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Live Surgery, New Research, Leading Sports Medicine Experts

Hospital for Special Surgery Hosts 2nd Annual Symposium

NEW YORK—April 8, 2008



Friday, April 18
8:15 a.m. – 4:55 p.m. (ET)
Saturday, April 19
7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (ET)

WHERE: Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021
WHAT: Top Sports Medicine thought leaders from across the country gather to discuss new research, clinical guidelines and advancements in the field. As national leaders in Sports Medicine, the team at Hospital for Special Surgery is uniquely positioned to provide information to local, regional and national audiences by combining the expertise of rehabilitation staff, surgeons, physicians and laboratory scientists.


  • Frank A. Cordasco, M.D., Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, HSS Sports Medicine Service
  • Jordan D. Metzl, M.D., FAAP, CAQSM, Assistant Attending Physician and Pediatrician, HSS Sports Medicine Service
  • John T. Cavanaugh, M.Ed., P.T., ATC, Advanced Clinician, HSS Sports Medicine Performance and Research Center


  • Live Surgery and Video Demonstrations: Rotator cuff, hip arthroscopy, allograft ACL reconstruction
  • 10th Annual Sports Medicine for the Young Athlete – asthma in the young athlete, nutrition and the adolescent athlete, stress fractures and cervical spine injury
    Available Expert – Jordan Metzl, M.D., Assistant Attending Physician and Pediatrician, HSS Sports Medicine Service
  • ACL Injuries – prevention, gender specific issues and advances in repair and recovery through soft tissue research; rehabilitation
    Available Experts – Scott Rodeo, M.D., Co-Chief, HSS Sports Medicine Service; New York Giants Team Physician
    John T. Cavanaugh, M.Ed., P.T., ATC, Advanced Clinician, HSS Sports Medicine Performance and Research Center; Team Physical Therapist, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries – Latest updates on repair techniques and research to promote tendon healing.
    Available Experts – David Altchek, M.D., Co-Chief, HSS Sports Medicine Service; Medical Director, New York Mets Baseball
    Russell Warren, M.D., Former Surgeon-in-Chief, Former Chief of HSS Sports Medicine Service; Team Physician, New York Giants
  • Hips, Elbows, Shoulder Instability: Labral tears and Shoulder Instability – treating the cause and not the symptom, post-operative rehabilitation, NFL injuries and more
    Available Expert – Bryan T. Kelly, M.D., Assistant Attending Physician, HSS Sports Medicine Service
  • ACL Injuries and the Athlete
  • Thirty Years of ACL Treatment
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Thirty Years of Rotator Cuff Treatment
  • Shoulder Instability in the Athlete
  • Elbow Injury in the Athlete
  • Hip Injury in the Athlete


About HSS | Hospital for Special Surgery
HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the eighth consecutive year) and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country and was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State. In 2017 HSS provided care to 135,000 patients and performed more than 32,000 surgical procedures. People from all 50 U.S. states and 80 countries travelled to receive care at HSS. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The culture of innovation is accelerating at HSS as 130 new idea submissions were made to the Global Innovation Institute in 2017 (almost 3x the submissions in 2015). The HSS Education Institute is the world’s leading provider of education on the topic on musculoskeletal health, with its online learning platform offering more than 600 courses to more than 21,000 medical professional members worldwide. Through HSS Global Ventures, the institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally.


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