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17th Annual Current Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma

November 16, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the orthopaedic surgeon with a comprehensive update on the evolving concepts and techniques in orthopaedic trauma. The interactive format will include didactic lectures, case-based discussions, and bioskills lab training, which will highlight the latest technologies and trends in orthopaedic trauma. The distinguished faculty will share their knowledge and expertise on a wide variety of relevant topics related to both upper and lower extremity trauma.

Target Audience

Orthopaedic surgeons and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes orthopaedic trauma.


Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss emerging techniques in upper and lower extremities and compare to current treatment options
  • Apply new concepts for treatment of foot and ankle fractures
  • Understand Femoral Neck and Intertrochanteric Fractures
  • Evaluate and apply new concepts for treatment in Orthobiologics and Infection


Course Chairman
Roy Sanders, MD

Professor & Chairman, USF Dept. of Orthopaedics
President, Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery
Tampa General Hospital
Tampa, FL

Invited Faculty


Joseph Borrelli, Jr., MD, MBA
Orthopedic Surgeon
BayCare Medical Group
St. Joseph’s Hospital - North
Lutz, FL

Cory Collinge, MD
Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Professor of Orthopaedic
Surgery & Rehabilitation
Vanderbuilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

John Ketz, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Rochester
School of Medicine
Rochester, NY

Frank Liporace, MD
Chairman, Department of Orthopedics
Chief, Orthopedic Trauma & Adult Reconstruction
Director of Orthopedic Institute
Jersey City Medical Center
RWJ-Barnabas Health
Jersey City, NJ

Michael McKee, MD
Professor & Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Physician Executive Director, Orthopaedic & Spine Institute
Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ

Mark A. Mighell, MD
Associate Professor
University of South Florida
Co-Director, Shoulder &
Elbow Fellowship
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL

William M. Ricci, MD
Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma Service
Hospital for Special Surgery & New York Presbyterian Hospital
Professor and Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College
Deputy Chief of Orthopaedics
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD
Robert E. Carroll Professor of Surgery of the Hand
Columbia University Medical Center
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma & Hand Services
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

H. Claude Sagi, MD, FACS
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief of Trauma
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Anjan R. Shah, MD
Chief of Surgery
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
Brandon Regional Hospital
Assistant Professor
USF Dept. of Orthopaedics
Staff Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon
Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL

Paul Tornetta, MD
Professor & Chairman
Director of Orthopaedic Trauma
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA

David Watson,MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
University of South Florida
Staff Traumatologist, Florida Orthopaedic Institute
Tampa, FL

J. Tracy Watson, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Orthopaedic Trauma & Limb Reconstruction Specialist
Banner University Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ


PHYSICIANS: Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Supported By

A special thank you to this year’s supporting companies! Click here to download the Exhibitor Prospectus for sponsorship opportunities. For information about supporting this course, please contact Alex Ricketts, or call (813) 877-8096

DePuy Synthes
Smith & Nephew
Zimmer Biomet
DePuy Synthes
Smith & Nephew
Zimmer Biomet
Shukla Medical
DJO Surgical
MVP Orthopaedics – Arthrex
Skeletal Dynamics
Synovis Micro Companies Alliance
West Coast Brace & Limb

Course Location




FIVE Labs is a new and innovative facility designed to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals and to foster creativity for the development of technologies for healthcare’s biggest challenges.

4115 W. Spruce St.
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: 813-877-8096

Accommodations & Transportation

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

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Hotel Reservations

A limited block of rooms has been reserved and reservations will be made on a first come first served basis. Please mention “FORE Current Solutions in Orthopaedic Trauma” when booking your room to receive the group rate, from $149/night, plus tax and resort fees on or before Thursday, November 1, 2018. 

Complimentary Transportation will be provided between the Renaissance Hotel & FIVE Labs. 

Accommodations for Disabilities

Please notify the Continuing Medical Education Office, 4115 W Spruce St, Tampa FL 33607 or call 813-877-8096 a minimum of ten working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed.

Events, activities and facilities of Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age or veteran status as provided by the law and in accordance with FORE’s respect for personal dignity.



November 16, 2018
November 18, 2018


Florida InnoVation and Education (FIVE) Labs
4115 W Spruce Street
Tampa, FL 33607 United States


Roy Sanders, MD
William Ricci, MD
Mark A. Mighell, MD
CME Updates