LSU Health Department of Neurosurgery Hosting Dr. Paul Camarata as the Next Visiting Professor
January 11, 2019 by neuro
The LSU Health Shreveport Department of Neurosurgery is hosting Paul Camarata, MD, FACS, FAANS, as its Grand Rounds Visiting Professor on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at LSU Health Shreveport in Room 3-322.
Dr. Camarata will present The Evanescent Semi-Sitting Position in Tumor Surgery: Time for its Revival?
This event is free to attend, and CME credit is available.
- Recognize the advantages and pitfalls of operating on vestibular schwannoma in the semi-sitting position
- Be able to describe the history of the semi-sitting position and its use in neurosurgery
- Identify the appropriate perioperative adjuncts used in surgery for vesitbular schwannoma in the semi-sitting position
The target audience includes LSU Health Shreveport Neurosurgery faculty, residents, PAs, NPs, and nurses; physicians and residents from relevant departments, such as neurology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, and surgery; medical students; and healthcare professionals from the local area and region.
Meet the Speaker
Dr. Camarata is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree in Italian and Biology from Stanford University, a medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City where he was inspired to pursue a career in neurosurgery by Dr. Charles E. Brackett the KU chair at the time. Dr. Camarate completed the residency program at the University of Minnesota under the mentorship of Dr. Shelley Chou and Dr. Robert Heros. He later completed a fellowship in Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery under Dr. Heros and Dr. Stephen Haines at the University Minnesota as well.
Dr. Camarata helped develop the Mid America/St. Luke’s Brain and Stroke Institute in Kansas City, and continues a very active cerebrovascular and skull base practice.
He is a member of the AANS, the CNS, the NSA, the American College of Surgeons, the North American Skull Base Society, and the Society of University Neurosurgeons. He was named a Knight of Magistral Grace in the Sovereign Military order of Malta, and a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport, School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, School of Medicine, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™ offered is accepted by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
For more information about this event or media inquiries, please contact Deann Jewell, Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator for the LSU Health Shreveport Department of Neurosurgery, at 318-675-5392 or firstname.lastname@example.org.