Posts Tagged ‘arthroscopy’

Dr Lo Chairs Symposium At The 2015 ISAKOS Meeting In Lyon, France

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Dr Lo chaired the Advanced Shoulder Symposium on Advances In Rotator Cuff Repair at the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee and Orthopaedic Surgery Meeting In Lyon France, June, 2015. Included on the panel were Dr Hiroka Sugaya (Japan), Dr Felix Savoie (MI,USA), Dr Nikhil Verma (IL,USA). This symposium presented the latest techniques and results of footprint reconstruction for the rotator cuff.

Dr Lo Speaks At Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy Fellows Course In Texas

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Dr Lo spoke at the Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy Fellows Course in Austin, TX, May 2015. Dr Lo spoke on the technical aspects of preforming arthroscopy surgery on Failed Instability Surgery, Subscapularis Tears and Revision Rotator Cuff Repair.

Dr Lo Speaks At the AAOS Specialty Day

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Dr Lo presented his views on the usage of grafts for rotator cuff repair at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Associations Annual Specialty Day of the Arthroscopy Association of North America in Las Vegas, NV, March 2015. Dr Lo’s talk entitled “Patches and Scaffolds for the Rotator Cuff: Bridge to Healing or Bridge to Nowhere?” reviewed the basic and clinical science of rotator cuff repair using both human and non-human allografts including his own unique experience.

Dr Lo Speaks Chairs International Meeting In Singapore

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Dr Lo was the Chairman at the IRAMEA Shoulder Arthroscopy Masters Forum held at the National University Hospital in Singapore. An international contingent of shoulder experts participated in this unique didactic and cadaver course held over two days in February, 2015. This included faculty and participants from North America, Europe, Australia, Asia and the Middle East.

Dr Lo Debates Drs Angelo, Savoie and Taylor At The Emerging Techniques In Orthopaedics: Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery

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Dr Lo recently debated Dr R. Angelo, Dr F. Savoie, and Dr D Taylor at the 3rd Annual Emerging Techniques In Orthopaedics: Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy on the treatment of Grade III/V acromioclavicular joint separations, Dec 5-7, 2013, Las Vegas, NV . In this 3 on 1 debate, Dr Lo advocated careful non-operative treatment of patients and cautioned against the routine surgical treatment of grade III/V AC separations. Dr Lo also performed a live surgical demonstration on arthoscopic subcoracoid decompression, subscapularis tendon repair and rotator cuff repair.

Dr Lo Speaks And Demonstrates Shoulder Surgery At AANA Fall Course

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Dr Lo recently lectured and demonstrated shoulder surgery at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Fall Course, in Las Vegas, NV, Nov 6-8, 2013. Dr Lo lectured on Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Advances in Techniques and demonstrated Advanced Techniques in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair in a live cadaveric surgical demonstration.

Dr Lo Speaks At Arthroscopic Shoulder And Elbow Surgery: An International Perspective

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Dr Lo spoke at the Open Meeting Of The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Arthroscopic Shoulder and Elbow Surgery: An International Perspective on October 12, 2013, Las Vegas, NV. Dr Lo explained his treatment and rationale of advanced arthroscopic treatment of rotator cuff tears during a 1 hour seminar.

Expedited Shoulder Consultation and Surgery For Calgary

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GMCDr Lo will be screening shoulder patients in a clinic sponsored by Global MedChoices for an opportunity to have affordable and expedited arthroscopic shoulder surgery in the Turks and Caicos Islands with the continuum of care back in Calgary.

When: Monday, June 17, 2013

Time: 5 pm

Where: 6707 Elbow Drive, SW, Room 110A, Mayfair Place (intersection of Glenmore and Elbow in SW Calgary, adjacent to Mayfair Diagnostics)


To attend, contact Raelyn Graham at 403-220-2745.

For more information about Dr. Ian Lo and the Global MedChoices opportunity for arthroscopic shoulder surgery in the Turks & Caicos Islands, please see the following press release or visit

Global MedChoices And Dr. Ian Lo Join Forces To Offer Medical Tourism To Calgary Shoulder Patients

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Global MedChoices and Dr. Ian Lo Join Forces to Offer Medical Tourism to Calgary Shoulder Patients: Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgeries Now Scheduled in Turks & Caicos Islands

Memphis, TN. June 10, 2013 – Global MedChoices-TCI, Ltd, the leader in orthopaedic medical tourism, announces today it is it adding arthroscopic shoulder surgery as part of its product package of surgical procedures performed in Turks and Caicos Islands. Dr. Ian Lo of Calgary, Canada will be the lead surgeon for the first arthroscopic shoulder surgeries for Global MedChoices in July.

“This relationship with Global MedChoices will provide my patients with a medical option that was not previously available, ” said Dr. Ian Lo. “It’s the best, most logical choice for expedited surgical care and provides the highest quality of care with seamless pre-operative assessment and post-operative follow-up.”

Patients that need arthroscopic shoulder surgery can travel to Turks and Caicos Islands for the surgical procedure performed in the islands by Dr. Lo. Global MedChoices handles all travel arrangements and coordination, making the process easy and affordable for patients who want to be free of shoulder pain.

Dr. Ian Lo is a Calgary-based orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the arthroscopic treatment of shoulder conditions. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery, at the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. He has pioneered several arthroscopic shoulder procedures and holds multiple patents for arthroscopy and shoulder-related products. An international lecturer, he has twice been awarded the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon’s Neer Award, the organization’s highest distinction for shoulder research, and is a recipient of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association Founder’s Medal. He co-authored “A Cowboy’s Guide To Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy.”

“We are thrilled to have such a renowned expert in the field of shoulder surgery as Dr. Lo join our efforts in providing patients in North America a choice in medical tourism that is close to home, in the Turks and Caicos Islands,” stated Collin Childress, CEO of Global MedChoices.

For more information about arthroscopic shoulder surgery in Turks and Caicos, contact Global MedChoices at 877.439.7848 or visit

Global MedChoices-TCI, Ltd offers patients, in need of orthopaedic procedures, a new choice for affordable, timely, accessible and high‐quality orthopaedic care in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Procedures are performed at world‐class medical facilities in vacation or resort destinations by North American surgeons who travel to the destination with their patients. All travel, procedures, paperwork and processes are handled from the point of departure to return by Global MedChoices and patients have a personal continuum of care in both the hospital and at home.

Now there is a choice in healthcare. It’s Your Choice. Global MedChoices.

Dr Lo Performs Surgical Demonstration At 9th Biennial ISAKOS Congress

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Dr Lo recently lectured and performed a surgical demonstration at the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sport Medicine (ISAKOS) Congress in Toronto, ON, May 14, 2013. This biennial meeting gathers surgeons, sport medicine physicians, and sport rehabilitation experts from around the world discussing the latest advancesISAKOS in orthopaedic sport medicine, arthroscopy and surgery. Dr Lo performed a surgical demonstration of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using single and double row repair techniques.