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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Sunday, April 23, 2023
  • 7:30am – 4:30pm PST
    AANS Registration
  • 7:30am – 4:30pm PST
    Quiet/Prayer Room
  • 7:30am – 4:30pm PST
    Speaker Ready Room
  • 7:30am – 5:30pm PST
    Child Care Services
  • 8:00am – 8:30am PST
    Morning Beverage Break in the AANS Exhibit Hall
  • 8:00am – 3:45pm PST
    AANS Exhibit Hall
  • 8:00am – 4:00pm PST
    NREF Cushing Circle of Giving VIP Lounge
  • 8:30am – 12:30pm PST
    (PS2) Plenary Session II

    Moderator: John Ratliff, MD – Stanford University

    Moderator: Stacey Quintero Wolfe, MD, FAANS – Wake Forest School of Medicine


  • 10:24am – 10:54am PST
    Morning Beverage Break in the AANS Exhibit Hall
  • 10:24am – 10:54am PST
    Neuro Spotlight: Navigated Microscope Integration and Heads Up Display in the Neurosurgical Workflow Sponsored By Brainlab and ZEISS, Inc

    Presenter: Joshua Bederson, MD, FAANS (he/him/his) – The Mount Sinai Health System

    Non-CME Session

  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm PST
    Lunch in the AANS Exhibit Hall
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm PST
    (LnL1625) Lunch and Learn: Robotic Navigation: 2 Applications, 1 System Sponsored by: Globus Medical

    Presenter: Laura Snyder, MD, FAANS – Barrow Neurological Institute

    This workshop focuses on the comprehensive, multifunctional use of the ExcelsiusGPS® robotic navigation platform for spine and cranial applications. Attendees will have a better understanding of procedural applications for both spine and stereotactic cranial procedures. The surgeon panel will discuss procedural workflows and benefits of robotic navigation for these types of surgeries.

    Non-CME Session

  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm PST
    (LnL1825) Lunch and Learn: Mastering Complexity in Spinal Fusions: An Evidence-Based Review of the Bone Graft Landscape Sponsored by: Cerapedics

    Presenter: Michael P. Steinmetz, MD – Cleveland Clinic

    This session will provide attendees with an overview of the common classes of bone graft products popular today, providing insight into the regulatory approval pathways and examining the efficacy, safety, and other key characteristics of each product and how this information should impact surgeon decision making.

    Non-CME Session

  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm PST
    (LnL1840) Lunch and Learn: Innovative Techniques and Materials to Avoid Catastrophic Outcomes in Dural Repair Sponsored by: Integra

    Presenter: Simon Archibald, PhD

    Presenter: Gerald Grant – Duke University

    Presenter: Daniel M. Prevedello, MD (he/him/his) – The Ohio State University

    A faculty of distinguished speakers will review a variety of challenging cases and techniques to optimize dural reconstruction and regeneration. Introduce the biology of and advances in materials for dural repair and regeneration. Present challenges and solutions to address dural repair following trauma in a military theater setting.

    Sponsored by: Integra

    Non-CME Session

  • 12:30pm – 2:00pm PST
    Young Neurosurgeons Luncheon

    Speaker: Neil Martin

    Moderator: Walavan Sivakumar, MD – Pacific Neuroscience Institute

    Ticketed Event

  • 1:30pm – 3:00pm PST
    The ATLAS 3D Session: Challenging Operative Moments (Non-CME Session)
    Course Description: This 90-minute session will review important technical nuances for complication avoidance during complex cranial cases. Detailed surgical videos of different procedures will be reviewed using 3-D high definition videos. Importantly, innovative 3-D computerized graphic models will be presented to augment the learning experience.
  • 1:30pm – 5:00pm PST
    (SSC) Section Session: Cerebrovascular


  • 1:30pm – 5:00pm PST
    (SSH) Section Session: History

    Moderator: Nicholas J. Brandmeir, MD, FAANS – West Virginia University Hospitals


  • 1:30pm – 5:00pm PST
    (SSS) Section Session: Spine

    Moderator: Adam S. Kanter, MD, FAANS – Hoag Neurosciences Institute

    Moderator: Khoi D. Than, MD, FAANS (he/him/his) – Duke University

    Moderator: Corinna Zygourakis, MD (she/her/hers) – Stanford University School of Medicine


  • 1:30pm – 5:00pm PST
    (SST) Section Session: Tumor

    Moderator: James Elder, MD, FAANS – Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA /MOC

    Moderator: Carolyn Quinsey, MD – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • 1:30pm – 5:00pm PST
    (SSPN) Section Session: Peripheral Nerve

    Moderator: Mark Alexander Mahan, MD, FAANS – University of Utah

    Moderator: Justin M. Brown, MD – Massachusetts General Hospital

    Peripheral Nerve

  • 3:00pm – 3:30pm PST
    Afternoon Beverage Break in the AANS Exhibit Hall
  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm PST
    Frazier Club Reception
  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm PST
    Early Career Neurosurgeons Committee Reception (Tumor)