AO Sports North America

The AO Sports North America initiative is a network of expert trauma and reconstructive surgeons seeking to provide unbiased, gold-standard education on the surgical treatment of sports injuries and other soft-tissue conditions around the joint.

James Stannard, Mauricio Kfuri, and Yves Acklin discuss the AO Sports initiative, including its background and recent educational offerings.

In-person events

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Masters Course—Management of Complex Shoulder Pathologies

Join international AO experts in case discussions, reviews of current literature, and hands-on anatomy labs practicing selected arthroscopic and open procedures

Next event: May 12 - 13, 2023, Raynham, Massachusetts

Principles of Sports Medicine—the Joint Is an Organ

Achieve technical competency in the arthroscopic and open treatment of common knee and shoulder pathology through arthroscopic simulations and practical exercises, 3D-animated tours, and case discussions

Next event: August 18-19, 2023, Chicago, Illinois

Online events

Topic Faculty Date Time* Register/Recording
Medial Knee Arthritis: Osteotomy vs Unicompartmental Knee Replacement Drs. Mauricio Kfuri, Steffen Schröter, and Robert Teitge Jan 11, 2023   8:00 PM Watch
Fireside Chat - TBA, 2023 8:00 PM -
Fireside Chat - Jun 14, 2023 8:00 PM -


*Eastern Time (GMT-4:00)

Online event recordings

Failed Rotator Cuff Repair: Revision Repair vs. Subacromial Balloon Spacer

Drs. Amon Ferry, Brent Ponce, and David Weinstein

Failed Instability Surgery

Drs. Amon Ferry, Amir Moinfar, and Scott Sigman

How I Treat a Massive Rotator Cuff Tear

Drs. Amon Ferry, Paul Favorito, Shariff K. Bishai, and Brent Ponce

Arthroscopic Management of Glenohumeral Instability

Drs. Martin Jaeger, Amon Ferry, and Shiyi Chen

Viewing this webinar requires a registered AO account.

Arthroscopic Management of Rotator Cuff Tears

Drs. Amon T. Ferry, Shiyi Chen, and Martin Jaeger

Viewing this webinar requires a registered AO account.

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