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Current Solutions in Foot & Ankle Surgery

February 8 - February 10

Course Description

This is a two and a half day CME symposium that focuses on comprehensive diagnosis, management and surgical treatment of orthopaedic diseases involving the foot and ankle. This course set out to deliver up-to-date information in the specific topic areas of foot fractures, forefoot injuries and complications, reconstructions, deformity corrections, ankle arthritis, and soft tissue repairs. The course format consists of lectures, interactive panel discussions with audience, difficult case controversies and hands-on surgical and technique training in a cadaver lab setting. In the laboratory, physicians will have the opportunity to evaluate several state-of-the-art technologies such as: surgical navigation, powered instrumentation, and hand instruments.

Target Audience

Orthopaedic surgeons, doctors of podiatric medicine, fellows, residents, nurses, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes foot and ankle surgery.


Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Apply principles and surgical techniques for reconstruction in the foot and ankle
  • Demonstrate surgical techniques for Achilles Insertional Debridement and Repair
  • Understand and perform surgical approaches facilitating access to the foot and ankle


Michael Clare
Director of Foot & Ankle Fellowship
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Affiliate Associate Professor
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Craig Radnay, MD, MPH
Partner, Insall Scott Kelly® Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor
NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital
Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY

Invited Faculty


Gregory C. Berlet, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Center
Westerville, OH

Mark Drakos, MD
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY

Samuel Flemister, MD
Department of Orthopaedic
Univ. of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

John P. Ketz, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

Lori Reed, MD
Associate Professor
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Andrew Sands, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
New York Downtown Orthopaedic Associates
New York, NY

Steven Steinlauf, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Arthur Walling, MD
Director of Foot & Ankle Fellowship
Tampa General Hospital
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Musculoskeletal Oncology
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL


PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) and International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR). FORE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PODIATRISTS: The Podiatry Institute is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. This activity is approved for up to 16 continuing education contact hours.

Supported By

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

DePuy Synthes
Extremity Medical
Wright Medical
Zimmer Biomet
Paragon 28
DePuy Synthes
Extremity Medical
Paragon 28
West Coast
Brace & Limb
Wright Medical
Zimmer Biomet

Course Location



FIVE Labs is a new and innovative facility designed to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals and to foster creativity for the development of technologies for healthcare’s biggest challenges.


4115 W. Spruce St.
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: 813-877-8096


Renaissance International Plaza

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4200 Jim Walter Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: (813) 877-9200

Hotel Reservations


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Renaissance International Plaza at the rate of $159.00 per night plus taxes and hotel fees. TO receive the group rate, reservations must be made on or before January 25, 2018.Please mention “FORE Current Solutions in Foot & Ankle Surgery” when making a reservation.  

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.


February 8
February 10


Michael Clare, MD
Craig Radnay, MD, MPH


Florida InnoVation and Education (FIVE) Labs
4115 W Spruce Street
Tampa, FL 33607 United States
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