Acute Knee Injury in Sports - Webinar - UPMC

Acute Knee Injury in Sports – Webinar

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EVENT CHAIRMAN

Mr. Patrick Carton MD, FRCS (Orth), FFSEM – Director of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, UPMC in Ireland

PRESENTERS AND TOPICS

Treatment Options for Meniscal Injuries in Athletes
Mr. Fiachra Rowan MD, FRCS (Orth), FFSEM
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, UPMC Whitfield Hospital

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture: Injury Mechanism, Diagnosis and Treatment

Mr. Tadhg O’Sullivan F.R.C.S.I., M.c.h., (Orth) F.R.C.S., (Orth) FFSEM
Director of Orthopaedics, UPMC Whitfield Hospital

Rehabilitation following ACL Reconstruction
Shane Walsh BSc
Senior Physiotherapist, UPMC Whitfield Hospital

Discussion and Close

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ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

 

Mr. Patrick Carton, MD, FRCS (Orth), FFSEM, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Director of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, UPMC in Ireland

Mr. Patrick Carton is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, specialising in sports-related hip, groin, and knee injuries and reconstructive surgery of the hip joint. He is an internationally renowned specialist in preservation hip surgery and to date, has performed more than 3,000 ‘keyhole’ hip arthroscopy procedures for the treatment of labral tears and  femoroacetabular impingement. He is an active member of the  International Society of Hip Arthroscopy, a fellow of the Faculty of  Sports and Exercise Medicine, Royal College of Surgeon Ireland and an honorary fellow of the World Society of Sports and Exercise  Medicine. He also serves as an honorary research associate at the  Department of Health, Sports, and Exercise at Waterford Institute  of Technology (WIT).

Mr. Fiachra Rowan, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, UPMC Whitfield Hospital

Mr. Fiachra Rowan is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon and specialist in hip  and knee surgery. He currently holds clinics at University Hospital Waterford  and UPMC Whitfield Hospital and has a special interest in hip and knee  pathologies from adolescence through old age. He is skilled in assessing and  treating a wide range of orthopaedic conditions and sports medicine injuries. Mr. Rowan graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) with  honours. He trained at various hospitals in Ireland and in London, and worked  at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, where he received the  clinical excellence award.  He holds a doctorate of medicine from University College Dublin, is a Fellow  of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports and  Exercise Medicine at the RCSI. He is an editorial review board member for the  Bone and Joint Journal and has presented worldwide.

Mr. Tadhg O’Sullivan Director of Orthopaedics, UPMC Whitfield Hospital

Mr. O’Sullivan qualified (MB, BAO, Bch) from University College Cork in 1978 and M.ch (Orth) from Liverpool University in 1990.He was awarded FRCS (Orth)  from Edinburgh in 1991, and received FFSEM Honorary Fellowship RCSI in 2006.  Mr O’Sullivan was also a Faculty Member: Technique in Arthroscopic Knee  Surgery, RCSI, 1996-2010. Mr. O’ Sullivan was a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with the HSE from  1993 to 2007. He has been clinical director and consultant orthopaedic  surgeon with UPMC Whitfield Hospital since 2007. His special interests within sports surgery are arthroscopic ACL reconstruction,  arthroscopic meniscal surgery, arthroscopic realignment, and stabilisation of paetellofemoral joint.

Shane Walsh, Senior Physiotherapist, UPMC Whitfield Hospital

Shane has worked at UPMC Whitfield for 8 years. A Chartered Physiotherapist  with a special interest in Orthopaedic conditions, biomechanics and sports  injuries, Shane has a special interest in rehabilitation post-surgery and has  worked with a number of high performing athletes in their return to sport  rehabilitation.

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