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FRM F003 - Pathology and Procedures of the Aging Hand

Ticket required for admission, no tuition fee. Ticket holds seat for only 15 minutes after the official start time.


Date: Thursday, August 16

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 202

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Emily J. Fisher, MD, FAAD


  • Dee Anna Glaser, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Joseph Sobanko, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Describe the most common benign and malignant tumors of the hand
  • Compare different surgical techniques of the hand and choose the most appropriate
  • Analyze the signs of aging of the hand and summarize techniques for improvement

This session will begin by detailing the most common benign and malignant tumors of the hand including descriptions of clinical presentation, pathology and treatment guidelines. Following this, the session will turn towards reviewing techniques for various surgical procedures of the hand including proper anesthesia techniques, repairs and post-operative care. The session will conclude with a detailed discussion on evaluating visible signs of aging specific to the hand and describing cosmetic treatments available to improve these.


Thursday, August 16
10:00 AMBenign and Maligant Tumors of the Hand / Dr. Sobanko
10:40 AMCutaneous Surgery on the Hand / Dr. Fisher
11:20 AMEvaluating and treating the signs of aging on the hand / Dr. Glaser