2017 Winter Clinics

for Cranial & Spinal Surgery

Sunday, February 26 – Thursday, March 2, 2017
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 of the 2017 Winter Clinics program is available here.

Spinal Program

  • Deformity
  • Opiates and back pain
  • Emerging treatments & technology
  • Controversies in spine surgery
  • Complication avoidance and management
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Case discussion


Cranial Program

  • TBI/Concussion
  • AVM
  • Traumatic vascular injuries
  • Ordinary & extraordinary intracranial lesions
  • Functional neurosurgery
  • Case discussion


Advanced Practice Provider Sessions

  • Anatomy and localization
  • MR/MRA imaging reviews
  • Deformity case studies
  • Pain management
  • Multi-modal monitoring
  • Reversal of oral anticoagulants
  • Ischemic stroke update
  • Endovascular treatment options
  • Challenging CSF leaks

2017 Winter Clinics

Presented by:

Mayfield Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic

The Mayo Clinic

Goodman-Campbell Brain & Spine

Jointly provided by the AANS


2017 Faculty

Burdenko Neurosurigical Institute, Moscow

Nikolay Konovalov, MD, PhD

Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Neel Anand, MD

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

Claudio Feler, MD

Cleveland Clinic

Jeffrey Mullin, MD
Ramon Navarro, MD
Louis Ross, MD
Glen Stevens, DO, PhD
R. Douglas Orr, MD

Danville Orthopedic Spine Center

Leon Abram, MD

Georgetown University

Amjad Anaizi, MD

Indiana University/Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine

Thomas Gianaris, MD
Saad Khairi, MD
Albert Lee, MD
Troy Payner, MD
Eric Potts, MD
Ian White, MD

Internal Medicine

Craig Cleveland, MD

Lariboisière Hospital, Paris

Sebastien Froelich, MD

Louisiana State University

Bharat Guthikonda, MD

Lyerly Neurosurgery

Ricardo Hanel, MD

Mayo Clinic

Kari Andersen, PA-C
Mohamad Bydon, MD
H. Gordon Deen, MD
Sanjeet Grewal, MD
David Miller, MD
Sarah Peacock, MSN, ARNP
Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, MD
Ronald Reimer, MD
Christina Smith, MSN, ARNP
Rabih Tawk, MD
Clarence Watridge, MD

Mayo Clinic Health System

Manish Sharma, MBBS

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

Rush University/Northwest Community Healthcare

Shaun O'Leary, MD, PhD, FAANS

The Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center

Joung Lee, MD

The Spine Clinic of Los Angeles

Larry Khoo, MD

University of Arizona

Allan Hamilton, MD

University of California, San Francisco

Line Jacques, MD
Michael Lawton, MD
Philip Theodosopoulos, MD

University of Cincinnati/Mayfield Clinic

Norberto Andaluz, MD
Robert Bohinski, MD, PhD
Christopher Carroll, MD
Shaun Keegan, PharmD, BCPS
Erin Kennedy, CNP
William Knight, IV, MD
Jennifer Kosty, MD
George Mandybur, MD
Erin McDonough, MD
Jody Miniard, CNP, CNRN
Marc Orlando, MD
Andrew Ringer, MD
William Tobler, MD
Shaun Vuong, MD

University of Illinois at Chicago

Sergey Neckrysh, MD

University of Louisville

Joseph Neimat, MD

University of Michigan

Frank La Marca, MD

University of Minnesota

Andrew Grande, MD
Molly Hubbard, MD

University of Missouri/Springfield Neurological and Spine Institute

Chad Morgan, MD

University of Montréal

Chiraz Chaalala, MD

University of Pennsylvania

Eric Zager, MD

University of Pittsburgh

Micky Collins, PhD

University of Wisconsin

Amgad Hanna, MD


Registration includes access to:

  • All general sessions
  • Exhibit area
  • Reception (Tuesday, February 28)
  • Meeting app

A printable version of our registration form is available here.




Sunday, February 26 - Thursday, March 2


Spinal Program


Sunday, February 26 - Tuesday, February 28




Tuesday, February 28 - Thursday, March 2


Residents, PA's

Fellows, NP's


Sunday, February 26 - Thursday, March 2



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 2017”). The hotel will honor these prices on available block rooms, if booked before January 25, 2017. Please make your reservations as soon as possible.

If more rooms become available we will post information
  • Alpine King $309
  • Deluxe Pinnacle $349
  • Premium Pinnacle $369


Wildwood Snowmass Hotel
(formerly Holiday Inn Express)

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

  • Standard $179



You can purchase discounted lift tickets through Blazing Adventures. Download the 2017 lift ticket order form, fill out and send to Blazing Adventures.



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 30% discount! (25% discount for walk-ins so best to reserve online). The Snowmass Sports store is located slope side, on the mall level of the Westin Snowmass.
Username: Mayfield
Password: Bullrun17


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 2017 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 providing 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 2017 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 2017 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
Reception, Tuesday February 28, from 6:30-8:30 pm

If you have questions regarding corporate support of the 2017 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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