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Re-Implantation – Trauma Grand Rounds

March 11

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Re-Implantation – Trauma Grand Rounds

Presented By: F. Thomas Kaplan, MD

Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center

Learning Objectives: 

  • Assess severity of hand injury and formulate appropriate referral plan based on knowledge of injured structures
  • Prepare injured hand and amputated parts correctly for transfer to replant center
  • Understand current options for prosthetic use in the upper extremity


Dr. Kaplan comes from Baltimore, MD, where he graduated summa cum laude and valedictorian of his medical school class. He trained in orthopedics at NYU / Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City, then pursued sub-specialty training in hand, microvascular, and upper extremity surgery at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in 2001. Dr. Kaplan is very involved in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and was selected as a Young Leader by the Society in 2007. He has subsequently served on and chaired multiple committees, and is a reviewer for the Journal of Hand Surgery. Dr. Kaplan has a strong commitment to research and education. He has been integrally involved as a lead investigator in multiple studies on collagenase injection for Dupuytren contracture, culminating in FDA approval and publication in the New England Journal of Medicine. He has given numerous national and international lectures, and has been published in multiple journals.


Accreditation Statement: The Beacon Health System is accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: Beacon Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure: Physician(s) and all planners associated with this activity do not have any potential conflict of interest.

Disclosure Statement: As a CME provider accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association, Beacon Health System must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all sponsored educational programs. All faculty participating in these programs must complete a disclosure statement indicating any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufactures, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic.

Commercial Support: No commercial support was used in planning or implementation of the CME activity.

On Demand Details: Recordings are available for credit until 3/11/2021

Questions may be directed to Jenai White at 574.647.7691 or



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