7th Annual ICJR South Hip & Knee Course : OVERVIEW

June 27 - 29, 2019
Ocean Reef Club
Key Largo, FL



7th Annual ICJR South Hip & Knee Course
June 27 - 29, 2019
Ocean Reef Club
Key Largo, FL


The 2019 7th Annual ICJR South Hip & Knee Course will bring together a highly esteemed faculty of experts in primary and revision hip and knee procedures, as well as the intricacies of today's healthcare environment.

Last year’s program was a great success, attracting over 150 healthcare professionals. This will be the premier orthopedic course held in the southeast in 2019. Register now and don’t miss out on this great event.

We look forward to seeing you in Key Largo, Florida at the family-friendly Ocean Reef Club!

Click here to download the 2019 eBrochure.

Meeting Sponsors

Diamond Level Sponsor

DJO Surgical

Platinum Level Sponsor

KCI, An Acelity Company

Gold Level Sponsors

MicroPort Orthopedics, Inc.


Silver Level Sponsor


Bronze Level Sponsors


Ceatus Media Group

Depuy Synthes

Flexion Therapeutics

Innomed, Inc.


ON-Q / Avanos Medical

OrthAlign, Inc.

Shukla Medical

THINK Surgical

Total Joint Orthopedics (TJO)

Turbett Surgical

Zimmer Biomet

Meeting Support


Maxx Orthopedics

Educational Grant Support

KCI, An Acelity Company


Zimmer Biomet


    Thursday, June 27, 2019
    12:00 pm – 6:35 pm

    Friday, June 28, 2019
    6:00 am – 2:40 pm

    Saturday, June 29, 2019
    6:00 am – 1:15 pm

    (subject to change)

Click Here to download the preliminary agenda


Course Chair

Walter B. Beaver Jr, MD
OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center
Charlotte, NC

Course Directors

Thomas L. Bradbury, MD
Emory University Orthopaedic and Spine Center
Atlanta, GA

James A. Browne, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA


C. Lowry Barnes, MD

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Little Rock, Arkansas

Daniel J. Berry, MD

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota

Henry D. Clarke, MD

Mayo Clinic

Phoenix, Arizona

Paul A. Coleman, PA-C
OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center
Charlotte, NC

Thomas K. Fehring, MD
OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center
Charlotte, NC

Jana L. Flener, PA-C, OPA-C, COT
Proliance Orthopedic Associates
Renton, WA

William G. Hamilton, MD

Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic

Alexandria, Virginia

Arlen D. Hanssen, MD

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota

William A. Jiranek, MD, FACS

Duke Health
 Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Raymond H. Kim, MD

The Steadman Clinic

Vail, Colorado

Frank R. Kolisek, MD
Indianapolis, IN

Gwo-Chin Lee, MD

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

William J. Long, MD, FRCSC
Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine; NYU Langone Health
New York, NY

John L. Masonis, MD

OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center

Charlotte, North Carolina

R. Michael Meneghini, MD

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis, Indiana

Douglas E. Padgett, MD

Hospital for Special Surgery

New York, New York

H. Del Schutte Jr, MD

East Cooper Medical Center
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina

W. Norman Scott, MD, FACS

NYU Health and Insall Scott Kelly Orthopaedic Institute

New York, New York

Bryan D. Springer, MD

OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center

Charlotte, North Carolina

Michael J. Taunton, MD

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minnesota

Cameron Youngblood, PA-C
The Steadman Clinic
Vail, CO

Registration Fees

Basic Member/
Physician Registration $695.00 $795.00
Allied Health (Nurse, NP, PA, PT, PharmD) $200.00 $300.00
Industry Registration $595.00 $695.00
Residents and Fellows $0.00 $0.00

Payment Methods

We accept American Express, Visa, and MasterCard via online registration.

The conference fee includes the access to all scientific didactic sessions, CME credits (physicians), breakfast, and breaks every day.

Please note that all other costs associated with attendee participation (travel, accommodations, and expenses) are at the cost of the attendee.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation notification must be in writing (email info@icjr.net) and received by the close of business on May 20, 2019. A cancellation fee of $50 will be assessed. Cancellations received after May 20, 2019, will not receive a refund. No‐shows will not receive a refund.

ICJR reserves the right to cancel this program due to unforeseen circumstances, in which case a full refund of registration fees will be given to participants. ICJR will not be responsible for travel expenses incurred by the participant in the unlikely event that the Program is canceled

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Foundation for Orthopaedic Research & Education (FORE) and International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR).

FORE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Meeting Location

Ocean Reef Club
35 Ocean Reef Drive
Key Largo, FL 33037
Local/General Inquiries: +1(305) 367-2611



Online: https://book.passkey.com/e/49542483
Phone: +1(305) 367-5923; You must reference the 2019 ICJR South Course.

A limited number of rooms are available for a discounted rate of $259 per night, run of the house. Special rates will also be available for 2- and 3-bedroom condos on a first-come first-serve basis.  The Group Rate is guaranteed for reservations made on or before Monday, May 28, 2019, or while supplies last.

Ground Transportation

Ocean Reef Club Transportation Department

Email: transportation@oceanreef.com
Phone: +1 (305) 367-2611 x.2010

Ocean Reef Transportation company combines over 15 years of experience providing the highest level of corporate sedan, executive limousine, vans, and coach services. Their pricing is based on the vehicle type.  Pricing below is based on a one-way transfer and is inclusive of all tolls, taxes, and gratuities. Pricing does not include any wait time that may occur due to lost luggage, customs, etc. A $30.00 additional fee will be applied for transfers other than an airport location.

Sedan $240.00 $280.00 up to 2 people
SUV $325.00 $400.00 up to 5 people
Sprinter Van* $340.00 $390.00 up to 8 people
Minibus* $350.00 $420.00 up to 29 people
Minibus* $450.00 $520.00 up to 41 people

*For all Minibuses and Sprinter Vans at the FLL airport a meet and greet representative is required.  A one-time meet and greet fee is $80.00.  For several transfers this fee is $40.00 per hour with a five-hour minimum.  These greeters will also greet other vehicles schedule in the time period.

Transportation Information
Everyone will be met in the baggage claim area at their assigned luggage carousel.  A logo is the preferred signage for the meet and greet at the airport. Departures will take place from the lobby of the hotel.  In the event you need to reach out to us they can contact us at (305) 367-5952.  Ocean Reef office hours are from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm ET.  After 6:00 pm, the bell stand staff will be available to assist.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Ocean Reef provides rental service through Enterprise Rent-A-Car.  The transportation department can assist in making a reservation to pick up at any location with an option to drop off at Ocean Reef and re-issue a car for departure, only accumulating a 2-day charge.  Pricing based on non-holiday rates and are a per-day charge not including taxes.   

Compact $66.00 per day
Intermediate $72.00 per day
Standard $78.00 per day
Full-size $90.00 per day
Minivan $120.00 per day
Standard SUV $120.00 per day
Lg. SUV $162.00 per day

Dress Code

The dress code has been a long-standing and cherished tradition of the members of Ocean Reef Club.  It is not overly demanding and is based on good taste and respect for the Club and its members.  The Club’s standards of dress are required for all members and guests over 12 years of age.

Dining Attire

The required attire for all gentlemen in restaurants is best described as Keys Casual – collared shirts and dress trousers and equally appropriate attire for ladies.  If worn, shorts must be of walking length.  Please note that smart blue denim jeans are only allowed in Gianni, The Islander, Burgee Bar, and Raw Bar and during Breakfast Service in the Ocean Room.


Gentlemen are expected to remove their hats when entering a Club facility.

Cellular Phones

Use of cellular phones in any of the Club’s restaurants is not permitted.

Recreation Attire


Golf courses and the practice range require collared shirts for men and appropriate golf shorts (cargo shorts are not permitted).  Sleeveless golf blouses with collars are permissible for ladies, as is other appropriate golfing attire.  Golf shoes must have non-metal spikes and shirt tails must be tucked in at all times.

Tennis & Croquet

Tennis requires appropriate tennis clothing and footwear, and all-white attire must be worn on the croquet courts.

Bathing Attire

Bathing cover-ups, as well as footwear, must be worn in all areas away from the beach and pools on Buccaneer Island.  Thong-style bathing suits are not allowed.

Outdoor Exercise

Shirts must be worn for jogging, walking, and other forms of exercise within the community.  All shirts worn by gentlemen within the community must have sleeves.





Take advantage of the amenities at the Ocean Reef Club as you mix fun and education at the 7th Annual ICJR South Hip & Knee Course in beautiful Key Largo, Florida!

Whether you’re by yourself or you’re traveling with your family, the Ocean Reef Club offers plenty of activities for everyone. Below is just a small sampling of what’s available. For more information, visit the Ocean Reef Club website here.

Buccaneer Beach

Championship Golf Course

Fishing Charters

Eco-Kayak Tours

Tennis Center
The Spa
Academy of Golf
Nature Center
Reef Rec Room
 Cooking School


Click Here to download the Exhibitor Prospectus.



Don’t Miss These Industry-Sponsored Symposia at the 7th Annual ICJR South Hip & Knee course.

Continue your learning during industry-sponsored symposia offered to attendees at ICJR’s 7th Annual ICJR South Hip & Knee course.

Pre-registration is not required for these symposia. They are not eligible for CME credit.


Value Based Healthcare Consortium

Breakfast Symposium

Preoperative Optimization for Better Outcomes

Sponsored by Value Based Healthcare Consortium 

Date: Friday, June 28
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 am EDT
Location: Carysfort Hall – Pelican Ballroom
Faculty: Rich Iorio, MD, Lorraine Hutzler, Jeremy Hall, DPT, Harold Mondschein

Please join us on Friday, June 28, at 6:00 am in the General Session Ballroom for this timely discussion that will focus on the following topics:

  • Importance of patient selection for outpatient TJA
  • Reimbursement considerations for surgical site selection
  • Using data and preoperative tools for patient selection
  • Strategies for mitigating risk in an outpatient setting


Click here for more information.

Food and beverage are provided by the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR). ICJR attendees have paid for their meal as part of their conference registration fee.


Luncheon Symposium

Quality, Evidence-Based Care and Kinematics in the Outpatient Setting

Sponsored by DJO Surgical

Date: Friday, June 28
Time: 11:07 am – 12:07 pm EDT
Location: Carysfort Hall – Pelican Ballroom

  • Raymond Kim, MD, The Steadman Clinic, Vail, Colorado – moderator
  • Michael Meneghini, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana – Outpatient Arthroplasty & the OARA Score
  • Scott Banks, PhD, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida – Kinematics in Modern TKA Design


Learn about DJO’s industry-leading capabilities to support the migration of arthroplasty procedures to the outpatient environment, focusing on patient selection and kinematics in implant choice, to optimize outpatient arthroplasty outcomes, patient safety, and surgeon assurance.

Click here for more information.

Food and beverage are provided by the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR). ICJR attendees have paid for their meal as part of their conference registration fee.


Breakfast Symposium

Closed Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: Role in High Risk Patients and the Future

Sponsored by KCI, an Acelity Company

Date: Saturday, June 29
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 am EDT
Location: Carysfort Hall – Pelican Ballroom
Faculty: R. Michael Meneghini, MD

Join us for a unique opportunity to learn about high-risk TJA patients, including revisions and periprosthetic infections, and the perioperative surgical management strategies to optimize outcomes. We will discuss patient selection and risk stratification when utilizing innovative therapies and solutions in Incision Management.

Click here for more information.

Food and beverage are provided by the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR). ICJR attendees have paid for their meal as part of their conference registration fee.


Luncheon Symposium

Moving Total Knees to the ASC: Rapid Recovery Protocols and Achieving Postop Predictability Through Medial Stability

Sponsored by MicroPort Orthopedics

Date: Saturday, June 29
Time: 10:54 – 11:54 am EDT
Location: Carysfort Hall – Pelican Ballroom
Faculty: C. Lowry Barnes, MD, Ritesh R. Shah, MD, David Backstein, MD, FRCSC

This moderated seminar will focus on safe adoption of rapid recovery protocols and processes for TKRs in the ASC setting, as well as considerations for the surgeon, anesthesia team, staff, and facility. Additionally, the seminar will focus on the importance of post-op predictability, the role of a medially-stable TKR in driving patient satisfaction and recovery, and case reviews and technique recommendations.

Click here for more information.

Food and beverage are provided by the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR). ICJR attendees have paid for their meal as part of their conference registration fee.


Call for Abstracts from Residents and Fellows

ICJR is offering residents and fellows in the US a unique opportunity to showcase their research at the 7th Annual ICJR South Hip & Knee Course, taking place June 27-29 in Key Largo, Florida, by submitting abstracts on hip or knee replacement for presentation during the meeting.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is Monday, April 15. Abstracts should be submitted to abstracts@icjr.net.

Six awards will be given – 3 in hip replacement and 3 in knee replacement – for:

  • The Game-Changer Award, given to the abstract most likely to influence practice

  • The Best Question Award, given to the abstract that attempts to answer the most important/innovative question

  • The Design Award, given to the abstract with the most sound/best study design

Authors of abstracts that are not selected for an award may be offered the opportunity for presentation at the discretion of the selection committee.

The lead resident or fellow author of the winning abstracts will receive a grant of up to $1500 for travel expenses, an invitation to attend the faculty dinner, and the opportunity to present the paper during the meeting. The winning abstracts will also be featured on ICJR’s website, ICJR.net, and will be promoted to the orthopaedic community.

Only 1 submission per person will be accepted, and only residents and fellows practicing in the US are eligible.

Submissions should focus on topics in hip and knee replacement. Abstract should be 250 words or less and include the following:  

  • Title

  • Author names

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Conclusions

 Authors will be notified of the selection committee’s decision by Wednesday, May 8, 2019.


The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, through the generous support of our members and corporate partners, is offering fellows in orthopaedic programs the opportunity to earn a travel scholarship for the 7th Annual ICJR South Hip & Knee Course, taking place June 27-29 in Key Largo, Florida.

Fifteen scholarships of up to $1,500 each are available, and they are intended to offset expenses for travel to the course, such as airfare and hotel. Please note that course registration is complimentary for fellows. 

The submission deadline has been extended to Friday, May 10, 2019.

Qualifying Criteria

Travel scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled and in good standing in an orthopaedic fellowship program
  • Submit all information requested before the deadline
  • Agree to attend all educational sessions during the meeting
  • Agree to accept the scholarship funding after the meeting


How to Apply

Please submit the following in a Word document to Richelle Lopez at rlopez@icjr.net:

  • Your contact information: Full name, address, office and mobile phone numbers, email address
  • Fellowship program name, program director’s name, and address
  • A brief personal statement (200 words or less) addressing the importance of attending the 7th Annual ICJR South Hip & Knee Course
  • A letter of support and verification of your eligibility for these scholarships from your Program Director
  • Your curriculum vitae

The 15 winners of the travel scholarships will be announced on Friday, May 10, 2019.


If you have any questions or would like additional details regarding this program, please contact the organizers by phone +1 760 942 7859 or by email info@icjr.net.