Don’t Miss the
COS Annual Meeting
Friday, May 11, 2018
8 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Farmington Marriott
Farm Springs Road, Farmington, CT

Join your colleagues at this CME program with clinical presentations; UConn and Yale orthopaedic residents’ research presentations; 2018 Orthopaedist of the Year and over 40 exhibitors sharing the latest in products and services for you and your practice, you won’t want to miss your Society’s annual event.

Program Agenda

(subject to change)

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast/Exhibitor Visits
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. COS Business Meeting
Mariam Hakim Zargar, MD – President
8:15 – 8:20 a.m. Welcome
Michael Kaplan, MD – COS Board Member & Meeting Director
8:20 – 8:55 a.m. Multimodal Pain Management TJA: We Can Minimize Opioids Utility of Trabecular Metal in Revision TKA - Michael Kelly, MD - Director of Insall Scott Kelly® Institute, Chairman -Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey
8:55 – 9:30 a.m. THA Cup Position: The Effect of the Spine Early Problems Following TKA - Douglas Dennis, MD– Colorado Joint Replacement, Centura Health, Colorado

9:30 – 9:55 a.m.

Break/Exhibitor Visits

10:00 – 10:35 a.m. The Irreparable Rotator Cuff Challenges in DecisionMaking: Reverse vs SCR vs Balloon Placement Alternative shoulder: SLAP vs Biceps Treatment: How do we decide? - Brian Cole, MD – Associate Chairman and Professor, Department of Orthopedics Chairman, Department of Surgery, Section Head, Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush University Medical Center, Illinois
10:35 – 11:10 a.m. My Experience with MACI Joint Preservation: Options for the Young Arthritic Patient - Andreas Gomoll, MD – Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts
11:10 – 11:30 a.m. Break/Exhibitor Visits
11:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. How My TKR Practice Has Changed Over the Last 10 Years Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty - Amar Ranawat, MD - Hospital for Special Surgery, New York; Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.
12:05 – 12:35 p.m. Recurrent Shoulder Instability, Current Treatment Options including Bone Loss Current Strategies for Fixing and Replacing Proximal Humerus Fractures - Bradford Parsons, MD– Associate Professor and Residency Program Director, Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.
12:35 – 12:45 p.m. Orthopaedic Resident Papers UConn, Yale
12:45 – 1:00 p.m. Awards Presentations - Orthopaedist of the Year Award Michael Baumgaertner, MD (in absentia), Humanitarian Service Award
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch/Exhibitor Visits


All 2018 dues paid members attend free of charge. To RSVP, simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name. If you need to renew your dues for 2018, pay conveniently only using link above.


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