Orthopaedic Surgery

Below are the list of presenters, their topics and learning objectives. To schedule a Grand Rounds talk, please complete this form.

Ngozi Mogekwu Akabudike, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Hand Care & Surgical Cases

Compressive Neuropathies in the Upper Extremity

Dupuytren's Contracture

Basal Thumb Arthritis


Daniel Gelb, MD
Professor of Orthopaedics

Adult and Adolescent Scoliosis and Kyphosis

Metastatic Spine Disease

Minimally Invasive Approaches to Spinal Reconstruction


Mohit Gilotra, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Primary Care and Examination of the Shoulder in Less than 5 Minutes

  • Review the three most common diagnoses in the shoulder
  • Teach an algorithm to distinguish these three diagnoses with quick and simple physical examination maneuvers
  • Review when to refer to a subspecialist

Shoulder Replacement in 2015: Indications, Value and Success

  • Discuss the indications for TSA versus nonoperative treatment, capsular release and hemiarthroplasty
  • Review the evidence regarding quality of life
  • Temper expectations with current complication rate of infection and rotator cuff failure

Navigating the Tommy John Epidemic

  • Review the epidemiology of Tommy John injury and surgery
  • Illustrate the pathomechanism and treatment algorithm
  • Discuss the future of prevention

S. Ashfaq Hasan, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Chief, Shoulder and Elbow Program

Evaluation and Treatment of Overuse Injuries of the Shoulder and Elbow

Shoulder and Elbow Injuries in the Recreational Athlete

Management of Shoulder an Elbow Injuries in the Senior Patient

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Revolution of the Rotator-cuff Deficient Shoulder


Jonathan Packer, MD  
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Hip Pain in the Young Active Patient

Treatment of Cartilage and Meniscus Injury in the Knee

The Use of PRP, Stem Cells, and Other Biologic in Sports Medicine

Evaluation and Treatment of Common Knee Injuries


Vincent Y. Ng, MD  
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Review of Surgical Options for Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

  • Understand indications for stabilization of metastatic bone lesions
  • Understand principles of treatment for primary bone cancer and soft tissue tumors
  • Understand challenges associated with managing bone and soft tissue tumors