Education


Course Program

 

Advanced Foot and Ankle Course:
Go Big, Go Small, but Stay Home!


Faculty

Christopher P. Chiodo, MD, Course Chair 
Peter G. Mangone, MD, Course Co-chair 
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD 
Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC 
Mark E. Easley, MD
Steven L. Haddad, MD
John Y. Kwon, MD
Michael S. Pinzur, MD
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC


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  12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and the enduring materials for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This live program is eligible for a maximum of 12.0 hours/CEUs and enduring materials are eligible for a maximum of 3.0 hours/CEUs. Athletic Trainers should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and educational policies, visit the Program Overview page.
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Program

 

COURSE RECORDINGS

Symposium 1 – Hallux Valgus: Changing Paradigms

Where Did My Incisions Go?
Peter G. Mangone, MD

Why Make a Straight Bone Crooked?
Christopher P. Chiodo, MD

You Forgot Rotation!
Mark E. Easley, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel


Symposium 2 – Hallux Rigidus: Beyond Cheilectomy

What's Wrong with Tradition? Cheilectomy and Fusion     
Christopher P. Chiodo, MD

Motion Sparing Options for Surgical Treatment of Hallux Rigidus     
Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC

Failed Fusions and Implants: Now What?
Mark E. Easley, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

Symposium 3 – Ankle Arthritis: Why Are You Still Doing Fusions?

TAA: Why It Works and Principles to Make It Work
Mark E. Easley, MD

TAA: Addressing Deformity
Steven L. Haddad, MD

Revision TAA: My Bionic Joint Failed and I Want a New One
Steven L. Haddad, MD

Angiosomes of the Foot and Preventing Wound Complications in TAR Surgery
Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

Symposium 4 – Arches High and Low

Cavovarus Deformity: Lessons I've Learned
Michael S. Pinzur, MD

Planovalgus: What I See and Do
Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC

Complex Midfoot and Hindfoot Reconstructions
Peter G. Mangone, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

Symposium 5 – Hindfoot and Midfoot Trauma: The Fix Is On! 

Calcaneus Fractures: Sinus Tarsi and Minimally Invasive Approaches     
John Y. Kwon, MD

Sir Lisfranc Still Haunts Us    
Christopher P. Chiodo, MD

Talus Fractures and Humble Pie    
John Y. Kwon, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

Symposium 6 – We Still Fuse

Open Ankle Fusions: They Still Work
Christopher P. Chiodo, MD

Hindfoot Fusions
John Y. Kwon, MD

Arthroscopic Ankle Fusions: Enough with the Open Approach!
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD

Midfoot Fusions: Not for the Faint of Heart
Michael S. Pinzur, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

Symposium 7 – The Lesser Toes: Don't Count Us Out

Metatarsal Osteotomies     
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC

Freiberg's Disease    
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC

Bunionette Deformity: The Minimally Invasive Approach    
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

Symposium 8 – The Diabetic Foot: No Escape

Charcot Neuroarthropathy: Taming the Beast    
Michael S. Pinzur, MD

MIS and Charcot: Say What?!    
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD

Complete Care of the Diabetic Patient     
Michael S. Pinzur, MD

Interactive Case Discussion Panel

 

ON-DEMAND SESSIONS

Ankle Instability

Look Mom, No Incisions
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD

Don't Forget the Deltoid
Peter G. Mangone, MD

The Ankle Is Loose Again: Now What?
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC

 

Sports: Wrapping Up in the Red Zone

Jones Fracture: Principles for Successful Surgery
John Y. Kwon, MD

Achilles Rupture
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC

The Role of Core Strengthening to Prevent Foot and Ankle Injuries in Athletes
Peter G. Mangone, MD

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