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2019 FORE/AANA World Series of Live Surgery

September 13 - September 15

Course Description

This course is designed to address knee, shoulder, elbow, hip, and sports medicine injuries and infirmities. The latest treatment options are presented by a faculty of internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeons. Live surgery broadcasts, case presentations, and panel discussions offer participants the opportunity to interact with faculty and discuss current solutions to challenging problems.

Target Audience

Orthopaedic surgeons, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes sports medicine.


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

· Identify diagnostic evaluation, indications, non-operative, surgical management and rehabilitation of complex shoulder instability patients.
· Identify diagnostic evaluation, non-operative treatment, surgical indications, and rehabilitation for basic, complex and revision rotator cuff tear.
· Review non-operative, surgical and rehabilitation management options for degenerative shoulder disease including non-operative care, arthroscopic indications and shoulder replacement strategies in the young active patient.
· Evaluate and treat basic and complex knee ligament injuries including surgical management, injury prevention and rehabilitation.
· Identify, evaluate, and manage Femoral Acetabular Impingement and Labral Tears of the hip
· Recognize contemporary rehabilitation programs and return to play guidelines for common shoulder, knee and hip problems.
· Recognize contemporary rehabilitation techniques following cartilage procedures of the knee including timing to return to activities.
· Classify patients with meniscal deficiency, patellofemoral cartilage lesions or tibiofemoral articular cartilage defects.


Nikhil N. Verma, MD
Chicago, IL

Brian Cole, MD, MBA
Chicago, IL

Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA
Birmingham, AL

Invited Faculty

Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD
Chicago, IL

Anne Bierman, PT, DPT
Nashville, TN

Julie Bishop, MD
Columbus, OH

Kevin F. Bonner, MD, FAAOS
Virginia Beach, VA

Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD
Chicago, IL

Thomas Byrd, MD
Nashville, TN

Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD
Chicago, IL

Mark S. Cohen, MD
Chicago, IL

Alan Curtis, MD
Waltham, MA

George Davies, DPT
Savannah, GA

Julie Dodds, MD
Lansing, MI

Michael Ellman, MD
Golden, CO

John J. Fernandez, MD
Chicago, IL

Larry D. Field, MD
Jackson, MS

Brian Forsythe, MD
Chicago, IL
Rachel M. Frank, MD
Boulder, CO

Grant E. Garrigues, MD
Chicago, IL

Matthew Gauthier, PT, DPT, SCS
Chicago, IL

Mark H. Getelman, MD
Van Nuys, CA

Timothy Hewett , PhD
Rochester, MN

John D. Kelly, IV, MD
Philadelphia, PA

Aaron J. Krych, MD
Rochester, MN

Christian Lattermann, MD
Lexington, KY

Molly Malloy, PT
Chicago, IL

Phil Malloy, PhD, PT
Chicago, IL

Hal Martin, DO
Dallas, TX

Richard C. (Chad) Mather III, MD
Durham, MC

Augustus D. Mazzocca , MD, MS
Farmington, CT

Thomas McDevitt, PT, DPT, OCS
Chicago, IL
Louis McIntyre, MD
Sleepy Hollow, NY

Shane J. Nho, MD, MS
Chicago, IL

Gregory P. Nicholson, MD
Chicago, IL

Russ Paine, PT
Houston, TX

Matthew Provencher, MD
Boston, MA

Michael Reinold, PT, DPT
Boston, MA

Dan Schloss, DPT
Chicago, IL

Nicholas Sgaglione, MD
Great Neck, NY

Seth L. Sherman, MD
Columbia, MO

Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ATC
Newark, DE

Allston Stubbs, MD
Winston-Salem, NC

Krystin Taylor, DPT
Chicago, IL

Scott W. Trenhaile, MD
Rockford, IL

Brian Waterman, MD
Winston-Salem, NC

Adam B. Yanke, MD
Chicago, IL


PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) and Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA). FORE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participati on in the activity

ATHLETIC TRAINERS: Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) (BOC AP# P3115) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers.

This program is eligible for a maximum of 21.75 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS: The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association.

The IPTA has approved this course for 22 CE hours.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: PAs may claim a maximum of 21.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Supported By

A special thank you to this year’s companies for their support. Click here to download the Exhibitor Prospectus. For more information about supporting this course, please contact us at sponsorship@foreonline.org 

JRF Ortho
BioSkin, Cropper Medical
Flexion Therapeutics
Team Rehab
Vericel Corporation

Course Location

The Mid-America Club Chicago

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200 East Randolph Drive, 80th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 861-1100


Hyatt Regency Chicago

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151 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-565-1234

Hotel Reservations

A limited block of rooms has been reserved for September 12-14, 2019, at a discounted rate starting at $289/night + taxes & fees. Please mention “FORE”  and reserve your stay before August 20, 2019.

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.

2018 Live Surgeries

Check out these live surgeries from our 2018 meeting!

Moderator: Larry D. Field, MD
Arthoscopic Biceps Tenodesis – Nikhil Verma, MD
Subpectoral Tenodesis – Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA




September 13
September 15


Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, 60601
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