2018 Winter Clinics

for Cranial & Spinal Surgery

Sunday, February 25 – Thursday, March 1, 2018
Westin Snowmass, Snowmass Village, CO

Be part of one of the nation’s most exciting cranial and spinal surgery meetings at the beautiful Westin Snowmass in Snowmass Village, Colorado. 

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The program features presentations by nationally recognized neurological and orthopaedic surgeons on some of today’s most pressing topics. Once again, we will add Advanced Practice Provider sessions.

A pdf the Winter Clinics program is available here.

Spinal Program

  • Emerging treatments
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Complex spine surgery
  • Spine surgery complications & outcomes
  • Concussion/TBI


Cranial Program

  • Controversies in cranial surgery
  • Cerebrovascular/Endovascular
  • Functional neurosurgery
  • Ordinary & extraordinary intracranial lesions
  • CPC – "Stump the Chump"


Advanced Practice Provider Sessions

  • Anatomy
  • Imaging reviews
  • Spinal fractures
  • Hands-on experience
  • Endovascular treatment options
  • Case studies


2018 Winter Clinics

Presented by:

Mayfield Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic

The Mayo Clinic

Goodman-Campbell Brain & Spine

Jointly provided by the AANS



2018 Faculty


Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Neel Anand, MD

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

Claudio Feler, MD

Cleveland Clinic

Glen Stevens, DO, PhD
R. Douglas Orr, MD

Georgetown University

Amjad Anaizi, MD

Indiana University/Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine

Brandon Lane, MD
Troy Payner, MD

Louisiana State University

Bharat Guthikonda, MD

Lyerly Neurosurgery

Andrew Cannestra, MD, PhD
Ricardo Hanel, MD

Mayfield Clinic

Norberto Andaluz, MD
Robert Bohinski, MD, PhD
Michael Kachmann, MD
George Mandybur, MD
Jody Miniard, DNP, ACNP-BC
Marc Orlando, MD
Zachary Tempel, MD
William Tobler, MD
Robert Whitten, MD

Mayo Clinic

William Clifton, III, MD
Christy Collins, ARNP
H. Gordon Deen, Jr., MD
Kelly Gassie, MD
Christopher Graffeo, MD
Sanjeet Grewal, MD
Neil Haranhalli, MD
Michael Link, MD
David Miller, MD
Dan Price, MD
Ronald Reimer, MD
Jason Seigel, MD
Jon Stone, MD
Kathryn Van Abel, MD
Clarence Watridge, MD
Jang Won Yoon, MD, MS

Mayo Clinic Health System

Manish Sharma, MBBS

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Claudio Tatsui, MD

Methodist Neurological Institute

Rob Parrish, MD, PhD, FAANS

Michigan Head & Spine Institute

Mick Perez-Cruet, MD, MS


Northwestern University

Tyler Koski, MD

Ohio State University

Russell Lonser, MD

Oregon Health & Science University

Edmund Frank, MD

Radiation Oncology Consultants

Patrick Sweeney, MD

Rush University Medical Center

Richard Fessler, MD, PhD

Rush University/Advocate Lutheran General Neurosurgery

George Bovis, MD

The Spine Clinic of Los Angeles

Larry Khoo, MD

University of Arizona

Allan Hamilton, MD

University of California, San Francisco

Elizabeth Hannigan, NP
Line Jacques, MD, MSc
Philip Theodosopoulos, MD
Jennifer Viner, MD

University of Cincinnati

William Jeong, MD
Shaun Keegan, PharmD, BCPS
Jeffrey Keller, PhD
William Knight, IV, MD
Smruti Patel, MD
Shawn Vuong, MD

University of Colorado, Denver

Brad Duhon, MD

University of Florida Health

Laura McLauchlin, DNP

University of Illinois at Chicago

Sergey Neckrysh, MD

University of Louisville

Joseph Neimat, MD

University of Minnesota

Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Eric Zager, MD

University of Pittsburgh

Micky Collins, PhD
Edward Monaco, III, MD, PhD
David Okonkwo, MD, PhD

University of Utah

William Couldwell, MD, PhD

University of Wisconsin

Amgad Hanna, MD

Vanderbilt University & National Football League

Allen Sills, MD


Registration includes access to:

  • All general sessions
  • Exhibit area
  • Dinner (Tuesday, February 27)
  • Meeting app

A printable version of our registration form is available here.




Sunday, February 25 - Thursday, March 1


Spinal Program


Sunday, February 25 - Tuesday, February 27




Tuesday, February 27 - Thursday, March 1


Residents, PA's

Fellows, NP's


Sunday, February 25 - Thursday, March 1



The Westin Snowmass and Holiday Inn Express (formerly Wildwood Snowmass) are holding a limited number of rooms. The room rates shown below are part of the Winter Clinics room block (mention “Winter Clinics 2018”). The hotel will honor these prices on available block rooms, if booked before January 24, 2018. Please make your reservations as soon as possible.


To make reservations, call: Westin Snowmass 800-525-9402

  • Alpine King $309
  • Deluxe Pinnacle $349
  • Premium Pinnacle $369
Wildwood Snowmass Hotel

To make reservations, call:
Holiday Inn Express 800-525-9402

  • Standard $179

You can purchase discounted lift tickets through Blazing Adventures. Order online or download the 2018 lift ticket order form (.pdf), fill out and send to Blazing Adventures.

Order Online

Lift Tickets PDF


Go to SnowmassSports.com/log-in/. You will be prompted to enter the following username and password. As a meeting participant, you will get a 40% discount! The Snowmass Sports store is located slope-side and adjacent to Starbucks, on the mall level of the Westin Snowmass. (Please note: Their system will take a 1-day deposit for each skier at 20% off. The 40% discount will be applied when you pick up your skis at Snowmass Sports.)

Username: Mayfield
Password: Bullrun18


There is a daily resort service charge of $10 per day for the Westin Snowmass and Holiday Inn Express. This charge includes: shuttle service to and from the Aspen/Snowmass Airport; high speed internet in guestrooms; local shuttle; local and 800 calls; ski valet at Westin Snowmass; and ski storage at Holiday Inn Express.

Check-in time is 4 pm. Check-out time is 11am.

Visit the Westin Snowmass website for more information. Additional area information is available at SnowmassVillage.com.



Every year, The Winter Clinics for Cranial and Spinal Surgery brings together nationally recognized neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons for a week of educational programming on today’s most pressing topics. If you have never attended in the past, or if this is an annual event for your company, your company’s presence at the 2018 Winter Clinics is a must!

Exhibitor space is available for the entire 5-day program for $4500. Companies may also choose to exhibit at either the Cranial or Spinal portions of the program for $3500 each.

In addition to providng financial support, you can play an integral role by encouraging surgeons within your target market to consider attending the Winter Clinics.

If your company is interested in participating in the 2018 Winter Clinics as an exhibitor or making an Educational Grant, contact us for more information.

A printable version of our Corporate registration form is available here.

As an exhibiting company for The 2018 Winter Clinics, you will receive the following:

  • Daily exposure to your target audience
  • One-on-one time with attendees and faculty
  • Exhibit space located within event venue
  • 6' skirted/draped table & chairs
  • Signage
  • Attendance at meals, and reception for each attendee

Regular Exhibit Hours
Daily from 6:30 am – 10:00 am and 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Dinner, Tuesday February 27, from 6:30-8:30 pm

If you have questions regarding corporate support of the 2018 Winter Clinics please contact:

Christa McAlpin, Events Specialist
Mayfield Clinic
3825 Edwards Road #Suite 300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45209
Phone: 513-569-5251
Fax: 513-569-5365
Email: cmcalpin@mayfieldclinic.com


Christa McAlpin - Events Specialist
Email: cmcalpin@MayfieldClinic.com
Phone: 513-569-5251

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