Long School of Medicine

Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement

Course Description

This course will describe the utility and indications of management of anterior total hip replacement for patients with varying hip diseases.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational goals of physicians and other healthcare professionals specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with acute and chronic hip pain.

Learning Objectives

  • Review treatment algorithms for hip arthrosis.
  • Understand what anterior hip replacement entails
  • Describe how anterior hip replacement offers advantages to patients
  • Discuss the indications for anterior hip replacement
  • Discuss current data on anterior hip replacement


Frank A. Buttacavoli, MD
Chief, Adult Reconstruction
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
UT Health San Antonio

Financial Disclosures:
Frank A. Buttacavoli, MD has disclosed receiving funds for consulting with ZimmerBiomet hip education.

The planning committee members below do not have any relevant financial relationship to disclose:
Steve Soliz, MBA, BSN, RN (Planner)
Mio Kitano, MD (Planner)
Ralph Foster II, MBA (Planner)

Registration Information

No Charge

Physician Participation

Upon completion of viewing the online presentation, please follow the instructions at the end of the presentation to complete the evaluation. Once the evaluation is completed, the user will be provided the option to print their certificate.

Continuing Medical Education Credit

As an ACCME-accredited CME provider, The UT Health San Antonio, Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine must ensure that its CME activities are independent of the control of commercial interests. All speakers and planning committee members for the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine sponsored programs are expected to disclose (prior to the activity) all “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest. (“Relevant” financial interest or other relationships can include such things as grant or research support, employees, consultants, major stockholders, members of speaker bureau, etc.)

The Long School of Medicine and Steve Soliz, course director and content reviewer for the activity, have reviewed all financial disclosure information for all speakers, facilitators, and planning committee members; and determined and resolved all conflicts of interests.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The UT Health San Antonio Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and the University Health System. The UT Health San Antonio Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts certificates of attendance for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Healthcare professionals receiving a certificate of attendance should consult with their licensing board for information on applicability and acceptance

Credit may be obtained upon successful completion of the activity’s evaluation.