Donald Nuss at Conference

CWIG Norfolk 2016

(757) 668-6877

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, which is the home of the Nuss Procedure, will proudly host the 17th Chest Wall International Group meeting, June 15-17, 2016, in Norfolk, VA.

The CWIG annual meeting is a platform for medical professionals to share their experiences in the care and management of chest wall disorders. This gathering offers a unique opportunity for all speakers and delegates to exchange ideas and pursue new techniques. The program committee welcomes the submission of work.

Course Organization

Dr. Robert Kelly, a world leader in pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum surgery and Chief of Surgery at CHKD, will chair CWIG 2016.

Guest Speakers

  • Dr. Donald Nuss - Pediatric surgeon, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters: Developed the Nuss Procedure for the treatment of pectus excavatum.
  • Dr. Davi Haje - Orthopedic surgeon, Brasilia, Brazil: Brace treatment for chest wall deformities.
  • Dr. Dawn Jaroszewski - Cardiothoracic surgeon, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix: Treatment of adult pectus.
  • Dr. Michael LaQuaglia - Pediatric surgeon, Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, New York: Chest wall resection for tumors in childhood.
  • Dr. Hyung Joo Park - Thoracic surgeon, Seoul, Korea: Innovations to the Nuss Procedure.
  • Dr. Patricio Varela - Pediatric surgeon, Santiago, Chile: Repair of unusual chest wall deformities.
  • Dr. Zeng Qi - Pediatric surgeon, Beijing, China: Chest wall deformities in younger patients.


For additional information:

Course Organizer

Stacey T. Bell RN BSN
Physician Practice Manager, Pediatric Surgery

CWIG Norfolk 2016

(757) 668-6877

Come to Norfolk, Home of the Nuss Procedure

Flight and Hotel Accommodations

  • Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer airfares for travel to CWIG Norfolk 2016. Refer to your meeting code (NMMJH) to purchase your tickets and your negotiated discount may be applied. Reservations and ticketing are available via or by calling our Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800-328-1111. Please note that a direct ticketing charge will apply for booking by phone. When booking online, select Book Your Flight and this will bring you to the Book A Flight page. Enter the meeting code in the box provided.
  • Room rate of $129 per night at the Norfolk Marriott, the conference's host hotel, will be available for reservation through June 1.

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