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2019 RETINA SYMPOSIUM

Earn 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
General Ophthalmologists Program (Licensed in Arizona)
RSVP BY: April 1st 2019 to Michelle Kelly, michellek@associatedretina.com

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Time: 5:30pm- 9:30pm (Complimentary Dinner Included)
Place: Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort | 7677 N 16th St, Phx , 85020

PROGRAM

5:30 – 6:00 Registration & Cocktail Reception | Pima (Hohokam Ballroom)

6:00 – 9:30 Retina Program | Hopi (Hohokam Ballroom)

To RSVP Contact

Michelle Kelly, Physician Liaison
Associated Retina Consultants
602-320-3112
michellek@associatedretina.com

PROGRAM

5:30 – 6:00 Registration & Reception
6:00 – 6:10 Welcome Remarks & Announcements – Dinner Served | Alan J. Gordon, M.D.
6:10 – 6:25 Updates on Retinal Detachment Treatment | Yousef J, Cruz-Inigo, M.D.
6:25 – 6:40 Retinal Vein Occlusions: CRVO and BRVO | Jaime R. Gaitan, M.D.
6:40 – 6:55 Plaquenil: Retinal Screening Guidelines | J. Shepard Bryan, M.D.
6:55 – 7:10 Update on Macular Hole Surgery 2019 | Alan J. Gordon, M.D.
7:10 – 7:25 Where the Brain and the Retina Meet (Neuroophthalmological cases that retina specialists see.) | Stephen A.M. De Souza, M.D.
7:25 – 7:40 Posterior Segment Masses, Imaging and Treatment | Matthew J. Welch, M.D.
7:40 – 7:50 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
7:50 – 8:05 Post Cataract Cystoid Macular Edema: Diagnosis and Management | Kendra A. Klein, M.D.
8:05 – 8:20 Retinal Gene Therapy for Inherited Retinal Diseases | Benjamin Bakall, M.D., PhD
8:20 – 8:35 Diabetic Retinopathy – An Explanation of Theories and Pathophysiology of Treatment Choices | Henry M. Kwong Jr., M.D.
8:35 – 8:50 Retinal Manifestations of Systemic Disease | Kendra A. Klein, M.D.
8:50 – 9:05 Case Studies – When to Refer | Rahul K. Reddy, M.D., MHS & Benjamin Bakall, M.D., PhD
9:05 – 9:20 Questions & Answers | Alan J. Gordon, M.D. , Panel Facilitator
9:20 – 9:30 Closing Remarks | Alan J. Gordon, M.D.

EXHIBITORS

ALCON

ZEISS Meditec, Inc.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Objective 1: Identify New Treatments and Techniques in Best Practice for Patient Care
Objective 2: Measure and Evaluate Treatment Options and Determine when it is Appropriate to Refer to a Retinal Specialist
Objective 3: Communicate and Review Medical Information to their Practice and Patients
Objective 4: Affect Better Patient Outcomes from Early Detection

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and Associated Retina Consultants. St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation: St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

FACULTY

Benjamin Bakall, MD, PhD

Retinal Specialist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Arizona College of Medicine

J. Shepard Bryan, MD

Retinal Specialist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Stephen A.M. De Souza, MD

Retinal Specialist

Jaime Gaitan, MD

Retinal Specialist

Alan J. Gordon, MD

Retinal Specialist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Kendra A. Klein, MD

Retinal Specialist

Henry M. Kwong, MD

Retinal Specialist

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Rahul K. Reddy, MD, MHS

Retinal Specialist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Matthew Welch, MD

Retinal Specialist
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Arizona College of Medicine

RETINAL FELLOWS

Yousef J. Cruz Inigo, MD

Reda Issa, MD

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