Driver Technologies in Wayne, PA.
Joseph Zavatsky, MDJoseph Zavatsky, MD is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, FL.
A special thank you to last years supporting companies! For information on supporting this course with an educational grant or exhibit, if other questions, please contact our office directly at 813-877-8096 or email email@example.com.
- Aesculap, Inc
- Alphatec Spine
- BioD, LLC
- Centinel Spine, Inc
- CoreLink Surgical
- DePuy Synthes
- Eli Lilly & Co
- Expanding Orthopedics
- Globus Medical
- LDR Spine
- Paradigm Spine
- Providence Medical
- SI Bone
- Stryker Spine
- Titan Spine
- Vertera Spine
- Vikon Surgical
- Xtant Medical
Hawks Cay Resort
Hawks Cay Resort
61 Hawks Cay Boulevard
Duck Key, FL 33050
Duck Key is a composite of five islands where sparkling grand canals are traversed by ornate Venetian bridges, hinting of its European/West Indies heritage. Relax in a beautifully-furnished Caribbean style guest room or suite, or weave home-cooked memories in the charming villas. From encounters with dolphins to snorkeling the deep aqua waters, nowhere else in Florida can you find so much to do at one destination. Dare yourself with championship fishing, diving, parasailing and a panorama of watersports fun. Please mention “Castellvi Spine” when booking your room to receive the special group rate of $234-$304 for regular guest rooms and $334-$427 for Villas (plus the current tax rate and applicable resort fees). The room block cut-off date is April 17, 2017.
Accommodations for Disabilities
Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 13020 Telecom Pkwy N, Tampa, FL 33637 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.
The picturesque island of Duck Key rests 90 miles south of Miami between Islamorada and Marathon in the heart of the Florida Keys. Direct service between the Miami International Airport and Hawk’s Cay is available through the “Keys Shuttle” which departs every two hours from the Miami airport. Reservations are required. Call 305-289-9997 or 888-765-9997 to make reservations.
Key West International Airport (EYW) to Hawks Cay: 1 hour 22 mins, 60 miles.
From Key West International Airport:
Take US 1 North to Mile Market 61
Right lane exit over bridge onto Duck Key
Resort entrance on the left hand side of Hawk’s Cay Blvd.
Key West International Airport
3491 South Roosevelt Blvd
Key West, FL 33040
Miami International Airport to Hawks Cay: 1 hour 56 mins, 100 miles.
From Miami International Airport:
Stay in right lane of LeJeune Rd. as you drive out of Miami Airport
About a 1/2 mile down LeJeune, you should see the “836 West” exit
The turnpike will turn into US 1 South
Take US 1 South until Mile Marker 61- Duck Key, home of Hawk’s Cay
Make a left onto Duck Key and continue until you see Hawk’s Cay entrance on the left
Proceed up the driveway to the resort
Miami International Airport
5727 NW 7th Street
Miami, FL 33126
Marathon Jet Center to Hawks Cay: 21 mins, 11 miles.
Marathon Jet Center
8800 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050