We will be performing site maintenance on AAOS.org on August 16th from 8 - 10 PM CST which may cause sitewide downtime. We apologize for the inconvenience.

AAOS Surgical Insights

Review techniques for demanding cases from leading orthopaedic experts

Review techniques from top experts
Test your understanding
Earn CME
Learn from actual patient cases
Explore interactive features
Apply learnings to your practice

Stay up to date with current concepts and surgical techniques for some of the most challenging orthopaedic injuries and conditions.

Surgical Insights courses are your go-to resource for authoritative, evidence-based treatment strategies in your daily practice. Leading experts in the field provide all the expert guidance you need on everything from diagnostic studies and the latest surgical techniques to postoperative rehabilitation, pearls and pitfalls, and outcomes. Updated and fully searchable, these courses offer tried-and-true techniques for general orthopaedic surgeons and for those seeking more in-depth knowledge on these concepts.

Explore Surgical Insights courses across orthopaedic topics:

Card1.jpg

New! Sports Medicine of the Shoulder and Elbow

Course Director
Fotios Tjoumakaris, MD, FAAOS

Topics include: shoulder and elbow instability, SLAP lesions and proximal biceps pathology, shoulder arthritis in the young patient, and distal triceps and biceps ruptures.

50 CME Hours
5 Modules, 19 Lessons

Learn More button.png

Card2.jpg

New! Taking Orthopaedic Trauma Call

Course Director
Michael S. Kain, MD, FAAOS

Topics include: acute long bone fractures, open fractures, gunshot wounds, mangled extremity, compartment syndrome, polytrauma and damage control, and hip fractures.

50 CME Credits
5 Modules, 22 Lessons

Learn More button.png

Card3.jpg

Rotator Cuff Pathology

Course Directors
John E. (Jed) Kuhn, MD, MS
Scott Steinmann, MD

Topics include: basic rotator cuff anatomy and biomechanics, small to medium size rotator cuff tears, irreparable rotator cuff tears, complications, and revision surgery.

50 CME Credits
5 Modules, 24 Lessons

Learn More button.png

Card4.jpg

Pediatric Orthopaedic Emergencies

Course Director
Ernest Sink, MD

Topics include: hip infections; supracondylar humerus, forearm, femur, and femoral neck fractures; and slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

50 CME Credits
5 Modules, 18 Lessons

Learn More button.png

Card5.jpg

Sports Medicine Knee Surgery

Course Director
Miho J. Tanaka, MD, FAAOS

Topics include: management of meniscal pathology, anterior cruciate ligament and other ligament injuries, patellofemoral disorders, and cartilage defects.

50 CME Credits
5 Modules, 20 Lessons

Learn More button.png

Card6.jpg

Ligament Injuries of the Foot Ankle

Course Director
Steven L. Haddad, MD

Topics include: syndesmotic and lateral collateral ligament injuries to the ankle, deltoid and spring ligament injury, and ligament injuries in the forefoot.

50 CME Credits
4 Modules, 20 Lessons

Learn More button.png

Card7.jpg

Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Course Directors
Bradford O. Parsons, MD
Samer S. Hasan, MD, PhD

Topics include: biomechanics and history of RSA, expanded indications for RSA, postoperative rehabilitation and complications, failed RSA, and indications for revision surgery.

50 CME Credits
5 Modules, 20 Lessons

Learn More button.png

Card8.jpg

Total Hip Arthroplasty

Course Director
Ran Schwarzkopf, MD, MSc

Topics include: implant design features including tribology, conversion total hip arthroplasty, acetabular bone loss, femoral reconstruction and periprosthetic fractures.

50 CME Credits
6 Modules, 25 Lessons

Learn More button.png

Card9.jpg

Total Knee Arthroplasty

Course Director
Stephen Incavo, MD

Topics include: biomechanics of TKA, implant design and fixation options, primary and partial knee arthroplasty, postoperative rehabilitation, complications, and revision surgery.

50 CME Credits
6 Modules, 25 Lessons

Learn More button.png

50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per course

Price Per Course:
List Price: $423.00
AAOS Member: $317.00
Resident/U.S. Military: $233.00