Michael J. Coughlin, MD

Michael J. Coughlin, MD
Distinguished Professor
Professor of Orthopaedics, University of California, San Francisco
Head, Coughlin Foot & Ankle Clinic
Michael J. Coughlin graduated from the University of Oregon Medical School in 1974 and did his orthopaedic training at the University of California-San Francisco and a foot and ankle fellowship in 1978. Following this, he returned to orthopaedic foot and ankle practice in Boise, Idaho. He was the youngest President of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, serving from 1990 – 1991. He was also president of the International Federation of Foot and Ankle Society’s from 2002-2005. He is the co-editor of Surgery of the Foot and Ankle 9th Edition and edited three prior editions. It is considered “the bible” of foot and ankle surgery in the US. He has published over 200 scientific articles and over 500 scientific presentations on issues relating to the foot and ankle. He is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at University of California San Francisco; he is the Director of the Idaho Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship and practices orthopedic foot and ankle surgery in Boise, Idaho at the St Alphonsus Coughlin Foot and Ankle Clinic. He has been a consultant for the NFL for 9 years, and Co-chair of the Foot and Ankle subcommittee for Health and Safety for 7 years. He consults for the Green Bay Packers, and examines for them at the NFL combine yearly. He also consults for the Oregon Ducks and Boise State Broncos.

All Sessions by Michael J. Coughlin, MD

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Foot & Ankle
2:48 PM - 2:48 PM
(0 min)
HALLUX VALGUS & THE FOREFOOT: FOOT & ANKLE BREAD & BUTTER WITH A LITTLE TWIST OF MARGARINE Foot & Ankle
Section Moderator: Michael J. Coughlin, MD
3:14 PM - 3:14 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 47-Year-Old Wife Of An Antique Car Dealer Status Post Corrective Surgery By Someone Else Now With A Crossover Toe & A Painful Lesser Toe Deformity Foot & Ankle
Debate Moderator:Shepard R. Hurwitz, MD
3:14 PM - 3:19 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Ignore The Plantar Plate! IP Fusions & Tendon Correction Is The Test of Time Foot & Ankle
3:19 PM - 3:24 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Wrong Old Man! You Need To Fix The Plantar Plate, It's Not That Hard - Let Me Show You The Way Foot & Ankle
3:24 PM - 3:31 PM
(7 min)
Evolving Technique: Turf Toe In Elite Athletes: Getting Them Back On The Field Foot & Ankle
3:45 PM - 4:10 PM
(25 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: The Hallux Valgus & Lesser Toe Treatment: Oh How It Has Changed Foot & Ankle
4:40 PM - 4:40 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 55-Year-Old Former D1 Collegiate Squash Player With Grade III Hallux Rigidus Foot & Ankle
4:40 PM - 4:46 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Fuse The Joint Since The Motion Is Not Necessary Foot & Ankle
4:46 PM - 4:52 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Save The Joint With A Cheilectomy Or An Osteotomy Foot & Ankle
4:52 PM - 4:58 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Don’t Fuse The Joint! Motion Is Important: A Synthetic Cartilage Implant Foot & Ankle
4:58 PM - 5:05 PM
(7 min)
Distinguished Professor Commentary: What I Have Learned Through The Years Foot & Ankle
5:30 PM - 5:40 PM
(10 min)
Update On Foot & Ankle Injuries In The Professional Athlete & NFL: The High Ankle Sprain, Avoiding Litigation, Revisiting The Mechanism Of Injury & Personal Reflections - Sharing Our Secrets Of The Review Of 150 Players, Don't Underestimate The Magnitude Of This Injury Foot & Ankle
5:40 PM - 6:00 PM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Lightening Round: Ankle Instability, One Sentence Answers Foot & Ankle
Monday, December 13, 2021
Foot & Ankle
8:00 AM - 8:10 AM
(10 min)
Feature Lecture: The Neglected Achilles Tendon Rupture: How To Bridge The Gap Foot & Ankle

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