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FRM F019 - Medical and Surgical Management of Nail Disorders

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 21

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Mile High Ballroom 2B

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Phoebe Rich, MD, FAAD

  • Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Boni E. Elewski, MD, FAAD
  • Eckart Haneke, MD
  • Nathaniel J. Jellinek, MD, FAAD
  • Bianca Maria Piraccini, MD - Handout
  • Bertrand Richert, MD, PhD
  • Demetrios G. Rigopoulos, MD
  • 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.

The 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.


Friday, March 21
1:00 PMThe spectrum of onychomycosis: diagnosis and treatment / Dr. Elewski
1:10 PMStrategies for managing nail psoriasis / Dr. Rigopoulos
1:20 PMDealing with Melanonychia / Dr. Haneke
1:30 PMManaging pediatric nail problems / Dr. Piraccini
1:40 PMExternally caused nail problems / Dr. Tosti
1:50 PMQuestions and Answers / Dr. Rich
2:00 PMNail infections beyond fungus / Dr. Scher
2:10 PMNail cosmetics and esthetics / Dr. Draelos
2:20 PMThe painful nail: diagnosis and management / Dr. Shemer
2:30 PMControversies in nail surgery / Dr. Jellinek
2:40 PMDiagnosing and treating nail tumors / Dr. Richert
2:50 PMQuestions and answers / Dr. Rich