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Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Experts Contribute to Course Lectures and Presentations at the AOSSM 2023 Annual Meeting

July 17, 2023

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) hosted its 51st annual meeting July 12-16, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Several members of the UPMC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery attended and contributed to meaningful instructional courses, panel discussions, and lectures. Learn more about their contributions below and view the full schedule of events.

Instructional Courses

Mul­ti­liga­men­tous Knee Injuries – Every­thing You “Kneed” to know in 2023
Volker Musahl, MD

Com­mon Shoul­der Prob­lems in Over­head Ath­letes: Sur­geon Beware – This Isn’t Always So Straight Forward an Inter­ac­tive, Round Table, Case-Based, Prob­lem-Solv­ing Session
James P. Bradley, MD; Albert Lin, MD

All You Need to Know About Menis­cus Preservation
Volker Musahl, MD

Team Physician Update: It’s Not a Knee or a Shoulder Injury, Am I Doing it Right?
Craig S. Mauro, MD

Technical Tips and Tricks for Knee Osteotomy
Volker Musahl, MD


Shoulder Instability

Moderated by Albert Lin, MD

Global All Stars of Arthroscopy

Moderated by James P. Bradley, MD

Pushing the Limits – Team Physicians

Moderated by Craig S. Mauro, MD

Lectures and Presentations

Multi-Ligament Knee Reconstruction: Four Ligaments in 30 Minutes
Volker Musahl, MD

Debate: Proximal Tibial Osteotomy – Supratubercle or Subtubercle?
Volker Musahl, MD

Management of Hamstring Injuries: How to Limit Time Lost
James P. Bradley, MD

Team Doc Case Panel: Rapid Fire, Return to Play
James P. Bradley, MD

Foot and Ankle : Case Presentation and Panel Discussion with Q&A
MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA


Distance-to-Dislocation Predicts Recurrent Dislocation and Return-to-Sport Following Latarjet

Albert Lin, MD

Dual Plate Fixation of Midshaft Clavicle Fractures May Reduce Reoperation Rates Compared to Single Plating with Anterior or Superior Fixation Techniques

Shaquille Charles, MD

Inferior Hill-Sachs Position Predicts Failure Following Primary Bankart Repair for On-Track Lesions

Ting Cong, MD


Identifying Opportunities to Improve the Environmental Sustainability of ACL Reconstruction: A Life Cycle Analysis

Nicholas P. Drain, MD

Dual Plating as a Cost-Effective Treatment Option for Operatively Indicated Midshaft Clavicle Fractures

Ting Cong, MD

Thresholds for Preoperative Opioid Use in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair that Negatively Influence Postoperative Clinical Outcomes

Michael A. Fox, MD

Three-Dimensional Statistical Shape Modeling of Hip Morphology is More Predictive of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome Compared to Traditional Two-Dimensional Radiographic Metrics

Craig S. Mauro, MD

Current Practice for Meniscus Repair Rehabilitation Amongst AOSSM Members

Ting Cong, MD

Remplissage Reduces Recurrent Instability in High-Risk Patients with “On-Track” Hill-Sachs Lesions

Zachary J. Herman, MD

First-Time Anterior Shoulder Instability Events in Subluxators versus Dislocators: A Comparison of Clinical Presentation, Extent of Injury, and Revision

Ehab M. Nazzal, MD


Several department members were also recognized at the annual leadership dinner, receiving awards to honor their contributions to orthopaedic sports medicine and AOSSM.

James P. Bradley, MD

George Rovere Education Award

Ting Cong, MD

Fellow Research Award – Best Clinical Science

Stephanie A. Boden, MD

Excellence in Research Award