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Special SurgeonMasters Live Simulcast


 George Cierny, MD Memorial Lecture 

New Paradigm in the Management of Osteomyelitis


Special Guest: 

David W. Lowenberg, MD 

Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, California 

For Sharp HealthCare Practitioners (physicians and nurses), Orthopedic Surgeons, Infectious Disease Physicians and Practitioners, Pharmacists, Ortho OR Nurses and the Orthopedic Program Managers 

Thursday, September 22, 2016

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Sharp Memorial Hospital – Out Patient Pavilion 

3075 Health Center Drive 

San Diego, CA 92123 


Symposium Chair: 

Michael Muldoon, M.D. 

Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery – Sharp Memorial Hospital 


Objectives: Following this activity, the attendees should be able to: 

1. Discuss how and why antibiotic resistance can develop so rapidly

2. Describe what a biofilm actually is, and identify why conventional methods utilized in the treatment of infections do not work once an infection has developed into a chronic biofilm state 

3. Recognize the indications of systemic antibiotics when treating musculoskeletal infections that have evolved into a chronic biofilm state 

4. Identify surgical methods and techniques in treating different types of musculoskeletal infections