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Preliminary Program
Friday January 20, 2023
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
6:45 am - 7:45 am
AAHS/ASPN Instructional Courses
117
Spasticity and the Spinal Cord Injury Patient - When Should I Offer Surgery?
Chair: Peter C. Rhee, MD
Instructors: Emily Krauss, MD; Jana Dengler, MD; Juliana Larocerie, CHT
118
Revision Nerve Surgery - What Do I Do Now?
Chair: Mark Rekant, MD
Instructors: Susan E. Mackinnon, MD; Hollie A. Power, MD; Joseph Khouri, MD; Kimberly G. Kraft, CHT
119
Controversies in Carpal Instability (MCI) Fusion & Motion
Chair: Warren C. Hammert, MD
Instructors: Michael J. Morhart, MD; Scott Wolfe, MD; Jordan Grier MD; Toshiyasu Nakamura, MD; Kimberly McVeigh, CHT
120
Bringing Your Knife to a Gun Fight: Caring for the Shot Upper Extremity
Chair: Ines Lin, MD
Instructors: Andrew D. Sobel, MD; Hannah H. Lee, MD; Moaath Saggaf, MD; Brittany J. Behar, MD; Danielle Zook, CHT
121
Congenital Hand Anomalies
Chair: Terry R. Light, MD
Instructors: Jue Cao, MD; Alex Davit, MD; Kevin J. Little, MD; Kristen Davidge, MD
122
Complicated Cases/My Worst Complication In Nerve Surgery
Chair: Michael W. Neumeister, MD
Instructors: Ida K. Fox, MD; Gregory H. Borschel, MD; Douglas Ross, MD
123
Role of PROM's and PREM's in Nerve Surgery. Can we get Broad Consent?
Chair: Christine Novak, PT, PhD
Instructors: Christopher Dy, MD; Thomas Quick, MD; Hazel Brown, CHT
124
Joint Denervations in the Hand
Chair: Catherine Curtain, MD
Instructors: Scott Lifchez, MD; Andreas Gohritz, MD; A Lee Dellon, MD
8:00 am - 8:05 am
ASPN President and Program Chair Welcome (Not for Credit)
Gedge D. Rosson, MD; ASPN President
Sami H. Tuffaha, MD; ASPN Program Chair
J Henk Coert MD, PhD; ASPN Program Chair
8:05am - 8:15am
2021 ASPN/PSF Award Grant Recipients (Not for Credit)
Developing The Dsi For Re-Establishing Sensory Feedback In Peripheral Afferents
Widya Adidharma, MD
8:15am - 8:35am
ASPN Travelling Fellowship Update (Not for Credit)
Chair: Shai Rozen, MD
2020 Kyle Eberlin, MD & 2022 Andrés A. Maldonado, MD, PhD
8:35 am - 9:35 am
ASPN Panel II: Tendon Transfers vs Nerve Transfers - The Masters Debate
Moderator: Steve Moran, MD

Topic: Radial Nerve
Panelists: Susan Mackinnon, MD vs. Milan Stevanovic, MD

Topic: Shoulder
Panelists: Alexander Shin, MD vs. Bassem T. Elhassan, MD
9:35am - 10:00 am
ASPN Invited Speaker
The Role of Immune System in Nerve Pain
Niels Eijkelkamp, PhD
Niels Eijkelkamp, PhD
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:30 am
AAHS/ASPN Joint Panel: Upper Extremity Amputation: Partial Hand Amputee- TMR/ Hand Prosthetics vs toe to hand
Chair: Steven R. Moran, MD
Instructors: Bryan Loeffler, MD; Bauback Safa, MD; Shaun Mendenhall, MD
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
ASPN Sewing with the Nerve Masters (Not for Credit)
Co-Chairs: Jaret Olson, MD; Kristy Boyd, MD
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Concurrent AAHS/ASPN Scientific Abstract Session
Moderators: Joseph Catapano, MD; Hollie Power, MD
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch with Exhibitors
1:00pm - 5:00pm
ASRM Functional Extremity Reconstruction Course with ASPN as Guest Society
*To Register please register for the course on the multiple meetings registration page.
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ASPN Scientific Paper Session I
Moderators: Timothy Daugherty, MD; Matthew Wood, PhD
2:30 pm - 2:50 pm
ASPN Distinguished Service Award (Not for Credit)
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm
Nerve Without Boarders (Not for Credit)
Catherine Curtin, MD
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm
What's the Buzz with ASPN Social Media (Not for Credit)
Chairs: Mana Saffari, MD; Kiana Tajdaran, MD
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
ASPN Distinguished Poster Session
Moderators: Allan J. Belzberg, MD; Jonathan Isaacs, MD
5:30 pm - 7:00pm
ASPN Presidential Reception (Invitation only)

Saturday January 21, 2023
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
201
Practical Examples of How and Why Hand Surgeons Should Do Their Own Ultrasound Exams, Particularly about Nerves
Chair: John R. Fowler, MD
Instructors: JP Hong, MD; Julie E. Adams, MD; Miranda Manteri, CHT
202
TMR or RPNI / Management of Neuromas of the Upper Extremity
Chair: Paul S. Cederna, MD
Instructors: Gregory A. Dumanian, MD; Oscar Aszmann, MD; Ian Valerio, MD, Lauren DeTullio, OTR/L, CHT
203
What can you Cover Without using Free Flaps? Non-Free flaps for the Upper Extremity
Chair: Harvey Chim, MD
Instructors: S. Raja Sabapathy, MD; Ryan Katz, MD; Stephanie Kannas, CHT
204
An Update on Sensory Neurotization
Chair: Kristen Davidge, MD
Instructors: Jason Souza, MD; Ziv Peled, MD; Blair Peters, MD
205
Contemporary Facial Palsy Reconstruction - Pearls & Pitfalls
Chair: Gregory H. Borschel, MD
Instructors: Michael Klebuc, MD; Alison Snyder-Warwick, MD; Eyal Gur, MD; Andres Rodriguez-Lorenzo, MD
206
Replant in 2023: When to put the Finger in the Bucket
Chair: Kyle R. Eberlin, MD
Instructors: Jeffrey Frederich, MD; Matthew McRae; Michael Hendry, MD; Rebecca Saunders, CHT
207
Headache Surgery
Chair: Lisa Gfrerer, MD
Instructors: Robert Hagan, MD; Sashank Reddy, MD; Saja Scherer, MD; Jay Austen, MD
208
The Mind of a Reconstructive Surgeon - Staged Approaches to Complex Upper Extremity Defects
Chair: Scott Levin, MD
Instructors: Jim Higgins, MD; Bauback Safa, MD; Paco del Pinal, MD; Sang Hyun Woo, MD
8:15 am - 8:30 am
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM President's Welcome (Not for Credit)
John D. Lubahn, MD; AAHS President
Gedge D. Rosson, MD; ASPN President
Gregory M. Buncke, MD; ASRM President
ASPS President
8:30 am - 9:30 am
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Combined Panel: Reconstruction of Nerve Gaps/ Allografts & Autografts DEBATE
Moderator: Jonathan Isaacs, MD
Panelists: Amy M. Moore, MD; Andrew Watt, MD; Dominic M. Power, MD
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Joint Presidential Keynote Lecture
Thomas M. Siebel, CEO, C3 AI

Mr. Siebel is the founder and chief executive officer of C3 AI, the Enterprise AI software company. C3 AI delivers a family of fully integrated products including the C3 AI Application Platform, an end-to-end platform for developing, deploying, and operating enterprise AI applications and C3 AI Applications, a portfolio of industry-specific SaaS enterprise AI applications that enable the digital transformation of organizations globally.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
AAHS/ASPN/ASRM Joint Outstanding Paper Session
Moderators: Nicholas Crosby, MD; Joshua Gillis, MD; Sami H. Tuffaha, MD; J. Henk Coert MD, PhD; Arash Momeni, MD; Rudy Buntic, MD
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Industry Sponsored Lunch Symposia (Not for Credit)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Scientific Paper Session II
Moderators: Stephen F. Kemp, MD; Alison K. Snyder Warwick
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
ASPN Invited Speaker
Introduction: Gedge D. Rosson, MD
Discovering the Peripheral Nerve Universe
A. Lee Dellon, MD
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Scientific Paper Session III
Moderators: Michael Hendry, MD; Jonathan Leckenby, MBBS
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ASPN Mentorship Reception (Not for Credit) (Invitation Only)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ASPN/ASRM Welcome Reception
Sponsored by, ASSI - Accurate Surgical

Sunday January 22, 2023
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
7:00 am - 8:00 am
ASPN Instructional Courses
301
Reanimating the Thumb
Chair: Jason Ko, MD
Instructors: Harvey Chim, MD; Hollie A. Power, MD
302
Parsonage Turner Syndrome
Chair: Darryl Sneag, MD
Instructors: Scott Wolfe, MD; Oscar Aszmann, MD
303
Nerve Tumors
Chair: Allan J. Belzberg, MD
Instructors: Robert Spinner, MD; Jonathan M. Winograd, MD; Rajiv Midha, MD
304
Recent Advances in Brachial Plexus Repair
Chair: Daniel Zlotolow, MD
Instructors: Anne Schwentker, MD; Johnny Lu, MD; Andres Maldodano, MD
305
Diabetic Neuropathy
Chair: Shai Rozen, MD
Instructors: Willen Rinkel, MD; Eric Williams, MD
8:15 am - 9:15 am
ASPN/ASRM Combined Panel: Failed Nerve Decompressions - What Next?
Moderator: Ivica Ducic, MD
Panelists: Paige M. Fox, MD, PhD; Jonathan M. Winograd, MD; Raj Midha, MD
9:15 am - 10:15 am
ASPN/ASRM Combined Panel: Functional Extremity Reconstruction - Tendon Transfer vs. Functional Muscle Transfer - Developing a Treatment Algorithm
Moderator: James Higgins, MD
Panelists: Amber Leis, MD; Jason Souza, MD; Michael W. Neumeister, MD
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break with Exhibitors
10:45 am - 11:30 am
ASPN Scientific Paper Session IV
Moderators: Philip Hanwright, MD; Christine Webber, MD
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ASPN Presidential Address
Introduction: Michael W. Neumeister MD
Gedge D. Rosson, MD; ASPN President
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
Presentation of Resident Awards and Grant Recipients (Not for Credit)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
ASPN Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
ASPN Business Meeting (Not for Credit)