Course Program


Advanced Foot and Ankle Virtual Course:
Case-Based Problems, Solutions, and Cutting-Edge Techniques

May 11-13, 2023

Course Chair: Erroll J. Bailey, MD
Course Co-Chairs: Christopher P. Miller, MD, and Glenn G. Shi, MD


Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast approaches for treating routine and complex foot and ankle deformities and conditions

  • Understand and contrast extensile and minimally invasive surgical solutions

  • Describe patient selection and treatment strategies for revision procedures

  • Outline the ways to identify and manage complications

  • Determine and apply strategies to improve patient outcomes

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. AOFAS designates the live activity for a maximum of  11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsand the enduring materials for a maximum of .25 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 educational policies, visit the Program Overview page.
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Thursday, May 11   |  Friday, May 12   |  Saturday, May 13   |  On-Demand Sessions

Schedule, faculty, and topics subject to change.



4:00 – 5:30 pm Central Time
Symposium 1 – The Midfoot: Why Is It Such a Problem?
Moderator: Erroll J. Bailey, MD

Midfoot Fusions: Getting Them to Heal

Why Does the Top of My Foot Hurt? A Diagnostic Dilemma

Dealing With the Lateral Column

Salvage Solutions for Complex Midfoot Problems

Cases and Discussion


5:30 – 7:00 pm Central Time
Symposium 2 – Complex Sports Injuries to the Foot and Ankle: He/She Is Going Division 1 – What Do I Do?
Moderator: Glenn G. Shi, MD

Syndesmotic Ankle Injuries: “Should I Operate on That? Ever?”

Navicular Stress Fracture: Cast, Fix, or Fuse?

Haglund's/Achilles Tendinosis in the Athlete: What Do I Do With That?

Jones Fractures: It Didn't Heal, Why? And Now What?

Cases and Discussion



4:00 – 5:30 pm Central Time
Symposium 3 – Regenerative Biologics in Foot and Ankle: When, Why, and How
Moderator: Erroll J. Bailey, MD

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy: Does It Really Work?

Thinking Outside the Box: Stem Cell Therapy, Shockwave, and More

Harvest or Not to Harvest: Bone Grafting

Office vs Operating Room: Biologic Logistics for My Practice in 2023

Cases and Discussion


5:30 – 7:00 pm Central Time 
Symposium 4 – MIS: So Much More Than the Average Bunion
Moderator: Christopher P. Miller, MD

The MIS Lapidus: Is It Worth It?

MIS Distal Metatarsal Osteotomies and Bunionettes

MIS Hammertoe Correction: It Looks Easy but Show Me How

How Has MIS Changed My Practice?

Cases and Discussion



9:00 – 10:30 am Central Time
Symposium 5 – Lesser Toes: Getting It Right
Moderator: Glenn G. Shi, MD

The Plantar Plate: Etiology and Surgical Solutions

I Hate the 2nd Toe: Open vs MIS Solutions

I Hate the Weil Osteotomy More Than the 2nd Toe!

Nothing Is Worse Than the Failed Hammer Toe

Cases and Discussion


10:30 am – noon Central Time
Symposium 6 – Neuropathy Foot Complications
Moderator: Christopher P. Miller, MD

How Do I Work This Up? I Left the Medicine in Med School

Neuropathic Fractures In Foot and Ankle: Getting It Done

Internal vs External Fixation in Charcot

MIS in Charcot: It Makes Sense

Cases and Discussion


Noon – 1:30 pm Central Time 
Symposium 7 – Total Ankle Arthroplasty: Can I Really Do That in This Patient?
Moderator: Erroll J. Bailey, MD

TAA: Deformity, Cysts, and Bone Loss – What Do I Do?

TAA: Incisions – What Do I Do With That Wound?

We Know It's Infected: Now What?

Fusion Takedown: The Ifs, Ands, and Buts

Cases and Discussion


1:30 – 2:15 pm Central Time 
Symposium 8 – Progressive Collapsing Foot Deformity: The Latest
Moderator: Glenn G. Shi, MD

What Is This and Why Do I Care?

Treating the Failed Flatfoot Reconstruction

Cases and Discussion



Zadek Calcaneal Osteotomy

Arthroscopic Broström

MIS Chevron/Akin

Fibular Nail

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