Pediatric Surgery for Non Surgeons
February 9, 2022
7:30 - 8:00  

8:00 - 8:15

Introduction to the Programme

Sherif Emil, MD, CM

8:15 - 8:50

Tread Carefully: Breast Lesions in Children and Adolescents

Sherif Emil, MD, CM, FRCSC, FACS, FAAP

This lecture will review some of the common breast lesions seen in children and adolescents and emphasize appropriate work-up and management.

8:55 - 9:30

Back on the Field: Common Adolescent Sports Injuries

Thierry Pauyo, MD, FRCSC

Knee and other sports injuries are very common in the active youth. This lecture will review the common sports injuries in children and adolescents and discuss diagnosis and best practice management.

9:35 - 10:10

Fetal Swollen Kidneys: Contemporary Management of Congenital Hydronephrosis

John-Paul Capolicchio, MD, CM, FRCSC, FAAP

This lecture will present the state of the art in the diagnosis, follow-up, and treatment of congenital hydronephrosis.
10:10 - 10:30  

10:30 - 11:05

Looking Straight: Evaluation and Management of Strabismus

Robert K. Koenekoop, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCSC, FARVO

This lecture will review the state of the art in the diagnosis and management of childhood strabismus.

11:10 - 11:45

Tooth Be Told: Pediatric Dentistry for the Primary Care Provider

Edwin Chan, DMD, MSc, FRCDC

This lecture will review dental caries in the pediatric population, emphasizing the primary care provider’s role in the prevention and management of dental caries.

11:50 - 12:25

Sniffles: An Update on Pediatric Rhinosinusitis

Tobial McHugh, MD, FRCSC

Pediatric rhinosinusitis is a complex inflammatory process involving the paranasal sinuses which may be aggravated by multiple factors. This lecture will familiarize the audience with presentations of different rhinosinusitis pathologies, the subsequent evaluation, and appropriate management.


12:25 - 13:30  


 An interactive virtual world where you can chat with our exhibitors and network with your colleagues!
(Choice of A or B)
13:30 - 14:20

A) Clicks and Twists: Orthopedic Problems of the Neonate and Infant

Thierry Benaroch, MD, CM, FRCSC

Orthopedic pathologies in newborns are mostly focused on foot deformities and hip issues. This workshop will look at the spectrum of hip pathologies from screening to benign hip clicks to actual hip instability.

B) Too Wet: Evaluation and Management of the Drooling Child

Sam Daniel, MD, CM, FRCSC; Basma Dabbagh, DMD, M.Sc., FRCDC;
Beatriz Ferraz dos Santos, DDS, M.Sc.; and Anne-Marie Sénécal, OT

This workshop will review the aetiologies of drooling in children, the approach to assessing the severity and the health impact of drooling, treatment options, and the risks and benefits of such options.
(Choice of C or D)
14:30 - 15:20

C) Front and Back: Scoliosis and Chest Wall Anomalies

Hussein Wissanji, MD, MPH, FRCSC and Neil Saran, MD, FRCSC

This workshop will feature surgeons from the Chest Wall Anomalies Center and Spine Clinics at the Shriners Hospital for Children who will familiarize the audience with the state of the art in the evaluation and management of these anomalies.

D) Over the Top: Head and Neck Lesions in Children

Maeve O’Neill Trudeau, MD, CM, MPH, FRCSC and Lily Nguyen, MD, CM, FRCSC

This workshop will cover common head and neck lesions in the pediatric age group, including congenital and acquired lesions, emphasizing appropriate investigations and treatments.

15:20 - 15:40  
(Choice of E or F)
15:40 - 16:30

E) Crooked Heads: Plagiocephaly and Synostosis

Mirko Gilardino, MD, CM, FRCSC and Roy Dudley, MD, FRCSC

In this workshop, a neurosurgeon and a plastic surgeon will discuss how to differentiate craniosynostosis from positional plagiocephaly, which is not due to premature suture closure. State-of-the-art multidisciplinary treatment with combined teams of neurosurgeons and plastic surgeons will be discussed.

F) The Child Whose Belly Hurts

Sherif Emil, MD, CM, FRCSC, FACS, FAAP

This workshop will present interactive cases that will cover the differential diagnoses of the acute abdomen in childhood. It will focus on selecting patients for referral for acute care and diagnostic modalities.