George A. Paletta, Jr., MD, MBA

George A. Paletta, Jr., MD, MBA
Co-Chair Elbow
Hand, Wrist & Elbow Program Committee
Team Physician, St Louis Cardinals (MLB) The Orthopaedic Center of St Louis
Dr. George Paletta is a nationally and internationally recognized orthopedic surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine, especially shoulder and elbow problems on throwing athletes. He completed his medical degree at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, his orthopedic residency at the world renowned Hospital for Special Surgery and 3 fellowships including at Hospital for Special Surgery (sports medicine research), Cleveland Clinic (adult sports medicine) and Children’s Hospital of Michigan (pediatric sports medicine). His professional career has included both academic and private practice and he is currently a partner at The Orthopedic Center of St. Louis and Head Team Orthopedic Surgeon for the St. Louis Cardinals.


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All Sessions by George A. Paletta, Jr., MD, MBA

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Knee Sports, Meniscus, Ligament, Cartilage & Joint Preservation
3:07 PM - 3:07 PM
(0 min)
Debate: Chondroplasty- Magical Wand Or Death Ray? Knee Sports, Meniscus, Ligament, Cartilage & Joint Preservation
3:07 PM - 3:13 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Shavers Are Still Best: Don't You Remember Heat Kill Cartilage? Knee Sports, Meniscus, Ligament, Cartilage & Joint Preservation
3:13 PM - 3:19 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Wands: Why This Time Is Different And Better Than A Shaver Knee Sports, Meniscus, Ligament, Cartilage & Joint Preservation
3:55 PM - 4:10 PM
(15 min)
Clinical Case Presentations Questions & Answers: Failure and Success of Microfracture, Patella Articular Cases, Heat on Cartilage Knee Sports, Meniscus, Ligament, Cartilage & Joint Preservation
Elbow
6:45 PM - 6:50 PM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Elbow
6:50 PM - 6:50 PM
(0 min)
ELBOW SPORTS INJURIES Elbow
7:27 PM - 7:27 PM
(0 min)
LATERAL EPICONDYLITIS Elbow
7:51 PM - 7:51 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 19-Year-Old D1 Collegiate Pitcher Now With Pain For 6 Weeks On The Medial Side Of His Elbow Elbow
Debate Moderator:Noah D. Weiss, MD
7:51 PM - 7:57 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Why & When A Direct Repair Of The MCL Is A Great Option Elbow
7:57 PM - 8:03 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Know The Facts, MCL Reconstruction Will Let You Win Every Time With An Internal Brace Elbow
8:15 PM - 8:40 PM
(25 min)
Clinical Case Presentations Questions & Answers: Complex Elbow Sports Dilemmas (Revision MCL Reconstruction, Revision Cubital Tunnel, Complications Of Elbow Arthroscopy, The Young Gymnast) Elbow
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Trauma
1:58 PM - 1:58 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 47-Year-Old Construction Worker With A Dominant Arm Three-Part Radial Head Fracture Trauma
1:58 PM - 2:04 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Choosing The Right Implant, Cement, No Cement, Or Bipolar: So Many Options Trauma
2:04 PM - 2:10 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Implants Are Expensive & Cause Arthritis: I Want Open Reduction Internal Fixation Trauma
2:10 PM - 2:16 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Wrong, My Friend! Let Me Show You The Technique Of Placing An Implant & Avoid Complications Trauma
2:16 PM - 2:36 PM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations Questions & Answers: Difficult Elbow Trauma With Complications (Distal Humerus, Radial Head, Terrible Triad, Non Unions, Anatomic Approach, Revision Distal Humerus) Trauma

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