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2022 OAOS Annual Conference

2022 OAOS Annual Orthopaedic Conference

Date & Location

October 28-29, 2022
The Nines Hotel
525 SW Morrison St
Portland, OR 97204

Hotel Reservations & Parking Info

OAOS has secured a group rate for the conference – valid through Oct 19th.

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Click here to register for the 2022 OAOS Annual Orthopaedic Conference.

2022 Exhibitors

Click here to see our 2022 Platinum and Gold exhibitors. Please make sure to visit their tables and thank them for supporting our conference!


2022 Conference Program
Online Course Evaluation

Step 1: Complete Online Course Evaluation

After the meeting, click here to complete the Online Course Evaluation. This evaluation can only be completed in one sitting.  You can also find this link on the conference page of our website. A page to keep notes for your evaluation is included in your packet.

Step 2: CME Certificate will be Emailed

After you submit your online course evaluation, OAOS staff will send you (via email) a certificate to complete and return. Please keep a copy on file for your records. For PA-Cs and NPs, a certificate of attendance will be emailed. Please contact Shelley Shirley at 503-358-1942 or if you have any questions.

Target Audience/Program Focus

OAOS plans educational activities for orthopaedic doctors in Oregon and surrounding areas. We seek to serve the educational needs of our membership, as well as the needs of local and regional orthopaedic doctors. Our program is open to orthopaedic physicians and physician assistants that are currently in practice, orthopaedic physicians in residency programs, as well as retired and part-time physicians.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Oregon Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates the Oregon Association of Orthopedic Surgeons 2022 Annual Orthopaedic Conference, 10/28/2022 – 10/29/2022, in Portland, OR for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

2022 Faculty:

Paul Tornetta, III, MD
AAOS Second Vice President
Chief and Chair, Professor and Residency Program Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA | More Info

Dr. Tornetta has expertise in multicenter trials and trial methodology, serving on the executive committees of the SPRINT, FAITH, TRUST, and FLOW trials. He leads the Orthopaedic Trauma Research Consortium and was on the executive committee of the department of defense funded METRC consortium.  He has lectured extensively worldwide on orthopaedic trauma, evidence-based literature application, and education. He has served on the faculty of more than 250 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) CME, Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) and international symposia and skills courses as well as developing new educational programs for these organizations.  An author of more than 250 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Tornetta is also a lead editor for Rockwood and Green’s textbook on fracture care (an industry standard) and an editor of multiple other textbooks and textbook series. He has contributed to the field with the development of new surgical techniques as well as implants.

  • Medical School: SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn
  • Internship: SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn
  • Residency: SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn
  • Fellowship: Hospital of the Good Samaritan

Erik Kubiak, MD
Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Medicine
Las Vegas, NV | More Info

Dr. Kubiak was a member of a research team that was recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense with a peer-reviewed Orthopaedic Technology Development Award for a new fracture healing monitoring system.

He has extensive experience in orthopaedic trauma and as an adult reconstruction surgeon, has acted as a principal investigator or co-principal investigator on numerous clinical and research studies. With broad experience in several complex surgical methods, he has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in the area of orthopaedic injury and rehabilitation.

  • Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Residency: NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital
  • Fellowship: Harborview Medical Center

Zachary Adler, MD
Fellowship Director,  Pacific Northwest Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction Fellowship, MultiCare Health Systems
Tacoma, WA | More Info

Zach Adler, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroplasty of the hip and knee. In addition to diagnosing and treating fractures and other musculoskeletal injuries of the upper and lower extremities, Dr. Adler has clinical interests in primary and revision total hip and knee replacements. He graduated with honors from Duke University and subsequently received his medical degree from MCP – Hahnemann School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of New Mexico and then his fellowship in Orthopedic Oncology and Complex Limb Reconstruction at the University of Florida. He is an active member in both AAOS and AAHKS.

  • Medical School: Hahnemann School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of New Mexico
  • Fellowship: University of Florida

Kelli Baum, DO
Samaritan Health Services
Albany, OR | More Info

Dr. Baum specializes in joint replacement surgery. Her interests include total hip and knee replacements, revision hip and knee replacement and hip fracture care. Dr. Baum strives to improve mobility with less invasive procedures such as anterior total hip replacement, minimally invasive posterior total hip replacement and customized instrumentation for total knee replacement. 

  • Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Residency: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Wake Forest University

Gavin Button, MD
Orthopedic Specialists
Portland, OR | More Info

Gavin J. Button, MD, a native of Portland, joined Orthopedic Specialists, P.C. in 2005. Dr. Button has extensive training in both general orthopedics and spine surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed spine fellowships at Orthopedic Physician Associates at Swedish Hospital and also at the University of Washington. In addition, he had five years of general orthopedic training at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Button specializes in neck and low back conditions and he has experience with the newest technologies including microsurgery and disc replacement. He has performed thousands of spine surgeries ranging from microdiscectomies to multilevel fusions.

  • Medical School: Tufts University
  • Internship: University of California, Davis
  • Residency: University of California, Davis
  • Spine Fellowship: Orthopedic Physician Associates, Swedish Hospital
  • Spine Fellowship: University of Washington

Bopha Chrea, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR | More Info

Dr. Chrea is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon. She specializes in helping people get back to their pre-injury level of activity, whether that is running marathons, playing a collegiate sport, or simply walking for exercise. She offers advanced treatment options and specialized care for a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions and disorders including fractures, arthritis, minimally invasive surgery, deformity correction, and soft tissue injuries including Achilles tendon injuries. She has a particular clinical interest in sports and athletic injuries involving the foot and ankle. A former collegiate athlete, Dr. Chrea is dedicated to helping her patients get moving again, without pain and back to the activities they love.

  • Medical School: Trinity College, University of Dublin
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Mississippi
  • Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery

Craig Gillis, DO
Summit Orthopaedics
Lake Oswego, OR | More Info

Originally from Calgary, Canada, Dr. Gillis moved to the Pacific Northwest in 2001. The robust training he received during residency and fellowship has given him the skills to manage a broad range of upper extremity issues from carpal tunnel syndrome to revision shoulder replacements.

His practice focuses on upper extremity care from the shoulder to fingers, including complex trauma and nerve repair, primary and revision shoulder replacement and arthroscopy, elbow and wrist arthroscopy, and microsurgery.

  • Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Residency: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
  • Fellowship: State University of New York at Buffalo

Timothy Keenen, MD
Lake Oswego, OR

  • Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • Internship: U.S. Naval Hospital
  • Residency: U.S. Naval Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of California, Davis

Elizabeth Lieberman, MD
Orthopedic & Fracture Specialists
Portland, OR | More Info

Dr. Lieberman specializes in orthopaedic surgery, adult reconstructive surgery and joint replacement surgery.

  • Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University
  • Internship: Oregon Health & Science University
  • Residency: Oregon Health & Science University
  • Fellowship: Washington University

Mark E. Mildren, MD
Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Eugene, OR | More Info

  • Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Traditional Rotating, Loma Linda University Health
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Loma Linda University Health
  • Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction, University of Virginia School of Medicine

J. Christopher Noonan, MD
Samaritan Health Services
Corvallis, OR | More Info

Dr. Noonan actively pursues the latest technologies in spine surgery, and performed the first endoscopic spine fusion and Dynesys dynamic stabilization in the state of Wisconsin. He previously served as chief of orthopedics, chairman of credentials committee, and chief of staff at the United Hospital System in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

  • Medical School: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities School of Medicine
  • Internship: Loyola University Medical Center
  • Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center

Matthew O’Brien, MD
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR | More Info

Dr. Matthew O’Brien is an assistant professor within the Department of Diagnostic Radiology specializing in Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention. After practicing in the community, Dr. O’Brien joined OHSU in August of 2021. His special interests include musculoskeletal MRI and ultrasound, as well as technology in medical imaging and education.

  • Medical School: Wayne State University
  • Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ryan Petering, MD
Associate Professor, Sports Medicine Medical Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR | More Info

  • Medical School: East Tennessee State University
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Fellowship: Primary Care Sports Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

John (Jeb) Reid, III, MD
Asante Physician Partners
Ashland, OR | More Info

John Reid, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports injury repair including ACL revision, meniscus and cartilage surgery and partial and total knee replacement in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He served as a US Ski Team physician for 15 years and is fellowship-trained in sports medicine.

  • Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University
  • Internship: Oregon Health & Science University
  • Residency: Oregon Health & Science University
  • Fellowship: Taos Orthopedic Institute

Peter Roessler, MD
Anesthesiologist & Medical Director, Oregon Surgical Institute
Beaverton, OR | More Info

  • Medical School: University of California Irvine School of Medicine
  • Internship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency: University Southern California Medical Center

Lewis G. Zirkle, MD
President and Founder, Chairman, SIGN Fracture Care
Richland, WA | More Info

Dr. Zirkle founded SIGN in order to bring healing to the injured poor in developing countries. Today, he gives mentorship to SIGN Surgeons at each hospital, reviews patient cases, and inspires new, innovative design ideas.

Educational Objectives & Course Descriptions

Click here for the 2022 educational objectives and course descriptions.


In accordance with the requirements of the ACCME, each instructor, staff, planning committee member, and all in control of content for this continuing education activity, has disclosed any affiliations with, or financial interests in ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients with which you have a relevant financial relationship now, or within the prior 24 months. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Disclosures for all 2022 faculty, staff and planning committee members can be found online on the AAOS disclosure search website and in our program.

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Exhibitor Registration

  • 417 2nd Street
    Lake Oswego, OR 97034
  • 503-303-5071