AAOS Innovation Series

Webinar Faculty

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Andrew A. Freiberg, MD, FAAOS

Andrew A. Freiberg, MD is a fellowship-trained, world-renowned orthopedic surgeon with 30 years of experience in the clinical orthopedic space. He is an expert in adult reconstructive surgery with an emphasis on hip and knee arthroplasty, as well as an accomplished innovator in minimally invasive orthopedic surgery and partial knee replacement.


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Danny Goel, MD, MBA, MSc, FRCSC

Dr. Goel earned his medical degree and a Masters in Science from the University of Manitoba. He then pursued his Orthopedic Surgery training at the University of Calgary followed by shoulder fellowships from Western and Harvard University. He has also had exposure to complex shoulder tendon transfers at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He earned his MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Dr. Goel’s practice includes all aspects of arthroscopic and reconstructive shoulder surgery. He is a member and an examiner for the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada and is Board Certified under the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Founder and CEO of PrecisionOS, an immersive medical education software company. Dr. Goel’s interests include novel methods of surgical education and skill acquisition to deliver the safe and effective adoption of medical devices towards improved patient outcomes.


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Charles M. Lawrie, MD

Dr. Lawrie is a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and completed his residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. Dr. Lawrie completed an Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction fellowship at Washington University in Saint Louis and an AO Trauma fellowship at the University of Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland.


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Jay Patel, MD

Jay Patel, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in Total Joint Replacement and Adult Reconstructive Surgery. His area of expertise includes both primary and revision surgical procedures of the hip and knee. He also brings expertise in new surgical techniques including minimally invasive surgical procedures, anterior approach hip replacement surgery, computer navigation, as well as robotic joint replacement.


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Vivek M. Shah, MD, FAAOS

Dr. Vivek M Shah, MD, is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon practicing in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 2007, did his residency at the Tufts Affiliated Hospital Residency program and then pursued a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at the New England Baptist Hospital. He is currently the Director of Outpatient Arthroplasty and Co-Fellowship Director of Adult Reconstruction at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and is an Assistant Professor at the Harvard Medical School.