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Upper Extremity Surgical Skills Course – State of the Art Solutions to Difficult Problems Surgeons Face

December 6, 2019 - December 7, 2019


This two-day intensive course provides opportunities for hands-on cadaveric workshops, didactic lectures, and in-depth case discussions. Our expert faculty will deliver advanced instruction for common and uncommon upper extremity treatments. Each faculty member will provide a series of talks showcasing insight from their clinical experience, sharing tips, pearls, and current treatment trends.

Target Audience

This course is for practicing orthopaedic surgeons. Course content is relevant for upper extremity specialist, traumatologists and generalists looking to learn advanced treatment options for orthopaedic fractures and complex reconstruction.

Workshop Sessions

Participants will gain practical hands-on experience with a cadaver covering suggested treatment options for these challenging indications.

  • Hand Fracture System
  • Anatomic Radial Head
  • Elbow Plate System
  • Clavicle Plating System
  • Polarus 3

Course Chair

Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD

Dr. Rosenwasser serves as Robert E. Carroll Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Melvin Rosenwasser, MD, has expertise in orthopedic hand, elbow, and trauma surgery, which makes him uniquely qualified to treat all traumatic injuries to the upper and lower extremities as well as arthritic and congenital anomalies of the upper extremity

Confirmed Course Faculty

  • Pablo DeCarli, MD – University Institute of the Italian Hospital
  • William Geissler, MD – University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Peter Evans, MD – Cleveland Clinic
  • Asif M Ilyas, MD – Rothman Institute
  • Robin Kamal, MD – Stanford University Medical Center
  • Marc Richard, MD – Duke University Medical Center
  • Leslie Sisco-Wise, MD – Ochsner Medical Center


December 6, 2019
December 7, 2019
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Miami Anatomic Research Center (MARC)
8850 NW 20 Street
Doral, FL 33172 United States


Daniel Hutton