AGENDA

Thursday Friday Saturday


Thursday, February 25, 2021

2:00 - 3:30 PM
Registration and Welcome Reception
3:30 - 3:45 PM
Welcome and Introduction
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
3:45 - 4:00 PM
Get Ready for AWR: Preop Optimization Steps You Must Take to Optimize Outcomes
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
4:00 - 4:15 PM
Finding Hernia: Understanding Abdominal Wall Imaging
Eric M. Pauli, MD, FACS, FASGE
4:15 - 4:30 PM
Preventing Seromas and Wound Complications
Jeffrey Janis, MD, FACS
4:30 - 4:50 PM
Laparoscopic and Robotic IPOM
Sean Orenstein, MD, FACS
4:50 - 5:10 PM
Robotic Pre-Peritoneal Repair (rTAPP)
Conrad Ballecer, MD, FACS
5:10 - 5:30 PM
Laparoscopic Extraperitoneal Retrorectus Repair
Victor Radu, MD, PhD
5:30 - 5:50 PM
Robotic Extraperitoneal Retrorectus Repair
Igor Belyansky, MD, FACS
5:50 - 6:10 PM
Laparoscopic Subcutaneous Onlay Repair
Flavio Malcher, MD, MSc, FACS
6:10 - 6:30 PM
Umbilicals: The Trials and Tribulations of Surgical Decision Making
Omar Ghanem, MD
6:30 - 6:50 PM
Diastasis Recti and Panniculectomy
Antonio Espinosa de los Monteros, MD
6:50 - 7:30 PM
Panel Discussion
Conrad Ballecer, Igor Belyansky, Antonio Espinosa de los Monteros, Omar Ghanem, Jeffrey Janis, Flavio Malcher, Sean Orenstein, Eric M. Pauli
and Victor Radu
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
7:30 - 7:30 PM
Adjourn

Friday, February 26, 2021

5:15 - 6:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast
6:00 - 6:10 AM
Session Introduction / Defining the Clinical Challenge
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
6:10 - 6:30 AM
Open Anterior Component Separation
Jeffrey Janis, MD, FACS
6:30 - 6:50 AM
Endoscopic Anterior Component Separation
Lars Jorgensen, MD, DrMSc, FACS
6:50 - 7:10 AM
Robotic Anterior Component Separation
Flavio Malcher, MD, MSc, FACS
7:10 - 7:30 AM
Open Posterior Component Separation - TAR
Sean Orenstein, MD, FACS
7:30 - 7:50 AM
Robotic TAR
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
7:50 - 8:10 AM
Open Parastomal Hernia Repair
Eric M. Pauli, MD, FACS, FASGE
8:10 - 8:30 AM
Minimally-Invasive Parastomal Repair
Vedra A Augenstein, MD, FACS
8:30 - 8:50 AM
Peritoneal Flap Hernioplasty
Agneta Montgomery, MD
8:50 - 9:10 AM
Open Flank Hernia Repair
Heidi Miller, MD
9:10 - 9:30 AM
Robot-Assisted Flank Repairs
Igor Belyansky, MD, FACS
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Panel Discussion
Vedra A Augenstein, Igor Belyansky, Jeffrey Janis, Lars Jorgensen, Flavio Malcher, Heidi Miller, Agneta Montgomery, Sean Orenstein, and Eric M. Pauli
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
10:00 - 10:00 AM
Adjourn
4:00 - 4:10 PM
Session Introduction / Defining the Clinical Challange
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
4:10 - 4:30 PM
Mesh Review: Where are we in 2021
Sean Orenstein, MD, FACS
4:30 - 4:45 PM
Abdominal Wall changes after AWR
Jorge Daes, MD, FACS
4:45 - 5:00 PM
Morbidity and Mortality: My Own Complications
Vedra A Augenstein, MD, FACS
5:00 - 5:15 PM
Morbidity and Mortality: My Own Complications
Igor Belyansky, MD, FACS
5:15 - 5:30 PM
Morbidity and Mortality: My Own Complications
Flavio Malcher, MD, MSc, FACS
5:30 - 5:45 PM
Morbidity and Mortality: My Own Complications
Lars Jorgensen, MD, DrMSc, FACS
5:45 - 6:00 PM
Morbidity and Mortality: My Own Complications
Jeffrey Janis, MD, FACS
6:00 - 6:15 PM
Morbidity and Mortality: My Own Complications
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
6:15 - 6:30 PM
Morbidity and Mortality: My Own Complications
Antonio Espinosa de los Monteros, MD
6:30 - 6:45 PM
Morbidity and Mortality: My Own Complications
Conrad Ballecer, MD, FACS
6:45 - 7:00 PM
Morbidity and Mortality: My Own Complications
Eric M. Pauli, MD, FACS, FASGE
7:00 - 7:30 PM
Panel Discussion
Vedra A Augenstein, Conrad Ballecer, Igor Belyansky, Jorge Daes , Antonio Espinosa de los Monteros, Jeffrey Janis, Lars Jorgensen, Flavio Malcher, Sean Orenstein and Eric M. Pauli
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
7:30 - 7:30 PM
Adjourn
8:00 - 10:00 PM
Cocktail Reception

Saturday, February 27, 2021

5:15 - 6:00 AM
Breakfast
6:00 - 6:10 AM
Session Introduction / Defining the Clinical Challenge
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
6:10 - 6:25 AM
Groin Exam: A to Z
Brian Jacob, MD, FACS
6:25 - 6:40 AM
In-office Ultrasound for Groin Surgeons
Dina Podolsky, MD
6:40 - 7:00 AM
Lichtenstein Repair
David Chen, MD, FACS
7:00 - 7:20 AM
Shouldice Repair
Andreas Koch, MD, FACS
7:20 - 7:45 AM
Posterior Anatomy of the Groin and Robotic TAPP Inguinal Repair
David Lourie, MD, FACS, FASMBS
7:45 - 8:00 AM
Lap TAPP Inguinal Repair
Victor Radu, MD, PhD
8:00 - 8:15 AM
Laparoscopic TEP Inguinal Repair
Agneta Montgomery, MD
8:15 - 8:30 AM
Laparoscopic eTEP Inguinal Repair
Jorge Daes, MD, FACS
8:30 - 8:50 AM
Robotics for Challenging Groin Scenarios
Igor Belyansky, MD, FACS
8:50 - 9:10 AM
Groin Pain After Surgery: Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Management
David Chen, MD, FACS
9:10 - 9:30 AM
Athletic Pubalgia: My Management Strategies
L. Michael Brunt, MD
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Panel Discussion
Igor Belyansky, L. Michael Brunt, David Chen, Jorge Daes, Brian Jacob, Andreas Koch, David Lourie, Dina Podolsky, Victor Radu and Agneta Montgomery
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
10:00 - 10:00 AM
Adjourn
4:00 - 4:10 PM
Session Introduction / Defining the Clinical Challenge
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
4:10 - 4:30 PM
How Can Internet and Social Media Help Me and My Practice?
Brian Jacob, MD, FACS
4:30 - 4:50 PM
AWR with Concomitant GI Surgery
Heidi Miller, MD
4:50 - 5:10 PM
Botox in AWR
Antonio Espinosa de los Monteros, MD
5:10 - 5:30 PM
Preoperative Pneumoperitoneum: When and How I do it
Flavio Malcher, MD, MSc, FACS
5:30 - 5:50 PM
Surgery in Women of Childbearing Age
Dina Podolsky, MD
5:50 - 6:10 PM
Hernia Management in the Pregnant Patient - An OB/GYN Perspective
Jaimey M. Pauli, MD, FACOG
6:10 - 6:30 PM
Major Soft Tissue Challenges: Plastic Surgeon Tips for General Surgeons
Jeffrey Janis, MD, FACS
6:30 - 7:50 PM
Stump The Professor Panel
Vedra A Augenstein, Conrad Ballecer, Igor Belyansky, David Chen, Jorge Daes, Brian Jacob, Jeffrey Janis, Lars Jorgensen, Flavio Malcher, Heidi Miller, Agneta Montgomery, Sean Orenstein, and Eric M. Pauli
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
7:50 - 8:00 PM
Closing Comments
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
8:00 - 8:00 PM
Adjourn