Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH), an award-winning critical access hospital serving the Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley communities, and OrthoAspen, the team of orthopedic specialists at AVH, present the Summer Orthopedic Lecture Series, a seven-week series featuring prominent OrthoAspen physicians discussing current topics in the field. The summer series is offered in a lecture format with an integrated Q&A session to engage with and answer questions from the community. Taking place on select dates throughout July to the end of August, the lecture series draws hundreds of community members and visitors. Continuing on the success of its expanded format, presentations will take place in both Aspen and Basalt. Dr. Thea Wojtkowski’s lecture “The Female Athlete” kicked off the series on Wednesday, July 11 at 12:00 noon at Aspen Valley Hospital in the Oden Conference Center. The full schedule is available online at orthoaspen.org.

 

2018 OrthoAspen Winter Lecture Series Schedule

All talks are free and open to the public, with no RSVP is required. Aspen lectures will take place at 12:00 noon in the Oden Conference Center on the Aspen Valley Hospital campus located at 0401 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, Colo., 81611. All Basalt lectures will take place at 5:30pm in the Community Room at the Basalt Regional Library located at 14 Midland Avenue, Basalt, Colo., 81621.

 

Here’s the remaining line-up!

 

 

ASPEN | Oden Conference Room, Aspen Valley Hospital, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

 

THURSDAY, JULY 19, 12:00 NOON                             Ultrasonic Shock Wave Therapy: An Alternative to Foot and Ankle Surgery

Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MD

 

THURSDAY, JULY 26, 12:00 NOON                             What’s New in Total Knee Replacement: An Update

Eleanor von Stade, MD

 

MONDAY, JULY 30, 12:00 NOON                                Osteoporosis of the Spine

Stanley Gertzbein, MD

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 12:00 NOON                   Are You a Candidate for Total Knee Replacement?

Tom Pevny, MD

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 12:00 NOON                        Shoulder Arthritis: An Overview

Namdar Kazemi, MD

BASALT | Community Room, Basalt Regional Library, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 5:30 PM                                         Osteoporosis of the Spine

Stanley Gertzbein, MD

 

TUESDAY, JULY 31, 5:30 PM                                         Rotator Cuff Tears: An Update

Namdar Kazemi, MD

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 5:30 PM                                   Are You a Candidate for Total Knee Replacement?

Tom Pevny, MD

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 5:30 PM                              Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MD

 

For more information, including the full schedule and brief program descriptions, please visit orthoaspen.org.