Ask the Expert


Hosted by the AOFAS Young Physicians Committee, Ask the Expert is a monthly live, online event featuring respected leaders in the orthopaedic foot and ankle community. This event is open exclusively to AOFAS members.


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Ask the Expert: Beat Hintermann, MD

Saturday, April 24
9:00 – 10:30 am CT

Beat Hintermann, MDBeat Hintermann, MD, is the Founder and Chair of the Center of Excellence for Foot and Ankle. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Clinic for Orthopaedics and Traumatology at Kantonsspital Baselland (Switzerland) for more than 15 years. During his tenure, new and innovative techniques and procedures have been introduced such as ankle arthroscopy, correcting osteotomies and arthrodeses of the hindfoot complex, and total ankle replacement. Dr. Hintermann was the main conceptor of the H3 ankle (Hintermann Series, former Hintegra), which was approved by the US Food & Drug Administration in 2019. He also developed the H2 ankle with Roxa Ruiz, MD.

Post your toughest cases and most challenging questions on AOFAS Connect, and get ready to share your case for review during the event. Please remember to keep all films and MRIs HIPAA compliant. If you do not have a case or question, you can still register and join the discussion.

At the conclusion of this event, you will be able to:

  • Present foot and ankle clinical challenges for review and discussion

  • Identify ways to avoid potential complications in foot and ankle procedures

  • Describe and apply current research in foot and ankle disorders to improve patient care

  • Immediately apply practical solutions to clinical practice

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 this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 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 Program Overview page.