Ankle Arthritis Virtual Symposium - OnDemand

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    • Non-Member Education - $280
    • Member - $225
    • Resident - $95
    • Student - $95

This course is designed to provide a complete overview of ankle arthritis, from causes and conservative treatment options through ankle fusion and ankle arthroplasty. Other topics will include orthobiologic use, ancillary procedures and emerging technologies which can help supplement the procedures to achieve optimal outcomes.

Learning Objectives

-identify types and causes of ankle arthritis
-be able to describe approaches to the ankle for fusion and replacement as well as risks and benefits of those incisions/approaches
-identify absolute contraindications to ankle fusion and replacement
-identify relative contraindications as risks/benefits to fusion vs replacement based on those parameters.


Ryan L. McMillen, DPM, FACFAS

Financial Disclosures: Consultant, advisor or speaker for Stryker, Med Shape, and Restor3D and is a JFAS Trauma Reviewer.

Jennifer C. Van, DPM FACFAS

Financial Disclosures: Holds financial interest with BoardsBlast.

Melissa M. Galli, DPM, FACFAS

Patrick R. Burns, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Burns graduated Summa cum laude in 2000 from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and is the recent recipient of "Alumnus of the Year" from his alma mater. Dr. Burns then spent nearly 20 years at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery where he helped build the resident and fellow training program based there. Dr. Burns has recently moved to West Virginia University, joining the foot and ankle surgery team with plans to start a new residency program for the WVU system. Dr. Burns actively writes and lectures regularly regarding foot and ankle reconstructive surgery and is an AO faculty member helping train fixation techniques. His interests include complex salvage and revision surgery including Charcot neuroarthropathy, as well as total joint and patient specific technology. 

Ryan T. Scott, DPM, FACFAS

Fellowship Director: The CORE Institute Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Fellowship

The CORE Institute

Ryan T. Scott, DPM FACFAS is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon, specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy of the foot and ankle, extensive reconstruction of the forefoot and hindfoot, primary and revision total ankle replacement, minimally invasive surgery, and trauma. Dr. Scott is board certified in both foot surgery and hindfoot/ankle surgery.  Dr. Scott functions as the Fellowship Director for The CORE Foot and Ankle Advanced Reconstruction Fellowship in Phoenix, AZ.

Dr. Scott completed his fellowship at the Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center in Ohio, where he received comprehensive foot and ankle training. Prior to his fellowship, he completed his surgical residency at the Detroit Medical Center / Wayne State University in Michigan.
Dr. Scott received his medical degree from Des Moines University and obtained his Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Dayton in Ohio. 

Additionally, Dr. Scott has helped advance the profession through numerous book chapters, publications, and nationally attended lectures within the field of foot and ankle surgery.  Dr. Scott is also an active member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) and lectures and teaches other colleagues within the field while serving on peer appointed committees.

Financial Disclosures: Consultant, advisor or speaker for Artelon, Medline, Parcus, Trice, and Stryker/Wright Medical, owns intellectual property rights with Artelon and Medline, and receives grant/research funding from Zimmer Biomet.


Ankle Arthritis Virtual Symposium - Recording
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Ankle Arthritis Symposium OnDemand - Quiz
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  5/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  5/5 points to pass
4.50 CECH credits  |  Certificate available
4.50 CECH credits  |  Certificate available Please download and save/print a copy of this certificate as proof of your attendance to the live online symposium that took place on November 18, 2023.