AAOS Articular Cartilage Restoration: Current, Emerging, and Advanced Techniques

October 7-9, 2021, Rosemont, IL

Course #2103390

Thanks to our Industry Partners,
Special Registration Rates of
$850 for fellows-in-training and
$1,200 for all other attendees!

Expires through 9/24

Your safety is our priority.

With all necessary safety measures in place, including required proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result taken within 72 hours of arrival, and the OLC Education & Conference Center’s GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation, we are committed to creating a safe and healthy environment for all attendees, exhibitors, and team members.

Note: AAOS updates health and safety requirements on a regular basis. Compliance for all requirements is mandatory regardless of when the requirements are implemented.

Learn more about what AAOS is doing to protect your health, safety, and peace of mind. 

The most innovative course of the year

Surgical techniques to repair damaged cartilage are always evolving. This popular hands-on skills course returns to deliver the latest updates and cutting-edge advancements across complex primary and revision restoration procedures. View the Program Schedule

  • Topics include In-Office Arthroscopy, Osteochondral and Meniscus Transplantation, Cell-Based Therapies, Orthobiologics, Osteotomies, Patellofemoral Restoration, and Uni Arthroplasty and more
  • The Latest Industry Live Cadaver Spotlight Sessions, Heated Debates,
    plus Interactive Panels
  • One Senior Faculty Each Day per Cadaver Station
  • Stringent health and safety protocol including required proof of vaccination
  • Earn up to 23.5 CME Credits in 2.5 days

Return to practice with advanced, but practical, key takeaways for improved proficiency and an armor of new treatments to implement into your daily practice.

“This is the best course I have been to in years and I believe that is directly attributable to the format. Only through disagreement and discussion can we find truth and consensus."  - Course Attendee

Dr. Plancher wants to see YOU there!

Course Directors

Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH, FAAOS
Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
New York, NY

Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD, FAAOS
Northwell Health
Great Neck, NY


Michael J. Alaia, MD, FAAOS
Annunziato Amendola, MD, FAAOS
F. Alan Barber, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Kevin F. Bonner, MD, FAAOS
Paul E. Caldwell III, MD, FAAOS
Thomas R. Carter, MD, FAAOS
Jorge A. Chahla, MD, PhD
Brian Chilelli, MD, FAAOS
Randy M. Cohn, MD, FAAOS
Cory Edgar, MD, PhD, FAAOS
David C. Flanigan, MD, FAAOS
Andrew D. Goodwillie, MD, FAAOS
Patrick W. Joyner, MD, FAAOS
Jason L. Koh, MD, MBA, FAAOS
Christian Lattermann, MD, FAAOS

Mark J. Lemos, MD, FAAOS
Xinning Li, MD, FAAOS
Alexander Meininger MD, FAAOS
Sean McMillan, DO, FAAOS
David C. Neuschwander, MD, FAAOS
John C. Richmond, MD, FAAOS
Steven E. Rokito, MD, FAAOS
Walter R. Shelton, MD, FAAOS
Michael J. Stuart, MD, FAAOS
Etan Sugarman, MD, FAAOS
Mark T. Wichman, MD, FAAOS
Adam B. Yanke, MD, PhD, FAAOS
Michael A. Zacchilli, MD, FAAOS
Kenneth R. Zaslav, MD, FAAOS

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Registration Fees

Thanks to our Industry Partners,
Special Registration Rates of
$850 for fellows-in-training and
$1,200 for all other attendees!