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Accreditation Information
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med and the American Society for Peripheral Nerve. Cine-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Cine-Med designates this live activity for 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Patient Safety Credits: 4

Other Healthcare Professionals
All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, consult your professional licensing board.

Program and Abstracts | ePosters

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
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
Revision Nerve Surgery - What Do I Do Now?
Chair: Mark Rekant, MD
Instructors: Susan E. Mackinnon, MD; Hollie A. Power, MD; Joseph Khouri, MD; Hanna Gift, CHT
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
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
Congenital Hand Anomalies
Chair: Terry R. Light, MD
Instructors: Jue Cao, MD; Alex Davit, MD; Kevin J. Little, MD; Karen Ayala, CHT
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
Role of PROM's and PREM's in Nerve Surgery. Can we get Broad Consent?
Chair: Christopher Dy, MD
Instructors: Thomas Quick, MD; Avi Giladi, MD; Hazel Brown, CHT
Joint Denervations in the Hand
Chair: Catherine Curtain, MD
Instructors: Scott Lifchez, MD; Andreas Gohritz, MD; A Lee Dellon, MD, PhD
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 DS-RPNI 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; Kirsty 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)
A. Lee Dellon, MD, PhD
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm
Nerve Without Borders (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
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
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
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
An Update on Sensory Neurotization
Chair: Kristen Davidge, MD
Instructors: Jason Souza, MD; Ziv Peled, MD; Blair Peters, MD
Contemporary Facial Palsy Reconstruction - Pearls & Pitfalls
Chair: Gregory H. Borschel, MD
Instructors: Michael Klebuc, MD; Alison Snyder-Warwick, MD; Ronald M. Zuker, MD; Andres Rodriguez-Lorenzo, MD
Replant in 2023: When to put the Finger in the Bucket
Chair: Kyle R. Eberlin, MD
Instructors: Jeffrey B. Friedrich, MD; Matthew McRae, MD; Michael Hendry, MD; Rebecca Saunders, CHT
Headache Surgery
Chair: Lisa Gfrerer, MD
Instructors: Robert Hagan, MD; Sashank Reddy, MD; Saja Scherer, MD; Jay Austen, MD
The Mind of a Reconstructive Surgeon - Staged Approaches to Complex Upper Extremity Defects
Chair: Scott Levin, MD
Instructors: Jim Higgins, MD; Bauback Safa, 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
Checkpoint Industry Lunch Symposia (Not for Credit)
Emerging Concepts in Nerve Surgery: Nerve Assessment and Intraoperative Decision Making
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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
The Expanding Peripheral Nerve Universe
A. Lee Dellon, MD, PhD
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
Reanimating the Thumb
Chair: Jason Ko, MD
Instructors: Harvey Chim, MD; Hollie A. Power, MD; Kyle R. Eberlin, MD
Parsonage Turner Syndrome
Chair: Darryl Sneag, MD
Instructors: Scott Wolfe, MD; Oscar Aszmann, MD; Carlo Milani, MD
Nerve Tumors
Chair: Allan J. Belzberg, MD
Instructors: Robert Spinner, MD; Jonathan M. Winograd, MD; Rajiv Midha, MD
Recent Advances in Brachial Plexus Repair
Chair: Daniel Zlotolow, MD
Instructors: Anne Schwentker, MD; Johnny Lu, MD; Andres Maldodano, MD
Diabetic Neuropathy
Chair: Shai Rozen, MD
Instructors: A. Lee, Dellon, PhD, MD; 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; Alexander Shin, 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; Ming Chan, MD
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
ASPN Presidential Address
Introduction: Michael W. Neumeister MD
Musings and Explorations about Wellness: A Hidden Epidemic
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)