London Shoulder Meeting Online

Date: 06/08/2020 - 10/09/2020
Time: 7:00 pm BST
Location: Zoom video conferencing platform

Available spaces: 500

London Shoulder Meeting Online


CPD: 6 credits

Target audience: This meeting is aimed at orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic trainees, physiotherapists, and sports physicians.

This year’s London Shoulder Meeting will take place online and comprise of 4 x 90 minute CPD accredited evening sessions. All sessions will be recorded, so if you are unable to make any of the live sessions you will be able to watch these back in your own time.

The sessions will be interactive, with plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

Revisions: They are coming!
Part 1: Thursday 6 August, 7pm BST
Chair: Mr Simon Lambert, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals
Key note: Dr George Athwal, Orthopaedic Surgeon, St Joseph’s Health Care, Canada


19:00   Introduction, Mr Simon Lambert
19:05   How to remove a well fixed humeral stem, Dr George Athwal
19:15   How to make an allograft prosthetic composite, Dr George Athwal
19:25   Re-live surgery: Management of bone loss with bonegraft and BIORSA, Dr George Athwal
19:50   Questions
20:00   Development of guidelines for physios following revision shoulder arthroplasty, Mr Simon Lambert
20:20   Questions
20:30   Close


Arthroplasty for proximal humeral fractures: update and controversies
Part 2: Thursday 20 August, 7.30pm BST
Chair: Mr Jae Rhee, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
Key note: TBC


19:30   Introduction, Mr Jae Rhee
19:35   Pragmatic approach to proximal humeral fractures, Mr Ben Ollivere, Associate Clinical Professor, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
19:55   Questions
20:05   Update on arthroplasty for proximal humeral fractures, Mr Rohit Gupta, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
20:25   Questions
20:35   Rehab following arthroplasty for proximal humeral fractures: pitfalls and perils, Mrs Val Jones, Clinical Physiotherapy Specialist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
20:55   Questions
21:05   Close


Managing massive rotator cuff tears
Part 3: Wednesday 2 September, 7.30pm BST
Chair: Mr Henry Colaço, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Hampshire County Hospital
Key note: Dr Lionel Neyton, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Santy Orthopedic Center, Lyon


19:30   Introduction, Mr Henry Colaço
19:35   Massive rotator cuff tears – comma-directed double row repair, Dr Lionel Neyton
19:55   Massive rotator cuff tears – when to use biological augmentation, Mr Carlos Cobiella
20:10   Questions
20:30  Post-op rebab for massive cuff tears, Jenna Bardsley, Upper Limb Research Physiotherapist, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
20:50   Questions
21:00   Close


Managing bone loss in instability
Part 4: Thursday 10 September 7.30pm BST
Chair: Mr Carlos Cobiella, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals
Keynote: Dr Ettore Taverna, Shoulder Surgeon, Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan


19:30   Introduction, Carlos Cobiella
19:35   Arthroscopic management of glenoid bone loss, Dr Ettore Taverna
19:55   Open management of glenoid bone loss, Mr Graham Tytherleigh-Strong, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrooke’s Hospital
20:15   Questions
20:30   Post-op rebab for the athlete following instability of the shoulder, Dr Ian Horsley, North Technical Lead / NW Regional Physiotherapy Lead, English Institute of Sport
20:50   Questions
21:00   Close



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The quickest way to register and confirm your place is to book online by credit or debit card. In order for you to register online you will need to register with our website first, upon registration with ORUK you will be given the option to book this meeting online. If you have already registered with our website you can sign in and book.

We accept cheques, please ensure you attach an accompanying registration form. Cheques are to be made payable to “Orthopaedic Research UK” and posted to the address detailed on the registration form.

You can also pay by direct bank transfer, our transfer details are listed on the registration form. Please ensure you also complete and return a registration form if you are paying by direct bank transfer.

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Registration fee full course:

Consultant: £80.00
Industry individual without sponsorship: £80
Trainee: £60.00
Allied Health Professional: £40.00 (includes physiotherapists)


Please contact the events team via email: events@oruk.org  or telephone: +44 (0)20 7307 3013 if you have any further queries.

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Mr Carlos Cobiella, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals

Carlos Cobiella grew up in Spain and graduated from Medical School at the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid.

He moved to London where he completed his Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He became interested in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and had further training in this area under the care of Messrs Bayley, Calvert and Lambert at the Shoulder and Elbow Unit at the RNOH and Professor Birch at the Peripheral Nerve Injury.

He is a Consultant Shoulder & Elbow and Sports Surgeon at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust. He is founding member of The Shoulder Practice, Head of the Upper Limb Section of the Institute of Sports, Exercise and Health at UCL. He collaborates closely with the English Institute of Sport, UK Athletics, the British Olympic Association and professional sports teams. He was part of the medical team at the London 2012 Olympics and is the NFL Upper Limb Surgeon in Europe.

He enjoys all aspects of Shoulder and Elbow surgery, including the treatment of Sports injuries, arthritis and fractures and has a keen interest in arthroscopic techniques. He is a member of faculty in numerous courses in Arthroscopic and Sports Injury Surgery, both national and international. He directly supervises the training of medical students, junior doctors, a UCH Shoulder and Elbow Fellow and is convenor for the London Shoulder Meeting. Carlos continues to publish and present research for advances in surgical techniques regularly.

Mr Henry Colaço, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Henry is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in conditions of the shoulder and elbow. He graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine and completed his training in London, before completing specialist training fellowship posts in shoulder & elbow surgery and complex upper limb surgery at University College Hospital, and St George’s Hospital, as well as the British Elbow & Shoulder Society (BESS) Travelling Fellowship in France.

He was appointed as a Locum Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, and an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at University College London, before being appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital. His special interests include upper limb trauma and complex reconstructive and sports shoulder and elbow surgery.

His research interests include the use of simulation to enhance surgical skills training and improve patient safety. He received the ‘Innovation in Simulation’ award from the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) in 2015 and is a member of both the BOA and BESS Simulation Working Groups.

Mrs Val Jones, Clinical Physiotherapy Specialist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

With over 20 year’s experience, Val is the Lead Physiotherapist for shoulder and elbow conditions in Sheffield and works closely with nationally recognised upper limb surgeons.
Val’s speciality is management of the shoulder and elbow problems including; tennis elbow, golfers elbow, post-operative rehabilitation, shoulder instability problems and rotator cuff injuries.
She is the former allied health professional representative for the British Elbow and Shoulder Society, and is also the elected UK representative for the European Society for Shoulder and Elbow Rehabilitation (EUSSER).
Val lectures internationally and has published work in surgical journals regarding shoulder and elbow rehabilitation.

Mr Simon Lambert, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals

Simon is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at University College London Hospital, Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science, University College London. He was previously senior surgeon on the upper limb service at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust, and visiting surgeon to the States of Jersey. Simon has published widely on all aspects of trauma and shoulder and elbow conditions, and is currently completing an MD concerning the effectiveness of fixed-fulcrum reverse shoulder replacement for the treatment of rotator cuff deficient shoulder arthritis. He has supervised MD and PhD level students researching frozen shoulder, rotator cuff disease, and elbow arthroplasty. He is the current author of the Shoulder Girdle and Upper Arm chapter of Gray’s Anatomy and the equivalent Gray’s Surgical Anatomy texts. He is co-supervisor of research into aspects of shoulder anatomy in the Department of Anatomy, University of Innsbruck.

Mr Jae Rhee, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Princess Royal Hospital, Telford

Mr Jae Rhee qualified from Royal Free and University College London Medical School in 2003. Following completion of his surgical training in Middlesex & UCL Hospitals, he undertook postgraduate orthopaedic training on the reputable Oswestry Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt programme. Following the award of FRCS in 2012, he further pursued shoulder fellowship training in London. Mr Rhee has expanded his expertise further by undertaking additional hand & upper limb fellowship training at the Hand & Wrist Unit in Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, as well as being awarded the EFORT fellowship where he spent time at the internationally renowned Karolinska Sports Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

He was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder & Upper Limb Surgeon at the Princess Royal Hospital in the West Midlands, where he undertakes elective and emergency surgery for all aspects of shoulder, elbow and hand disorders. He has particularly developed a specialist interest in arthroscopic shoulder surgery.

He finds research and training equally important. He has published widely including several contributions to textbooks of orthopaedic surgery, and reviews scientific articles for the ‘Bone and Joint Journal’. He is a regular faculty and examiner on regional and national courses, as well as lecturing MSc students at the Institute of Sports Exercise and Health, University College London.

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