FOCAL Committee Webinars
On this page you will find all FOCAL Webinars since the creation of FOCAL in 2020. Sections below include:
- Primary & Revision THA and TKA
- Infection & Perioperative Management
- Practice Management; Policy & Advocacy
- Case Presentations; AAHKS Annual Meeting Highlights
Primary Hip Arthroplasty
Hip-Spine Relationship in THA: DM and Instability
Moderator: Jonathan Vigdorchik, MD Faculty: Aaron Buckland, MD and Andrew Shimmin, MD
Recorded April 24, 2023.
Understanding the Spinopelvic Relationship in THA
Recorded January 25, 2021.
Preventing Femoral Component Failure with Anterior Approach
Recorded in March 31, 2020.
Hip-Spine Relationship in THA
Recorded in 2020.
Hip Preservation Current Concepts and Decision Making – Preservation vs. Arthroplasty
Recorded April 16, 2020.
Hip Preservation Surgery
Recorded in fall 2020.
Robotics and Technology in THA: Hip/Spine Case Discussion
Recorded April 28, 2020.
Revision Hip Arthroplasty
Revision Exposures (Hip and Knee): A Video-Based Discussion
Moderator: Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA
Faculty: Robert A. Sershon, MD, Joshua C. Rozell, MD and Rafael J. Sierra, MD
Recorded on September 27, 2023. View recording here.
Revision THA Through the Anterior Approach
Recorded November 29, 2021.
Dual Mobility and Hip Instability
Recorded April 14, 2020.
"Trunnionosis" & Safe Removal of THA Components
Recorded April 10, 2020.
Failing Metal-On-Metal THA – Diagnosis & Management
Recorded April 30, 2020.
The Failed Trochanter After THA: Non-op, ORIF, and Gluteus Maximus Transfer
Recorded May 14, 2020.
Acetabular Bone Loss
Recorded April 3, 2020.
How to Manage Direct Anterior THA Bail-Outs: Intraoperative Fractures, Cementing, Placing a Revision Stem, Lost Femoral Head
Faculty: Thomas L. Bradbury, MD, Juan C. Suarez, MD, Herbert John Cooper, MD
Recorded on Sept. 26, 2022
The Complicated Total Hip Arthroplasty
Recorded on June 25, 2020.
Periprosthetic Fractures After Total Hip Arthroplasty
Recorded on April 9, 2020.
Management of Intraoperative Complications in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Recorded on September 28, 2020.
Hip Fracture Management: ORIF, THA, Hemiarthroplasty
Recorded on May 24, 2021.
Practice Management; Policy & Advocacy
YAG OITE Review 2023
Moderator: Anna R. Cohen-Rosenblum, MD, MSc
Faculty: David C. Landy, MD, PhD; Jenna A. Bernstein, MD; Christopher M. Melnic, MD; Jesse I. Wolfstadt, MD, MSc, FRCSC and Peter A. Gold, MD
Recorded on October 24, 2023
Tips for the 1st Year in Practice: How to Build a Practice, What Not to Do & How to Prepare for Boards
Moderator: Tyler R. Youngman, MD
Faculty: Bruce F. Gomberg, MD, Adam Olsen, MD, MS and Keerat Singh, MD
Recorded on June 26, 2023
Contracts and Negotiations: Things You Must Know (2022)
Faculty: Emily Ast, Esq.; R. Michael Meneghini, MD; Jenna A. Bernstein, MD
Recorded on November 28, 2022
Building Your Practice: Total Joint Replacement Coding and the Use of Social Media
Recorded April 27, 2022.
Making Smart Financial Choices for the Newly Hired Orthopedist and Tips for Building a Practice
Recorded in June 2021.
Finding the Right Job & Contract Negotiations for the Young Arthroplasty Surgeon
Recorded in September 2020.
Contracts and Negotiations: Things You Must Know (2021)
The Use of Social Media to Build A Practice
Bundled Payments, Advocacy and Changes of the BPCI
Policy Changes and the Effect on Orthopaedics/Arthroplasty
Preparing to Take Your Oral Boards
Recorded on May 28, 2020.
OITE Review - Co-Branded with YAG
Recorded on October 24, 2022.
How to Review Manuscripts: From Randomized Studies to Database Studies and Meta-Analyses, An Example-Based Webinar
Planning & Implementing an Arthroplasty Outcomes Registry; How to Spot Bad Science in Clinical Research
Orthopedic Statistics & Study Design
Recorded August 30, 2021.
Primary Knee Arthroplasty
Technology in TKA – Navigation, Robotics, Accelerometers: Is There a Place in my Practice? Is There Value?
Moderator: Stefano A. Bini, MD
Faculty: Sridhar M. Durbhakula, MD, and David J. Mayman, MD
Description: Faculty present cases and discuss the evolving role of Technology for TKA, including accelerometers, robotics and navigation, followed by Q&A. » Click to view recording.
Recorded on March 27, 2023.
UKA Past, Present and Future: Expanding Indications?
Faculty: Kevin Fricka, MD, Anderson Clinic; Jeffrey Geller, MD, Columbia; Kevin Plancher, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Description: Faculty presents cases and discusses classic indications for UKA vs. updated indications based on evidence, the effect of volume on outcomes, outside-the-box cases, robotics and the future of cementless, followed by Q&A. » Click to view recording.
Recorded on January 30, 2023.
Patellofemoral Arthroplasty & Patellar Resurfacing Tips and Tricks
Recorded on January 31, 2022.
Cemented vs. Cementless Knees
Recorded on April 7. 2020.
UKA Past, Present & Future | Bicompartmentals and Bi-cruciate Retaining: Are These Really Options?
Recorded on April 1, 2020.
Technology in TKA: Navigation, Robotics, Accelerometers
Recorded April 26, 2021.
What a Uni Patient Looks Like
Recorded April 6, 2020.
Knee Joint Preservation: Management of the Young Arthritic from Cartilage Repair to Osteotomy
Recorded June 11, 2020.
Revision Knee Arthroplasty
Revision TKA: Difficult Primary, Use of Cones, Removal of Previous Hardware and Management of Ligament Instability
Moderator: Wayne G. Paprosky, MD – Rush
Faculty: David Rodriguez, MD – UT Houston; Peter K. Sculco, MD – HSS; Wayne E. Moschetti, MD, MS – Dartmouth-Hitchcock » Play recording.
Recorded May 22, 2023.
Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
Recorded April 8, 2020.
Conversion of Failed UKA to TKA
Recorded April 2, 2020.
Flexion Instability in Total Knee Arthroplasty; Diagnosis and Surgical Management
Recorded May 18, 2020.
The Painful TKA: Diagnosis, Treatment and Technical Pearls
Host: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Presenters: Robert M. Molloy, MD and Atul F. Kamath, MD Faculty: Trevor G. Murray, MD » Play recording.
Recorded May 6, 2020.
Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction with Marlex Mesh
Recorded April 20, 2020.
Arthrofibrosis After TKA: Prevention, Evaluation and Management
Recorded May 23, 2022.
Management of Intraoperative Complications During Total Knee Replacement
Recorded February 22, 2021.
Management of Periprosthetic Fractures Around the Knee and the Role of TKA for Acute Geriatric Knee Fractures
Recorded October 26, 2020.
Wound Complications In TKA – Prevention & Management
Recorded April 29, 2020.
Own It: Managing Complications Early in Practice
Infection & Perioperative Management
Pearls for the New Arthroplasty Surgeon: A Case-Based Discussion
Moderator: Luke J. Garbarino, MD
Faculty: Peter A. Gold, MD, Christopher M. Melnic, MD and Neil P. Sheth, MD » Play recording
How to Implement Preoperative Optimization of Total Joint Patients
Moderator: Michael J. O’Malley, MD
Faculty: Ayesha Abdeen, MD, Alexis D. Gaskin, MD, Kerry S. Hale, MD, Wendy W. Wong, MD » Play recording
Current Approaches to Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of PJI
Anesthesia and Pain Management for TJA
Osteonecrosis of the Hip/Knee: Diagnosis and Management
Recorded March 29, 2021.
Perioperative Optimization, Antibiotic Stewardship and TJA Rehabilitation
Recorded on April 17, 2020.
Current Approaches to Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of PJI
Recorded April 15, 2020.
Advanced Management of PJI; The Diagnosis Is Established, Now What?
Recorded on May 31, 2020.
ERAS and Patient Selection & Optimization for TJA
Recorded on April 24, 2020.
Optimizing Blood Management in TJA; Megaprostheses
» Play recording. NOTE: Technical difficulties at timestamp 20:10 thru 27:30.
Recorded on June 4, 2020.
Meeting Highlights & Case Presentations
Speakers’ Development Webinar (in partnership with WIA)
Moderator: Rina Jain, MD, FRCSC
Faculty: Nicholas A. Bedard, MD, Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA and Linda I. Suleiman, MD .
Recorded Monday, October 30, 2023
2022 AAHKS Annual Meeting Highlights
Faculty: Leonard Buller, MD, William G. Hamilton, MD and Ran Schwarzkopf, MD
Recorded Monday, January 9, 2023
Complex Case Conference: Fellows' Revenge!
- OrthoCarolina: Bryan D. Springer, MD
- Carl L. Herndon, MD
- A.J. Clair, MD
- Hospital for Special Surgery: William J. Long, MD, FRCSC
- Ajay Premkumar, MD, MPH
- Michael M. Kheir, MD
- Stanford University: James I. Huddleston, III, MD
- Matthew L. Webb, MD
Recorded April 25, 2022.
Arthroplasty Fellows' Case Conference & Test of Implant Knowledge
Recorded on April 23, 2020.
Highlights of the 2021 AAHKS Annual Meeting
Recorded in December 2021.
Fellows Revenge! Reverse Case Conference
Recorded on March 28, 2022.
Highlights of the 30th AAHKS Annual Meeting | Extension of Virtual Resident Course
Recorded on December 14, 2020.