Steadman-Philippon Research Institute's Dr. Robert LaPrade to demonstrate anatomic ACL reconstruction on cadaver knee via Facebook Live

Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD, will demonstrate an anatomic ACL reconstruction Oct. 20 via a Facebook Live video, according to Vail Daily.

Here are six things to know:

1. Dr. LaPrade told Vail Daily Facebook Live allows more people spanning the globe to learn about the procedure.

2. He will perform the ACL reconstruction on a cadaver knee.

3. Serving as CMO of the sports medicine fellowship program at Vail, Colo.-based Steadman-Philippon Research Institute, the institute has used the Facebook Live series to reach 10,000-plus participants per viewing, Dr. LaPrade notes.

4. The Steadman-Philippon Institute has thus far completed three Facebook Live cadaver surgeries.

5. Dr. LaPrade is a board of directors' member of Vail (Colo.) Valley Surgery Center.

6. He is chairman of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine's sports medicine committee.

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