Alan M. Hirahara, MD, FRCSC
Orthopaedic SurgeonSpecialist in Sports Medicine

PRESENTATIONS

Dr. Hirahara speaks to medical audiences worldwide. He teaches shoulder and knee arthroscopy, OrthoBiologics, and MSK ultrasound by lecturing and demonstrating both in cadaver labs and at conferences. Many of his presentations can be found here, which are searchable by both subject and date.

PAST PRESENTATIONS

May 11th 2018
Rotator Cuff, PRP
Fellow's Forum 2018
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Naples, FL
October 20th 2017
Orthobiologics
Innovative Techniques: Knee, Hip, Shoulder Course 2017
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex
Las Vegas, NV
July 22nd 2017
PRP, BMC, & Ultrasound
Orthobiologics - A New Spin
OrthoBiologics: Stem Cells, Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Chicago, IL
June 10th 2017
PRP vs. BMC
8th Annual PRP & Regenerative Medicine Symposium (TOBI)
OrthoBiologics: Stem Cells, Platelet-Rich Plasma
Las Vegas, NV
June 2nd 2017
PRP, RCR
8th Annual Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Forum
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Naples, FL
June 20th 2016
PRP, BMC, SCR, Biologics, Shoulder & Knee Arthroscopy
Quest Medical Sports Conference & Lab
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Knees: Cruciate Ligaments, Cartilage, Meniscus, Patellar Pathology
OrthoBiologics: Stem Cells, Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex, BioCartilage, FlexiGraft, StimuBlast
New Orleans, LA
March 5th 2016
Train the trainer course on Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Image Guided Injection of OrthoBiologics
Hong Kong MSK Ultrasound & OrthoBiologics Course
OrthoBiologics: Stem Cells, Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Shoulder, Knee, Injections, Surgery
Hong Kong, China
January 15th 2016
PRP in Baseball & Soft Tissue Injuries
SF Giants Sports Medicine Conference
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
San Francisco, CA
October 28th 2015
Advancements in Biologics & Superior Capsular Reconstruction
Houston Shoulder Society Meeting
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex, FlexiGraft
Houston, TX
October 9th 2015
Rotator Cuff, Instability, & OrthoBiologics
3er Simposio Panamericano de Actualizacion en Artroscopia Y Ortopedia
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, BioCartilage
Vina del Mar, Chile
July 24th 2015
Stem Cells, Platelet-rich Plasma, & SCR
BioIlluminations V
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Stem Cells, Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex
St Louis, MO
June 19th 2015
Treatment of Sports Injuries in Elite Athletes
JOSKAS 7th Annual Meeting
Knees: Anterolateral Ligament (ALL)
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections, Surgery
Sapporo, Japan
June 18th 2015
ACP Treatments
JOSKAS 7th Annual Meeting
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Knees: Cruciate Ligaments, Anterolateral Ligament (ALL), Meniscus
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Sapporo, Japan
November 22nd 2014
Masters Shoulder Course
Apollo Surgical Masters Shoulder Course
Shoulders: Cartilage, Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex, BioCartilage, FlexiGraft, StimuBlast
St Louis, MO
September 27th 2014
Incorporating Biologic Technology Advances into my Practice
Arthrex National Sales Meeting 2014
Knees: Anterolateral Ligament (ALL)
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, BioCartilage, StimuBlast
Orlando, FL
September 26th 2014
Biologics Technology for Shoulder Joint Preservation
Arthrex National Sales Meeting 2014
Shoulders: Cartilage, Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex, BioCartilage, FlexiGraft, StimuBlast
Orlando, FL
September 17th 2014
Train the trainer course on Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Image Guided Injection of OrthoBiologics
Hong Kong MSK Ultrasound & OrthoBiologics Course
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Shoulder, Knee, Injections, Elbow
Hong Kong, China
September 16th 2014
Advances in Sports Medicine
Hong Kong PRP Meeting 2014
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Knees: Anterolateral Ligament (ALL)
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Hong Kong, China
August 7th 2014
PRP in Clinical Practice / FlexiGRAFT/StimuBlast
Bioillumination IV Training
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Knees: Cruciate Ligaments
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, FlexiGraft, StimuBlast
Denver, CO
July 6th 2014
Advances in PASTA and Rotator Cuff Repair / Anterior Stabilization / PRP
Guangdong General Hospital Sports Medicine Meeting
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex, FlexiGraft
Guangzhou, China
July 4th 2014
Japan Shoulder Meetings
Funabashi Sports Medicine Meeting
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Funibashi, Japan
July 3rd 2014
Advanced Rotator Cuff Repair – Biologic Options to Enhance Healing
AR-Ex Sports Medicine Meeting
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex, FlexiGraft
Tokyo, Japan
July 2nd 2014
Japan Shoulder Meetings
Kameda Institute Sports Medicine Meeting
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, FlexiGraft, StimuBlast
Kamogawa, Japan
June 5th 2014
5th Annual Sports Medicine Fellowship Completion Forum (Shoulder/OrthoBiologics)
Arthrex Surgical Skills Training
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex, BioCartilage, FlexiGraft, StimuBlast, Collagen Sutures
Naples, FL
April 24th 2014
The Conservative Management of Symptomatic Knee OA in Clinical Practice: How is PRP changing the way I treat my patients?
Tribe Medical Webinar & Dinner Presentation
Knees: Cartilage
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Victoria, Canada
December 7th 2013
PRP & BioCartilage: What's It All About?
3rd Annual Emerging Techniques in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery Conference
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, BioCartilage
Las Vegas, NV
October 23rd 2013
Updates on RC Repair, PASTA Repair, Instability, Biceps, AC Repair, PRP
Arthrex Japan Shoulder Meeting
Shoulders: AC Joint, Biceps, Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion, Arthroscopy
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Los Angeles, CA
August 2nd 2013
Increased Concentration of White Blood Cells in PRP Weakens Rotator Cuff Tendons When Used for PASTA Repairs
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2013
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Lake Tahoe, CA
May 29th 2013
Platelet-rich Plasma vs. Cortisone Injection For Non-surgical Treatment Of Shoulder Pain
American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 2013
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Indianapolis, IN
April 25th 2013
Increased Concentration of White Blood Cells in PRP Weakens Rotator Cuff Tendons When Used for PASTA Repairs
AANA Annual Spring Meeting 2013
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
San Antonio, TX
April 20th 2013
Rotator Cuff Repair, Instability and OrthoBiologics in Sports Medicine
Arthrex Knee & Shoulder Symposium
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, BioCartilage, FlexiGraft, StimuBlast
Chicago, IL
April 19th 2013
Platelet-rich Plasma vs. Cortisone Injection For Non-surgical Treatment Of Shoulder Pain
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 2013
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
San Diego, CA
April 2nd 2013
OrthoBiologics in Sports Medicine & Update on Shoulder Arthroscopy
China Rehabilitation Research Center Sports Medicine Meeting
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion, Arthroscopy
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex, BioCartilage, FlexiGraft, StimuBlast
Beijing, China
January 22nd 2013
SLAP & PASTA Lesions
Results Education Series
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, FlexiGraft
Sacramento, CA
October 18th 2012
Platelet-rich Plasma vs. Cortisone Injections for the Non-surgical Treatment of Shoulder Pain
WSTC & 7th EFOST Congress 2012
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
London, United Kingdom
October 17th 2012
Increased Concentration of White Blood Cells in PRP Weakens Rotator Cuff Tendons When Used for PASTA Repairs
WSTC & 7th EFOST Congress 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
London, United Kingdom
September 29th 2012
Clinical Results Using Biologics in Shoulder Sports Medicine
ArthroLondon 2012
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, BioCartilage, FlexiGraft
London, United Kingdom
September 6th 2012
Update on Biologics
Arthrex National Sales Meeting 2012
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, BioCartilage, FlexiGraft, StimuBlast
Phoenix, AZ
August 21st 2012
Platelet-rich Plasma
Sutter Orthopaedic Institute Grand Rounds
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Sacramento, CA
July 28th 2012
OrthoBiologics, Shoulder Arthroscopy, & Cadaver Lab
Physician Assistant Shoulder Course & Cadaver Lab
Shoulders: AC Joint, Biceps, Instability, SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex, BioCartilage
Tracy, CA
June 14th 2012
PRP: Use & Abuse
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2012
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Portland, OR
June 10th 2012
Platelet-rich Plasma vs. Cortisone Injections for the Non-surgical Treatment of Shoulder Pain
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2012
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ottawa, Canada
June 9th 2012
NBA Team Physicians Society MSK Ultrasound Course 2012
NBA Team Physicians Society MSK Ultrasound Course
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Shoulder, Injections, Surgery
Chicago, IL
February 25th 2012
Ultrasound of Shoulder & Knee, Ultrasound Guided Injections, OrthoBiologics
SonoSite MSK Ultrasound Course & Cadaver Lab
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Shoulder, Knee, Injections
Tracy, CA
February 24th 2012
Update on ACP
Pacific Medical Rep Training
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Tracy, CA
February 4th 2012
PRP & Ultrasound in Sports Medicine
LA Podiatric Society Annual Meeting 2012
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Los Angeles, CA
January 7th 2012
Biologics in Sports Medicine & Ultrasound Cadaver Lab
Arthrex North American Faculty Forum 2012
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, StimuBlast
Ultrasound: Injections
Naples, FL
November 19th 2011
Ultrasound of Shoulder, Knee & Hip; Ultrasound Guided Injections; OrthoBiologics
Cleveland Clinic MSK Ultrasound Course & Cadaver Lab
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Shoulder, Knee, Injections, Hip
Cleveland, OH
September 24th 2011
ACP Clinical Studies Update & Ultrasound Guided Injections
Arthrex National Sales Meeting 2011
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Dallas, TX
August 17th 2011
Clinical Applications of PRP in Humans
VA3 Meeting 2011
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Naples, FL
August 6th 2011
Ultrasound of Shoulder & Knee, Ultrasound Guided Injections, OrthoBiologics
SonoSite MSK Ultrasound Course & Cadaver Lab
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Shoulder, Knee, Injections
Chicago, IL
July 28th 2011
Platelet-rich Plasma vs. Cortisone Injections for the Non-surgical Treatment of Shoulder Pain
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2011
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Honolulu, HI
July 27th 2011
Update on Orthobiologics & PASTA Bridge: A New Technique
Kaiser Update in Orthopaedic Surgery
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex, BioCartilage
Wailea, HI
July 27th 2011
PRP with WBC’s Increases Likelihood of Tear Through by Sutures in PASTA Repairs
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2011
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Honolulu, HI
July 23rd 2011
Shoulder Arthroscopy Course & Cadaver Lab
University Of Nevada Shoulder Arthroscopy Course & Cadaver Lab
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Tracy, CA
April 13th 2011
Platelet-rich Plasma vs. Cortisone Injections for the Non-surgical Treatment of Shoulder Pain
AANA Annual Spring Meeting 2011
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
San Diego, CA
January 8th 2011
PASTA Bridge & Clinical Use & Effectiveness of ACP in Sports Medicine
Arthrex North American Faculty Forum 2011
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Naples, FL
December 11th 2010
PRP & the Use of Ultrasound for Injections
McMaster University - PRP & the Use of Ultrasound for Injections
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Hamilton, Canada
November 19th 2010
How I Use PRP in my Practice
AANA 29th Annual Fall Meeting
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Phoenix, AZ
October 10th 2010
Ultrasound of Shoulder, Knee & Hip; Ultrasound Guided Injections; OrthoBiologics
SonoSite SITE Course
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Shoulder, Knee, Injections, Hip
Portland, OR
August 4th 2010
Platelet-rich Plasma Injection for Non-Surgical Treatment of Shoulder Pain
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2010
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Monterey, CA
June 9th 2010
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery & PRP in Sports Medicine
McGill University Visiting Professor
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion, Arthroscopy
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Montreal, Canada
June 9th 2010
PRP in Sports Medicine
Université de Montreal - PRP in Sports Medicine
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Montreal, Canada
June 9th 2010
PRP in Sports Medicine
Université de Sherbrook - PRP in Sports Medicine
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Sherbrook, Canada
May 22nd 2010
Ultrasound of Shoulder, Ultrasound Guided Injections, OrthoBiologics
SonoSite SITE Course
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Shoulder, Injections
Charlotte, NC
March 18th 2010
PRP & MSK Ultrasound in Sports Medicine
Beth Isreal Hospital Meeting
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Boston, MA
March 18th 2010
PRP & MSK Ultrasound in Sports Medicine
Mass General Hospital Meeting
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Boston, MA
March 18th 2010
PRP & MSK Ultrasound in Sports Medicine
New England Musculoskeletal Institute Research Meeting
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Farmington, CT
February 20th 2010
PRP & Ultrasound Guided Injections in Sports Medicine
SonoSite SITE Course
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
San Francisco, CA
February 10th 2010
PRP & MSK Ultrasound in Sports Medicine
SonoSite National Sales Meeting 2010
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Dallas, TX
February 8th 2010
PRP & MSK Ultrasound in Sports Medicine
SonoSite Board of Directors Meeting
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Seattle , WA
January 8th 2010
Use of PRP in Sports Medicine & Physical Exam of the Shoulder
PBATS Baseball Medicine Conference 2010
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
San Francisco, CA
November 5th 2009
ACP & Ultrasound Use in Sports Medicine
Arthrex North American Faculty Forum 2009
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Ultrasound: Injections
Naples, FL
October 20th 2009
Platelet-Rich Plasma in Sports Medicine
UC Davis Sports Medicine Meeting
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Sacramento, CA
August 26th 2009
Platelet-Rich Plasma
Roseville Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Roseville, CA
August 14th 2009
Platelet-Rich Plasma
Orange County Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Orange County, CA
July 31st 2009
Enhancing SLAP Repairs with Fibrin-PRP Clots
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2009
Shoulders: SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Seattle, WA
July 8th 2009
Enhancing SLAP Repairs with Fibrin-PRP Clots
AOSSM Annual Meeting 2009
Shoulders: SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Keystone, CO
July 5th 2009
Enhancing SLAP Repairs with Fibrin-PRP Clots
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2009
Shoulders: SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Whistler, Canada
June 25th 2009
ACP Use in Sports Medicine
ArthroMunich 2009
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Munich, Germany
June 9th 2009
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery & Platelet-Rich Plasma
San Jose Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting
Shoulders: Arthroscopy
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
San Jose, CA
May 31st 2009
Platelet-Rich Plasma
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellows Conference
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Tracy, CA
May 11th 2009
PRP in Sports Medicine
Pac-10 Conference Medical Staff Meeting
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Tracy, CA
April 30th 2009
Enhancing SLAP Repairs with Fibrin-PRP Clots
AANA Annual Spring Meeting 2009
Shoulders: SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
San Diego, CA
January 15th 2009
Platelet-Rich Plasma in Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Reno Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting
Shoulders: Arthroscopy
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Reno, NV
July 17th 2008
Platelet-Rich Plasma in Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Biomet National Sales Meeting
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Orlando, FL