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Eighth Annual Nuts and Bolts of General Orthopaedics

Eighth Annual Nuts and Bolts of General Orthopaedics

October 13-15, 2016 - The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Florida

Sponsored By:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Allegheny General Hospital
Allegheny Health Network
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Thursday, October 13


Friday, October 14

  • Pearls of Outpatient Joint Replacement - Richard Berger, MD
  • First One Hundred Outpatient Total Hip Arthroplasties - Nicholas Sotereanos, MD
  • Robotic Unicompartmental Arthroplasty: Does it Make a Difference? - Timothy Sauber, MD
  • Outpatient Arthroplasties at ASCs: Outcomes, Pearls, & Reimbursement Strategies - Kenneth Cherry, MD
  • Let's Do a Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Let's Do a Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Difficult Fractures - Gregory T. Altman, MD; Jeffrey J. Sewecke, DO; and Michael Suk, MD
  • Clavicle Fractures: Do These Need Fixed? - Gregory T. Altman, MD
  • Analyzing Failure in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery - Michael Suk, MD
  • Posterior Malleolus Fractures - Gregory T. Altman, MD


Saturday, October 15

  • Treatment of Ankle Arthritis - James J. Sferra, MD
  • Hallux Rigidus Treatment Alternatives - James J. Sferra, MD
  • Simple to Complex Elbow Injuries - R. Colin Brabender, MD
  • Common Nerve Compression Syndromes in Arm and Hand - Edward Birdsong, MD
  • Digital Radius Fractures: Anything New? - Bradley Palmer, MD
  • Common Hand Fractures - R. Colin Brabender, MD
  • Extensor Tendon Injuries - Bradley Palmer, MD
  • Flexor Tendon Repairs - Bradley Palmer, MD
  • Knee and Shoulder Cases - Sam Akhavan, MD Brian Mosier, MD; Adrienne Towsen, MD
  • Shoulder Instability - Sam Akhavan, MD
  • Management of Rotator Cuff Tears - Adrienne Towsen, MD
  • Orthobiologics in Sports Medicine - Edward Snell, MD
  • Management of the Proximal Biceps - Sam Akhavan, MD
  • Cartilage Defects and Restoration - Brian Mosier, MD
  • ACL Reconstruction: Where are We in 2016? - Adrienne Towsen, MD
  • Evaluation and Management of Metastatic Disease to Bone - Lisa B. Ercolano, MD
  • Lumps & Bumps: Soft Tissue Masses of the Extremities - Lisa B. Ercolano, MD
  • Benign Bone Tumors: Or Are They? - Lisa B. Ercolano, MD