advances in neurology and neurosurgery Saturday, November 22, 2014

Saturday, November 22, 2014
advances in
neurology and
neurosurgery
Community Conference
FOUR SEASONS RESORT THE BILTMORE SANTA BARBARA
1260 Channel Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
advances in neurology and neurosurgery
Saturday, November 22, 2014
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The multi-disciplinary faculty of Cedars-Sinai offers this comprehensive, half-day conference to bring
participants up-to-date with the most recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological
disorders, particularly brain and spinal tumors, stroke, spinal disorders, epilepsy and Alzheimer’s Disease.
Participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive discussions and question and answer
sessions with our renowned faculty. Participants will also be provided information about the selection
of their healthcare team, nerve pain and integrative medicine.
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Pre-registration for the conference is required. This event is open to the public free of charge and
includes a continental breakfast. To register, please call 1-800-Cedars-1 (1-800-233-2771) or online at
www.cedars-sinai.edu/neuroconferences. Please indicate which Breakout Session you will be attending.
If you have any questions prior to the conference, please contact Samantha Phu at 310-423-9522 or email:
[email protected]
HOTEL INFORMATION
A very limited number of rooms have been reserved at a special
rate of $340.00 for Friday. If you require hotel reservations,
please call 805-565-8099 and ask for Reservations. Identify
yourself as attending the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center meeting.
Please reserve early, as our room block sells out quickly.
Directions:
• Take Highway 101 (Ventura Freeway)
• Exit at Olive Mill Road/Coast Village Road
• Turn left at stop sign
• The Hotel is on the right
We encourage participation by all individuals.
If you have a disability, advance notification of
any special needs will help us better serve you.
faculty
Co-Course Director
Keith L. Black, MD
Chair and Professor
Director, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute
Director, Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Brain Tumor Center
Ruth and Lawrence Harvey Chair in Neuroscience
Department of Neurosurgery
Co-Course Director
Patrick D. Lyden, MD
Chairman
Department of Neurology
Carmen and Louis Warschaw Chair in Neurology
Director, Stroke Program
Department of Neurology
Michael J. Alexander, MD
Adam Mamelak, MD, FACS, FAANS
Christopher J. Zarembinski, MD
Professor, Vice-Chairman and
Professor
Anesthesiologist
Clinical Chief
Co-Director, Pituitary Center
Cedars-Sinai Pain Center
Director, Neurovascular Center
Director, Functional Neurosurgery
Department of Anesthesia
Department of Neurosurgery
Department of Neurosurgery
Guest Faculty
Ray M. Chu, MD
Chirag Patil, MD
Mary Hardy, MD
Neurosurgeon, Brain Tumor Center
Assistant Professor
Wellness Works
Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Center for Neurosurgical
Stiles Center for Integrative
Outcomes Research
Oncology
Jeffrey Chung, MD
Neurosurgeon, Brain Tumor Center
Los Angeles, CA
Director, Neurophysiology Lab
Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Epilepsy Program
Department of Neurology
Ayesha Z. Sherzai, MD
Wouter Schievink, MD
Fellow
Director, Microvascular
Vascular Neurology and
J. Patrick Johnson, MD
Neurosurgery
Neuroepidemiology
Director, Neurosurgery Spine
Department of Neurosurgery
Department of Neurology
Education & Fellowship
Columbia University
Neurosurgeon, Spine Center
Dean Sherzai, MD
Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Alzheimer’s Prevention
Program
Richard Lewis, MD
Department of Neurology
Director, Electromyography
Laboratory
Shlee Song, MD
Co-Director, Neuromuscular Clinic
Associate Director, Stroke Program
Department of Neurology
Department of Neurology
New York, NY
Agenda
7:30 am
8:00
Registration
Welcome – Ray Chu, MD
8:05
8:35
9:05
What’s Causing My Nerve Pain – Chris Zarembinski, MD
Neurologic Wellness: Diet and Supplemental Support – Mary Hardy, MD
Selecting Your Medical Team – Ray Chu, MD
9:35
Break
9:50
10:20
10:50
Alzheimer’s in the 21st Century: Challenges and New Approaches – Dean Sherzai, MD
Advances in Management of Metastatic Disease of the Brain and Spine – Chirag Patil, MD
Role of Lifestyle in Neurovascular and Neurodegenerative Diseases – Ayesha Sherzai, MD
11:20
Break
11:30–12:30 pm
Stroke
Epilepsy
Spine
Contact
Us
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
11:30
11:55
12:20
Turning Back the Clock: Curing
Patients with Acute Stroke
– Michael Alexander, MD
Stroke Update – Shlee Song, MD
Q&A
Medical Management of
Epilepsy – Jeffrey Chung, MD
Surgical Management of Epilepsy
– Adam Mamelak, MD
Q&A
Spine Care Workup
– Ray Chu, MD
Spine Surgery Updates
– J. Patrick Johnson, MD
Q&A
Department of Neurology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
127 S. San Vicente Blvd,
Advanced Health Science Pavilion
6th Floor, A-6600
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-6472
Email: [email protected]
www.cedars-sinai.edu/neurology
Department of Neurosurgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
127 S. San Vicente Blvd,
Advanced Health Science Pavilion
6th Floor, A-6600
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-7900
Email: [email protected]
www.cedars-sinai.edu/neurosurgery