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9TH ANNUAL PEDIATRIC SURGERY UPDATE COURSE

8.27.21
9:00 AM EDT
FREE
9TH ANNUAL PEDIATRIC SURGERY UPDATE COURSE

This full day symposium was designed to give an annual update of the contemporary management of common problems in pediatric surgery. This course highlights what's new in pediatric surgery that you NEED TO KNOW!


Faculty

Faculty

Mac Harmon, MD
Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo New York

Mac Harmon, MD, PhD is Surgeon in Chief and Medical Director of Pediatric General & Thoracic Surgery at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, Chief of Surgery for Kaleida Health, the John E. Fisher Professor of Surgery and the Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, Program Director of the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program, and Director of the Pediatric Surgery Research Laboratory.

George Holcomb, MD
Children’s Mercy, Kansas City

Whit Holcomb is professor emeritus at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

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

Shawn St. Peter, MD
Children's Mercy, Kansas City MO

Shawn D. St. Peter, MD, has been on staff in the Department of Surgery at Children’s Mercy Kansas City since 2006. He is currently Senior Vice President, the Surgeon-in-Chief, and the Associate Program Director of the Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program at Children's Mercy, where he is also the Director of the Center for Prospective Trials. He holds the Thomas Holder and Keith Ashcraft Endowed Chair of Surgical Research.

Mark Wulkan, MD, FAAP
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta GA

Akron Children's Hospital Bruce F. Rothmann, M.D. Chair in Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Wulkan is a pioneer in pediatric advanced minimally invasive surgery with a strong interest in neonatal and thoracic lesions. After initiating the Minimally Invasive Surgery Center at Children’s in 2003, he oversaw its growth into one of the most high volume pediatric minimally invasive programs in the country. Additionally, he performed Children’s first lap-band procedure to treat adolescent obesity in 2007, was one of the first surgeons in Georgia to perform single-site incision surgery on pediatric patients for routine surgeries in 2009, and performed the first laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for adolescent obesity in the Southeast in 2010.

Daniel von Allmen, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Dr. von Allmen is the Senior Vice President of Surgical Services and Surgeon-in-Chief at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. von Allmen holds the Lester W. Martin Chair of Pediatric Surgery. His special clinical interests include pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal disorders, surgical innovation and surgical robotics. He has been a long term participant in the Surgical Section of the Children's Oncology group, the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group.

Agenda

9:00 am - 3:30 pm
TBA