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The OSU Department of Plastic Surgery was pleased to host:

the 5th Amiens Perforator Flap Conference / 9th Annual Ruberg Symposium

August 24–26, 2017

This international meeting is held in Amiens, France and was hosted in the United States for the first time!

Keynote speaker - Dr. J.P. (Joon Pio) Hong

Distinquished visiting faculty - Dr. Pierfrancesco Cadenelli (Italy), Dr. Christian Herlin (France), Dr. Musa Mateev (Kyrgyzstan), Dr. Michel Saint-Cyr (USA), Dr. Peter Nthumba (Kenya), Dr. Julie Park (USA), Dr. Raphael Sinna (France), Dr. Jason Souza (USA), and Dr. Ron Yu (USA)



Dr. Michael Miller & Dr. J.P. (Joon Pio) Hong







Drs. Ron Yu, J.P. Hong, Pierfrancesco Cadenelli & Raphael Sinna






Dr. Rajiv Chandawarkar (OSU Amiens Flap Course organizer) & Dr. Raphael Sinna (Amiens Flap Course founder)





International experts of perforator/propellor flaps arrived from 6 countries for a great meeting!  August 24 was cadaveric dissection of 9 key flaps and surgical details.  August 25-26 encompassed ‘Breakfast-to-Cocktail’ sessions with cutting edge aspects of technology-rich perforator surgery.  This conference was a unique opportunity for busy clinicians to exchange educational pearls and pitfalls, meet vendors of new products and scientific innovators to meet business leaders.