Annual Meeting 2021

  • 7 Oct 2021
  • 8:30 AM - 12:40 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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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


Special thanks to our sponsors


About DR. Waldo E. Floyd III

Waldo Floyd III was born at Grady Memorial Hospital. He is married to Kathy McArthur Floyd and has a son, a daughter, and two step-daughters. His son Emerson is a fifth generation medical doctor. The Floyds live on a central Georgia farm where they enjoy the woods and entertaining friends with horses and bird dogs.

Dr. Floyd graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and the trained in surgery for two years at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Next, he entered the orthopaedic residency program at Harvard Medical School where he remained four years, including six months of micro vascular research and culminating as Chief Resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital. After completion of a Hand Surgery Fellowship with pioneer hand surgeons William Littler and Richard Eaton in New York City in 1987, Dr Floyd joined the orthopaedic practice founded by his father in Macon. For many years, he was the only fellowship trained hand surgeon between Atlanta and Gainesville, FL and provided the hand coverage at a level one trauma center.

Dr. Floyd has held a variety of leadership positions. He has served on the Board of Councilors of the ASSH and has been President of the GOS and the GSSH. He was Chief of Surgery at the Medical Center of Central Georgia from 2004-2010. He is Clinical Professor of Surgery(Hand) at Mercer University School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Floyd is the author of many peer reviewed and invited publications. For over twenty years, he has been a consultant reviewer for the Journal of Hand Surgery

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President: Dr. Gregory Kolovich

Treasurer: Dr. John Dalton

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