Summer Lecture Series

Welcome to the OrthoAspen Summer Lecture Series

Learn from renowned orthopedic specialists about common conditions, innovative treatments and exciting new technologies. Ask questions and discover the best way to live your life in motion!

All lectures are FREE and open to the public, with no RSVP required. New this summer, presentations are expanded to include both Aspen and Basalt.
 
All Aspen talks take place at 12:00 noon
Oden Conference Room
Aspen Valley Hospital

0401 Castle Creek Road, Aspen
All Basalt talks take place at 5:30 pm
Community Room
Basalt Regional Library

14 Midland Avenue, Basalt

Monday, July 31 | 5:30 p.m.
Community Room, Basalt Regional Library

Agony of the Feet: Most Common Ailments of the Foot and Ankle
Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MD

Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MDAre you keeping your feet and ankles healthy? Orthopedic specialist Dr. Waqqar Khan-Farooqi will discuss foot and ankle anatomy and mechanics, and highlight ways you can keep your feet and ankles healthy during daily and recreational life with a focus on injury prevention.
 


Tuesday, August 1 | 5:30 p.m.
Community Room, Basalt Regional Library

Spinal Stenosis: Arthritis of the Spine
Stanley Gertzbein, MD, Conservative Care Spine Physician

Stanley Gertzbein, MDArthritic changes commonly occur in the spine and in other areas of the body, which can lead to Spinal Stenosis. These changes may lead to back pain and pinched nerve problems. Dr. Stanley Gertzbein, a Conservative Care Spine Specialist, will look at how early treatment can often prevent surgery.

 


Thursday, August 3 | 12:00 noon
Oden Conference Room, Aspen Valley Hospital

What's New in Knee Replacement Surgery
Leelee von Stade, MD

Leelee von Stade, MDLearn about exciting advancements in total and partial knee replacement with Dr. Leelee von Stade, including the role of computer navigation, haptic robotic systems (Mako) and custom 3D printed implants (Conformis).


 


Wednesday, August 9 | 12:00 noon
Oden Conference Room, Aspen Valley Hospital

Spinal Stenosis: Arthritis of the Spine
Stanley Gertzbein, MD, Conservative Care Spine Physician

Stanley Gertzbein, MDArthritic changes commonly occur in the spine and in other areas of the body, which can lead to Spinal Stenosis. These changes may lead to back pain and pinched nerve problems. Dr. Stanley Gertzbein, a Conservative Care Spine Specialist, will look at how early treatment can often prevent surgery.


 


Tuesday, August 15 | 5:30 p.m.
Community Room, Basalt Regional Library

The Future of Orthopedics
Tom Pevny, MD

Tom Pevny, MDDiscover new technologies and treatments for knee arthritis with Dr. Tomas Pevny, including joint preservation utilizing platelet rich plasma (PRP) and stem cells. Dr. Pevny will also discuss the use of robotics in Total Knee Replacement.


 


Thursday, August 17 | 12:00 noon
Oden Conference Room, Aspen Valley Hospital

Shouldering Pain: Common Shoulder Conditions
Namdar Kazemi, MD

Namdar Kazemi, MDOrthopedic shoulder specialist Dr. Namdar Kazemi will take a look at common shoulder conditions, including review of rotator cuff tears, "frozen" shoulders, shoulder arthritis, instability and fractures.



 


Wednesday, August 23 | 12:00 noon
Oden Conference Room, Aspen Valley Hospital

The Future of Orthopedics
Tom Pevny, MD

Tom Pevny, MDDiscover new technologies and treatments for knee arthritis with Dr. Tomas Pevny, including joint preservation utilizing platelet rich plasma (PRP) and stem cells. Dr. Pevny will also discuss the use of robotics in Total Knee Replacement.



 


Tuesday, August 29 | 5:30 p.m.
Community Room, Basalt Regional Library

What's New in Knee Replacement Surgery
Leelee von Stade, MD

Leelee von Stade, MDLearn about exciting advancements in total and partial knee replacement with Dr. Leelee von Stade, including the role of computer navigation, haptic robotic systems (Mako) and custom 3D printed implants (Conformis).



 


Wednesday, August 30 | 12:00 noon
Oden Conference Room, Aspen Valley Hospital

Foot 101: What You Need to Know About Shoes, Orthotics & Exercise to Maintain Healthy Feet
Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MD

Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MDWe live in an active community, and maintaining foot health is a priority for an active lifestyle. Dr. Waqqar Khan-Farooqi will explore everything you need to know about shoes, orthotics and exercise to keep your feet healthy and on the move. Part of the OrthoAspen Summer Lecture Series, this event is free and open to everyone, and includes an integrated Q&A session so you can get your questions answered.


 


Thursday, August 31 | 5:30 p.m.
Community Room, Basalt Regional Library

Shoulder Arthritis: Causes and Treatments
Namdar Kazemi, MD

Namdar Kazemi, MDOrthopedic shoulder specialist Dr. Namdar Kazemi will explore the various types of shoulder arthritis and their respective treatments.




 


Wednesday, September 6 | 12:00 noon
Oden Conference Room, Aspen Valley Hospital

Hip Replacement: Preparation and Recovery
Thea Wojtkowski, MD

Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MDDoes your hip hurt? Have you been told you have arthritis? Dr. Thea Wojtkowski will discuss what you can do to prepare for a hip replacement, and what to expect in the immediate postoperative period and in long-term recovery.


 


Thursday, September 7 | 5:30 p.m.
Community Room, Basalt Regional Library

Hip Replacement: Preparation and Recovery
Thea Wojtkowski, MD

Waqqar Khan-Farooqi, MDDoes your hip hurt? Have you been told you have arthritis? Dr. Thea Wojtkowski will discuss what you can do to prepare for a hip replacement, and what to expect in the immediate postoperative period and in long-term recovery.



 

SUMMER LECTURE SERIES ARCHIVE

Spinal Stenosis: Arthritis of the Spine

Stanley Gertzbein, MD
August 9, 2017






What's New in Knee Replacement Surgery

Leelee von Stade, MD
August 3, 2017

 

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