Innovation Theater Schedule


MTF Biologics

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Innovations in Plastic Surgery, Past, Present, and Future
Speakers: Dennis Hammond, MD
Location: PSTM Exhibit Hall, Innovation Theater
Description: In this presentation you will experience milestones of innovative solutions introduced in collaboration with plastic surgeons. Novel reconstructive and aesthetic solutions in allografts, xenografts, and devices including FlexHD Pliable, the first and only deeper cut human ADM, providing an expansive portfolio of shapes and sizes; Renuva, the first and only off-the-shelf alternative to small volume fat grafting, LipoGrafter, a comprehensive and efficient fat transfer solution, Meso BioMatrix acellular peritoneal matrix for soft tissue support, and Profile costal cartilage for revision rhinoplasty. And now introducing Extearna, the first and only allograft for total ear reconstruction. The symposium will also provide a brief overview of the history of MTF Biologics as a non-profit founded and governed by surgeons, the markets we serve, our “better approach” to donor selection, the benefits of aseptic processing for safe and effective grafts as we celebrate our 35-year anniversary and 10 million grafts distributed.

Allergan, an AbbVie Company

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Firm & Tone Lotion: For Body
Speakers: TBD
Location: PSTM Exhibit Hall, Innovation Theater
Description: Join us to learn about the new Firm & Tone Lotion for Body. Firm & Tone Lotion for Body is a powerfully effective, targeted treatment. It is dermatologist-tested and formulated to prevent and address visible signs of body skin aging for a youthful, toned look.


3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Don’t Fall for the Myths: 33-Year Perspectives on Breast Implant Safety and Improving Patient Outcomes
Speakers: Roger Wixtrom, MD
Location:PSTM Exhibit Hall, Innovation Theater
Description: World-renowned, board-certified toxicologist, Dr. Roger Wixtrom will provide tips on being a wise consumer of available breast implant information. For the past 33 years, Wixtrom has focused on evaluating breast implants’ safety and clinical performance. We hope you will join us for this unique interactive opportunity to further understand a multitude of breast-related topics committed to improving patient outcomes.



7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Optimizing the Patient Experience using Effective Pain Management in Complex Breast Procedures: A 3D Cadaveric Experience
Speakers: Richard Teames, MD and Risal S. Djohan
Location: Room 210C, BCEC
Description: Understand current trends and perspectives in breast surgery to optimize care and patient experience. Enhance recovery after complex breast procedures using an multimodal, opioid-sparing, approach to pain management. Discover a 3D neural anatomy cadaveric interactive experience for complex breast procedures.


9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Omega3 Rich Fish Skin for Plastic and Reconstructive surgery.
Speakers: Pradeep Mohan, MD
Location: PSTM Exhibit Hall, Innovation Theater
Description: Review of treatment plans for skin and soft tissue reconstruction and unique properties of fish skin.

3M Health Care

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Transforming Incision Management: Innovative Solutions to Help Reduce the Risk of Post-Operative Complications
Speakers: Regina Fearmonti, MD, PA, John P. Fischer, MD, MPH, FACS, Abhishek Chatterjee MD, MBA, FACS
Location: PSTM Exhibit Hall, Innovation Theater
Description: Join us for an inspiring discussion on post operative incision and surrounding tissue management. The discussion will focus on utilizing innovative techniques and technology to help decrease the risk of post-operative complications. Hear from our panel as they present the most current evidence supporting closed incision negative pressure therapy and share their experiences and management tips through complex case presentations.


3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
ASPS/MedTech Innovator Showcase LIVE!
Daniel Ladizinsky, MD, Benjamin Freedman, PhD, Shitel Patel, MD
Location: PSTM Exhibit Hall, Innovation Theater
Description: Please join us for the ASPS/MedTech Innovator Showcase LIVE for short presentations from our inaugural accelerator cohort winners — Limax Biosciences, Sutureguard, and Ad Vital — chosen from hundreds of applicants. Come see how ASPS is furthering surgeon-led innovation with technologies that will benefit you and your patients in the future.