47th Annual Scientific Meeting
April 26-27, 2024 – Wyndham Historic District Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

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46th Annual Scientific Meeting
May 5-6, 2023 – Hilton Palacio Del Rio, San Antonio, TX

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45th Annual Scientific Meeting
April 29-30, 2022 – Renaissance Hotel, Providence, RI


44th Annual Scientific Meeting
June 25-26, 2021 – InterContinental Hotel, Minneapolis, MN


Scientific Meeting cancelled due to COVID



43rd Annual Scientific Meeting
May 3-4, 2019 – Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Pennsylvania


42nd Annual Scientific Meeting
April 27 – 28, 2018 – W Lakeshore Hotel, Chicago


41st Annual Scientific Meeting
June 16-17, 2017 – Marriott Hotel (Airport), Seattle, WA

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AANOS Final Program 2017  (PDF 468kb)

2017 Keynote Presentation
The 10 Things You Need to Know About Concussion
Richard Ellenbogen, MD
, Professor and Chairman Department of Neurological Surgery – University of Washington, Director UW Medicine Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, WA


40th Annual Scientific Meeting
June 17-18, 2016 – Somerset Inn, Troy, MI

Complex Surgery in a Minimally Invasive Era

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39th Annual Scientific Meeting
The Westin Hotel
Annapolis, MD
June 12-13

Keynote Lecture

HEAVEN-GEMINI: Head Transplantation: The Future Is Now

Sergio Canavero, MD, Director, Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, Turin, Italy

Scholarship Award Winner

Dynamic Cervicomedullary Cord Compression and Alterations in Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics in Children with Achondroplasia
Debraj Mukherjee, MD, MPH

Featured Presentations

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
Gary Dix, MD, Annapolis, MD

Surgical Management of Back Pain
Chad Patton, MD, MS, Spine Surgery Medical Director, Anne Arundel Medical Center Spine Program, The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, Annapolis, MD

Preclinical Studies of Allogeneic Head and Body Reconstruction
Xiaoping Ren, MD, Professor of Surgery Hand and Microsurgical Center, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China

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38th Annual Scientific Meeting
The Hilton Hotel
Memphis, TN
June 13-14

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Orthopaedic Surgery Keynote Speaker

ShayBessHSShay Bess, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Rocky Mountain Scoliosis & Spine, Denver, CO

Disability Associated with Adult Spinal Deformity


Neurosurgical Keynote Speaker

MichelKliotHSMichel Kliot, MD, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery
UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Peripheral Nerve Pathology That Can Mimic Spinal Radiculopathy


37th Annual Scientific Meeting
State of the Art: Surgical Challenges and Creative Solutions

The Omni Hotel
Jacksonville, FL
June 5-8, 2013

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 2013 Keynote Speaker

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Present and Future Management

P. DAdelson-David-MDavid Adelson, MD, FACS, FAAP

P. David Adelson, MD, FACS, FAAP, an internationally recognized neurosurgical and neuroscience expert in head injury and epilepsy in children. Dr. P. David Adelson is the Director of the Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery/ Children’s Neurosciences at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and was recently named Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neuroscience for Barrow Neurological Institute. He is on at Faculty Arizona State University in Bioengineering and at the University of Arizona – College of Medicine- Phoenix.

You can learn more about and contact Dr Adelson at: http://www.phoenixchildrens.com/bni

4th Annual AANOS “Fun”draising Event and Awards Ceremony

Held on Friday evening, June 7, 2013 at The Omni Hotel in Jacksonville, FL.

Ingemar-Davidson,-MD,-PhD,-FACS---Suit Key Note Social Speaker
Ingemar Davidson, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Transplantation
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Safety in the OR: Lessons from the Cockpit


36th Annual Scientific Meeting
The Hyatt Regency Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia
June 6-9, 2012


35th Annual Scientific Meeting
Hilton Hotel
Portland, Oregon
June 11-12, 2011

2011 Keynote Speaker

GGene Bolles, MD
Associate Professor, University of Colorado
Department of Neurosurgery
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
Denver, CO

A Global Team Approach to Neurosurgical Trauma


34th Annual Scientific Meeting & Workshops
May 5-8, 2010

The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa, Denver, Colorado
The Spine Education & Research Institute (SERI), Thornton, CO

 2010 Keynote Speaker

Mario-Ammirati-MDMario Ammirati, MD, MBA
Neurological Surgeon
Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiation Medicine
Director, Skull Base Neurosurgery
Director, Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Director, Dardinger Microneurosurgical Skull Base Laboratory
The Ohio State University Medical Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbus, OH


33rd Annual Scientific Meeting & Workshops
May 28-30, 2009
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Omni Mont Royal Hotel and McGill Medical Simulation Centre

2009 Keynote Speaker

Philip Weinstein, MD
Neurological Surgeon
Professor of Neurological Surgery
University of California,
Department of Neurosurgery
San Francisco, CA


32nd Annual Scientific Meeting
June 5-7, 2008
Reno, NV
Atlantis Hotel and Casino