Event details:

Title: Adult and Paediatric Spine Conditions - Update for GPs


Topic 1: Spinal Deformity in Children and Adults
Presented by Mr Kristopher Lundine, Orthopaedic Surgeon (Spine)

Topic 2: Modern Spinal Surgery update for GPs
Speaker: Presented by Mr Yagnesh Vellore, Neurosurgeon

Date: Tuesday 02 August, 2022
Time: 7.00pm – 8.15pm
Where: Webinar via Zoom. Dial in from your PC/laptop/mobile phone/tablet
Program: Presentations with Q&A 

Session Overview

This GP Webinar will discuss common causes of spinal deformity in the growing child and when to consider referral to a paediatric spine specialist. It will also discuss how spinal deformity affects the aging spine through adult life and in elderly patients. The webinar will then go on to provide an update on the latest innovations available to patients requiring spinal surgery in the modern era, including artificial disc replacement and robotic spinal surgery. 

This webinar will focus on useful tips for GPs to help manage patients with spinal deformity and the red flags that require specialist referral as well as provide practical management advice for common spinal presentations for GPs.

The presentation will include the opportunity for panel Q&A.

Learning Outcomes

  • Outline common causes of spinal deformity in the growing spine
  • Outline how spinal deformity evolves in the aging patient
  • Discuss contemporary management of common spinal pathology 
  • Outline what modern options are available to patients needing spine surgery 


  • 2 CPD Activity points

Event Registration

To register, please provide the following details and a confirmation ticket will be sent to your email. 

  • First name and surname
  • Email address
  • RACGP number or ACRRM number
  • Practice name
  • Practice suburb and postcode
  • Download the flyer for complete information

Please direct your enquiries to [email protected]

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