Toes in the Sand 2018

Friday, August 17- Sunday, August 19

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
100 South Ocean Boulevard
Manalapan, FL 33462

Palm Beach County Podiatric Medical Association and Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine will host the 2018 Toes in the Sand Conference. Podiatric physicians will have the opportunity to explore innovations, treatments, and more with experienced lecturers at the conference.

9 hours of General
1 hour of Risk Management

Registration Information

  • Palm Beach County Members- FREE
  • FPMA Members- $249
  • Non- FPMA Members- $349
  • Life Members, Residents, or Students- FREE



Brad Bakotic, DO, DPM
Rhett Foundation Group

George Daniel, MD
Interventional Cardiologist
Private Practice (Boynton Beach)

Jonathan Greer, MD
Arthritis & Rheumatology Associates of Palm Beach

Bradley Lamm, DPM
Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute

James Losito, DPM
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

Benjamin Overley, DPM
Tower Health Medical Group

Matthew Regulski, DPM
Ocean County Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates, P.C.

William Scherer, DPM
Bako Diagnostics


Friday August 17, 2018 (5.5 CECH)
10:00 – 11 AMRegistration and Exhibit Hall
11:00 - 12 PM Dr. Jonathan Greer - “What’s New in Treatment of Gout?”
12:00 - 12:30 PMExhibit Break - Lunch
12:30 - 1:15 PMDr. Brad Lamm - "Treatment of Charcot Patients"
1:15 - 2:00 PM Dr. Brad Lamm - "Non surgical and Surgical Treatment of Equinus"
2:00 - 2:25 PMExhibit Break
2:25 - 3:25 PM

Residents's Forum

Harshil Patel, DPM - "Revision of Failed Total Ankle Replacement"

Regina Fiacco, DPM - "Synthetic Cartilage implant for Freiberg's of Lesser Metatarsals"

Kevin Tootle, DPM - "Surgical treatment of dislocated MPJ in Rheumatoid patient"

Brad Lind, DPM - "Posterior malleolus fractures, when and why to fixate"

3:25 - 3:45 PMExhibit Break
3:45 - 5:45 PMDr. William P. Scherer, DPM, MS. "Which lesions to Biopsy and how" Lecture /workshop
Saturday August 18, 2018 (4.5 CECH)
7:15 - 8:00 AMBreakfast at Exhibit Hall
8:00 - 8:40 AMGeorge Daniel, MD - " Having problems healing Venous Insufficiency Wounds? "
8:40 - 9:20 AMJames Losito, DPM - "Treatment Options for Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfuntion
9:20 - 9:45 AMExhibit Break
9:45 - 10:45 AMDr. Mathew Regulski - "The Effects of Remote Ischemic Pre-conditioning on Wound Healing"
12:20 - 12:55 PMBenjamin Overley, DPM - "Is 1st MPJ Arthrodesis the Gold Standard"
12:55 - 1:30 PMBenjamin Overley, DPM - "Non Arthrodesis Surgical Treatment of Flat Foot Deformity

At the conclusion of the seminar, Physicians will be able to:

  • Properly diagnose gout and apply appropriate treatments
  • Identify complex Charcot deformity and surgically treat that deformity
  • Diagnose Equinus and treat conservatively and surgically
  • Demonstrate competence in various surgical procedures for complicated foot and ankle conditions such as failed ankle replacement implants, Freiberg’s disease, and posterior malleolus fractures.
  • Demonstrate the basic principles for performing lower extremity skin Biopsies
  • Diagnose venous insufficiency wounds and related treatment options
  • Properly diagnose and treat posterior tibial tendon pathologies
  • Understanding the future direction of wound healing
  • Demonstrate the basic principles of wounds and timing of biopsies to avoid missed cancerous lesions
  • Demonstrate basic principles of arthrodesis and non-arthrodesis approach to Forefoot and flatfoot pathologies.

*Program objectives are subject to change


Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine. The 2018 Toes in the Sand Conference offers 10 Continuing Education Contact Hours to licensed Podiatrists.

Faculty Disclosure

Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, in accordance with accreditation requirements, will disclose any significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an education presentation and with any commercial supporters of the activity.

Certificate of Completion

Approximately two weeks following the seminar, you will receive a certificate of attendance via e-mail.

Cancellation Policy

Requests received by August 4, 2018: A full refund will be provided for all cancellations.

After August 4, 2018: No refunds will be provided. Exceptions will be considered for extenuating circumstances only, such as medical issues or a death in the family.

An alternate attendee from the same organization may be substituted at any time prior to the conference start with no penalty. However, if the original attendee is an active member (APMA and FPMA) and the alternate is not, the difference in member/non-member rate must be paid at the time of substitution.

Once a registration is made, it is considered final. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows.

Please contact Dr. Kristin Blanchet at 772-266-8499 or via e-mail at or Jeavon Inniss at 305-899-3266 or via email at for any questions regarding conference registration and details.