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Primary Care Symposium

Roper St. Francis Physician Partners Presents the 19th Annual Primary Care Symposium

Join us for a multidisciplinary approach to wellness, disease prevention and management and new therapies. Our upcoming primary care symposium will provide concise, comprehensive information for the clinical practitioner addressing primary care updates in hyperparathyroid and osteoporosis, current concepts in treating heart failure, cardiology oncology in primary care, sports medicine management in primary care, wound care, obesity medicine, opioid diversion, and new drug updates.

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Program Planning Directors
F. Strait Fairey, Jr., MD, Robert Oliverio, MD, John Rowe, MD and Chris McLain, MD

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

Accommodation Suggestion
SpringHill Suites Downtown/Riverview, 98 Ripley Point Dr., Charleston, SC 29407, (843) 571-1711

Cost: $50 physicians and advanced practitioners, includes breakfast, lunch and education credits.
Registration is required. 

Register by calling (843) 402-CARE (2273) or register online.


 7:00 a.m.  Registration
 8:15 a.m.  Management of Hyperparathyroidism and Osteoporosis
 Jaimin Patel, DO
 Roper St. Francis Physician Partners Endocrinology
 9:15 a.m.  Wound Care in Primary Care: What is it? What do I do for it? When Should I Refer?
 Mary Hanley, DO
 Roper St. Francis Physician Partners Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care
 10:15 a.m.


 10:30 a.m.  Common Sports – Related Injuries
 Robert Schoderbek, MD
 Roper St. Francis Physician Partners Orthopaedic Surgery
 11:30 a.m.  Heart Failure: Current Concepts, Diagnosis, and Management
 Geetha Pinto, MD
 Coastal Cardiology Associates
  Primary Care and Cardio Oncology
 W. Blount Ellison, MD
 Coastal Cardiology Associates
 12:30 p.m.


 Grand Ballroom

 1:30  p.m.   Why Wait? Lose Weight: An Update in Obesity Medicine
 John Cleek, MD
 Roper St. Francis Physician Partners Obesity Medicine
 2:30 p.m.  Opioid Diversion
 Sarah Chapman, PharmD
 Department of Health & Environmental Control
 3:30 p.m.  New Drug Updates  Wayne Weart, PharmD
 Medical University of South Carolina

Roper St. Francis Healthcare is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Roper St. Francis Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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