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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

AOSSM-Arthritis Foundation Think Tank: Multicenter Trial for the Treatment of Shoulder Osteoarthritis

Location: Room 607

The purpose of this Think Tank is to highlight existing literature, knowledge gaps, new innovations, and best practices related to multicenter clinical trials in the prevention and treatment of shoulder OA. Join us for this discussion and small group breakout sessions. Your input will be valuable as we plan the Request for Proposals to be released in 2025.

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Allograft Creation

Donor Alliance, AlloSource and JRF Ortho invite you to visit their facilities on a tour led by Rachel M. Frank, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine. Take a journey to discover the path an allograft takes from tissue donation to manufacturing, making them available for your surgeries. This unique opportunity is only possible in Denver and being offered exclusively to 2024 Annual Meeting attendees.

The tour is free! Registration is limited to the first 40 people and transportation is provided.

On the bus, hear from Dr. Frank regarding her experience using allografts and being an allograft recipient. Lunch and refreshments will also be provided.

For additional information contact [email protected].

Drive to Donor Alliance
1:00 pm-1:30 pm

Donor Alliance Tour
1:30 pm-2:10 pm

Learn about the tissue donation process, while touring a surgical recovery facility.

Drive to AlloSource
2:10 pm-2:40 pm

AlloSource Tour
2:40 pm-3:20 pm

View manufacturing of cartilage, tendon, fascia and skin allografts to understand the full potential of allografts in sports medicine.

Drive to JRF Ortho
3:20 pm-3:30 pm

JRF Ortho Tour
3:30 pm-4:10 pm

Hear how tissue distribution works and get tips for a smooth OCA selection experience.

Return to Convention Center
4:10 pm-4:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 am

Instructional Courses

IC 101: Hip Pain in the Athlete - Cases from the Court, Field, and Ice
Location: Room 205
IC 102: Optimizing ACL Reconstruction in 2024: A Case-Based Approach
Location: Room 109
IC 103: Case-Based Diagnosis and Management of Patellofemoral Cartilage Injuries
Location: Room 104
IC 104: Sideline Decisions One Makes in the Heat of the Battle of Game or On-site Coverage, Times are Changing! What Every Team Physician Should Know!
Location: Room 201
IC 105: All You Need to Know about Meniscus Preservation
Location: Room 103
IC 106: Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries: Where Do We Stand in 2024?
Location: Room 110
IC 107: The Changing Paradigm of Posterior Shoulder Instability: From Simple Repair to Arthroscopic Bone Block
Location: Room 206
IC 108: High Tibial Osteotomy: How to Get it Right and Avoid Complications (Case Based lecture)
Location: Room 208
8:45 am - 9:00 am

Opening Ceremony and Welcome

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom
Dean C. Taylor, MD; Jonathan F. Dickens, MD; Alison P. Toth, MD

9:00 am - 10:00 am

General Session: Isolated ACL Reconstruction or LET It Be

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom
Michael J. Alaia, MD and Volker Musahl, MD

Paper 01: Clinical Outcomes Following ACL Reconstruction with Slope Reducing High-Tibial Osteotomy: A Matched Case-Control Study
9:00 am-9:05 am
Walter R. Lowe, MD
Paper 02: Combined ACL Reconstruction and Lateral Extra-Articular Procedures Reduce Graft Ruptures in Patients Over the Age of 30 Years Old: A Matched-Pair Analysis of 1102 Patients
9:05 am-9:10 am
Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet, MD, PhD
Paper 03: Isolated LET Leads to Superior Outcomes Compared to Revision ACL Reconstruction and ACL Revision+LET in Patients Treated for Medial Meniscal Tearing with Residual Rotational Instability and an Intact or Partially Torn ACL Graft
9:10 am-9:15 am
Kostas Economopoulos, MD
Paper 04: Clinical Outcomes, Graft Failure Rate, and Incidence of Structural and Symptomatic Osteoarthritis in an ACL Revision Cohort: Minimum 10-Year Onsite Follow-up in the MARS Cohort
9:15 am-9:20 am
Laura J. Huston, MS
9:20 am-9:25 am

Video Technique: Slope Reducing High-Tibial Osteotomy
9:25 am-9:32 am
Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet, MD, PhD
Video Technique: ACL revision + SRO
9:32 am-9:39 am
Alan M. Getgood, MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Video Technique: LET
9:39 am-9:46 am
Rachel M. Frank, MD
LET Alone vs. Slope Reducing Osteotomy in ACL Revision in the Case of Borderline Slope
9:46 am-10:00 am
Moderators: Armando F. Vidal, MD

Gold Medal Debaters: Robin V. West, MD and Volker Musahl, MD

Gold Medal Debate Topics:

  • LET Alone + ACL Revision
  • Slope Reducing Osteotomy + ACL Revision

The audience will weigh in with interactive polling to determine the winner!

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Hours

Location: The Field House (Hall A)

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Dedicated Break

Location: The Field House

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Live Surgery Demonstration: The MISHA Knee System

Location: OLC Mobile Lab & Spectator Area in The Field House
David Diduch, MD and Andreas Gomoll, MD

The MISHA Knee System is designed to treat patients with medial knee OA who are not ready for arthroplasty. Learn more from the speakers who will share their experience with MISHA and demonstrate the surgical technique.

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Training Center Presentation

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Gait Analysis Demonstration

Location: The Turf

OPED Medical

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Game Changer Session: The Unequal Playing Field—Addressing Health Disparities in Sports Medicine with the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom
Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw, MD

Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Arthrex

Paper 06: Lower Socioeconomic Status is Associated with Recurrent Shoulder Instability before Surgical Shoulder Stabilization
10:45 am-10:50 am
Vasilios Moutzouros, MD
Paper 07: Race and Income Influence Patient Outcomes After Multi-Ligament Knee Injuries
10:50 am-10:55 am
Isabel Chalem, BS
10:55 am-11:00 am

Guest Speaker
11:00 am-11:15 am
Billy McMullen

Hear from Billy McMullen, retired NFL wide receiver and founder of "Spark Talk", a mental health platform for student athletes.

Leveling the Playing Field: A Case-Based Expert Panel Discussion Highlighting the Way Forward
11:15 am-11:45 am


  • Eric W. Carson, MD
  • Billy McMullen
  • Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw, MD
  • Riley J. Williams, III, MD
11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Journal Reviewers' Workshop

Location: Room 607

Anatomic Imaging in Sports Medicine Manuscripts: Pearls and Pitfalls for How to Approach Your Review
Derik L. Davis, MD

Dr. Davis will provide guidelines for reviewers in evaluating commonly encountered anatomic imaging modalities in sports medicine manuscripts and discuss when anatomic imaging adds value to or detracts from the stated purpose of a manuscript. Attendees will learn to specify examples of imaging do’s and don’ts in manuscripts for reviewers to recognize with respect to study design, methodology, and interpretation of results.

Understanding Statistical Graphics in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Research
James L. Carey, MD, MPH

Dr. Carey will discuss some basic and advanced methods of visualizing data. Special emphasis will be placed on understanding statistical graphics that can be used to visually communicate complex relationships and uncertainty. Some examples taken directly from the orthopaedic sports medicine literature will be used to highlight key principles.

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Lunch and Learn

Moderators: Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD; Katherine Burns, MD; Rachel M. Frank, MD; Matthew T. Provencher, MD; John M. Tokish, MD

Smith+Nephew: Elevating Standards of Care: Cutting-Edge, Evidence-Based Technology for Knee Repair and Restoration
Moderators: Location: Room 205
Anil Ranawat, MD; Sabrina Strickland, MD; Geoffrey Van Thiel, MD; Chaitu Malempati, DO

Join us for an interactive, case based discussion around knee joint preservation. Dive into the evidence, techniques and debates around saving the meniscus, ACL graft decision making and cartilage restoration.

Athrex: Treating Complex Shoulder Pathology With Biologic Grafts
Moderators: Location: Room 103
Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD; Katherine Burns, MD; Rachel M. Frank, MD; Matthew T. Provencher, MD; John M. Tokish, MD

Join us for a case-based discussion on improving patient outcomes with knotless retensionable techniques for shoulder instability, biceps pathology, and cuff tears with a focus on rotator cuff augmentation using autograft biceps or dermal allograft patches.

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Training Center Presentations in The Field House

Location: The Training Center

Join us in The Field House for these industry presentations presented by:

Supporting the Hip: Extra-articular Considerations in Hip Preservation
12:00 pm-12:30 pm
Moderators: Chad Mather, MD; Alan Zhang, MD; Andrea Spiker, MD; Jamie Genuario, MD; Stephen Aoki, MD

Join our esteemed faculty as they discuss cases in the hip continuum, including the hip capsule, glute, hamstring, IFI, and more!

Knee Controversies: What to Do in the Athlete’s Knee
12:45 pm-1:15 pm
Moderators: Armando Vidal, MD; Adam Yanke, MD; Matt Ollivier, MD; Bill Moutzouros, MD; JR Rudzki, MD

Join our esteemed faculty as they discuss and debate treatment options for complex knee cases in the athlete’s knee.

1:00 pm - 4:10 pm

Residents & Fellows Forum

Location: Room 110
Meghan Bishop, MD; Katherine J. Coyner, MD; and Alan Zhang, MD

Supported By

1:00 pm-1:05 pm

ABOS Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certification Update
1:05 pm-1:15 pm
Moderator: Christopher Kaeding, MD
Expanding Clinical Practice: Efficient Clinical Management, Establishing Your Practice, Integrating Team Coverage for Comprehensive Care, Work-Life Balance
1:15 pm-1:40 pm
Moderator: Katherine Coyner, MD


  • Leah C. Brown, MD
  • Corey R. Dwyer, MD

Establishing Your Professional Identity: Leveraging Social Media, Personal Branding, Managing Online Reviews, Adapting to New Technologies, Networking and Collaboration
1:40 pm-2:05 pm
Moderator: Alan Zhang, MD


  • Sachin Allahabadi, MD
  • Daniel Kaplan, MD

Residents Breakout Session
2:05 pm-3:05 pm
You’re Set on Sports, Now What?: Demystifying the Fellowship Match, Evaluating Programs and Finding the Right Fit

Moderator: Lutul Farrow, MD


  • Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD
  • William M. Wind, Jr MD
2:10 pm - 2:35 pm
Success After Residency: Perils and Pitfalls of Being a Good Fellow, Practice Settings, Applying for Jobs

Moderator: Meghan Bishop, MD


  • Elizabeth R. Dennis, MD
  • Matthew Fury, MD
  • Matthew J. Partan, DO
2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

Fellows Breakout Session
2:05 pm-3:05 pm

Moderator: James Carr, MD

2:10 pm - 2:20 pm
Financial Management for Physicians: Understanding RVUs, Collections, FTEs, Contract Basics, Disability Insurance, and the Role of Financial Advisors
Moderator: Armando Vidal, MD


  • James Lee Pace, MD
  • James Paci, MD
2:20 pm - 2:40 pm
Managing the Operating Room: Preference Cards, Team Building/Leadership, Navigating Surgical Challenges, Managing Stress in the OR

Moderator: Rachel Frank, MD


  • Sommer Hammoud, MD
  • Brian Werner, MD
2:40 pm - 3:05 pm

Structured Networking with “All-Stars of Sports Medicine”
3:10 pm-4:10 pm
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

General Session: Shoulder Instability

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom
Carolyn Hettrich, MD, MPH and Brett D. Owens, MD

Paper 08: Arthroscopic Bankart Repair for Anterior Glenohumeral Instability in Adolescent Athletes:Risk Factors for Subsequent Revision Stabilization
1:15 pm-1:20 pm
Jeffrey Kay, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Paper 09: Minimum 20-Year Outcomes Following Arthroscopic Bankart Repair for the Treatment of Anterior Shoulder Instability
1:20 pm-1:25 pm
Maximilian Hinz, MD
Paper 10: 5-Year Outcomes: Arthroscopic Anatomic Glenoid Augmentation is Superior to Bankart Repair
1:25 pm-1:30 pm
Ivan H. Wong, MD, FRCSC, MAcM, Dip. Sports Med
Paper 11: Open Latarjet Procedure in Athletes with a Minimum of 5 Years Follow Up: An Analysis of Factors Associated with Success
1:30 pm-1:35 pm
Eoghan Hurley, MD, PhD
1:35 pm-1:40 pm

Video Technique: Arthroscopic DTA
1:40 pm-1:47 pm
Ivan H. Wong, MD, FRCSC, MAcM, Dip. Sports Med
Video Technique: Latarjet
1:47 pm-1:54 pm
Peter Millet, MD, MSc
Gold Medal Debate: Open Distal Tibia with Screws vs. Arthroscopic DTA and Suspensory Fixation
1:54 pm-2:15 pm
Moderator: Jimmy Bailey, MD

Gold Medal Debaters: Matthew T. Provencher, MD, MBA, MC USNR (Ret.) and John M. Tokish, MD

Gold Medal Debate Topics:

  • Primary ACL Injury: Quad Graft or BTB
  • What If Revision – Threshold for Osteotomy vs. LET?

The audience will weigh in with interactive polling to determine the winner!

2:25 pm - 3:25 pm

Concurrent Session A: Meniscal Tears—Getting to the Root of the Problem

Location: Room 205
Cassandra A. Lee, MD and Matthew Tao, MD

Paper 12: Risk Factors and Failure Rates for Ramp Repair with ACL Reconstruction: An Analysis of 1037 Patients with a Mean Follow-up of 72 Months from the SANTI Study Group
2:25 pm-2:30 pm
Adnan Saithna, MD, FAANA
Paper 13: Weightbearing After Medial Meniscus Root Repair: A Cadaveric Study Analyzing the Integrity of Meniscal Root Repairs Subjected to Physiologic Cyclic Loading
2:30 pm-2:35 pm
Paul Allegra, MD
Paper 14: Evaluation of Outcomes at Mean 2.75 years after Repair of Lateral Meniscus Oblique Radial Tears during ACL Reconstruction
2:35 pm-2:40 pm
Zachary Burnett, MD
Paper 15: Survivorship of 157 Arthroscopic Meniscal Allograft Transplants Using Bone Fixation at Mean 7 Years and Prognostic Factors Analysis
2:40 pm-2:45 pm
Aaron J. Krych, MD
2:45 pm-2:50 pm

Video Technique: Meniscus Ramp Tear Repair
2:50 pm-2:57 pm
Romain Seil, MD, PhD
Video Technique: Meniscus Root Tear Repair
2:57 pm-3:04 pm
Travis J. Dekker, MD
Video Technique: Meniscus Radial Tear Repair
3:04 pm-3:11 pm
Nick Colyvas, MD
Case-Based Panel: Meniscus Repair in the Athlete
3:11 pm-3:25 pm
Moderators: Jocelyn R. Wittstein, MD and Matthew Tao, MD


  • Nicholas Colyvas, MD
  • Travis J. Dekker, MD
  • Aaron J. Krych, MD
  • Romain Seil, MD, PhD
2:25 pm - 3:25 pm

Concurrent Session B: Hips Don't Lie—Show Me the Data on Labral Tears and FAI

Location: Room 109
Marc R. Safran, MD and Andrea M. Spiker, MD

Paper 16: Long-term Outcomes of Primary Hip Arthroscopy: Multicenter Analysis at Minimum 10-Year Follow-Up with Attention to Labral and Capsular Management
2:25 pm-2:30 pm
Mario Hevesi, MD, PhD
Paper 17: Does Higher Quality CAM Resection Correlate with Better Patient-Reported Outcomes?
2:30 pm-2:35 pm
Charlotte Langley, BAH
Paper 18: The Pendulum Has Swung: A 14-Year Analysis of Patients Presenting for Failed Hip Arthroscopy Shows Rising Incidence of Cam Over-Resection and Decreasing Incidence of Under-Resection
2:35 pm-2:40 pm
Benjamin G. Domb, MD
2:40 pm-2:45 pm

Plan and Technique for the Perfect CAM Resection
2:45 pm-2:52 pm
Joshua D. Harris, MD
The Failed Hip Scope: Getting Out of Trouble
2:52 pm-2:59 pm
Robert W. Westermann, MD
Video Technique: When Arthroscopy Doesn't Cut It—How to Get the PAO Right
2:59 pm-3:06 pm
Andrea M. Spiker, MD
Case-Based Panel: Controversies in Hip Preservation
3:06 pm-3:25 pm
Moderators: Marc Safran, MD and Andrea Spiker, MD


  • Benjamin Domb, MD
  • Josh Harris, MD
  • Richard C. Mather, MD, MBA
  • Robert Westermann, MD
2:25 pm - 3:25 pm

Concurrent Session C: Brace Yourself for the Changes in UCL Management

Location: Room 104
Steven B. Cohen, MD and Anthony A. Romeo, MD

Paper 19: Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction Returns Ulnohumeral Joint Space Gapping to Normal on Postoperative Stress Ultrasound
2:25 pm-2:30 pm
Michael C. Ciccotti, MD
Paper 20: Clinical Outcomes of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair with Internal Brace Versus Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction in Competitive Athletes
2:30 pm-2:35 pm
Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD
Paper 21: Anatomic Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction with Internal Brace Augmentation in Throwing Athletes
2:35 pm-2:40 pm
Christopher L. Camp, MD
Paper 22: The Natural History of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries in Professional Baseball
2:40 pm-2:45 pm
Joseph E. Tanenbaum, MD, PhD
2:45 pm-2:50 pm

Video Technique: Primary UCL Repair+ and UCL Reconstruction—What to Do and When
2:50 pm-2:57 pm
Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD
Video Technique: Revision UCL Reconstruction—What You Need to Know
2:57 pm-3:04 pm
Chris Ahmad, MD
Panel Discussion: Management of Proximal UCL Injury— in HS Athlete vs. Draft Pick vs. Pro
3:04 pm-3:25 pm
Moderators: Steven B. Cohen, MD and Anthony A. Romeo, MD


  • Chris Ahmad, MD
  • Christopher L. Camp, MD
  • Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD
  • Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT
2:25 pm - 3:25 pm

Concurrent D: ESSKA: Therapeutic Challenges in Multi-Ligament Injured Knees

Location: Room 201
Michael Hantes, MD and Romain Seil, MD, PhD

Surgical Plan in MLKI Knees
2:25 pm-2:37 pm
Romain Seil, MD, PhD
Management of the Posterolateral Corner in MLKI Knees
2:37 pm-2:49 pm
Berte Boe, MD, PhD
Management of MCL in MLKI Knees: Acute Repair or Reconstruction or…
2:49 pm-3:01 pm
Michael Hantes, MD
Early or Delayed Surgery in MLKI Knees and Factors Affecting Outcomes in MLKI Knees
3:01 pm-3:13 pm
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD
Q & A
3:13 pm-3:25 pm
3:25 pm - 4:00 pm

Dedicated Break

Location: The Field House

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm

Training Center Presentation in The Field House

Location: The Training Center

Fixing the Weak Link: Bone-to-Tendon Healing with EnFix™ Demineralized Bone Fiber Implants
Moderators: Nikhil Verma, MD; Ferdinand "Tito" Liotta, MD

Tendon does not attach to bone - you just get scar tissue. EnFix's demineralized bone fiber implants generate new bone through a process of endochondral ossification that causes the bone to reattach to the tendon recreating the enthesis. We will discuss the science, the surgical technique and six-month results of rotator cuff repair using the EnFix implant.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Concurrent Session A: Rehabilitation—Getting Back in the Game

Location: Room 205
Brian C. Lau, MD and Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT

Paper 23: Functional Stability Testing and Athletic Shoulder Performance Testing Higher in Patients Able to Return to Sport Following Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization
4:00 pm-4:05 pm
Alex Meyer, MD
Paper 24: Cryocompression Results in a Significant Decrease in Opioid Consumption following Shoulder Surgery—A Multi Center Randomized Controlled Trial
4:05 pm-4:10 pm
Moin Khan, MD, MSc., FRCSC
4:10 pm-4:15 pm

NATA Exchange Lecture: The Influence of Quadriceps Function on Indictors of Post-Traumatic Knee Osteoarthritis Over the First Year Following ACL Reconstruction
4:15 pm-4:25 pm
Troy Blackburn, PhD, MS, BA
AASPT Exchange Lecture: Blood Flow Restriction
4:25 pm-4:32 pm
Scott Greenberg, PT, DPT, MBA, CSCS
Secrets to Accelerate RTP for Following ACL Reconstruction
4:32 pm-4:39 pm
Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT
What You Need to Include in Your Shoulder Stabilization Rehab to Maximize RTP
4:39 pm-4:46 pm
Charles A. Thigpen, PhD, PT, ATC
Mobilization or Immobilization following Rotator Cuff Repair
4:46 pm-4:53 pm
Emilio Calvo, MD, PhD
4:53 pm-5:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Concurrent Session B: Knee Kids on the Block—Get the Right Stuff for Pediatric ACL Injuries

Location: Room 109
John T. Lawrence, MD, PhD and Stephanie W. Mayer, MD

Paper 25: Enhancing Tibial Spine Fracture Repair: Suture Plus Diaphyseal Suture Anchors Biomechanically Outperform Sutures and Screws in Pediatric Cadaveric Knees
4:00 pm-4:05 pm
Ian Hollyer, MD
Paper 26: Role of Age on Survival of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Primary Repair at Minimum 5-year Follow-up
4:05 pm-4:10 pm
Sebastian S. Rilk, MD
4:10 pm-4:15 pm

BEAR ACL Results
4:15 pm-4:22 pm
Edward S. Chang, MD
LET with Primary ACLR in Adolescent Patients
4:22 pm-4:29 pm
Daniel Green, MD
Video Technique: Tibial Spine Fracture ORIF
4:29 pm-4:36 pm
Kevin G. Shea, MD
Video Technique: Micheli-Kocher ACLR
4:36 pm-4:43 pm
Jonathan Riboh, MD
Panel Discussion: Decision-Making
4:43 pm-5:00 pm
Moderators: John T. Lawrence, MD, PhD and Stephanie W. Mayer, MD


  • Jay C. Albright, MD
  • Edward S. Chang, MD
  • Daniel Green, MD
  • Kevin G. Shea, MD
  • Marc Tompkins, MD
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Concurrent Session C: The Times They Are-A-Changin'—Prepare Your Practice

Moderators: Christian Pean, MD, MS and Joesph Guettler, MD

Importance of Determining SDOH and Acting Upon Them
4:00 pm-4:10 pm
Christian A. Pean, MD, MS
Automating PRO Collection in Your Practice
4:10 pm-4:20 pm
Jocelyn Wittstein, MD
4:20 pm-4:30 pm

Taking Ownership—Private Equity, Physician Owned, etc.
4:30 pm-4:40 pm
Brian Cole, MD, MBA
How I See It & What Insurers Value in Orthopaedic Practices
4:40 pm-4:50 pm
Richard C. Mather, III, MD, MBA
4:50 pm-5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SOMOS Reception

Location: Hyatt Regency: Third Floor, Granite

Join us for the annual gathering of our military members. All are welcome to attend this event that recognizes and celebrates sports medicine in the military. If you are current military, former military, a colleague or friend who cares for those who serve or who have served our country, please join us.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The FORUM Meetup

Location: Hyatt Regency: Third Floor, Agate

Visit with colleagues and enjoy the end of the first day of the AOSSM Annual Meeting. Forum members and prospective members are invited to attend.

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Location: Hyatt Regency: Fourth Floor, Capitol Ballroom

Connect with colleagues and friends at the AOSSM Welcome Night Reception for the 2024 Annual Meeting. This lively party will the colorful great outdoors, indoors, and celebrate this unique Mile High City. Enjoy an array of interactive activities and games for the young and young at heart, alongside local cuisines showcasing the flavors of Rockies. Located at the Hyatt Regency Denver, just across from the Colorado Convention Center.

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Thursday Night Lights Social

Location: Tom’s Watch Bar

Join Us for a Night Out at AOSSM: Swing into action at Tom’s Watch Bar, set against the backdrop of Coors Field featuring golf simulators, shuffleboard and food & drinks with your peers and society leaders. Hosted by the Early Career Member Committee and sponsored by Össur and Vericel, all members under the age of 45 or in practice under 10 years are welcome.

6:00 am - 7:00 am

Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast

Location: Hyatt Regency: Fourth Floor, Capitol 1

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Instructional Courses

IC 201: A Case Based Approach for Meniscus Repair and Transplantation: Discussing Up to Date Indications, Techniques, and Biologic Augmentation
Location: Room 205
IC 202: “Get Me Back in the Game”: A Case-Based Roundtable Discussion on Management of Acute Athletic Shoulder Injuries
Location: Room 109
IC 203: Shoulder Problems in Overhead Sports: Surgeon Beware- It Isn't Always So Straight Forward: An Interactive, Round Table, Case-Based, Problem-Solving Session
Location: Room 104
IC 204: The Cutting Edge in Osteochondritis Dissecans: Updates from the ROCK Group
Location: Room 104
IC 205: Technical Tips and Tricks for Knee Osteotomy
Location: Room 103
IC 206: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair: Modern-day Techniques and their Role in Today's ACL Toolbox
Location: Room 110
IC 207: Surgical Techniques for ACL Reconstruction in Patients with Open Physes
Location: Room 206
IC 208: Everything You Need to Know to Perform Successful Shoulder Arthroplasty: Preoperative Planning, TSA, RTSA and Revision Arthroplasty
Location: Room 208
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Playmaker Grant Lab

Location: Room 201

Finalists for the Playmaker Grant will present their research strategies at a shark-tank session open to all meeting attendees. This session will provide panelists, finalists, and audience members the opportunity to interact with and discuss the merits of each proposal. All funding decisions will be made by standing members of the AOSSM Research Committee and a winner(s) will be selected on site!

9:00 am - 10:05 am

The Breakfast Club

DePuy Synthes
9:00 am-9:30 am
Location: Room 103

Legally Mine: Proper use of Legal Entities for Lawsuit Protection & Tax Reduction
9:00 am-9:30 am
Moderator: Location: Room 110
Gary Harker

Legally Mine will show you how to stop the threat of lawsuits before they ever get started by protecting your assets in time tested and proven legal structures. These same structures allow us to help our tax attorneys save what you would normally pay in income taxes. These are little known tax helps that have significant case history and have stood the test of time.

VALD Health: Using Objective Data to Guide Decision Making
9:00 am-9:30 am
Moderator: Location: Room 104
Ivan Wong, MD

This presentation will show how an orthopedic physician used technology to gather powerful and insightful information on his patients to make make better pre/post surgery decisions and deliver the best outcomes for all. The technology gives you access to objective data so you can gain insights into your patients' condition, target treatments and keep track of their progress over time. We provide easy-to-use data visualization tools to help you communicate with patients keeping them engaged to recovery.

Legally Mine: Proper use of Legal Entities for Lawsuit Protection & Tax Reduction
9:35 am-10:05 am
Moderator: Gary Harker

Legally Mine is a legal services company designed to protect business and personal assets as well as finding reliable means to lower tax liabilities. Our priority is educating the medical community and preparing our clients to defeat trial attorneys and over burdensome taxes.

VJSM Fellows Video Challenge
9:00 am-10:05 am
Location: Room 205

VJSM – live! Start your day with an exciting and interactive breakfast event hosted by the Video Journal of Sports Medicine. Join us for a dynamic, brand-new competition and showcase of video techniques and research by current sports medicine fellows. With awards for the top videos, this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to see in-process VJSM articles, hear from the authors, and join in a live Q&A!

10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Hours

Location: The Field House (Hall A)

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Dedicated Break

Location: The Field House

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Live Surgery Demonstration in The Field House

Location: OLC Mobile Lab & Spectator Area

Advanced Solutions for Complex Knee Injuries: Soft Tissue Augmentation with BioBrace & Cartilage Repair with Cartimax
Moderators: David Flanigan, MD; Amit Momaya, MD

Learn how unique products like BioBrace and Cartimax can provide novel solutions and help improve your patient outcomes.

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Training Center Presentation in The Field House

Location: The Training Center

FDA Breakthrough for Knee OA: The Implantable Shock Absorber
Moderators: Jason Dragoo, MD; Seth Sherman, MD; David Diduch, MD

The MISHA Knee System is designed to treat patients with medial knee OA who are not ready for arthroplasty. Learn more from the speakers who will give an overview of the device and the clinical data, and will share real-world case examples.

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Concurrent Session A: Cuff It—Own the Gamut of Rotator Cuff Tear Management

Location: Room 205
Raffy Mirzayan, MD and Nikhil N. Verma, MD

Short to Mid-term Outcomes of the Subacromial Balloon Spacer in Patient with and without Previous Rotator Cuff Repair
10:45 am-10:50 am
Joseph Abboud, MD
Paper 28: Comparing Outcomes Between Arthroscopic-Assisted Lower Trapezius Tendon Transfer and Superior Capsular Reconstruction for Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears
10:50 am-10:55 am
Haley M. McKissack, MD, BS
Paper 29: Incidental Teres Minor Atrophy in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair of the Supraspinatus Occurs Frequently and is Associated with Worse Postoperative Outcomes without Higher Failure Rates
10:55 am-11:00 am
Stephen Marcaccio, MD
11:00 am-11:05 am

Video Technique: All the Pro Tips to Get the Arthroscopic Repair Right
11:05 am-11:12 am
Grant L. Jones, MD
Video Technique: Reconstructing the Massive RCR—How to Get it Right
11:12 am-11:19 am
Katherine Burns, MD
Video Technique: Lower Trapezius Transfer Step by Step
11:19 am-11:26 am
Eric Wagner, MD
RTC Re-tear (It's Torn Again!)
11:26 am-11:45 am
Moderators: Augustus Mazzocca, MD, MS and John Tokish, MD


  • John E. Kuhn, MD, MS
  • Raffy Mirzayan, MD
  • Felix H. Savoie, MD
  • Nikhil N. Verma, MD
  • Eric Wagner, MD
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Concurrent Session B: Surgical Management of Complex Knee Sports Injuries: A Global Perspective from ISAKOS

Location: Room 109
David Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS, FAOrthA and Alan Getgood, MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Case-Based Panel Discussion
  • Elizabeth Arendt, MD
  • David Figueroa, MD
  • Rachel Frank, MD
  • Yee-Han Dave Lee, MBBS, FRCS(Ortho)
  • R. Kyle Martin, MD
  • Volker Musahl, MD
  • Seth Sherman, MD
11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Lunch and Learn

Smith+Nephew: Proof in your Repair: REGENETEN in Clinical Practice
Moderators: Location: Room 103
Jonathan Bravman, MD; Michael Banffy, MD; Laith Jazrawi, MD; Jacob Calcei, MD

Join our esteemed faculty as they discuss various cases in the shoulder continuum, from pre-operative considerations, intra-operative decision making, to post-operative rehabilitation, and more!

Stryker: Treatment Solutions for Complex Cases in the Shoulder Continuum: From Surgery to Rehab!
Moderators: Location: Room 110
Nikhil Verma, MD; Emilio Calvo, MD; Kevin Wilk, MD; Joseph Abboud, MD

Join our esteemed faculty as they discuss various cases in the shoulder continuum, from pre-operative considerations, intra-operative decision making, to post-operative rehabilitation, and more!

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Training Center Presentations in The Field House

Location: The Training Center

Miach BEAR Implant - A Surgeon’s Experience and Clinical Update
12:00 pm-12:30 pm
Moderator: Sabrina Strickland, MD

As we are now over two and a half years out from the launch of the BEAR procedure, some clinicians now have considerable experience and can discuss early outcomes. In this talk I will review the scene behind this procedure, discuss the clinical trials that have been completed or are nearing completion and discuss my own experience with this surgery.

AlloSource: Mastering the Art of Labral Reconstruction Using AceConnex® Pre-Sutured Fascia
12:45 pm-1:15 pm
Moderators: Winston Gwathmey, MD; Andrew Wolff, MD

Feeling stressed about your next hip labral reconstruction? Learn how the NEW AceConnex® Pre-Sutured Fascia device can save you time in the operating room by eliminating a tedious step, allowing you to focus on mastering labral reconstruction procedures.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Arthrex Live! Knee: Soft Anchors for Hard Problems

Location: OLC Mobile Lab & Spectator Area
Asheesh Bedi, MD; Aaron J. Krych, MD; Travis G. Maak, MD

During this live cadaveric surgical demonstration, faculty will perform multiple techniques in and around the knee that highlight the advantages of using all-suture anchors to treat various knee problems.

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Game Changer Session: Risky Business—Keep your (Legal) Briefs On

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom
Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD and Riley J. Williams III, MD

Team Physician Considerations in the New Frontier of Amateur and Collegiate Athletics
1:15 pm-1:22 pm
Eric C. McCarty, MD
Strategies for Professional Athletes
1:22 pm-1:29 pm
Chris Ahmad, MD
Panel Discussion: Protecting My Blind Side
1:29 pm-2:15 pm
Moderators: Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD and Robin V. West, MD


  • Chris Ahmad, MD
  • E. Lyle Cain, MD
  • Christopher C. Kaeding, MD
  • Eric C. McCarty, MD
  • Riley J. Williams III, MD

2:20 pm - 2:30 pm

Presentation of the Robert E. Leach Award

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom

2:30 pm - 3:20 pm

Presidential Address and Medallion Exchange

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom
Dean C. Taylor, MD

3:25 pm - 4:25 pm

Concurrent Session A: Osteotomy—No Bones About It

Location: Room 205
Rachel M. Frank, MD and Armando F. Vidal, MD

Paper 31: Patient Reported and Clinical Outcomes of High Tibial Osteotomy and Distal Femoral Osteotomy in High Level Athletes
3:25 pm-3:30 pm
Michael Alaia, MD
Paper 32: Leg Length Changes Following Distal Femoral Osteotomy: Validation of a Predictive Tool and Comparison of Lateral Opening Wedge and Medial Closing Wedge Techniques
3:30 pm-3:35 pm
Adam B. Yanke, MD, PhD
Paper 33: Computed Tomography Analysis of the Variation in the Medial and Lateral Posterior Tibial Slopes in Patients Undergoing Osteotomy About the Knee
3:35 pm-3:40 pm
Richard Amendola, MD
Paper 34: Supratubercle Anterior Closing Wedge Osteotomy: No Change in Patellar Height, Compared to Decreased Height for Medial Opening Wedge Proximal Tibial Osteotomy, and Significant Decreases in Anterior Tibial Translation at Six Months Postoperatively
3:40 pm-3:45 pm
Nicholas I. Kennedy, MD
3:45 pm-3:50 pm

Video Technique: Intratubercle Closing Wedge Osteotomy
3:50 pm-3:57 pm
Alfred A. Mansour, III, MD
Video Technique: Medial Opening Wedge HTO with Patient Specific Instrumentation
3:57 pm-4:04 pm
Anil S. Ranawat, MD
Video Technique: Distal Femoral Osteotomies Opening Lateral and Closing Wedge
4:04 pm-4:11 pm
Travis G. Maak, MD
Case-Based Panel Discussion
4:11 pm-4:25 pm
Moderators: Annuziato Amendola, MD and Armando Vidal, MD


  • Alan M. Getgood, MD, FRCS (Tr&Orth)
  • Walter R. Lowe, MD
  • Volker Musahl, MD
  • Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet, MD, PhD
3:25 pm - 4:25 pm

Concurrent Session B: The FORUM: Tough Topics in Care of College/Elite Athletes

Location: Room 109
Laura Alberton, MD

Psychologic Aspects of Injury/Recovery
3:25 pm-3:35 pm
Melissa A. Christino, MD
Return to Sport after Patellar Dislocation
3:35 pm-3:45 pm
Jacqueline M. Brady, MD
Return to Sport after Pregnancy
3:45 pm-3:55 pm
Leah C. Brown, MD
Navigating the Impact of NIL on Team Physicians
3:55 pm-4:05 pm
Katherine J. Coyner, MD, MBA
4:05 pm-4:25 pm
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society (JROGS) Meeting and Reception

Location: Room 607

AOSSM is pleased to host a special gathering in partnership with the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society. JRGOS members and all interested meeting attendees are invited to join.

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

General Session: Give It to Me Straight—What Team Physicians are Really Doing

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom
Asheesh Bedi, MD and Peter A. Indelicato, MD


  • Robert H. Brophy, MD
  • E. Lyle Cain, MD
  • Katherine J. Coyner, MD, MBA
  • Jason L. Dragoo, MD
  • Jeffrey Guy, MD
  • Kristofer J. Jones, MD
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sports Medicine Fellowship Reception

Location: Hyatt Regency: Third Floor, Agate

All Program Directors, Program Coordinators, Program Faculty, Residents and Fellows are welcome to join the Sports Medicine Fellowship Reception for continued networking opportunities with your peers and the society’s leaders.

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Traveling Fellows Reception

Location: Hyatt Regency: Denver City Terrace

The Traveling Fellowship Reception at the AOSSM Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, invites attendees to connect and engage with past and present traveling fellows. This program facilitates an exchange of scientific knowledge and fosters relationships among sports medicine physicians from North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Latin American countries. The four-week fellowship includes visits to sports medicine centers, interaction with regional experts, patient care experiences, observation in operating rooms, scientific collaboration, case sharing, and recreational activities. Led by a senior orthopaedic sports medicine specialist, these tours feature three emerging leaders in the field. AOSSM collaborates with partner organizations such as APKASS, ESSKA, and SLARD to facilitate travel exchanges between regions, alternating between North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Latin America biennially.

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Instructional Courses

IC 301: Down with the SLAP: A Case-Based Approach to Biceps, Labral and Shoulder Dysfunction
Location: Room 205
IC 302: The Collision Course: Management of Complex Injuries in Collision Sport Athletes. A Case Based Approach
Location: Room 109
IC 303: Patellofemoral Joint Preservation: A Case-Based Approach to Managing Chondrosis
Location: Room 104
IC 304: How to Incorporate Orthobiologics in your Practice: Safe, Effective, and Ethical
Location: Room 201
IC 305: My Worst Day in the Operating Room: Navigating and Preventing Pitfalls and Complications Associated with Arthroscopic and Open Knee Surgery Descrip­tion
Location: Room 103
IC 306: Masterclass in Multi-ligamentous Knee Injuries: Expert Perspectives
Location: Room 110
IC 307: The Failed Hip Arthroscopy: How to Successfully Manage (and Not Replace) It
Location: Room 206
IC 308: Management of Patellofemoral Instability and Chondral Lesions in The Young Patient: Focus on Stabilization and Cartilage Restoration
Location: Room 208
8:45 am - 9:00 am

Hall of Fame Induction

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom

9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Winning Playbook for Elite Athlete Care

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom
Tiki Barber

Supported by a grant from BREG

Tiki Barber

Keeping professional athletes at the top of their game requires the expert care of a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team. Former Giant and sought-after sports commentator Tiki Barber joins his former head team physician, Scott Rodeo, MD, and renowned head athletic trainer Ronnie Barnes, ATC, for a holistic look at the factors that impact elite athlete care. This panel discussion will cover injury prevention and treatment, return-to-play decisions to mental health, off-field influences and much more from the perspectives of the medical team and the player.

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Alison Toth, MD


  • Tiki Barber: Analyst and Commentator, CBS Sports & Retired Running Back, New York Giants
  • Ronnie Barnes, ATC: Head Athletic Trainer and Sr. Vice President, Medical Services, New York Giants
  • Scott Rodeo, MD: Head Team Physician, New York Giants


  1. Athlete views: medical system; influencers of trust in healthcare.
  2. Physician involvement with college/professional athletic coverage.
  3. Complexities of providing medical care to professional athletes, including role of agents, financial incentives to play.
  4. Teamwork: ATCs, PTs, MDs, others involved with college/professional athlete care.
10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Hours

Location: The Field House (Hall A)

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Dedicated Break

Location: The Field House

10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Research Workshop

Location: Room 110

Research is an integral part of your practice and may even be an expectation of your institution. Join the AOSSM Research Committee for this insightful workshop focused on research collaborations with industry. An expert panel of industry partners and AOSSM members will discuss:

  • Why members should consider research collaborations with industry
  • Industry funding priorities
  • Why these collaborations are important and mutually beneficial
  • Successful approaches for identifying and securing industry funding

Panel of Industry Representatives:

AOSSM Panel:
  • Sara Edwards, MD
    • Professor, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Arthroplasty
    • University of California, San Francisco Medical Center
  • Jeffrey J. Nepple, MD, MS
    • Associate Professor, Washington University Orthopaedics
    • Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Alvin W. Su, MD, PhD
    • Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery; Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    • Nemours Sports Medicine, Nemours Children's Health, Delaware Valley
  • Brian C Werner, MD
    • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia; Head Team Physician, James Madison University
    • University of Virginia
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Game Changer Session: Going for the Gold

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom

A distinguished panel featuring Olympic team physicians, and Olympic skier and eight-time national champion, Nina O’Brien discuss the unique needs of a multi-sport team competing at the peak of athleticism under extreme pressure.


  • Jonathan T. Finnoff, DO, FACSM, FAMSSM, AMSSM Exchange Lecturer, Chief Medical Officer, U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee
  • Thomas R. Hackett, MD, Team Physician for the U.S. Snowboard Team
  • Nina O'Brien, Eight-Time National Champion
11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Poster Presentations

Location: Posters Area

Researchers present more than 250 posters in The Field House featuring advancements in the science of sports medicine. Interact with authors to learn more about their achievements.

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Lunch and Learn

Zimmer Biomet: Using Biologic Augmentation to Support Healing - What Are My Options?
Moderators: Location: Room 103
Joseph A. Abboud, MD; Gregory S. DiFelice, MD; Sara Edwards, MD; Anand Murthi, MD, FAAOS

Join Zimmer Biomet for an educational experience exploring the latest in biologic advancements to support healing, innovative implant solutions and cuttingedge technology.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Masters Competition

Location: The Field House

The coveted AOSSM Red Jacket competition returns to this year’s Annual Meeting! This competition celebrates sports medicine luminaries as they present an innovation or technology that has provided high-end and far-reaching impact to their patients. Finalists deliver a short (~5-7 min) presentation detailing their innovation. After which, judges and the audience participate in Q&A. At the close of the session, a winner(s) is chosen, and the Red Jacket is awarded. Nominate your innovative peers or yourself by June 1, 2024!

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Game Changer Session: Fireside Chat on Leadership and Mentorship for our Future

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom
Dean C. Taylor, MD and Robert B. Brown, Gen. (Ret.)

Join AOSSM President Dean C. Taylor, MD and Robert B. Brown, Gen. (Ret.) for a robust discussion on the skills and qualities of effective leaders. Gen. Brown shares insights from his 38 years in the U.S. Army, from his days at West Point where he played basketball under “Coach K” to serving as Commanding General of the largest service component, U.S. Army Pacific.

2:20 pm - 3:20 pm

Concurrent Session A: Get Yourself in Line—Best Patellofemoral Practices

Location: Room 205
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD and David Henri Dejour, MD

Paper 35: Number of Patellar Dislocation Events are Associated with Increased Chondral Damage of the Trochlea: Data from the JUPITER Group
2:20 pm-2:25 pm
Joshua T. Bram, BS
Paper 36: Return to Sports in Isolated MPFL Reconstruction Versus Additional Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy
2:25 pm-2:30 pm
Samuel Montgomery, Jr., MD
Paper 37: Outcomes of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction Patients Over 30 Years of Age
2:30 pm-2:35 pm
Robert A. Magnussen, MD, MPH
Paper 38: Comparison of Clinical Outcomes and Return to Sport Rates Between Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation and Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation for Articular Cartilage Lesions in the Patellofemoral Joint
2:35 pm-2:40 pm
Vishal Sundaram, BA
2:40 pm-2:45 pm

Video Technique: MPFL+ Reconstruction
2:45 pm-2:53 pm
Miho Tanaka, MD, PhD
Video Technique: Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy
2:53 pm-3:01 pm
Jacqueline M. Brady, MD
Video Technique: Trochleoplasty
3:01 pm-3:09 pm
James L. Pace, MD
Gold Medal Debate: MPFL Alone vs. MPFL/TTO (MPFL Alone)
3:09 pm-3:20 pm
Moderators: Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD and David Henri Dejour, MD

Gold Medal Debaters: Beth E. Shubin Stein, MD and Lutul Farrow, MD

Gold Medal Debate Topics:

  1. MPFL Alone
2:20 pm - 3:20 pm

Concurrent Session B: Shoulder Potpourri

Location: Room 109
Sara L. Edwards, MD and Brian R. Wolf, MD, MS

Paper 39: Overreduction of Type V Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocations During Acute Fixation is Associated with Improved Postoperative Rockwood Classification
2:20 pm-2:25 pm
Scott Feeley, MD
Paper 40: Two Fixation Points Provide Greater Stability than One in Cadaver Study of Remplissage for Large and Small Hill Sachs Lesions
2:25 pm-2:30 pm
Patrick Morrissey
Paper 41: Does MR Arthrography Improve Evaluation of Patients with Posterior Shoulder Instability? An Analysis from the MOON Shoulder Instability Group
2:30 pm-2:35 pm
Favian Su, MD
Paper 42: Acromial Morphology in Primary versus Revision Posterior Shoulder Instability Patients
2:35 pm-2:40 pm
Justin W. Arner, MD
2:40 pm-2:45 pm

Video Technique: Labral Repair with Remplissage
2:45 pm-2:52 pm
Julie Bishop, MD
Video Technique: Posterior Labral Repair Keys to Success
2:52 pm-2:59 pm
E. Lyle Cain, MD
Management of AC Joint Repair and Reconstruction: What to Do When
2:59 pm-3:06 pm
Brian R. Waterman, MD
Case-Based Panel Discussion
3:06 pm-3:20 pm
Moderators: Sara L. Edwards, MD and Brian R. Wolf, MD, MS


  • Robert A. Arciero, MD
  • Julie Bishop, MD
  • E. Lyle Cain, MD
  • Brian R. Waterman, MD
2:20 pm - 3:20 pm

Concurrent Session C: Back to School—Training/Developing the Next Generation

Location: Room 104
Joel L. Boyd, MD and Mary K. Mulcahey, MD

Paper 43: Development of a Novel Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Surgical Skills Assessment
2:20 pm-2:25 pm
Anil Ranawat, MD
Paper 44: In-Person Versus Virtual Interviews for Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship: Applicant Perspectives
2:25 pm-2:30 pm
Connor Hoge, MD
2:30 pm-2:35 pm

Virtual Surgical Training
2:35 pm-2:42 pm
Ivan H. Wong, MD, FRCSC, MAcM, Dip. Sports Med
Developing an Arthroscopic Simulation Lab
2:42 pm-2:49 pm
Gregg Nicandri, MD
Development of Team Physicians, What's The Pipeline
2:49 pm-2:56 pm
Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD
Augmented and Virtual Reality in Surgical Training
2:56 pm-3:03 pm
Danny Goel, MD
Panel Discussion: How Do We Develop the Next Generation?
3:03 pm-3:25 pm
Moderator: Charles Bush-Joseph, MD


  • Joel L. Boyd, MD
  • Katherine J. Coyner, MD, MBA
  • Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD
  • Anil S. Ranawat, MD
  • Rick W. Wright, MD
2:20 pm - 3:20 pm

Concurrent Session D: SLARD – Shoulder Instability

Location: Room 201
David Torres, MD

The Bankhart Repair: Past, Present, and Future
2:20 pm-2:25 am
David Torres, MD
Anterior Shoulder Instability: When Arthroscopic Bankart Isn’t Enough
2:25 pm-2:35 pm
Felipe Valbuena, MD, MEd
Complications of Latarjet: How to Avoid & How to Manage
2:35 pm-2:45 pm
Christian Lozano, MD
Soft Tissue Augmentation Techniques in Anterior Shoulder Instability
2:45 pm-2:55 pm
Fernando Lossada, MD
Failed Shoulder Instability Surgery: Causes & Treatment
2:55 pm-3:05 pm
Fabricio Fabela, MD
3:05 pm-3:20 pm
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Game Changer Session: Innovations in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Location: Four Seasons Ballroom
Marc Philippon, MD and Adam Yanke, MD, PhD

Innovation in Sports Medicine Surgery
3:30 pm-3:40 pm
Matthew T. Provencher, MD, MBA, MC USNR (Ret.)
AI Implications in Sports Medicine
3:40 pm-3:48 pm
Prem N. Ramkumar, MD MBA
Cartilage Lesions: What's Available and What's Coming
3:48 pm-3:56 pm
Seth L. Sherman, MD
The Future of Augments in the Rotator Cuff
3:56 pm-4:04 pm
Adam B. Yanke, MD, PhD
Orthobiologics: What Really Works
4:04 pm-4:14 pm
Scott A. Rodeo, MD
4:14 pm-4:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Closing Night Event

Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Get ready to soar through history and explore the future of aviation and space at our Closing Night Event! Join us at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, located in the Hangar 1 of the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado.

Step into a world of iconic aircraft, space vehicles, military uniforms, and so much more. Immerse yourself in the rich history of flight as you get up close and personal with historic artifacts and memorabilia. Feel the excitement of aviation and space exploration as you embark on realistic flight simulators and experience the thrill of soaring through the skies.

This is a night not to be missed, where attendees, guests, and their families can come together to appreciate the wonders of aviation and space. Join us for an unforgettable evening of discovery, inspiration, and connection. Let your imagination take flight at the AOSSM Annual Meeting Closing Night Event!

8:30 am - 9:30 am

General Session: Hip Check—Intra-Articular and Extra-Articular

Location: Room 205
J. W. Thomas Byrd, MD and F. Winston Gwathmey, MD

Paper 45: Hip Arthroscopy Versus Physical Therapy for the Treatment of Symptomatic Acetabular Labral Tears in Patients Older Than 40 Years: A 2-Year Report of A Randomized Controlled Trial
8:30 am-8:35 am
Jonathan Lee, BA
Paper 46: Modern Hip Arthroscopy for FAIS Delays the Natural History of Osteoarthritis in a Fourth of Patients: A 12-Year Follow-Up Analysis
8:35 am-8:40 am
Prem N. Ramkumar, MD MBA
Paper 48: Early Sport Specialization as a Risk Factor for Femoracetabular Impingement
8:40 am-8:45 am
Mark E. Cinque, MD, MS
8:45 am-8:50 am

Capsule Approach
8:50 am-8:58 am
Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw, MD
Endoscopic Hamstring
8:58 am-9:06 am
Shane J. Nho, MD, MS
Panel Discussion: Open vs. Endoscopic Hamstring Repair
9:06 am-9:30 am
Moderators: J. W. Thomas Byrd, MD and F. Winston Gwathmey, MD


  • Stephen K. Aoki, MD
  • Shane J. Nho, MD, MS
  • Kwadwo Owusu-Akyaw, MD
  • Marc Philippon, MD
  • Andrea M. Spiker, MD
9:40 am - 10:40 am

Concurrent Session A: Solid as a Rock—Make the Right Choices for OCD Management

Location: Room 205
Henry B. Ellis, MD and S. Clifton Willimon, MD

Paper 49: Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation for Capitellar Osteochondritis Dissecans: Excellent Patient Reported Outcomes Scores and High Return to Sports
9:40 am-9:45 am
Crystal A. Perkins, MD
Paper 50: Return to Sport and Patient Reported Outcomes of Osteochondral Allograft for Capitellar Osteochondritis Dissecans in Adolescent Athletes
9:45 am-9:50 am
Philip L. Wilson, MD
Paper 51: Characteristics of Unsalvageable Osteochondritis Dissecans Lesions from the ROCK Prospective Cohort
9:50 am-9:55 am
Henry Ellis, MD
Paper 52: Association of Mechanical Axis with Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Femoral Condyle
9:55 am-10:00 am
Michael Klueh, MD
10:00 am-10:05 am

Video Technique: Capitellar OCA
10:05 am-10:12 am
Paul M. Saluan, MD
Video Technique: Femoral Condyle OCD Fixation
10:12 am-10:19 am
Stephanie W. Mayer, MD
Video Technique: Patellar OCD Fixation with Suture
10:19 am-10:26 am
Kendall Bradley, MD
Panel Discussion
10:26 am-10:40 am
Moderators: Henry B. Ellis, MD and S. Clifton Willimon, MD


  • Kendall Bradley, MD
  • Stephanie W. Mayer, MD
  • Paul M. Saluan, MD
9:40 am - 10:40 am

Concurrent Session B: More than Just an Ankle Sprain

Location: Room 201
Moderators: Lorena Bejarano-Pineda, MD and Kirk A. McCullough, MD

Paper 53: Tibio-Talar Augmentation of Deltoid Ligament Repair: A Robotic Investigation of Ankle Stability
9:40 am-9:45 am
Alex Brady, MS
Paper 54: Effects of Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation after Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair – A Randomized Trial
9:45 am-9:50 am
Bradley S. Lambert, PhD
Paper 55: Non-Operative Treatment of High Ankle Sprains: A 18+ Year Follow-up Study
9:50 am-9:55 am
Jeremy Silver, MD, MS
9:55 am-10:00 am

Managing the Achilles Tear in the Athlete
10:00 am-10:10 am
Eric Ferkel, MD
Panel Discussion: High Ankle Sprain and Osteochondral Lesions
10:10 am-10:40 am
Moderators: Lorena Bejarano-Pineda, MD and Kirk A. McCullough, MD


  • Eric Ferkel, MD
  • C. Thomas Haytmanek, MD
  • Kenneth Hunt, MD
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