Past Meetings

Archived Meeting Information

VOS-2019-72nd-AnnualMtg-web72nd Annual Meeting
May 3-5, 2019
The Intercontinental at the Wharf
Washington, DC

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Congratulations to the 2019 Quiz bowl Winner:  Walter Reed
DJ Fredericks, Kyle Nappo, Sean Slaven

Oral Abstract Winners:
1st – Side-to-Side Supercharging Improves Functional Recovery Following Long Acellular Nerve Allograft Repair in a Rat Model – Monika Debkowska, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University
2nd – Biomechanical Comparison of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction with the Docking Technique versus Repair with Internal Bracing - Blake Bodendorfer, MD, Georgetown University
3rd – Geriatric Pelvic Fractures Present an Opportunity for Better Bone Health Management – Christian Smith, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Poster Winners:
Degree of Compliance with Surgical Selection Criteria is Associated with a Lower Risk of Surgical Site Infection in Total Hip ArthroplastyAidan Morrell, Virginia Commonwealth University
Same Day Protocol for Inpatient Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty:  Drain and Laboratory Test Cost Savings - Benjamin Coobs, MD, Carilion Clinic
3rd -
The Predictive Value of Postoperative Anemia on Length of Stay for Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive (MIS) Lumbar FusionIshaan Sachdeva, Carilion Clinic

People’s Choice Winner: Feasibility of Patient Utilization of a Formal Exercise Prescription in the Emergency Department Population – Robert Nicholson, Carilion Clinic



71st Annual Meeting
April 20-22, 2018
The Greenbrier Resort
White Sulphur Springs, WVA

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Congratulations to the 2018 Quiz bowl Winner:  University of Virginia
Aaron Casp, S. Evan Carstensen and Michael Hadeed

Oral Abstract Winners:

1st – Understanding and Perceptions of Overlapping Surgery Among Orthopaedic Trauma Patients – Cody Evans MD , University of Virginia
2nd – Biomechanical Evaluation of Osteoporotic Periprosthetic Femur Fracture with Proximal Bicortical Fixation and Allograft Struts
Robert O’Connell MD, Virginia Commonwealth University
3rd – Cutaneous Temperature as a Metric for Predicting Septic Knees – Lia Manfredi, Virginia Tech School of Medicine

Poster Winners:

1st – Comparable Outcomes Following Bucket Handle Meniscus Repair and Vertical Meniscus Repair Can be Achieved at a Minimum 2 Years Follow-Up – Jonathan Godin, MD, Carilion Clinic
2nd – Cost Efficacy of MRSA Decolonization with Intranasal Povidone Iodine – Ryan Rieser MD, Carilion Clinic
3rd – Does Early Follow-Up After Total Joint Arthroplasty Decrease Readmission Rates? – Rebecca Sanderson MD, Virginia Commonwealth University

People’s Choice Winner:  Why Are We Failing Fragility Fracture Patients?  A Survey of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Views on Osteoporosis Care
David Barton, Virginia Tech Carilion


VOS-2016-70th-AnnualMtg-web70th Annual Meeting
April 21-23, 2017
The Boar’s Head Inn
Charlottesville, VA

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Congratulations to the First Inaugural Quiz Bowl Winner:  Virginia Commonwealth University
Team:  Ashton Goldman, Paul Crook and Obinna Ugwu-Oju

Oral Abstract Winners:

  •     1st – The Effect of Prescription Size on Narcotic Consumption and Patient Satisfaction Following Outpatient Minor Hand Surgery – A Prospective, Randomized Trial – Cassandra Mierisch; Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics
    • 2nd – Liposomal Bupivicaine Utilization in Total Knee Replacement Does Not Decrease Narcotic Usage, Post-Operative Pain, or Length of Stay – Grace Schumer; Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
    • 3rd – Simultaneous Bilateral vs Unilateral Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty:  A Retrospective Comparison - Alexander Tauchen; Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic

Poster Winners:

  • 1st – Rapidly Progressive Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Intra-Articular Steroid Injections – Christopher Bednarz; VCU Health School of Medicine
  • 2nd – Economic Burden of Unnecessary Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Knees in Elderly Patients with Advanced Osteoarthritis – Seungwhan Roh; Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • 3rd - Bromosulfophthalein Inhibits Activation of RAW264.7 Macrophages – Xinlin Yang PhD; University of Virginia


69thAnnualCover69th Annual Meeting
April 15-17, 2016
The Williamsburg Lodge
Williamsburg, VA

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    • Poster Winners: 1st – Distal Ulnar Hounsfield Units Accurately Reflect Forearm Bone Mineral Density – Scott Wagner, MD, T. Dworak, P. Grimm, G. Balazs, S. Tintle, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
    • 2nd – Indications for Direct Laryngoscopic Examination of Vocal Cord Function Prior to Anterior Cervical Surgery – Anirudh Gowd, A. Nazemi, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, C. Behrend, J. Carmouche, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA, T. Albert, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
    • 3rd - Why are We Dropping the Ball on Osteoporosis? A Survey of Orthopaedic Providers – David Barton, J. Carmouche, C. Behrend, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA
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VOS2015Annual68th Annual Meeting
April 24 – 26, 2015
The Homestead
Hot Springs, VA

VOS2014Annual67th Annual Meeting
May 2 – 4, 2014
Hotel Roanoke
Roanoke, VA


66th Annual Meeting
May 3 – 5, 2013
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Washington, DC

65th Annual Meeting
May 4 – 6, 2012
Williamsburg Lodge
Williamsburg, VA


64th Annual Meeting
April 29 – May 1, 2011
The Homestead
Hot Springs, VA

63rd Annual Meeting
April 30 – May 2, 2010
Omni Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA

VOS 2010 Abstract Award Winners
Clinical Abstract Podium Winner
Scott Yang; Sean Jones-Quaidoo; Matthew Eager; Justin Griffin; Vasantha Reddi; Wendy Novicoff; Vincent Arlet
Title: Right adolescent idiopathic thoracic curve (Lenke 1 A and B): Does cost of instrumentation and implant density improve radiographic and cosmetic parameters?

Abstract Poster Presentation Winner
Xiuli Wang, Fuai Cui, Abhijit Dighe, Gary Balian, Quanjun Cui
Title: Synergism between VEGF and BMP- 6 enhances angiogenesis and osteogenesis

Abstract Podium Presentation Winner
Kerry Loveland; Scott Adams; Satya Mallu; Jonathan Isaacs
Title: Anabolic steroid as a strategy in reversing denervation atrophy

62nd Annual Meeting
May 1 – 3, 2009
Virginia Beach Hilton Oceanfront
Virginia Beach, VA

61st Annual Meeting
May 2 – 4, 2008
Wintergreen, VA

60th Annual Meeting
May 4 – 6, 2007
Omni Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA

59th Annual Meeting
May 19 – 21, 2006
Norfolk, VA

>58th Annual Meeting (2005)
May 13 – 15, 2005
The Homestead
Hot Springs, VA

57th Annual Meeting (2004)
May 14 – 16, 2004
Norfolk, VA

56th Annual Meeting Information (2003)
Reception to Honor Members of the Virginia Assembly
January 15, 2003
Richmond, VA

55th Annual Meeting Information (2002)