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Educational Seminar for Adult Scoliosis and Other Spinal Deformities

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Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time: 6:00-8:30 PM
Location: New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, 173 Fort Washington Ave. New York, NY 10032
Rooms: Riverview Terrace
Speakers: Lawrence Lenke, MD, Ronald Lehman, MD, Peter Angevine, MD

Event Details

NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital is hosting a free information session for prospective patients and their families interested in learning more about spinal deformity treatment options. You will learn about the different surgical procedures available and receive in-depth information about all aspects of care from patient intake to recovery. This session, which is hosted by internationally renowned spine specialists Lawrence Lenke, MD, Ronald Lehman, MD, and Peter Angevine, MD, is aimed at helping to allay your fears and help you address pain and discomfort in an appropriate-for-you way. Our expertly trained physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists, and rehabilitation medicine doctors will be on-hand to answer any questions or to help schedule a future consultation. You will also get to hear from current and former patients about their personal experiences living with spinal deformities and receiving treatment at the NYP Och Spine Hospital.

The NYP Och Spine Hospital offers comprehensive spine care ranging from the treatment of common disorders to the rarest, most complex conditions. As part of New York’s #1 hospital, our doctors use an interdisciplinary approach that draws on neurosurgery, orthopedics, physiatry, pain management, and physical therapy to best support patients from diagnosis through rehabilitation.

Program Schedule

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Arrival of guests, refreshments, meet and greet

6:30 PM – 6:35 PM

Program introduction

Speaker: Dr. Larry Lenke

6:35 PM – 6:45 PM

Defining ASD incl. what are the conditions seen and symptoms produced

Speaker: Dr. Ron Lehman

6:45 PM – 6:55 PM

Non-op treatment of ASD - Physiatrist vs. PT

Speaker: Dr. Joe Solberg

6:55 PM – 7:05 PM

Surgical treatment options for ASD

Speaker: Dr. Larry Lenke

7:05 PM – 7:15 PM

Getting ready for ASD Surgery: what the patient and family/friends need to know

Speaker: Angie Smith, RN

7:15 PM – 7:25 PM

Prehab assessment and conditioning to optimize physical health heading into surgery

Speaker: LaRae Klarenbeek-Mitchell, PT

7:25 PM – 7:35 PM

What to expect during the hospital stay when undergoing ASD surgery

Speaker: Spine PA - Rick Leung

7:35 PM – 7:45 PM

Recovering from ASD surgery: How to plan and navigate this important time

Speaker: Dr. Peter Angevine

7:45 PM – 7:55 PM

Occupational Therapy and helping you get back to your everyday activities

Speaker: Maureen Cavanaugh, OT

7:55 PM – 8:05 PM

Patient Story #1 (Angevine)

8:05 PM – 8:15 PM

Patient Story #2 (Lenke)

8:15 PM – 8:35 PM

Panel Discussion (all speakers on stage to take questions from audience)

Speaker: All Speakers