Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Provider

Office of Continuing Medical Education

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Provider
Desert Orthopaedic Center
2800 East Desert Inn, Suite 100
Las Vegas, Nevada

Conference Overview

The Desert Orthopaedic Center is pleased to present Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Provider. This program will provide primary care clinicians with clinically applicable information on the latest updates in the most common orthopaedic injuries and disorders treated in the primary care setting. This program provides an informal venue for area clinicians to learn from, and have access to, national experts. The goal of this educational activity is to provide attendees with the latest evidence-based treatment and diagnosis recommendations.


Schedule of activities for the Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Provider
Saturday, January 30, 2016
6:45 am - 7:15 am Exhibitor Set-Up
7:15 am - 7:45 am Registration & Breakfast
7:45 am - 8:00 am Welcome
D. Daniel Rotenberg, MD
8:00 am - 8:25 am Clinical Approach to Rotator Cuff Injuries
Lawrence Huff, MD
8:25 am - 9:00 am Adult Foot & Ankle: Common Injuries
Jaymes Granata, MD and Abdi Raissi, MD
9:00 am - 9:25 am Examination of the Hip
Roger Fontes, MD
9:25 am - 9:45 am Questions/Answers
9:45 am - 10:05 am Break & Exhibits
10:05 am -10:30 am Wrist/Hand: Exam Based Approach to Common Injuries
Michael Lee, MD
10:30am -11:00 am Exam Based Approach to Common Spine Injuries
Daniel Lee, MD
11:10 am - 11:35 am Common Sports Injuries of the Shoulder
Michael Miao, MD
11:35 am - 11:55pm Evaluation & Treatment of the Degenerative Knee
Craig Tingey, MD
11:55 am - 12:20 pm Evaluation of the Degenerative Hip
Parm Kang, MD 
12:20 pm -12:40 pm Working Lunch
12:30 pm - 12:50 pm Clinical Approach to Common Knee Injuries
D. Daniel Rotenberg, MD and Richard Winder, MD
12:50 pm - 1:00 pm Break & Exhibits - Set Up for Labs
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Labs - 30 Minutes Each - Choose 2 to Attend

  1. Exam of the Wrist/Hand
  2. Exam of the Knee
  3. Exam of the Shoulder
  4. Knee/Shoulder/Elbow Injection Techniques
  5. Spine-Small Group Questions & Answers

*See below for a list of the Lab Faculty

Lab Faculty

  • Patrick Bandner, MD
  • John Baldauf, MD
  • Hugh Bassewitz, MD
  • Thomas Dunn, MD
  • Roger Fontes, MD
  • Matt Fouse, MD
  • Jaymes Granata, MD
  • Lawrence Huff, MD
  • Parminder Kang, MD
  • Daniel Lee, MD
  • Michael Lee, MD
  • Michael Miao, MD
  • Archie Perry, Jr., MD
  • D Daniel Rotenberg, MD
  • William Stewart, MD
  • Timothy Sutherland, MD
  • Craig Tingey, MD
  • Troy Watson, MD
  • Richard Winder, MD

Registration Information

  • Fee $80.00 - Pre-registration is required.

Includes CME/CE credit, electronic handout materials, and continental breakfast and lunch.

For questions or additional information, please contact Jordan Baker Friend or call (775) 784-4791.

For questions regarding the curriculum contact Dan Rotenberg, M.D., danrotemd@gmail.com

Register now


Desert Orthopaedic Center
2800 East Desert Inn, Suite 100
Las Vegas, Nevada

Continuing Education Credit

  • Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the Desert Orthopaedic Center. The University of Nevada School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians. The University of Nevada School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurses: The University of Nevada School of Medicine approves this program for 6.00 hours of nursing continuing education credit.