May 18 May 18
2019
Saturday Sat
Event

Stanford Pituitary Patient Education Day

Location

Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
USA

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Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel

625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto CA, 94301
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The Stanford Pituitary Center invites patients with pituitary disease, their family and friends to Stanford's Pituitary Patient Education Day! 

Topics and Breakout Sessions:

  • Function of the pituitary gland
  • General review of pituitary tumors
  • Endoscopic endonasal surgery for pituitary tumors
  • Quality of life after endonasal surgery
  • Radiation therapy for pituitary tumors
  • Cusing's Disease, prolactinoma, and acromegaly
  • Hypopituitarism therapy and growth hormone deficiency

Course Directors and Speakers:

Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda, MD, FACS
Course Co-Director
Professor of Neurosurgery, and by Courtesy, of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Co-Director, Stanford Skull Base Surgery Program

Laurence Katznelson, MD
Course Co-Director
Professor of Neurosurgery and of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Medical Director, Pituitary Center


Robert Dodd, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, of Radiology and, by Courtesy, of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

 

Peter C. Hwang, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Rhinology) and, by Courtesy, of Neurosurgery

Erin Wipff, MSN, ANP-BC
Nurse Practioner, Department of Neurosurgery

Olivia Chu, NP
Nurse Practiotioner, Neurosurgery

Education Day Agenda

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Check-In: Coffee and Continental Breakfast
 
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Introduction
Drs. Juan Fernandez-Miranda and Laurence Katznelson
 
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM General Review of Pituitary Tumors
Dr. Laurence Katznelson
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Sellar and Suprasellar Lesions: Indications for Surgical Intervention
Dr. Robert Dodd
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Innovations in Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery for Pituitary Tumors
Dr. Juan Fernandez-Miranda
 
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Break
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Care of the Nose and Sinuses After Surgery
Dr. Peter Hwang
 
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Medical Therapies for Hypopituitarism
Dr. Laurence Katznelson
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Breakout Sessions:
Cushing's Disease - Dr. Laurence Katznelson and Olivia Chu, NP
Management Following Surgery: What to Expect? - Dr. Juan Fernandez Miranda, Dr. Peter Hwang, and Erin Wipff, NP
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Coffee Break
 
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Breakout Sessions:
Acromegaly - Dr. Laurence Katznelson and Olivia Chu, NP
Management Following Surgery: What to Expect?Dr. Juan Fernandez Miranda, Dr. Peter Hwang, and Erin Wipff, NP
 
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Q&A with the Faculty
 
4:45 PM  Conference Ends