|7:15 AM||8:00 AM||Registration, Breakfast & Exhibitor Visitation|
|8:00 AM||8:15 AM||Welcome & Announcements
Program Chair Vinod K. Panchbhavi, MD & Andrew J. Palafox, MD
|8:15 AM||9:15 AM||Spine: Which comes first, the total hip replacement or the spine fusion? A discussion of current advances and controversies surrounding spinopelvic alignment and its potential relationship to THA
Christopher D. Chaput, MD – Moderator, Mark D. Rahm, MD, Marc M. DeHart, MD & More TBA
|9:00 AM||12:00 PM||(Breakout Event) How to Create Strategy in Three Hours
Darren Smith of Cima Strategic Services
|9:00 AM||4:00 PM||(Breakout Event) 2019 Hot Topics in Orthopaedic Coding & Reimbursement: Learn More About Medicare’s 2019 Payment Policy
Margaret “Margi” M. Maley, BSN, MS of Karen Zupko & Associates, Inc.
|9:15 AM||10:15 AM||Hip & Knee Symposium
Michael W. Britt, MD, Terry A. Clyburn, MD, Melvyn A. Harrington, MD, Stephen J. Incavo, MD & Kenneth B. Mathis, MD
|10:15 AM||10:45 AM||Break & Exhibitor Visits|
|10:45 AM||11:45 AM||Sports Medicine Symposium (see topics below)
B. Christian Balldin, MD – Moderator, Omer A. Ilahi, MD, Paul C. Chin, MD, Clay W. Neuelle, MD, Michael C. Greaser, MD & Kevin L. Kirk, DO
|11:45 AM||12:45 PM||Lunch Presentation: Asset Protection & the New Tax Law for Physicians
Tim Gilliam, CPA
|12:45 PM||1:00 PM||Paper Presentations|
|1:00 PM||2:00 PM||Trauma Symposium
Animesh Agarwal, MD – Moderator, James A. Blair, MD, Drew T. Sanders, MD, David C. Teague, MD & Boris A. Zelle, MD
|2:00 PM||2:30 PM||Health Care in 2025: What About Value-Based Payments|
|Karl M. Koenig, MD|
|2:30 PM||3:00 PM||Break & Exhibitor Visits|
|3:00 PM||4:30 PM||Business & Public Policy Symposium (see topics below)|
|Adam J. Bruggeman, MD – Moderator|
|4:30 PM||5:00 PM||Orthopaedic Compensation Models & Benchmarking|
|Adam J. Bruggeman, MD – Moderator, Kenneth J. Kaminski, MD, Anthony Brooks (CEO Azalea Orthopedics) & Vicki Sprague (AAOE)|
|5:00 PM||5:30 PM||Paper Presentations|
|5:30 PM||10:00 PM||Topgolf Suite & Other Networking Events at the Four Seasons|
|7:30 AM||8:00 AM||Registration, Breakfast & Exhibitor Visitation|
|8:00 AM||8:15 AM||Welcome & Announcements|
|Program Chair Vinod K. Panchbhavi, MD & Andrew J. Palafox, MD|
|8:15 AM||9:00 AM||Case Studies with the Experts|
|9:00 AM||10:00 AM||Upper Extremity Symposium|
|Jeremy S. Somerson, MD – Moderator, T. Bradley Edwards, MD & More Speakers TBA|
|10:00 AM||10:30 AM||Break & Exhibitor Visits|
|10:30 AM||11:30 AM||Lessons Learned from My Field: Hot Topics from Different Specialties|
|11:30 AM||12:30 PM||The Future of Health Care in America|
|State Rep. Thomas J. Oliverson, MD|
|12:30 PM||1:15 PM||Foot & Ankle Symposium (see topics below)|
|Vinod K. Panchbhavi, MD – Moderator, Cory F. Janney, MD, Kevin L. Kirk, DO, John S. Early, MD & J. Speight Grimes, MD & Andrew M. Ebert, MD|
|1:15 PM||1:30 PM||Paper Presentations|
|1:30 PM||2:30 PM||17th Annual Resident Quiz Bowl – (teams sign up – click here)|
|Kyle F. Dickson, MD|
Friday, February 1 | 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
|B. Christian Balldin, MD – Moderator|
|Omer A. Ilahi, MD||MPFL Repair Versus Reconstruction|
|Clay W. Nuelle, MD||Arthroscopic Proximal Hamstring Repair|
|Paul C. Chin, MD||Open Proximal Hamstring Repair|
|Michael C. Greaser, MD||Percutaneous Achilles Repair|
|Kevin L. Kirk, DO||Open Achilles Repair|
|Clay W. Nuelle, MD||All Inside ACL Reconstruction with Suspensory Fixation|
|Paul C. Chin, MD||Traditional ACL Reconstruction with Complete Tibial Tunnel|
Friday, February 1 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday, February 1 | 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Adam J. Bruggeman, MD – Moderator
Kenneth J. Kaminski, MD,
Anthony Brooks (CEO Azalea Orthopedics)
Vicki Sprague (AAOE)
Saturday, February 2 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
|Vinod Panchbhavi, MD – Moderator||Deltoid Ligament Rupture Needs Fixing in Ankle Fractures|
|Cory Janney, MD||Foot and Ankle Injuries in the Military|
|Kevin L. Kirk, DO||Fixing Lisfranc Injuries Is the Way to Go|
|John S. Early, MD||Fusing Lisfranc Injuries Is the Way to Go|
|J. Speight Grimes, MD||Deltoid Ligament Doesn’t Require Repair When Fixing Ankle Fractures|
|Andrew M. Ebert, MD||Deltoid Ligament Doesn’t Require Repair When Fixing Ankle Fractures|
Designed for Practice Administrators and Surgeon Leaders
This breakout session is designed for practice administrators and orthopaedic surgeons who lead their practices. The workshop will teach you:
At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be provided tools to lead their own strategic planning sessions for their orthopaedic practices.
The course is free with your annual conference registration and is led by Darren Smith of Cima Strategic Services. Darren is an expert in strategy implementation and collaboration and works with health care entities across the state.
Designed for Practice Coders, Administrators, and Surgeons
This breakout session is designed for practice coders, administrators and orthopaedic surgeons. The workshop will teach you:
The course requires a separate registration fee and is led by Margaret M. Maley, BSN, MS of Karen Zupko & Associates, Inc.
Welcome to Houston’s Living Room!
The Houston Four Seasons has been referred to as “Houston’s Living Room”. The venue provides a great atmosphere for orthopaedic surgeons and their team members to network in an enjoyable setting.
Topgolf Swing Suites
TOA has reserved the hotel’s Topgolf Swing Suites.
Both golfers and non-golfers are invited to network and enjoy this fun setting.
Friday afternoon and evening
Texas Whiskey Tasting
TOA’s Friday evening reception will feature a whiskey mixologist. Food and other drinks will be served.
Friday 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
General Sessions – TOA members can register to attend all of the Friday and Saturday general sessions (before January 7, 2019) for $95. After January 7 the price for admission is $125.
Coding Course – Friday’s coding course features a separate registration fee that includes your workbook. Orthopaedic surgeons and other members of the practice are encouraged to participate. Early bird (before January 7, 2019) is $300, after January 7 the price for admission is $340.
Non-Member Attendees – To attend either the Coding Course (Friday February 1) or General Sessions (Friday February 1 and Saturday February 2) (choose one) + Friday Night Reception … admission is $700.
To register for the meeting, click here.
Start here: 2019 Sponsor Prospectus
A/V Order Form for your Exhibitor Booth (PSAV @ Four Seasons Houston)
Sponsor Meeting Forms: W9 – TOA’s | W9 – TOF’s
General Sessions: Fri & Sat: Four Seasons Ballroom A&B | Fri Breakout: Highland | Sat Breakout: Whitney
Friday Night Networking Events: Topgolf Swing Suites and Texas Whiskey Tasting
Exhibit Hall Dates: February 1-2, 2019
Exhibit Hall Setup: 1/31/2019 5:00-10:00pm • Strike: 2/2/2019 1:30pm
Exhibit Hall: Four Seasons Ballroom Foyer, Austin & Austin Foyer
Exhibit Hall Layout: Preliminary Exhibit Layout | Preliminary Exhibit Layout w/ Pictures
Four Seasons Hotel Houston
Attn: Allison McDaniel
TOA Exhibitor • Your Company Name
1300 Lamar Street
Houston, TX 77010