POA 67th Annual Congress


16-19 November 2016 EDSA Shangri-La Hotel  


Theme: “Fusing Knowledge & Technology to Address Orthopaedic Challenges”


NOVEMBER 16 (Wednesday)



ICL1: Complex Elbow Fractures (Phil. Orthopaedic Trauma Society)  

7:00 – 7:45           Distal Humerus (Dr Adel Belen)

7:45 – 8:30           Fracture Dislocation (Dr Noel Carilo)


ICL2: Phil. Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society [Mactan]

Moderators: Drs. Roberto Lopez & Carlos Estil                                                                                                             

7:00 – 7:15           Flatfoot Treatment with Tendon Transfers (Carlo Borbon)

7:15 – 7:30           FHL Transfer for Chronic Achilles Tears (Jovit Paz)

7:30 – 7:45           Tendon Transfers for Dorsiflexion Paralysis (Nando Acance)

8:00 – 8:15           Tendon Transfers for Club Foot Disorders (Ana Decenteceo)

8:15 – 8:30           Open Forum


ICL3: Phil. Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine [Boracay]

Moderators: Drs. Janis Espino-de Vera & Marc Castro

7:00 – 7:15           Pediatric Knee Anatomy – Dr. Rottie Flores

7:15 – 7:30           Current Concepts in Pediatric Sports Ligamentous Injuries - Dr Alfred Villarico?

7:30 – 7:45           Ligament Reconstruction in the Pediatric Knee - Dr Carmelo Braganza?

8:00 – 8:15           Patellofemoral Syndromes in Pediatric Patients - Dr Rich Pasion

8:15 – 8:30           Open Forum



8:30 – 9:00           Ultrasound for Shoulder Pathologies: How Useful is it to Orthopaedic Surgeons?



Moderator: Dr.Alberto Ma.V. Molano

9:00 – 9:15           Shoulder Trauma (Dr. Patrick Dizon)

9:15 – 9:30           Clavicular Injuries (JC Paredes)

9:30 – 9:45                           AC Joint Injuries (C Borbon)

9:45 – 10:00         Open Forum

Moderator: Dr. Orson Odulio

10:00 – 10:15       Proximal Humerus Fractures, 3&4 part (Dr. Jonathan Ronquillo)

10:15 – 10:35       Anatomical Shoulder Replacement for Fractures (Dr. Joo Han Oh)

10:35 – 10:55       Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement for Fractures (Dr. Joo Han Oh)

10:55 – 11:10      Open Forum 

Moderator: Dr. Randolph Molo

11:10 – 11:25       Shoulder Instability (Dr. Raymond Nuñez)

11:25 – 11:40       Traumatic Rotator Cuff Tears (Dr. Joo Han Oh)

11:40 – 12:00      Open Forum


12:00 NN – 1:00 PM           LUNCH SYMPOSIUM I [Isla Ballroom]


Moderators: RJ Kokseng & JC Estil

1:00-1:15              Biologics and Stem Cell Therapy for Osteoarthritis: Current and Future Options ()

1:15-1:30              Biologics and Stem Cell Therapy for Osteoarthritis: Applications for our Local Population (Dr. Alan Raymundo)

1:30-1:45              Open Forum

1:45-2:00              Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Establishing Diagnosis Early and Accurately (Dr. Nilo Paner)

2:00-2:15              Strategies for Revision Surgery after PJI: Dealing with Bone Loss and Implant Selection (Dr. Andrew Taberrah)

2:15-2:30              Outpatient Total Knee Replacement: How and when is it possible? (Dr. Christopher Mow)

2:30-2:45              Out-Patient Knee Arthroplasty: Initial Philippine Experience? (Ramon Gustilo)

2:45-3:00              Short Stay Total Knee Replacement: What is the Standard of Care? (Dr. Jose Fernando Syquia)

3:00-3:30              Open Forum, PHKS Anniversary Presentation and Close


1:30 – 2:00           Orientation of New Fellows [Boracay]

1:30 – 4:00 PM    Residents Research Forum [Mactan]

1:30 – 4:00           POSP Interesting Case Presentation [Batanes]

5:00 PM                 OPENING CEREMONY [Isla Ballroom]

7:00 PM                 FELLOWSHIP NIGHT [Isla Ballroom]


NOVEMBER 17 (Thursday)

ICL 4: Association for the Study and Application of the Methods of Ilizarov: Limb Deformity Evaluation and Management   [Batanes]

7:00-7:30              Registration

7:30-8:00              Defining the Axes of the Lower Extremity         (Dr. Cielo Balce)

8:00-8:30              Principles of Deformity Correction                    (Dr. Danny Dungca)        

8:30-9:00              Clinical Applications of Deformity Principles     (Dr. Juanito Javier) 


ICL 5: GIANT CELL TUMOR - Phil. Musculoskeletal Tumor Society [Mactan]

Moderator: Dr. J Bertol

7:00 – 7:15           Introduction/Clinicoradiologic Features/Diagnosis - Dr. Dimayuga

7:15 – 7:30           Medical management - Dr. Judith Akol

7:30 – 7:45           Surgical management - Dr Rafael Claudio

8:00 – 8:15           Pitfalls - Dr Edward Wang

8:15 – 8:30           Case presentation


ICL 6: Assoc. of Hand Surgeons of the Phils. [Boracay]

Moderators: Drs. Henry Calleja and Bai Justiniano

7:00 – 7:30           Acute Hand Infections: Are We Treating It Right? (Eugenio Brito, MD)

7:30 – 8:00           Tuberculosis of the Hand: Should We Be Alarmed? (Lucille Detoyato, MD)

8:00 – 8:30           Tropical Diabetic Hand Syndrome: Fact or Fiction? (Ellen Y. Lee, MD)

8:30 – 9:00           Open Forum


10-1030                                 Snack Symposium: MSD

9:00 – 12:00 NN                  PLENARY SESSION III: MUSCULOSKELETAL INFECTIONS [Isla Ballroom]

Ultrasound in Orthopedic Infections (Dr. J. Antonio Bouffard)

Diagnostic Ultrasound and UTZ-Guided Interventions in Orthopaedics (Dr. J. Antonio Bouffard)

9:00 – 12:00         PBO Annual Meeting with Training Programs [Boracay]

12:00– 1:00          LUNCH SYMPOSIUM II (Fitness Quotient Lecture by Dr. Gar Eufemio) [Isla Ballroom]

1:30 – 4:00 PM    POA ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING [Isla Ballroom]

4:00 PM                 FITNESS QUOTIENT ACTIVITIES [Marquee]

7:00 PM                 PRESIDENT’S NIGHT / ALUMNI NIGHT [E’s Bar]


NOVEMBER 18 (Friday)


7:30 – 10:00 AM                 PLENARY SESSION III: PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS I [Isla Ballroom] (with Faculty from Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America)

Angular Deformities in Children

Congenital Clubfoot: Treatment Options from Infancy to Adolescence

Congenital Vertical Talus: Manipulation and Casting Technique 

10-10:30               AM Snack: Cathay Drug

10:30 - 12:00       PLENARY SESSION IV: PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS II [Isla Ballroom] (with Faculty from Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America)

12:00 – 1:00 PM   LUNCH SYMPOSIUM III: Antibiotics Stewardship in Orthopaedics

1:30 – 5:00 PM    PLENARY SESSION V: PEDIATRIC HIP [Isla Ballroom]

(15 mins) Hip Joint Distraction Treatment for LCPD (Bobby Kw Ng)

Legg-Calve Perths’ Disease

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Treatment Options from Infancy to Adolescence

1:30 – 5:30 PM    FREE PAPER SESSIONS [Mactan]

1:30 – 5:30 PM    PBO Residents’ Free Paper Session [Boracay]

1:30 – 5:30 PM    Ultrasound Imaging Workshop [Batanes]

7:00 PM                 CONGRESS BANQUET [Isla Ballroom]


NOVEMBER 19 (Saturday)

8:00 – 12:00         AHSP Splinting Workshop [Boracay]

10:00 – 12:00      Ponseti Casting Workshop [Mactan]

8:00-12:00nn       PSON/ORNAP Workshop [c/o MAP Ramos/Exaltacion]

7:30 - 10:30          PLENARY SESSION V: PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS II [Isla 1 &2] (with Faculty from Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America)

(15 mins) Femoral Neck Fractures in Children (Bobby Kw Ng)

Upper Extremity Fractures in Children

Lower Extremity Fractures in Children

Treatment of Physeal Injury Sequelae


Cutting Edge Knowledge on Osteoporosis: Prevention & Treatment

Hip Fractures in the Elderly: Meeting the Challenges                  




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