37th Annual Combined Orthopaedic Spring Symposium

2023 37th HOA Annual Spring Symposium FINAL Program with Abstracts

Guest Speakers

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 John M. Flynn, MD | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 James Ficke, M.D. 

Robert A. Robinson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and

Director of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

John Flynn, M.D. 

Chief of the Division of Orthopaedics and

Richard M. Armstrong, Jr. Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery,

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, 

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

        Wayne Johnson MD - Comanche County Memorial Hospital

 Dr. Michael McKee, MD - Phoenix, AZ - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma  Surgery, Shoulder and Elbow Orthopedic Surgery - Book Appointment

 Wayne Johnson, M.D. 

Orthopaedic Surgeon, 

MMG Orthopaedics

Immediate Past-Chair, 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Councilors

Chair Elect, 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Orthopaedic 

Political Action Committee

 Michael McKee, M.D. 

Orthopaedic Surgeon,

Banner University Medical Center

Physician Executive Director, 

Banner Health Orthopaedic and Spine Institute

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Professor and Chairman,

University of Arizona College of Medicine


April 14, 2023

6:00 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:00 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks - Kevin Krul, MD
7:15 AM Board of Councilors Update - Craig Ono, MD
7:30 AM AAOS National Speaker - Wayne Johnson, MD
8:00 - 8:45 AM Reconstruction Options for Complex Lower Extremity Injuries - James Ficke, MD
8:45-9:15 AM Resident Research Panel
8:45 AM Accuracy of Dermatomes in the Localization of Lumbar Disc Herniations for Pre-operative Planning: A Systematic Review - Connor Zale, MD
8:55 AM Safety Profile of Short-Duration Flight Travel After Foot and Ankle Surgery - Victoria Scala, MD
9:05 AM An Ex Vivo Study Measuring the Effects of Circumferential and Near-Circumferential Closed Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Dressings on a Porcine Mode - Matt Burnham, MD
9:15 - 9:30 AM Resident Panel Discussion
9:30 - 10:15 AM BREAK
10:15 - 11:00 AM Current Controversies in the Care of Clavicle Fractures - Michael McKee, MD
11:00 - 11:15 AM Resident Research Panel
11:00 AM The Outcomes of r-TSA in Upper Extremity Ambulators; A Literature Review - Hunter Stocker-Downing, DO
11:10 AM Comparison of Outcomes Post Laterjet in Patients with On Track vs Off Track Hill Sachs Lesions - Nick Wary, MD
11:20 AM Patient Reported Outcomes Following Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction in Active-Duty Military - Michael D. Czarnecki, DO
11:30 - 11:45 AM Resident Panel Discussion
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM LUNCH
12:45 - 1:30 PM Peak Performance for Surgeons: Managing your Energy, Time and Priorities - John Flynn, MD
1:30 - 2:00 PM Resident Research Panel
1:30 PM Increasing Trend in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Injuries Presenting to U.S. Emergency Departments – A 10-Year Analysis - Morgan Hasegawa, MD
1:40 PM Prevalence of glenohumeral internal rotation deficiency and deficits in total rotational motion in Brazillian Jiu Jitsu grappling athletes - Trent Tamate, MD
1:50 PM Diving-related Injuries Presenting to US Emergency Rooms – An Epidemiological Study - Hannah Imlay, MD
2:00 - 2:15 PM Resident Panel Discussion
2:15 - 2:45 PM BREAK
2:45 - 3:15 PM Local Speaker - TBD
3:15 - 3:45 PM Resident Research Panel
3:15 PM Fifteen-Year Radiographic Follow-Up of a Previously Prospectively Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Early versus Delayed Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction - Christian Cruz, MD
3:25 PM The Prevalence of Pathologic Posterior Tibial Slope in Revision ACL Reconstruction - Andrew Lopez, MD
3:35 PM Femoroacetabular Impingement: Preoperative Characteristics Within a Military Population - Jeffrey Wake, DO
3:45 - 4:00 PM Resident Panel Discussion
4:00 PM Day 1 Closing Remarks - Dr. Kevin Krul
4:15 PM Program Ends
4:45 - 6:30 PM Reception


April 15, 2023

6:00 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:00 PM Welcome and Opening Remarks - Kevin Krul, MD
7:15-8:00 AM Global Orthopaedic Surgery in Disasters and Conflict - James Ficke, MD
8:00 - 8:30 AM Resident Research Panel
8:00 AM Biomechanical Comparison of Unicortical versus Bicortical Proximal Locking Screw in an Osteoporotic Distal Radius Volar Plating Model - Ryan Bickley, MD
8:10 AM Investigation of Pediatric Distal Humerus Fractures: A TRUVEN database study - Andrew Cooper, MD
8:20 AM How good are we really at determining on and off track lesions - Maggie Scribner, MD
8:30 - 8:45 AM Resident Panel Discussion
8:45 - 9:30 AM Orthopaedic Surgeon: What a Great Way to be Useful - John Flynn, MD
9:30 - 10:00 AM BREAK
10:00 - 10:30 AM Resident Research / Medical Student Panel
10:00 AM Relationship Between Patient Reported Outcomes and Rotator Cuff Strength After Rotator Cuff Repair - Austin McCadden, MD
10:10 AM Decreasing Trend in Upper Extremity Surfing Injuries Presenting to U.S. Emergency Departments – A 20-Year Analysis - Kyle Obana, MS4
10:20 AM Surgical Specialty and Pediatric Fellowship in Pediatric Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis - Maveric Abella, MS
10:30 - 10:45 AM Resident /Medical Student Panel Discussion
10:45 - 11:30 AM Humeral Fracture Treatment in 2023: A Changing Paradigm - Michael McKee, MD
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM Resident Research / Medical Student Panel
11:30 AM Postoperative Outpatient Arthroplasty Patient Concerns and the Role of a 24-hr Access Concierge Service - Thomas Kane, IV, MD
11:40 AM H3.3 G34W Immunohistochemistry in Giant Cell tumor of the Extremity and Central Giant Cell Granuloma - Connor Venrick, MD
11:50 AM Nguyen, Ryan Resiliency and Immediate Post-Operative Impairment Following Unilateral and Bilateral TKA - Ryan Nguyen, MS
11:55 AM UKA Range of Motion at 6 Months vs 2 Years - Dylan Singh, MS
12:00 PM Severe patellofemoral arthritis does not appear to compromise range of motion or function at 6 months - Dylan Singh, MS
12:05 PM Is it reasonable to expect same day discharge for older patients following unicompartmental knee arthroplasty? - Piueti Tu'ulelei Maka, MS
12:10 - 12:30 PM Resident /Medical Student Panel Discussion

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