Och Spine

Stand up to Scoliosis: An Adult Patient Education Event

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: Convene 117 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036
Speakers: Lawrence Lenke, MD; Ronald Lehman, MD; Peter Angevine, MD; Zeeshan Sardar, MD

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Event Details

NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital is hosting a free education session for adult patients and their families interested in learning more about spinal deformity treatment options. You will learn about the different surgical and non-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 get to hear from former patients about their personal experiences living with spinal deformities and receiving treatment at the NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital.

About NewYork-Presbyterian 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 (Preliminary)

6:30 PM – 6:35 PM

Introduction/Welcome Remarks

Speaker: Dr. Larry Lenke

6:35 PM – 6:45 PM

Defining Scoliosis/ASD

Speaker: Dr. Ron Lehman

6:45 PM – 6:55 PM

Non-Operative Treatment for Scoliosis

Speaker: Dr. Joe Solberg

6:55 PM – 7:05 PM

Outcomes of Non-operative vs. Operative Rx for ASD

Speaker: Dr. Zeeshan Sardar

7:05 PM – 7:15 PM

Surgical Treatment Options for Scoliosis

Speaker: Dr. Larry Lenke

7:15 PM – 7:25 PM

Getting Ready for Scoliosis Surgery

Speaker: Angie Smith, RN

7:25 PM – 7:35 PM

Prehab Conditioning to Optimize Physical Health Heading into Surgery

Speaker: LaRae Klarenbeek-Mitchell/Eric Schaum

7:35 PM – 7:45 PM

Recovering from Scoliosis Surgery/Spinal Deformity Surgery

Speaker: Dr. Peter Angevine

7:45 PM – 7:55 PM

Molly – Patient Story

Speaker: Molly Meyers

7:55 PM – 8:10 PM

Patient Panel Discussion Moderated by Surgeon

Speaker: TBD

8:10 PM – 8:30 PM

Q & A