The Role of Patient Specific Instrumentation in Total Ankles
Originally Broadcast: Tuesday, December 1 at 8:00PM EST
Join us on Dec 1 for an in-depth dive into the world of patient-specific instrumentation (PSI) and its role in total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) patient care. Robert Santrock, MD, of West Virginia University and Mark Easley, MD, of Duke University, will share their perspective on the evolution of PSI in TAA.
Robert Santrock, MD
Robert Santrock, MD, is the chief of foot and ankle surgery at West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine and one of the design team surgeons for EPIC. He received his medical degree from WVU and completed fellowship training at the Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center in Columbus, Ohio, and The Ohio State University. Dr. Santrock is passionate about training future surgeons and is interested in the treatments of post-traumatic arthritis and foot and ankle deformities, and biomechanics of surgical materials.
Mark Easley, MD
Mark Easley, MD, is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and co-director of the foot and ankle fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Easley completed a foot and ankle fellowship at Union Memorial Hospital and a knee fellowship at the Insall Scott Kelly® Institute. He is the immediate past president of AOFAS and continues to be involved in national and international educational opportunities and foot and ankle research. Dr. Easley is a Vantage Total Ankle design team member and has extensive experience in total ankle arthroplasty.