The Cloister on Sea Island
100 Cloister Drive
Sea Island, GA 31561
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Greg Kolovich, M.D., Savannah GSSH President - Welcome and Introduction
Waldo Floyd, M.D., Macon - Tendon Transfers of the Hand & Forearm
Amir Razavi, M.D., Atlanta - Upper Extremity Crotalid Envenomation, a Review of Incidence and Recent Trends in Management of Snakebites.
Michael Gottschalk, M.D., Atlanta - CrossFit: Healthy or Harmful for the Upper Extremity?
GSSH By Laws - Greg Kolovich, M.D., Savannah & J. Wendell Duncan, M.D., Augusta
Travis Farmer, M.D., Savannah - Trigger Finger: When it’s Not
Michael Gottschalk, M.D., Atlanta - Preoperative Depression and Anxiety Predict Increased Risk of Complications in CMC Arthroplasty
Waldo Floyd, M.D., Macon - Microvascular Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity
Closing Remarks - Greg Kolovich, M.D., Savannah & John Dalton IV, M.D., Atlanta
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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.