ASPS / MSS Migraine Surgery Symposium Sat, Oct 10 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CDT

Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify migraine headaches and related medication overdoses.
  2. Identify anatomy of supraorbital, supratrochlear, zygomaticotemporal and auriculotemporal nerve trigger sites.
  3. Identify anatomy of the greater, third, and lesser occipital nerve trigger sites.
  4. Plan and demonstrate the surgical treatment of the trigger sites (including frontal and temporal, rhinogenic, auriculotemporal, and greater and lesser occipital).
  5. Discuss strategies related to practice management and medical coding for integration of migraine treatment into a practice.

Click here to register now.


Subject to change

8:00 AM

Welcoming Remarks

8:10 AM

An Overview of Migraine Headaches

8:30 AM

Medication Overuse Headaches and Patient Selection for Surgery

8:45 AM

Clinically Applied Anatomy of Supraorbital, Supratrochlear, and Auriculotemporal Nerve Trigger Sites

9:05 AM

Anatomy of the Zygomaticotemporal Trigger Site

9:15 AM

Anatomy of the Greater, Third and Lesser Occipital Nerve Trigger Sites

9:35 AM

Variations in Nerve Anatomy

9:50 AM

Detection of Trigger Sites: The Surgeon's Role

10:10 AM

Getting Started: Pearls of Setting Up Your Migraine Practice (including billing and coding)

10:30 AM

Panel Discussion

10:50 AM


11:00 AM

Surgical Treatment of the Frontal and Temporal (Endoscopic) Trigger Sites

11:15 AM

Surgical Treatment of the Frontal and Temporal (Open) Trigger Sites

11:30 AM

Surgical Treatment of the Rhinogenic Trigger Sites

11:45 AM

Surgical Treatment of the Auriculotemporal Trigger Site

12:05 PM

Surgical Treatment of the Greater Occipital Trigger Sites

12:20 PM

Surgical Treatment of the Lesser Occipital Trigger Sites

12:35 PM

Surgical Treatment of Nummular Headaches

12:50 PM

Secondary Surgeries: How to Deal with Surgical Failures

1:05 PM

Post Operative Medication Management

1:25 PM

Panel Discussion

2:00 PM


2:30 PM

Migraine Surgical Video - Bahman Guyuron, MD Surgeon

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.