15th Annual Eagles Sports Medicine Symposium

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This course includes 9 lessons and offers 3.75 Category A CEUs for Athletic Trainers.

15th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium 

Welcome Message: Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA, President, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute

 

Lessons within this Course:

Dr. Salvo is double board certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He specializes in sports injuries, knee ligament (ACL & PCL) reconstructions, meniscus tears, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repairs, and hip arthroscopy. As Director of the Hip Arthroscopy program at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Salvo is one of the region’s leaders in hip arthroscopy & hip preservation, particularly in athletes. He is a team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles as well as the Philadelphia Flyers, and a consultant for the Philadelphia Phillies. He is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Sydney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.Lesson 1: Management of Hip Injuries in the NFL

Faculty Member: John Salvo, MD

Dr. Salvo is double board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  He specializes in sports injuries, knee ligament (ACL & PCL) reconstructions, meniscus tears, shoulder instability, rotator cuff repairs, and hip arthroscopy.  As Director of the Hip Arthroscopy program at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Salvo is one of the region’s leaders in hip arthroscopy & hip preservation, particularly in athletes.  He is a team physician for the Philadelphia Eagles as well as the Philadelphia Flyers, and a consultant for the Philadelphia Phillies.  He is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Sydney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.  He is an active member of several subspecialty societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy.

Dr. Hrubes is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Sports Medicine and is the Director of our Primary Care Sports Division for the New York region. She currently serves as the Medical Director for the Radio City Rockettes, as a team physician for the United States Soccer Federation and has previously worked with United States Gymnastics. She has experience with broad-based musculoskeletal injuries with particular interest in injury prevention and biomechanical rehabilitation in athletes, performing artists, endurance sports, and female athletes. She specializes in ultrasound-guided procedures, regenerative medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine.Lesson 2: Biologics: Non-Traumatic Hip Pain in the Athlete

Faculty Member: Melody Hrubes, MD

Dr. Hrubes is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Sports Medicine and is the Director of our Primary Care Sports Division for the New York region.  She currently serves as the Medical Director for the Radio City Rockettes, as a team physician for the United States Soccer Federation and has previously worked with United States Gymnastics.  She has experience with broad-based musculoskeletal injuries with a particular interest in injury prevention and biomechanical rehabilitation in athletes, performing artists, endurance sports, and female athletes.

Monte has joined Good Shepherd Penn Partners after spending the last five seasons as the team’s Physical Therapist/Assistant Athletic Trainer with the NFL Philadelphia Eagles. Prior to his time with the Eagles, he has helped the NFL Minnesota Vikings, and with the NHL Minnesota Wild. Monte has a strong sports background over his career, treating athletes at all levels, and is excited to work within the passionate sports community in and around the City of PhiladelphiaLesson 3: Non-Surgical Hip Rehabilitation  

Faculty Member: Monte Wong, DPT, ATC

Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Attended University of Manitoba with Bachelor of Science (1998). Bachelor of Exercise Sport Science, Majoring in Athletic Therapy (2002). University of Pittsburgh with Doctor of Physical Therapy (2005). Centers for Rehab Services, UPMC (2005-2009). TRIA Orthopaedic Center (2009-2013). Philadelphia Eagles (2013-2018, 2019-Present)

Lesson 4: Ankle Instability in Athletes

Faculty Member: Brian Winters, MD

Dr. Winters is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon that specializes in all areas of foot & ankle surgery, with an emphasis on total ankle replacement, ligament and tendon repair/reconstruction, sports related injuries, minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques, deformity correction and reconstructive surgery related to cartilage injury, avascular necrosis, arthritis, neurologic conditions, trauma, and acute lower extremity fracture care. After receiving his bachelor’s degree at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, where he pitched for the Scarlet Knights nationally ranked varsity baseball team and graduated with Honors, he stayed in New Brunswick to complete two years of dedicated research at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  He later went on to complete his medical education there and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha-National Medical and Gold Humanism Honor Societies.  He subsequently completed his orthopaedic surgery residency and orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Ilyas is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a certificate of added qualification in Hand Surgery. He specializes in hand, wrist, elbow and orthopaedic trauma surgery. Dr. Ilyas has a particular interest in fracture surgery, nerve injury, opioids and pain management in orthopaedic surgery, and is considered an expert in "wide awake hand surgery." Dr. Ilyas also serves as the Consulting Hand Surgeon to both the Philadelphia 76’ers and the Philadelphia Eagles.Lesson 5: Understanding Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries

Faculty Member: Asif llyas, MD FACS

Dr. Ilyas is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a certificate of added qualification in Hand Surgery. He specializes in hand, wrist, elbow and orthopaedic trauma surgery. Dr. Ilyas has a particular interest in fracture surgery, nerve injury, opioids and pain management in orthopaedic surgery, and is considered an expert in “wide-awake hand surgery.” Dr. Ilyas also serves as the Consulting Hand Surgeon to both the Philadelphia 76’ers and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Lesson 6: Patellar Instability in Athletes 

Faculty Member: Megan Bishop, MD

Dr. Bishop is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. Her clinical interests include ACL reconstruction, multi-ligament knee injuries, knee meniscus tears, patellofemoral instability and pain, cartilage restoration procedures, shoulder instability, and labral tears, as well as rotator cuff repair.

Dr. Sommer Hammoud is an ABOS Board Certified assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and specializes in sports related injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. She completed her residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Dr. Hammoud's fellowship in sports medicine was completed in the Harvard program at Massachusetts General Hospital. During her fellowship, she served as an assistant team physician in the care of the Boston Red Sox, New England Revolution, and Boston Bruins and served as the head team physician for Curry College athletics.Lesson 7: Cartilage Injuries of the Knee in Athletes: Evidence-Based Treatment Options 

Faculty Member: Sommer Hammoud, MD

Dr. Sommer Hammoud is an ABOS Board Certified assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and specializes in sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. She completed her residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.  Dr. Hammoud’s fellowship in sports medicine was completed in the Harvard program at Massachusetts General Hospital.  During her fellowship, she served as an assistant team physician in the care of the Boston Red Sox, New England Revolution, and Boston Bruins and served as the head team physician for Curry College athletics.  Her clinical interests include anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions, multi-ligament knee injuries, knee meniscus tears, shoulder instability and labral tears, as well as rotator cuff.

Christopher Dodson, MDLesson 8: Rotator Cuff Tears in NFL Athletes

Faculty Member: Christopher Dodson, MD

Dr. Dodson is a board-certified Sports Medicine surgeon and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University. He serves as Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia 76ers and is Head Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Philadelphia Eagles. Dr. Dodson was previously an assistant team physician for the Philadelphia Flyers and is currently a consultant for the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the NHL. He also is the current head team physician for Eastern University and previously served as head team physician for Bryn Athyn College.

Dr. Matthew Pepe is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, particularly, shoulder, knee, and elbow reconstruction. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to complete his fellowship in both Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Pepe is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and is on staff at Virtua Voorhees and Atlanticare Regional Medical Center. Dr. Pepe is one of the Team Orthopaedic Surgeons for the Philadelphia Eagles, as well as Stockton College.Lesson 9: Common Orthopaedic Injuries from the NFL Combine 

Faculty Member: Matthew Pepe, MD

Dr. Matthew Pepe is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, particularly, shoulder, knee, and elbow reconstruction. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to complete his fellowship in both Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Pepe is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and is on staff at Virtua Voorhees and Atlanticare Regional Medical Center. Dr. Pepe is one of the Team Orthopaedic Surgeons for the Philadelphia Eagles, as well as Stockton College.  He is active in clinical research and has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

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3.75 Category A CEUs offered to Athletic Trainers

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