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

December 15th 2012
Ultrasound of Shoulder, Knee, Hip & Ultrasound Guided Injections
SonoSite MSK Ultrasound Course & Cadaver Lab
Ultrasound: Shoulder, Knee, Injections, Hip
Las Vegas, NV
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
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
A Clinical Evaluation of a New Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis Technique
WSTC & 7th EFOST Congress 2012
Shoulders: Biceps
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
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 25th 2012
PASTA repairs, Posterior stabilization, AC repairs
Arthrex Surgical Skills Knee/Shoulder Roadshow
Shoulders: AC Joint, Instability, Rotator Cuff
Kansas City, MO
August 21st 2012
Platelet-rich Plasma
Sutter Orthopaedic Institute Grand Rounds
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Sacramento, CA
August 21st 2012
Update on the ACL
Results Education Series
Knees: Cruciate Ligaments
OrthoBiologics: BioCartilage, StimuBlast
Sacramento, CA
August 3rd 2012
ACLS / ATLS Update & Practical
CSUS Medical Staff Trauma Seminar & Practical
Sports Medicine: General
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 16th 2012
A Clinical Evaluation of a New Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis Technique
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Biceps
Portland, OR
June 14th 2012
PRP: Use & Abuse
Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2012
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Portland, OR
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 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
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
June 8th 2012
A Clinical Evaluation of a New Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis Technique
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Biceps
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
A Clinical Evaluation of a New Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis Technique
AANA Annual Spring Meeting 2012
Shoulders: Biceps
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
May 2nd 2012
CSUS Concussion Protocol
CSUS Student Health - Sports Medicine Meeting
Sports Medicine: General
Sacramento, CA
March 30th 2012
The PASTA Bridge: A Percutaneous Technique
Arthrex Surgical Skills Shoulder Symposium
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Naples, FL
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
January 6th 2012
PASTA Bridge: Technique and Pull-out Testing
Arthrex North American Faculty Forum 2012
Shoulders: Rotator Cuff
Naples, FL