December 11th – 14th, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Thomas M. DeBerardino, MD, FAOA

Thomas M. DeBerardino, MD, FAOA
Cartilage & Biologics Co-Chairs
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Baylor School of Medicine
Co-Director, Combined Baylor School of Medicine & San Antonio, Texas Sports Medicine Fellowship
Medical Director, Burkhart Research Institute for Orthopaedics
The Sports Institute
The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group
Dr. DeBerardino is an orthopaedic surgeon and retired US Army Veteran specializing in arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, and hip and reconstructive procedures of the knee and shoulder.
Dr. DeBerardino graduated from the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY in 1985. He attended New York Medical College and then completed his internship and orthopaedic residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI. Dr. DeBerardino completed his training with the two year John A. Feagin, Jr, Sports Medicine Fellowship at both Brooke Army Medical Center and the United States Military Academy’s Keller Army Hospital. He returned to Brooke Army Medical Center in 1997, where he became the Chief of the Sports Medicine Service before moving back to West Point in 2001.
Dr. DeBerardino completed his 24-year Army career at the rank of Colonel. He served as Director of the West Point Sports Medicine Fellowship and Head Team Physician for Army Athletics before his retirement from the Army in 2009. Dr. DeBerardino comes back to San Antonio now after seven years from 2009-2016 as an Associate Professor and Orthopaedic Team Physician for the Orthopaedic Surgery Department at the University of Connecticut Medical Center and the UCONN Athletic Department.
He is currently a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and serves in San Antonio as the Co-Director of the Combined Baylor College of Medicine and the San Antonio Orthopaedic Group, Texas Sports Medicine Fellowship.
He has pioneered a number of open and arthroscopic knee and shoulder procedures, and is a frequent speaker and teacher at national and international medical symposia on these procedures. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

All Sessions by Thomas M. DeBerardino, MD, FAOA

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Saturday, December 14, 2019: Knee Sports, Patellofemoral & ACL
8:28 AM - 8:28 AM
(0 min)
Debate: 38 Year-Old Female Sustains An Acute Proximal ACL Femoral Avulsion While Skiing Knee Sports, Patellofemoral & ACL
8:28 AM - 8:34 AM
(6 min)
Pro: ACL Repair: It Can Work & Makes Sense - Let Me Teach You! Knee Sports, Patellofemoral & ACL
8:34 AM - 8:40 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Reconstruction Is The Only Way: Don't Repeat Bad History! Knee Sports, Patellofemoral & ACL
9:13 AM - 9:13 AM
(0 min)
Evolving Technique Update Panel: Time To Drill Our Femoral Tunnel: The Titans Way In Knee Sports, Patellofemoral & ACL
9:13 AM - 9:18 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Transtibial: Not Necessarily A Sin And Should Be Done! I Can Get There Knee Sports, Patellofemoral & ACL
9:18 AM - 9:23 AM
(5 min)
Pro: The AM Portal Gets You Anatomic: Why Fight This? Knee Sports, Patellofemoral & ACL
9:23 AM - 9:28 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Two Incision Technique Makes It Easy: I Have Never Changed Knee Sports, Patellofemoral & ACL
9:28 AM - 9:33 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Retrocutting Devices: Jump On Board You Old Geezers - Technology Is Here, Be Anatomic! Knee Sports, Patellofemoral & ACL
Friday, December 13, 2019: Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament
7:32 AM - 7:32 AM
(0 min)
Mini-Debate: Bucket-Handle Medial Meniscus Tear In A 20-Year-Old Rollerblader Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament
7:32 AM - 7:37 AM
(5 min)
Pro: All-Inside Fixators Get The Job Done Without The Hassle Or Failure Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament
7:37 AM - 7:42 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Inside-Out: It Is The Gold Standard, You Need Long-Term Success - No Shortcuts Please Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
(15 min)
Case Based Q&A And Biologics Discussion: Pick The Procedure, Tell Me The Cost, Give Me The Outcome Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament
10:48 AM - 10:48 AM
(0 min)
Panel: 30-Year-Old With A 20X18 mm Patella Defect, Medial Facet, Cells Vs. Plugs Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament
Panel ModeratorAndreas H. Gomoll, MD
10:48 AM - 10:55 AM
(7 min)
Pro: MACI Is Now The Answer - Listen To Me! Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament
10:55 AM - 11:02 AM
(7 min)
Pro: Cryopreserved, Flexible Allografts: Don't Give Up On Them Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament
11:02 AM - 11:09 AM
(7 min)
Pro: Fresh Osteochondral Allografts: Don't Waste Your Time With Other Things - Forget About Cell-Based Therapy Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM
(30 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Now Here There Is Controversy! Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament
1:20 PM - 1:50 PM
(30 min)
Timekeeper Knee Sports, Meniscus, Injections, Cartilage, Osteotomies & Multiligament

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Orthopaedic Summit: Evolving Techniques

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