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28th Annual Oscar Miller Day Symposium
The Blake Hotel, Charlotte, NC
On Friday, October 17th, the OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI) and physicians from OrthoCarolina's Foot & Ankle Institute hosted the 28th Annual Oscar Miller Day Symposium. The purpose of the day was to promote orthopedic education in the Southeast. This program was accredited for 7.0 hours of Continuing Medical Education by Charlotte AHEC.
This year the topic was "Advances in Operative and Non-Operative Treatments of Foot and Ankle Disorders." The keynote speaker was Mark Myerson, M.D., Director of the Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center, in Baltimore, MD. Additional guest faculty included: Gregory Berlet, M.D., Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center, Columbus, OH; Mark Easley, M.D., Duke University Health System, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Durham, NC; Troy Watson, M.D., Desert Orthopaedic Center, Las Vegas, NV; and Tricia Hubbard, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Kinesiology.
Attendees included 279 healthcare professionals (144 providers and 135 allied health professionals) and 52 sponsor representatives.
Please click here to view the program.
Kent Ellington, MD (left), a fifth year resident from Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC receives the Basil Boyd Resident research award from the Keynote Speaker, Mark S. Myerson, MD (right)
The name of the Basil Boyd Award recipient is engraved on the plaque and platter to commemorate the tradition of this award which began in 1985.
For a full list of the Basil Boyd Resident Research Award winners, please click here.
The OrthoCarolina Research Institute would like to thank the 2008 corporate sponsors of Oscar Miller Day for their support.
Wright Medical Technologies, Inc
dj Orthopedics; Synthes USA; Synthes Trauma; Carolinas HealthCare System
Biomet; Biomimetic Therapeutics; Depuy; Electro Medical Systems Corp; I-Flow Corporation; Gentiva Health Services; Metrolina Regional Prosthetics; Orthofix; OrthoHelix Surgical Designs, Inc.; Pfizer, Inc; Roll-A-Bout; Smith & Nephew; Southern Medical Surgical; SouthTech Orthopedics, Inc.; Zimmer; Arthrex, Inc
Oscar Miller Day Program
Session I: Forefoot
Troy S. Watson, MD – Advances in Bunion Surgery: Suture Button Correction
Gregory C. Berlet, MD – Opening Wedge Osteotomy Technique for the Advanced Bunion Deformity (pdf)
Bruce E. Cohen, MD – Hallux Rigidus: Cheilectomy vs. Fusion (pdf)
Robert B. Anderson, MD – Tricks for the Failed Hammertoe (pdf)
Mark S. Myerson, MD – Second MP Instability and Metatarsalgia (pdf)
Mark S. Myerson, MD –Key Note Address- The Current Approach to Managing Ankle Arthritis-Ankle Fusion or Ankle Replacement (pdf)
Session II: Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle
Robert Anderson, MD –Stress Fractures (pdf)
Carroll P. Jones, MD –Lisfranc Injuries (presentation not available)
W. Hodges Davis, MD –Advances in Repair of the Ruptures Achilles Tendon (pdf)
Session III: Midfoot/Hindfoot, Part I
Robert B. Anderson, MD –Managing the Cavovarus Foot (pdf)
Bruce E. Cohen, MD –New Concepts for the Adult Acquired Flatfoot (pdf)
Kent Ellington, MD – Basil Boyd Resident Award Paper: Clinical and radiographic review of hallux metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis using dome-shaped reamers and a stainless-steel dorsal plate (pdf)
Session III: Midfoot/Hindfoot, Part II
Mark E. Easley, MD –Conventional vs Computer-Assisted Subtalar Arthrodesis: A Cadaveric Study (pdf)
W. Hodges Davis, MD – Biologic Adjuncts to Bone Healing (pdf)
Troy S. Watson, MD – Insertional Achilles Disorders and Treatment
Bruce E. Cohen, MD – Minimal Incision Calcaneal Fracture Repair (pdf)
Mark S. Myerson, MD –Salvage of the Late Sequalae Calcaneus Fractures (pdf)
Jeopardy (Contestants: Mark S. Myerson, MD; W. Hodges Davis, MD; Mark E. Easley, MD) (presentation not available)
Session IV: Ankle
Mark E. Easley, MD –Ankle Sprains that Won’t Heal (pdf)
Gregory C. Berlet, MD –Cartilage Replacement: Other Options for the Talar OCL (presentation not available)
W. Hodges Davis, MD –Posterior Ankle and Subtalar Arthroscopy: Tricks to the Trade
Tricia Hubbard, PhD – Mechanical and Sensorimotor Changes in Patients with Ankle Osteoarthritis (pdf)
Carroll P. Jones, MD – Thin-wire Applications for Difficult Foot/Ankle Problems (presentation not available)