2nd Annual Toronto Orthopaedics Comprehensive Hip Course

2nd Annual Toronto Orthopaedics Comprehensive Hip Course:
at a glance

Credential(s) Earned

Certificate of Completion

Program Length

1 Day

Start Date

Saturday, January 11, 2020


No Fees Required - By Invitation to University of Toronto Arthroplasty Fellows and Senior Residents Only


This one-day comprehensive, immersive learning experience has been designed to advance the knowledge and practice of Clinical Fellows and Senior Residents in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Toronto.

Keynote Speaker – Dr. Rob Davey


  • Dr. Bheeshma Ravi
  • Dr. Christopher Kim
  • Dr. Amit Atrey
  • Dr. Sarah Ward
  • Dr. Herman Dhotar

Program Co-Chairs & Faculty 

  • Dr. Amir Khoshbin
  • Dr. Jesse Wolfstadt
  • Dr. Mike Zywiel


The 2nd Toronto Orthopaedics Comprehensive Hip Course is comprised of both didactic and hands-on cadaveric surgical skills stations.

Participants will engage in interactive, evidence-based didactic sessions covering the current state of the art for arthroplasty care of patients with hip arthritis and related pathology.

In the hands-on skills lab, participants will have the opportunity to practice surgical approaches and techniques for both primary THA, as well as extensile/revision surgery, in small groups under the guidance and direction of surgical faculty from the University of Toronto Division of Orthopaedics.  They will additionally have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with different primary and revision hip implants.  Each station will have an assigned instructor to provide dedicated skills development feedback along with insights into a variety of tips to ensure successful outcomes.

Target Audience

  • Clinical Fellows in hip arthroplasty from the University of Toronto, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Senior residents with interest in hip arthroplasty

Learning Objectives

At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • make evidence-based recommendations to enhance surgical efficiency and patient recovery after THA
  • employ clinical reasoning to formulate a surgical treatment plan for specific case-based scenarios in hip arthroplasty, including choice of surgical approach and implant
  • apply clinical and surgical tips and tricks to enhance workflow, and address both expected and unexpected intra-operative challenges


Full preliminary program.

Time Details
6:30 am – 7:00 am Registration and Breakfast
7:00 am – 7:10 am Welcome / Opening Remarks
7:10 am – 8:10 am Keynote Address:  Dr. Rod Davey
8:10 am – 9:45 am A series of 15-20 minute short didactic talks reflecting the interests of Senior Residents and Clinical Fellows based on a needs assessment.
9:45 am – 10:00 am Break
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lab Session #1

Primary Total Hip approaches and techniques

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Working Lunch
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Cases – “What would you do?”
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lab Session #2

Extensile/Revision Total Hip approaches and techniques

3:00 pm  – 4:00 pm Starting a new practice – what you wish you were told beforehand
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Closing Remarks

Keynote Speaker

Hip_Keynote Rod Davey We are honoured to have Dr. Rod Davey as our Keynote Speaker. Dr. Davey is an orthopaedic surgeon at the Toronto Western Hospital with special interest in hip arthroplasty, as well as Associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Toronto. Through his varied and distinguished career, Dr Davey has: contributed to the development of novel and successful hip implant systems as both a researcher and a designing surgeon; improved the quality and efficiency of orthopaedic care through multiple institutional and regional leadership positions; and been frequently recognized for his clinical teaching excellence. In addition to his busy primary and revision arthroplasty practice at the Toronto Western Hospital, he is a regular member of the Operation Walk Canada medical mission to Guatemala, which has provided nearly 1000 patients with hip and knee replacements.

Faculty and Speakers

Keynote Speaker – Dr. Rob Davey


  • Dr. Bheeshma Ravi
  • Dr. Christopher Kim
  • Dr. Amit Atrey
  • Dr. Sarah Ward
  • Dr. Herman Dhotar

Program Co-Chairs & Faculty 

  • Dr. Amir Khoshbin
  • Dr. Jesse Wolfstadt
  • Dr. Mike Zywiel


We are pleased to host the 1st Toronto Orthopaedics Comprehensive Hip Course at the Mount Sinai Surgical Skills Centre.  www.uoftssc.com

600 University Ave, Level 2
Toronto, ON
(take the elevators near the Murray St entrance down to level 2)

Note:  Paid parking is available on  Murray Street at several lots.

Date and Time

Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020

Time: 6:30am – 4:15pm