FOCAL Recordings

Recordings of previous Fellows Orthopaedic Continued AAHKS Learning webinars.
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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 
  • Complications
  • Infection & Perioperative Management
  • Practice Management; Policy & Advocacy
  • Research
  • Case Presentations; AAHKS Annual Meeting Highlights

Primary Hip Arthroplasty

Understanding the Spinopelvic Relationship in THA
Moderator: Douglas A. Dennis, MD Faculty: Jason M. Jennings, MD, DPT and Lindsay Kleeman-Forsthuber, MD » Click to view recording.
Preventing Femoral Component Failure with Anterior Approach
Host: Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia Presenter: William G. Hamilton, MD » Play recording.
Hip-Spine Relationship in THA
Host: NYU, New York City, New York Presenter: Ran Schwarzkopf, MD Faculty: James D. Slover, MD and William J. Long, MD » Play recording.
Hip Preservation Current Concepts and Decision Making – Preservation vs. Arthroplasty
Host: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Presenters: Christopher L. Peters, MD and Lucas A. Anderson, MD Faculty: Christopher E. Pelt, MD and Jeremy M. Gililland, MD » Play recording.
Hip Preservation Surgery
Host: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Presenters: Rafael J. Sierra, MD, Robert T. Trousdale, MD and Bruce A. Levy, MD » Play recording.
Robotics and Technology in THA: Hip/Spine Case Discussion

Host: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, New York Presenters: Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD and Seth A. Jerabek, MD Faculty: Michael P. Ast, MD » Play recording.

Revision Hip Arthroplasty

Revision THA Through the Anterior Approach
Moderator: Joseph T. Moskal, MD, FACS Faculty: Ted Manson, MD, J. Bohannon Mason, MD, John Masonis, MD » Click to view recording.
Dual Mobility and Hip Instability
Host: NYU, New York City, New York Presenter: James D. Slover, MD Faculty: Ran Schwarzkopf, MD and William J. Long, MD » Play recording.
"Trunnionosis" & Safe Removal of THA Components
Host: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Presenters: Thomas J. Bradbury, MD and James R. Roberson, MD » Play recording.
Failing Metal-On-Metal THA – Diagnosis & Management
Host: Colorado Joint Replacement, Denver, Colorado Presenters: Charlie C. Yang, MD and Jason M. Jennings, MD » Play recording.
The Failed Trochanter After THA: Non-op, ORIF, and Gluteus Maximus Transfer
Host: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee Presenter: Gregory G. Polkowski III, MD, MSc Faculty: Stephen M. Engstrom, MD and Andrew A. Shinar, MD » Play recording.
Acetabular Bone Loss
Host: OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, North Carolina Presenter: William L. Griffin, MD Faculty: Thomas K. Fehring, MD » Play recording.

THA Complications

How to Manage Direct Anterior THA Bail-Outs: Intraoperative Fractures, Cementing, Placing a Revision Stem, Lost Femoral Head

Moderator:  J. Bohannon Mason, MD
Faculty: Thomas L. Bradbury, MD, Juan C. Suarez, MD, Herbert John Cooper, MD
Recorded on Sept. 26, 2022

» Play recording.

The Complicated Total Hip Arthroplasty
Host: Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland Moderator: Harpal S. Khanuja, MD Faculty: Julius K. Oni, MD, Robert S. Sterling, MD, Savyasachi Thakkar, MD, and Daniel J. Valaik, MD  » Play recording.
Periprosthetic Fractures After Total Hip Arthroplasty
Host: Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Presenter: William J. Hozack, MD Faculty: Clive P. Duncan, MD, MSc, FRCSC » Play recording.
Management of Intraoperative Complications in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Moderator: Scott M. Sporer, MD, MS, Rush University Medical Center Faculty: Erik N. Hansen, MD, UC San Francisco, and Brian M. Curtin, MD, OrthoCarolina » Watch webinar recording
Hip Fracture Management: ORIF, THA, Hemiarthroplasty
Moderator: Neil P. Sheth, MD Faculty: Ayesha Abdeen, MD, FRCSC, Brian M. Culp, MD, and Samir Mehta, MD » Click to view recording.

Practice Management; Policy & Advocacy

Contracts and Negotiations: Things You Must Know (2022)

Moderator: Michael P. Ast, MD
Faculty: Emily Ast, Esq.; R. Michael Meneghini, MD; Jenna A. Bernstein, MD
Recorded on November 28, 2022

» Click to view recording.

Building Your Practice: Total Joint Replacement Coding and the Use of Social Media
Moderator: Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD Faculty: Stephen M. Engstrom, MD, Joshua C. Rozell, MD and John S. Shields, MD » Click to view recording.
Making Smart Financial Choices for the Newly Hired Orthopedist and Tips for Building a Practice
Moderator: Sanjeev Bhatia, MD Faculty: Michael P. Ast, MD and David B. Mandell, JD, MBA » Click to view recording.
Contract Negotiations for the Young Arthroplasty Surgeon
Moderator: Jeffrey K. Lange, MD Faculty: Thomas G. Myers, MD, MPT, Vivek M. Shah, MD, Anjana D. Patel, Esq. » Click to watch the recording.
Contracts and Negotiations: Things You Must Know (2021)
Moderator: William G. Hamilton, MD Presenter: Bruce D. Armon, Esquire – Partner and Chair of the Health Law Group; Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP in Philadelphia, PA » Click to view recording. 
The Use of Social Media to Build A Practice
Host: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Presenter: Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD Faculty: William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS » Play recording.
Bundled Payments, Advocacy and Changes of the BPCI
1. History of Bundled Payments Richard Iorio, MD, Brigham & Women’s Hospital 2. My Experience in the Bundle Adolph “Chick” Yates Jr., MD, University of Pittsburgh 3. Advocacy, Changes of the BPCI & CJR, and Two-Midnight Rule James I. Huddleston III, MD, Stanford University » Play recording.
Policy Changes and the Effect on Orthopaedics/Arthroplasty
Host: Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics, Baltimore, Maryland Presenter: Ronald E. Delanois, MD Faculty: John T. Gill, MD and James Nace, DO, MS » Play recording.
Preparing to Take Your Oral Boards
OITE Review - Co-Branded with YAG


How to Review Manuscripts: From Randomized Studies to Database Studies and Meta-Analyses, An Example-Based Webinar
Moderator: Michael A. Mont, MD, Lenox Hill Hospital Faculty: James A. Browne, MD, University of Virginia and Viktor E. Krebs, MD, Cleveland Clinic » Watch webinar recording » View webinar description » Download PDF of PowerPoint slides
Planning & Implementing an Arthroplasty Outcomes Registry; How to Spot Bad Science in Clinical Research
Host: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Presenter: Alison M. Klika, MD, MS and Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD Faculty: Carlos A. Higuera, MD » Play recording. 
Orthopedic Statistics & Study Design
Moderator: Susan Odum, PhD Faculty: Brenna Blackburn, PhD, Antonia Chen, MD, MBA, and Jeremy M. Gililland, MD » Click to view recording.
Note: These webinars are specifically created with arthroplasty fellows in mind and are not for CME credit.  

Primary Knee Arthroplasty

Cemented vs. Cementless Knees
Host: Rush University, Chicago, Illinois Presenter: Brett R. Levine, MD, MS Faculty: Denis Nam, MD, MSc » Play recording.
What a Uni Patient Looks Like
Host: Rush University, Chicago, Illinois Presenter: Tad L. Gerlinger, MD Faculty: Craig J. Della Valle, MD » Play recording.
Knee Joint Preservation: Management of the Young Arthritic from Cartilage Repair to Osteotomy
Host: Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California Presenter: William D. Bugbee, MD Faculty: Kace A. Ezzet, MD

» Play recording. 

UKA - Past Present and Future / Bicompartmentals and Bi-cruciate Retaining: Are These Really Options?
Host: Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia Presenter: Kevin B. Fricka, MD Faculty: William G. Hamilton, MD and Robert A. Sershon, MD » Play recording.
Patellofemoral Arthroplasty & Patellar Resurfacing Tips and Tricks
Moderator: Ryan M. Nunley, MD Faculty: Jess H. Lonner, MD and Kevin B. Fricka, MD » Click to view recording.
Technology in TKA: Navigation, Robotics, Accelerometers

Moderator: David J. Mayman, MD Faculty: Claudette M. Lajam, MD and Giles R. Scuderi, MD » Click to view recording.

Revision Knee Arthroplasty

Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
Host: Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  Presenter: P. Maxwell Courtney, MD Faculty: Nicholas B. Frisch, MD, MBA » Play recording.
Conversion of Failed UKA to TKA
Host: OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, North Carolina Presenter: Bryan D. Springer, MD Faculty: Walter B. Beaver, MD » Play recording.
Flexion Instability in Total Knee Arthroplasty; Diagnosis and Surgical Management
Host: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana Presenter: Leonard T. Buller, MD Faculty: Lucian C. Warth, MD » Play recording.
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.
Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction with Marlex Mesh
Host: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Presenter: Matthew P. Abdel, MD Faculty: Michael J. Taunton, MD and Kevin I. Perry, MD » Play recording.

TKA Complications

Management of Intraoperative Complications During Total Knee Replacement
Moderator: Eric M. Cohen, MD Faculty: Brett R. Levine, MD, MS, Rina Jain, MD, FRCSC, and Gwo-Chin Lee, MD » Click to view recording.
Management of Periprosthetic Fractures Around the Knee and the Role of TKA for Acute Geriatric Knee Fractures
Moderator: David Backstein, MD, MEd, FRCSC Faculty: Jesse Wolfstadt, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Cara Cipriano, MD, MSc, and Amir Khoshbin, MD, MSc, FRCSC » Click to watch the recording. » Click for Webinar Description and Faculty Biographies.
Wound Complications In TKA – Prevention & Management
Host: Colorado Joint Replacement, Denver, Colorado Presenter: Douglas A. Dennis, MD Faculty: Jason Jennings, MD » Play recording.
Arthrofibrosis After TKA: Prevention, Evaluation and Management
Moderator: Jason M. Jennings, MD Faculty: Douglas A. Dennis, MD, Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA, and Samuel S. Wellman, MD » Click to view recording.
Own It: Managing Complications Early in Practice

Host: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee Presenter: Stephen M. Engstrom, MD Faculty: Gregory G. Polkowski II, MD, MSc and Andrew A. Shinar, MD » Play recording. 

Infection & Perioperative Management

Perioperative Optimization, Antibiotic Stewardship and TJA Rehabilitation
Co-Hosts: University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass. Presenters: Paul K. Edwards, MD, Benjamin F. Ricciardi, MD, and Thomas G. Myers, MD, MPT Faculty: Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA » Play recording.
Current Approaches to Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of PJI
Host: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Presenters: Christopher E. Pelt, MD and Jeremy M. Gililland, MD Faculty: Christopher L. Peters, MD and Lucas A. Anderson, MD » Play recording.
Advanced Management of PJI; The Diagnosis Is Established, Now What?
Host: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana Presenter: Lucian C. Warth, MD Faculty: Leonard T. Buller, MD

» Play Recording.

Anesthesia and Pain Management for TJA
Moderator: Yale A. Fillingham, MD Faculty: Sandra L. Kopp, MD, Charles P. Hannon, MD, MBA, Eugene R. Viscusi, MD » Play recording. 
ERAS and Patient Selection & Optimization for TJA
Host: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia  Presenter: Gregory J. Golladay, MD Faculty: Nirav K. Patel, MD, FRCS and Jeremy A. Ross, MD » Play recording.
Optimizing Blood Management in TJA; Megaprostheses
Host: Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California Presenters: Anna A. Kulidjian, MD and Jeffrey M. Wilde, MD

» Play recording. NOTE: Technical difficulties at timestamp 20:10 thru 27:30.

Osteonecrosis of the Hip/Knee: Diagnosis and Management
Moderator: Michael A. Mont, MD Faculty: Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD, Lynne C. Jones, PhD, MS, and Stuart B. Goodman, MD, PhD » Click to view recording.

Meeting Highlights & Case Presentations

2022 AAHKS Annual Meeting Highlights

Moderator: Jeremy M. Gilliland, MD
Faculty: Leonard Buller, MD, William G. Hamilton, MD and Ran Schwarzkopf, MD

Recorded Monday, January 9, 2023

Click to view recording



Fellows "Case Conference"; Test of Implant Knowledge
Host: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Presenters: Michael P. Bolognesi, MD and Samuel S. Wellman, MD Faculty: William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS and Thorsten M. Seyler, MD, PhD » Play recording.
Fellows Revenge! Reverse Case Conference

Institutions and Faculty:

  1. OrthoCarolina: Bryan D. Springer, MD
    1. Carl L. Herndon, MD
    2. A.J. Clair, MD
  2. Hospital for Special Surgery: William J. Long, MD, FRCSC
    1. Ajay Premkumar, MD, MPH
    2. Michael M. Kheir, MD
  3. Stanford University: James I. Huddleston, III, MD
    1. Matthew L. Webb, MD

Recorded in April 2022. 

Click to view recording.

Fellows Revenge! Reverse Case Conference

Attendings: William G. Hamilton, MD, Anderson Clinic, Matthew P. Abdel, MD, Mayo Clinic, and Matthew S. Austin, MD, Rothman Institute Anderson Clinic Fellows: Sean E. Slaven, MD and Steven J. Ralles, MD Mayo Clinic Fellows: Jacob M. Wilson, MD and Colin T. Penrose, MD Rothman Institute Fellows: Musa B. Zaid, MD and Peter A. Gold, MD

Recorded October 2020.

Click to view recording.

Highlights of the 2021 AAHKS Annual Meeting
Moderators: Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc and Adam A. Sassoon, MD, MS » Click to view recording.
Highlights of the 30th AAHKS Annual Meeting | Extension of Virtual Resident Course
Moderators: Antonia F. Chen, MD, MBA and Jonathan M. Vigdorchik, MD Faculty: Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS, Brian M. Culp, MD, Jeffrey K. Lange, MD, and William G. Hamilton, MD » Click to view recording. Thanks to Virtual Resident Course Sponsors: Depuy Synthes, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, and Zimmer Biomet.
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