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Pre-Congress Symposium & Hands-on Courses

Pre-Congress Symposium

Hands-On Courses

All attendees welcome to invited sessions listed below - no extra fee to attend

08:30 – 10:00 | CRLM


Shimul A. Shah MD, MHCM | USA

Henrik Petrowsky MD | Switzerland

Talia Baker MD | USA

Defining Resectability in CRLM

Sarah Bellemare MD | USA

Tx for CRLM - From Pipe Dream to Reality: Optimizing Patient Selection for Long Term Outcomes

Pål-Dag Line MD, PhD | Norway

HAI Therapy for Unresectable CRLM

Michael E. Lidsky MD | USA

Case Presentations


Skye C. Mayo MD | USA

T. Peter Kingham MD | USA

Roberto Hernandez-Alejandro MD | USA

10:00 – 11:30 | HCC


William C. Chapman MD | USA

Kelly M. Collins MD | USA

Tx for HCC - Time to Ditch My Old Experiments? Are We Optimizing Inclusiveness Through Existing Criteria?

Karim J. Haluzun MD | USA

Who is a Candidate for Hepatic Resection?

Jonathan Hernandez MD | USA

Treatment for HCC - Immunotherapeutic Strategies with Resection and Transplant

Parissa Tabrizian MD | USA

Case Presentations


Ching-Wei D. Tzeng MD | USA

Lucas McCormack MD | Argentina

Elizabeth Pomfret MD, PhD | USA


11:30 – 13:00 | Lunch Break on own

13:00 – 14:30 | Cholangiocarcinoma


Erin C. Maynard MD | USA

Kristopher P. Croome MD | USA

Rx for IHC – Are We Making Any Progress?

Sepideh Gholami MD | USA

Tx for Intrahepatic Cholangio - The Next Frontier or a Far Reach?

Gonzalo Sapisochin MD | Canada

Major Vascular Resections and Reconstructions in Liver/HPB Malignancies - Navigating Tiger Country Without Being Eaten Alive

Eduardo Fernandes MD | Brazil

Case Presentations


Sean P. Cleary MD, MSc, MPH | USA

Christopher J. Sonnenday MD | USA

14:30 – 16:00 | Challenging Decisions on Case Presentations in Diseases of the Pancreas


William G. Hawkins MD | USA

Major Kenneth Lee MD, PhD | USA

NE Tumor

Flavio G. Rocha MD | USA

Radiation Therapy

Alice C. Wei MD, MSc | USA


C. Max Schmidt MD | USA

Case Presentations


Marco Del Chiaro MD | USA

Callisia N. Clarke MD | USA

14:30 – 15:30 | Machine Perfusion


Seung Hee Lee MD | USA

Cristiano Quintini MD | USA

        Selection Criteria for Using the Pump

        Garrett Roll MD | USA

Viability Testing for Super Marginal Livers

Philip Dutkowski MD | USA

Use of the Pump for Enhancing Transplant Logistics

Leigh Anne Dageforde MD, MPH | USA

Normathermic vs. Hypothermic Machine Perfusion (Debate)

Normathermic - Peter Friend MD | USA

Hypothermic - James V. Guarrera MD | USA

15:30 – 16:30 | Advanced Minimally Invasive Liver Surgery Video Session


Adeel S. Khan MD, MPH | USA

Erin Baker MD | USA

Redo Laparoscopic Liver Surgery

Krishna Menon MS | United Kingdom

Advanced Laparoscopic Liver Resections - My Tips and Tricks

Fernando Rotellar MD | Spain

Robotic ALPPS and Vascular Reconstructions

Fabrizio Di Benedetto MD | Italy

        Robotic Donor Hepatectomy

        Yee Lee Cheah MD | USA

Hands-on Course Registration is now closed.

HPB Ultrasound and Advanced Technology Postgraduate Course

Wednesday, March 30th | 7:00 – 12:00

Capacity: 30

(Lab & Didactic)

Fellow $525

Latin American / Low Income Physician $525

Member Physician $725

Non-Member Physician $925


Advanced Tumor Ablation Postgraduate Course

Wednesday, March 30th | 12:00 – 15:30

Capacity: 16

(Lab & Didactic)

—Fellow $400

—Latin American / Low Income Physician $400

—Member Physician $475

—Non-Member Physician $600

Advanced Practice Provider Symposium

All attendees welcome to invited sessions listed below - no extra fee to attend

12:30 – 14:30


Sarah Reed PA-C, MHS | USA

Post Hepatectomy Liver Failure: Prevention and Management

Jennifer Sharp MSN, ACNP | USA

Controversies in Transplant for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Kaitlyn Musto PA-C | USA

Management of Acute and Long-Term Complications Post Pancreatic Surgery
Michelle Williamson PA-C | USA

Pharmacologic Challenges in HPB Patients

Laura Hatfield PharmD | USA

HPB Anatomy Review

Gina Raimondi PA | USA

Keynote Speaker

Anne Covey MD | USA

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