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Dr. Dopirak Serves as Instructor at San Diego Shoulder Course


      Dr. Ryan Dopirak with Dr. William Stetson, lab director for the 2012 San Diego Shoulder Course 

      Dr Ryan Dopirak with 2 shoulder practicing shoulder specialists from Yeosu, South Korea at the 2012 San Diego Shoulder Course
Ryan Dopirak, MD recently served as an instructor at the 2012 San Diego Shoulder Course, which was held June 20-23 in La Jolla, California. The course had nearly 400 attendees this year, over 100 of which were from outside of the United States. 

Dr. Dopirak was asked to serve as a lab instructor for 2 different surgical skills sessions, teaching practicing surgeons from around the world how to perform arthroscopic shoulder surgery safely and effectively. On June 20, he was co-director of the shoulder arthroscopy lab session and performed surgical demonstrations for the course attendees. Later in the session, he helped 2 surgeons from Brazil with basic techniques in arthroscopic shoulder surgery. On June 22, he mentored 2 practicing shoulder specialists from the Shoulder Service in Yeosu, South Korea, focusing on more advanced techniques in arthroscopic surgery.

This is the 6th consecutive year Dr. Dopirak has been invited to join the faculty at this prestigious course, and this year he was one of only two surgeons from the state of Wisconsin invited to serve as a course instructor.