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Saturday, September 26, 2009

Dr Leon K Reber- Invited Lecturer for the Northwest Podiatric Foundation

St. George, UT-September 2009

On September 24-25, 2009, Dr. Leon Reber of the Foot & Ankle Institute in St. George was invited as a guest lecturer for the Northwest Podiatric Foundation Seminar held at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lecturers were carefully selected by the foundation according to the physicians’ training and experience. This was a prestigious opportunity and attendees included podiatric foot & ankle surgeons from all over the nation.

Dr. Leon Reber joined the Foot and Ankle Institute in 2006 and is a specialist in foot and ankle trauma and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Reber completed his residency training in Seattle, Washington. During that time he received extensive training in foot and ankle reconstruction and trauma surgery. He was fortunate to spend a portion of his residency training at one of the top Level 1 Trauma Centers in the country, Harborview Medical Center. He had the opportunity to learn from several experts in the field of foot and ankle surgery, including Sigvard T. Hansen, and was exposed to a wide range of forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle trauma. In addition, he spent one month in Dresden, Germany learning foot and ankle trauma from one of the most respected Traumatologists in Europe, Professor Hans Zwipp.

Topics lectured by Dr. Leon K. Reber

1. Severe Ligamentous Lisfranc Dislocations

2. Acute Syndesmotic Injuries: Pearls & Pitfalls

Mission of the Northwest Podiatric Foundation

The NWPF is a nonprofit organization established in 1979 and dedicated to the advancement of Podiatric research, education and development of new and useful techniques in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery.

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