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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 Street, Phoenix,85020

PROGRAM

5:30 – 6:00 Registration

5:30 – 6:00 Cocktail & Greetings Reception on the Patio

6:00 – 9:30 Retina Program

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 Rahul K. Reddy, M.D., MHS
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 Reda Issa, M.D.
8:05 – 8:20 Retinal Disease Case Presentations Rahul K. Reddy, M.D., MHS
8:20 – 8:35 Retinal Gene Therapy for Inherited Retinal Diseases Benjamin Bakall, M.D., PhD
8:35 – 8:50 Diabetic Retinopathy – An Explanation of Theories and Pathophysiology of Treatment Choices Henry M. Kwong Jr., M.D.
8:50 – 9:05 Retinal Manifestations of Systemic Disease Kendra A. Klein, M.D.
9:05 – 9:20 Questions & Answers Rahul K. Reddy, M.D., MHS, Panel Facilitator
9:20 – 9:30 Closing Remarks Alan J. Gordon, M.D.

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. Shephard 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 W. 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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