December 8th - 12th, 2020, Las Vegas, NV

L. Andrew Koman, MD

L. Andrew Koman, MD
Honored Professor
Professor and Chair
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Health
L. Andrew Koman, M.D. is Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He also serves as the executive director of the musculoskeletal service line . After graduating from Duke University School of Medicine, his postgraduate training at Duke University included one year of Pediatrics, one year of General Surgery, four years of Orthopaedic Surgery and a fellowship in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery. After serving on the faculty at Duke University , he joined the faculty at Wake Forest, where he remains. His clinical practice focuses on congenital hand , cerebral palsy, peripheral nerve injury and upper extremity vascular disorders.
He has over 300 publications, has received over 7 million dollars in grants and has been honored by Wake Forest as an Established Investigator in Clinical Sciences, by the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America as recipient of the Huene Award and By the OREF and AAOS with 2 Kappa Delta / OREF Clinical Research Awards ( in 1999 and 2019) .
Dr. Koman is a member of 20 professional societies and has served as President of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the Eastern Orthopaedic Association, the North Carolina Orthopaedic Society, the North Carolina Society for Surgery of the Hand (which he founded), the Southern Orthopaedic Association, the Clinical Orthopaedic Society, the Hand Forum and the Southeastern Hand Club. Dr. Koman is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, Orthopaedics in Motion, (a newsletter), and Orthopaedic Care, an online textbook.

All Sessions by L. Andrew Koman, MD

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:34 PM - 2:34 PM
(0 min)
Mini-Panel: A 64-Year-Old Mom Has A Displaced Distal Radius Fracure Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Panel ModeratorDavid S. Ruch, MD
2:34 PM - 2:40 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Volar Plating Is The Answer & Keeps Them Independent Living Longer Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:40 PM - 2:46 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Keep It Simple: A Good Reduction & A Pin, I Have Done It For Years Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:46 PM - 2:52 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Stop The Nonsense, Put On A Cast, She Will Do Great! Hand, Wrist & Elbow
3:21 PM - 3:36 PM
(15 min)
Honored Professor Lecture: Vascular Disorders In The Hand: What I Have Learned Through The Years Hand, Wrist & Elbow
3:36 PM - 4:01 PM
(25 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Rapid Fire, Complex Arthritis Issue Of The Hand & Wrist & Distal Radius Fractures - Ouch! Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:24 PM - 5:24 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 22-Year-Old Collegiate Safety For A Division I Team Sustains A Radial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Thumb Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Debate ModeratorNeal C. Chen, MD
5:24 PM - 5:29 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Time For The Operating Room: He Is Out For The Next 4 Weeks - Long Term Effects Are Too Devastating Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:29 PM - 5:34 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Don't Be Silly! Let Him Play, There Is No Evidence It Requires Surgery Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:34 PM - 5:36 PM
(2 min)
Honored Professor Commentary: The Ethics Of Letting A Collegiate Player Continue With A Known Injury - My Personal Thoughts Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:48 PM - 5:51 PM
(3 min)
Honored Professor Commentary: Wrapping Up The Day - What I Learned Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Hand, Wrist & Elbow
7:50 AM - 7:50 AM
(0 min)
Panel: 42-Year-Old Zamboni Driver With Lateral Elbow Pain And Chronic Ache In The Mobile Wad That Radiates Down To His Wrist For The Last 9 Months Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Panel ModeratorMark E. Baratz, MD
7:50 AM - 7:57 AM
(7 min)
Pro: Ice, Ice, Baby! Nonoperative Treatment: This Will Resolve On Its Own - Let Me Show You The Facts Hand, Wrist & Elbow
7:57 AM - 8:04 AM
(7 min)
Pro: Listen Up! Treat Only The Tennis Elbow With An Operation, Don't Get Caught In Making A Mistake Hand, Wrist & Elbow
8:04 AM - 8:11 AM
(7 min)
Pro: Wrong Gentleman! You Want Success? Treat The Tennis Elbow & Decompress The Nerve - Let Me Explain To You And Your Future Patients Hand, Wrist & Elbow
11:43 AM - 11:48 AM
(5 min)
Evolving Technique Update: The Displaced Supracondylar Humerus Fracture With A Pink Hand & No Pulse - My Treatment Algorithm Hand, Wrist & Elbow
11:53 AM - 12:17 PM
(24 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Cases That Sum It Up! Hand, Wrist & Elbow
12:17 PM - 12:20 PM
(3 min)
Final Commentary: The House Speaks - What I Have Learned Over 2 Days Hand, Wrist & Elbow

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Orthopaedic Summit: Evolving Techniques

When: December 8th – 12th, 2020

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