Advanced Concepts of Complex Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty for Orthopaedic Residents, PGY 3-5

June 3 - 5, 2022, Rosemont, IL

Course #2203254

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.

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Residents! Advance your surgical skills for complex and revision TKA and THA with guidance from expert faculty

Experience 2.5 content-packed days rotating between dynamic classroom sessions and hands-on cadaver labs, refining your skills for an array of advanced foundational hip and knee arthroplasty procedures. This course is specially designed for senior residents, in PGY's 3 - 5. 

Most of your course time is spent in the lab practicing surgical approaches, working closely with course faculty in a personalized learning environment.

Engaging lectures, lively faculty panels, and small-group case discussions round out your experience, covering important topics including:

  • Preoperative planning for complex primary and revision hip and knee replacement
  • Extensile approaches to revision hip and knee replacement
  • Acetabular bone loss assessment and approach to reconstruction in revision THA
  • Revision THA: extended trochanteric osteotomy and choice of  femoral stem
  • Revision TKA: augments, metaphyseal fixation and stems
  • Periprosthetic joint infection: prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  • Use of technology to assist complex primary and revision TJA
  • Career planning and advice for the future arthroplasty surgeon

View the program schedule for details

NEW for PGY 1-3 Residents: Fundamental Concepts of Primary Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, April 29 - May 1, 2022
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Course Directors


Erik N. Hansen, MD, FAAOS
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA


Carlos A. Higuera-Rueda, MD, FAAOS
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL

Course Faculty

Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD, FAAOS
Matthew S. Austin, MD, FAAOS
Jeffrey J. Barry, MD, FAAOS
Leonard T. Buller, MD
P. Maxwell Courtney, MD, FAAOS
Jeremy M. Gililland, MD, FAAOS
Curtis W. Hartman, MD, FAAOS
William J. Hozack, MD, FAAOS

Eli Kamara, MD, FAAOS
Gwo-Chin Lee, MD, FAAOS
W. Trevor North, MD
Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD
Harold W. Rees, MD, FAAOS
Aldo M. Riesgo, MD
Kenneth L. Urish, MD, PhD, FAAOS

Faculty details

Registration Fees

Registration is limited to orthopaedic residents.

Resident Registration Fee: $250

The Academy would like to thank the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), The Hip Society and The Knee Society for the many contributions made by its members in the presentation of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications. This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.