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Courtney Brown, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics
University of Colorado
Denver, CO

About Courtney Brown, MD

Dr. Courtney Brown is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Colorado. His active hospital affiliations include: Panorama Surgery Center, St. Anthony Hospitals, Lutheran Medical Center, Lakewood Surgical Center, Craig Hospital, Denver Health Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, The Children's Hospital, and North Suburban Medical Center.

Dr. Brown earned a Medical Degree from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His Internship in surgery was at St. Luke's Hospital in New York. For his residency program, Dr. Brown continued at St. Luke's Hospital as a Resident in General Surgery and then specifically in Orthopaedic Surgery. Following Dr. Brown's residencies, he served as a Captain in the US Air Force for two years, one of which he was stationed in Thailand during the Vietnam war.

As an active member of many professional societies, Dr. Brown has served as President of the Scoliosis Research Society. He is currently on the Board of Trustees for the Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation. Additionally, he has held leadership roles in the following societies: the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, NASS, Council of Spinal societies. He is also a member of the AOA, Western Orthopaedic Association, Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, and the Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association.

Furthering the medical knowledge of the orthopaedic specialty is an important part of Dr. Brown's career. His published materials include Editorship of a medical book, 24 articles published in peer-reviewed journals, 4 chapters published in medical texts, and development of various medical videos. Dr. Brown has also given presentations at professional medical conferences and meetings worldwide for nearly 30 years.

Dr. Brown has served for 25 years as the orthopaedic spine surgeon for the United States Ski team.

Publications

Contributions to Medical Literature:

1. "Surgical Repair of the Posteriorly Unstable Shoulder," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting, January, 1969. Now on permanent file in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons film library.

2. "Scoliosis in Paraplegia," Paraplegia, Vol. 11, No. 4, February, 1974, p. 290.

3. "A Balancing Femoral Traction Suspension System," Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, No. 103, September, 1974, p. 27.

4. "A Simplified Operative Approach for the Lateral Meniscus," Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 3, No. 6, November/December, 1975, p. 265.

5. "Anterior Approach to the Thoracolumbar Spine," Archives of Surgery, Vol. 3 April, 1976, p. 456.

6. "Surgical Treatment of Scoliosis of Myelodysplasia," Myelomeningocele, 1977, p. 581.

7. "Surface Electrical Stimulation for the Treatment of Scoliosis," Biomed Science Instrum, Vol. 18, 1982, pp. 83-85.

8. "Eggshell Decompression of Spine Fractures," Orthopaedic Transations,1987, pp 163-164

9. "Acute Spinal Fractures in Winter Sports," with Brugman, J. L., M.D., Surgical Rounds for Orthopaedics, March, 1989.

10. "Acute Spinal Fractures in Winter Sports," Orthopedics/Rheumatology Digest, 1989, Vol. 7, p. 20.

11. "Analysis of Factors Related to Truncal Decompensation Following Cotrel-Dubousset Instrumentation," Journal of Spinal Disorders, Vol. 4, No. 2, June, 1991, p. 188.

12. "Relation of Intraosseaous Pressure pH, p)2, and pCO2 to MRI signal inhomogeneity in patients with back pain. An in vivo study," Spine, Vol. 16, June 1991, p S 239-S242.

13. "Neurofibromatosis," chapter in The Textbook of Spinal Surgery, with Bridwell, K.H. and DeWald, R., 1991.

14. "The Natural History of Thoracic Disc Herniation," Spine, Vol. 17, No. 6, Supplement, June, 1992, p. 97.

15. "Neuropathic (Charcot) Arthropathy of the Spine Following Traumatic Spinal Paraplegia," Spine, Vol. 17, No. 6, Supplement, June, 1992, p. 103.

16. "Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of an Acetabular Fracture During Pregnancy," Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Vol. 6, No. 3, 1992, pp 379-381,

17. "Acquired Spinal Stenosis Secondary to an Expanding Thoracic Vertebral Hemangioma," Spine, Vol. 18, No. 2, February,1993, p 299.

18. "Soft Tissue Injuries of the Cervical Spine," with David H. Donaldson, M.D. & James S. Gebhard, M.D., Orthopaedic Review, May, 1994.

19. "Spinal Instrumentation Techniques," Editor, Scoliosis Research Society, March, 1994.

20. "Orthosis for Spinal Trauma and Postoperative Care," with Gregory H. Chow, MD., Editor, John E. Lonstein, MD., Atlas of Orthotics and Assistive Devices,Third Edition, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Mosby, Editor, Robert Hurley.

21. "Skiing," with Michael E. Janssen, MD & Linda C. Tiefel, RPT., The Spine in Sports, Section Six, Chapter Fifty-One, 1996, pp 542-548.

22. "The Biomechanics of Transpedicular Fixation," with John M. Gorup, MD., & David H. Donaldson, MD., Spinal Biomechanics II, Vol. 10, No. 3, Sept. 1996, pp. 489-495.

23. "Multifocal Metachronous Epidural Abscesses of the Spine, " with James S. Gebhard, MD., & Gregory H. Chow, MD., Spine, Vol. 21, No. 9, pp. 1094-1097.

24. "Hypomagnesemia in Postoperative Spine," with Howard M. Place, MD., LTC, MC, Raymond J. Enzenauer, MD., LTC., MC., Barbara J. Muff, RN., BSN., & Philip J. Ziporin, MD., Spine, Vol. 21, No. 19, 1996, pp. 2268-2272.

25. "Marfan's Spinal Pathology," with David H. Donaldson, MD., The Textbook of Spinal Surgery, Second Edition, Vol. 2, 1997, pp. 299-306.

26. "Orthoses for Spinal Trauma and Postoperative Care," with Gregory H. Chow, MD., Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices, Third Edition, Chapter 13, 1997, pp. 251-258.

27. "Return to Noncontact Sports After Spinal Injury," with John M. Gorup, MD., Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, 1997, 5:243-245

28. "Thoracoscopic Anterior Spinal Procedures in Children," with Steven Rothenberg, MD., Mark Erickson, MD., Robert Eilert, MD., Jack Fitzpatrick, MD., Frank Chang, MD., Gerald Glancy, MD., & Gaia Georgopoulus, MD., Pediatric Surgery, Jul.33/7, 1998.

29. "Anterior Thorascopic and Posterior Hemivertebral Resection for Congenital Scoliosis: Description of the Technique." with J.M. Gorup, MD., D.C. Wong, MD., & S. Rothenberg, MD., Spine: State of the Art Reviews, Vol. 12, No. 3, Sept. 1998.

30. "Thoracic Burst Fracture," with John M. Gorup, MD. & Gregory H. Chow, MD., "Surgical Treatment," Todd Albert, MD, Controversies in Spine Surgery, No. 4, 1999.

Presentations:

1. "A Balanced Femoral Traction Suspension; Craig Scott Brace for Paraplegia," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 1973.

2. "Orthopaedic Emergencies in Ski Slope; Basic Traction," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Orthopaedic Nursing Courses, Denver, CO, November, 1974.

3. "A Simplified Operative Approach for the Lateral Meniscus," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 42nd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March, 1975.

4. "Panel Discussion on Spina Bifida," Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Association, Denver, CO, April, 1975.

5. "Emergency Surgery of the Spine," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Nursing Course, Denver, CO, December, 1975.

6. "Lower Extremity Traction/Emergency Surgery of the Spine," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Nursing Course, Denver, CO, December, 1975.

7. "Hip Dysplasia in Myelodysplasia," Children's Hospital Orthopedic Day, Denver, CO, April, 1976.

8. "Weiss Spring Instrumentation for Fracture Dislocation of the Spine with Associated Neurological Deficit," Scoliosis Research Society, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, September, 1976.

9. "Posterior Approach to Scoliosis," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopaedic Nursing, Denver, CO, October, 1976.

10. Clinical Orthopaedic Society, Speaker, Denver, CO, October, 1976.

11. Orthopaedic Nursing Course, Speaker, October, 1976.

12. "Injuries of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine," Symposium of Children's Orthopaedics, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO, December, 1976.

13. "Chronic Back Pain After Spinal Fractures," Back Pain Symposium, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO, April, 1977.

14. "Back Pain Symposium," Speaker, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO, April, 1977.

15. "Mechanisms of Injury in Athletics," Denver Postgraduate Institute in Emergency Medicine, Denver General Hospital, Denver, CO, May, 1977.

16. "Mechanisms of Skiing Injuries; Ankle Reconstruction," Orthopaedic Nursing Course, Keystone, CO, December, 1977.

17. Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, Speaker, Children's Orthopaedic Symposium, Denver, CO, January, 1978.

18. Children's Hospital Workshop, Pediatric Orthopaedic Day, Lecturer, Denver, CO, April, 1978.

19. "An Operative Approach to the Lateral Meniscus," Rocky Mountain Trauma Society, 20th Annual Meeting, Aspen, CO, 1978.

20. "Spinal Injuries in Winter Sports," Moderator: X-ray Forum Curbstone Consultation Session, American Fracture Association, Denver, CO, September, 1978.

21. "Treatment of Spine Fractures in Paraplegia," American Spinal Injury Association, Monterey, CA, 1978.

22. "The School Back Screening Program." Fitzsimons Symposium of Children's Orthopaedics, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO, January, 1979.

23. Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Speaker, Children's Orthopaedic Symposium, Denver, CO, January, 1979.

24. "Spinal Injuries in Winter Sports," Sierra Cascade Trauma Society, Snowmass, CO, January, 1979.

25. "American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Winter Sports," "Spine Injuries in Skiing," Winter Sports Injuries Course, Course Lecturer, Snowmass, CO, March 26-30, 1979.

26. Children's Hospital Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, April, 1979.

27. "Neurofibromatosis of the Spine," Children's Hospital Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, April, 1979.

28. "Compression vs. Distraction Treatment of the Spine Fracture," Mid-Central States Orthopaedic Society, Colorado Springs, CO, April, 1979.

29. "Fractures of the Distal Radius & Ulna," Spring Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, May, 1979.

30. "Spine Injuries in Winter Sports," American Fracture Association, Denver, CO, September, 1979.

31. "Fractures of the Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Spine" " Indications and Techniques for Traction and Casting," "Posture Assessment and Exercise Programs for Low Back Strain and Spinal Deformities," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Continuing Education for Orthopaedic Nurses and Allied Health Personnel, Denver, CO, October 11-13, 1979.

32. "A Logical Approach to Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Fractures with Spinal Cord Injury," Northridge Hospital Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, November, 1979.

33. "Electrical Stimulation for Scoliosis," Children's Hospital Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, April, 1980.

34. "Fractures of the Cervical Spine," Symposium on Spinal, Upper and Lower Extremity Orthotics, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO, May, 1980.

35. "Management and Treatment of Spine Injuries," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Courses on Injuries of the Spine and Upper Extremities in Sports, Kiawah Island, SC, May-June, 1980.

36. "Injuries of the Spine and Upper Extremities in Sports," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Course Speaker, Kiawah Island, SC, May-June, 1980.

37. "Early Management of Spinal Cord Injuries," Sierra Cascade Trauma Society Annual Meeting, Steamboat Springs, CO, January-February, 1981.

38. "Neurogenic Spine Problems," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Continuing Education Course, Keystone, CO, March, 1981. "Spinal Cord Monitoring," Eleventh Annual Denver General Hospital Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, March, 1981.

39. "Paralytic Scoliosis (Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy)," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Course on Advances in Children's Orthopaedics, Keystone, CO, March-April, 1981.

40. "Advances in Children's Orthopaedics," Children's Hospital Orthopaedic Day, Lecturer, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Course Lecturer, Keystone, CO, March-April, 1981.

41. "Neurogenic Spine Problems," Children's Hospital Annual Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, April, 1981.

42. "Early Management of Spinal Cord Injuries," Mercy Hospital Grand Rounds, Denver, CO, June, 1981.

43. "Orthotic Intervention and the Post Spinal Surgery Patient: How Effective Is It?" American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Regional Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, June, 1981.

44. "The Use of Spinal Evoked Potentials During Surgery," International Medical Society of Paraplegia, London, England, July, 1981.

45. "Limited Immobilization Following Spine Surgery for Fracture Dislocations with Paraplegia," Scoliosis Research Society, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September, 1981.

46. "Intraoperative Monitoring of Spinal Evoked Potentials in Scoliosis and Spinal Fractures," Clinical Applications of Evoked Potentials Symposium, sponsored by University of California, Berkeley, CA, November, 1981.

47. "Clinical Applications of Evoked Potentials," University of California, Lecturer, Berkeley, CA, November, 1981.

48. "Establishing Spinal Cord Monitoring System in a Community Hospital," Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1981.

49. "New Periosteal Elevator to Facilitate Spine Exposure," Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1981.

50. Symposium on Low Back Pain, Lecturer, Sponsored by Swedish Hospital, Denver, CO, April, 1982.

51. "The Crow Bar Procedure," Children's Hospital Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, April, 1982.

52. "Critical Care and Surgery Applications of Evoked Potentials," Lecturer, Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin and Nicolet Biomedical, Denver, CO, June, 1982.

53. "The Kieffer Procedure, or Notch Arthroplasty of the Knee," Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Western Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Steamboat Springs, CO, June, 1982.

54. "Acute Neurological Monitoring with Somatosensory Evoked Potentials," Critical Care & Surgery Application of Evoked Potentials Seminar, sponsored by the University of WI and Nicolet Biomedical, Denver, CO, June, 1982.

55. "Musculoskeletal Disorders," Symposium on Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, sponsored by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arlington, VA, June, 1982.

56. "Preliminary Results of the Treatment of Scoliosis with an Electrospinal Orthosis," Scoliosis Research Society Meeting, Denver, CO, September, 1982.

57. "E.O.S.: An Effective Alternative Method of Treatment for Scoliosis," Scoliosis Research Society meeting, Denver, CO, 1982.

58. "Limited Immobilization Following Spinal Surgery for Fracture Dislocations with Paraplegia," American Spinal Injury Association Meeting, New York, NY, 1982.

59. Eleventh Annual Symposium on Children's Orthopaedics, "The Crowbar Procedure," Eleventh Annual Symposium of Children's Orthopaedics, sponsored by Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO, February, 1983.

60. "Treatment of Scoliosis with Electrospinal Orthosis," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March, 1983.

61. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Lecturer, Sports for Handicapped Children Workshop, Winter Park, CO, April, 1983.

62. "Humerus Fracture-Medial and Lateral Epicondyle" " Scoliosis/Spinal Stimulation: A New Direction," American Osteopathic Academy Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, April, 1983.

63. "Spondylolisthesis," Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Western Orthopaedic Society, "Diagnosis and Management of Acute Spine Injuries," Ninth Annual Primary Care Orthopaedics Clinic, sponsored by University of Colorado School of Medicine, Given Institute, Aspen, CO, August, 1983.

64. "A New Method of Reduction and Fusion of Symptomatic Spondylolisthesis: The Crowbar Procedure," Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September-October, 1983.

65. "Surgical Treatment of the Spine in the Neuromuscular Patient," Twelfth Annual Symposium of Children's Orthopaedics, sponsored by Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO, January, 1984.

66. "Spinal Cord Injuries in Sports," American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Incline Village, NV, 1984.

67. "A New Method of Reduction and Fusion of Symptomatic Spondylolisthesis," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, February, 1984.

68. "Advances in Spinal Fixation," Thirteenth Annual Midwinter Conference, sponsored by Colorado Society of Osteopathic Medicine, Keystone, CO, February, 1984.

69. "Surgical Treatment of Spondylolisthesis," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Continuing Education Course, Denver, CO, May, 1984.

70. "Optimizing Your Surgical Results Symposium," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Co-Moderator with Jacqualin Percy, Las Vegas, NV, January, 1985.

71. "Electrical Stimulation Treatment of Scoliosis," Thirteenth Annual Symposium of Children's Orthopaedics, sponsored by Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, CO, February, 1985.

72. "Special Problems Associated with L4 and L5 Fractures; The Spinal Man: The Management of Spinal Cord Injuries," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Keystone, CO, March, 1985.

73. "Surgical Treatment of Heterotopic Ossification; The Spinal Man: The Management of Spinal Cord Injuries," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Keystone, CO, March, 1985.

74. "Ultrasound of the Spine; Microdiscectomy," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Faculty, Summer Institute, September, 1985.

75. "Evoked Potential Monitoring During Orthopaedic Surgery," Intraoperative Evoked Potential and EEG Seminar, Nicolet Biomedical Instruments, San Francisco, CA, January, 1986.

76. "Electrical Stimulations in Scoliosis," Centennial Pediatric Society, Loveland, CO, March, 1986.

77. "Fixed Rotary Subluxation of C1-2 and Its Operative Reduction," Children's Hospital Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, April, 1986.

78. "Use of Ultrasound in Spine Surgery" " Luque Segmental Peduncular Fixation System," Danek Medical, Indianapolis, IN, August, 1986.

79. "Eggshell Decompression of the Spine Fracture," American Bone & Joint Society, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September, 1986.

80. "PLIF: New Methods of Internal Fixation," University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, October, 1986.

81. "Orthopaedic Problems in High Performance Athletes," Spring Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, May, 1987.

82. "Adult Back Injuries," American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Evaluation and Treatment of Back Injuries; Summer Instructional Course, Orlando, FL, July, 1987.

83. "Surface Stimulation for Scoliosis: Importance of Electrode Placement," IEEE-EMBS Conference, Boston, MA, October, 1987.

84. "Treatment of Subtrochanteric Fractures of the Femur," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Winter Sports Injuries Meeting, Vail, CO, March, 1988.

85. "Spine Injuries in Winter Sports," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Winter Sports Injuries Meeting, Vail, CO, March, 1988.

86. "Indications for Percutaneous Discectomy," course on Percutaneous Discectomy, Instructor and Lecturer, Las Vegas, NV, March, 1988.

87. "Percutaneous Discectomy," 15th Annual Spring Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, May, 1988.

88. "Scoliosis and Cerebral Palsy," The Children's Hospital Pediatric Rehabilitation Conference, Denver, CO, January, 1989.

89. "Anatomy of the Pedicle," "Indications for Pedicle Fixation," Luque I.S.F. Workshop, Denver, CO, February, 1989.

90. "Scoliosis Research Society-North American Spine Society Pedicle Fixation Workshop," Faculty, Chicago, IL, September, 1989, Dallas, TX, April, 1989.

91. "Spondylolisthesis: A History," 16th Annual Spring Orthopaedic Day, St. Anthony Hospital, Lakewood Orthopaedic Clinic, Denver, CO, May, 1989.

92. "Common Spine Injuries in Athletics," American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Traverse City, MI, June, 1989.

93. "Spinal Fixation with CD/Edward's," University of Colorado Orthopaedic Department, Denver, CO, June, 1989.

94. "Anatomy of the Pedicle," ISF Workshop, Puerto Villarta, Mexico, June, 1989.

95. 'Pedicle Screw Fixation of the Spine: Types, Techniques and Indications," The Association of Surgical Technologists, Inc., 20th Anniversary Conference, Denver, CO, July, 1989.

96. "Percutaneous Discectomy," Poster Exhibit, North American Spine Society Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, July, 1989.

97. "Edwards Instrumentation: A New Method of Spondylolisthesis Reduction," Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Breckenridge, CO, July, 1989.

98. "Percutaneous Discectomy," Western Orthopaedic Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, October, 1989.

99. "Spine Injuries to the Athlete," 3rd Annual Fall Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, November 1989.

100. "Indications for Pedicle Screws," " Anatomy of the Pedicle," ISF Workshop, Denver, CO, November, 1989.

101. "Indications for Pedicle Screw Fixation; Percutaneous Discectomy," Pan Pacific Surgical Association Meeting, Kona, HI, February, 1990.

102. "Advanced Pedicle Fixation of the Lumbar Spine," Scoliosis Research Society and North American Spine Society, Dallas, TX, March, 1990.

103. "Ankle Fractures and Their Sequelae," 17th Annual Spring Orthopaedic Day, May, 1990.

104. "The Spine in Sports," "Athletic Injury of the Spine, " Courses I and II, Instructor, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Sun Valley Summer Meeting, Sun Valley, ID, July, 1990.

105. "Elevated Intraosseous Pressure and Signal Inhomogeneity in Vertebral Bodies of Patients with Back Pain: An In Vivo Study," North American Spine Society Meeting, August, 1990.

106. "The Elbow," "Angle Fractures," 4th Annual Fall Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, November, 1990

107. "Relation of Intraosseous Pressure, ph, pO2, and pCO2 to MRI Signal Inhomogeneity in Patients with Back Pain: An In Vivo Study," Scoliosis Research Society Meeting, 1990.

108. "The Importance of Core Muscles in Extremity Rehabilitation," Colorado Sports Medicine Specialists, May, 1991

109. "The Spine in Sports," "Athletic Injury of the Spine, " Courses I and II, Instructor, Orlando, FL, July, 1991.

110. "The Importance of Core Muscles in Extremity Rehabilitation," 5th Annual Fall Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, October, 1991

111. "Relation of Intraosseous Pressure, ph, pO2, pCO2, and lactate to MRI Signal Inhomogeneity in Patients with Back Pain: An In Vivo Study," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting, 1991.

112. "Necrosis-Producing Pressures Caused by Retractors Used in Posterior Spine Surgery," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting, 1991.

113. "Technique of Lumbar Disc Discectomy (LDD)," Laser Discectomy Conference, San Diego, CA, May, 1992.

114. "The Spine in Sports," "Athletic Injury of the Spine, " Courses I and II, Instructor,, AOSSM, Course 102 and 202, Sun Valley, ID, July, 4-5, 1992.

115. "Surgical Treatment of Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures," Colorado Trauma Association, Denver, CO, July, 1992.

116. "Surgical Treatment of Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures," Western Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Aspen, CO, August, 1992.

117. "Intensive Surgical Skills," American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Summer Institute, September, 1992.

118. "Patterns of Tibial Fracture Healing," co-authored with Friermood, Thomas G., M.D., presented as a paper at OTA annual meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October, 1992.

119. "Save the Trees," co-authored with Friermood, Thomas G., M.D., presented as a poster at OTA annual meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October, 1992.

120. "Treatment of Spinal Fractures," 6th Annual Fall Orthopaedic Day, Englewood, CO, October, 1992.

121. "Laser Disc Decompression with the KTP/532 Surgical Laser System LDD Hands on Training," Faculty, San Jose, CA, 1992.

122. "Thoracolumbar Fracture: Conservative vs. Surgical Treatment," The 20th Annual Spring Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, April, 1993.

123. "Pedicle Fixation of the Lumbar Spine and Other Advanced Techniques," Scoliosis Research Society/North American Spine Society, Faculty, Orlando, FL, May, 13-15, 1993.

124. "AMS Innovation in Spine Amset R-F Reduction - Fixation System," Orlando, FL, May, 1993.

125. "The Spine in Sports," "Athletic Injury of the Spine, " Courses I and II, Instructor, Lumbar Spine Course 202, San Diego, CA, May 29, 1993.

126. "Thoroscopic Spine Surgery," 23rd Annual Spring Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, April, 1996.

127. "Esophageal Perforations Following Anterior Cervical Surgery," 64th Annual Meeting AAOS, San Francisco, CA, February 13-17, 1997.

128. "Stereotactic Imaging Systems (STEALTH)," 24th Annual Spring Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, April 2, 1997.

129. "Long Term Follow Up of Septic Arthritis of the Hip," Children's Orthopaedic Day, Denver, CO, April 25, 1997.

130. "Stealth Surgery of the Spine," Irish American Orthopaedic Society, 10th Biannual Meeting, Adare, Ireland, May 21-25, 1997.

131. "What Progress Have We Made In Treating Spinal Deformities in the Last Ten Years?" 32nd Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, St. Louis, Missouri, September 24-27, 1997.

132. "Treatment Neurogenic Spine Disorders," AAOS FOSA, New Orleans, LA, February, 1998.

133. "In-Office Caudal Epidural Steroid Injections for Low Back Pain," 66th Annual Meeting AAOS, Anaheim, CA, February 4-8, 1999.

134. "Current & Future Concepts of Scoliosis Surgery," Challenges to Spine Surgery Symposium, La Jolla, CA, February 18, 2000.

135. "The Pathomechanism and Surgical Treatment of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: Insitu vs Internal Fixation," High Grade Spondylolisthesis in the Pediatric and Adult, Colorado Springs, CO, June 23-24, 2000.

Additonal Meetings:

1. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. Annual Meeting 1970 to 1979 1981 to present

2. University of Maryland, Spinal Fixation Study Group, Baltimore, MD, November, 1989.

3. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, serving as faculty on the CME course, summer institute, Seattle, WA, Sept. 19-23, 1992.

4. Scoliosis Research Society. Annual Meeting 1972 to 1977 1979 to present

5. Western Orthopaedic Association. Annual Meeting. 1975 to 1988 1992 1996 to 1997

6. AOSSM. Annual Meeting 1977 to 1994 1996 1998

7. Moderator, Lumbar Spine Problems in Athletes, Nineteenth Annual Meeting AOSSM, Sun Valley, ID, July 12-15, 1993.

8. Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons. Annual Meeting 1986 to present

9. North American Spine Society. Annual Meeting 1987 to present

10. GICD-USA An Introduction to Compact-CD, Saddlebrook Resort, Tampa, FL, October, 1993.12th Annual Meeting, New York, NY October 22-25, 1997.

11. Scoliosis Research Society, Dedicated to Education, Research and Treatment of Spinal Deformity, Chicago, IL, November, 1993.

12. Steerable Endoscopic Discectomy Workshop, Phoenix, AZ, April 30, 1994.

13. 1st American-European Meeting on Pedicle Fixation of the Spine & Other Advanced Techniques, Faculty, Munich, Germany, July 1-2, 1994.

14. 2nd International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, Faculty, April 26-29, 1995.

15. North American Spine Society 10th Annual Conference, Washington, DC, October 18-21, 1995.

16. 3rd International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, Faculty, June 20-22, 1996.

17. Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association Specialty Day, San Francisco, CA, February 16, 1997.

18. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day, San Francisco, CA, February 16, 1997.

19. Federation of Spine Associations Specialty Day, San Francisco, CA, February 16, 1997.

20. 64th AAOS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 13-17, 1997.

21. Clinical Management in Managed Care: Acute Low Back Pain & Sciatica, Philadelphia, PA, April 8, 1997.

22. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, General Sessions & Spinal Deformity/Scoliosis, April 12-17, 1997.

23. 32nd Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, What Progress Have We Make in Treating Spinal Deformities in the Last Ten Years? Moderator, Complications, Results, Outcomes, St. Louis, MO, September 25-27, 1997.

24. The Doctors Company/Denver Medical Society Risk Management Seminar, Embassy Suites, Denver, CO, November 6, 1997.

25. Scoliosis Research Society, 33rd Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, New Orleans, LA, March 17-22, 1998.

26. AAOS 65th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 19-23, 1998.

27. Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association, New Orleans, LA, March 22, 1998.

28. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, New Orleans, LA, March 22, 1998.

29. Federation of Spine Associations, New Orleans, LA, March 22, 1998.

30. 10th Phillips Zorab Symposium, Etiology of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Oxford, England, March 28 to April 1, 1998.

31. ABJS 50th Annual Meeting, Aspen, CO, June 24-28, 1998.

32. 33rd Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, New York, NY, September 16-20, 1998.

33. Scoliosis Research Society Sagittal Plane Spinal Deformity Instructional Course, New York, NY, September 18, 1998.

34. CSRS 26th Annual Meeting, Atlantis, GA, December 3-5, 1998.

35. Medical Education Resources, Inc. seminar on "Anterior Treatment of Scoliosis," Rush Medical College, Chicago, ILL, December 4, 1998.

36. Medical Education Resources, Inc. seminar on "The Management of Vertebral Intercorporeal Disorders," Hotel Inter-Continental, Chicago, ILL, December 5-6, 1998.

37. 66th AAOS Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, February 4-8, 1999.

38. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Anaheim, CA, February 7, 1999.

39. Federation of Spine Associations, Anaheim, CA, February 7, 1999.

40. Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association, Anaheim, CA, February 7, 1999.

41. Eurospine '99, Munich, Germany, September 7 – 11, 1999.

42. 34th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, San Diego, CA, September 23-25, 1999

43. Scoliosis Research Society Complications in Management of Spinal Disorders Instructional Course, San Diego, CA, September 22, 1999.

44. North American Spine Society, Chicago, IL, October 20-23, 1999

45. Osteoporosis and Vertebral Body Compression Fractures: Medical Management and a New Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure, Golden, CO April 25, 2000

46. Spinal Deformity Surgical Challenges and Solutions, El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, Puerto Rico, May 12-13, 2000.

47. 7th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Faculty, Barcelona, Spain, July 6-8, 2000.

 

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