Due to COVID-19 MISS 2020

has moved to a live online platform

 

FULL AGENDA

Live Sessions: June 9 – 24 2020
On-Demand Available: June 1, 2020

 

LIVE VIRTUAL AGENDA

June is truly the month of MISS!

In addition to the nearly 80 on-demand MISS sessions that will go live June 1st – MISS will also feature 6, live-virtual, 2-hour panel sessions starting June 9 – June 24, 2020, where you can interact with the renowned MISS faculty as they present the key takeaways and practice-changing content – all designed to improve patient outcomes, as well as to improve outcomes for you – the minimally invasive surgeon.

Mark your calendars, charge your laptop, tablet or smartphone and we look forward to seeing you online! Here are the dates:

  • all times are 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Eastern Time
  • all panels feature Q&A

 

Best of Colon

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Best of Colon

(Panel Discussions Featuring Interactive Q&A)

Faculty
  • Bradley R. Davis, MD
  • Jamie A. Cannon, MD
  • Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH
  • Ian M. Paquette, MD
  • Radhika Smith, MD
Topics include:
  • ROBOTIC SURGERY
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease   
  • Diverticulitis and Abscess Management  
  • Colon Polyps: Surgery or Endoscopic?  
  • Malignant Colon Polyp: Should Everyone Have a Formal Resection?
  • CRS ERAS Updates?
  • Anastomotic Leak: Prevention and Management    
  • Case Studies: Colovesical Fistula Management; Malignant Bowel Obstruction;
  • Ostomies in the Morbidly OBESE
  • Plus much more…..

 

Best of Hernia

Thursday, June 11, 2020

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Best of Hernia

(Panel Discussions Featuring Interactive Q&A)

Faculty
  • Guy R. Voeller, MD
  • James G. Bittner IV, MD
  • William W. Hope, MD
  • Michael Rosen, MD
Topics include:
  • Hernia Surgery Past, Present and Future
    • AWR
    • Measuring Abdominal Wall Tension
    • Abdominal Wall Anatomy
    • MIS Extraperitoneal
    • Non-permanent Prosthetics Options
    • Coding and Billing
  • Hernia Prevention Strategies
  • Robotics for Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Ventral and Incisional Hernia Repair with Preperitoneal Mesh Placement
  • TAR: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly
  • Stump the Experts…..
  • Plus much more…..

 

Best of Enhanced Recovery after Surgery

Wednesday, June 17th

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Best of Enhanced Recovery after Surgery

(Panel Discussions Featuring Interactive Q&A)

Faculty
  • Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD
  • Stephanie B. Jones, MD
  • Matthew D. McEvoy, MD
  • Timothy E. Miller, MB, ChB
Topics include:
  • What’s New in Enhanced Recovery?
  • Perioperative Hyperglycemia: Dexamethasone, Carb Loading, Stress, Diabetes   
  • Perioperative Fluid and Hemodynamic Management 
  • Regional Anesthesia for Enhanced Recovery      
  • Optimizing and Managing High-Risk Surgical Patients    
  • Management of Patients on Chronic Opioid Therapy    
  • Postoperative Bowel Recovery and Management of PONV   
  • Tip for Implementation    
  • Preventable Complications and Readmissions

 

PLUS - A SPECIAL PANEL ON OPERATING IN THE ERA OF COVID 19

Wednesday, June 17 th

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Special Panel on Operating in the Era of COVID 19

(Panel Discussions Featuring Interactive Q&A)

Faculty
  • Elizabeth A. Dovec, MD
  • Paul Kemmeter, MD
  • Francesco Rubino, MD
Topics include:
  • Telemedicine in the COVID Era
  • Prioritizing Bariatric Surgery During and After COVID
  • Keeping Your Surgical Practice Afloat During and After COVID

 

Best of Foregut

Thursday, June 18, 2020

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Best of Foregut

(Panel Discussions Featuring Interactive Q&A)

Faculty
  • Aurora D. Pryor, MD, MBA
  • Leena Khaitan, MD
  • Kyle A Perry, MD
  • William O. Richards, MD
  • James C. Rosser, MD
Topics include:
  • Foregut Surgery 20 Years Ago: Then, Now, and in 20 More Years
  • Falciform Flap? What’s That?
  • Endoscopic Options for GERD Management   
  • How to Select Surgical Alternatives for Reflux    
  • The Recurrent PEH: What to Do     
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome: Fact or Fantasy?   
  • Watts 3D and CLE: What Are These New Tools and When Do I Use Them?    
  • Transnasal Esophagogastroscopy: A New Tool for the Surgeon’s Toolbox     
  • Working Up Motility Disorders 
  • Modern Management of Achalasia  
  • What to Do with Epiphrenic Diverticula and Other Esophageal Oddities
  • Stump the Experts: Case Studies

 

Best of Metabolic – Bariatric Surgery Part 1

Monday, June 22, 2020

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Best of Metabolic – Bariatric Surgery Part 1

(Panel Discussions Featuring Interactive Q&A)

Faculty
  • Philip R. Schauer, MD
  • John B. Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP, Edin
  • Steven E. Nissen, MD, MACC
  • Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD
  • Ali Aminian, MD
  • Eric J. DeMaria, MD
  • Neil Floch, MD
  • Michel Gagner, MD
  • Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS
  • Tammy Lyn Kindel, MD, PhD
  • John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA
  • Scott A. Shikora, MD
Topics include:
  • KEYNOTES:
    • Obesity and CVD  
    • CVD Outcomes of New Diabetes Agents: GLP1, SGLT2
  • Obesity and CVD Drivers    
  • CVD Outcomes of Metabolic Surgery    
  • How Does Obesity Cause HF/Effects of BS on HF    
  • SADI - Now Ready for Prime Time?    
  • Obesity Stigma Is the Root of All Barriers to Obesity Treatment 
  • Using Social Media to Combat Obesity Stigma 
  • How to Use Weight Loss Medications in Your Surgical Practice    
  •  DEBATE: Does Gastric Sleeve Cause Barrett's?    
  • New MBSAQIP Standards - Medical Weight Loss    
  • Standards for Patient Safety and Efficacy in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Recent Changes in Insurance Coverage for Bariatric Surgery    
  • What Happens to Patients Who Are Denied for Bariatric Surgery? 12-Year Follow Up  

 

Best of Metabolic – Bariatric Surgery Part II

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Best of Metabolic – Bariatric Surgery Part II

(Panel Discussions Featuring Interactive Q&A)

Faculty
  • Philip R. Schauer, MD
  • Aurora D. Pryor, MD, MBA
  • Cheguevara Afaneh, MD
  • Ali Aminian, MD
  • Eric J. DeMaria, MD
  • Michel Gagner, MD
  • Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS
  • Kenneth G. MacDonald, Jr.
  • Corrigan McBride, MD
  • Ninh T. Nguyen, MD
  • Jaime Ponce, MD
Topics include:
  • KEYNOTE: Bariatric Surgery: Does Volume Matter?  
  • Board Certification for Metabolic Bariatric Surgery, Is It Coming?
  • Technical Pearls for Revisional Bariatric Surgery    
  • Laparoscopic Ligamentum Teres Fundoplication for GERD After Sleeve or DS
  • RYGB for Failed Nissen - Tips and Tricks    
  • Sleeve Leaks - Still an Issue    
  • Bariatric Surgery in LVAD Patients - Tips and Tricks    
  • The Value of Robotic-Assisted Bariatric Surgery    
  • Machine Learning - Our Future?
  • Balloons Without Endoscopy and the New Expanding Cellulose Pill 
  • Aspiration Therapy, Really?      
  • New Apps to Individualize Care in Metabolic Surgery    
  • Distal Bypass After RYGB    
  • Duodenal Switch After RYGB    
  • Endoscopy Frontiers in Bariatric Surgery    
  • OAGB for Failed Sleeve Gastrectomy    
  • Banding the Sleeve - Better Results?    
  • Decision Regret After Procedure Selection: What Are Patients Telling Us? 
  • DEBATE: Robotics for Metabolic Surgery

 

ON DEMAND AGENDA

Colon

*ON-DEMAND ACCESS JUNE 1, 2020*

COLON SESSION I
Moderator: Bradley R. Davis, MD

CS1-OD1-20 minutes

 

Introduction to Colon Program
Colon Surgery: Then, Now, and Future

Bradley R. Davis, MD

CS1-OD2-15 minutes

 

Robotic Surgery: Who Should Use It?
Jamie A. Cannon, MD

CS1-OD3-15 minutes

 

Robotic Right Colectomy: From Trocar Placement to Anastomosis
Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH

CS1-OD4-15 minutes

 

Transanal Surgery Using Robotic Technology: Who and How?
Jamie A. Cannon, MD

CS1-OD5-15 minutes

 

I Want to Start a Robotics Program: What Does That Take?    
Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH

CS1-OD6-15 minutes

 

Bowel Preps: What Are the Current Evidence and Recommendations? (Tape)
Ian M. Paquette, MD 

CS1-OD7-15 minutes

 

Reducing Surgical Site Infection in CRS
Bradley R. Davis, MD

 

CS1-OD8-15 minutes

 

What Is New in the CRS ERAS Updates? (Tape)
Radhika Smith, MD

 

COLON SESSION II
Moderator: Bradley R. Davis, MD

CS2-OD1-20 minutes

 

Parastomal Hernias: Avoidance and Best Management
Radhika Smith, MD

CS2-OD2-20 minutes

 

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - What's New?
Bradley R. Davis, MD

CS2-OD3-20 minutes

 

Diverticulitis: Are There Any Medical Therapies?
Ian M. Paquette, MD

CS2-OD4-20 minutes

 

Diverticulitis and Abscess Management
Jamie A. Cannon, MD

 

COLON SESSION III
Moderator: Bradley R. Davis, MD

CS3-OD1-15 minutes

 

Anastomotic Leak: Prevention and Management
Radhika Smith, MD

CS3-OD2-15 minutes

 

Current Management of Colon Polyps: Surgery or Endoscopic?
Todd D. Francone, MD, MPH

CS3-OD3-15 minutes

 

Malignant Colon Polyp: Should Everyone Have a Formal Resection?
Ian M. Paquette, MD

 

 

Hernia

*ON-DEMAND ACCESS JUNE 1, 2020*

HERNIA SESSION I
Moderator: Guy R. Voeller, MD

HS1-OD1-20 minutes

 

Introduction to Hernia Program Hernia Surgery Past, Present and Future
Guy R. Voeller, MD

HS1-OD3-15 minutes

 

Measuring Abdominal Wall Tension for AWR
William W. Hope, MD

HS1-OD4-15 minutes

 

Abdominal Wall Anatomy: A Practical Guide for the Hernia Surgeon
Michael Rosen, MD

HS1-OD5-15 minutes

 

Robotics for Ventral/Incisional Hernia Repair: What Do the Data Show?
James G. Bittner, IV, MD, FACS

HS1-OD7-15 minutes

 

Hernia Prevention Strategies Including Prophylactic Mesh
William W. Hope, MD

HS1-OD8-15 minutes

 

Preoperative Optimization: What Has Changed Through Collaborative Learning?
Michael Rosen, MD

 

HERNIA SESSION II
Moderator: Guy R. Voeller, MD

HS2-OD2-15 minutes

 

My Experience with TAR: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly
Michael Rosen, MD

HS2-OD3-15 minutes

 

My Experience with MIS Extraperitoneal AWR
James G. Bittner, IV, MD, FACS

HS2-OD4-15 minutes

 

Robotic Inguinal Hernia: Yes or No?
James G. Bittner, IV, MD, FACS

HS2-OD5-15 minutes

 

Non-permanent Prosthetics in Coding and Billing for AWR: Maximizing Reimbursement Appropriately
William W. Hope, MD

 

HERNIA SESSION III
Moderator: Guy R. Voeller, MD

HS3-OD1-15 minutes

 

AWR: What Are My Options?
Michael Rosen, MD

 

 

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

*ON-DEMAND ACCESS JUNE 1, 2020*

ENHANCED RECOVERY
Moderator: Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD

ERS1-OD1-20 minutes   

 

Perioperative Hyperglycemia: Dexamethasone, Carb Loading, Stress, Diabetes
Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD

ERS1-OD2-15 minutes

 

What’s New in Enhanced Recovery? Update from ASER President
Timothy E. Miller, MB, ChB

ERS1-OD3-15 minutes

 

Perioperative Fluid and Hemodynamic Management
Timothy E. Miller, MB, ChB

ERS1-OD4-15 minutes

 

Regional Anesthesia for Enhanced Recovery
Stephanie B. Jones, MD

ERS1-OD5-15 minutes

 

Beyond ERAS: Optimizing and Managing High-Risk Surgical Patients
Matthew D. McEvoy, MD

ERS2-OD1-15 minutes

 

Management of Patients on Chronic Opioid Therapy
Stephanie B. Jones, MD

ERS2-OD2-15 minutes

 

Tip for Implementation
Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD

ERS2-OD3-15 minutes

 

Opioid-Free Anesthesia: How, Who, and Why?
Timothy E. Miller, MB, ChB

ERS2-OD4-15 minutes

 

Postoperative Bowel Recovery and Management of PONV
Matthew D. McEvoy, MD

ERS2-OD5-15 minutes

 

Preventable Complications and Readmissions
Julie K. Marosky Thacker, MD

 

 

COVID

*ON-DEMAND ACCESS JUNE 1, 2020*

COVID SESSION

8:00 PM

 

Welcome and Introduction: NEW!    
COVID 19 and Your Surgical Practice   
 
Philip R. Schauer, MD

8:00 PM - 8:15 PM

 

Telemedicine  in COVID Era
Elizabeth A. Dovec, MD

8:15 PM - 8:30 PM

 

Prioritizing Bariatric Surgery During and After COVID
Francesco Rubino, MD

8:30 PM- 8:45 PM

 

Keeping Your Surgical Practice Afloat During and After COVID  
Paul Kemmeter, MD

8:45 PM - 9:00 PM

 

Live Panel and Q&A
Moderator: Philip R. Schauer, MD
Panel: Elizabeth A. Dovec, MD; Paul Kemmeter, MD; Francesco Rubino, MD

 

 

Foregut

*ON-DEMAND ACCESS JUNE 1, 2020*

FOREGUT SESSION I
Moderator: Aurora D. Pryor, MD, MBA

F1-OD1-20 minutes

 

Introduction to Foregut Program
Foregut Surgery 20 minutes Years Ago: Then, Now, and in 20 minutes More Years

Aurora D. Pryor, MD, MBA

F1-OD2-15 minutes

 

Endoscopic Options for GERD Management
Leena Khaitan, MD

F1-OD2-15 minutes

 

How to Select Surgical Alternatives for Reflux
William O. Richards, MD, FACS

F1-OD3-15 minutes

 

Falciform Flap? What’s That?
Aurora D. Pryor, MD, MBA

F1-OD4-15 minutes

 

The Recurrent PEH: What to Do
James C. Rosser, Jr, MD

 

FOREGUT SESSION II
Moderator: Aurora D. Pryor, MD, MBA

F2-OD1-15 minutes

 

Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome: Fact or Fantasy?
Kyle A Perry, MD

F2-OD2-15 minutes

 

Watts 3D and CLE: What Are These New Tools and When Do I Use Them?
Leena Khaitan, MD

F2-OD3-15 minutes

 

Transnasal Esophagogastroscopy: A New Tool for the Surgeon’s Toolbox
James C. Rosser, Jr, MD

 

FOREGUT SESSION III
Moderator: Aurora D. Pryor, MD, MBA

F3-OD1-15 minutes

 

Working Up Motility Disorders
Leena Khaitan, MD

F3-OD2-15 minutes

 

Modern Management of Achalasia
Kyle A Perry, MD

F3-OD3-15 minutes

 

What to Do with Epiphrenic Diverticula and Other Esophageal Oddities
William O. Richards, MD, FACS

 

 

Metabolic/Bariatric

*ON-DEMAND ACCESS JUNE 1, 2020*

METABOLIC/BARIATRIC SURGERY PROGRAM
Moderator: Philip R. Schauer, MD

MB1-OD1-20 minutes  

 

Introduction to Bariatric Surgery Program
Bariatric Surgery 20 minutes Years Ago: Then, Now, and a Vision of 20 minutes Years from Now

Philip R. Schauer, MD

Session I: The Science

MB1-OD1-20 minutes

 

Obesity and CVD Drivers
John B. Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP, Edin

MB1-OD2-20 minutes

 

CVD Outcomes of Metabolic Surgery
Ali Aminian, MD

MB1-OD3-20 minutes

 

How Does Obesity Cause HF/Effects of BS on HF
Tammy Lyn Kindel, MD, PhD

Session II: Hot Topics

MB2-OD1-15 minutes

 

SADI - Now Ready for Prime Time?
Eric J. DeMaria, MD

MB2-OD2-15 minutes

 

Obesity Stigma Is the Root of All Barriers to Obesity Treatment
John B. Dixon, MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FRCP, Edin

MB2-OD3-15 minutes

 

Using Social Media to Combat Obesity Stigma
Neil Floch, MD

MB2-OD4-15 minutes

 

How to Use Weight Loss Medications in Your Surgical Practice
Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD

Session III: Access, Quality, and Optimizing Outcomes

MB3-OD1-15 minutes

 

New MBSAQIP Standards - Medical Weight Loss
John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA

MB3-OD2-15 minutes

 

Standards for Patient Safety and Efficacy in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Scott A. Shikora, MD

MB3-OD3-25 minutes

 

Recent Changes in Insurance Coverage for Bariatric Surgery
Eric J. DeMaria, MD

MB3-OD4-15 minutes

 

What Happens to Patients Who Are Denied for Bariatric Surgery? 12-Year Follow Up
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS

Session lV: Your Practice/VideoFest/Complications

MB4-OD1-15 minutes

 

Technical Pearls for Revisional Bariatric Surgery
Eric J. DeMaria, MD

MB4-OD2-15 minutes

 

Laparoscopic Ligamentum Teres Fundoplication for GERD After Sleeve or DS (Video and Results)
Michel Gagner, MD

MB4-OD3-15 minutes

 

RYGB for Failed Nissen - Tips and Tricks
John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA

MB4-OD4-15 minutes

 

Sleeve Leaks - Still an Issue
Jaime Ponce, MD 

MB4-OD5-15 minutes

 

Bariatric Surgery in LVAD Patients - Tips and Tricks
Corrigan McBride, MD

MB4-OD6-15 minutes

 

The Value of Robotic-Assisted Bariatric Surgery
Cheguevara Afaneh, MD

Session V: Controversies and New Frontiers

MB5-OD1-15 minutes

 

Machine Learning - Our Future?
John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA

MB5-OD2-20 minutes

 

Balloons Without Endoscopy and the New Expanding Cellulose Pill
Jaime Ponce, MD

MB5-OD3-15 minutes

 

Aspiration Therapy, Really?  
Michel Gagner, MD

MB5-OD4-15 minutes

 

New Apps to Individualize Care in Metabolic Surgery
Ali Aminian, MD

MB5-OD5-15 minutes

 

Distal Bypass After RYGB
Philip R. Schauer, MD

MB5-OD6-15 minutes

 

Duodenal Switch After RYGB
Michel Gagner, MD

MB5-OD7-15 minutes

 

Endoscopy Frontiers in Bariatric Surgery
Scott A. Shikora, MD

MB5-OD8-15 minutes

 

OAGB for Failed Sleeve Gastrectomy
Scott A. Shikora, MD

MB5-OD9-15 minutes

 

Banding the Sleeve - Better Results?
Philip R. Schauer, MD

MB5-OD10-15 minutes

 

 

Decision Regret After Procedure Selection: What Are Patients Telling Us?
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS

 

Educational Program and Events Schedule as listed above are subject to change.

 

 

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