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Plan on attending!

Join us for a full day and
earn CME credit at the
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
at Eisenhower
Rancho Mirage, California
Saturday, March 15, 2014
8:00 AM – 3:45 PM

program chairs

Alfred C. Shen, MD

Aurora Benson, DO

registration fees

Physicians: $95

Nursing and Allied Health: $50

Residents/Fellows: $25

Program Agenda

Saturday, March 15, 2014

7:30 AM — 8:00 AM   On-Site Registration / Breakfast
8:00 AM   Program Chairs Welcome Remarks
Alfred C. Shen, MD
Aurora Benson, DO

Session 1 (Morning)

Moderator: Farhad M. Limonadi, MD

8:05 AM — 8:30 AM   Differential Diagnosis of Neck Pain
Ali Tahmouresie, MD, FAANS
Department of Neurosurgery, Desert Spine and Neuroscience Institute
Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute
8:35 AM — 9:00 AM   Common Orthopedic Challenges for Practitioners
Ronald S. Levey, MD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Desert Spine and Neuroscience Institute
Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute
9:05 AM — 9:30 AM   Peripheral Neuropathy
Indermohan Luthra, MD
Neurology, Eisenhower Medical Center
Desert Spine and Neuroscience Institute
9:35 AM — 9:50 AM   Panel Discussion
9:55 AM — 10:25 AM Break

Moderator: Farhad M. Limonadi, MD

10:30 AM — 10:55 AM   Case Discussion: Tumor Case Studies
Farhad M. Limonadi, MD, FAANS
Neurosurgery, Desert Spine and Neuroscience Institute
Chairman, Brain Tumor Board, Eisenhower Medical Center
Director, Neurological Surgery, Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute
11:00 AM — 11:25 AM   Case Discussion: Cervical Case Studies
Alfred C. Shen, MD, FAANS
Neurosurgery, Desert Spine and Neuroscience Institute
Director, Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute
11:30 AM — 11:55 AM   Case Discussion: Deformity Correction Case Studies
Shahin Etebar, MD, FAANS, Maj, Air Force
Neurosurgery, Desert Spine and Neuroscience Institute
Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute
12:00 PM — 12:15 PM Panel Discussion
12:20 PM — 1:20 PM Lunch

Session 2 (Afternoon)

Moderator: Shahin Etebar, MD, FAANS, Maj, Air Force

1:25 PM — 1:50 PM Reversal of Anti-Platelet Drugs
Amy Law, MD
Hematology/Oncology
Eisenhower Medical Center
1:55 PM — 2:20 PM Central Mechanisms of Chronic Pain
Tobias Moeller-Bertram, MD
Anesthesiology/Pain Management
Desert Clinic Pain and Wellness
2:25 PM — 2:50 PM Update on Stroke
Bishoy Labib, MD
Neurology, Desert Spine and Neuroscience Institute
Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute
2:55 PM — 3:20 PM Neuro-Interventional Radiology
M. James Cohn, MD
Radiology Department
Eisenhower Medical Center
3:25 PM — 3:40 PM Panel Discussion
3:45 PM Adjourn

 

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