Welcome To The

22nd Annual
Selby Spine Conference

 Post-Course Page

 This is where you will be able to:

1. Complete your course evaluation

2. Attest to your credits

3. Print &/or save your CE Certificate

4. Download available presentations from the course

Step 1: Course Evaluation

Please click on the link below to complete the course evaluation.

Step 2:  Attest to your credits

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

Step 3:  Print &/or Save your Certificate

Click “DONE” to be re-directed to the certificate page, where you will be able to print &/or save your CE certificate.

** Please note, the Survey and Certificate Download is NOT mobile friendly. Please use a laptop or desktop computer to complete your survey**


Step 4:  Presentations

Course presentations will be available for PDF download within 5 business days following the course.  Presentations in blue are available to download now.



Healthcare Reform- Transition from Volume to Value – Paul Slosar, MD
Legislative Update on Healthcare Reform – Richard Fessler, MD, PhD
NASS position and Advocacy on Healthcare Reform – Jean Jacques Abitbol, MD, FRCSC
Measuring Quality and Value: Metrics that Matter – Sigurd Berven, MD, PhD, FACS
Alternative Payment Models: MIPS/MAPS/BCPI – Sheyan Armaghani, MD
Narrow Networks/ACOs in Spine – Farhan Siddiqi, MD
Surgery Centers/Ambulatory Care in Spine Surgery – Rick Sasso, MD
How does Reimbursement Reform Affect My Practice? – Pierce Nunley, MD
Assessment of the Value of New Technologies; Defining Disruptive Techniques and Technologies – Juan Uribe, MD
Novel implant surfaces – Jay Turner, MD, PhD
Polymers and Antimicrobial activity in Interbody Cages – Scott Webb, DO
Expandable Interbody Cages – Marc Weinstein, MD
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery – Farhan Siddiqi, MD
Osteobiologics Update – Wellington Hsu, MD
How does Big Data and Predictive Analytics Guide an Evidence-Based Approach to New Technology – Richard Fessler, MD, PhD
Evidence Supports Adoption of Osteobiologics for Spinal Fusion- BMP, Cell-Based DBM, FactorX – John Small, MD
Osteobiologics Add Cost Without Improving Outcomes in Spinal Fusions – Harvey Smith, MD
Rebuttal – John Small, MD
Robotic-Assisted Surgery is the Future of Spine Surgery – Jay Turner, MD, PhD
The Robot is a Technology That Adds Cost Without Value – Ivan Cheng, MD
Rebuttal – Jay Turner, MD, PhD


Management of Cervical Radiculopathy- Arthroplasty – Andrew Utter, MD, FANNS
Management of Cervical Radiculopathy- MIS foraminotomy – Ivan Cheng, MD
Management of Cervical Radiculopathy- ACDF – Paul Slosar, MD
Case Presentations – Richard Fessler, MD, PhD
Cervical Myelopathy- Anterior Approach – Rick Sasso, MD
Cervical Myelopathy- Laminoplasty – Cliff Tribus, MD
Cervical Myelopathy- Posterior instrumented fusion – Jay Turner, MD, PhD
Cervical spine deformity- Measurements and Management – Sheyan Armaghani, MD
Case Presentations – Richard Fessler, MD, PhD
The Transition from Degenerative Pathology to Deformity – Jean Jacques Abitbol, MD, FRCSC
Sagittal Alignment- From Pelvis to Occiput – Kush Verma, MD, MS
Techniques for Restoring Lordosis in Lumbar Degenerative Pathology: ALIF vs OLIF – Juan Uribe, MD
Techniques for Restoring Lordosis in Lumbar Degenerative Pathology: The Role of TLIF – Cliff Tribus, MD
Techniques for Restoring Lordosis in Lumbar Degenerative Pathology: ACR – Jay Turner, MD, PhD
When to Do More, When to Do Less in Degenerative Scoliosis – Hani Mladi, MD
The Role of MIS in Degenerative Scoliosis- What is the Benefit? – Juan Uribe, MD
The Role of MIS in Degenerative Scoliosis- What are the Limitations? – John Small, MD
Cost-effectiveness in Surgical Strategies for Degenerative Scoliosis – Richard Fessler, MD, PhD
Predictive Modeling of Clinical Outcomes in Deformity Surgery – Sigurd Berven, MD, PhD, FACS
Business and Labor Law Pitfalls for the Practicing Surgeon – Christopher VanDeWater


New Technologies for Identifying a Pain Generator – Sigurd Berven, MD, PhD, FACS
The Symptomatic Intervertebral Disc- Lumbar Arthroplasty, Fusion and Regenerative Approaches – Harvey Smith, MD
Facet Arthropathy as a Pain Source- Evaluation and Management – Hani Mladi, MD
The Sacroiliac Joint- Evidence for pain generation and Management – Scott Webb, DO
Complications in Spine Surgery: Prevalence and avoidance – Hani Mladi, MD
System reform in Spine Surgery: Preoperative Optimization – Marc Weinstein, MD
System Reform in Spine Surgery: Intraoperative Protocols to Reduce Complications – Andrew Utter, MD, FANNS
System reform in spine surgery: Post-Operative Pathways to Reduce Complications – Wellington Hsu, MD
Case Presentation and Discussion – Kush Verma, MD, MS


Costs and Utility of Post-Discharge Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery – Alekos Theologis, MD
Determinants of Variability in Observed Costs in Spinal Surgery Episodes – Patrick Dermrkarian, MD
PROMIS Correlates with Legacy Outcome Measures in Patients with Neck Pain and is Better than NDI at Assessing Disability in Cervical Deformity – Brad Curtis Johnson, MD
Ultrasound Diagnosis and Therapeutic Intervention in the Spine – Taylor Shea, MD
Iatrogenic Inferior Endplate Fracture from Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Resulting in Post-Operative Neurologic Deficit – Tyson Maugle, DO
Use of Polyetheretherketone Interbody Devices for Multi-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Results in a Three-Fold Higher Rate of Pseudarthrosis Compared to Structural Allograft – Khoi D. Than, MD
Is There a Clear Solution for Recurrent Disk Herniations? – Antonio J. Webb, MD PGY5
Shape Loss of Autoclaved, Machine-Bent Cobalt-Chrome and Titanium Spine Surgery Rods – Brent Munroe, MD
Cervical Disc Replacement and Role of Motion Preservation in Limiting Adjacent Segment Degeneration – Tyson Maugle, DO
Economic Impact of Revision Operations for Adjacent Segment Disease of The Cervical Spine – Alekos Theologis, MD
The Incidence of Adjacent Segment Disease in Total Facet Arthroplasty, a Retrospective Case Series – Michael Venezia, MD
Comparison of Inpatient versus Outpatient Single Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Cervical Radiculopathy: Utilization, Safety and Economics from a National Perspective – Christopher D. Witiw, MD, MS, FRCSC
Is It Possible to Evaluate the Ideal Cervical Alignment for Each Patient Needing Surgery? An Easy Rule to Determine the Appropriate Cervical Lordosis in Preoperative Planning – Fedrica Penner, MD
Degeneration of Intervertebral Disc is Irreversible, With No Effective Treatment Exists Currently – Lee Onn Chieng, MD
Bone Marrow Enhances Fusion with Oxysterol-133 – Elizabeth Lord, MD
Fixation of Disc-Like Angle-Ply Structures in a Rabbit Model – Michael Eby, MD
Assessment of The Efficacy of Teriparatide (Forteo) in Patients Undergoing Posterolateral Lumbar Spinal Fusion: A Pilot Study – Kevin Taliaferr, MD