Sunrise over the marsh at Kiawah.

2020 MUSC Health Spine Conference Schedule


April 17, 2020

1:00 to 2:00
Exhibitor Setup Time/Registration

2:00 to 2:05
Opening Remarks
John Glaser, M.D.

2:05 to 2:35
The Invention Process: Bringing a New Idea to Life (no CME Credit)
Bruce Frankel, M.D.

2:35 to 3:05
SI Bone: Bringing a New Product to Patients
John Glaser, M.D.

3:05 to 3:25
Break/Exhibitor Time/Refreshments

3:25 to 3:55
Artificial Disc Replacement and Technology that enhances Spine Motion Preservation
Barton Sachs, M.D.

3:55 to 4:25
Evolution of Osteotomies
Charlie Reitman, M.D.

4:25 to 4:40
MRI Advances in Spinal Imaging
Russ Chapin, M.D.

4:40 to 4:55
Update on Spinal Cord Stimulation
M. Gabe Hillegass, III, M.D.

4:55 to 5:00
Closing Remarks
John Glaser, M.D.

6:00 to 8:00
Reception: Turtle Point Clubhouse
1 Turtle Point Lane, Kiawah Island, South Carolina

April 18, 2020

7:00 to 8:00
Registration/Sign-In/Breakfast/Exhibitor Time

8:00 to 8:05
John Glaser, M.D.

8:05 to 8:40
Medicare for All
David Keely, M.D.; Physicians for a National Health Program

8:40 to 9:15
Surgery in a Government-Run Facility
Mark Lockett, M.D.; Chief of Surgery Charleston VA

9:15 to 9:50
Improving Provider-Payer Partnerships to Assure Appropriate Care
Shawn Stinson, M.D.; BCBS

9:50 to 10:05
Break/Exhibitor Time/Refreshments

10:05 to 10:40
Update on Communicating IOM Data in the OR
Jessica Barley, Ph.D, CNIM; Bruce Frankel, M.D.

10:40 to 11:15
ERAS in Spine
Samuel Blacker, M.D., FASA, Assistant Professor Anesthesiology, UNC Chapel Hill

11:15 to 11:55
Updates on Nonoperative Management of Back Pain

  • 20 min. Evolution of Managing the Spine from the PT Perspective
    Dana Meadows
  • 20 min. Current Concepts in Eval and Treatment of SIJ
    David O’Brien, M.D.

11:55 to 12:05
Break/Exhibitor Time/Refreshments

12:05 to 12:30
Opiates and LBP 1999 vs 2019
David Semenoff, M.D.

12:30 to 12:55
Panel on Opiate Crisis
David Semenoff, M.D.; Mark Lockett, M.D.; Shawn Stinson, M.D.; Meron Selassie, M.D.

12:55 to 1:00
Closing Remarks
John Glaser, M.D.