SAVE THE DATE: 11th Annual MINS Conference & Hands-On Cadaver Course


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Mastering Minimally Invasive Spine and Cranial Approaches




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Friday, June 3, 2022 – Saturday, June 4, 2022

Our 11th annual MINS conference includes a two-day course, beginning with a didactic oriented dinner at Andiamo in Bloomfield, MI on Friday (5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.), featuring Legallly Mine as our keynote speaker.

Followed on Saturday by a full day cadaver lab training at the Marcia & Eugene Applebaum Simulation Learning Institute at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (7:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.).


General Schedule

Friday, June 3(Andiamo Italia West – Bloomfield Hills, MI)

5:00 – 5:30 pm   Vendor Set Up

5:30 – 6:00 pm   Cocktails/Hors d'oeuvres

6:00 – 9:00 pm   Dinner/presentations


Saturday, June 4 (Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak)

7:00 - 8:00 am Breakfast & Didactic sessions

8:00 - 12:00 noon Lab

12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch & Didactic sessions

1:00 – 4:00 pm Lab


Esteemed Cadaver Lab Faculty:

Philip J. Arbit, M.D.

Daniel K. Fahim, M.D.

Adam J. Folbe, M.D.

Holly S. Gilmer, M.D.

Jeffrey T. Jacob, M.D.

Jad G. Khalil, M.D.

Ratnesh N. Mehra, D.O.

Mick J. Perez-Cruet, M.D.

Cesar A. Serrano Almeida, M.D.

Karol Zakalic, M.D.


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Approaches covered in lab include:

  • Minimally invasive TLIF, OLIF, XLIF
  • Percutaneous interbody technology
  • Percutaneous pedicle screw instrumentation
  • Minimally invasive laminectomy for lumbar stenosis
  • Sacral iliac fusion
  • Minimally invasive anterior and posterior thoracic approaches including thoraco-lumbar function
  • Cervical arthroplasty
  • Minimally invasive dural repair
  • Endoscopic skull based approaches
  • Endoscopic transnasal and posterior fossa approaches
  • Endoscopic third ventriculostomy


2022 Vendor/Sponsor Information

A number of medical vendors will also be present to showcase their products and/or services both Friday evening and Saturday. Please show your support to these vendors by visiting their table and giving them a few minutes of your time to see what they offer the medical community. It is these vendors that make events like this possible and we all appreciate their commitment to advancing the field of minimally invasive neuro spine surgery.




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Location Information:

Andiamo Italia West
6676 Telegraph Rd
Bloomfield, MI 48301


Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
3601 W. 13 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48073




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Vendors and Sponsors, contact Jennifer Harris at for information on signing up.

Contact Ramiro Perez, MD, at