2018 The Latest Minimally Invasive Techniques for the Treatment of Lumbar & Cervical Spine Disorders

St. Louis, MO
Starts: 7:30AM Fri Oct 12, 2018 Ends: 3:00PM Sat Oct 13, 2018

Utilizing the latest technology, this hands-on surgical anatomy course explores minimally invasive techniques for the cervical and lumbar spine.

Co-sponsored with Practical Anatomy and Surgical Education (PASE) of Saint Louis University, through this hands-on experience with cadaveric specimens, you will learn indications, minimally invasive techniques, potential complications and rehabilitation protocols. Intensive skills labs provide ample time to practice lumbar spine techniques including MIS decompression, lateral interbody fusion, and MIS pedicle screw fixation, as well as cervical spine techniques including cervical foraminotomy and minimally invasive percutaneous PLIF/TLIF.


Jeffrey C. Wang, MD

Alan Hilibrand, MD


Dirk H. Alander, MD

D. Greg Anderson, MD

Patrick C. Hsieh, MD, MS

John C. Liu, MD

Kris E. Radcliff, MD

K. Daniel Riew, MD

Michael Y. Wang, MD

Christopher A. Yeung, MD

What you will learn:

  • Laminoplasty: MIS Techniques/Indications
  • Percutanous Pedicle Screw and TLIF: Pearls and Pitfalls
  • Lateral Interbody Fusion: When, Why and How?
  • Image Guidance and Computer Navigation
  • Endoscopic Lumbar-Transforaminal Approach
  • Endoscopic Lumbar-Interlaminar Approach
  • Cervical Foraminotomy/Laminoplasty
  • Complications in MIS Surgery/Management


Only for Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Radiology, Neurology, Orthopedic Surgery, and Neurosurgery.


 Registration NamePrice LevelRegistration Fees

 General Registration

 General RegistrationMember Doctor$1895.00
 General RegistrationMember In-Training$1095.00
 General RegistrationNon-Member Doctor$1895.00
 General RegistrationNon-Member In-Training$1095.00


Practical Anatomy and Surgical Education (PASE)
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
3839 Lindell Blvd.,
St. Louis, MO 63108

Hotel & Travel

The Chase Park Royal Sonesta Hotel
212 N. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Reservation Number: (314) 633-3000
Rate: $163 S/D or $183 one-bedroom suite
Cut-off Date: September 11, 2018

Our Policy

Cancellations should be emailed no later than September 20, 2018 to receive a full refund (less a fee of $175). Registrations are not transferable and there are no substitutions.


The North American Spine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The North American Spine Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US, that participate in this CME activity, are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ .

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Have A Question?

We want to make sure that your registration process is a pleasant one, so if you have any trouble or a question, please email or call us at (630) 230-3600.