Upcoming Events Agenda

Our next seminar will be held in New Orleans in conjunction with LSU Medical School February 7th, 8th and 9th. Agenda and Registration forms coming soon.

The Academy Of Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery Seminar

February 7, 2019 - February 9, 2019
25 CMEs Applied For
New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, Lousiana

Hotel Information & Reservations:
Marriott New Orleans
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Please complete the registration form below and either fax or mail your completed form.
Registration Form

3707 S. Grand Blvd, Suite A
Spokane, WA 99203

Fax: 509-624-1128

Among The Already Confirmed Speakers:

Dr. Richard Jacoby, D.P.M. Scottsdale, Arizona
Past President of the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons
Past President of Arizona Podiatry Association
Author of “Sugar Crush”

Dr. Robert Parker, D.P.M. Houston, Texas.
2013 President Co-Founder Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons
Past Examiner,Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Co_founder  Harris Country Podiatric Residency Program

Dr J. Monroe Laborde, M.D.
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedics L.S.U. Medical Scool
Director of Foot Surgery L.S.U Health Services Center
Former President American Diabetes Association New Orleans Leadership Council
Innovator of the year By City Business Magazine 2008 

Dr. Barry H. Block D.P.M., JD
Editor-in-Chief of Podiatry Management Magazine and the publisher of PM News. 
Admitted attorney in both Federal and New York State courts. 
President Emertus of the American Board of Podiatric Public Health  
Executive Director of the American Podiatric Medical Writers Association.

Dr. Michael G Warshaw, D.P.M.
Nationally known coding expert and lecturer.

Dr. Lawrence Kobak, D.P.M., JD
Past president of the AMIFAS   
Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Ambulatory Division,
Diplomate of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians,
Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, and 
Diplomate of the American Institute of Foot Medicine. 

Dr. Burton J. Katzen, D.P.M
President of the AMIFAS
President of TUSPM Alumni Association
Fellow, Academy of Ambulatory Foot and Ankle Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery Academy of Ambulatory Foot and Ankle Surgery
Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Ambulatory Division

Sheldon H. Nadal, D.P.M. Toronto, Ontario
Former director, Ontario Podiatry Association.
Former Director Director of Canadian division of Internatio nal Society of Podiatric Laser Surgery.
Past President, AMIFAS
Board Certified  American Institute of Foot Medicine. 
Professor of Surgery  Academy of Ambulatory Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Contributing Author – Numerous books and publications

Dr. Edward A. Behmer, D.P.M. Huntsville Alabama
Vice President AMIFAS
Developer of “Behmer Bunion”

Dr. Alireza Khosroabadi, D.P.M
Fellowship at the Rubin institute for Advanced Orthopedics / International Center for Limb Lengthening at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland 
Fibular Hemimela, Manifestation In Foot and Ankle, A New Classification (poster ACFAS 2006).
De-Syndactilization With Mini External Fixator ,Without The Use Of Skin Graft.
Talo-calcaneal osteotomy (U-osteotomy), indication and technique
Ponseti method of Clubfoot treatment. 

Among Topics to be covered:


  • Lower extremity anesthesia techniques
  • MIS procedures for hammertoe, bone spurs, metatarsals, tailors bunions, heel spurs and haglunds deformity
  • MIS flatfoot and Charcot procedures
  • MIS procedures for nerve entrapments
  • MIS Achilles tendon lengthening and gastroc recession
  • Regenerative medicine and the use of stem cells
  • Tendon balancing procedures for diabetic foot ulcers, foot pain, and charcot foot
  • Lower Extremity neuological exam 
  • MIS juxta-malleolar aspiration lipectomy for “fat” ankles
  • “Battle of the Bunions” – at least 6 different hallux valgus/rigidus procedures will be discussed and demonstrated
  • Possible state and legal pitfalls that could jeapordize your licence – Dr. Barry Block
  • Coding Workshop by Dr. Michael Warshaw
  • Treatments for fungus nails you never thought of
  • Bandaging workshop


Full day cadaver lab at L.S.U. Medical School where you will be instructed by some of the best MIS surgeons in the world and be able to perform the procedures you have learned. One foot/leg per two attendees.

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