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Castellvi Spine

May 10 - May 13

Course Description

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.

Target Audience

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.


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


James Billys, MD
Brandon, FL

Alex Castellvi, MD
Pittsburgh, PA

Boyle Cheng, PhD
Pittsburgh, PA

Domagoj Coric, MD
Charlotte, NC

Reginald Davis, MD, FACS
Tampa, FL

Marc Weinstein, MD
Tampa, FL

William Welch, MD, FACS
Philadelphia, PA

Invited Faculty


H. Davis Adkisson
St. Louis, MO

Neel Anand, MD, MCh
Los Angeles, CA

Sheyan Armaghani, MD
Tampa, FL

Ira Fedder, MD
TTowson, MD

Lisa Ferrara, PhD
Southport, NC

Rolando Garcia, MD
Miami, FL

Richard Hynes, MD, FACS
Melbourne, FL

Robert Isaacs, MD
Durham, NC

Jeffrey Marx, MD
Westminster, CO

Ryan Murtagh, MD
Tampa, FL

Richard Sasso, MD
Carmel, IN

Farhan Siddiqi, MD
Odessa, FL

John Small, MD
Tampa, FL

Robert Spiro
Breinigsville, PA

William Tally, MD
Athens, GA

Najeeb Thomas, MD
Metairie, LA

Steven Tresser, MD
Tampa, FL

Scott A. Webb, DO
Tampa, FL

William Welser, Lt. General
(Ret) USAF

Rockledge, FL

Greg Williams, PhD
San Diego, CA

Robin Young, CFA
Wayne, PA

Joseph Zavatsky, MD
Tampa, FL


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 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Supported By

A special thank you to this years’ supporting companies! For sponsorship information, please download the Exhibitor Prospectus. If you have any questions about supporting this course, please contact Alex Ricketts.

Integrity Implants
EOS Imaging
Baxter Healthcare
Centinel Spine
Cerapedics, Inc
Paradigm Spine
Spinal Elements
K2M, Inc
Medtronic Spine
NuTech Spine
RTI Surgical
Spinal Simplicity


Casa Marina Key West







1500 Reynolds Street
Key West, FL 33040
Phone: 305-296-3535
Group Code: ZZFORE
Online: http://group.waldorfastoria.com\CastellviSpine

Hotel Reservations

A small block of rooms has been reserved for May 10-13, 2018 and reservations will be made on a first come first served basis. Please mention our Group Code “ZZFORE” when booking your room to receive the group rate, ranging from $344-$444/night, plus tax and resort fees. Or, click here to reserve your stay online: http://group.waldorfastoria.com\CastellviSpine

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.


May 10
May 13


James B. Billys


Casa Marina Key West
1500 Reynolds Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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