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, Spring 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
  • 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


    • To be announced

    Date and time

    • Spring 2022


    • $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, MD, MASc
  • Emilio Calvo, MD, PhD
  • Andrew Hanflik, MD
  • Simon Lambert, FRCS (Tr '&' Orth)
  • Amir Moinfar, MD
  • Scott Sigman, MD
  • David Weinstein, MD

Register now for Management of Shoulder Pathologies 2021

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