AOFAS at Home

MIS Virtual Course


October 17, 2020
Course Chair: A. Holly Johnson, MD


Join renowned faculty from around the world for the Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Virtual Course. This one-day course offers a comprehensive look at foot and ankle MIS, from getting started to advanced techniques.

Add the MIS Virtual Course to your AOFAS at Home registration and get a discount on both meetings! View Registration Fees.

Schedule, faculty, and topics subject to change.
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AOFAS designates the live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsand the enduring materials for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Saturday, October 17


8:00 – 8:05 am
Welcome and Introduction

8:05 – 8:35 am
Symposium: Evolution of Percutaneous Hallux Valgus Correction
Moderator: Anish R. Kadakia, MD

Early US Experience
Anish R. Kadakia, MD

Evolution of MIS in Europe
Anthony M. Perera, MBChB

Sandro Giannini, MD

Percutaneous Chevron Akin
Peter Lam, MD



8:35 - 9:20 am
Symposium: I Believe the Hype: How Do I Start and How Far Can I Go?

How Do I Start?
Steven D. Steinlauf, MD

Percutaneous Lapidus
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM

Advanced Osteotomies for Percutaneous Bunion Correction
Eduard Rabat, MD

Cases and Questions


9:20 – 9:35 am
Anatomy Check-in: Foot Anatomy
Miki Dalmau-Pastor, PhD

9:35 – 10:15 am
Symposium: Percutaneous Lesser Toe Techniques
Moderator: Selene G. Parekh, MD

Lesser Toe Correction Overview
Piotr Chomisk, MD

Hammertoe Pearls
Frederick Michels, MD

Olivier Laffentre, MD

Moses Lee, MD

Cases and Questions


10:15 – 11:00 am
Symposium: Small Joint Arthroscopy and Tendoscopy
Moderator: Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD

First MTP Arthroscopy
Dominic S. Carreira, MD

Lesser MTP Arthroscopy
Tun Hing Lui, BSc(Med)

Peroneal Tendoscopy
Jordi Vega, MD

Achilles Tendoscopy/Percutaneous Methods for Tendinosis
Kyung-Tai Lee, MD, PhD

Achilles Repair
Manuel Monteagudo, MD

Cases and Questions


11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Industry Symposia


12:30 – 1:30 pm
Symposium: Smaller Is Better: Why These Procedures Are Better with MIS
Moderator: Laura K. Dawson, DO

Neuropathic Minimally Invasive Surgeries NEMESIS
Roslyn J. Miller, MBChB

Calcaneal Osteotomies
Ettore Vulcano, MD

Akin Osteotomy
Elizabeth Cody, MD

Calcaneus Fractures
Fabian Krause, MD

Jonathan R.M. Kaplan, MD

Hallux Rigidus Cheilectomy and First MTP Fusion
Oliver N. Schipper, MD

Cases and Questions


1:30 – 2:15 pm
Symposium: Complications and Salvage Using Percutaneous Techniques
Moderator: James R. McWilliam, MD

The Percutaneous Learning Curve
Nasef Mohamed, MD

Bunions Gone Wrong
Joel Vernois, MD

Hammertoes Gone Wrong
Frederick Michels, MD

Fixing Open Surgical Complications/Problems with MIS
Anthony M. Perera, MBChB


OnDemand Sessions


Scientific Research Papers


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