5k Run/Walk

Meet in the lobby
6:00 am - 7:00 am
Moderator: Blair Filler, M.D,


7:00 am
Daily Announcements

Robert O’Hollaren, M.D., President
William McMaster, M.D., Program Chair

Business Meeting

Emerald Ballroom
7:05 am – 7:30 am
Open Mike with COA Leaders

Robert O’Hollaren, M.D. - President


What’s New in Pediatrics?

Emerald Ballroom
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Moderator: Afshin Aminian, M.D. - Adult & Pediatric Ortho Specialists

Best article I read this year and practical application - Presentation
Update on Neuromuscular Conditions - Presentation
Update on Management of Benign Bone Tumors - Presentation
What's New in Deformity Correction and Limb Lengthening - Presentation - Handout
Case Presentations
Expert Panel Discussion / Q&A

Afshin Aminian, M.D.
Samuel Rosenfeld, M.D.
Carl Weinert, M.D.
Francois Lalonde, M.D.
Afshin Aminian, M.D. - Adult and Pediatric Ortho Specialists

Resident Awards

Emerald Ballroom
9:00 am –9:40 am
Lloyd W. Taylor, M.D. Resident Award - Presentation | Paper
Orthopaedic Institute for Children Resident Award - Paper | Presentation
J. Harold LaBriola, M.D. Resident Award - Paper | Presentation
OREF Presentation - Presentation
OREF Resident Award - Presentation | Paper

Tim Wang, M.D., Stanford
Natalie Leong, M.D., UCLA
Pascual Dutton , M.D., St. Mary's
Richard Santore, M.D. , OREF
Gregory Lopez, M.D., UC Irvine

Coffee Break / Networking with Exhibitors

Exhibitor Hall
10:00 am – 10:20 am

Own the Bone – Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Management

Emerald Ballroom
10:20 am — 11:20 am
Moderator: Susan Bukata, M.D.

Best article I read this year and practical application
Expert Panel Discussion / Q&A

Susan Bukata, M.D. — UCLA - Presentation
Richard Dell, M.D. - Kaiser Permanente - Presentation

What’s New in Hand, Upper Extremity, Shoulder Arthroplasty

Emerald Ballroom
11:20 am – 12:35 pm
Moderator: Ranjan Gupta, M.D.

Best article I read this year and practical application
Thumb Arthroplasty
Radial Head Arthroplasty - Presentation
Elbow Arthroplasty - Presentation
Finger Joint Arthroplasty - Presentation
Shoulder Arthroplasty
Expert Panel Discussion / Q&A

Ranjan Gupta, M.D. - UC Irvine
Neil Jones, M.D. — UC Irvine
Greg Rafijah, M.D. — UC Irvine
Emilie Cheung M.D. — Stanford
Ali Ghiassi M.D. — USC
Ranjan Gupta, M.D. — UC Irvine

What’s New in Adult Spine

Emerald Ballroom
12:35 pm – 1:50 pm
Moderator: Nitin Bhatia, M.D.

Best article I read this year and practical application - Presentation
Deformity - Presentation
Minimally Invasive - Presentation
Cervical Spine
Expert Panel Discussion / Q&A

Nitin Bhatia, M.D. – UC Irvine
Samuel Bederman , M.D. - UC Irvine
Yu-Po Lee , M.D.— UC San Diego
Nitin Bhatia, M.D. – UC Irvine


1:50 pm

Golf Tournament - Indian Wells Golf Resort

Meet at the Golf Course
12:30 pm
Moderator: Michael Cluck, M.D.