Scoliosis & Spine Lunch & Learn Seminar Series

Webinar Series // 11:30am–12:30pm EST

Columbia Pediatric Orthopedics invites you to join our new Lunch & Learn webinar series focusing on scoliosis and spine conditions across the lifespan. The series, held five or six times per year depending on scheduling, is designed to improve scoliosis and spine care by providing participants and faculty a forum for interaction and collaboration.

The series kicks off on Monday, October 2 with: 

Tether Decision Making and Post Op Physical Therapy 

Speakers and Agenda 

  • Dr. Michael Vitale, MD - overview on history of procedure, indications of vertebral body tethering (VBT), contraindications, ideal candidate for VBT, and risk factors
  • Trella Allen, DPT - case study review.  Review a recent case of VBT and their post op rehab
  • Introduction/moderator - Prachi Bakarania, DPT
  • Questions and answers


Please mark your calendars for the following dates and watch for registration details:
January 29, 2024
March 4, 2024
May 20, 2024

Throughout the year, the series will cover a variety of topics with presentations, case reviews and Q&A sessions. Topics will be presented by Columbia Orthopedics experts, as well as some invited guests.

All healthcare providers treating the Spine and Scoliosis population are encouraged to attend--please feel free to forward details to friends and colleagues.

Ideas for future topics? Shoot an email to:

Register Here

Watch Recordings from Previous Webinars