2017 AAOS-Sociedad Chileana De Ortopedia Y Traumatologia (SCHOT) Program

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Date: 15-18 November 2017 
Location:                             Viña del Mar, Chile
Topic:Sports Medicine
AAOS Faculty:Guido Marra, MD - Course Director
Christopher C. Kaeding, MD
Kurt Spindler, MD
SCHOT Faculty:Francisco Javier Vergara, MD - Congress President
Camilo Azar, MD 
Carlos Infante, MD 

AAOS Faculty

Dr. Guido MarraGuido Marra, MD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Dr. Guido Marra is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Director of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He has been recognized as an international leader in the operative treatment of the shoulder and elbow disorders, specializing in shoulder and elbow arthroscopy, shoulder and elbow replacement surgery.  

Dr. Marra has been awarded Best Doctor in America in 2011-14 and Best Doctor in 2009, the Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare also in 2011-14, American’s Top Orthopedists in 2009-14.  In addition, he was recognized with a Patient’s Choice Award in 2008-14.

Dr. Marra is actively involved in orthopaedic education both nationally and internationally. He serves as the chairman for the International Education Program Committee for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery which focus on educating practicing orthopaedic surgeons. Dr. Marra currently serves on the Executive Committee for The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.  Dr. Marra regularly lectures both nationally and internationally on the surgical management of shoulder and elbow disorders. 

Dr. Christopher KaedingChristopher C. Kaeding, MD
Ohio State University

Dr. Kaeding completed his undergraduate, medical school and orthopaedic training at Northwestern University in Chicago, followed by a fellowship in sports medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr Kaeding joined the faculty of The Ohio State University in 1991 and currently serves as the Judson Wilson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Executive Director of the Sports Medicine Center, Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship and Medical Director for the Department of Athletics. 

As Executive Director of the OSU Sports Medicine Center, he oversees and coordinates a multi-disciplinary faculty made up of orthopaedic surgeons, primary care sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, sports psychologists, sports nutritionist, PhD researchers, biomechanists, and epidemiologists. In addition to OSU varsity athletes, the OSU Sports Medicine Center provides medical coverage for division III colleges, Professional Rugby, Professional Lacrosse, The Cleveland Indians Triple A Baseball team, and many local high schools. In addition to his athletic team duties at OSU, Dr Kaeding has served as the team physician for the USA basketball at the World University Games in China, worked at the US Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, and worked with the USA National Rugby team.  

Beyond his academic duties at OSU, Dr. Kaeding is involved in many professional societies with leadership positions in the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the ACL Study Group and the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Kaeding has authored/co-authored over 100 peer reviewed publications, 24 book chapters, and made over 200 national / international presentations. As a member of the MOON and MARS research consortiums, he has won the Kappa Delta and O’Donoghue research awards. Through his fellowship, Dr. Kaeding has trained over 40 fellows in orthopaedic sports medicine. He has a special interest in predictors of clinical outcomes after ACL reconstructions, stress fractures and epidemiology of sports injuries.

Dr. Kurt SpindlerKurt Spindler, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Kurt P. Spindler, MD, completed medical school and an orthopaedic residency, including one year of translational research training, at the University of Pennsylvania. He then completed a one-year orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Following his fellowship, Dr. Spindler spent over 22 years at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, where for over a decade he was Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. He led the development of Vanderbilt Sports Medicine as the Director of the program from 1993 through 2013. From 1992-2013, he was also the Head Team Physician for Vanderbilt University’s SEC Division I athletic program. In January of 2014, Dr. Spindler joined the Cleveland Clinic as Vice Chair of Research to further develop a clinical outcome tracking system in clinical practice, promote expansion of the NIH-funded MOON research program as well as other multi-center clinical research, and to lead sports medicine education initiatives. 

Dr. Spindler is an active member of numerous regional, national, and international orthopaedic and sports medicine professional organizations. He has published more than 125 peer-reviewed publications and presented over 400 talks, principally on clinical outcomes, evidence-based medicine, and knee ligament healing. He is an NIH-funded researcher since 2006 and is an active reviewer on study panels for NIH grants. Dr. Spindler’s clinical expertise includes the evaluation and treatment of all sports medicine injuries, with specific surgical focus on arthroscopic knee surgery, especially ACL reconstruction.

Dr. Spindler currently serves as the chair of the AAOS Research Development Committee.

Additional information regarding this program may be found on the SCHOT website.  

If you have any questions, you may reach us at international@aaos.org