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MAY 31 - JUNE 2, 2013
The Palace Hotel   San Francisco, CA

Day 1 : Friday, May 31, 2013 Click here to register




6:30 a.m.

Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

7:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS

7:45-10:00 a.m.

Biofilms vs. Humans -- The Battle of Plastic Surgery and Beyond

William P. Adams, Jr., MD

7:45 a.m.

What is the Enemy? Cutting Edge Research

Anand Deva, BSc (Med, MBBS (Hons)), MS, FRACS

8:05 a.m.

Do Humans Have a Chance? Evolution of Biofilm Science

Roger Wixtrom, PhD

8:30 a.m.


Alexander G. Digenis, MD

8:50 a.m.

Biofilms and Fillers

Gary D. Monheit, MD

9:05 a.m.

Treatment of Biofilm-related Complications and New Concepts of Biofilm Killing

Daniel Cassuto, MD

9:20 a.m.

Ultrasound for Biofilm Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Mark Schafer, PhD, FAIUM, FASA

9:35 a.m.

Industry Perspective: How Important is it?

Udo Graf

9:50 a.m.

Panel Discussion and Q & A

William P. Adams, Jr., MD

10:05 -10:30 a.m.


10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

Large Volume Fat Grafting

J. Peter Rubin, MD, FACS

10:30 a.m.

Science of Fat Grafting

J. Peter Rubin, MD, FACS

10:45 a.m.

Water Assisted Harvest for Large Volume Fat Grafting

Jeffrey Ditesheim, MD, FACS

11:00 a.m.

Portable Device for Stem Cell Separation in Large Volume Fat Grafting

Ramon Llull, MD, PhD

11:25 a.m.

Stem Cells Supplemented Large Volume Fat Grafting

Steven R. Cohen, MD, FACS

11:45 a.m.

Simplified Systems for Large Volume Fat Processing

Roger Khouri, MD, FACS

12:05 p.m.

Panel Discussion and Q & A

J. Peter Rubin, MD, FACS

12:20 - 1:15 p.m.


1:15 - 3:20 p.m.

Fillers and Volumizers

Rod J. Rohrich, MD, FACS and Steven Fagien, MD, FACS

1:15 p.m.

Introduction: Where are We Today and What is Missing

Rod J. Rohrich, MD, FACS
Steven Fagien, MD, FACS

1:30 p.m.

Present: Role of Fillers in Cosmetic Medicine Today

Jean Carruthers, MD, FRCSC, FRC (OPHTH)

1:45 p.m.

Industry Perspective: The Science of Juvederm®, Allergan, Inc.

Conor Gallagher, PhD

2:00 p.m.

Merz Aesthetics: The Science of Belotero®

Bhushan Hardas, MD, MBA

2:15 p.m.

Valeant: The Science of Sculptura®

Rebecca Fitzgerald, MD

2:35 p.m.

Aline HA: Solid State Hyaluronic Acid

Nowell Solish, MD, FRCP(C)

2:50 p.m.

Panel Discussion Q & A

Rod J. Rohrich, MD, FACS
Steven Fagien, MD, FACS

3:05 p.m.

Industry Briefing

Allergan, Inc.


3:20-4:00 p.m.


4:00-6:30 p.m.

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Instillation Therapy: New Solution?

Christopher E. Attinger, MD, FACS

4:00 p.m.

What Challenges Does Biofilm Pose for Soft Tissue Healing?

Robert D. Galiano, MD

4:15 p.m.

NPWT with Insullation vs. Biofilm: What Works in the Lab?

Greg Schultz, PhD

4:30 p.m.

View from Down Under: NPWT with Instillation vs. Biofilm

Anand Deva, BSc (Med, MBBS (Hons)), MS, FRACS

4:45 p.m.

Can NPWT with Instillation Salvage the Unsalvageable: Infected Total Joints

Burkhard Lehner, MD

5:00 p.m.

What Does Instillation Therapy Bring to NPWT in Wounds

Dennis P. Orgill, MD, PhD

5:15 p.m.

The Known and Unknown about NPWT with Instillation

Paul J. Kim, DPM, MS

5:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion and Q & A

Christopher E. Attinger, MD, FACS

5:45 p.m.

Industry Perspective: NPWT with Instillation, Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

Ron Silverman, MD, FACS

5:55 p.m.

Industry Perspective: Innovative Therapies, Inc.

David Tumey

6:05 p.m.

Panel Discussion and Q & A

Christopher Attinger, MD, FACS

6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

  Sponsored by The Plastic Surgery Foundation