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2016 Agenda

Friday

7:45 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Eric J. Grigsby, MD, MBA

The Present & Future of Pain Management

8:00 am

Chronic Opioid Therapy for Pain in 2016

Samir Sheth, MD

8:45 am

Evidence for the use of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

Sudhir Diwan, MD

9:15 am

The Horizon for Neurostimulation

Eric J. Grigsby, MD, MBA

9:45 am

Intrathecal Therapy as an Alternative to Opiates

Peter Staats, MD, MBA

10:15 am

Q&A

Break

Regenerative Medicine & Minimally Invasive Spine

10:45 am

Using Epidural Autologous Biologics to Replace Corticosteroids in the Management of Eadiculopathy: Our 10 Year Platelet Lysate Experience

Chris Centeno, MD

11:15 am

Intradiscal Biologic Treatments: Current Treatments & Investigative Technologies

Michael J. DePalma, MD

11:45 am

A Registry Based Experience with 4,000 Peripheral Joint OA Patients Treated with Autologous Bone Marrow Concentrate

Chris Centeno, MD

12:15 pm

Q&A

Lunch

Advances in Neuromodulation

2:00 pm

Closed Loop Neurostimulation

John Parker, PhD

2:30 pm

Interleukin-10 & Neuropathic Pain

Stephen D. Collins MD, PhD

3:00 pm

Neurostimulation with Sub-perception 1kHz Frequency

James North, MD

Break

4:00 pm

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) & Neurorehabilitation

Christopher Gilmore, MD

4:30 pm

Q&A

2nd Annual Legacy Lecture

4:45 pm

Tony Yaksh, PhD

Saturday

6:30 am

Sunrise session: Counseling Chronic Pain Patients on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) | Practitioner Practice Session

Michael Amster, MD

7:45 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Eric J. Grigsby, MD, MBA

Minimally Invasive Pain Treatment Strategies

8:00 am

Radiofrequency Denervation of the Hip: Novel Approaches & Long Term Effectiveness

Leo Kapural, MD, PhD

8:45 am

Cryoanalgesia: History, Devices, New Advances & Evidence

Michael Gofeld, MD

9:30 am

The Minimally Invasive Oblique Retroperitoneal Surgical Approach to the Lumbar Spine for Interbody Fusions

Tim Davis, MD

10:15 am

Q&A

Break

Neurostimulation

10:45 am

Neurostimulation for Abdominal Pain

Leo Kapural, MD, PhD

11:15 am

The Evidence for 10-kHz High-frequency Therapy

B. Todd Sitzman, MD, MPH

12:00 pm

Evidence Gaps in Spinal Cord Stimulation in the Treatment of Pain

David Provenzano, MD

12:45 pm

Q&A

Lunch

Advances in Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation

2:30 pm

DRG Stimulation: Physiology & Clinical Applications

Lawrence Poree, MD, PhD, MPH

3:15 pm

DRG Stimulation for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) / Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)

Corey Hunter, MD

4:00 pm

Q&A

Break

Global Healthcare Innovation

4:30 pm

How Innovation & Research Drive Humanity

Sten Lindahl, MD, PhD

Lindahl Lecture

5:15 pm

Bioelectronic Medicine

Kevin Tracey, MD