Thursday, April 5 7:30 AM

POSNA: Pediatric Spinal Deformity: Diagnosis and Management in 2017 Register

Date/Time: April 05, 2018, 7:30 AM

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) is a not-for-profit professional organization of over 1400 surgeons, physicians, and allied health members passionately dedicated to advancing musculoskeletal care for children and adolescents through education, research, quality, safety and value initiatives, advocacy, and global outreach to children in underserved areas.

This tutorial will be combined into two parts over four days. The first part will be the tutorial and consist of lectures, case discussions as well as two surgical procedures. The second part will be the 40th Annual Brandon Carrell Lectureship which will include scientific talks, case discussions and keynote talks by the visiting professor, Peter Newton, MD.  The Brandon Carrell lectureship will have two evening events and an afternoon fun activity session.

Wednesday April 4th: Tutoria

5:00-8:00 p.m.-Working dinner


Early onset scoliosis:  Charlie Johnston, MD
Halo-gravity traction: Brandon Ramo, MD
Use of the MAGEC Technology:  Amy McIntosh, MD
Bracing in AIS:  Lori Karol MD
Complications in Spine Deformity:  Steve Richards, MD
Managing Severe Spine Deformity and Staying out of Trouble:  Dan Sucato, MD
Case Discussion:  Karl Rathjen, MD

Thursday April 5th:  Tutorial

7:30 a.m. - Case Discussions: Variety of Cases
  • Live Surgery:  Live feed from the OR to the conference with audio in/out of the room
  • Two Surgical Cases: (Live feed into the conference room) Steve Richards MD; Dan Sucato MD
12:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - Afternoon activities:  Choose Golf, Yoga or Bike ride
6:00 p.m. - Evening Outdoor Barbecue


Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219


Brett Chibvongodze

Phone: 214 559-7604