AAOS Surgical Skills in Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty

Course Faculty

The AAOS is deeply appreciative of the dedicated faculty members who have selflessly volunteered their time and expertise to meticulously plan, coordinate, and deliver this crucial CME course, aiming to enhance the proficiency of surgeons and ultimately elevate patient care and outcomes.


Meet the Experts Behind The Course: Get to Know Your Course Directors and Faculty Members Below!

Course Directors

Nicholas J. Giori, MD, PhD, FAAOS
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Kimberly K. Tucker, MD, FAAOS
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Course Faculty

Michael P. Ast, MD, FAAOS
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY

Jaime L. Bellamy, DO, FAAOS
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Joshua Bingham, MD, FAAOS
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, AZ

Adam I. Edelstein, MD, FAAOS
Northwestern University Feinberg
School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Molly A. Hartzler, MD
Wake Forest Baptist School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Jessica Hooper, MD, FAAOS
Stanford Health Care
Redwood City, CA

Ugonna N. Ihekweazu, MD,
Fondren Orthopedic Group - Texas
Orthopedic Hospital
Houston, TX

Karl M. Koenig, MD, MS, FAAOS
Dell Medical School
Austin, TX

Elizabeth Lieberman, MD, FAAOS
Orthopedic & Fracture Specialists
Portland, OR

Jordan L. Smith, MD, FAAOS
Banner-University Medical Center
Tucson, AZ

T. David Tarity, MD, FAAOS
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA