Tuesday, May 1

7:00 am - 9:00 am

211 Shoulder vs. Spine: Differentiating Shoulder and Cervical Spine Pathology

Fee: $100
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $100
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Brian R. Subach, MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Nathaniel P. Brooks, MD, FAANS; James P. Burke, MD, PhD, FAANS; Michael Louis Smith, MD, FAANS; Timothy F. Witham, MD, FAANS

Differentiation between shoulder or spinal pathology, or a combination of the two, is critical for optimal patient care. This course will familiarize neurosurgeons with intrinsic shoulder pathology that may mimic radiculopathy or other cervical spine disorders, and review uncommon radiculopathies, facet syndromes and other spinal pathology presenting as shoulder pain. Faculty will include a neurosurgical spine surgeon, an orthopaedic spine surgeon and an orthopaedic shoulder specialist.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to: