28th Annual Southeastern Orthopaedic Foot Club Meeting

Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa, Birmingham, Alabama

May 4, 2017


The Southeastern Orthopaedic Foot Club Meeting is held annually in conjunction with the Alabama Orthopaedic Society Meeting. This year it is being held at the Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa in Birmingham, Alabama, on Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration and continental breakfast are from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.

The purpose of this conference is to update orthopaedists and other healthcare professionals with new knowledge specifically involving topics regarding the foot and ankle.

At the conclusion of this conference, the participants should be able to:

♦ Utilize procedural and ambulatory care for the disorders of the foot and ankle.

♦ Recognize and incorporate therapeutic options for clinical problems of the foot and ankle.

♦ Apply these new diagnostic and treatment modalities and technical knowledge in the treatment of children and adults with foot and ankle abnormalities, as well as the highly trained athlete.

This conference is sponsored by the University of South Alabama, College of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. The University of South Alabama designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For even more CME credits, you can register for the Alabama Orthopaedic Society Meeting which follows our meeting. Click here to go to their website.


Keynote Speaker

Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Tom Lee.

Dr. Lee graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He remained at Columbia for his Orthopedic Surgery training. He was Fellowship trained at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

He is currently the President Elect of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society. Active in Total Ankle Replacements and Sports Medicine, he is a design surgeon for Wright Medical and Stryker Corporation.

Currently in private practice in Columbus, Ohio, he travels frequently to Asia for Hospital Development.



Course Chairman

Dr. Mark Perry, Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery
University of South Alabama


Conference Speakers

Dr. Tom Lee
Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Center
Westerville, OH
Dr Robert VanderGriend
University of Florida
Dr. Christopher Jones
University of South Alabama
Dr. John Kirchner
Southlake Orthopaedics
Birmingham, Alabama 
Dr. Michael Johnson
University of Alabama at Birmingham 
Dr. Norman Waldrop
Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
Birmingham, Alabama


2017 Agenda, Brochure and Program

To download and print our agenda click here. [PDF document]

To download and print our brochure click here. [PDF document]

To download and print the program click here. [PDF document]


2017 Registration Form

Please fill out our Online Registration Form. You also can download and print our PDF Registration Form. After filling out your form, please make sure to pay your fees via check or the PayPal links below to finalize your registration.


2017 Registration Fees

Physicians - $250 (Before April 28) $275 (After April 28)
Allied Health - $150 (Before April 28) $165 (After April 28)
Residents - $60 (Before April 28) $66 (After April 28)

2016 attendees receive a $25 discount (Physicians and Allied Health Only)




To pay with a check: Make checks payable to South Alabama Medical Science Foundation and mail to:

Tammy Whisenhant
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1601 Center Street, Suite 3N, Room 3160
Mobile AL  36604


To pay with credit card: Click on the "Pay Now" button next to your area of expertise.


Physicians - $250  
Allied Health - $150  
Residents - $60


Hotel Reservations

To make your hotel reservations for the 28th Annual Southeastern Orthopaedic Foot Club Meeting, call Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa at 205-916-7677 and mention Alabama Orthopaedic Meeting for the group rate of $189/night. The deadline for booking your room is Monday, April 10, 2017. If you would like to make your reservations online, click here.

Contact Information

Sharon Tayler
Phone: (251) 751-7519 (Please leave a message if there's no answer.)


Tammy Whisenhant
Phone: (251) 665-8250
Fax: (251) 665-8255


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