Surgical Complications of the Foot and Ankle Course

May 2-4, 2019
Hutton Hotel
Nashville, Tennessee

Course Chair: Gregory C. Berlet, MD
Course Co-chair: Murray J. Penner, MD, FRCSC


This course provides an opportunity for participants and renowned faculty to discuss challenging surgical cases as well as strategies to avoid complications and improve surgical outcomes. Through thought-provoking lectures, case presentations, ample question and answer time, and one-on-one interaction with faculty, participants will find a collegial atmosphere to discuss and solve their most difficult cases.

Faculty discussing case with attendee

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Gregory C. Berlet, MD, Course Chair 
Murray J. Penner, MD, FRCSC, Course Co-chair 
Samuel B. Adams Jr., MD
Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, MD
Scott J. Ellis, MD
Steven L. Haddad, MD
Christopher D. Kreulen, MD, MS
Jeremy J. McCormick, MD 
Christopher W. Reb, DO
Andrea N. Veljkovic, MD, MPH, FRCSC

Course Objectives

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

  • Compare and contrast approaches to treat routine and complex foot and ankle deformities

  • Describe patient selection and treatment strategies for revision procedures

  • Discuss new advances and emerging technologies in orthopaedic foot and ankle care

  • Outline ways to identify and manage complications

  • Determine and apply strategies to improve patient outcomes

Intended Audience

The course is designed for experienced foot and ankle surgeons, general orthopaedists interested in expanding their scope of practice, and advanced allied health professionals who work in foot and ankle care.


Faculty, schedule, and topics subject to change. The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration Fees

 Through April 11After April 11

AOFAS Active, Candidate, International, Emeritus, or Honorary Member



Orthopaedic Resident or Fellow*



AOFAS Allied Health/Associate Member



Nonmember Physician



Nonmember International Physician



Nonmember Allied Health





* Please Note: Nonmember Orthopaedic Residents/Fellows must be verified by AOFAS prior to registering at Resident/Fellow prices. Please fax program verification to 847-692-3315.


Course attendees are encouraged to book at the meeting hotel to receive the discounted attendee rate:

Hutton Hotel
1808 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203

Room Rate: $265/night (plus tax) for single or double occupancy

Deadline: April 11, 2019, or until the room block is full, whichever comes first

Reservations: Email or call 615-340-9333 and refer to group name American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society.


Air Travel

The Nashville International Airport is approximately 8 miles from the Hutton Hotel.

Course attendees are eligible for a 5% discount on American Airlines. Book through and enter promotion code 4749DX. Not valid in conjunction with any other discount.


Car Rental

Course attendees are eligible for discounted rental car rates through Avis and Budget:

Avis: Call 1-800-331-1600 or +1-918-624-4301 (outside US) and refer to AWD# B136001

Budget: Call 1-800-842-5628 or +1-918-624-4301 (outside US) and refer to BCD# U001650

Travel Assistance

Ms. Tomi Gaudio is the preferred travel account manager for AOFAS ground and air travel. If you need assistance, please contact her at 847-348-3600 ext. 6, or 844-250-8764 (toll free) and identify yourself as an AOFAS meeting attendee.