Orthopaedic Surgery

HSS Presenter Schedule

Hospital for Special Surgery is proud to feature many of its medical professionals on the panel of distinguished speakers and presenters at the upcoming meeting.

AAOS Annual Meeting

March 24-28, 2015
Las Vegas, Nevada

HSS Speaker and Presenter Schedule

The complete program book is currently available at aaos.org.

Tuesday, March 24

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Is “Medical Clearance” Enough? Understanding Medical Issues That Can Affect Your Patients’ Outcomes
General Program #104
Room 4301
Many times orthopaedic surgeons obtain medical clearance on their patients prior to elective surgery. This course discusses the many systemic, endocrine, and nutritional issues that can affect your patient’s outcome that are not addressed by medical clearance.
Joseph M. Lane, MD
Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS
Khaled J. Saleh, MD, MSc
Moderator: William M. Mihalko, MD, PhD

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
How to Avoid Complications in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Shoulder and Elbow Program #129
Room 4101
As indications for the use of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty have increased, the use of this technology has become more widespread among practitioners. This Instructional Course Lecture presents current concepts in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of complications in a case presentation format. This course is directed to both less and more experienced surgeons.
George S. Athwal, MD
Pascal Boileau, MD
Wayne Z. Burkhead, Jr, MD
Edward V. Craig, MD
Joshua Dines, MD
Thomas B. Edwards, MD
Mark A. Frankle, MD
Joseph P. Iannotti, MD, PhD
Tom R. Norris, MD
Thomas (Quin) Throckmorton, MD
Moderator: David M. Dines, MD

4:00 PM - 6:00PM
Management of Complex Foot and Ankle Injuries in the Athlete
Foot and Ankle Program #165
Room 4401
Treating foot and ankle injuries in the athlete requires an understanding of their unique mechanism, surgical options, and rehabilitation issues. These are addressed for stress fractures, ligament injuries, achilles/peroneal tendon disorders, and the syndemosis.
Annunziato Amendola, MD
Robert B. Anderson, MD
John G. Kennedy, MD
Moderator: James A. Nunley, II, MD

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty in the USA; The First 10 Years; Where We Started, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going
Shoulder and Elbow
Venetian Ballroom E
Reverse shoulder arthroplasty has been utilized in the USA for 10 years. Many of the technological advances developed here that have improved results and increased indications are discussed.
Edward V. Craig, MD
Joshua Dines, MD
Thomas Bradley Edwards, MD
Mark A. Frankle, MD
Joseph P. Iannotti, MD, PhD
Gregory P. Nicholson, MD
Tom R. Norris, MD
John W. Sperling, MD, MBA
Gilles Walch, MD
Thomas W. Wright, MD
Moderator: David M. Dines, MD

Wednesday, March 25

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Failed Pilon Fracture
Foot and Ankle Program #203
Room 3201
This course addresses the failed pilon fracture. Speakers discuss strategies during acute management for preventing failure, treatment with joint preservation and realignment, and treatment with ankle fusion reconstruction for infections and bone loss.
Austin T. Fragomen, MD
Joseph R. Hsu, MD
David S. Levine, MD
Moderator: S. Robert Rozbruch, MD

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
MRI-Arthroscopy Correlations of the Knee and Shoulder: A Case Based Approach
Sports Medicine and Arthroplasty Program #210
Room 4103
In this brief introduction to MRI, a series of knee and shoulder cases are presented and discussed. MRI and arthroscopy correlation is emphasized.
Steven B. Cohen, MD
Michael J. O’Brien, MD
Robert G. Marx, MD
Hollis Potter, MD
James E. Voos, MD
Moderator: Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Open and Arthroscopic Treatment for FAI: Getting it Right in 2015
Sports Medicine and Arthroplasty
Room 2201
This symposium focuses on current treatment strategies for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), using a case-based approach to highlight the best available evidence and also contrasts expert opinion and perspective.
Asheesh Bedi, MD
J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD
Benjamin G. Domb, MD
Carlos Guanche, MD
Bryan T. Kelly, MD
Christopher M. Larson, MD
Bruce A. Levy, MD
Marc Safran, MD
Rafael Jose Sierra, MD
Robert T. Trousdale, MD
Moderator: Aaron John Krych, MD

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Surgical Exposure Trends and Controversies in Extremity Fracture Care
Trauma Program #231
Room 3103
Half of this course is dedicated to upper extremity, and the second half to lower extremity contemporary plating techniques. Emphasis is directed to surgical access routes, trends, and controversies, as well as anatomic dissection, patient positioning, and preoperative planning. Indication, implant insertion, outcomes, and complications are deemphasized or omitted. Questions and answers and well-edited video dissections complete the course.
Clifford B. Jones, MD, FACS
Dean G. Lorich, MD
Paul Tornetta, III, MD
Moderator: Stephen Kottmeier, MD

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Men, Women, and Quality: Targeting Success in Patient Care and Satisfaction Metrics
General Program
Room 2001
Origin and use of quality metrics and satisfaction measurement, perceptions of care, and osteoarthritis and sports injuries are discussed, exploring pertinent sex-related differences. Awareness of these can improve patient satisfaction metrics.
Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA
Jo A. Hannafin, MD, PhD
Amy L. Ladd, MD
Mary I. O’Connor, MD
Alexandra E. Page, MD
Moderator: Rachel S. Rohde, MD

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Complex Shoulder Arthroplasty: Case Discussions and Management
Shoulder and Elbow Program #248
Room 4101
Understand and apply strategies for managing glenoid and humeral bone deficiency in shoulder arthroplasty, options and techniques available to treat infected shoulder arthroplasty, and causes for instability after shoulder arthroplasty. Learn to treat them according to each etiology.
Theodore A. Blaine, MD
Edward V. Craig, MD
Lynn A. Crosby, MD
Thomas B. Edwards, MD
Evan L. Flatow, MD
Leesa M. Galatz, MD
Joseph P. Iannotti, MD, PhD
Mark A. Mighell, MD
Matthew L. Ramsey, MD
John W. Sperling, MD, MBA
Moderator: Thomas (Quin) Throckmorton, MD

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Indication and Technique
Shoulder and Elbow Program# 349
Room 4303
The course reviews current physical examination, imaging, and optimal surgical and biologic repair techniques in the injured rotator cuff patient, as well as cost efficient postoperative care via a case-based, interactive approach.
Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD
Joshua Dines, MD
Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc
Moderator: Felix H. Savoie, III, MD

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
The Scary TKA – A Case-Based Approach to Complex Knees
Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee Program #262
Room 4101
This will focus on special situations where standard knee protocols need to be modified to address specific patient needs. The case is presented followed by an approach on how to best treat each patient scenario. Following the case, a short literature review is offered with specific treatment modification options stated.
Keith R. Berend, MD
Henry D. Clarke, MD
Craig J. Della Valle, MD
Steven B. Haas, MD
Michael A. Kelly, MD
Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr, MD
William J. Long, MD
David J. Mayman, MD
Jose A. Rodriguez, MD
Giles R. Scuderi, MD
Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD
Moderator: Fred D. Cushner, MD

Thursday, March 26

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Adolescent Hip in 2015: Controversies and Complication Prevention
Pediatrics
Room 2201
While focused on the adolescent hip, the topics discussed in this symposium are also important to the adult hip. Ranging from instability to impingement mechanics, the topics presented are current areas of intense investigation and the therapeutic management has evolved since the conceptualization of pre-arthritic hip disorders. The presented cases focus on the lessons learned from complications that have occurred within hip preserving surgery and strategies to avoid complications.
Martin Beck, MD
John C. Clohisy, MD
Bryan T. Kelly, MD
Young Jo Kim, MD, PhD
Christopher M. Larson, MD
Michael Leunig, PhD
Michael B. Millis, MD
Wudbhav N. Sankar, MD
Ernest L. Sink, MD
Daniel J. Sucato, MD, MS
Moderator: Ira Zaltz, MD

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Management of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: State of the Art and Best Practices for 2015
Pediatrics Program #326
Room 4303
This course offers a concise review of the management and treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Expert faculty discusses best practices for bracing, and surgical techniques for AIS in 2015. Surgical discussions highlight patient safety, including neuro-monitoring, pedicle screw placement, de-rotation maneuvers, and management of complications. Cases of AIS are reviewed to emphasize patient safety and function as well as pitfalls and pearls of management.
Laurel C. Blakemore, MD
Lori A. Karol, MD
Roger F. Widmann, MD
Moderator: Daniel W. Green, MD

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Adolescent Hip Pain: A Frequent Complaint
Pediatrics Program #327
Room 4103
The field of hip preserving surgery has expanded tremendously as adolescents are concentrating on specific activities with increased intensity. The approach to evaluating and managing patients in this age group has changed with the advent of newer technical approaches that are used to alter skeletal structure and to repair chondral tissue. Explores the current evaluation and management strategies for adolescent patients with hip pain.
Asheesh Bedi, MD
Wudbhav N. Sankar, MD
Ernest L. Sink, MD
Moderator: Ira Zaltz, MD

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Advances in Treatment for Complex Knee Injuries: Case-Based Symposium
Sports Medicine and Arthroplasty
Room 2201
This symposium on complex knee injuries uses a case-based approach to highlight treatment principles of fracture dislocations, multiple ligament injuries, and extensor mechanism disruptions of the knee.
Joel L. Boyd, MD
Lars Engebretsen, MD
Gregory C. Fanelli, MD
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD
Peter Benjamin MacDonald, MD
Robert G. Marx, MD
Mark D. Miller, MD
James P. Stannard, MD
Michael J. Stuart, MD
Daniel Whelan, MD
Moderator: Bruce A. Levy, MD

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Owning Osteoporosis Care in Your Practice
General Program #324
Room 3201
Osteoporosis is not just a disease of women and is relevant to patients of all ages. By attending this course, participants can improve treatment of patients with fragility fractures and learn the mechanics of setting up an inpatient and outpatient osteoporosis practice.
Clifford B. Jones, MD, FACS
Joseph M. Lane, MD
Aenor J. Sawyer, MD
Moderator: Amy Ladd, MD

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Diagnosis and Management of Tumors of the Hand and Upper Extremity
Tumor and Metabolic Bone Disease Program #333
Room 4301
Course faculty present an overview of the most common benign and malignant tumors in the upper limb. They review the clinical and radiographic features, biopsy principles, and treatment options for each tumor type as well as the anticipated outcomes and recurrence rate following treatment. Indications for neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapy are reviewed.
Edward A. Athanasian, MD
Peter M. Murray, MD
Moderator: Peter J. Jebson, MD

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Complex Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty: An Advanced Course
Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee Program #341
Room 3401
Utilizing audience response and video, the faculty demonstrates revision total hip arthroplasty techniques stressing planning and exposure, reconstruction of bone loss, and treating dislocations.
Clive P. Duncan, MD, MSc
Richard W. McCalden, MD
Douglas E. Padgett, MD
Wayne G. Paprosky, MD
Moderator: Bassam A. Masri, MD, FRCSC

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Hip Preservation Surgery: How to Avoid and Treat Complications and Failures
Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee Program #342
Room 3103
Complications and early treatment failures are seen after arthroscopic and open joint preservation procedures. Contemporary strategies to avoid and manage sub-optimal outcomes are discussed.
Bryan T. Kelly, MD
Young J. Kim, MD, PhD
Michael Leunig, PhD
Moderator: Christopher M. Larson, MD

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Cell-Based Therapies in Orthopaedics: Common Sense Approach for the Practicing Orthopaedic Surgeon
General
Room 2201
Stem cell therapy has been described, promoted, and marketed as facilitating all aspects of skeletal repair. For the practicing surgeon, it is difficult to integrate the basic science material with clinically relevant indications and techniques for the application of these materials. This symposium provides the practitioner with a common sense approach regarding the indications and application of this evolving technology. Organized by the AAOS Biologics Committee.
Jason L. Dragoo, MD
Thomas A. Einhorn, MD
Theodore Miclau, MD
George F. Muschler, MD
Regis O’Keefe,
Scott A. Rodeo, MD
Moderators: Stuart B. Goodman, MD and J. Tracy Watson, MD

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Hot Topics and Controversies in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee
Venetian Ballroom E
Hot topics in THA include surgical approach, optimal bearing surfaces, femoral and acetabular component choices, head size, and choice of thromboembolism prophylaxis. This symposium brings together experts in the field of primary total hip arthroplasty to discuss and debate these controversies.
Robert L. Barrack, MD
John W. Barrington, MD
Daniel J. Berry, MD
John J. Callaghan, MD
Craig J. Della Valle, MD
Scott S. Kelley, MD
Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr, MD
Steven J. MacDonald, MD
Joseph T. Moskal, MD
Mark W. Pagnano, MD
Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS
Vincent D. Pellegrini, MD
Harry E. Rubash, MD
Thomas P. Sculco, MD
Laurent SiGismond Sedel, MD, PhD
Moderator: Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fractures and Dislocations about the Elbow and their Adverse Sequelae: Contemporary Perspectives
Trauma Program #373
Room 3103
Based upon clinical cases and surgical videos, this course addresses contemporary treatments and controversies regarding traumatic injuries about the elbow and their sequela.
Robert N. Hotchkiss, MD
Graham J. W. King, MD
Shawn W. O’Driscoll, MD
Moderator: Scott P. Steinmann, MD

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Controversies in Shoulder Arthroplasty
Shoulder and Elbow
Room 2001
This symposium discusses the current controversies in shoulder arthroplasty. Topics include management of the B2 glenoid, the role and importance of certain design features in reverse arthroplasty, the role of patient specific instrumentation, and different methods to address proximal humerus bony deficiency.
Joseph A. Abboud, MD
April D. Armstrong, MD
George S. Athwal, MD
Lawrence V. Gulotta, MD
Joseph P. Iannotti, MD, PhD
Jay D. Keener, MD
Sumant G. Krishnan, MD
Kaveh Robert Sajadi, MD
John W. Sperling, MD, MBA
Patrick St Pierre, MD
Robert Z. Tashjian, MD
Moderator: Thomas (Quin) Throckmorton, MD

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Hot Topics and Controversies in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee
Venetian Ballroom E
Hot topics in THA include surgical approach, optimal bearing surfaces, femoral and acetabular component choices, head size, and choice of thromboembolism prophylaxis. This symposium brings together experts in the field of primary total hip arthroplasty to discuss and debate these controversies.
Robert L. Barrack, MD
John W. Barrington, MD
Daniel J. Berry, MD
John J. Callaghan, MD
Craig J. Della Valle, MD
Scott S. Kelley, MD
Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr, MD
Steven J. MacDonald, MD
Joseph T. Moskal, MD
Mark W. Pagnano, MD
Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS
Vincent D. Pellegrini, MD
Harry E. Rubash, MD
Thomas P. Sculco, MD
Laurent SiGismond Sedel, MD
PhD Moderator: Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD

Friday, March 27

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
How I Perform a Primary and a Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee
Venetian Ballroom E
This symposium uses video vignettes to demonstrate surgical techniques to facilitate primary and revision total knee arthroplasty.
Jean-Noel A. Argenson, MD
Keith R. Berend, MD
Robert E. Booth, Jr, MD
John J. Callaghan, MD
Douglas A. Dennis, MD
William L. Griffin, MD
Arlen D. Hanssen, MD
Richard Iorio, MD
David G. Lewallen, MD
Steven J. MacDonald, MD
Mark W. Pagnano, MD
Christopher L. Peters, MD
Giles R. Scuderi, MD
Thomas P. Sculco, MD
Bryan Donald Springer, MD
Thomas S. Thornhill, MD
Robert T. Trousdale, MD
Thomas Parker Vail, MD
Moderator: Thomas K. Fehring, MD

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The Land of Ligaments: Navigating Sprains, Strains and Ruptures about the Foot and Ankle
Foot and Ankle Program #403
Room 3301
A spectrum of ligamentous injuries about the ankle and foot are presented with emphasis on those occurring in sport. Case studies and videos are used to illustrate.
James A. Nunley, II, MD
Martin J. O’Malley, MD
David A. Porter, MD
Moderator: Robert B. Anderson, MD

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
The Fab Five of the Foot and Ankle
Foot and Ankle Program #424
Room 3401
Tips and techniques for the surgical treatment of Lisfranc injuries, hallux rigidus, 5th metatarsal fractures, ankle instability, and insertional Achilles tendinopathy are presented.
Michael P. Clare, MD
Mark C. Drakos, MD
James J. Sferra, MD
Moderator: Mark J. Berkowitz, MD

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Articulations in Total Joint Replacement: Have We Lost Our Bearings?
Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee
Venetian Ballroom E
This symposium addresses the critical issues related to traditional and newer bearing surfaces from the perspective of the clinician and material scientist/engineer. The goal is to provide evidence-based information on bearing technologies and outcomes for joint replacement, so that stakeholders can better understand the challenges that need to be addressed.
Robert L. Barrack, MD
A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil Oxon
Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
William A. Jiranek, MD
Steven M. Kurtz, PhD
Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD
David G. Lewallen, MD
Timothy M. Wright, PhD
Moderators: William M. Mihalko, MD, PhD and Stuart B. Goodman, MD

1:30 PM - 3:30PM
A Patient-Specific Approach to Knee Arthroplasty
Adult Reconstruction Hip and Knee Program #442
Room 3103
Patient-specific techniques in knee arthroplasty utilize preoperative imaging to determine anatomical reference points and alignment. Customized pin or cut guides are generated to facilitate accurate bony resections and optimize component position.
Wolfgang Fitz, MD
Steven B. Haas, MD
S. David Stulberg, MD
Moderator: Adolph V. Lombardi, Jr., MD

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Shoulder Surgery, Getting It Right!
Shoulder and Elbow
Room 2201
An ARS Symposium Leading shoulder experts debate four controversial topics with clinical presentation and didactic lecture supporting proper management. Participants learn best treatment of common shoulder problems to treat their own patients successfully.
Robert T. Burks, MD
Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA
Edward V. Craig, MD
John E. Kuhn, MD
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Felix H. Savoie, III, MD
Scott P. Steinmann, MD
Russell F. Warren, MD
Moderator: Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MS

Othopaedic Review Course:

Update for your practice and preparations for your test #490
Palazzo Ballroom L
Course Chairman: Jeffrey R. Sawyer, MD

3:10 PM
Degenerative
Todd J. Albert, MD

4:55 PM
Metabolic Bone Disease
Joseph M. Lane, MD

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