Primary Care Symposium
Primary Care Symposium
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Continuing Medical Education

13th Annual Primary Care Symposium

Roper St. Francis Physician Partners Presents the 13th Annual Primary Care Symposium

Join us for a full day of clinical topics in adult patient management addressing lung cancer from screening to treatment, updates on prostate cancer screening guidelines, multi-specialty approach to pelvic health, weight loss surgery and metabolic management, connective tissue disorders, low back pain management, oncology clinical trials and the Levine Cancer Center.

Saturday, December 7, 2013 I 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The Country Club of Charleston, 1 Country Club Road, Charleston, SC 29412

$50 includes breakfast, lunch and education credits (7.25 hours category 1)

Roper St. Francis is accredited by the South Carolina Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Roper St. Francis designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration is required. Please register by calling (843) 402-CARE (2273) or register now.





7:30 - 8 a.m.

Breakfast, Registration and Material Pick-up

8 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

F. Strait Fairey, MD
Board Chairman

Adult Track

8:15 a.m.

The Roper St. Francis Levine Cancer Institute Partnership

Steve Akman, MD, Medical Director
Roper St. Francis Cancer Care

8:45 a.m.

AUA PSA Guidelines: Can We Live With Them?

William Carter, MD
Lowcountry Urology Clinics
9:15 a.m.

Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening

Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program

Matthew Brady, MD, Roper Radiology
Elizabeth Kline, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery of Charleston

10:15 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Pelvic Floor Disorders

Anthony Firilas, MD
Roper St. Francis Pelvic Health Center
11:30 a.m.

Weight Loss Surgery vs Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery: Is There a Difference?

Ken Mitchell, MD
Roper St. Francis Bariatric & Metabolic Services
12:30 p.m.     



Grand Ballroom
David Dunlap, President & CEO

1:30  p.m.

Gout: Treating By the Numbers

Clinical Update on Systemic Lupus

RA: Diagnosis and Long Term Management

Alan Nussbaum, MD
Erica Anderson, DO
Sofia Aksentijevich, MD
Rheumatology Associates
2:30 p.m.

Treatment Options for Low Back Pain and Update on Opioid Management

Ellen Rhame, MD
South Carolina Pain Specialists
3:30 p.m.

New Drug Updates

Wayne Weart, Pharm. D



Primary Care Symposium
Saturday, December 7
7:30 a.m.
Country Club of Charleston

Cost: $50

For more information call
(843) 402-CARE (2273)

Register now.