Contemporary Approach to Managing ACL Injuries in the Young Athlete

Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Grand Rounds - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Contemporary Approach to Managing ACL Injuries in the Young Athlete

Pediatric sports injuries are becoming more common​ with around two million high school sports injuries per year​ due to increased participation rates​, higher levels of competition​, an early focus on specific sports​, and athletes playing concurrent sports​.  Females have a 2.5x greater risk of ACL injury.

Presenters at the June 2016 Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Grand Rounds share their considerable experience treating ACL injuries in young athletes. 

Presented by:

Ahmad F. Bayomy, M.D. (R4)
Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
Dept. of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Christopher Y. Kweon, M.D.
Associate Professor of Sports Medicine
UW Medicine Sports Medicine Center
Dept. of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Gregory A. Schmale, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Seattle Children's Hospital
Dept. of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine