$175 – $875

Next Steps in the Treatment of Lipedema & Dercum's Disease

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DoubleTree Dallas Campbell Centre

8250 N Central Expressway

Dallas, TX 75206

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Next Steps in the Treatment of Lipedema & Dercum's Disease is April 27-29, 2018 at the DoubleTree Dallas Campbell Centre in Dallas, Texas. Keynote speaker is world renowned Fat Disorder expert, Karen L. Herbst, MD, PhD. Topics to include surgical and non-surgical treatment options in managing both Lipedema and Dercum's Disease. Stay tuned for more exciting details!

Hotel information

FDRS room block rate is $119 per night. Click here to book your room. The hotel has 7 handicap accessible rooms and they are in the FDRS room block.

The FDRS room block is valid for Wednesday, April 25 through Monday, April 30, 2018. Should you wish to come early or stay late, rooms at this rate are subject to availability.

Book your hotel room today before the room block is sold out!

Conference Schedule



Will meals be provided?

Registration includes a light reception on Friday evening, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday and lunch on Saturday. Details regarding the meals will be posted closer to the conference. In order to keep costs down, beverages will include water, iced tea, hot tea and coffee. There is a coffee shop and restaurant located in the hotel.

What's nearby?

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas - Campbell Centre is situated within the Campbell Center office complex, in the heart of Dallas’ business district. It's near SMU and University Park as well as many popular Dallas area attractions.

NorthPark Center – a premier shopping center with many great stores and restaurants is nearby. Top Golf Dallas, Dave and Buster’s, Bowl & Barrel, Wal-Mart, and Target are all less than two miles away.

Complimentary shuttle service within a three-mile radius of the hotel is offered.

Can I bring a friend/spouse/family member?

Absolutely! This meeting is open to all who are interested in Lipedema and Dercum's Disease. Registration fees apply to all guests.

What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?

Dallas/Love airport (DAL) is 7 miles away

Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) is 26 miles away

1) Super Shuttle - https://www.supershuttle.com/

2) Taxi – According to the hotel, approximately $25 from DAL and $65 from DFW

3) Uber - check for pricing https://www.uber.com/airports/slc/

4) Lyft - check for pricing https://www.lyft.com/cities/salt-lake-city#!

5) Dart - public transportation http://www.dart.org/

Hotel parking information: No charge for self-park. Valet not avaialable.

Can I pay by check?

Please make your check payable to FDRS and mail to:

P.O. Box 3014

Ridgefield,‎ NJ‎ 07657

Checks must be received by January 31, 2018 in order to receive the early bird rate.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No need to bring a printed ticket. We will have your registration information. However, we do suggest you print a copy for your records.

What is the refund policy?

Refunds prior to March 1, 2018 are accepted, less a $25 adminstration fee. If you are unable to attend, please consider donating your ticket back to FDRS. We have a waiting list for those who are unable to attend due to financial reasons. Please e-mail info@fatdisorders.org to donate your ticket. Due to hotel committments, no refunds after March 1, 2018.

May I record the meeting?

The conference will be professionally videotaped and be available at no charge for conference attendees. As such, no video or audio taping (including but not limited to phones, video cameras, or any other recording devices) is permitted during the conference.

What if the registration fee is out of my budget?

FDRS does not want financial hardship to keep anyone from attending our annual conference. As such, we are pleased to announce a limited number of financial hardship scholarships to offset registration fees for the 2018 FDRS conference in Dallas, Texas. To apply, please complete the following document: Financial Hardship Application and e-mail the completed application to info@fatdisorders.org The application is designed to complete electronically, save to your computer, and attach it to an e-mail.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?


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DoubleTree Dallas Campbell Centre

8250 N Central Expressway

Dallas, TX 75206

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