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F117 - Medical and Surgical Management of Nail Disorders

Monday, March 4; 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Diagnose and treat common infectious, neoplastic, and inflammatory nail disorders
  • Recognize clinical settings in which nail biopsy and other nail assessments and can lead to the correct diagnosis of nail problems in children and adults management.
  • Distinguish benign vs malignant nail pigmentation using history, clinical, and dermatoscopic nail features to determine when nail biopsy is mandatory and when it is safe to watch nail pigmentation.


This fast-paced session will build on our very popular Nail Rock Star session last year. World famous nail experts will present their best cases of medical and surgical nail problems. Plan to be educated and entertained by the best of the best.


  • Adigun, Chris, MD: Celgene Corporation – Speaker/Faculty Education(H); Cipher Pharmaceuticals – A(H); Ortho Dermatologics – SP(H); Sandoz, a Novartis company – A(H); Sciton Inc. – SP(H); YouVeeShield – C(SO);
  • Baran, Robert L., MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Hinshaw, Molly A., MD: Accure Medical, LLC – F(ST);
  • Holzberg, Mark J., MD: Wiley-Blackwell – O(IP);
  • Lipner, Shari, MD, PhD: MOE Medical Devices LLC – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Lo Sicco, Kristen Irene, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Piraccini, Bianca Maria, MD: Canfield Scientific, Inc. – C(Fees); ISDIN – C(Fees); L'OrĂ©al France – A(Fees); Pierre Fabre Dermo Cosmetique France – A(Fees);
  • Rich, Phoebe, MD: AbbVie – I(Grants/Research Funding); Boehringer Ingelheim – I(Grants/Research Funding); Bristol-Myers Squibb – I(Grants/Research Funding); Cassiopea SpA – I(Grants/Research Funding); Dermavant Sciences – I(Grants/Research Funding); Eli Lilly and Company – I(Grants/Research Funding); Galderma Laboratories, L.P. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Janssen-Ortho Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Kadmon Corporation, LLC – I(Grants/Research Funding); LEO Laboratories Ltd (LEO Pharma) – I(Grants/Research Funding); Moberg Derma – I(Grants/Research Funding); Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. – I(Grants/Research Funding); UCB – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Richert, Bertrand, MD, PhD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Rigopoulos, Dimitris, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Scher, Richard K., MD: MOE Medical Devices LLC – C(H);
  • Shemer, Avner, MD: AbbVie – Speaker/Faculty Education(Fees); AMI Technologies – C(Fees); Ex-It Medical Devices Limited – C(Fees); Janssen Biotech – Speaker/Faculty Education(Fees); NeoPharm Israel – C(Fees); Novartis – Speaker/Faculty Education(Fees); Perrigo Company – Speaker/Faculty Education(Fees); Pfizer Inc. – Speaker/Faculty Education(Fees);
  • Tosti, Antonella, MD: Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. – A(H); Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – A(H); DS Laboratories – C(Fees); Fotofinder – C(EQ); Incyte Corporation – C(H); Kurt Wolff GmbH & Co. KG – A(H); Kythera – A(H); Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd – A(H); MSD – SP(H); Novartis – A(H); PharmaDerm – Speaker/Faculty Education(H); Pierre Fabre Dermatologie – C(H); Polichem SA – A(H); Procter & Gamble Company – A(H); Springer Science & Business Media – O(IP); Taylor & Francis – O(IP); topica – C(Fees); Valeant Pharmaceuticals International – C(Fees); Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Inc – A(H);
Monday, March 4
9:00 AM
Dr. Rich / introduction
9:02 AM
Dr. Scher / Great Nail Cases from Professor Scher
9:10 AM
Dr. Adigun / Great Nail Cases from Professor Adigun
9:18 AM
Dr. Baran / Great Nail Cases from Professor Baran
9:26 AM
Dr. Piraccini / Great Nail Cases from Professor Piraccini
9:34 AM
Dr. Holzberg / Great Nail Cases from Professor Holzberg
9:42 AM
Dr. Rigopoulos / Great Nail Cases From Professor Rigopoulos
9:50 AM
Dr. Richert / Great Nail Cases from Professor Richert
9:58 AM
All faculty / questions and answers
10:14 AM
Dr. Tosti / Great Nail Cases From Professor Tosti
10:22 AM
Dr. Lo Sicco / Great Nail Cases From Professor Lo Sicco
10:30 AM
Dr. Lipner / Great Nail Cases From Professor Lipner
10:30 AM
Dr. Hinshaw / Great Nail Cases from Professor Hinshaw
10:40 AM
Dr. Shemer / Great Nail Cases from Professor Shermer
10:48 AM
All faculty / Questions and Answers
Event Details
  • Date
    Monday, March 4
  • Time
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location
    Salon H
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Phoebe Rich, MD, FAAD
  • Antonella Tosti, MD
  • Avner Shemer, MD
  • Bertrand Richert, MD, PhD
  • Bianca Maria Piraccini, MD
  • Chris Adigun, MD, FAAD
  • Dimitris Rigopoulos, MD
  • Kristen Irene Lo Sicco, MD, FAAD
  • Mark J. Holzberg, MD, FAAD
  • Molly A. Hinshaw, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Richard K. Scher, MD, FAAD
  • Robert L. Baran, MD
  • Shari Lipner, MD, PhD, FAAD