Knee Osteoarthritis: A Focus on Hyaluronic Acids

Date: October 4, 3 p.m. ET

In this webinar, you’ll review the non-surgical management of knee osteoarthritis with a comprehensive lens on guidelines and recent publications. This webinar is not CME-eligible.

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Speaker: Vinod Dasa, MD

Dr. Vinod Dasa completed his undergraduate and medical school in the 7-year combined degree program at Union College and Albany Medical College in New York. After completing medical school, Dr. Dasa trained in the State University at New York (SUNY) at Buffalo orthopaedic surgery residency program. In 2006 he furthered his training at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute in Manhattan in Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement Surgery. This fellowship is internationally recognized as one of the pioneers in total knee replacement surgery.

After completing his fellowship Dr. Dasa and his wife decided to begin their careers as faculty at LSUHSC to help rebuild post-Katrina. In his tenure at LSU he has developed surgical techniques to allow outpatient opioid-free total knee replacement and pioneered the use of cutting-edge technologies such as iovera. He has presented and published his research internationally in some of the world’s leading publications and conferences. He serves in leadership roles both regionally and nationally and was most recently involved in national expert panels to help CMS redesign the delivery of total joint replacements and establish national guidelines on the management of knee arthritis with the AAOS. He currently serves as vice chair for academic affairs for the department of orthopedics, Irvin Cahen endowed chair for research, and co-director of the surgical opioid mitigation initiative (OMI). He is the co-founder and chief medical officer for an innovative start up, SIGHT Medical, and helped co-found a novel medical education platform called DOC SOCIAL. He is considered a Digital Opinion leader in healthcare and was named LinkedIn Top Voices in Healthcare in 2018 and 2022. His research interests cover all areas of adult orthopaedics focusing on joint replacement, knee arthritis, health disparities, and outcomes research.

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