Controversies in Wrist Surgery 2019

Rochester, MN US
May 16, 2019 to May 19, 2019

Course Directors: Richard A. Berger, M.D., Ph.D., Jan-Ragnar Haugstvedt, M.D., Ph.D., Steven L. Moran, M.D.Marco Rizzo, M.D.

Controversies in Wrist Surgery is designed for orthopedic and plastic surgeons with a significant wrist practice.


Conference topics will cover the spectrum of disorders of the wrist and distal radioulnar joint, with a specific focus on injuries to the radial aspect of the wrist and radiocarpal joint. Videotaped surgery clips and cadaveric surgical dissection will be used to demonstrate complicated surgical procedures.

Case Exchange: Registrants are encouraged to bring their own cases to discuss with course faculty. Special times for these exchanges will be arranged.


Course Highlights

  • Case-oriented topics in bony and soft tissue trauma, degenerative disease, and inflammatory arthritis, to name a few, followed by open discussion
  • Experts will cover the latest advances in arthroscopy & arthroplasty
  • Pre-course cadaver lab offers hands-on learning for surgical techniques
  • Professional interaction time with colleagues

Registration Fees

M.D., DO, Scientist$1,295
Resident, Fellow, NO, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$995
Pre-Conference Advanced Arthroscopy Lab - Optional Add-on May 16, 2019$750

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Target Audience

This course is designed for orthopedic and plastic surgeons.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate the latest advancements both surgical and non-surgical for the treatment of thumb arthritis.
  • Construct a diagnostic and treatment algorithm for the treatment of scapholunate and perilunate injuries.
  • Construct a diagnostic and treatment algorithm for ulnar sided wrist pain and DRUJ instability.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 31.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
05/16/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/19/2019 - 12:00pm
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Mayo Clinic
200 1st Street SW
Siebens Building, Leighton Auditorium
Rochester, MN 55902
United States


Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with a special course rates.  In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or April 26 2019, whichever comes first.

Rochester Marriott Hotel - $149.00

The Kahler Grand Hotel - $139.00

Reservations are taken following this date based on space and rate availability. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic  Wrist Course when making your reservation.

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

Mayo Clinic Faculty

Julie E. Adams, M.D.

Peter C. Amadio, M.D.

Robert D. Beckenbaugh, M.D.

Richard A. Berger, M.D., Ph.D.

Allen T. Bishop, M.D.

William P. Cooney III, M.D.

David G. Dennison, M.D.

Bassem Elhassen, M.D.

Steven L. Moran, M.D.

Peter M. Murray, M.D.

Shelley S. Noland, M.D.

Peter C. Rhee, D.O.

Nicholas G. Rhodes, M.D.

Marco Rizzo, M.D.

Scott P. Steinmann, M.D.



Guest Faculty


Gregory I. Bain, FRACS, Ph.D.

Modbury Medical Centre

North Adelaide, South Australia


Tyson Cobb, M.D.

Orthopaedic Specialists 

Davenport, IA


J. Henk Coert, M.D., Ph.D.

University Medical Center

Rotterdam, Amsterdam


Francisco del Pinal, M.D., P.h.D Fra.

Instituto de Cirugía Plástica y de la Mano

Santander, Cantabria, Spain


Max Haerle, M.D.

University of Brescia

Stuttgart, Germany


Jan-Ragnar Haugstvedt, M.D., Ph.D.


Oslo, Norway


Michael Hayton, FRCS(TrOrth), FFSEM

Wrightington Hospital

Lancashire, United Kingdom


Guillaume Herzberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Edouard Herriot Hospital

Lyon, France



Prince of Wales Hospital

Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong


Christopher Mathoulin, M.D.

Institut de la Main Clinique BIZET

Paris, France


Toshiyasu Nakamura, M.D., Ph.D.

Keio University 

Tokyo, Japan


Mark Ross, MBBS, FRACS

Brisbane Private Hospital

Brisbane, QLD Australia


Ian A. Trail, M.D., FRCS

Wrightington Hospital

Lancashire, United Kingdom

Greenwich CT


Jeffrey Yao, M.D. 

Stanford Health Care 

Redwood City, CA 

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals 
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 31.75 Attendance
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