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2024 NEXT LEVEL Sports Medicine Conference

Registration Fee: $160.00 Hours: 9.50 January 13 - 15, 2024
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January 13 - 15, 2024
AdventHealth Nicholson Center
404 Celebration Place
Celebration Place, Florida
Dr. Ciccotti, Tommy John, Dr. Luke Oh, Dr. Harrison Youmans, Dr. Jason Epstein, Todd Furman PT, Dr. Russell Huffman, Dr. Amir Kachooei, Dr. Patrick King, Todd Maurer MSPT, Dr. Adam Money, Dr. Michelle Mullins, Dr. Olamide Oshikoya, Dr. Erik Pettyjohn, Dr. John Ruder, Dr. Kirk Solberg, Dr. Nicole Wilson, Caroline Gordy DDS, David Garcia PT
AdventHealth Sports Partnerships - Rachel Anderson
CE Credits: 9.5
Contact Hours: 9.5, Category: Category A

Are you an Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Physical Therapist, or a Sports Medicine Physician? If so, this conference event is for you! In this years "NEXT LEVEL Sports Medicine Conference" the Orlando Magic and AdventHealth have lined up some of the top sports medicine experts. This two-day event is geared towards delivering information that will elevate your professional performance. This event is pending approval by the BOC for Athletic Trainers and NSCA for Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist for CSCS and ATCs, APTA, and AMA for 9.5 CEUs Catagory A.

Registration Fee Includes:

  • Welcome Reception hosted by Rothman Orthopaedics on January 13, 2024 at the Gran Destino Tower at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm.
  • 2 days of Seminar (up to 9.5 CEUs)
  • Breakfast and lunch on seminar days.

Keynote Speakers: 

Dr. Ciccotti, Director of the Sports Medicine Team at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, is internationally recognized for his work in sports medicine.  He is the Everett J. and Marian Gordon Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Rothman Orthopaedics and Thomas Jefferson University.  He is currently Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine as well as the Director of Sports Medicine Fellowship and Research at Rothman Orthopaedics and the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.  He also currently serves as the Chairman of the Major League Baseball Medical Advisory Committee, the President of the Orthopaedic Learning Center Board of Directors and the President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.  He has been the Head Team Physician and Medical Director for the Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Team as well as Saint Joseph’s University sports for more than 25 years.

Tommy John was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for 26 seasons from 1963 to 1989. He is best known for undergoing a revolutionary surgical procedure, now known as Tommy John Surgery, to repair a damaged ligament in his pitching arm. After the surgery, John went on to win 164 games, and his successful comeback became an inspiration for many athletes. John finished his career with a record of 288-231, and his 700 career starts rank as the eigth most MLB history.

Conference Agenda

Saturday, January 13, 2024

Welcome Reception presented By Rothman Orthopaedics

4:30-6:30 pm          Held at the Barcelona Lounge in the Gran Destino Tower at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort   

Sunday, January 14, 2024


07:00 - 07:50 am     Registration Opens & Breakfast

07:50 - 07:55 am     Welcome


07:55 - 09:10 am     Session 1: Experts in Shoulder Surgeries & Treatment                        

09:10 - 09:25 am     Break ("Media Timeout")

09:25 - 11:00 am     Session 2: Anatomy & Physiology of the Shoulder

11:00 - 11:20 am     Break ("Media Timeout")

11:20 - 12:00 pm     Session 3: Keynote Speaker #1 Dr. Michael G. Ciccotti, Sr.


12:00 - 01:00 pm     Lunch Break


01:00 - 01:50 pm    Session 4: Advanced Management of Shoulder Injuries

01:50 - 02:10 pm     Break ("Media Timeout")

02:10 - 03:30 pm     Session 5: Keynote Speaker #2 Tommy John

03:30- 03:50 pm     Break ("Media Timeout")

03:50 - 05:00 pm     Session 6: Managing the Tommy John Epidemic

05:00 - 05:10 pm     Day 1 Closing Remarks

Networking Social presented by Rothman Orthopaedics

6:30-8:30 pm           Held at Splitsville Luxury Lanes in Disney Springs

Monday, January 15, 2024

07:00 - 07:50 am     Registration Opens & Breakfast                                         

07:50 - 08:00 am     Welcome Back


08:00 - 09:35 am     Session 7: The Overhead Athlete - Beyond the Shoulder

09:35 - 09:50 am     Break ("Media Timeout")

09:50 - 11:05 am     Session 8: Innovations & Trends in Sports-Related Concussions

11:05 - 11:15 am     Day 2 Closing Remarks

To register for this conference:

  • Click on the "Register for Event" above (enter promotion code if applicable).
  • Once you have completed your event registration you will immediately receive a confirmation email with the itinerary and detail information about this conference.
  • On the day of the conference please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to event start time to check-in to ensure that you don't miss valuable information.
  • Instructions will be given at the event on how to receive continuing education credit.

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ACCREDITATION: This event has been submitted for accreditation approval for 9.5 CEUs to the Athletic Trainers-BOC, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist-NSCA, and Florida Board of Athletic Training.

Full Speaker Line-up:

Dr. Luke Oh is the Medical Director of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at AdventHealth Orthopaedic Institute. He is a renowned surgeon, medical educator, research scientist, entrepreneur, and innovator. He is a triple-fellowship trained, board certified Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon. Dr. Oh completed multiple subspecialty fellowships including Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at Mass General, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, and an apprenticeship with Dr. James Andrews to master the techniques for Tommy John surgery for pro baseball players. Dr. Oh spent 14 years as a full-time faculty member at Harvard Medical School and Mass General and was also a team physician for the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, New England Revolution, Boston Bruins and Harvard University for over 12 years.

Dr. D. Harrison Youmans, MD is a board-certified non-surgical Orthopaedics and sports medicine specialist. He uses treatments like physical therapy, activity modifications, medication, and immobilization to treat all types of sports-related injuries and other Orthopaedic conditions. Dr. Youmans obtained his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, graduating as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed residency training in Family Medicine and a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine where he trained under world-renowned Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.

Dr. Epstein is a board-certified physician specializing in sports medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at Inspira Healthcare Network in Woodbury, NJ and followed with a sports medicine fellowship at Halifax Health. He currently serves as the head team physician for the Orlando Solar Bears and works closely with professional wrestling and the performing arts. His areas of expertise include physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries. He is fellowship trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Injection therapies that Dr. Epstein may consider, include corticosteroid, viscosupplementation, and regenerative therapies, including platelet rich plasma (PRP) and biologic therapies. In addition, he is skilled in the management of sports-related concussion. He is active in research and has particular interest in core muscle and overuse injuries along with injury prevention.

Todd Furman, PT information coming soon!

David Garcia, DPT

Caroline Gordy, DDS information coming soon! 

Dr. Russell Huffman is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. He is considered an expert in Shoulder and Elbow surgery by his peers nationally and internationally and holds additional subspecialty board-certification in orthopedic sports medicine. Dr. Huffman received his medical degree from the Duke University School of Medicine with honors and a Master's in Public Health from John Hopkins. He went on to complete an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California in San Francisco followed by fellowships in sports, shoulder and elbow surgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. he was also a visiting fellow on the shoulder and elbow service at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Dr. Amir Kachooei is an Orthopaedic hand and wrist surgeon specializing in all hand, wrist, and elbow conditions, including degenerative and traumatic conditions. He is well-versed in arthroplasty, arthroscopy, reconstruction, and fracture repair. Dr. Kachooei’s number one goal is patient satisfaction, and he is dedicated to educating medical students, residents, and other trainees on providing the best patient care. Dr. Kachooei’s research led to nine patents, more than 90 peer-reviewed articles on elbow surgery, two books and two book chapters, and over 100 oral and poster presentations. He has supervised more than 20 theses, mentored many researchers, and has been Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery for over a decade.

Dr. Patrick King is a fellowship-trained, board-certified sports medicine physician specializing in orthopedic and sports-related care for concussions and shoulder, hip, and knee conditions. He focuses on non-operative solutions like lifestyle modifications, rehabilitation, injections, biologic treatments and injury prevention. Dr. King has served as a team physician for multiple colleges and provided physician coverage for sporting events and NCAA tournaments. He has served on NCAA and health network advisory committees, been involved in community outreach programs and presented at multiple national conferences.

Todd Maurer, MSPT information coming soon!

Dr. Money is an Orthopaedic sports medicine physician specializing in shoulder and knee conditions.  He received his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School and went on to complete a residency in Orthopaedic surgery at Prisma Health/University of South Carolina.  He followed with a Sports Medicine Orthopaedic fellowship from Stanford University.

Dr. Money treats all sports related conditions, with particular focus on arthroscopy (minimally invasive surgery) and ligament repair/reconstruction. Dr. Money is active in Orthopaedic research and has published numerous articles and book chapters on Orthopaedic topics focused on sports medicine.

Dr. Mullins is a fellowship trained Primary Care Sports Medicine physician. She uses non-surgical treatments to address a variety of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Her clinical interests include youth athlete injury prevention, overuse injuries, concussion, tennis medicine, and bone stress injury management. She is trained in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound to diagnose Orthopaedic conditions and to aid with proper needle placement during injection therapies, including corticosteroid, hyaluronic acid, and platelet-rich plasma. She received her medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.  Her post graduate training includes completion of residency in Family Medicine at Ohio State University and Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at Emory University.

Dr. Olamide Oshikoya is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions. He focuses on the open and arthroscopic treatment of all conditions of the shoulder and elbow including arthritis, tendon disorders, fractures, and instability. He is particularly interested in complex problems, involving bone loss, irreparable tendon tears, and failed previous surgery.

Dr. Pettyjohn is a fellowship trained sports medicine physician, specializing in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries of athletes and non-athletes. He provides his patients with non-operative treatment options including musculoskeletal diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, Platelet-Rich Plasma injections (PRP), viscosupplementation, trigger point injections, as well as concussion management.

Dr. Pettyjohn completed both his residency and sports medicine fellowship at the University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. During fellowship, he served as fellow team physician for several collegiate and high school teams including the University of Florida NCAA Division I and club sport athletes. His experience focused on concussions as well as the management of acute musculoskeletal injuries including fracture and laceration.

Kyle Reedy, PT information coming soon!

Dr. John Ruder is a fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon specializing in all facets of sports related injury prevention and treatment.  He graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in biology and subsequently earned his medical degree from the University of Central Florida.  He completed an Orthopaedic residency at Carolinas Medical Center, followed by a sports medicine fellowship with E. Lyle Cain, MD, Jeffery R. Dugas, MD, Benton A. Emblom MD, and James R. Andrews, MD at the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) in Birmingham, Alabama. His research interests include sports medicine and hip preservation, having published numerous articles on these topics.  In addition, he has presented his research at multiple local and national Orthopaedic conferences.


Dr. Wilson is a fellowship trained, non-operative sports medicine physician. She specializes in non-surgical treatments to address a variety of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Her clinical interests include injury prevention and youth athletics, especially volleyball and gymnastics. She is trained in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound to diagnose Orthopaedic conditions and to aid with proper needle placement during injection therapies such as corticosteroid, hyaluronic acid, and platelet-rich plasma.

Dr. Wilson obtained her medical degree from Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and followed with a residency in Family Medicine with a concentration in Sports Medicine at Halifax Family Medicine in Daytona Beach, FL. Subsequently, she completed her fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.