AOFAS at Home

MIS Virtual Course

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


Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Virtual Course! If you missed it, you can still register and receive on-demand access to the course content through March 31, 2021.

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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.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and education policies, visit the Overview and Objectives page.

Saturday, October 17


8:00 – 8:05 am CT
Welcome and Introduction

8:05 – 8:35 am CT
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, MBBS



8:35 - 9:20 am CT
Symposium: I Believe the Hype: How Do I Start and How Far Can I Go?
Moderator: A. Holly Johnson, MD

How Do I Start?
Steven D. Steinlauf, MD

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

Advanced Osteotomies for Hallux Valgus Correction
Eduard Rabat, MD

Cases and Questions


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

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

Lesser Toe Correction Overview
Piotr Chomicki-Bindas, MD

Techniques of Lesser Toe Correction
Frederick Michels, MD

Metatarsal Osteotomy
Olivier Laffentre, MD

Moses Lee, MD

Cases and Questions


10:15 – 11:05 am CT
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
Jordi Vega, MD

Posterior Tibial Tendoscopy
Manuel Monteagudo, MD

Achilles Repair
Phinit Phisitkul, MD

Cases and Questions


11:05 am – 12:35 pm CT
Industry Symposia


12:35 – 1:35 pm CT
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


1:35 – 2:20 pm CT
Symposium: Complications and Salvage Using Percutaneous Techniques
Moderator: James R. McWilliam, MD

The Percutaneous Learning Curve
Nasef Mohamed N. Abdelatif, 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 Session


Scientific Research Papers
Moderator: Wang Xu, MD

Two Year Follow-up of Patient Reported Outcomes Following Third Generation Minimally Invasive Chevron Akin Osteotomies (MICA) in Hallux Valgus Surgery
Thomas L. Lewis; Robbie Ray; David Gordon

Hallux Valgus Correction: Comparison of Minimally Invasive Transverse and Chevron Distal Metatarsal Osteotomy Constructs
Dustin H. Massel; Amiethab A. Aiyer, MD; Jorge I. Acevedo, MD

Assessment of First Metatarsal Head Bone Density for Optimal Screw Placement in Minimally Invasive Hallux Valgus Surgery
Katherine M. Dederer, MD; Patrick J. Maloney, MD; Clifford L. Jeng, MD; John T. Campbell, MD; Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD

Percutaneous Oblique Distal Osteotomy of the Fifth Metatarsal for Bunionette Correction: A Prospective Cohort Study
Gabriel F. Ferraz, MD; Tatiana F. Santos; Daniel Oksman; Miguel V. Pereira Filho, MD

Outcomes and Complications of Open versus Posterior Arthroscopic Subtalar Arthrodesis: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Multicenter Study

Chamnanni Rungprai, MD; Aekachai Jaroenarpornwatana, MD; Yantarat Sripanich, MD; Nusorn Chaiprom, MD

Percutaneous Chevron Akin (PECA) Osteotomy for Treatment of Hallux Valgus Deformity: The Long-Term Results
Peter W. Robinson; Robbie Ray; Thomas A. Goff; Paul M. Dearden; Clare Watt; Margaret Smith; Peter Lam, MBBS, FAOrthA, FRACS(Orth)