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Selby Spine

January 31 - February 3


Course Description

The Selby Spine Conference is designed for surgeons with a special interest in the treatment of spinal disorders. The latest advances and controversies in the field will be presented through didactic lectures, open discussions, debates and case presentations. Selby Spine grew out of the Keystone Meeting that Dr. David Selby began in Keystone, Colorado in 1986.

Target Audience

Neuro and orthopaedic spine surgeons and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes spine surgery.


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

Evaluate and discuss treatment options for complex and challenging deformity cases

Assess the current trends in imaging and emerging technologies

Compare evidence of cervical spine care options

Assess the general healthcare marketplace and legal landscape as it relates to spine surgery




Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD
Everrett J. and Marion Gordon Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery & Professor of Neurosurgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Rothman Institute
Philadelphia, PA

Wellington Hsu, MD
Clifford C. Raisbeck Distinguished Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL


Jean-Jacques Abitbol, MD, FRCSC
Medical Director
California Spine Group
San Diego, CA

Pierce Nunley, MD
Medical Director
Spine Institute of Louisiana
Shreveport, LA

Richard Fessler, MD
Professor, Neurosurgery
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

John Small, MD
Spine Surgeon
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL

Invited Faculty

Neel Anand, MD
Director, Spine Trauma
Director, Spine Fellowship
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Sigurd Berven, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS
Associate Professor in Residence
Director of Fellowship and Resident Education
Department of Orthopaedics
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Shay Bess, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
Denver International Spine Center
Denver, CO

Tony Bozzio, MD
Spine Surgeon
Texas Back Institute
Plano, TX

Adam Bruggeman, MD
Spine & Orthopedic Surgeon
Methodist Healthcare
San Antonio, TX

Reginald Davis, MD, FACS
Director of Clinical Research
Laser Spine Institute
Tampa, FL

Ken Gall, PhD
Professor and Chair
Mechanical Engineering and
Materials Science (MEMS)
Pratt School of Engineering
Duke University
Durham, NC

Alex Gitelman, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
OAS Orthopaedic Associates
Stamford, CT

Mark D. Hiatt, MD, MBA, MS
Executive Medical Director
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Michael Hisey, MD
Medical Director
Texas Back Institute
Denton, TX

Eric Muehlbauer, MJ, CAE
Executive Director
North American Spine Society
Burr Ridge, IL

Greg Mundis, MD
San Diego Spine Fellowship
Scripps Clinic
La Jolla, CA

Rick Sasso, MD
Founding Member and President
Indiana Spine Group
St. Vincent Spine Center
Carmel, IN

Farhan Siddiqi, MD
Trinity Spine Center
Odessa, FL

Paul Slosar, MD
Spine Care Medical Group
Spine Care Institute of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Harvey Smith, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Veteran’s Administration Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Utter, MD
Spine Institute of Louisiana
Sheveport, LA

Marc A. Weinstein, MD
Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics
University of South Florida
Morsani College of Medicine
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL


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 12.5 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 more information about supporting this course, please view the Exhibitor Prospectus. For any questions, please contact Alex Ricketts 

Cerapedics, Inc
Integrity Implants
Titan Spine
Allen Medical Systems
Crosslink Ortho
Cutting Edge Spine
EOS Imaging
Organogenesis Surgical
Paradigm Spine
RTI Surgical
SI Bone
Zimmer Biomet

Course Locations & Accommodations

Westgate Park City

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3000 Canyons Resort Dr
Park City, UT 84098
Our Room Block is Full and the Westgate Park City is SOLD OUT on Rooms. 

Hotel Reservations

Our room block at Westgate Park City is Full and they have sold out of rooms for these dates. The Hyatt Place is 1.1 miles from Westgate Park City and they will provide shuttle service. Please click here for room availability and rates (there is no group rate for the Hyatt Place).

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.


The Driver Provider

We have set up an account with The Driver Provider, who provide chauffeured car service all over Northern Utah. Attendees can call and book for a discounted rate for an SUV ride of $150.00 each way. The SUV can accommodate up to 5 guests. Please call (801) 990-1231 to reserve your ride.

There is also a Shared Ride Shuttle service with Canyon Transportation that allows attendees to book a shared ride for $39 each way. To book the Shared Ride Shuttle, please click here. or call (801) 255-1841.

Ski Information

For information on Ski Rentals and Lift Tickets, please visit: www.parkcitymountain.com


January 31
February 3


Westgate Park City
3000 Canyons Resort Dr
Park City, UT 84098 United States
(435) 940-9444


Jean-Jacques Abitbol, MD, FRCSC
Pierce Nunley, MD
John Small, MD
Richard Fessler, MD
CME Updates