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12th Annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Symposium


Friday, February 28

7-8 a.m. Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits
8-8:15 a.m. Course Welcome and Introduction Kenneth J. Chang, MD
Session 1 Foregut
Faculty moderators: Robert H. Lee, MD, Ninh Nguyen, MD, Shaun Daly, MD, Distinguished moderator: Robert Hawes, MD
8:15–8:30 a.m. Personalizing Care for Your GERD Patient: The Evolving Roles of Endoscopy and Surgery Kenneth J. Chang, MD
8:35–8:50 a.m. Updates on Barrett’s Cancer Detection and Treatment: Sponges, Computer and Knives Jason Samarasena, MD
8:55–9:10 a.m. Surgical Treatment of Obesity: Show Me the Outcomes! Brian Smith, MD
9:15–9:45 a.m. New Therapeutic Targets for GERD: When PPI BID Isn’t Cutting It Robert Lee, MD
9:35–9:50 a.m. Strategies on Hernia Repair and LINX: Old Standards with New Tricks Marcelo Hinojosa, MD
9:50–10 a.m. Break and Exhibits
10:05–11 a.m. Live Case
11:05 a.m.– 12:10 p.m. Lunch and Exhibits
Session 2 Pancreas and Biliary
Faculty moderators: John G. Lee, MD, Ronald Wolf, MD, Fa Chyi Lee, MD Distinguished speaker: Robert Hawes, MD
12:15–12:35 p.m. Biliary Endoscopy: Emerging Technologies Robert Hawes, MD
12:40–12:55 p.m. Treatment Options for Advanced Cholangiocarcinoma Farshid Dayyani, MD
1–1:15 p.m. Surgical Management of Biliary Disease Ronald Wolf, MD
1:15–1:25 p.m. Q&A
1:30–2:30 p.m. Live Case
2:35–2:50 p.m. Break and Exhibits
Session 3 Colorectal
Faculty moderators: Gregory Albers, MD, Joseph Carmichael, MD, Dorna Jafari, MD Guest speaker: Dr. Jessica Allegretti, MD
2:55–3:15 p.m. Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Jessica Allegretti, MD
3:20–3:40 p.m. Intraoperative Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer Dorna Jafari, MD
3:45–4:45 p.m. Live Case
4:50–5:10 p.m. 45 is the New 50: Colorectal Cancer in Younger Patients Gregory Albers, MD
5:15–5:30 p.m. Q&A
5:30–7 p.m. Reception

Saturday, February 29

7:30–8:15 a.m. Registration, Breakfast and Exhibits
Session 4 Option 1: Hands-on Workshop
8 a.m.–noon Hands-on Workshop (Registration Required, Limited Seats Available) 101 City Drive South, Bldg. 22C, Orange, Ca 92868
Session 4 Option 2: Hepatology
Faculty moderators: Ke-Qin Hu, MD; Zeljka Jutric, MD Guest Speaker: Calvin Pan, MD
8:30–8:50 a.m. Overview of the Clinical Trial Data on Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Timothy Morgan, MD
8:55–9:15a.m. Update Treatments and Management of HBV Calvin Pan, MD
9:20-9:40 a.m. Update Treatments and Management of HBC
9:45–10 a.m. Break and Exhibits
10:30–10:50 a.m. Overview of Autoimmune Liver Diseases
10:55–11:15 a.m. Update on HCC management from surgery, ablation to systemic treatment Zeljka Jutric, MD
11:20–11:35 a.m. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
11:35–11:45 a.m. Q&A
11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Lunch
Session 5 Irritable Bowel Disease
Faculty Moderators: Nimisha Parekh, MD; Steven Mills, MD Guest Speakers: Nathan Rojek, MD, Sanjay Kedhar, MD
12:50–1:10 p.m. Anorectal Crohn’s Disease: Current Best Practice and What’s in Store Matthew Brady, MD
1:15–1:40 p.m. I Had a Pouch Placed for UC, but I Now Have Crohn’s: What Do I Do Now? Nimisha Parekh, MD
Steven Mills, MD
1:45–2:15 p.m. Extraintestinal Manifestations of IBD
Dermatology: Pyoderma and Other Cutaneous Manifestations of IBD Nathan Rojek, MD
Ophthalmology: Ophthalmologic Issues Affecting Ibd Patients Sanjay Kedhar, MD
2:20–2:40 p.m. Case Discussion Sanjay Kedhar, MD
3:10–3:30 p.m. I have Crohn’s Disease, Which Biologic Should I Take? Sanjay Kedhar, MD
3:35–4:00 p.m. Q&A

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