Boswick 2023 Symposium, January 21-26

Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott, Maui, Hawaii

The Boswick Burn and Wound Care Symposium is an international conference that covers the latest advancements in wound healing, burn care, and infection control. Presentations will be made by physicians, nurses, researchers, related medical specialists, and others involved in the care of soft tissue injuries and related complications. The meeting is designed for physicians, researchers, investigators, nurses, therapists, dieticians, and others interested in development of techniques, treatments, drugs, and devices in the study and management of wound healing, wound management, burn care, and infection control. 

Kerecis Presenting at Boswick 2023

Sunday – 1/22/2023

12:00-12:15 PM

The use of Kerecis as a Dermal Substitute for Acute Wounds and Burn Reconstruction 

Speakers: Dr. Rajiv Sood, MD
Location: Pikake I&II

Dr. Rajiv Sood, M.D., FACS, is a distinguished reconstructive plastic surgeon who joined the Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America in February 2021 and currently serves as the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Services.

12:45-01:45 PM
Lunch Symposium

Fishing for Results: Utility of Kerecis GraftGuide in the Management of Complex Burns and Reconstructive Surgeries

Opening speaker: Fertram Sigurjonsson Founder & CEO of Kerecis
Speakers: MD, Dr. Arial Aballay, MD, Dr. Rajiv Sood, MD
Moderator: Hilmar Kjartansson
Location: The Puakenikeni Room

Monday – 1/23/2023

08:15-08:30 AM

A Case Series Using Acellular Dermal Matrix Fish Skin in Reconstruction of Full Thickness Wounds

Speakers: Dr. Ram Velamuri, Associate Professor Plastic Surgery at Firefighters Burn Center, Memphis
Location: Pikake I&II

Dr. Velamuri went to St louis university for an integrated plastic surgery residency. Finished a one year burn Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Full time academic plastic/burn surgeon. Also serve as the Medical director, Firefighters Burn center, Burn Fellowship Director UTHSC Memphis and current chair of Global outreach committee (ABA). 

05:00-06:00 PM
Poster Session

Intact Fish Skin Xenograft: A Novel Concept for Treating Large Soft Tissue Defects After Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection of the Back 

Speakers: Dr. Marcus F. Yarbrough, Physician – Wound and Burn Care, APT Healthcare, Integrated Wound Care
Location: Aulani Foyer

Tuesday- 1/24/2023

02:00 PM

Waves of Wisdom – Kerecis Case Presentation

Location: Kapa Pool

Wednesday – 1/25/2023

05:30-06:45 PM

Clinical Experience of Omega 3 Fish Graft in Full Thickness Wounds

Speakers: Dr. Ariel M. Aballay, West Penn Hospital / AHN

Meet Kerecis at Boswich 2023

Book a meeting with Dr. Hilmar Kjartansson M.D., during Boswich 2023 in Hawaii