32nd Annual Shoulder Course

Arthroscopy
Arthroplasty
Fractures

San Diego Shoulder Institute presents:

Providing a Platform for Excellence in Shoulder Surgery

San Diego Shoulder Institute is recognized for providing the undisputed best shoulder course in the world.

What makes us unique?

New this year!

Exclusive Personalized Instructional Cadaver Laboratory! YOU select from one of our world-recognized expert faculty to perform the procedure of your choice in a mock surgical cadaver lab.

BASIC TO ADVANCED BREAK-OUT SESSIONS:

Testimonials

Not only is this the best shoulder course in the world; this is the best sub-specialty course in the world, bar none!

The best part of this course is hearing the experts discuss how they manage complex cases in panel discussions.

Case presentations were great and engaged everyone (Friday breakout)

I thought about coming for years. I was delighted! Excellent course!

I’ve been coming for over 20 years. This was the best course yet. Why? 1) smaller more interactive time 2) more intimate sessions 3)better structure and availability of industry reps 4) Bayfront is awesome 5) Faculty is so friendly and accessible as always 6)Feels like a real fraternity of colleagues

Wonderful contribution to my and others education

Your course is a service to the world

Strong work/ Great legacy!

Great course! The best!

June 17-20, 2015 Save the Date! Hilton Bayfront (619) 564-3333
1 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101


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Our Founder

James C. Esch, M.D.

James C. Esch, M.D. founded the course in 1983. His passion for education and drive for excellence is contagious. He has inspired generations of orthopaedic surgeons to provide innovative and technically advanced care. Each year, he builds on the attributes of the previous year to construct an improved annual program.

Course Chair

Dr. Matthew Provencher

Matthew Provencher, M.D. is a member of the San Diego Shoulder Institute Board of Directors. He specializes in complex shoulder instability, rehabilitation, and sports medicine injuries. Dr. Provencher’s attributes include development of specialized treatment programs for patients using cutting edge joint resurfacing. His recent work with Navy Seals makes him a leading expert in rehabilitative shoulder programs.

Leading Faculty

Dr-Jeffrey-Abrams
Dr. Jeffrey Abrams
Dr-George-Athwal
Dr. George Athwal
Dr-Carl-Basamania
Dr. Carl Basamania
Dr-Asheesh-Bedi
Dr. Asheesh Bedi
Dr-Robert-Bell
Dr. Robert Bell
Dr-Julie-Bishop
Dr. Julie Bishop
PascalBOILEAU
Dr. Pascal Boileau
Dr-Frank-Bonnarens
Dr. Frank Bonnarens
stephen-s-burkhart
Dr. Stephen Burkhart
Dr-Alex-Castagna
Dr. Alex Castagna
Dr-Brian-Cole
Dr. Brian Cole
Dr-Patrick-Denard
Dr. Patrick J. Denard
Dr-Anders-Ekelund
Dr. Anders Ekelund
larry-d-field
Dr. Larry Field
Dr-Richard-Friedman
Dr. Richard J. Friedman
Dr-Mark-Frankle
Dr. Mark Frankle
Dr-Jan-Fronek
Dr. Jan Fronek
Dr-Sean-Grey
Dr. Sean Grey
Dr-Reuben-Gobezie
Dr. Reuben Gobezie
Dr-Andrew-Hartman
Dr. Andrew Hartman
Dr-Heinz-Hoenecke
Dr. Heinz Hoenecke
Hunter-Robert
Dr. Robert Hunter
Dr-James_Kelly-II
Dr. James D. Kelly, II
Dr-Sumant-Butch-Krishnan
Dr. Sumant “Butch” Krishnan
Dr-Thay-Q-lee
Dr. Thay Q. Lee
Dr-Ofer-Levy
Dr. Ofer Levy
Dr-Ian-Lo
Dr. Ian K. Y. Lo
Dr-Tom-Norris
Dr. Tom Norris
Dr-Reza-Omid
Dr. Reza Omid
Dr-Eric-Ricchetti
Dr. Eric Ricchetti
Dr-Anthony-Romeo
Dr. Anthony Romeo
Dr-Benjamin-Rubin
Dr. Benjamin Rubin
Dr-Richard-Ryu
Dr. Richard K.N. Ryu
Dr-john-sperling
Dr. John W. Sperling
dr-snyder
Dr. Stephen Snyder
Buddy-Savoie
Dr. Felix “Buddy” Savoie III
Dr-Joaquin-Sanchez-Sotelo
Dr. Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo
Dr-Jonathan-Ticker
Dr. Jonathan Ticker
John-Tokish
Dr. John “J.T.” Tokish
Dr-Scott-Trenhaile
Dr. Scott Trenhaile
dr-valenti
Dr. Philippe Valenti
Dr-Christopher -Wahl
Dr. Christopher J. Wahl
Dr-Jon-J-P-Warner
Dr. Jon “J.P.” Warner
Donald-Wiss
Dr. Donald Wiss

Scheduled Activities

Lecture Series

Our leading faculty present cutting edge topics, followed by panel discussions and question and answer periods

Arthroscopy Model Lab (Arthroscopy Skills Session)

Practice your surgical technique on shoulder models with individualized instruction

Arthroscopy/ Latarjet Cadaver Lab

Practice your arthroscopy surgical technique with individualized expert instruction on cadaveric specimens. Then move on to practice the highly specialized Latarjet procedure.

Arthroplasty/Reverse Arthroplasty Cadaver Lab

Practice your arthroplasty surgical technique with individualized expert instruction on cadaveric specimens.

Breakout Sessions

Attend customized break-out sessions that capture your specific learning need and are tailored based on your interest.

Evaluation and Treatment of the Throwing Shoulder

Visit PETCO Park and hear a unique perspective from physicians, coaches, and players from professional baseball clubs regarding prevention, evaluation, and treatment of throwing injuring