AO Sports NA Masters Course - Management of Shoulder Pathologies

Enhance your understanding of soft-tissue injuries around the shoulder and develop the surgical skills needed to treat this patient population, March 4-5, 2022
  • Description

    The goal of this course is to further develop the experienced surgeon’s understanding of soft-tissue injuries around the shoulder and enhance the surgical skills needed to treat this patient population. This course will help participants enhance their technical skills, identify optimal treatment decisions to improve postoperative function and patient satisfaction, and better manage complex and rare cases.

    Small group discussions are moderated by expert faculty and selected arthroscopic and open procedures are performed in the anatomy lab. 

    Learning will be delivered through

    • Case-based small group discussions
    • Hands-on lab exercises with a 3:1 participant-to-faculty ratio

    For an introduction to the AO Sports Shoulder educational content, explore these webinars featuring course chairs Amon Ferry, MD and Martin Jaeger, MD.

  • January 25 Webinar

    AO Sports NA Webinar—How I Treat a Massive Rotator Cuff Tear

    Join us January 25, 2022 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time for a special online event! This webinar will feature three Sports shoulder cases prepared and presented by Management of Shoulder Pathologies faculty Dr. Ferry, Dr. Favorito, and Dr. Bishai. This will be followed by a discussion, led by Dr. Ponce, between the expert faculty members and real-time questions from the audience.

  • Learning objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to
    Identify shoulder anatomy and pathology related to sports and soft-tissue injuries
    Obtain an injury-specific history and perform a detailed physical exam of the shoulder
    Interpret appropriate radiographic images
    Create an accurate diagnosis
    Describe the treatment options and select an appropriate plan
    Perform arthroscopic and/or open procedures based on best scientific guidelines
    Develop an appropriate postoperative rehabilitation plan
    Identify and manage potential intra- and postoperative complications
    Review common, difficult, failed, and revision cases and explain how to manage poor outcomes

  • Who should attend

    Experienced orthopedic surgeons and orthopedic sports medicine fellows who are technically proficient with arthroscopic shoulder surgery.

  • Location, time, and tuition


    Date and time

    • Friday, March 4, 2022 - 08:00 - 18:00
    • Saturday, March 5, 2022 - 07:30 - 17:00


    • $2,500.00

Course Chairs

Amon Ferry, MD

Arizona Sports Medicine Center

Martin Jaeger, MD

Martin Jaeger, MD

University Medical Center Freiburg


  • Shariff K. Bishai, DO, MASc
  • Paul Favorito, MD
  • Andrew Hanflik, MD
  • Simon Lambert, FRCS (Tr '&' Orth)
  • Scott Sigman, MD
  • David Weinstein, MD

Register now for AO Sports NA Masters Course - Management of Shoulder Pathologies 

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