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    • 6 Oct 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Cloister on Sea Island
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    The Cloister on Sea Island

    100 Cloister Drive

    Sea Island, GA 31561

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    Agenda

    8:30 AM Light Breakfast/Refreshments
    9:00 AM

    Greg Kolovich, M.D., Savannah GSSH President - Welcome and Introduction

    9:10 AM

    Waldo Floyd, M.D., Macon - Tendon Transfers of the Hand & Forearm

    10:00 AM

    Amir Razavi, M.D., Atlanta - Upper Extremity Crotalid Envenomation, a Review of Incidence and Recent Trends in Management of Snakebites.

    10:20 AM

    Michael Gottschalk, M.D., Atlanta - CrossFit: Healthy or Harmful for the Upper Extremity?

    10:40 AM Break
    10:50 AM

    GSSH By Laws - Greg Kolovich, M.D., Savannah & J. Wendell Duncan, M.D., Augusta

    11:00 AM

    Travis Farmer, M.D., Savannah - Trigger Finger: When it’s Not

    11:20 AM

    Michael Gottschalk, M.D., Atlanta - Preoperative Depression and Anxiety Predict Increased Risk of Complications in CMC Arthroplasty

    11:40 AM

    Waldo Floyd, M.D., Macon - Microvascular Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity

    12:30 AM

    Closing Remarks - Greg Kolovich, M.D., Savannah & John Dalton IV, M.D., Atlanta

    12:40 PM Adjourn



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    About Dr. Donald H. Lalonde, MD, BSc, MSc, FRCSC

    Professor of Surgery Dalhousie University Saint John Canada

    Past President of the Canadian Society for Surgery of the Hand

    Past Chairman of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

    Past President of the American Association for Hand surgeryPast President of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons

    Honorary member of the American Society of Hand Therapy

    Over 150 papers and 30 book chapters

    Editor of the Wide Awake Hand Surgery book Thieme Pub New York first edition 2016, second edition 2021

    Dr. Lalonde is a professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Dalhousie University in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. In 2009, he became the first Canadian plastic surgeon to be elected to chair the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is also a Past President of the American Association for Hand Surgery, Past President of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, and Past Chairman of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) specialty committee of Plastic Surgery and the examination board in Plastic Surgery.

    Dr. Lalonde has shared his expertise around the globe. He has been an invited visiting professor more than 35 times in Canada and the US and has been an invited speaker to more than 200 international presentations. He was an invited speaker at the 2015 ASHT annual meeting in Denver, at which time he was also made an honorary member of ASHT. He has more than 100 peer reviewed journal publications and 10 book chapters, and he is currently the Continuing Medical Education/Maintenance of Certification section editor for the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This past December he published Wide Awake Hand Surgery, a surgeon’s (and therapist’s) guide to Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet surgical technique, or WALANT.

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President: Dr. Gregory Kolovich
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Treasurer: Dr. John Dalton
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