Functional Radiosurgery Webinar
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Title: Practical Case Based Discussions of Functional Radiosurgery for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Essential Tremors
Presenter: Sameer A. Sheth, MD, PhD
Presenter: Tony J.C. Wang, MD
Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM PT
Where: Your Computer and/or Telephone
Description

Join us as Dr. Sameer A. Sheth, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director and Founder of the Functional and Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and Dr. Tony J.C. Wang, Co-Director of the Center for Radiosurgery and an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology (in Neurological Surgery) at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, present Practical Case Based Discussions of Functional Radiosurgery for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Essential Tremors.

Learning Objectives

The objectives of this session are:

    • Describe SRS indications and contraindications for obsessive compulsive disorder and essential tremors
    • Explain key SRS contouring and treatment planning issues related to functional disorders
    • Discuss rationale for single fraction SRS for functional disorders
Presenters

Sameer A. Sheth, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director and Founder of the Functional and Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Sheth specializes in the treatment of patients with Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, Brain Tumors, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Hydrocephalus, and certain Psychiatric Disorders. Working with a world-class multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, neurologists, psychiatrists, radiologists, and others he provides compassionate, state-of-the-art care for his patients.

Additionally, Dr. Sheth is a neuroscientist, with PhD and post-doctoral training in neurophysiology. His research has been funded by the NIH, the Harvard Catalyst, the MGH Cancer Center, and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Sheth is Director and Founder of the Functional and Cognitive Neurophysiology laboratory, which focuses on the study of human decision-making, behavior, and cognitive processes.

Tony J.C. Wang, MD, is the Co-Director of the Center for Radiosurgery and an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology (in Neurological Surgery) at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Wang cares for patients with all types of cancer, with extensive expertise in malignant and benign brain tumors. His research interests are in Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery and brain tumors.

Dr. Wang received his B.A. and M.D. degrees from University of Missouri Kansas City Medical School, during which time he was also a Clinical Research Training Program Fellow at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. He received internship training at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Wang received his radiation oncology training at New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia campus), where he was Chief Resident from 2011-2012.

As a member of the Brain Tumor Center, Gamma Knife Center, and Pituitary Tumor Center, Dr. Wang is part of a multidisciplinary team that brings expertise from multiple specialties, including neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, neuroradiology, and neuro-endocrinology. He serves as a reviewer for various medical journals and is a member of several medical societies.


About Our Webinars

Live Webinars are free to anyone interested in learning about SRS/SBRT. Please note the following:
    • Access to recorded webinars is limited to RSS members only.
    • CMEs for attending live webinar broadcasts are available to RSS physician members at no cost, just one of the many benefits of being an RSS member.
    • CMEs for non-RSS member physicians attending live broadcasts are $19.95. 
    • For purposes of documenting CME attendance, each person must register individually and attend the entire broadcast. Certificates of Attendance will be issued based on these registration requirements, no exceptions.

CME Live Activity Overview (Physicians Only)

To be eligible for documentation of CME credit, physicians must attend the entire live webinar and complete an evaluation form. All physician attendees will be contacted after the live webinar with CME evaluation information and any associated fee. Although we cannot provide CE at this time for all medical professionals due to limited staffing and financial resources, we are currently working with organizations to offer CE in the future.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 408.385.9411.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AMEDCO and the Radiosurgery Society (the RSS). AMEDCO is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

AMEDCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 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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