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Session Information

FRM F107 - Medical and Surgical Management of Nail Disorders

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Monday, March 04

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Palm Ballroom 4

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Phoebe Rich, MD, FAAD


  • Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Boni E. Elewski, MD, FAAD
  • Julie Jefferson, MD
  • Bianca Maria Piraccini, MD - Handout
  • Bertrand Richert, MD, PhD
  • Demetrios G. Rigopoulos, MD
  • Adam Rubin, MD, FAAD
  • Richard K. Scher, MD, FAAD
  • Avner Shemer, MD - Handout
  • Antonella Tosti, MD - Handout

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

  • Recognize and treat an array of medical nail problems including onychomycosis, nail psoriasis, pediatric nail diseases and much more.
  • Perform basic nail surgical procedures and know when advanced surgical techniques are indicated.

This forum will address the management of a variety of nail problems through cases from the files of world experts in nail diseases. This fast paced program will provide practical tips on management of a wide range of medical and surgical nail problems. Expect to hear nail pearls galore.


Monday, March 04
10:00 AMThe spectrum of onychomycosis: diagnosis and treatment / Dr. Elewski
10:10 AMStrategies for managing nail psoriasis / Dr. Rigopoulos
10:20 AMManaging pediatric nail problems / Dr. Piraccini
10:30 AMThe disappearing nail bed / Dr. Jefferson
10:40 AMExternally caused nail problems / Dr. Tosti
10:50 AMQuestions and Answers / Dr. Rich
11:00 AMNail Infections Beyond Fungus / Dr. Scher
11:10 AMNail cosmetics and esthetics / Dr. Draelos
11:20 AMThe painful nail: diagnosis and management / Dr. Shemer
11:30 AMControversies in Nail Surgery / Dr. Rubin
11:40 AMDiagnosing and treating nail tumors / Dr. Richert
11:50 AMQuestions and Answers / Dr. Rich