Live Events

Pancreas Care Updates 2020

12.01.20
1:00 PM EST
FREE
Pancreas Care Updates 2020

During our event, course directors Dr. Maisam A. Abu-El-Haija, MD; Jaimie D. Nathan, MD; will lead a panel of celebrated faculty to provide an overview of updates in pancreas care and answer questions in real-time.

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Description

The Pancreas Care Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital provides focused, multidisciplinary care for children with pancreatic disorders. Our team is led by pediatric gastroenterologists and pediatric surgeons and also includes physicians from the pain management, endocrinology, oncology, and radiology departments. These experts work closely with the center’s genetics counselors, pain psychologists, dietitians, nurses and social workers to address patient needs.

Directors & Faculty

Directors

Maisam Abu-El-Haija, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Abu-El-Haija is a pediatric Gastroenterologist, faculty at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati. She is the Medical Director of the Pancreas Care Center, a unique pediatric center dedicated to the care of children with pancreatic disorders. Dr. Abu-El-Haija is the Principle Investigator on multiple studies in pancreatic disorders in children, including the pancreatits registry in Cincinnati. Her main interests are in pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, genetics and biomarker studies. 

Jaimie Nathan, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Nathan is a pediatric general, thoracic and transplant surgeon at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati.  He is the Surgical Director of the Pancreas Care Center, leading the Center’s surgical interventions for children with pancreatic disorders, including total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation (TPIAT).  He is site Principle Investigator for a multicenter collaborative prospective study of TPIAT for chronic pancreatitis and recurrent acute pancreatitis.  He is also Surgical Director of the Kidney and Intestinal Transplant Programs at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Andrew Trout, M.D.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Dr. Andrew Trout is an Assistant Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics with dual certification in Pediatric Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Trout subspecializes in abdominal imaging and is the lead radiologist for the Cincinnati Children’s multidisciplinary clinical pancreas conference. Dr. Trout has published, given national lectures, and has active research on the role secretin in imaging and assessment of the pediatric pancreas.

Tom Lin, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Tom K. Lin, MD, is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center where he is the Director of Endoscopy for the Pancreas Care Center and the Co-endoscopy Director for the Division of Gastroenterology.  His clinical interests include pediatric pancreaticobiliary disorders and therapeutic endoscopy.  He completed his pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH, followed by an adult advanced endoscopy fellowship in ERCP at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC.  

David S. Vitale, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati OH

Dr. Vitale completed a combined adult and pediatric residency in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and initially joined the Cincinnati Children's Gastroenterology Department as a clinical fellow in 2015. He went on to complete an adult advanced endoscopy fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was trained in the care of patients with complex pancreas, biliary and other gastrointestinal disease. His training included endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), among other advanced techniques. As a member of the Pancreas Care Center, Dr. Vitale utilizes these advanced techniques and training in the care of children with pancreatitis, biliary disease and other gastrointestinal disease requiring endotherapy.


Additional Faculty

Todd Ponsky, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Akron Children's Hospital, Ohio

Director, Clinical Growth and Transformation; Pediatric Surgeon, Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati

Agenda

1:00 pm - 1:05 pm
Openning Remarks
Maisam Abu-El-Haija, MD
Jaimie Nathan, MD
1:05 pm - 1:45 pm
Updates in medical management of chronic pancreatitis
Maisam Abu-El-Haija, MD
Jaimie Nathan, MD
Andrew Trout, M.D.
Tom Lin, MD
David S. Vitale, MD
1:45 pm - 1:50 pm
Break
1:50 pm - 2:30 pm
The role of ERCP and EUS in chronic pancreatitis
Maisam Abu-El-Haija, MD
Jaimie Nathan, MD
Andrew Trout, M.D.
Tom Lin, MD
David S. Vitale, MD
2:30 pm - 2:35 pm
Break
2:35 pm - 3:15 pm
Total pancreatectomy with Islet autotransplantation in children
Maisam Abu-El-Haija, MD
Jaimie Nathan, MD
Andrew Trout, M.D.
Tom Lin, MD
David S. Vitale, MD