Annual Meeting

Industry Symposia

 

Discover new products and techniques in industry-led workshops. No CME awarded.

All sessions held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel unless otherwise noted.

 


Saturday, September 14
6:30 – 8:00 am

 



Thursday, September 12
11:30 am – 1:00 pm


Arthrex, Inc.
Columbus Rooms G and H

Arthrex Innovations: Foot & Ankle Surgery

Faculty:
Thomas O. Clanton, MD
Jorge I. Acevedo, MD
Thomas G. Harris, MD
Christopher W. Hodgkins, MD
Gordon Mackay, MD
Anand Vora, MD

Arthrex invites you to interact with world-renowned surgeons discussing the most innovative, safe, and reproducible techniques in foot and ankle surgery. This session will focus on innovative minimally invasive solutions in trauma, sports injuries, MIS, and the arthritic patient.

Information/Registration:
First come, first served. Please register at the Arthrex desk upon arrival at the session. For more information, contact Pamela Peterson at pamela.peterson@arthrex.com.



CrossRoads Extremity Systems
Columbus Rooms E and F

MINIBunion™ Minimally Invasive Bunion System

Faculty:
Michael Campbell, MD
David Oji, MD
Terrence Philbin, DO

This interactive session will feature the MINIBunion Minimally Invasive Bunion System. The session will feature design rationale, surgical technique, case presentations, and cadaver lab.

Information/Registration
To register, contact your local CrossRoads representative or Heath Harrell, hharrell@crextremity.com, or register directy online.



Exactech
Columbus Rooms C and D

Vantage® Ankle Cadaveric Surgical Skills Lab

Faculty:
Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, MD
James K. DeOrio, MD
James A. Nunley, MD
Mark E. Easley, MD

This interactive program features the innovative Vantage® Total Ankle System, instrumentation, surgical technique, and the new EPIC Extremity foot and ankle reconstruction system. Learn how our surgeon thought leaders and engineers designed this system to address clinical challenges and patient outcomes while getting hands-on surgical experience.

  • Vantage Ankle Design Rationale

  • Vantage Ankle Surgical Technique

  • First Case Pearls and Experiences

Information/Registration:
Visit www.exac.com/anklemededchicago or contact your local Exactech Sales Rep or the Exactech Events Team at events@exac.com.



Integra LifeSciences
MOBILE LAB (Stetson Avenue outside the hotel)

Integra's Ankle Arthritis Solutions, featuring Cadence® Total Ankle System

Faculty:
Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada

This bioskills session is intended to educate surgeons about one of Integra's primary total ankle replacement options, the Cadence® Total Ankle System. This course offers attendees an opportunity to enhance their understanding of ankle reconstruction through a cadaveric exercise with Cadence design surgeon, Timothy Daniels, MD, FRCSC.

Information/Registration:
Register in advance with Kimberley Graner, Integra Program Coordinator, Professional Education, via email: Kimberley.Graner@integralife.com. Walk-up registration available if space remains.



Paragon 28
Columbus Rooms I and J

Minimally Invasive Approaches to the 1st TMT: Phantom® MIS System

Faculty (subject to change):
Gregory P. Guyton, MD

Information/Registration:
Register at https://cvent.me/R880R
For information contact Tracey Major, tmajor@paragon28.com



Stryker
MOBILE LAB (Stetson Avenue outside the hotel)

Advanced Techniques in Circular Fixation

Faculty:
Michael C. Aynardi, MD

Utilizing Stryker’s Hoffmann LRF system, attendees will experience a comprehensive overview of static frame application as well as an understanding of flap techniques in foot and ankle reconstruction. (Cadaveric Session)

Information/Registration:
Click here to register.



Wright Medical Group N.V.
Columbus Rooms K and L

Why I Trust AUGMENT®: The 10 Year Global Experience

Faculty:
Gregory C. Berlet, MD
Anthony R. Cadden, MD
W. Hodges Davis, MD
Murray J. Penner, MD, FRCSC

Information/Registration:
Contact your local Wright Sales Representative


Zimmer Biomet
Columbus Rooms A and B

Solutions to Common Problems in the Foot and Ankle

Faculty:
Robert B. Anderson, MD
Lew C. Schon, MD

This industry session will cover a variety of treatment options for common problems in the foot and ankle from insufficiency fractures to total ankle replacement.

Information/Registration:
Click here to register.





Friday, September 13
11:30 am – 1:00 pm


CONMED
Columbus Rooms C and D

Treating Complex Ankle Instability in the Weekend Warrior

Faculty:
Dominic Carreira, MD
John S. Early, MD

Please join us for an interactive session featuring didactic, cadaveric, and hands-on portions as we discuss Complex Ankle Instability in the Weekend Warrior. This session will begin with a brief overview of the pathology and typical diagnosis of ankle instability, followed by a cadaveric demonstration of a CONMED soft tissue repair and augmentation with a cartilage treatment of an OC Defect. Attendees will have the opportunity to see some of CONMED's latest innovations, including: Mimix™ Small Joint Resection Blades, TruShot® with Y-Knot®, CrossFT™ Knotless and MTF's CartiMax® Viable Cartilage Allograft.

Information/Registration:
Register here or contact Natalie Moore at NatalieMoore@conmed.com with questions.



In2Bones USA
Columbus Rooms G and H

Three-Dimensional Fixation for Treatment of End Stage Hindfoot and Ankle Arthritis

Faculty:
Stephen R. Kearns, MD, FRCS
James J. Sferra, MD
Geoffrey S. Landis, DO
Greg A. Horton, MD
M. Truitt Cooper, MD

Distinguished faculty will lead didactic and sawbones training on the TriWay™ Nail technique for robust three plane fixation for TTC fusions.

Information/Registration:
info@i2b-usa.com or 844-602-6637



Integra LifeSciences
MOBILE LAB (Stetson Avenue outside the hotel)

Integra's Ankle Arthritis Solutions, featuring Salto Talaris® Total Ankle Prosthesis and Integra® XT Revision Total Ankle Replacement System

Faculty:
Patrick B. Ebeling, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Minnesota, MN

This bioskills session is intended to educate surgeons about Integra's newest total ankle replacement option, the Integra® XT Revision System, one of the first FDA cleared products indicated for revision ankle arthroplasty. This course offers attendees an opportunity to perform a primary TAR using Salto Talaris® and revise using the Integra® XT Revision System This cadaveric exercise will be led by Salto Talaris design surgeon, Patrick B. Ebeling, MD.

Information/Registration:
Register in advance with Kimberley Graner, Integra Program Coordinator, Professional Education, via email: Kimberley.Graner@integralife.com. Walk-up registration available if space remains.



Medartis
Columbus Rooms A and B

Managing Severe Foot & Ankle Deformities

Faculty:

Victor Valderrabano, MD, PhD
Swiss Ortho Center, Switzerland

Alexej Barg, MD
University of Utah Orthopaedic Center

Presentation and discussion on:

  • Ankle arthrodesis: Is it just about a simple ankle fusion?

  • Subtalar, double, or triple arthrodesis: What is the best surgical technique?

  • Hindfoot and midfoot osteotomies: How to correct successfully the foot deformity?

  • Lapidus arthrodesis and 1st MTP Joint arthrodesis: How to correct severe forefoot deformities?

Information/Registration:
Email MarketingUS@medartis.com or register online.



Paragon 28
Columbus Rooms I and J

Primary and Revision Strategies for Ankle and TTC Fusion: Silverback™ Ankle Fusion Plating System

Faculty:
Mark S. Myerson, MD
Todd A. Irwin, MD

Information/Registration:
Register at https://cvent.me/R880R
For information contact Tracey Major, tmajor@paragon28.com



Stryker
MOBILE LAB (Stetson Avenue outside the hotel)

Stryker Solutions

Faculty:
Adam Schiff, MD

Experience Stryker's collaborative and comprehensive solutions for foot and ankle reconstruction and repair during this session. Attendees will get their hands on the newest Power tools offered by Stryker instruments as well as Sports Medicine products indicated for the repair of foot and ankle related injuries. (Cadaveric Session)

Information/Registration:
Click here to register.



Treace Medical Concepts, Inc.
Columbus Rooms E and F

Lapiplasty® Cadaveric Symposium

Faculty:
Robert D. Santrock, MD
W. Bret Smith, DO
Mark E. Easley, MD
James A. Nunley, MD
James K. DeOrio, MD
Armen S. Kelikian, MD
Daniel C. Farber, MD
Justin L. Daigre, MD
Abdi Raissi, MD
James Halloran, MD
John Gleason, MD
Timothy Badwey, MD
Daniel Cuttica, DO
William Braaksma, MD
Ryan Flanigan, MD
Bharat Desai, MD
Sheldon S. Lin, MD
Kurtis Hort, MD
David Friscia, MD
Trapper Lalli, MD

Experienced faculty will lead cadaveric training on the Lapiplasty® Procedure for precision 3-plane hallux valgus correction at the CORA, with rapid return to weight-bearing.

Information/Registration:
www.treace.com/training/



Wright Medical Group N.V.
Columbus Rooms K and L

The Continuum of Care Featuring PROstep™, CARTIVA®, and ORTHOLOC™ 2 CROSSCHECK™

Faculty:
Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH
Gregory C. Berlet, MD
Aaron K. Mates, MD

Information/Registration:
Contact your local Wright Sales Representative



Saturday, September 14
6:30 – 8:00 am


Stryker
MOBILE LAB (Stetson Avenue outside the hotel)

STAR Ankle Certification

Faculty:
Jeffrey E. Gittins, DO

During this session, attendees will receive an update on the latest data supporting STAR Total Ankle long-term results as well as what to expect in the near future for the product. Attendees will then utilize the product through a cadaveric session and ultimately will become STAR certified. (Cadaveric Session)

Information/Registration:
Click here to register.



Wright Medical Group N.V.
Columbus Rooms K and L

Cadaveric Lab: INBONE and INVISION Total Ankles with PROPHECY Preoperative Navigation with Patient-Specific Instrumentation

Faculty:
John G. Anderson, MD
Gregory C. Berlet, MD
John H. Kosko, MD

Information/Registration:
Contact your local Wright Sales Representative



Additional Industry Sessions/Labs

Thursday, September 12
6:00 – 7:00 am

Wright Medical Group N.V.
Columbus Rooms K and L

Cadaveric Lab: INFINITY Total Ankle with PROPHECY™ Preoperative Navigation with Patient-Specific Instrumentation

Faculty:
John G. Anderson, MD
Gregory C. Berlet, MD
Steven L. Haddad, MD
John H. Kosko, MD

Information/Registration:
Contact your local Wright Sales Representative


Friday, September 13
5:45 – 7:00 am

CurveBeam LLC/WBCT Society
Columbus Rooms A and B

International WBCT Society Open Scientific Meeting

Moderators:
Cesar de Cesar Netto, MD, PhD
Marcelo Bordalo, MD, PhD
Alberto Leardini, PhD

Faculty:
Martinus Richter, MD, PhD
Alexandre Leme Godoy-Santos, MD, PhD
Steven L. Haddad, MD
Alessio Bernasconi, MD
Jonathan T. Deland, MD

During this session, the faculty will present and discuss scientific and clinical applications of Weight-Bearing Computed Tomography (WBCT) in the diagnosis and treatment of ankle arthritis, cavus-varus, and Flatfoot Deformity. Clinical cases emphasizing the importance of the WBCT images in the decision-making and treatment algorithm of different foot and ankle pathologies will also be discussed. 

Information/Registration:
Space is limited. RSVP recommended. Please RSVP at https://www.wbctsociety.org/scientific-meeting-aofas-2019 
For further queries, please contact us at info@wbctsociety.org.


Friday, September 13
6:00 – 7:00 am

Wright Medical Group N.V.
Columbus Rooms K and L

Cadaveric Lab: SALVATION™ Midfoot Nail: Introducing Locked Nailing for Neuropathic Midfoot Reconstruction

Faculty:
W. Hodges Davis, MD
Carroll P. Jones, MD
Aaron K. Mates, MD

Information/Registration:
Contact your local Wright Sales Representative


Friday, September 13
9:45 – 10:30 am

Integra LifeSciences
MOBILE LAB (Stetson Avenue outside the hotel)

Integra's Ankle Arthritis Solutions, featuring Cadence® Total Ankle System

Faculty:
Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA
Professor, Department of Surgery
Duke University
Durham, NC

This bioskills session is intended to educate surgeons about one of Integra's primary total ankle replacement options, the Cadence® Total Ankle System. This course offers attendees an opportunity to enhance their understanding of ankle reconstruction through a cadaveric exercise with Cadence design surgeon, Selene Parekh, MD, MBA.

Information/Registration
Register in advance with Kimberley Graner, Integra Program Coordinator, Professional Education, via email: Kimberley.Graner@integralife.com. Walk-up registration available if space remains.


Friday, September 13
5:00 – 6:30 pm

Integra LifeSciences
MOBILE LAB (Stetson Avenue outside the hotel)

Integra's Ankle Arthritis Solutions, featuring Panta® 2 Arthrodesis Nail

Faculty:
James W. Brodsky, MD
Clinical Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship Director - Surgery of the Foot & Ankle, Baylor University Medical Center
Houston, TX

The TTC Fusion bioskills session is intended to educate surgeons about Integra's PANTA® 2 Arthrodesis Nail System. This course offers attendees an opportunity to enhance their understanding of treatment options for trauma to the hindfoot and distal tibia through a cadaveric exercise with Panta 2 design surgeon, James Brodsky, MD.

Information/Registration
Register in advance with Kimberley Graner, Integra Program Coordinator, Professional Education, via email: Kimberley.Graner@integralife.com. Walk-up registration available if space remains.


Friday, September 13
5:00 – 9:00 pm

Wright Medical Group N.V.
Columbus Rooms K and L

PROstep Cadaveric Lab

Faculty:
Erroll J. Bailey, MD
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD
Peter G. Mangone, MD
Aaron K. Mates, MD
Steven D. Steinlauf, MD

Information/Registration:
Contact your local Wright Sales Representative



Saturday, September 14
9:30 – 10:15 am

Integra LifeSciences
MOBILE LAB (Stetson Avenue outside the hotel)

Integra's Ankle Arthritis Solutions, featuring Cadence® Total Ankle System, Salto Talaris® Total Ankle Prosthesis, Integra® XT Revision Total Ankle Replacement System and Panta® 2 Arthrodesis Nail

Faculty: 
John S. Kirchner, MD
Southlake Orthopaedics Sports Medicine & Spine Center
Birmingham, AL

This bioskills session is intended to educate surgeons about Integra's Salto Talaris® Total Ankle Prothesis and afford additional opportunities to explore other ankle arthritis solutions provided by Integra. This cadaveric exercise will be led by John S. Kirchner, MD.

Information/Registration:
Register in advance with Kimberley Graner, Integra Program Coordinator, Professional Education, via email: Kimberley.Graner@integralife.com. Walk-up registration available if space remains.



Saturday, September 14
12:20 – 1:30 pm

Integra LifeSciences
MOBILE LAB (Stetson Avenue outside the hotel)

Integra's Ankle Arthritis Solutions, featuring Cadence® Total Ankle System, Salto Talaris® Total Ankle Prosthesis, Integra® XT Revision Total Ankle Replacement System and Panta® 2 Arthrodesis Nail

Faculty:
David I. Pedowitz, MD
Associate Professor Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, PA

This bioskills session is intended to educate surgeons about Integra's primary and revision total ankle replacement offering and TTC nail system. Attendees will be able to select and train on one of Integra's ankle arthritis solutions, including Cadence ® Total Ankle System, Salto Talaris® Total Ankle Prothesis, Integra® XT Revision System and PANTA® 2 Arthrodesis Nail System. This course will be facilitated by Cadence design surgeon, David Pedowitz, MD.

Information/Registration:
Register in advance with Kimberley Graner, Integra Program Coordinator, Professional Education, via email: Kimberley.Graner@integralife.com. Walk-up registration available if space remains.



Saturday, September 14
12:20 – 1:30 pm

Wright Medical Group N.V.
Columbus Rooms K and L

SALVATION Midfoot Nail: Introducing Locked Nailing for Neuropathic Midfoot Reconstruction

Faculty:
Carroll P. Jones, MD

Information/Registration:
Contact your local Wright Sales Representative

Claim CME or CE credit from AOFAS Annual Meeting 2019 and evaluate the sessions using the button above. To print your CME certificate click here.

 

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