Scientific Program


Thursday, September 12, 2019

6:30 am – 9:00 am -- Breakfast and Meeting Registration Charleston Grill, Charleston Place Hotel

7:00 am – 7:45 am -- Membership Committee Meeting, Colleton Room, Charleston Place Hotel 

8:00 am -- Meet in Lobby - buses depart Charleston Place Hotel to the Medical University of South Carolina Campus 


8:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks 

David J. Cole, MD, FACS
President, Medical University of South Carolina 

Raymond N. DuBois, MD, PhD 
Dean, College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina 

Patrick Cawley, MD CEO,
Medical University of South Carolina Health & Vice President for Health Affairs, University 



Moderator: Prabhakar Baliga, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, MUSC 

9:00 - 9:10 am      Jean Marie Ruddy, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery                           
Jeff Jones, PhD  Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery                            
 Aortic Aneurysm Biology 

9:10 - 9:20 am   Satish Nadig, MD, PhD. Associate Professor,
Division of Transplant Surgery Endowed Chair in Solid Organ Transplantation 
Carl Atkinson, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology 
Future Trends in Transplantation 

9:20 - 9:30 am     Stephen Fann, MD, Associate Professor, Division of General, Trauma & Acute Care Surgery
Michael Yost, PhD Professor, Division of General, Trauma & Acute Care Surgery                             
Regenerative Medicine Solutions to Wound Care  

9:30 - 9:45 am    Panel

Moderator: David Mahvi, MD, Professor & Alice Ruth Folk Endowed Chair in Clinical Oncology Chief, Oncology Integrated Center of Clinical Excellence 

9:50 - 10 am    E Ramsay Camp, MD, Professor, Division of Oncologic & Endocrine Surgery   
Modeling Rectal Cancer to Advance Neoadjuvant Precision Therapy 

10 - 10:10 am    Nancy DeMore, MD, Professor, Division of Oncologic & Endocrine Surgery
BW Endowed Chair in Cancer Research 
Overcoming Resistance to PD-1 Inhibitor in Osteosarcoma

10:10 - 10:20 am  Chadrick DenlingerMD Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Flora McLeod Edwards Distinguished Endowed Chair in Cancer Research  Mark Rubinstein, PhD Associate Professor, Division of Oncologic & Endocrine Surgery 
Advances in Lung Cancer 

10:20 - 10:35         Panel 

10:35 - 10:50  Break

10:50 am – 12:45 pm THIRD SCIENTIFIC SESSION  

Moderator: Heather Evans, MD, MS Professor, Division of General, Trauma & Acute Care Surgery 

10:50 am – 11:30 am TRANSPLANT
10:50 - 11 am David Taber, PharmD, BCPS Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery
mHealth and Medication Safety 

11:00 - 11:10 am  John McGillicuddy, MD Associate Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery  mHealth and Kidney Transplant 

11:10 - 11:20 am Derek DuBay, MD Professor and Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery  Fitts-Raja Endowed Chair in Transplant Surgery  Utilizing Telehealth to Improve Transplant Access 

11:20 - 11:30 Panel

11:30 am – 12:00 pm WOUND CARE 

11:30 - 11:40 am Heather Evans, MD, MS Professor, Division of General, Trauma & Acute Care Surgery  Next Generation of Outpatient Wound Management  

11:40 - 11:50 am Aaron Lesher, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Surgery  Burn Management Using Mobile Health Technology 

11:50 - noon Panel

Moderator: Prabhakar Baliga, MD Chair, Department of Surgery, MUSC 

Noon - 12:15 pm Mark Lockett, MD Professor, Division of Oncologic & Endocrine Surgery  South Carolina Surgical Quality Collaborative Innovative Surgical Approaches 

12:15 - 12:25 pm  Marc R. Katz, MD, MPH Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
 Fred A. Crawford Jr. MD Endowed Chair 
Hybrid Approaches for Valvular Heart Disease 

12:25 - 12:35 pm Ravi Veeraswamy, MD Professor and Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery 
Moving TEVAR into the Aortic Arch 

12:35 - 12:45 pm  Rana Pullatt, MD Professor, Division of GI & Laparoscopic Surgery 
Making the Case for Robotic Surgery Training in General Surgery Residency

12:45 - 1:45  Lunch Break and Halsted Members Photograph Bioengineering Building Lobby 

2:30  - 4 pm                             Afternoon Social Tours Three options:

Walking Tour with Dr. Ade Ofunniyin,
Roper House Tour, or self-guided tour of the Waring Library.
Buses depart from Bioengineering Building at 2 p.m.

Waring Library is located on the MUSC campus
and transportation after the Waring tour is on your own. 

Friday, September 13, 2019 

6:30 - 9: am  Breakfast and Registration

7 - 7:45 am  Executive Council Meeting 
  Colleton Room, Charleston Place 


Moderator Eric Elster, MD, Program Committee Chair Cypress Room, Charleston Place Hote

8:30 - 8:50 am  Alfred Cohen, MD Chief Medical Officer, Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals  
Efficacy and Safety of Combined CPP-1X/Sulindac vs CPP-1X or Sulindac Alone
in Patients with Familial A
denomatous Polyposis (FAP): Results from a
Double-Blind, International, Randomized, Phase III Trial 

8:50 -  9:10  AlbertFerreres, MD,  Professor of Surgery, University of Buenos Aires
Chairman, Department of General Surgery 
"Dr. Carlos A. Bocalandro" Hospital
President, Argentine Surgical Academy 
The Disease of Eva Perón: An Example of Ghost Surgery  

9:10 - 9:30 am  Stephen I Schabel, MD Distinguished University Professor of Radiology MUSC
Doctor Who?  So What is your Name Today?  Doctors Changing their Names and Why 

9:30 - 9:50 am  Jeffrey B. Mathews, MD, Surgeon-in-Chief and Chairman,
Department of Surgery Dallas B. Phemister Professor of Surgery
University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences 
South Side Stories: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams and Chicago’s Provident Hospital 

9:50 - 10:10 am  David Mahvi, MD, Professor & Alice Ruth Folk Endowed Chair in Clinical Oncology 
Chief, Oncology Integrated Center of Clinical Excellence 
African American Surgeons in the South after - WWII - Separate….but Equal? 

10:10 - 10:30 am  break 

Moderator:Kevin Behrns, MD President

10:30 - 10:50 am Robert J. McIntyre, Jr. MD, (activating membership) Division Chief, GI, Trauma & Endocrine Surgery  Department of Surgery, University of Colorado The Extremity-Mechanism-Shock Index-GCS (EMS-G) Score Allows Pre-Hospital Massive Transfusion Protocol Activation  

10:50 - 11:10 am Steven Dunn, MD, Chairman, Department of Surgery Chief, Division of Solid Organ Transplantation Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children  Professor of Surgery, Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine  Improving Outcomes in Children with Portal Hypertension 

11:10 - 11:30 am Daniel B. Jones, MD, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Vice Chair of Surgery Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgical Services Director of the Bariatric Program  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center  Sparks, OR Fires, & Fiascos: Why the FUSE Program? 

11:30 -11:50 am  Sherry  Wren, MD, Vice Chair and Professor of Surgery
Director of Global Surgery, Center for Global Health and Innovation,
Stanford University  Director Clinical Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Hospital  
The Interplay of Congestive Heart Failure, Ejection Fraction, and Symptoms
on Post-Operative Mortality 

10 - 12:30  pm Annual Business Meeting (members only) Cypress Room, Charleston Place Hotel  (members only)
Cypress Room, Charleston Place Hotel 

Saturday , September 14, 2019

7:30 - 9:30 am  Breakfast, Charleston Grill 

8:30 -  10:10 SEVENTH SCIENTIFIC SESSION         
 Steven Schulick, MD MBA Secretary/Treasurer  Cypress Room, Charleston Place Hotel 

8:30 - 8: 50 am David McFadden, MD Murray-Heilig Chairman and Professor Department of Surgery, University of Connecticut Surgery and Behavioral Economics 

8:50 - 9:10 am Max R. Langham, MD Professor of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery University of Tennessee-Memphis    Three Lessons from NSQIP-Pediatrics 

9:10 - 9:50 am John Stewart IV MD MBA Presidential Scholar, University of Illinois Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Physician Executive for Oncology Sciences, University of Illinois Health Associate Director for Clinical Sciences, University of Illinois Cancer Center  A Historical Perspective on the Development of Oncolytic Viral Therapies: Perfecting Nanomachines to Treat Cancer 

9:30 - 9:50 am Richard N Pierson, III MD Austen Professor in Cardiac Surgery Scientific Director, Center for Transplantation Sciences Massachusetts General Hospital Xenotransplantation’s Progress Toward the Clinic: Improving Survival of Pig-to-Baboon Lung Xenografts, in Perspective 

9:50 - 10:10 am James A. Black, MD (activating membership) The David Goldfarb, MD Professor of Surgery  Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy   Johns Hopkins Hospital  Discovery and Clinical Paradigms in Connective Tissue Disorder 

10:10 - 10:30 am break

10:30 - 12:10 am EIGHTH SCIENTIFIC SESSION Moderator Ernest Rosato, MD vice president Cypress Room

10:30 - 10:50 am  Ted N. Tsangaris, MD (Activating Membership) Surgical Director, Jefferson Breast Care Center Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery   The Nipple Sparing Mastectomy; Oncologic and Cosmetic Lessons Learned 

10:50 - 11:10 am Craig D. Schiver, MD Col. USA (Ret) Director, Murtha Cancer Center & Research Program Department of Surgery, School of Medicine & Oliver H. Beahrs Professor of Surgery Uniformed Services University Murtha Cancer Center Director Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Use of Longitudinal Samples from the DOD Serum Repository to Identify Candidate Biomarkers for HNSCC 

11:10 - 11:30 am Peter Crookes MD Professor of Surgery University of Southern California  Resident Autonomy vs Patient Safety: Why are They in Conflict and How Can We Enhance Both? 

11:30 - 11:50 am Anneke Schroen, MD(Activating Membership) Associate Professor & Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Department of Surgery University of Virginia  Influence of Gender on Surgery Residency Applicants’ Recommendation Letters  

11:50 - 12:10 pm Katherine Morgan, MD (Activating Membership) Professor and Chief, Division of GI and Laparoscopic Surgery, Department of Surgery Medical University of South Carolina  Best Practice Selection of Chronic Pancreatitis Patients for Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Autotransplantation  

12:10 pm Closing Remarks:  
2019 President Dr. Kevin Behrns 
2020 President Elect - Dr. Ernest Rosato
2019 Meeting Host: Dr. Prabhakar Baliga