Managing Children with Lower Limb Differences: An Integrated Approach 2022

UCSF Pediatric Limb 2022
Live Stream: June 4, 2022
Course# MOR22013

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June 4, 2022 * Live Stream *
Course# MOR22013

Limb Lengthening & Complex Reconstruction Center

Registration Fees

Physicians $175
Allied Health Professionals $125
Residents/Fellows $125

Cancellations received in writing before May 30, 2022 will be refunded, less a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

Please email your requests to [email protected]



This Virtual Live-Steam course is designed to Educate and empower health care providers regarding an interdisciplinary approach to children with lower limb differences, deformities and length discrepancies.

This conference is tailored towards Orthopaedic Surgeons, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physicians, Pediatricians and Family Physicians, Orthotists & Prosthetists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists.

Live Stream Meeting

live stream iconThis course will be offered as a virtual conference. Login instructions along with the digital syllabus will be shared with the attendees a week before the meeting. Included in your registration fee is access to the course recordings on demand (Available within a week after the conference) for any session that you miss, available for 30 days after the course.


An attendee completing this course will be able to apply acquired skills and strategies to:

  1. Identify the causes of pediatric lower limb differences (complex limb deformities)
  2. Discuss the comprehensive management of children with lower limb differences
  3. Describe an interdisciplinary team approach to managing children with lower limb differences
  4. Review the role of physical rehabilitation in managing children undergoing limb lengthening
  5. Identify the potential complications encountered during limb lengthening and strategies to avoid them


The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Physical Therapy Credits
Physical Therapy CEU credits have been applied for.

Case Submission

Please submit any case presentations that you would like discussed at the course to
Alexander Geraldi, PA-C, MPA: [email protected]

Course Outline

Managing Children with Lower Limb Difference: An Integrated Approach
Saturday, June 4, 2022
7:30am   Registration  
8:00   Welcome Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
8:10   Causes of Pediatric Limb Differences Kristin Livingston, MD
8:40   Lower Limb Deformities: Lessons Learned Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
9:10   Interdisciplinary Approach to Treatment Planning Yumi Mitsuya, MD
Kathleen Rimando, RN
Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
9:40   Question and Answer Panel
9:50   Break  
Surgical Techniques: Including Post-Op Management
10:00   Guided Growth Kristin Livingston, MD
10:15   Osteotomy Techniques for Deformity Correction Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
10:45   Lengthening – External Fixation / Internal: Post Op Care Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
Alex Geraldi, PA
11:15   Role of Orthotics and Prosthetics Matthew Garibaldi, MS
12:15pm   Lunch  
1:00   Role of Physical Medicine and Rehabilition Yumi Mitsuya, MD
1:25   Role of Physical Therapy Shawn Norris, PT
1:50   Case Presentations & Discussion:  Attendees and Faculty (e.g. OI, Trauma, Skeletal Dysplasia, Congenital shortening, Amputation, Rotationplasty) Jason Jagodzinski MD
Utku Kandemir MD
Kristin Livingston MD
Saam Morshed MD
Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
2:25   Break  
2:35   Case Presentations All Faculty
3:30   Closing Remarks  
3:45   Adjourn  

Course Chairs

Sanjeev Sahbarwal, MD, MPH
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics
Director, UCSF Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship
University of California, San Francisco
Director, Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction Center

Alexander Geraldi, PA-C, MPA
UCSF Physician Assistant


(University of California, San Francisco unless indicated)

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