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Title: Annual Sports Medicine Symposium (for medical professionals)
Date: Friday, June 20, 2014    Add to Calendar
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Address: Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
2501 Parker's Lane
Alexandria, VA 22306
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Contact Phone: (855) 694-6682

Annual Sports Medicine Symposium

Presented by Inova Sports Medicine Program and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Symposium will focus on shoulder and elbow injuries, treatments and prevention. Live surgery feed from Inova Alexandria Hospital will be included during symposium.


or Call 1-855-My-Inova (1-855-694-6682)

Who should attend?

Licensed athletic trainers, physical therapists, physician assistants, or any healthcare providers working with joint replacement patients or with an interest in sports medicine care.

Faculty and agenda

Dr. Sameer Nagda - Program Coordinator
Conference Brochure PDF


7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:45 a.m. Welcome
Sameer Nagda, MD

8:00 a.m. What is the source of the upper extremity pain?
Robert H. Wagner, MD
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the possible causes of upper extremity pain
  • Understand the algorithm in diagnosing upper extremity pain
  • Understand the potential pitfalls in management
8:30 a.m. Live Reverse Shoulder Replacement Surgery (Feed from Inova Alexandria Hospital)
Jeffrey Lovallo, MD

9:30 a.m. Questions

10: 00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Basics of Anatomic Shoulder Replacement

Sameer Nagda, MD
Learning objectives:
  • Understand the indications for shoulder replacement
  • Understand the principle aspects of shoulder replacement
  • Understand the critical aspects of rehab after shoulder replacement

11:30 a.m. Questions

11:45 a.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Management of Shoulder Instability
Ryan G. Miyamoto, MD
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the mechanism of shoulder instability
  • Understand the surgical and non-surgical options for shoulder instability
  • Understand the principles of rehab after instability surgery
1:15 p.m. SLAP Tears and Biceps Tendon Injuries
George C. Branche, III, MD
Learning Objectives
  • Clinical presentation and differntial diagnosis
  • Surgical vs. non-surgical options
  • Rehab focus points

2:00 p.m. Prevention of Shoulder and Elbow Injuries in Adolescent Athletes
Daren P. Moat, PT, MBA
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the phases of the throwing motion and potential opportunities for injury
  • Learn the guidelines for injury prevention in the throwing athlete
  • Understand non-operative rehab program for the throwing athlete

2:45 p.m. Questions/Break

3:00 p.m. Elbow Arthritis: Arthroscopic and Replacement Options

David Lutton, MD
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the arthroscopic and open options for elbow arthritis
  • Understand the basic principles of elbow arthritis
  • Understand the rehabilitation after elbow surgery for arthritis

4:20 p.m. Diagnosis and Management of Neuropathies about the Elbow
Kirit A. Bhatt, MD
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the clinical presentation of nerve issues around the elbow
  • Understand the treatment options for neuropathies
  • Understand the long-term problems associated with neuropathies

4:55 p.m. Evaluation, Closing Remarks and Adjournment



* National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) accreditation
* Participants are eligible to receive six (7) NATA Board of Certification CEUs
* Inova Health System provider #P3357

Certification of Attendance for 7 hours is given upon completion of the full day program enabling participants to register their credit with the appropriate licensing boards or organizations. Participants will have to contact their own organizations to see if attendance qualifies for their state.


or Call 1-855-My-Inova (1-855-694-6682)


All participants - $60
Cost includes: parking, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshment break and handouts.


Date & Time

Friday, June 20, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Registration and breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. Program begins at 7:45 a.m.



Engh Conference Center at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (click for campus map and directions). Parking: Please park in the Blue or Main Entrance parking area. Signs within the hospital will direct you to the Yellow Lobby. The Engh Conference Center is located on the 2nd floor.