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SYM S042 - Wounds & Ulcers: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Monday, March 04

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room C225/226

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Tania J. Phillips, MD, FAAD


  • Richard Rox Anderson, MD, FAAD
  • Vincent Falanga, MD, FAAD
  • Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Oliver Fred Miller, III, MD, FAAD
  • Daniel D. Miller, MD, FAAD
  • Laurel Morton, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Jennifer G. Powers, MD, FAAD
  • Robert A. Weiss, MD, FAAD

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

  • Discuss venous ulcers and new therapeutic options for management
  • Recognize and treat diabetic foot ulcers
  • Discuss the role of lasers in wound management

This session will cover practical management of wounds commonly seen in dermatologic practice. New approaches to wound management including advances in dressings and skin substitutes, endovenous laser ablation for venous disease, and stem cell therapy will be discussed.


Monday, March 04
9:00 AMIntroduction / Dr. Phillips
9:05 AMVenous Leg Ulcers; Diagnosis and Management / Dr. Kirsner
9:30 AMLaser Treatments for Venous disease / Dr. Weiss
9:55 AMDiagnosis and Management of Diabetic foot ulcers / Dr. Miller
10:20 AMVasculitis and Vasculopathic Ulcers / Dr. Miller
10:45 AMABCs of wound dressings / Dr. Powers and Dr. Morton
11:10 AMWhat's new: Exciting developments in Lasers and wound healing / Dr. Anderson
11:35 AMStem cell therapy: the magic bullet for difficult wounds? / Dr. Falanga