Program Schedule

Please note, this schedule is subject to change. 

Registration will be outside of the Ocean Ballroom, which will serve as the general session room, on the third floor of the hotel. 

Thursday, January 16

6:30 am – 8:00 am Registration and Breakfast
7:00 am – 7:55 am Rotating Roundtables 
Session I: Prolapse: Improving Native Tissue Repair Outcomes
8:00 am – 8:05 am Welcome and Introductions
8:05 am – 8:30 am Extraperitoneal Uterosacral Ligament Suspension: When and How  Tristi Muir, MD
8:30 am – 9:00 am Utilization of Laparoscopy/Robotics for Native Tissue Repair – Same Concepts with Different Approaches Allison Wyman, MD
9:00 am – 9:30 am Tried and True: Mayo Technique of Native Tissue Vaginal Repair John Gebhart, MD
9:30 am – 9:50 am Recurrent Anterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse: What Now? Willy Davila, MD
9:50 am – 10:20 am Panel Discussion: Difficult POP Cases
10:20 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 11:15 am Debate: There Can be a Role for Utilization of Transvaginal Mesh Pro: Willy Davila, MD
Con: John Gebhart, MD
11:15 am – 11:45 am Hysteropexy Options: When and How Catherine Matthews, MD
11:45 am – 12:15 pm How to Best Preserve Mesh for Sacrocolpopexy Peter Rosenblatt, MD
12:15 PM – 1:15 pm Lunch Presentation: How to Eliminate the  Threat of Lawsuits, Protect Your Medical License, and Greatly Increase Your Tax Savings 
Supported by Legally Mine
Art McOmber
Session II: Complex Defecation Disorders
1:15 PM – 1:40 PM Pelvic Floor US: Utility in the Posterior Compartment? Lieschen Quiroz, MD
1:40 PM – 2:00 PM Fecal Incontinence: When is this a Surgical Problem?  Tristi Muir, MD
2:00 PM – 2:20 PM Obstructed Defecation: When is this a Surgical Problem? Catherine Matthews, MD
2:20 PM – 2:45 PM Rectovaginal Fistula Repair: Tips and Tricks Peter Rosenblatt, MD
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Break
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Panel Discussion: Difficult Case Presentation
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Teatime Talk: Bring your Problems to Us!



Friday, January 17

6:30 am – 7:30 am Registration and Breakfast
6:45 am – 7:30 am Rotating Roundtables
Session III: Urinary Incontinence: Beyond Mesh
7:35 am – 8:00 am Pelvic Floor US: How can it Help with Voiding Dysfunction Evaluation? Lieschen Quiroz, MD
8:00 am – 8:30 am Failed Synthetic Sling: Now What? Howard Goldman, MD
8:30 am – 9:00 am Laparoscopic/Robotic Burch Tips and Tricks Peter Rosenblatt, MD
9:00 am – 9:30 am Fascial Slings: A Video Primer Howard Goldman, MD
9:30 am – 9:50 am Mini-slings: Do you Dare? Catherine Matthews, MD
9:50 am – 10:20 am Panel Discussion: Difficult UI Cases
10:20 am – 10:45 am Break
Session IV: Complex UI Surgical Interventions
10:45 am – 11:15 am Navigating the Nightmare: Urinary Tract Injury Margaret Mueller, MD
11:15 am – 11:45 am Mesh Removal from the Bladder and Urethra - Tips and Tricks Howard Goldman, MD
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Ureteral Reimplantation: Tips and Tricks Margaret Mueller, MD
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch Presentation: leva® Digital Therapeutic and 1st Line Care for Urinary Incontinence 
Supported by Renovia
Samantha Pulliam, MD
Session V: Surgical Challenges
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm The Difficult Vaginal Hysterectomy John Gebhart, MD
1:45 pm – 2:05 pm The Difficult Urethral Diverticulum Howard Goldman, MD
2:05 pm – 2:35 pm The Difficult Vesicovaginal Fistula Repair John Gebhart, MD
2:35 pm – 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm – 3:05 pm The Massive Prolapse: Unique Considerations Tristi Muir, MD
3:05 pm – 3:35 pm Vaginal Reconstruction in Adolescents/Women with GU Anomalies Margaret Mueller, MD
3:35 pm – 4:35 pm Panel Discussion: Difficult Case Presentations
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cocktails with Faculty and Sponsors


Saturday, January 18

7:00 am – 7:55 am Breakfast and Laser Presentation Willy Davila, MD
Session VI: Pain
8:00 am – 8:20 am Vulvodynia: Navigating the Pain Pathways Hope Haefner, MD
8:30 am – 9:00 am Differential Diagnosis of Pelvic Pain: Thinking Beyond the Reproductive System Nucelio Lemos, MD, PhD
9:00 am – 9:25 am POP Surgery: How to Avoid the Scarred and Narrowed Vagina Catherine Matthews, MD
9:25 am – 9:50 am Diagnostic Sequence and Laparoscopic Treatment of Pudendal Neuralgia and Other Intrapelvic Nerve Entrapments Nucelio Lemos, MD, PhD
9:50 am – 10:20 am Chronic Vulvar Itching: When Clobetasol Isn't Working Hope Haefner, MD
10:20 am – 10:45 am Break
Session VII: Practice Management Optimization
10:45 am – 11:15 am Templates, Contracts, and Staff: How to Build an Efficient Practice Amir Shariati, MD
11:15 am – 11:45 am Refractory OAB: How to Navigate your Patient through a Bladder Care Pathway Allison Wyman, MD
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Cosmetic Vulvar and Vaginal Surgery Willy Davila, MD
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Robotic Tips for Efficiency Amir Shariati, MD