The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Jaguar Sports Medicine at Augusta University will be holding its 3rd Annual Jaguar Sports Medicine Conference. The conference will feature Dr. Xavier Duralde as the visiting professor. Dr Duralde is a senior partner at Peachtree Orthopaedics, as well as adjunct professor at Emory. He is a founding member of the Georgia Shoulder and Elbow Society and is President of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons. Dr. Duralde is a surgical consultant for Atlanta United FC and lead orthopaedist for the Atlanta Braves. He has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and is widely known and respected for his prolific contributions to orthopaedic surgery literature.
The format of the conference will be a dinner reception on the evening of Thursday, November 18th, followed by the conference on Friday, November 19th. The conference will begin with presentations by panelists and will be followed by a question and answer session with each panel. Also included will be case presentations from the orthopaedic surgery residents at Augusta University. The conference will conclude on Friday afternoon with a brief reception at the conference area.