Dr. LaPrade is Organizing the 2nd Complex Knee Injury Course

Dr. Robert LaPrade is Organizing the 2nd Complex Injury Knee Course When: November 17-18, 2023 Where: Jaipur Marriott Hotel, India In Association with: Arthroscopy Academy and Arthroscopy Study Group India Theme: Understanding Complex Knee Injuries What: After a resounding response for the 1st Master Course in 2019, we are pleased to announce the 2nd Master Course in Complex Knee Injuries in association with Arthroscopy Academy [...]

Dr. LaPrade Co-Chairs Master Course: Osteotomies Around the Knee

Dr. Robert LaPrade to Co-Chair Surgical Skills Master Course: Osteotomies Around the Knee When: October 6-7, 2023 Where: OLC Education Center, Rosemont, IL Presented by: ISAKOS & AOSSM What: Dr. LaPrade is co-chairing this surgical master course presented by AOSSM and ISAKOS, providing a global perspective on osteotomies. This masters-level course is designed for surgeons who have experience with the procedure and are looking for [...]

Dr. LaPrade Explains Patrick Mahomes, Tony Pollard – High Ankle Sprains

It was a rough weekend for a few football players. Tony Pollard, Dallas Cowboy running back suffered a high ankle sprain and a broken leg: Sunday, and like Mahomes on Saturday, it was officially confirmed that Cowboy's running back, Tony Pollard suffered a high-ankle sprain. However, unlike the Mahomes, he did not return to the game in the second half. In fact, after further [...]

First TCO Smith and Nephew Fellows Bioskills Lab Course a Big Success

The first North Central Smith and Nephew Fellows course was held at the new TCO bioskills lab on January 20-21, 2023. It was a great success with great interaction and excellent teaching of surgical skills and pearls from the faculty to the fellow attendees. Faculty included Drs. Larson and LaPrade from TCO, Dr. Chahla from Rush University in Chicago, Dr. Okoroha from the Mayo [...]

Dr. LaPrade Will Be Hosting North Central Fellows Jan 20-21, 2023

Dr. Robert F. LaPrade will host North Central Fellows When: January 20 - 21, 2023 Where: TCO 2685 Vikings Circle, Suite #150 Eagan, MN 55121 What: Course Description: Through hands-on lab experiences and brief demonstrative lectures, attendees will have the opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge related to the treatment of various knee sports medicine pathologies. Attendees can expect to work alongside leading [...]

Dr. Robert LaPrade, PhD, Speaks on Posterolateral Knee Injuries in Santiago Chile

Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD traveled to the Clinica Las Condes Medical Center in Saniago Chile where he conducted an Advanced Knee Course for Athletes. Dr. LaPrade taught about posterolateral knee injuries and is pictured below with Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD

Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD, Among Top Orthopedic Researchers in the World as h-index Surpasses 100

Dr. Robert LaPrade, researcher and complex knee surgeon, reaches an h-index of over 100 with at least 100 articles cited at least 100 times. EDINA, MINN. (PRWEB) AUGUST 30, 2022 Complex knee surgeon and research clinician scientist, Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD, joins the list of most highly cited researchers (h-index => 100 according to his public profile in the Google Scholar Citations database). A [...]

AANA Course Offered: Sharpen Your Knee Repair Techniques

Dr. Robert LaPrade, Course Chair for ANNA September 9-10, 2022 ANNA Presents a course for Complex Knee Surgeons called: Sharpen Your Knee Repair Techniques A Comprehensive Advanced Knee Arthroscopy Lab Course When: September 9-10, 2022 Where: Rosemont, Illinois Course Chair: Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD Master Instructors: Julie A Dodds, MD; Christopher M. Larson, MD Featured Topics: Optimizing Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction [...]

SOMOS Grand Rounds Webinar #13 Welcomes Dr. LaPrade to the Faculty

SOMOS: Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons Webinar #13: Approaching the Sports Knee Dr. Robert LaPrade will be part of the faculty for the SOMOS Webinar #13 on September 28, 2022 at 8pm Eastern, 7pm Central.  This 1-hour panel-based discussion will help members of SOMOS: Gain technical perspective in advanced techniques for arthroscopic ACL reconstruction Gain perspective and knowledge in the evaluation and treatment [...]

Optimizing My ACLR to Ensure a Successful Primary ACL Surgery | Dr. Robert LaPrade Chairs AAOS Webinar

Optimizing My ACLR to Ensure a Successful Primary ACL Surgery Save the date!  Dr. Robert LaPrade, PhD will be chairing the AAOS Webinar called: Optimizing My ACLR to Ensure a Successful Primary ACL Surgery. Here are the details: Format:  Webinar Location:  Online Date:  September 14, 2022 Time:  7:15 PM - 8:15 PM CT Credits:  1.00 CME This webinar is an AAOS FREE Member [...]

The Meniscus Congress in Luxembourg Features Dr. Robert LaPrade July 7, 2022

Dr. Robert F. LaPrade will present information on the surgical anatomy of the medial meniscus ramp at the Meniscus Congress in Luxembourg WHAT: Dr. LaPrade will speak on: “The Surgical Anatomy of the Medial Meniscus Ramp" WHEN: Conference runs from July 7 - 9, 2022 Dr. LaPrade speaks on Thursday, July 7th at 9:00AM For more information and to register: REGISTER PROGRAM INFORMATION [...]

Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD to Give Presidential Lecture at Minnesota Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting

Dr. Robert F. LaPrade to give the Presidential Lecture at the Minnesota Orthopaedic Society's Annual Meeting WHAT: Dr. LaPrade will speak on: “Overcoming Dogma and Level 5 Evidence: 25 Years of Sports Medicine Advancement Using the Research Pyramid” WHEN:  May 6, 2022 WHERE:  Westin Edina Hotel Meeting Information: (Courtesy of the Minnesota Orthopaedic Society) Minnesota Orthopaedic Society's Annual Meeting Click Here to Register [...]

Dr. LaPrade Named Top Doctor by Castle Connolly for 8th Year

Dr. LaPrade is once again named "Top Doctor" for 2022 by Castle Connolly Dr. LaPrade has been named, once again, to Castle Connolly's Top Doctors for 2022. The Castle Connolly recognition is only given to the top 7% of all US board-certified physicians in the nation. It is considered by physicians to be the only legitimate recognized category of excellence in American medicine. [...]

Dr. LaPrade is Featured in the Wall Street Journal for Rebuilding Marathon Runner, Shalane Flanagan’s Knees

From the Wall Street Journal: Written By Laine Higgins Shalane Flanagan Aims to Finish Her Sixth Marathon in Six Weeks—On Two Rebuilt Knees Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons The former NYC Marathon winner returns to the Big Apple this weekend to finish a moonshot goal she set after reconstructive surgery on both knees. When former New York City [...]

Dr. LaPrade is Quoted in Healio Orthopedics Today – What Nonoperative Approaches for Knee OA Do You Use in Recreational vs Advanced Athletes?

Dr. LaPrade is Quoted in Healio Orthopedics Today What Nonoperative Approaches for Knee OA Do You Use in Recreational vs Advanced Athletes? Treatment depends on OA factors: Nonoperative approaches for any patient with OA depends upon a stepwise approach, which often depends upon the degree of arthritis, its location, the patient’s range of knee motion and the patient’s tibiofemoral or patellofemoral alignment. One [...]

Dr. LaPrade Wins Two Awards For Collaborative Studies With International Colleagues In The Journal of ISAKOS

Dr. Robert F. LaPrade wins Two Awards For Collaborative Studies With His International Colleagues The Journal of ISAKOS (the official journal of the The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine) awards Dr. LaPrade and his international colleagues two prestigious awards: "The Best Current Concepts Review Award" and "The Best Original Article Award" The article titled: Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction failure and [...]

Dr. Robert F. LaPrade is Awarded The Jack C. Hughston Sports Physician Award for 2021

Dr. Robert F. LaPrade has been selected as the recipient of the Jack C. Hughston Sports Physician award for 2021. The Jack C. Hughston Sports Physician Award is the academy’s highest individual honor for a physician. The award was instituted to grow the bonds and demonstrate the importance of collaboration between sports physicians and sports physical therapists. Successful candidates exhibit a willingness to [...]

2021 AANA/AOSSM Specialty Day

Dr. Robert F. LaPrade will be speaking at the 2021 AANA/AOSSM Specialty Day. When: 3/17/2021 - 3/18/2021 (Dr. Laprade is on Thursday, March 18th)  Where: Virtual Event Dr. Laprade will speak from 7:43-7:49 p.m. Session V: Knee Cartilage, Meniscus and Biologics Fix the Meniscus … At All Costs: Meniscus Root, Ramp, Radial Tears Here is the agenda: 2021-sd-agenda You may register for this [...]

Dr. Robert F. LaPrade Speaks on International Zoom Call on: Evidence-based Updates on Multiple Ligament Knee Injuries in 2020

Dr. Robert F. Laprade recently spoke on: Evidence-based Updates on Multiple Ligament Knee Injuries in 2020 during an international zoom call for the University of Minnesota Sports Medicine program: Grand Rounds. You may watch the recorded Zoom call here:

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