Mark S. Rekant, MD

Mark S. Rekant, MD
Hand, Wrist & Elbow Co-Chair
Hand, Wrist & Elbow Program Committee
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center
Dr. Rekant completed his undergraduate education Magna Cum Laude at Duke University and Medical School at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School on a full academic scholarship.

He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at New York University Medical Center - NYU Medical School after a general surgery internship. Dr. Rekant fulfilled his specialty training with a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgical Fellowship with The Philadelphia Hand Center and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He continues to be active on several committees with the AAHS and ASSH while serving as program chair for Hand and Wrist for the AAOS meeting.

All Sessions by Mark S. Rekant, MD

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Saturday, December 11, 2021
Hand, Wrist & Elbow
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Hand, Wrist & Elbow
1:35 PM - 1:35 PM
(0 min)
ARTHRITIS OF THE THUMB, WRIST & HAND: WHY SO MANY DIFFERENT OPINIONS - I NEED ANSWERS Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Section Moderator:Mark S. Rekant, MD
2:39 PM - 2:39 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 20-Year-Old D1 Quarterback Now Out Of Season Clowning Around In The Frat House Admits He Has A 1-Year-Old Proximal Pole Scaphoid Nonunion With No DISI, No SLAC But An MRI That Shows AVN Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Panel Moderator:Mark S. Rekant, MD
2:39 PM - 2:45 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Vascularized Bone Grafting Is Essential To Restore The Wrist & Have Him Win The Next College Bowl Game Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:45 PM - 2:51 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Vascularized Bone Grafting Is Absolutely Not Essential: Watch Me Fix This Fracture Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:51 PM - 2:57 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Salvage The Wrist & Move On! Stop This Ridiculous Conversation Hand, Wrist & Elbow
3:05 PM - 3:35 PM
(30 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: The Distal Radius, The Arthritic Wrist & Scaphoid Nonunions Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:13 PM - 5:13 PM
(0 min)
CARPAL TUNNEL SURGERY: WHAT I STILL DO & COMPLICATIONS THAT I NEVER EXPECTED - HOW I TREAT THEM Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Section Moderator:Mark S. Rekant, MD
5:58 PM - 6:00 PM
(2 min)
Wrap Up & Summary: What I Have Learned Day 1 Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Hand, Wrist & Elbow
6:55 AM - 7:00 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Hand, Wrist & Elbow
7:36 AM - 7:36 AM
(0 min)
Panel: 31-Year-Old CrossFit Athlete Lifting Weights & Notices A Proximal Popeye Muscle In His Dominant Arm But Ignored The Injury For 6 Weeks & Decided To Seek Medical Help Hand, Wrist & Elbow
7:36 AM - 7:42 AM
(6 min)
Pro: No Problem! Single Incision Time, Let Me Show You How Hand, Wrist & Elbow
7:42 AM - 7:48 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Mayo Way, All The Way: It Is Two Incision Time & No Heterotopic Ossification Hand, Wrist & Elbow
7:48 AM - 7:54 AM
(6 min)
Pro: You Need A Graft To Get Him Back In Competition: Let Me Show You The Way Hand, Wrist & Elbow
10:10 AM - 10:10 AM
(0 min)
ELBOW FRACTURES: THE TERRIBLE TRIAD Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Section Moderator:Mark S. Rekant, MD
10:42 AM - 10:42 AM
(0 min)
Debate: 47-Year-Old Country Club Tennis Player With A 3-Part Displaced Radial Head Fracture Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Debate Moderator:Mark S. Rekant, MD
10:42 AM - 10:48 AM
(6 min)
Pro: ORIF Is Feasible & Has The Longest Longevity: What I Really Do, Not Just On The Stage Hand, Wrist & Elbow
10:48 AM - 10:54 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Don't Be Silly: A Radial Head Arthroplasty Provides The Best Stability & Back To Sport Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:32 PM - 2:32 PM
(0 min)
Mini-Panel: A 50-Year-Old Electrician/Amateur Weekend Baseball Pitcher With Mild To Moderate Atrophy & A Positive EMG Compression At The Cubital Tunnel Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Panel Moderator:Mark S. Rekant, MD
2:32 PM - 2:38 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Keep It Simple, The Literature Says Decompression & My Experience Gets The Result! Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:38 PM - 2:44 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Don't Be Silly, Endoscopic Is Quick & Easy & Works Best! Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:44 PM - 2:50 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Ulnar Nerve Transposition With Dehydrated Amniotic Membrane Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:50 PM - 2:56 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Subcutaneous Transposition Is The Answer In This Athlete! Hand, Wrist & Elbow
2:56 PM - 3:02 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Slow Down Young Men, Go Big Or Go Home, Submuscular Transposition Is Necessary! One & Done! Hand, Wrist & Elbow
4:36 PM - 4:36 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 60-Year-Old Guitarist With 6-Week-Old PIP Volar Lip Fracture Subluxation: Battle Of The Marc, Mark, Tom & Marco Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Panel Moderator: Julie E. Adams, MD
4:36 PM - 4:42 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Not Too Late, Open Reduction With Internal Fixation Hand, Wrist & Elbow
4:42 PM - 4:48 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Too Late Marc! You Need To Use A Hemi-Hamate Hand, Wrist & Elbow
4:48 PM - 4:54 PM
(6 min)
Pro: All Wrong! Just In Time For A Joint Arthroplasty Hand, Wrist & Elbow
4:54 PM - 5:00 PM
(6 min)
Pro: My Colleagues Have Not Been Reading The Books: Fuse The Joint & She Will Do Just Fine Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:16 PM - 5:16 PM
(0 min)
TRAUMA OF THE THUMB Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Section Moderator:Mark S. Rekant, MD
5:30 PM - 5:30 PM
(0 min)
Panel: Dupuytren's Disease In 2021 Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Panel Moderator: David S. Ruch, MD
5:30 PM - 5:36 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Percutaneous Fasciectomy Is Not Dangerous & Works: When & How To Do It Safely Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:36 PM - 5:42 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Don't Be Nuts: Open Fasciectomy Has Been & Is The Gold Standard Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:42 PM - 5:48 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Stop Sleeping: Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Is Another Way To Treat Patients In My Office In 2021: Patient Selection Is Key Hand, Wrist & Elbow
5:48 PM - 5:54 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Recurrent Dupuytren's After In Office Injections: What I Do Next Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Trauma
9:05 AM - 9:30 AM
(25 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Difficult Elbow Trauma With Complications (Nonunions Of The Distal Humerus, The Terrible Triad, Anatomic Approaches, Revision Distal Humerus Fractures) Trauma
10:17 AM - 10:17 AM
(0 min)
Panel: 32-Year-Old Female 37 Weeks Pregnant With A Dominant Arm Three-Part Radial Head Fracture Trauma
10:17 AM - 10:23 AM
(6 min)
Pro: The Ethical Dilemma: Discussing Waiting Or Operating: What Goes Into The Decision Making Trauma
10:23 AM - 10:29 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Assuming An Affirmative Decision To Operate: I Want An ORIF Trauma
10:29 AM - 10:35 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Assuming Its Operative Intervention, No ORIF Please: Let Me Show You The Technique Of Placing An Implant & Avoiding Complications Trauma
10:35 AM - 10:40 AM
(5 min)
Commentary: Assuming Operative Intervention, So Many Options Of Implants, Picking The Right One, Bipolar Or Not Just To Name A Few Choices Trauma
11:27 AM - 11:55 AM
(28 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Distal Humerus Fractures: ORIF Vs. Total Elbow, Use Of The KO Procedure, Subtle Coronoid Fractures, Radial Head Fractures & The Role Of Biologics Trauma

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