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 17th 2018
SCR, Rotator Cuff
International Course of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Sao Paulo, Brazil
May 11th 2018
Rotator Cuff, PRP
Fellow's Forum 2018
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Naples, FL
March 24th 2018
Rotator Cuff, SCR
Level III Sports Medicine Symposium
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Sacramento, CA
December 9th 2017
Rotator Cuff
Orthopaedic Summit 2017 Evolving Techniques Course
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Las Vegas, NV
December 8th 2017
Rotator Cuff
Orthopaedic Summit 2017 Evolving Techniques Course
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Las Vegas, NV
December 6th 2017
Chondral Lesions, SCR
Orthopaedic Summit 2017 Evolving Techniques Course
Shoulders: Cartilage, Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex, BioCartilage
Las Vegas, NV
November 13th 2017
SCR, ACL
LifeNet Health Corporate Meeting
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Knees: Cruciate Ligaments
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Virginia Beach, VA
October 20th 2017
Orthobiologics
Innovative Techniques: Knee, Hip, Shoulder Course 2017
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex
Las Vegas, NV
June 2nd 2017
PRP, RCR
8th Annual Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Forum
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Naples, FL
May 13th 2017
SCR
LifeNet Health Corporate Meeting
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Virginia Beach, VA
April 18th 2017
SCR & Biceps Tenodesis
Brazil's Shoulder Course
Shoulders: Biceps, Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Naples, FL
April 17th 2017
SCR, Subscapularis Repair, Ultrasound
Brazil's Shoulder Course
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Ultrasound: Shoulder
Naples, FL
February 11th 2017
SCR
Advancements in Superior Capsular Reconstruction
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Milwaukee, WI
January 20th 2017
The Throwing Shoulder - ACL & ALL
San Francisco Giants 3rd Annual Sports Medicine Conference
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion, Arthroscopy
Knees: Cruciate Ligaments, Anterolateral Ligament (ALL)
Sports Medicine: General
San Francisco, CA
December 9th 2016
SCR
Orthopaedic Summit 2016
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Las Vegas, NV
November 3rd 2016
SCR & Knot or Knotless RCR
ICJR 5th Annual Shoulder Course
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Las Vegas, NV
October 28th 2016
Grafts in Shoulder Augmentation & SCR
LifeNet Health International Symposium
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Munich, Germany
August 5th 2016
SCR Update & Key Points
BioIlluminations VI
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Dallas, TX
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
June 10th 2016
Partial Rotator Cuff Tear Solutions
7th Annual Sports Medicine Fellowship Completion Forum
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Naples, FL
May 27th 2016
Superior Capsular Reconstruction
Australia-New Zealand SCR Lab
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Sydney, Australia
May 26th 2016
Instability, RCR, SCR
Shoulder 2 Shoulder 2016
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Sydney, Australia
May 25th 2016
Instability, RCR, SCR
Shoulder 2 Shoulder 2016
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Melbourne, Australia
May 24th 2016
Instability, RCR, SCR
Shoulder 2 Shoulder 2016
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Adelaide, Australia
May 23rd 2016
Instability, RCR, SCR
Shoulder 2 Shoulder 2016
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Brisbane, Australia
April 23rd 2016
SCR
MicroMed Shoulder Lab
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Cypress, CA
February 10th 2016
Superior Capsular Reconstruction
LifeNet NSM 2016
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Del Mar, CA
January 23rd 2016
Masters Shoulder Arthroscopy
Masters Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulders: Biceps, Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Los Angeles, CA
December 8th 2015
Superior Capsular Reconstruction
3rd SportsTek Annual Innovation Forum
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Carlsbad, CA
December 5th 2015
Superior Capsular Reconstruction
Orthopaedic Summit 2015
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Las Vegas, NV
December 4th 2015
Stem Cells & SCR
Orthopaedic Summit 2015
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Stem Cells, ArthroFlex
Las Vegas, NV
November 21st 2015
Masters Shoulder Arthroscopy
Masters Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Los Angeles, 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
September 19th 2015
Superior Capsular Reconstruction, RC Repair, Biologics
Superior Capsular Reconstruction Lab
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Brookfield, WI
July 24th 2015
Stem Cells, Platelet-rich Plasma, & SCR
BioIlluminations V
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Stem Cells, Platelet-Rich Plasma, ArthroFlex
St Louis, MO
July 10th 2015
Superior Capsular Reconstruction
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Orlando, FL
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
May 28th 2015
6th Annual Sports Medicine Fellowship Completion Forum (Shoulder)
Arthrex Surgical Skills Training
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Naples, FL
May 21st 2015
Superior Capsular Reconstruction
Summit Surgical WebEx
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Sacramento, CA
March 27th 2015
Superior Capsular Reconstruction
LifeNet Health/Arthrex AAOS Case Review
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Las Vegas, NV
March 7th 2015
Rotator Cuff Repair, from PASTA to Augmentation to SCR
Live Surgery Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Birmingham, United Kingdom
March 5th 2015
Shoulder Course and Cadaver Lab
Wrightington Hospital Shoulder Course & Cadaver Lab
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Manchester, United Kingdom
January 9th 2015
Superior Capsular Reconstruction
Arthrex NA Faculty Forum 2015
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Naples, FL
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
October 4th 2014
Advancements in Rotator Cuff & PASTA Repair / Anterior Instability / Superior Capsular Reconstruction
Masters Shoulder Course
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex, FlexiGraft
Scottsdale, AZ
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 20th 2014
Superior Capsular Reconstruction
9th Annual Beijing International Forum on Rehabilitation
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex
Beijing, China
September 19th 2014
Internal Brace / Shoulder Evaluation
CRRC Sports Medicine Meeting 2014
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Knees: Cruciate Ligaments, Anterolateral Ligament (ALL), Collateral Ligaments
Beijing, 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 8th 2014
ArthoFlex / Allograft GraftLink / BioCartilage in the Shoulder and Knee
Bioillumination IV Training
Shoulders: Cartilage, Rotator Cuff
Knees: Cruciate Ligaments, Cartilage
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex, BioCartilage
Denver, CO
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 5th 2014
Advances in Shoulder Surgery
Pacific Medical Shoulder Course
Shoulders: Biceps, Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
OrthoBiologics: ArthroFlex, FlexiGraft
Tracy, CA
January 17th 2014
Masters Shoulder Course
Arthrex Surgical Skills Training, Carlsbad 2014
Shoulders: AC Joint, Biceps, Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion, Arthroscopy
Carlsbad, CA
January 9th 2014
PASTA Bridge Repair
Arthrex North American Faculty Forum 2014
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Naples, FL
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
September 14th 2013
Treatment & Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries of the Shoulder
8th Annual Beijing International Forum on Rehabilitation
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion, Arthroscopy
Beijing, China
September 13th 2013
Biceps Tendonopathy & the PASTA Lesion
8th Annual Beijing International Forum on Rehabilitation
Shoulders: Biceps, Rotator Cuff
Beijing, China
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
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 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 17th 2012
Collagen Stuffed Sutures Enhance Healing of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears
WSTC & 7th EFOST Congress 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Collagen Sutures
London, United Kingdom
October 17th 2012
PASTA Bridge - A New Technique in PASTA Repairs: A Clinical Evaluation
WSTC & 7th EFOST Congress 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
London, United Kingdom
October 17th 2012
PASTA Bridge - A New Technique in PASTA Repairs: A Biomechanical Evaluation of Construct Strength vs. Suture Anchors
WSTC & 7th EFOST Congress 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
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
August 25th 2012
PASTA repairs, Posterior stabilization, AC repairs
Arthrex Surgical Skills Knee/Shoulder Roadshow
Shoulders: AC Joint, Instability, Rotator Cuff
Kansas City, MO
June 14th 2012
Collagen Stuffed Sutures Enhance Healing of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Collagen Sutures
Portland, OR
June 13th 2012
PASTA Bridge - A New Technique in PASTA Repairs: A Clinical Evaluation
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Portland, OR
June 13th 2012
PASTA Bridge - A New Technique in PASTA Repairs: A Biomechanical Evaluation of Construct Strength vs. Suture Anchors
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Portland, OR
June 10th 2012
PASTA Bridge - A New Technique in PASTA Repairs: A Biomechanical & Clinical Evaluation
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Ottawa, Canada
June 8th 2012
Collagen Stuffed Sutures Enhance Healing of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Collagen Sutures
Ottawa, Canada
May 17th 2012
Collagen Stuffed Sutures Enhance Healing of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears
AANA Annual Spring Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
OrthoBiologics: Collagen Sutures
Orlando, FL
May 17th 2012
PASTA Bridge - A New Technique in PASTA Repairs: A Clinical Evaluation
AANA Annual Spring Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Orlando, FL
May 17th 2012
PASTA Bridge - A New Technique in PASTA Repairs: A Biomechanical Evaluation of Construct Strength vs. Suture Anchors
AANA Annual Spring Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Orlando, FL
March 30th 2012
The PASTA Bridge: A Percutaneous Technique
Arthrex Surgical Skills Shoulder Symposium
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Naples, FL
January 6th 2012
PASTA Bridge: Technique and Pull-out Testing
Arthrex North American Faculty Forum 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Naples, FL
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
May 14th 2011
Shoulder Arthroscopy Course & Cadaver Lab
Pac Med Shoulder Arthroscopy Course & Cadaver Lab
Shoulders: Biceps, Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Tracy, 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
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
February 5th 2010
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
The Throwing Athlete
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion, Arthroscopy
Sacramento, CA
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
March 26th 2008
Shoulder Injuries in the Workplace
Sacramento Bee Occupational Health Meeting
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Sacramento, CA
February 4th 2008
Shoulder Injuries fot the Overhead Throwing Athlete
Results PT Baseball Seminar
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Sacramento, CA
January 31st 2006
Arthroscopic Surgery for Multidirectional Instability & Rotator Cuff Pathology
NCSME Sports Medicine Long Term Rehab Course
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff
Sacramento, CA
May 7th 2005
Arthroscopic Surgery for Multidirectional Instability & Rotator Cuff Pathology
CPTA Meeting: Biomechanics & Pathomechanics of the Overhead Throwing Athlete
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff
Sacramento, CA
May 22nd 2004
Arthroscopic Surgery for Multidirectional Instability & Rotator Cuff Pathology
CPTA Meeting: Biomechanics & Pathomechanics of the Overhead Throwing Athlete
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff
Sacramento, CA
January 23rd 2003
Common Shoulder Injuries
Sacramento Consumer Attorneys Association Sports Medicine Meeting
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Sacramento, CA
May 29th 2002
Common Shoulder Disorders
Sutter Family Practice Residents Meeting
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Sacramento, CA
February 28th 2002
Common Shoulder Injuries
Sacramento Consumer Attorneys Association Sports Medicine Meeting
Shoulders: Instability, Rotator Cuff, SLAP Lesion
Sacramento, CA