1205 - Comprehensive Advanced Knee Arthroscopy

1205 - Comprehensive Advanced Knee Arthroscopy
Lab Course

Title: Advanced Knee Arthroscopy
September 9-10, 2022
Where: Orthopaedic Learning Center, Rosemont IL

 This comprehensive surgical skills course will focus on current controversies in knee ligament, meniscus and articular cartilage-related procedures. An all-star faculty will guide attendees through discussions on the latest clinical algorithms, backed by peer-reviewed publications, and cutting-edge surgical techniques. Additional learning elements include lectures by distinct expert faculty members, eight hours of hands-on cadaveric surgical labs, case-based panel discussions and pearls on how to avoid complications and ensure clinical success.

This course is enhanced with the AANA Safe StridesTM  initiative to ensure your safety and comfort during in-person interactions. Learn more.

Course Chair:
Robert F. LaPrade, M.D., Ph.D.

Master Instructors:
Julie A. Dodds, M.D.
Christopher M. Larson, M.D.

Member Rate:
1-on-1 - $2,999
2-on-1 - $2,199

Non-Member Rate:
1-on-1 - $3,499
2-on-1 - $2,499


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CME Information

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand current advanced meniscus repair and transplantation strategies and techniques including controversial decision-making on when to repair or restore the meniscus.
  2. Determine the appropriate indications and technique for patellofemoral procedures including MPFL, tubercle osteotomy, and trochleoplasty.
  3. Comprehend current controversies in primary and revision intra- and extra-articular ligament reconstruction including contemporary surgical techniques.
  4. Formulate appropriate treatment algorithms in the management of articular cartilage defects and pathology as well as to learn the latest surgical technique options available to address these problems.

AANA Mobile App

This course will be available for participants to download at least 1 week prior to the course start date on the AANA Mobile app. It is available on Android, iOS, and Amazon Kindle.

Target Audience

The primary target audience for Advanced Knee Lab Course is AANA members and other healthcare professionals who desire to improve their arthroscopic knowledge, competence, performance, and patient outcomes.

Statement of Need

AANA has determined the need for this live educational activity based on identifying professional practice gaps, previous course evaluations and the AANA Self-Assessment Examination. The educational content of this activity was based upon current issues and topics provided by AANA Planning Committees and Membership.

Continuing Medical Education/Credit Designation

The Arthroscopy Association of North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Arthroscopy Association of North America designates this live activity for a maximum of TBD AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity may also help fulfill the Maintenance of Certification credit requirements mandated by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Travel and Hotel Information

This course is being held at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, IL.

Air Travel and Ground Transportation

Please fly into O'Hare International Airport. A shuttle to the Hampton Inn and Suites picks up every 45 minutes from the Bus/Shuttle Center. Follow the signs from baggage claim. 

Hotel Accommodations

For your convenience AANA has reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn & Suites Rosemont Chicago O’Hare (9480 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018). The room rate is $119.00 per night plus tax (subject to change). Reservations can be made up to four weeks prior to the course.

For hotel reservations please call (847) 692–3000 and identify yourself as an Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) registrant or click here.

Full Travel Information

More Information

Request for refunds, cancellation, or course transfer must be received in writing by the AANA office at least four weeks prior to the start of the course. Visit our Lab Courses Policies page for full details.

For other questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Course content and faculty subject to change.

9/9/2022 4:00 PM - 9/10/2022 6:00 PM
The Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) 9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 100 Rosemont, IL 60018 UNITED STATES

Lab Instructors

Full NameCityState ProvinceCountryLast Name
Bjorn Christian Balldin, M.D.San AntonioTXUnited StatesBalldin
Andrew S. Bernhardson, M.D.North ChicagoILUnited StatesBernhardson
Sanjeev Bhatia, M.D.WarrenvilleILUnited StatesBhatia
Jorge A. Chahla, M.D., Ph.D.HinsdaleILUnited StatesChahla
Travis J. Dekker, M.D.NicevilleFLUnited StatesDekker
Cory Edgar, M.D., Ph.D.FarmingtonCTUnited StatesEdgar
Scott C. Faucett, M.D., M.S.WashingtonDCUnited StatesFaucett
Andrew Gregory Geeslin, M.D.BurlingtonVTUnited StatesGeeslin
George Rick Hatch, III, M.D.Rolling HillsCAUnited StatesHatch
Darren L. Johnson, M.D.LexingtonKYUnited StatesJohnson
Patrick W. Kane, M.D.LewesDEUnited StatesKane
Christopher M. Larson, M.D.EdinaMNUnited StatesLarson
Jonathan T. Nassos, M.D.Van NuysCAUnited StatesNassos
Jonathan Riboh, M.D.CharlotteNCUnited StatesRiboh
Tony S. Wanich, M.D.WayneNJUnited StatesWanich
S. Clifton Willimon, M.D.AtlantaGAUnited StatesWillimon
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