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Foot And Ankle Surgical Skills Course – Chicago, IL

October 16, 2021

Course Overview

This one-day intensive course provides opportunities for hands-on cadaveric workshops, didactic lectures, and in-depth case discussions. Our expert faculty deliver advanced instruction for common and uncommon lower extremity treatments and injuries, while showcasing and sharing their clinical experience, tips, pearls, and current treatment trends.

Target Audience

This Master’s level Foot and Ankle Course is intended for practicing orthopaedic surgeons with extensive experience treating foot and ankle injuries who are looking to learn advanced treatment options. Course content is also relevant for traumatologists or generalist interested in learning advanced treatment options for traumatic injury fracture patterns.

Course Topics

  • Ankle Fracture Fixation | Panel Discussion
  • Syndesmosis vs Deltoid Ligament | Panel Discussion
  • Midfoot Fractures & Dislocations | Panel Discussion
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Calcaneal Fractures & Osteotomies
  • Talus Fractures & Malunions
  • IM Nailing of the Fibula
  • Pilon Fractures

Course Chairman

Selene Parekh, MD, MBA

Dr. Parekh joined the North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic and Duke Orthopaedics in 2009, where he is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Co-Chief of the Foot and Ankle Division. Dr. Parekh has been integrally involved in the teaching of medical students and residents, while following his passion of creativity and new product development. A graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Parekh completed his internship and residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his fellowship in foot and ankle surgery under the direction of some of the leading global authorities at the University of Pennsylvania.

Course Faculty

  • Milap Patel, DO – Northwestern University
  • Steven Herbst, MD – Central Indiana Orthopaedic
  • Richard Marks, MD, FACS, FAOA – Southeastern Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine


InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
505 N Michigan Ave,
Chicago, IL 60611


October 16, 2021
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Natalie Zuniga


MERCI (Medical Education and Research Center of Illinois)
1500 West Higgins Road
Park Ridge, IL 60068 United States
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