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AVORE News and Upcoming Meetings

Winter 2023*

February 2-4, 2023 

The Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel

San Diego, California

The winter 2023 AVORE meeting is quickly approaching. We will be meeting Feb. 2-4, 2023, in beautiful San Diego this year instead of in January. 

Meeting Agenda

2/2/2023 (Thu)

2:30-3:45pm      Council meeting



Gary Brown memorial lecture(s), AVORE members (e.g. Short Radius, Kei Hayashi)
Tibial Tuberosity Transposition Tool #2 - the evolution, Massimo Petazzoni


Meniscal repair, PJ Rocheleau

3D MediVision, Young Joo Kim


2/3/2023 (Fri)

8am   Osteoarthritis Update,  Kristin Shaw


9pm -Noon    DFO lecture, Michael P Kowaleski


1pm -3pm    DFO lab #1, Michael P Kowaleski


3pm-5pm    DFO lab #2, Michael P Kowaleski


Free Communications


2/4/2023 am (Sat)


New Oral Supplements for OA/Mobility, Matthew Brunke

DFO- CORA/ TBL, wedge/ crescentic osteotomy, using MPR axial images

to assess anteversion, Rory Paton

New intra-articular options for canine OA, Matthew Brunke



Distal Tibial osteotomy, Steve Petersen

PLUS (Petazzoni Longitudinal Ulnar Splitting) to treat medial compartment disease 8-year experience, Massimo Petazzoni

Radial Osteotomy, Mark Fuller


Free Communications



Double plate #1, David Dycus

Double plate #2, Dean Filipowicz

4-year experience on TCAP TransCutaneous Amputee Prosthesis, Massimo Petazzoni


Free Communications


We also have events scheduled each evening thanks to the generous

support of our vendors!

Thursday Night:  Zoetis and Movora

Friday Night:  Intrauma and VTS

Saturday Night:  Synthes and Arthrex


Please click on the link below to book your hotel room and please plan on booking your room for all three nights to help support AVORE’s nightly room commitment for the meeting. 


To book your hotel reservations, please click on the following link:

Summer 2023

July 2023

Anchorage, Alaska

About our meetings: 

Exact times of presentations may change based on topic flow and time availability.


Meeting attendees are expected to present a case report, retrospective case series, practice tip, journal article review or share a summary from another meeting. Deadline for submitting topics for the Winter 2023 meeting is December 10th, 2022.  Please submit your outline to Kei Hayashi ( or Marie Hoover ( to be placed on the meeting agenda.

Free communications:  AVORE encourages participation from all attendees.  If you have something you would like to present but didn’t get onto the program, time has been set aside in Free Communications at the end of both days.  Please contact Kei Hayashi with your topic. 


* “The course will be submitted for 12** hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions of certain methods of delivery of continuing education.” 

Please call Dr. Chuck Walls at 925-250-3545 for further information. 

Registration and Fees

Registration will be limited to the first 50 registrants. 

To register for the AVORE meeting please email  

You will be placed on the registration list and an invoice for the registration fees will be sent. 


Registration fees $600 if registered and paid before the meeting

Registration fees if registering at the meeting $650

Technicians and nursing staff $100

(AVORE Council Members’ dues cover the meeting registration fees.)


Please note that AVORE is now set up to process credit cards.

If you wish to pay with a credit card, please see the "Registration and Payments" page of this website.

If you wish to pay with a check:

Please mail your check payable to AVORE to:

Marie Hoover

13768 SE Thurmont Street

Happy Valley, Oregon  97086


Meeting Information

AVORE sends out email announcements with the dates, place, agenda and meeting particulars.  You do not have to be a member to attend the meetings.  To receive meeting announcements via email please contact the Executive Secretary to be placed on the distribution list.  The Executive Secretary oversees the meeting registration and dinner/special events reservations as needed for each meeting.  If you have any questions or special requirements for a meeting, please see the "Contact" page of this website.

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