Orthopaedic Video Theater

Unlimited access to nearly 700 orthopaedic surgical videos.
OVT provides unlimited access to nearly 700 orthopaedic surgical technique videos-all from renowned experts and innovators around the globe. Peer-reviewed, high-quality, balanced video presentations feature topics from across the orthopaedic landscape-from anatomy and arthroscopy, to cutting-edge techniques.

Peer-Reviewed Quality Across Orthopaedic Specialties
Each video is reviewed by topic experts, to ensure it provides practical instruction, as well as pearls and pitfalls to improve patient outcomes. And now, more than 200 videos include CME! At .75 credits per program, OVT CME is the continuing education extension of this popular collection.

Two ways to view-one great learning experience

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Explore Orthopaedic Video Theater on the new AAOS online learning platform at learn.aaos.org

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 View OVT on AAOS Access-a feature-rich viewing app, available on Android and iOS devices

  • Search and navigate quickly by keyword or topic area   
  • On iOS devices, download videos to watch offline   
  • Rate and bookmark favorite content

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The AAOS is known for its quality in educational resources – and brings to you the same quality and reliability in the Orthopaedic Video Theater. Many of the orthopaedic surgeons who participate in the peer review process are pioneers in their field. Videos are reviewed by topic experts, providing you with valuable information, as well as pearls and pitfalls you need to improve patient outcomes. 

Each video includes indications, pre- and post-operative images, references, and many include outcomes information. The videos provide you with perspective from the surgeon’s point-of-view, and from the surgeon’s side of the table.

For subscription information, contact AAOS Customer Service at 1-800-626-6726


Your subscription to Orthopaedic Video Theater gives you specialty coverage – so you can be certain that there are topics pertaining to your area of expertise, as well as hundreds outside your own specialty area.  Log in in at learn.aaos.org or view on the free AAOS Access App.    


Share your surgical techniques and approaches.
Orthopaedic Video Theater accepts submissions year-round.

Submit a video, and be part of a well-respected network of orthopaedic educators. The year-round, ongoing peer-review process offers you a great opportunity for faster publishing, and assures that procedures in the Orthopaedic Video Theater are current and relevant.

From all the submissions received, award-winning programs are chosen and recognized at the AAOS Annual Meeting each year. This highly esteemed recognition is given to a few that are identified by their peers as having a program that is exceptional in quality and content.

Click here to submit a video and help advance orthopaedic education.  Contact our Program Manager, Online Learning, Madelaine Reese or 847.384.4113.