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On Demand

Upper Extremity Rapid Fire

Total Credits: 1 including 1.0 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
State Associations:
OOA - Ohio
Benjamin Szerlip, DO |  Desmond Stutzman, DO |  Scott Stephens, MD |  Ryan Klinefelter, MD
55 Minutes
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At the end of this session, the participant should be able to…

Learning Objectives:

  1. Employ physical exams to help determine next steps in an upper extremity case
  2. Determine optimal imaging modalities and interpret x-rays and MRIs
  3. Initiate non-operative management of common upper extremity orthopedic conditions

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Ohio Osteopathic Foundation (OOF) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

Grievance Policy: The OOF strives to provide continuing medical education programs to fulfill the needs of the attendees and to meet the AOA Uniform Guidelines and AOA Accreditation Requirements. Comments, questions, or complaints should be forwarded to OOA Executive Director Matt Harney, by calling the OOF Office at 614-299-2107 or by mail to OOF, PO Box 8130, Columbus OH 43201, or by email to



Benjamin Szerlip, DO's Profile

Benjamin Szerlip, DO Related Seminars and Products

Dr. Szerlip is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in all aspects of the shoulder, including total and reverse shoulder replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, fracture care, sports medicine injuries, as well as non-operative treatments.

Dr. Szerlip graduated from Mt. Vernon High school and earned his bachelor’s degree from the College of Wooster. After college he received additional training in clinical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He attended medical school at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio, and completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Afterward, Dr. Szerlip pursued a nationally renowned fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery with the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

Dr. Szerlip has authored multiple research publications and given national presentations on shoulder replacement design and technique. He also currently serves as an instructor to educate surgeons on advanced principles of shoulder replacement. While in Texas, he co-founded the Austin Shoulder Institute where he practiced for the past 5 years.

Dr. Szerlip has no disclosures.

Desmond Stutzman, DO's Profile

Desmond Stutzman, DO Related Seminars and Products

Dr. Stutzman is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in hand and elbow surgery with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand and Elbow Surgery.  He has expertise in fractures, peripheral neuropathy (carpal tunnel syndrome), wrist and elbow reconstruction, as well as arthritis, tendon and ligament injuries from fingertip to elbow.  Dr. Stutzman received his Bachelor’s Degree from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. He then attended The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio and was a member of the Sigma Sigma Phi Medical Student Honor Society, where he received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree. He completed both his Internship and Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Stutzman then completed a Fellowship at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville, Kentucky where he was a member of the team that performed the second-hand transplant in the United States.

Dr. Stutzman is involved in medical education and research has given numerous presentations on Orthopedic topics and published a number of articles in The American Journal of Orthopedics.  He has served on advisory panels for new implants about the wrist and elbow and continues to be involved in the development of new techniques in regards to hand and elbow surgery.  He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Ohio University.

Dr. Stutzman has no disclosures.

Scott Stephens, MD's Profile

Scott Stephens, MD Related Seminars and Products

Dr. Scott Stephens is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery, and sports medicine. He performs all aspects of shoulder surgery from minimally invasive arthroscopy to complex shoulder replacements.  Areas of special interest include shoulder arthritis, rotator cuff, distal humerus fractures, and biceps tendon ruptures/ tendinitis. 

Dr. Stephens received his medical degree from University of Toledo School of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  Following residency, he completed dual fellowship sub-specialty training.   His first fellowship was in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy in Miami, Florida at Doctor’s Hospital where he assisted in the care and treatment of the 2013 NBA Champion Miami Heat.  He then completed a Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship at the University of Texas at San Antonio under the guidance of world-renowned shoulder and elbow surgeons Drs. Rockwood, Morrey, and Wirth.  While there, he learned the latest techniques in shoulder and elbow arthroscopy and reconstruction.

Dr. Stephens has no disclosures.

Ryan Klinefelter, MD's Profile

Ryan Klinefelter, MD Related Seminars and Products

Dr. Klinefelter is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand surgery with an emphasis on complex hand and wrist injuries. He received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and later attended medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio.  Following graduation, he stayed at OSU where he completed both his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery.  After practicing for several years as a general orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Klinefelter completed a hand surgery fellowship at the Indiana Hand Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Dr. Klinefelter holds privileges at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s, Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital, and the New Albany Surgery Center.  He currently is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the Columbus Orthopaedic Society.

Dr. Klinefelter has no disclosures. 



Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 6