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125 Knee Surgeons and Specialists to Know

Written by  Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 10 January 2012 16:56
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Here are 125 knee surgeons and specialists to know.

Answorth A. Allen, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City).
Dr. Allen is an attending orthopedic surgeon for Hospital for Special Surgery and an associate professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He also serves as medical director for the NBA Player's Association and team physician for the New York Knicks. Dr. Allen focuses his clinical practice on arthroscopy, knee reconstruction and sports medicine care. His current clinical trials include examining revision ACL reconstruction in adolescents and arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for osteoarthritis patients. His previous research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Arthroscopy. Dr. Allen earned his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at The New York Orthopaedic Hospital and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. His additional training includes a fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.

William C. Allen, MD (University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia). Dr. Allen is a professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He has a professional interest in total joint replacement and sports medicine and is a past president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He was also president of the Mid-American Orthopaedic Association and has been named AOSSM's Mr. Sports Medicine. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Allen conducts research focused on bioabsorbable materials, intra-articular meniscal suture devices and the biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system. He has published articles based on his research in several professional journals, including the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Dr. Allen earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago and completed his residency at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. He also completed a fellowship at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Ned Amendola, MD (University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa).
Dr. Amendola is the director of the University of Iowa Sports Medicine Center in Iowa City. His current research projects include a randomized trial of bioabsorbable arrows versus sutures for meniscal suturing and limb alignment following high tibial osteotomy. He has published several articles in professional journals, such as the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. He is the head team physician for the University of Iowa Hawkeye teams and provides orthopedic consultation for the Toronto Raptors and the NHL Players Association. Dr. Amendola has been elected to the board of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and serves on the executive board of the International Society of Knee Arthroscopy. He has served as an assistant editor for several magazines, including the Journal of Knee Surgery. Dr. Amendola earned his medical degree at the University of Western Ontario in London, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. His additional training includes fellowships at the University Hospital in London in Ontario, Canada; Verona, Italy; and Akron, Ohio.

James Andrews, MD (Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Gulf Breeze, Fla.). Dr. Andrews is a sports medicine physician who regularly cares for professional athletes with all types of injuries. He founded the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine and has served as president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. During his career, he has also served on the board of directors for the Arthroscopy Association of North America and International Knee Society. He is affiliated with Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Rays and the Ladies Professional Golf Association. Dr. Andrews earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Baton Rouge and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Tulane Medical School in New Orleans. Dr. Andrews also completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville and at the University of Lyon (France).

Michelle Andrews, MD (Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center).
Dr. Andrews has a professional interest in sports medicine and knee and shoulder surgery. She was the first female team physician for a major league baseball team, the Baltimore Orioles, and also served as a team physician for Johns Hopkins athletics. During her career, Dr. Andrews has served on the U.S. Olympics Special Committee for Female Athletes and in several leadership positions with orthopedic and sports medicine associations. She also spearheaded an instructional course for primary care physicians in Cincinnati and served on the board of trustees for the Women's Sports Foundation. Dr. Andrews is a member of the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Association of North America. She earned her medical degree from Hahnemann University Medical School in Philadelphia and completed her residency at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. She also completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center.

Richard Angelo, MD (Joint Life Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Kirkwood, Wash.).
Dr. Angelo is currently the president of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and is a surgeon with Joint Life Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He previously served as the chief of surgery at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center in Kirkland, Wash., and as the team physician for the University of Washington Huskies. In his practice, Dr. Angelo focuses on arthroscopic reconstructive and minimally invasive surgical techniques for knee and shoulder surgery. He has lectured internationally on his technique and continues to assist other orthopedic surgeons in learning arthroscopic methods for surgery. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Angelo serves as an assistant clinical professor in the department of orthopedics at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Angelo earned his medical degree at the University of Washington and completed his residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. His additional training includes fellowships at the University of Western Ontario (Canada) Shoulder Clinic and Houston Clinic in knee and sports medicine.

Robert A. Arciero, MD (University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Conn.).
Dr. Arciero is the chief of the sports medicine division in the department of orthopedic surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center. He also serves as the director of the orthopedic sports medicine fellowship program at the UConn Health Center. His clinical interests lie in ligament, tendon and cartilage injuries in the knee and shoulder. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Arciero serves as the team physician for several University of Connecticut teams and is an orthopedic surgeon for USA Hockey. During his career, Dr. Arciero's clinical research has been recognized by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Arciero earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and completed his residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash. His additional training includes a fellowship at St. John's Hospital and the U.S. Military Academy in New York.

Frederick M. Azar, MD (Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics, Memphis).
Dr. Azar is the chief of staff at Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics and team physician for the Memphis Grizzlies. His additional responsibilities include sports medicine fellowship director at UT-Campbell Clinic and editorial board member of the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Dr. Azar is also the treasurer of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and holds membership in the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and International Cartilage Restoration Research Society. Dr. Azar earned his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his residency at UT-Campbell Clinic. His additional training includes a fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Ala., as well as the AOSSM traveling fellowship and AAOS Leadership Fellows Program.

Bernard R. Bach, Jr., MD (Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Chicago).
Dr. Bach is the director of sports medicine at Rush, a position he has held for more than 20 years. He has served as president of the Herodicus Society and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He received the Special Recognition Award from AOSSM for establishing the Herklotz challenge, which created a research endowment for the organization. He is a member of the Illinois Athletic Trainers' Hall of Fame for his work with athletes, including time as team orthopedist for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls. He has also served on the national boards of the Illinois Special Olympics and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation. Dr. Bach earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Harvard University in Boston. His additional training includes a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Robert Barrack, MD (Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis).
Dr. Barrack is the chief of staff of the orthopedics department and chief of adult reconstructive surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He is also a professor of orthopedic surgery at Washington University. Dr. Barrack currently serves as the treasurer for The Knee Society. During his career, Dr. Barrack has been recognized for his research in basic science and surgical technique from The Knee Society and received additional research recognition from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and The Hip Society. He has published several articles on his research in professional journals on topics such as total knee arthroplasty and revision procedures. Dr. Barrack earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn., and completed his residency at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His additional training includes a fellowship in hip and implant surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Daniel Berry, MD (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.).
Dr. Berry is the chair of orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic. He is currently the president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has served as a member of the board of directors for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has also been president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and chair of the Maurice Muller Foundation of North America, a non-profit organization for postgraduate education, research and documentation in orthopedic surgery. He has published several articles on his research with a focus on biomechanics and motion analysis. Dr. Berry earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Berry's additional training includes a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at the Mayo Clinic.

Richard A. Berger, MD (Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Chicago).
Dr. Berger regularly employs minimally invasive surgical techniques in hip and knee replacements. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Berger has been instrumental in developing surgical instrumentation, techniques and implants for knee and hip surgery. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institution of Technology in Boston, which has proven useful in his endeavors to design minimally invasive instrumentation and gender-specific implants. Dr. Berger earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Medford, Mass., and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Berger also completed a fellowship in joint replacement at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

Kevin Black, MD (Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa.).
Dr. Black has been president of the American Orthopaedic Association and chair of the department of orthopedics and rehabilitation at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He has held leadership positions within the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and helped develop the sports medicine program at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Dr. Black's clinical and research interests include knee ligament injuries, osteochondritis dissecans, patella instability and meniscal injuries. He has been the recipient of the European Traveling Fellowship Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Traveling Fellowship Award from the Clinical Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Black earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester (N.Y.) School of Medicine & Dentistry, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Black's additional training includes a sports medicine fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.

Robert Booth, MD (Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia).
Dr. Booth is the chief of orthopedic surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital. He has a professional interest in treating patients with arthritis, arthroscopic surgery, deformity and joint replacement. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Booth developed the Legacy Knee and participated in the development of the Gender Solutions Hi-Flex Knee from Zimmer. He is a member of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and The Knee Society, where he has served as president. He has received The Knee Society's Coventry Award for his computerized bio-sensor analysis of total knee arthroplasty and research into molecular genetics for detecting infected total knee arthroplasty. Dr. Booth earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, where he also completed his residency and fellowship in orthopedic surgery.

Mathias P. Bostrom, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City).
Dr. Bostrom is an attending orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and professor of orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. His professional interests include total knee and hip replacements, revision joint replacement and treating musculoskeletal infections. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Bostrom has a focus on research. His current projects include the use of multigene assay to quantitatively describe the genetic cascade of growth factors and cytokines during fracture healing. Articles Dr. Bostrom has authored based on his research have been published in journals such as the Journal of Orthopaedic Research. Dr. Bostrom earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore and completed his residency and fellowship in adult reconstruction at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Mark Bowen, MD (Northwestern Orthopaedic Institute, Chicago).
Dr. Bowen is an orthopedic sports medicine physician with a special interest in arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction, meniscal tear treatment and total knee replacement. He serves as a team physician for the Chicago Bears and previously acted as a team physician to the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Cubs. Throughout his career, Dr. Bowen has spent time instructing surgeons on technique for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and authored several publications on knee, shoulder and elbow repair. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the National Football League's Physicians Society. Dr. Bowen earned his medical degree at Cornell University Medical College in New York City and completed his residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery. His additional training includes a sports medicine fellowship at HSS.

William Bugbee, MD (Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, Calif.).
Dr. Bugbee practices at Scripps Clinic and has expertise in joint reconstruction, arthritis treatment and cartilage transplantation. During his career, Dr. Bugbee has served as the director of the University of California San Diego Cartilage Transplantation Program. His additional experience includes serving on the advisory board for AlloSource Medical and for the UCSD Center for Innovative Therapy. He is a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, International Cartilage Repair Society and Orthopaedic Research Society. Dr. Bugbee earned his medical degree from the University of California in San Diego and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at UCSD Medical Center. Dr. Bugbee also completed a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Alexandria, Va.

Joseph Burkhardt, DO (Great Lakes Bone & Joint, Battle Creek, Mich.).
Dr. Burkhardt is the team physician for the Battle Creek Revolution professional hockey team and the Albion College football team. In the past, he has served as plant physician for two Ford Motor Company facilities. In addition to his practice, Dr. Burkhardt has published several articles in professional journals and lectured nationally on various topics regarding sports medicine, most commonly on treatment for cartilage damage and arthritis. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics and Michigan Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Burkhardt earned his medical degree from Kansas City (Mo.) University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Michigan State University. Dr. Burkhardt's additional training includes a fellowship in adult reconstruction, sports medicine and joint replacement at the Florida Knee and Orthopaedic Centers in St. Petersburg.

Charles Bush-Joseph, MD (Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Chicago).
Dr. Bush-Joseph is a team physician for the Chicago White Sox and associate team physician for the Chicago Bulls. He has been elected to the Major League Baseball Medical Advisory Board and will be president of the MLB Team Physicians Association in 2012. In addition to his work with professional athletes, Dr. Bush-Joseph serves as associate director of the Rush Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Herodicus Society and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Throughout his career, Dr. Bush-Joseph has served on the editorial board for the Journal of Knee Surgery, American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Journal. He earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Bush-Joseph also completed a clinical and research fellowship in sports medicine, knee and shoulder surgery at Cincinnati Sports Medicine.

James Caillouette, MD (Newport Orthopedic Institute, Huntington Beach, Calif.).
Dr. Caillouette has been involved in the development of multiple orthopedic devices, including DePuy Orthopaedics' Ci System, a computer assisted total knee system. He co-founded Advanced Osseous Technologies in 1989 and developed the ultrasonic PMMA removal device, which was the springboard for the Ultradrive System. He is also a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty and is on the editorial board for Orthopedic Technology Review. He is past president of the California Orthopaedic Association and former director of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Caillouette earned his medical degree from University of Southern California School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of California, Irvine.

John J. Callaghan, MD (University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City).
Dr. Callaghan is the immediate past president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a surgeon with the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. He has a professional interest in total knee and hip replacements. His professional affiliations include The Knee Society, International Hip Society, Society of Arthritis Joint Surgery and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. During his career, he has published several articles in professional journals, with recent work focusing on mobile bearing knee replacements. Beyond his clinical work, Dr. Callaghan has also served with the Orthopaedic Society in Washington, D.C. He earned his medical degree from Loyola Medical School in Maywood, Ill., and completed his residency at the University of Iowa. He also completed a hip fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Roger Chams, MD (Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, Morton Grove, Ill.).
Dr. Chams is an orthopedic sports medicine physician with a focus on arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder. He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. During his career, Dr. Chams has lectured at national meetings, instructed knee and shoulder surgical courses and authored professional articles on knee procedures. He currently provides coverage for several local athletic teams, including Lake Forest College. Dr. Chams earned his medical degree at the University of Illinois Medical Center and completed his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His additional training includes a sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship at Southern California Orthopaedic Institute in Los Angeles.

Constance Chu, MD (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center).
Dr. Chu is the vice chair of translational research in the department of orthopedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She also serves as director of the University's Cartilage Restoration Center, which she developed to advance the concept of early diagnosis and treatment of cartilage and joint degeneration to delay or prevent the onset of osteoarthritis. During her career, she has earned more than 30 professional awards for her research and has held leadership positions with the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. She is a member of the Herodicus Society and past president of the Forum Sports Focus Group. Dr. Chu was the first female Chinese-American to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and she earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston. Her additional training includes a residency at the University of California in San Diego and a fellowship in joint replacement and cartilage repair at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

William G. Clancy, MD (University of Wisconsin Health, Madison).
While he was working at the sports medicine program at the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Clancy invented and perfected the ACL and PCL reconstruction procedures that are most often used by physicians today. He is a past president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and is inducted into the organization's hall of fame. During his career, he served as the team orthopedist for U.S. Olympic hockey and ski teams and is co-medical director for the PGA and LPGA tours. He also spent time as a physician with Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Ala., and as chief of orthopedic surgery at the United States Naval Academy. He also served as head team physician for all Naval Academy teams. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Clancy has served on the editorial board and the board of trustees for the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, N.Y., and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Columbia University's St. Luke's Hospital in New York City.

Brian Cole, MD (Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Chicago).
Dr. Cole is the head of the Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush, a multidisciplinary program focusing on the restoration of articular cartilage and meniscal deficiency. He has a professional interest in arthroscopic reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow and knee. In addition to his practice, Dr. Cole has served as principle investigator for numerous FDA clinical trials and authored several hundred articles published in peer-reviewed journals. He serves on the board of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has leadership positions in several other professional organizations. He also spends time as a team physician for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls. Dr. Cole earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedics at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. His additional training includes a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.

Geoffrey Connor, MD (D1 Sports Medicine, Birmingham, Ala.).
Dr. Connor is the founder of D1 Sports Medicine in Birmingham and has cared for the professional athletes of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Thrashers during his career. He has a special interest in minimally invasive surgeries and computer-assisted procedures for hip and knee replacements. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Connor earned his medical degree at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His additional training includes a sports medicine and cartilage restoration fellowship at Atlanta Sports Medicine Center.

Thomas Coon, MD (St. Helena Coon Joint Replacement Institute, St. Helena, Calif.).
During his career, Dr. Coon has been on the forefront of pioneering minimally invasive knee replacement surgery in the United States. He helped develop specialized instrumentation that is used to perform minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty. In addition to his regular practice, Dr. Coon spends time training other physicians in his technique worldwide. Dr. Coon earned his medical degree at The Medical College of Ohio in Toledo and had additional training at Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus.

Dan Cooper, MD (The Carrell Clinic, Dallas).
Dr. Cooper is the head team physician for the Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Stars. His practice focuses on minimally invasive arthroscopic and reconstructive surgical techniques for the knee and shoulder. Dr. Cooper regularly treats complex knee ligament injuries, including ACL and PCL injuries. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Cooper is an editorial reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Cooper earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Cooper also completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Andrew J. Cosgarea, MD (Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore).
Dr. Cosgarea is division chief of sports medicine and shoulder surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine. He also serves as team physician for the Baltimore Orioles and Johns Hopkins athletics. Dr. Cosgarea's clinical interests include ACL/PCL reconstruction and meniscus repair. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Cosgarea conducts research focused on ACL reconstruction, computer simulation of knee biomechanics and patellofemoral disorders and treatment. During his career, articles based on Dr. Cosgarea's research have been published in professional journals such as the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Dr. Cosgarea earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and completed his residency at the University of Rochester (N.Y.). His additional training includes a fellowship in sports medicine at Johns Hopkins.

David Covall, MD (Resurgens Orthopaedics, Atlanta).
Dr. Covall is a physician partner at Resurgens Orthopaedics. He is a former co-medical director of the Resurgens Joint Replacement Center and member of the board of directors. During his career, he founded a research consulting firm specializing in healthcare devices and designed implants for hip and knee procedures. Dr. Covall also served as a consultant to the NFL Players Association. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Covall earned his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Boston Medical Center. His additional training includes a fellowship at Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, Mass.

Leigh Ann Curl, MD (MedStar Sports Health, Columbia, Md.).
Dr. Curl is a physician at MedStar Sports Health and the first female head team orthopedic surgeon for a professional football team, the Baltimore Ravens. She was also the first female orthopedist in the ACC when she worked for the University of Maryland. Her professional interests include arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, shoulder stabilization, ACL repair and cartilage and meniscal transplant. Dr. Curl earned her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, where she was also the only female to pursue a residency in sports medicine at the time. Her additional training includes a fellowship in shoulder and knee surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Walton Curl, MD (Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, N.C.).
Dr. Curl is a professor of orthopedics at the Center for Integrative Medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Health. He also chairs the Hall of Fame committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Curl's additional memberships include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Herodicus Society and Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S. During his career, Dr. Curl served in Vietnam, the U.S. Army Medical Corps and Operation Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Curl has authored articles on topics such as ACL tears that published in professional journals. Dr. Curl earned his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C., and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco. His additional training includes a fellowship at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

David Dalury, MD (Towson Orthopaedic Associates, Towson, Md.).
In addition to being a partner at Towson Orthopaedic Associates, Dr. Dalury is the chief of orthopedic surgery and chief of adult reconstructive surgery at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, Md. He recently made a trip to the Dominican Republic to provide medical assistance to the underprivileged population as part of Operation Walk Boston. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Dalury has published several professional articles on topics such as the unicompartmental knee replacement and computer-assisted knee surgery. His current research includes pain studies for total knee replacement and a brake response study for total knee arthroplasties. Dr. Dalury is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and The Knee Society. Dr. Dalury earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H., and completed his additional training at Harvard University in Boston.

Charles M. Davis, III, MD (Penn State Hershey Bone and Joint Institute, Hershey, Pa.).
Dr. Davis is the chief of hip and knee joint arthroplasty at the Penn State Hershey Bone and Joint Institute. He has a professional interest in caring for patients with arthritis and avascular necrosis. His research interests include the outcomes of total knee and hip replacement surgery. During his career, Dr. Davis has been a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a committee chairman of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Davis earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn., and completed his residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. His additional training includes a fellowship in adult reconstruction at Mayo.

Kenneth E. DeHaven, MD (University Orthopaedic Associates of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.).
Dr. DeHaven is a part-time professor of orthopedics at the University of Rochester (N.Y.) School of Medicine and Dentistry and a physician with University Orthopaedic Associates of Rochester. He has been elected into the University's Sports Hall of Fame for his work as team physician and afforded the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Bay Area Knee Society. Dr. DeHaven's dedication to sports medicine has also earned him the title Mr. Sports Medicine from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award from Cleveland Clinic. He is past president of AOSSM, Arthroscopy Association of North America, International Knee Society and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The university recently dedicated the Kenneth DeHaven Arthroscopic Surgical Skills Laboratory to commemorate his contributions. Dr. DeHaven earned his medical degree at Northwestern University Medical School and completed his residency at Cleveland Clinic.

Craig J. Della Valle, MD (Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Chicago).
Dr. Della Valle is an associate professor and director of the adult reconstructive fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He also serves on the board of directors for The Knee Society and has a professional interest in complex primary and revision knee surgery. This past summer, Dr. Della Valle performed a partial knee replacement on Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. In addition to his clinic, Dr. Della Valle focuses on his research interests, which include long-term outcome studies of total joint replacement and the diagnosis and treatment of infection. Dr. Della Valle earned his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. His additional training includes fellowships in joint replacement at Rush University Medical Center and NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases.

Douglas A. Dennis, MD (Colorado Joint Replacement, Denver).
Dr. Dennis is a physician at Colorado Joint Replacement and director of Operation Walk Denver, a non-profit organization that provides orthopedic services to underserved populations worldwide. He has served as president of the National Knee Society and American Association of Arthritic Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is also affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Orthopedic Research Society. In addition to his practice, Dr. Dennis conducts research in knee replacement and has earned the John Insall Award from The Knee Society for his findings. He is the director of clinical research at the Rocky Mountain Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory and has held academic appointments at the University of Colorado Health and Sciences Center, both in Denver. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo and completed additional training in orthopedic surgery at Ohio State University in Columbus. Dr. Dennis also completed a fellowship in arthritis surgery at the Denver Orthopaedic Clinic.

Lawrence D. Dorr, MD (Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles).
Dr. Dorr is founder and medical director of the Dorr Arthritis Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles and founder of Operation Walk, a national campaign promoting orthopedic surgery for underprivileged populations worldwide. In recognition of his work with the campaign, Dr. Dorr has received the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has served as president of The Knee Society and The Hip Society and is a founder of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. In addition to his practice, Dr. Dorr also works to develop knee and hip replacement technology and is co-owner of TJO orthopedics. During his career, he has designed several implants, including the Apollo knee replacement and APR hip replacement marketed by Sulzer Orthopedics (now Zimmer in Warsaw, Ind.). His current research focuses on computer navigation and robotic guidance for hip replacement implant accuracy. Dr. Dorr earned his medical degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He also completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Jason L. Dragoo, MD (Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, Calif.).
Dr. Dragoo is the head team physician for the Stanford University football program and serves as a team physician for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association. In addition to his practice, he is invested in tissue engineering studies focusing on the ability to harvest stem cells for knee surgery. He is interested in studying treatment for ACL injuries, specifically female ACL tears, and has trialed platelet rich plasma injections. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has been a North American representative with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for the Scientific Exchange program with Europe. Dr. Dragoo earned his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix and completed his residency at the University of California in Los Angeles. His additional training includes a fellowship at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo.

Neal ElAttrache, MD (Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles).
Dr. ElAttrache is the head team physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He also serves as orthopedic consultant to the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, St. Louis Rams, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings and the PGA Tour. He has a professional interest in treating conditions and injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. ElAttrache has published articles in several professional journals on sports medicine topics, including arthroscopic surgery and endoscopic ACL reconstruction. He is a member of several professional organizations, such as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Herodicus Society and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He currently serves as the chairman of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Research Foundation. Dr. ElAttrache earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. His additional training includes a fellowship in sports medicine at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic.

Burton F. Elrod, MD (Elite Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Nashville, Tenn.).
Dr. Elrod is the head team physician for the Tennessee Titans and works closely with Lipscomb University athletic teams in Nashville. In the past, he has been affiliated with the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Kings. He has professional interests in arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder and elbow. During his career, Dr. Elrod has published articles in several professional journals and had editorial appointments with Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. He is also a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, International Society for Sports Medicine and NFL Team Physicians Society. He earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee, where he also completed his residency. Dr. Elrod's additional training includes time at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation in Los Angeles.

Gerard Engh, MD (Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic, Arlington, Va.).
Dr. Engh has been a pioneer in the development of knee implants through his collaboration with physicians at The Anderson Clinic in Arlington, Va. He was a member of the team that compiled data for tracking hip and knee replacement surgery with the goal of improving surgical outcomes. He is a past president of The Knee Society, fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society. In addition to his practice, Dr. Engh has served as president of the Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, where he is also a director of knee research. Dr. Engh is the co-founder and chairman of the board for Alexandria Research Technologies. He has a professional interest in unicondylar knee arthroplasty, bicondylar knee arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty. He has published extensively on subjects such as total knee arthroplasty and implant breakage and loosening. Dr. Engh earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and completed his residency at Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital.

Jack Farr, MD (OrthoIndy, Indianapolis).
Dr. Farr focuses his practice on sports medicine and knee restorations. In addition to his clinical practice, he has designed a meniscal transplant system and a knee realignment system as well as participated as a principle investigator in ongoing cartilage research. Dr. Farr earned his undergraduate degree in bioengineering, which has been useful to him in consultations with a variety of knee and cartilage technology design projects. He regularly performs advanced cartilage restoration techniques, partial and total knee replacements. During his career, Dr. Farr has held academic appointments, including professor at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, and served on the board of the Cartilage Research Foundation. He earned his medical degree from Indiana University, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery.

Thomas Fehring, MD (OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, N.C.).
Dr. Fehring is co-director of the Hip and Knee Center and the director of the adult reconstructive fellowship at OrthoCarolina. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Fehring regularly publishes articles in academic journals on topics such as total knee arthroplasty and knee osteoarthritis. He has received several awards for his research, including The Knee Society's John Insall Award for outstanding paper in 2010, which covered the evaluation of patellar crepitus after total knee arthroplasty. Dr. Fehring also holds four U.S. patents for his mobile/fixed prosthetic knee systems and enhanced biocompatible implants and alloys. Dr. Fehring is currently third vice president of The Knee Society and second vice president of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, where he also serves on the board of directors. Dr. Fehring earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. His additional training includes a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at New England Baptist Hospital based in Boston.

Mark P. Figgie, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City).
Dr. Figgie is the chief of the surgical arthritis services at Hospital for Special Surgery, where he oversees the care of patients with arthritis, lupus, lyme disease and hemophilia. His clinical practice focuses on minimally invasive surgery, joint replacement procedures and surgery for rheumatoid arthritis. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Figgie is currently investigating ways to reduce bleeding after total knee replacements. His previous research has been published in professional journals such as the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Dr. Figgie earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and completed two fellowships in biomechanics and comprehensive arthritis care at Hospital for Special Surgery.

David Fisher, MD (OrthoIndy, Indianapolis).
Dr. Fisher has professional interest in arthroscopic surgery and total joint replacement. He serves as the director of the Total Joint Center of Excellence at the Indiana Orthopaedic Hospital and on the board of directors at OrthoIndy. As a leader in orthopedic and knee surgery, Dr. Fisher is a past president of the Indiana Orthopaedic Research Foundation, where he now serves as a board member. In addition to his practice, Dr. Fisher has authored numerous professional articles, participated in FDA trials and presented his research at national and international medical association meetings. He earned his medical degree from Indiana University in Indianapolis where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Fisher's additional training includes a fellowship in joint implant surgery at St. Anthony Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

James Fox, MD (Knee & Joint and Sports Medicine Specialists, West Hills, Calif.).
Dr. Fox was a founding partner of Southern California Orthopedic Institute and is now in private practice with Knee & Joint and Sports Medicine Specialists. During his career, Dr. Fox has served as a team physician for the Olympic soccer program. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Fox has published extensively based on his research into orthopedic care and has given lectures internationally on his expertise. Dr. Fox earned his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and was the first physician to complete a fellowship in sports medicine at the National Athletic Institute in Inglewood, Calif. He also spent time in the United States Air Force, where he served as major.

Freddie H. Fu, MD (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center).
Dr. Fu is the chairman of the department of orthopedic surgery at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He has pioneered surgical techniques for treating sports-related injuries. In addition to his practice, Dr. Fu conducts extensive scientific and clinical research in the biomechanics of knee and shoulder injuries. He was instrumental in establishing the Sports and Preventative Medicine Institute, which is now located in the UPMC Sports Performance Complex. During his career, Dr. Fu established the University of Pittsburgh's sports medicine fellowship program. He is a recipient of the National Athletic Trainers Association President's Challenge Award and now sponsors the NATA New Investigator Award. Dr. Fu earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery.

David Geier, MD (Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston).
Dr. Geier is the director of the Medical University of South Carolina Sports Medicine, a program he created. He is the head team physician for the Charleston Battery professional soccer team and chief tournament physician for the Family Circle Cup women's professional tennis tournament. During his career, he has served as team physician for the US Women's Soccer Team and Eagles USA Rugby national team. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Geier is the chairman of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine public relations committee and is on the steering committee of the STOP Sports Injuries campaign. He is also a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Geier earned his medical degree at MUSC and completed his residency at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis. He also completed a sports medicine fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis.

John Gill, MD (Dallas Sports Medicine Specialists).
Dr. Gill has expertise in arthroscopic surgery and treatment of knee injuries and disorders. He regularly performs arthroscopic reconstruction for torn ACLs and works with patients who incur meniscal tears or chondromalacisa. He is the founder of Dallas Sports Medicine Specialists. During his career, Dr. Gill has served as the president of the Texas Orthopaedic Association and on the board of directors for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Gill earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and completed his residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital and Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He also completed a fellowship in sports medicine and knee surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Thomas J. Gill, IV, MD (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston).
Dr. Gill is the chief of the sports medicine service at Massachusetts General Hospital and an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He is the medical director for the New England Patriots and a team physician for the Boston Bruins. Dr. Gill is also the director of the Harvard/MGH sports medicine fellowship program. In addition to his work with professional athletes, Dr. Gill is the co-director of the MGH Orthopedic Bioengineering Laboratory. He is also active in studying knee joint biomechanics and ways to optimize knee ligament surgery. Dr. Gill is currently a member of the Herodicus Society, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and a fellow with the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. His additional training includes the Maurice E. Muller Scholarship to study reconstructive surgery in Bern, Switzerland and a fellowship in sports medicine at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colo.

Raju Ghate, MD (NorthShore University HealthSystem, Chicago)
. Dr. Ghate is an orthopedic surgeon with NorthShore University HealthSystem with a professional interest in knee reconstruction and early knee arthritic conditions. He performs minimally invasive procedures and partial knee replacement. He is an active volunteer for Operation Walk Chicago, which provides orthopedic care to underserved populations around the world. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Ghate is a clinical instructor of orthopedics at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Ghate earned his medical degree at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and completed his residency at Northwestern University. His additional training includes an adult reconstruction fellowship at Rush.

Scott Gillogly, MD (Atlanta).
Dr. Gillogly has served as chairman of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons committee on sports medicine evaluation and is a fellow with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. In his practice, Dr. Gillogly has an emphasis in treating knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle complications. He has delivered several lectures and authored many articles on knee ligament reconstructive surgery and focused on overuse syndromes in athletes. Dr. Gillogly founded the Atlanta Knee and Shoulder Clinic and the subspecialty group, Atlanta Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center. In addition to his practice, Dr. Gillogly serves as team physician for Atlanta Thrashers and numerous local high school sports teams. He has also spent time in the Army Medical Corps as a Lieutenant Colonel where he served as chief of orthopedics at an evacuation hospital during Operations Desert Shield/Storm. Dr. Gillogly earned his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C., and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

E. Marlowe Goble, MD (Salt River Orthopedics, Afton, Wyo.).
Dr. Goble holds more than 70 patents and performed one of the first minimally invasive knee replacement procedures. During his career, he served as lead surgeon for Zimmer on the prosthetic ACL development and as the team physician for Utah State University in Logan. He has co-founded five companies, including MedicineLodge, an orthopedic technology development firm; Facet Solutions, a facet arthroplasty device company; and Frontier Biomedical, a leader in comparative medicine. Dr. Goble also serves as an associate professor at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He is affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Association of Arthritic Hip and Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Goble earned his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Utah. He also completed a fellowship at Slocum Clinic in Eugene, Ore.

William L. Griffin, MD (OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, N.C.).
Dr. Griffin is the chairman of the OrthoCarolina Research Institute and director of the OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He has lectured internationally and authored more than 35 published articles, including journal articles on topics such as outcome comparisons of partial and full component revision total knee arthroplasty and surgical treatment of flexion contractures after total knee replacement. He has received the Mark Coventry Award from The Knee Society for his participation in research on the premature wear and osteolysis in PFC modular total knees. Dr. Griffin earned his medical degree at the University of Louisville (Ky.) School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Dr. Griffin also completed a fellowship in reconstructive total joint arthroplasty at the Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Alexandra, Va., and the National Hospital of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation in Arlington, Va.

Steven B. Haas, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City).
Dr. Haas is the chief of the knee service at Hospital for Special Surgery. During his career, he has developed technique and instrumentation for performing minimally invasive knee replacement procedures, and holds U.S. patents for his innovations. His additional interests include gender-specific knee replacement and the HSS Knee and Hip Joint Replacement Registries. He has authored numerous articles that appear in professional publications and continues to investigate the use of a cryopneumatic therapy device in primary total knee arthroplasty. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Haas speaks internationally about knee surgery to physician audiences and has served as an expert source for publications such as U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Haas earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester (N.Y.) School of Medicine and completed his residency and knee fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Arlen D. Hanssen, MD (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.).
Dr. Hanssen has been president of The Knee Society and has served in leadership positions with The Hip Society. He has also served as the vice president of the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction. In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Hanssen has published studies about using allograft in revision total knee arthroplasty and co-authored a book on total knee replacement. Dr. Hanssen holds an academic appointment at the Mayo Clinic and published several articles in professional journals. He is affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Hanssen earned his medical degree from St. Louis University and completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic.

Christopher Harner, MD (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center).
Dr. Harner is a physician at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine. He has a professional interest in treating ligament and cartilage injuries to the knee. Dr. Harner's research focuses on surgical techniques of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments and his research has earned many awards from organizations like the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He has served as president for the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society and currently serves on the society's board of directors. In addition to his practice, Dr. Harner serves on the editorial review board for three orthopedic and sports medicine journals. He earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and completed his residency at UPMC.

Steven F. Harwin, MD (Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City).
Dr. Harwin is the chief of adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee and director of the Total Joint Replacement Bloodless Surgery Program at Beth Israel Medical Center. During his more than 30-year career, he has invented and designed patented orthopedic devices. He was also a design consultant for the Triathlon Total Knee Arthroplasty system and instruments. He has held editorial leadership positions at multiple orthopedic journals, including The Journal of Knee Surgery and The Journal of Arthroplasty. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and American College of Sports Medicine.
Dr. Harwin earned his medical degree at State University of New York Upstate Medical University Health Science Center in Syracuse and completed his residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He also completed a traveling fellowship in hip and knee surgery in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany.

William L. Healy, MD (Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Mass.).
Dr. Healy is an orthopedic surgeon with Lahey Clinic and former president of The Knee Society. He has a professional interest in caring for patients with hip and knee arthritis and performing joint replacement procedures. In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Healy is a professor of orthopedic surgery at Baltimore University School of Medicine. He has been honored by the Arthritis Foundation for his excellence and leadership in arthritis care. Dr. Healy earned his medical degree at State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. His additional training includes a fellowship in trauma and reconstructive surgery in Graz, Austria.

Jon Henry, MD (Aurora BayCare Orthopedic & Sports Medicine, Green Bay, Wis.).
Dr. Henry is the medical director of Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has a clinical interest in knee re-alignment, ligament reconstruction and performing various techniques for cartilage transplantation, allograft and autograft cartilage transfers, biologic knee resurfacing and unloading realignment osteotomies. In addition to his practice, Dr. Henry has traveled worldwide to teach surgeons about shoulder and hip arthroscopy as well as knee ligament reconstruction. During his career, Dr. Henry has spent time in the U.S. Army Reserve in Afghanistan and Iraq providing his services to U.S. and coalition soldiers as well as limb-saving treatment for Afghan civilians. He earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and completed his residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. Dr. Henry also completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Ohio State University in Columbus.

Aaron Hofmann, MD (Hofmann Arthritis Institute, Salt Lake City).
Dr. Hofmann is founder of Hofmann Arthritis Institute, chief of orthopedics at SLC Veterans Affairs Medical Center and director for the Center for Precision Joint Replacement at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center. His primary interests include joint replacement surgery and researching bone in-growth, biomechanics and biomaterials. Dr. Hofmann serves as a design surgeon and helps to develop new implants for hip and knee reconstruction, including the Natural-Knee that was designed based on the restoration of anatomy and alignment of the knee joint. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds memberships with the American Orthopaedic Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery and The Knee Society. Dr. Hofmann earned his medical degree from the University of Texas in Dallas and completed his residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. Dr. Hofmann also completed a fellowship at Montreal General Hospital in Quebec, Canada.

Timothy Hupfer, MD (OrthoIndy, Indianapolis).
Dr. Hupfer is the team physician for the Indiana Pacers. His practice focuses on total joint replacement, sports medicine and joint reconstruction. He is a member of the NBA Team Physicians Society, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Hupfer earned his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency. His additional training includes fellowships in adult reconstruction at Cleveland Clinic and in orthopedic trauma at Bern, Switzerland.

Peter Indelicato, MD (NeuroSpine Institute of Orlando, Fla.).
Dr. Indelicato recently joined the NeuroSpine Institute of Orlando, previously serving as the division chief of sports medicine at the University of Florida and head team physician for the UF Athletic Association. He has been a consulting team physician for the Miami Dolphins and retired head team physician for the University of Florida. He currently serves as president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and has been the president of the Herodicus Society. During his career, Dr. Indelicato lectured extensively on the recognition and management of athletic knee and shoulder injuries and chaired a multi-center research study looking at knee ligament injuries. Dr. Indelicato earned his medical degree at New York Medical College, College of Medicine and completed his residency at New York University, both in New York City. His additional training includes a fellowship at the National Athletic Institute in Inglewood, Calif.

O. Tom Johns, Jr., MD (Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, Nashville).
Dr. Johns has a professional interest in arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive technique and total knee arthroplasty. He has been a delegate for the state of Tennessee to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and received the society's Thomas Brady Award in 2010. During his career, Dr. Johns also served as a member of the 1996 Olympic Medical Team and helped develop sports training programs at Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Johns completed his medical degree at the University of Tennessee in Memphis and completed his fellowship at Vanderbilt University Hospital and National Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville. His additional training includes research in scoliosis and gait analysis.

Peter Jokl, MD (Yale University Medical Center, New Haven, Conn.).
Dr. Jokl is a professor of orthopedics and department vice chair at Yale University Medical Center. He is also the section chief of sports medicine and program director for the orthopedic residency at Yale. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Jokl is a director-at-large of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. During his career, he has been the associate editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and served as medical commissioner of the 1995 World Special Olympics. Dr. Jokl earned his medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine, where he also completed his fellowship. His additional training includes the Yale residency/NIH training grant in New Haven.

Chris Kaeding, MD (OSU Sports Medicine, Columbus, Ohio). Dr. Kaeding is the co-director of OSU Sports Medicine, which he helped establish, and head team physician for the Ohio State University athletic department. He has also served as a team physician for the US Olympic Committee and the national men's and women's basketball teams. In addition to his work with athletes, Dr. Kaeding also conducts research on topics such as stress fractures, ACL reconstruction and clinical outcome studies. He is a founding member of the Multi-Center Orthopaedic Outcomes Network, an NIH funded multi-center ACL reconstruction outcomes research consortium. He is a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. Dr. Kaeding is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

E. Michael Keating, MD (St. Francis Medical Group, Beech Grove, Ind.).
Dr. Keating is a joint replacement surgeon with the St. Francis Medical Group and sits on the board of directors of The Knee Society. He has a professional interest in hip and knee replacement surgery and his research on knee issues has received national acclaim. Articles based on his research have been published in several professional journals, including the Journal of Arthroplasty and Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. He is a member of several professional societies, including American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Keating earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University Medical School and completed his residency at the Louisiana State University Medical Center, both in Eunice.

Mininder S. Kocher, MD (Children's Hospital of Boston).
Dr. Kocher is the associate director of the division of sports medicine at Children's Hospital Boston. He also sits on the board of directors for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is on the council of delegates for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Kocher's additional memberships include the International Knee Documentation Committee and Arthroscopy Association of North America. His clinical practice focuses on adult and pediatric sports medicine, with a special interest in ACL injuries, meniscal injuries and other injuries. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Kocher has published on subjects such as osteochrondritis dissecans and tibial eminence fractures. He has served as a team physician for the US Ski Team and US Figure Skating as well as the Boston Marathon. Dr. Kocher earned his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C., and completed the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program in Boston. His additional training includes fellowships in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Children's Hospital Boston and sports medicine at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo.

Frank Kolisek, MD (OrthoIndy, Indianapolis).
Dr. Kolisek is the president of OrthoIndy and medical director of the St. Vincent Center for Joint Replacement Surgery. During his career, he has served as principle investigator for several clinical studies and published scientific articles in peer-review journals. He has also participated in the design of hip and knee implants and instrumentation. He is a member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Kolisek earned his medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (Ill.), and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville Urban Campus. His additional training includes a fellowship in adult reconstructive hip and knee surgery at EmoryUniversity and Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic in Atlanta.

Rob LaPrade, MD (The Steadman Clinic, Vail, Colo.).
Dr. LaPrade is a complex knee and sports medicine physician at The Steadman Clinic and director of biomechanics research at Steadman Philippon Research Institute. He has published more than 100 peer reviewed scientific articles and earned the Excellence in Clinical Research Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for his research in knee reconstruction. His research into anatomic studies, biomechanical testing and diagnostic technology has contributed to the invention of complex knee surgery techniques. Dr. LaPrade has also served on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of Knee Surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. His additional training includes a fellowship at the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Ga.

David G. Lewallen, MD (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.).
Dr. Lewallen is an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic and chair of the American Joint Replacement Registry. He has a professional interest in primary and revision knee and hip arthroplasty. During his career, Dr. Lewallen has published several articles in professional journals such as the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. He is also a member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a past president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Lewallen earned his medical degree at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic. His additional training includes a fellowship in trauma care in West Germany and a research fellowship in orthopedic biomechanics at Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical Center in Boston.

Jay R. Lieberman, MD (New England Musculoskeletal Institute, Southington, Conn.).
Dr. Lieberman is the director of the New England Musculoskeletal Institute and chairman of the orthopedic surgery department at the University of Connecticut Health Center. He has a professional interest in primary and revision total knee and hip arthroplasty. He is a member of The Knee Society and a committee chairman in the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. During his career he has authored more than 200 articles and book chapters on joint replacement surgery. His current research includes studying deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis after total joint replacement. D. Lieberman earned his medical degree at Albany (N.Y.) Medical College and completed his residency in orthopedics surgery at Albany Medical Center Hospital. His additional training includes a fellowship in total joint replacement at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Robert Limoni, MD (Aurora BayCare Orthopedic & Sports Medicine, Green Bay, Wis.).
Dr. Limoni has a professional interest in treatment for arthritis, total joint replacement, gender knee and minimally invasive procedures. He is a principle investigator with the Aurora BayCare clinical research department and recently received an innovation award for his work. Dr. Limoni is a member of the research team that recently completed evaluations of rotator cuff repair and total knee replacements. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and completed his residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education & Research Center and Michigan State University.  

Adolph V. Lombardi, MD (Joint Implant Surgeons, New Albany, Ohio).
Dr. Lombardi is the president of Joint Implant Surgeons and designer of the Maxim Knee System and Vanguard Knee System. He also developed the patient-specific Signature System for total knee arthroplasty. In his clinical practice, he has a special interest in using minimally invasive techniques to help his patients. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Lombardi is a reviewer for the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, among other journals, and a member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Lombardi also sits on the board of directors for The Knee Society and is second vice president of The Hip Society. Dr. Lombardi earned his medical degree at Temple University and completed his orthopedic training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, both in Philadelphia. He also completed two fellowships in hip and knee reconstruction at Joint Implant Surgeons and Anderson Orthopaedic Institute in Arlington, Va.

Stephen J. Lombardo, MD (Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles).
Dr. Lombardo currently serves as a team physician for the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Sparks women's professional basketball team, as well as orthopedic surgeon consultant for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Throughout his career, Dr. Lombardo has served as past president of the National Hockey League Team Physicians Society and National Basketball Association Team Physicians Society. He is a fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Association and International Arthroscopy Association. He earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky in Lexington and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Lombardo also completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic.

Jess Lonner, MD (Rothman Institute, Philadelphia).
Dr. Lonner is a knee surgeon at Rothman Institute and president of the board of governors of the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society. He also sits on the board of directors of The Knee Society and the editorial board for the Journal of Arthroplasty. He is the editor for the adult reconstruction section of the American Journal of Orthopedics and co-editor-in-chief of Techniques in Knee Surgery. Dr. Lonner earned his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. His additional training includes a fellowship in knee arthroplasty and reconstruction at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and New England Baptist Hospital, all in Boston.

Walter Lowe, MD (University of Texas Medical School, Houston).
Dr. Lowe is the chairman and professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. He is also the chief of orthopedic surgery and director of the Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and LBJ General Hospital in Houston. He is the head team physician for the Houston Texans, Houston Rockets and the University of Houston Cougars. Dr. Lowe has a professional interest in ACL and PCL reconstruction, Carticel re-implantations and meniscal allograft transplants. In the past, he has served as the chief of sports medicine and director of the Baylor Sports Medicine Fellowship at Baylor Medical School in Houston. Dr. Lowe is a fellow with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine. He earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston and completed his residency at Tarrant County Affiliated Hospitals in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Lowe's additional training includes a fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles.

William Macaulay, MD (Columbia Orthopaedics, New York City). Dr
. Macaulay is chief of the division of adult reconstruction, director of the center for hip and knee replacement and a professor of orthopedic surgery at Columbia University in New York City. In addition to his practice, Dr. Macaulay has conducted several research projects and authored scientific articles for publication. He regularly performs minimally invasive hip and knee procedures, though he places emphasis on conservative treatment. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of the Hip and Knee and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from Columbia University and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery through the musculoskeletal institute at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Macaulay completed his fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

David Mansfield, MD (El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group, El Paso, Texas).
Dr. Mansfield is the president of El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group. He serves on the board of councilors for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has been elected president of the Texas Orthopedic Association for 2012-2013. He is also affiliated with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. During his career, he has been committed to using evidence-based technologies in his practice. In addition to his clinical practice, he serves as an orthopedic surgeon for several local high school teams. Dr. Mansfield earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. His additional training includes a fellowship in sports medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

John T. Mattson, MD (Berkeley Orthopaedic Medical Group, Berkley, Calif.).
Dr. Mattson is a physician with Berkeley Orthopaedic Medical Group and a member of the clinical faculty at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. He previously served as the chairman of orthopedics at the Student Health Service of the University of California at Berkeley. He has a professional interest in knee arthroscopy and ACL reconstruction. Dr. Mattson has one of the largest series of soft tissue allograft ACL reconstruction in Northern California. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has served as a consultant for mTuitive's OpNote. Dr. Mattson earned his medical degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and completed his orthopedic training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Brian McKeon, MD (Boston Sports & Shoulder Center).
Dr. McKeon has been head team physician for the Boston Celtics for more than nine seasons. He regularly treats athletes at all levels of play and participates in research to advance treatment for knee injuries. Specifically, he participates in studies on articular cartilage restoration and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Dr. McKeon serves as an assistant clinical professor of orthopedics at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and International College of Repair Society. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and completed a residency at the University of Connecticut in Farmington.

Keith Meister, MD (TMI Sports Medicine, Arlington, Texas).
Dr. Meister is director of TMI Sports Medicine and an adjunct professor with the University of Texas in Arlington. He currently serves as head team physician for the Texas Rangers and previously held appointments with the Dallas Stars and USA Hockey. Dr. Meister's clinical practice focuses on arthroscopy, joint reconstruction and treatment for sports injuries. He belongs to the Herodicus Society, MLB Team Physician's Society and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He also sits on the board of directors for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Meister earned his medical degree at Boston University, where he also completed his residency. His additional training includes fellowships in sports medicine at the Orthopedic & Fracture Clinic of Eugene (Ore.), sports medicine at the Alabama Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham and knee surgery at The Institute of Orthopedics Royal National Orthopedic Hospital in Middlesex, England.

Mark Miller, MD (University of Virginia, Charlottesville).
Dr. Miller has expertise in complex ligament reconstruction, articular cartilage restoration and meniscal repair. In addition to his work with knee surgery, he is known for his work with shoulder replacement and acromioclavicular repair and reconstruction. He has treated several athletes, including Olympians, and serves as team physician for James Madison University in Harrisburg, Va. Beyond his practice, Dr. Miller has authored several peer-reviewed articles for publication. His research interests include the cruciate ligament, meniscus injuries and articular cartilage injuries. Dr. Miller earned his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University Medical School in Bethesda, Md., and completed his residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center. He also completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.

Tom Minas, MD (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston).
Dr. Minas is not only an attending orthopedic surgeon but also a founder and director of the Cartilage Repair Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is a leader in cartilage repair and has an expertise in autologous chondrocyte implantation. Dr. Minas performed ACIs in the hip joint, a rare procedure in the United States, and designed an interpositional device and patellofemoral joint prosthesis to help osteoarthritic patients avoid total knee replacement. In his practice, Dr. Minas performs arthroscopic knee and hip surgery, joint preserving ostomies and unicompartmental knee replacements. He earned his medical degree at the University of Toronto (Canada) Faculty of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Minas completed fellowships in trauma and joint reconstruction at Sunnybrook Medical Center in Toronto and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

James B. Montgomery, MD (Texas Orthopaedic Associates, Dallas).
Dr. Montgomery served as the physician to the U.S. Delegation for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, head physician for the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain, and spent eight years as the U.S. Olympic Committee's vice chairman of sports medicine. Dr. Montgomery has also served as the president of the Texas Sports Medicine Society and as a team physician for several Olympic sports festivals, including soccer and ice hockey. He is a clinical professor at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, where he has trained more than 200 surgeons. Dr. Montgomery is a fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from UT Southwestern, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Montgomery's additional training includes a fellowship in orthopedic surgery and trauma in Switzerland and a fellowship at the Barton Memorial Hospital in Lake Tahoe, Calif., under Richard Steadman, MD.

David J. Mayman, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City).
Dr. Mayman has a professional interest in computer navigation for knee surgery and currently performs more than 200 computer-navigated joint replacements per year. He serves as the co-director of the Computer Assisted Surgery Center at Hospital for Special Surgery and an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medical College. His additional interests include treatment of arthritis, unicondylar knee replacement and minimally invasive joint procedures. Dr. Mayman's current research focuses on the continued advancement of computer navigation tools, building upon his early research that won numerous recognitions. Various articles authored by Dr. Mayman have been published in professional journals, such as the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, and he has recorded his total knee replacement surgical procedure on webcasts for patients and medical professionals. Dr. Mayman earned his medical degree at Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, where he also completed his residency. His additional training includes fellowship in adult reconstruction at Hospital for Special Surgery and in orthopedic sports medicine at Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital.

Frank Noyes, MD (Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center).
Dr. Noyes is the chairman and medical director of the Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center and founder of The Noyes Knee Institute. During his career, he has served as a team physician for the Cincinnati Bengals and on the Olympic Committee Researcher Site. He is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is responsible for establishing one of the first sports medicine fellowships in the country and has trained more than 100 orthopedic surgeons. In addition to his practice, Dr. Noyes has published more than 200 studies and has served on the editorial review board for many scientific journals. Dr. Noyes earned his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor.

Mary I. O'Connor, MD (Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla.).
Dr. O'Connor is an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic with a professional interest in hip and knee surgery and limb salvage. During her career, she has served as president for the International Society of Limb Salvage and the Musculoskeletal Research Society as well as president-elect of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. O'Connor has also been involved in several research projects and published articles in professional journals such as the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Recently, her study has focused on the high rate of ACL injuries in female athletes. Dr. O'Conner earned her medical degree at Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed her residency at Mayo Clinic. Her additional training includes a fellowship in bone and soft tissue surgery at Mayo.

Mark W. Pagnano, MD (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.).
Dr. Pagnano is an orthopedic surgeon with a special focus on knee and hip replacements. He currently serves on the board of directors of The Knee Society and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Pagnano has conducted research on knee-related topics and published his work in professional journals, such as the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Dr. Pagnano earned his medical degree at George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic. His additional training includes a fellowship in knee reconstruction at Insall-Scott-Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, based in New York City.

Richard Parker, MD (Cleveland Clinic).
Dr. Parker is the education director of sports health at Cleveland Clinic and is currently the head team physician for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He has a professional interest in treating athletic knee injuries, cartilage injuries, primary knee replacement and total joint replacement. Dr. Parker is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Association of North America and International Society of Arthroscopic, Knee and Sports Medicine. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Parker has served as the principle investigator on more than 12 extramural research grants and authored more than 110 publications. His recent publications include research on topics such as ACL reconstruction and meniscus repair strategies. Dr. Parker earned his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Pubic Health in Columbus and completed his residency at the former Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland. Dr. Parker also completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital in Salt Lake City.    

Michael Lloyd Parks, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City).
Dr. Parks has been the president of the New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons and served as a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons board of directors. Dr. Parks has an expertise in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery and arthroscopy of the knee. During his career, he has served as co-chief of the hip and knee service at Mount Sinai Hospital and chief of the division of orthopedic surgery at North General Hospital, both in New York City. He serves on the editorial board for Techniques in Knee Surgery and as a reviewer for the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Dr. Parks earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and completed his residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Dr. Parks also completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Brian S. Parsley, MD (Baylor College of Medicine, Houston).
Dr. Parsley is a clinical associate professor and director of the adult reconstruction fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. He has a professional interest in caring for patients with arthritis and performs total and unicompartmental knee replacements. During his career, Dr. Parsley was instrumental in the development of the joint replacement program at Christus St. Joseph Hospital and he is a part owner of Foundation Surgical Hospital in Houston. He holds leadership positions with the Arthritis Foundation-South Texas Chapter and Faith in Practice, a medical mission organization. He is also currently the third vice president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Parsley earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston and completed his fellowship at the Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Arlington, Va.

Dinesh Patel, MD (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston).
Dr. Patel is the chief of arthroscopic surgery and one of the pioneering surgeons to use arthroscopic technology for during joint procedures. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Patel was a founding member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and International Association of Arthroscopy. In 2001, he also established Asia's first Psychomotor Skills Lab in India, as a place to train surgeons and conduct studies in arthroscopic surgery. During his career, Dr. Patel has served as Commission of the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation under the Bush Administration. Last year, MGH unveiled its new Dinesh G. Patel, MD, Arthroscopic Learning Laboratory in Dr. Patel's honor to teach trainees arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Patel earned his medical degree at the University of Gujarat in India and completed residencies at Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts General, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont and Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.

Lonnie Paulos, MD (Andrews Institute of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Gulf Breeze, Fla.).
Dr. Paulos holds more than 20 U.S. patents and developed numerous surgical procedures related to those devices. His patents include methods and an apparatus for securing a soft tissue graft to the bone during ACL reconstruction and a patella-femoral brace. He is medical director of the Andrews-Paulos Research & Education Institute in Gulf Breeze, Fla. During his career, he has served as the medical director and founding partner of the Orthopedic Specialty Hospital in Salt Lake City. In addition to his clinical practice, he has published articles in many professional journals and served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Sports Traumatology, American Journal of Sports Medicine and Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. Dr. Paulos is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and International Society of the Knee. Dr. Paulos earned his medical degree at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. His additional training includes a clinical fellowship at the Atlanta Sports Medicine Foundation.

Scott Powell, MD (Stetson Powell Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Burbank, Calif.).
Dr. Powell co-founded Stetson Powell Orthopedics and Sports Medicine with his partner, Bill Stetson, MD. He has a professional interest in knee care and is on the board of directors for the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is also active in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Powell serves as team physician for the United States Soccer Federation Women's National Team and is a clinical professor at the USC Keck School of Medicine. Beyond his regular practice, Dr. Powell is chief of the Africa section of Operation Arthroscopy, a non-profit organization that coordinates medical mission trips. Dr. Powell earned his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and completed his residency in orthopedics at Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. His additional training includes a fellowship in sports medicine at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles.

David Raab, MD (Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, Morton Grove, Ill.).
Dr. Raab is a senior partner and founding member of the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute. He has a professional interest in performing total joint replacement and knee arthroscopy as well as working with workers' compensation patients. In addition to his focus on the knee, Dr. Raab also regularly treats patients with shoulder and hip conditions. He is a fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and holds an academic appointment with Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. Dr. Raab earned his medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Raab completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center.

Chitranjan Ranawat, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City).
Dr. Ranawat is a professor of orthopedic surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and an attending physician at the Hospital for Special Surgery, both in New York City. He has also served as director of the Ranawat Orthopaedic Center at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, which he established in 1986. His practice focuses on total and revision hip and knee replacements. In addition to his practice, he has authored more than 89 articles on knee surgery topics, such as the history of total knee replacement. Dr. Ranawat has served in leadership positions of several professional organizations, including president of the orthopedic section of the New York Academy of Medicine, founding president of The Knee Society and president of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Ranawat earned a master of surgery at Vikram University in Indore, India, and completed residencies at St. Peters Hospital and Albany Medical Center, both in Albany, N.Y. He also completed fellowships in hand surgery and orthopedic reconstructive surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Michael Redler, MD (The Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center, Trumbull, Conn.).
Dr. Redler is a founding partner of OSM and is an orthopedic consultant to Major League Lacrosse. He has also served as the head team physician for the athletic department of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., and Connecticut's Bridgeport Bluefish minor league baseball team. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Redler is a professor for Sacred Heart's athletic training and physical therapy program, and a visiting consultant for The University of Virginia division of hand surgery and sports medicine. During his career, Dr. Redler has published many articles in journals such as Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery and led arthroscopy courses throughout the United States and Europe. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and International Society of Arthroscopy Knee Surgery. Dr. Redler earned his medical degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed a fellowship in sports medicine and hand surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

Bruce Reider, MD (The University of Chicago Medical Center).
Dr. Reider is the director of sports medicine at the University of Chicago and editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He is a member of several professional societies, including the Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Reider also served a term as president of the Herodicus Society. During his career, Dr. Reider's practice has focused on arthroscopic surgery for the shoulder, knee and ankle. He has served as the team physician for the University of Chicago for the past 30 years and is currently a team physician for the Chicago Blackhawks. Dr. Reider earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School in Boston and completed his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. His additional training includes fellowships at the University of Wisconsin and in knee surgery at the Cantonspital Bruderholz in Switzerland.

John Richmond, MD (Boston Sports & Shoulder Center).
Dr. Richmond serves as a professor of orthopedic surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and maintains an interest in the research and development of tissue engineered ligament and tendon substitute. He has been a member of research teams that received the O'Donohue Sports Injury Research Award and Cabaud Memorial Basic Science Research Award, both from the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. His recent publications include topics such as ACL reconstruction, knee stability and meniscal allograft transplantation. In addition to his clinical work and research, Dr. Richmond is a fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has been associate editor of Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. Dr. Richmond earned his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery.

Michael D. Ries, MD (UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco).
Dr. Ries is chief of the University of California San Francisco arthroplasty service where he regularly treats patients with arthritis in the knee and hip. During his career, he has served as a consultant for the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery and on the board of directors for the Foundation for the Advancement in Research in Medicine Orthopedics. He has published professional articles on various topics, such as the factors contributing to implant wear and osteolysis in total joint arthroplasty and whole patellar allograft for total knee arthroplasty. Dr. Ries is associated with the Orthopedic Research Society, Association for Hip and Knee Surgery and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H., and completed his residency at North Shore University Hospital in Evanston, Ill. Dr. Ries also completed a fellowship at SUNY at Stony Brook (N.Y.) and the University of Colorado in Boulder.

William J. Robb, III, MD (Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, Morton Grove, Ill.).
Dr. Robb has performed more than 1,000 computer-assisted knee replacements and has a professional interest in minimally invasive procedures. He holds several academic and professional appointments, including assistant clinical professor at Northwestern University in Chicago and president of Evanston (Ill.) Northwestern Healthcare. Additional leadership positions include president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is also a member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Illinois Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Robb earned his medical degree from the University of Iowa Medical School in Iowa City, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery.

Richard Rothman, MD (Rothman Institute, Philadelphia).
Dr. Rothman is the founder of Rothman Institute and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Arthroplasty. During his career, he has given countless presentations on orthopedic surgery and published articles in professional journals such as Clinical Orthopaedics. He is a member of several professional societies, including American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and American Association for Advancement of Science. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Rothman is a professor of orthopedic surgery at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He earned his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Richard Scott, MD (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston).
Dr. Scott is the chief of adult reconstructive services at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where he has previously served as chief of implant service and chief of the joint arthroplasty fellowship program. He is also a professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston and past president of The Knee Society. Throughout his career, Dr. Scott has focused on exploring disease processes and operating techniques in arthritic conditions. Along with writing a textbook titled Total Knee Arthroplasty, Dr. Scott has served on the editorial boards for the Journal of Arthroplasty, American Journal of Knee Surgery, Clinical Orthopedic and Research and Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Dr. Scott earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed his residency at Harvard. He also completed a fellowship in orthopedic surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Thomas Sculco, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City).
Dr. Sculco is the surgeon-in-chief and Korein-Wilson professor of orthopedic surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He is also the chairman of the department of orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He has written more than 235 academic papers and published articles on several topics, including the economics of arthroplasty and the inflammatory response in total knee arthroplasty patients. His current research revolves around implant design in total knee and hip replacement, blood management and failure mechanisms in joint replacement. Among his many recognitions, Dr. Sculco has received the Arthritis Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Sculco earned his medical degree at Columbia University in New York City and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Giles R. Scuderi, MD (Insall Kelly Institute, New York City).
Dr. Scuderi is one of the directors at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine as well as an attending orthopedic surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital and Franklin Medical Center in New York. His practice focuses on adult reconstruction and sports medicine, with a special interest in cartilage injuries, patellofemoral disorders, unicondylar knee replacement and revision surgeries. Dr. Scuderi is currently the first vice president of The Knee Society and is active in the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Association of North America. In addition to his clinical work, he sits on the editorial board for the American Journal of Knee Surgery and Technique in Knee Surgery. He earned his medical degree at State University of New York at Brooklyn and completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. His additional training includes a fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD (Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, N.Y.).
Dr. Sgaglione is the chairman of the orthopedic surgery department at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. He also serves as professor of orthopedic surgery and program director for the university's orthopedic surgery residency training program. Dr. Sgaglione is currently the first vice-president of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and is a member of other organizations, such as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and International Cartilage Repair Society. During his career, Dr. Sgaglione has lectured internationally on arthroscopy and care of athletic injuries. His additional interests include joint replacement and cartilage transplant. Dr. Sgaglione earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. His additional training includes a sports medicine fellowship at Southern California Orthopedic Institute in Los Angeles.

Clarence L. Shields, Jr., MD (Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles).
Dr. Shields has served as president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and received the organizations "Mr. Sports Medicine" award. Additionally, he is affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, International Association of the Knee and Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has former affiliations with Los Angeles Rams football team, now located in St. Louis, and is currently a neutral physician for the National Football League. In addition to his practice, Dr. Shields has served on the faculty at the University of Southern California and Charles Drew School of Medicine. He has authored several publications and facilitated more than 200 lectures. Dr. Shields earned his medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

K. Donald Shelbourne, MD (Shelbourne Knee Center at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis).
In addition to performing arthroscopic surgery and knee ligament reconstruction, Dr. Shelbourne has pioneered the contralateral ACL reconstruction, which uses a patellar tendon graft from the non-injured knee for the surgery. He also developed the accelerated ACL reconstruction rehabilitation protocol. His research focuses on advancing surgical treatment and rehabilitation of ACL injuries, and he has published more than 150 journal articles and 40 book chapters on his research. He earned The Houghston Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for his research on posterior cruciate ligament injuries. In 2000, Dr. Shelbourne was inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame after serving as team physician for the Indianapolis Colts and Purdue University. He earned his medical degree from Indiana University in Indianapolis, where he also completed his residency. Dr. Shelbourne's additional training includes a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Joshua Siegel, MD (Access Sports Medicine, Exeter, N.H.).
Dr. Siegel is sports medicine director at Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics and a founding member of Northeast Surgical Care in Newington, N.H. He has treated athletes at all levels of play using arthroscopic surgical techniques for the knee, shoulder and elbow. Dr. Siegel is a fellow with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Association of North America. During his career, Dr. Siegel has helped bring several types of technologies to his community, including ultrasound-guided injections and platelet rich plasma therapy. He is a team physician for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team and attends their events throughout the world. Dr. Siegel earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and completed his fellowship in sports medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Ala.

Robert Stanton, MD (Orthopaedic Specialty Group, Fairfield, Conn.).
Dr. Stanton is the chairman and managing partner at Orthopaedic Specialty Group in Fairfield, Conn., and immediate past president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is also active in the Arthroscopy Association of North American and International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Stanton is a clinical instructor of orthopedic surgery at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., and serves as team physician for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey team. Dr. Stanton earned his medical degree at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in New York City and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Yale. He was also an Edward John Noble Fellow at the School of International Affairs at Columbia.

Richard Steadman, MD (Steadman Clinic, Vail, Colo.).
Dr. Steadman is the co-founder of the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo. He has treated soccer, football and basketball athletes at all levels, including professional players and Olympians. Dr. Steadman treats only knee disorders, with particular focus on athletic injuries and degenerative problems of the knee. He has developed surgical and rehabilitation techniques that permit athletes to return to pre-injury competitive levels in their sports. Several of his procedures are now used by surgeons worldwide to treat knee disorders. During his career, Dr. Steadman served as chief physician for the U.S. Ski Team. In addition to his practice, Dr. Steadman founded a non-profit sports medicine institute to conduct research in knee surgery and rehabilitation. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed an orthopedic residency at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA.

Mark Steiner, MD (Sports Medicine Associates, Chestnut Hill, Mass.).
Dr. Steiner serves as a physician with Sports Medicine Associates and chief of orthopedic sports medicine at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston. His practice focuses on arthroscopic and reconstructive procedures of the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle and foot. His research includes topics such as knee reconstruction and injury prevention. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Steiner serves as an orthopedic surgeon to Harvard University athletes and sits on the board of directors for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. His additional society memberships include the Arthroscopy Association of North America and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He previously served a term as president of the Herodicus Society. Dr. Steiner earned his medical degree at Columbia University in New York City. His additional training includes a residency at Harvard and sports medicine fellowship at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

Kevin Stone, MD (The Stone Clinic, San Francisco).
Dr. Stone is chairman of the Stone Research Foundation in San Francisco where physicians conduct research in advanced surgical techniques and tissue regeneration for orthopedic sports medicine. He also recently founded the first dedicated center for meniscus transplantation at the Stone Research Foundation. At The Stone Clinic, he treats patients with arthritis, focusing on knee and shoulder injuries. In addition to his practice, he is co-founder of ReGen Biologics, a medical device company focused on meniscus regeneration, and Aperion Biologics, a device xenotransplantation company. Dr. Stone holds more than 50 U.S. patents. During his career, he has been affiliated with the U.S. Ski Team and the United States Olympic Training Center. Dr. Stone earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Harvard University in Boston. Dr. Stone also completed a fellowship in sports medicine and knee surgery under Richard Steadman, MD.

Michael J. Stuart, MD (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.).
Dr. Stuart is vice chair of orthopedic surgery and co-director of sports medicine at Mayo Clinic. His research interests include multi-ligament knee injuries, knee ligament reconstruction, unicompartmental knee surgery and total knee replacement procedures. He performs osteochondral allograft transplantation and treatment for meniscus injuries. Dr. Stuart is chief medical officer with the National Hockey League and is a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. He has certification in ImPACT concussion assessment and management and is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Rush University in Chicago and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Stuart also completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Western Ontario.

David Stulberg, MD (Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago).
Dr. Stulberg is the founder and director of the Joint Reconstruction and Implementation Service at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has a professional interest in knee and hip joint replacement, and has been a pioneer in computer-assisted minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Stulberg is a member of The Knee Society and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a co-founder for the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty as well as the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Stulberg has authored hundreds of professional publications on arthritis and joint reconstruction of the hip and knee. He is a leader of Operation Walk Chicago, which provides care for underserved populations throughout the world. Dr. Stulberg earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor and completed the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency in Boston. His additional experience includes fellowships in joint transplantation at Harvard and Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

David Teuscher, MD (Beaumont Bone & Joint Institute, Beaumont, Texas).
Dr. Teuscher is an orthopedic surgeon at Beaumont (Texas) Bone & Joint Institute. He is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and has served as president of the Texas Orthopedic Association. During his career, Dr. Teuscher has also served on the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons board of directions and as the Texas delegate to the American Medical Society. Dr. Teuscher earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio and completed his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Thomas Thornhill, MD (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston).
Dr. Thornhill is the chairman of the department of orthopedic surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. His primary research focuses on developing treatment approaches for arthritis and joint damage and he has published extensively on those subjects. His recent publications include topics such as total shoulder arthroplasty and the conversion of failed unicompartmental knee replacement to total knee arthroplasty. During his career, Dr. Thornhill has received several recognitions for his research contributions, including the Marian Ropes Award from the Arthritis Foundation. Along with his practice, Dr. Thornhill serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Burlington, Mass.-based medical device company ConforMIS and holds a professorship in the department of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He is also a past-president of The Knee Society. Dr. Thornhill earned his medical degree at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Harvard. He also completed a fellowship in total joint replacement at Robert Breck Brigham Hospital in Boston.

Michael Trice, MD (Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore).
Dr. Trice is the director of the Johns Hopkins Cartilage Restoration Center. He has a professional interest in autologous chondrocyte implantation, osteochondral allograft and arthroscopy of the knee. During his career, Dr. Trice has published several articles in professional journals and participated in research on knee injuries for adolescent athletes. Dr. Trice earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and completed his residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program in Boston. His additional training includes fellowships in sports arthroscopy at Harvard and adult reconstruction at Scripps Clinic in San Diego.

Robert Trousdale, MD (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Trousdale is an orthopedic surgeon at Mayo Clinic with a professional interest in adult knee and hip reconstructive surgery, trauma and musculoskeletal infections. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Trousdale serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery and Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. Throughout his career he has authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is a member of The Knee Society, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Trousdale earned his medical degree at St. Louis University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Mayo Clinic. He was also an M. Muller Foundation Fellow, completing training in Berne, Switzerland.

Russell Warren, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City).
Dr. Warren has been surgeon-in-chief with Hospital for Special Surgery and serves as team physician for the New York Giants. He has expertise in knee and shoulder joint replacement, arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction. In addition to his practice, Dr. Warren is involved in research studying soft tissue healing and methods to promote cell migration. He has won several awards for his research, including the O'Donohue Award for sports medicine research from professional orthopedic societies. In 2008, Dr. Warren was inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Hall of Fame for his contributions to the field. Dr. Warren earned his medical degree from State University of New York at Syracuse and completed his residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He also completed a fellowship in shoulder surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City.

Riley J. Williams, III, MD (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City).
Dr. Williams is the director of the Institute for Cartilage Repair at Hospital for Special Surgery and an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He also serves as the head team physician for the New Jersey Nets and New York Red Bulls professional soccer team. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Williams conducts research focusing on ACL and PCL reconstruction, cartilage repair and transplantation and arthroscopic shoulder repair. His previous research has earned recognition from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. He is a member of several other professional organizations as well, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Williams earned his medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, Calif., and completed his residency and sports medicine fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Edward Wojtys, MD (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor).
Dr. Wojtys is the chief medical director of MedSport Sports Medicine Program and associate director of the Bone & Joint Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation Center at the University of Michigan, where he also holds an academic appointment in the department of orthopedic surgery. Dr. Wojtys' clinical interests include treating knee ligament injuries, knee dislocations, meniscal injuries, degenerative knee joint disease and female knee injury susceptibility. In addition to his practice, Dr. Wojtys regularly conducts research into training and conditioning, sports medicine epidemiology and osteoarthritis of the knee. For his efforts, Dr. Wojtys has been the recipient of the O'Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan, where he also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery. His additional training includes a fellowship in sports medicine at the Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center.

David Yasgur, MD (Mount Kisco Medical Group, Katonah, N.Y.).
Dr. Yasgur regularly treats patients with arthritis, deformity or other sports or trauma injuries with Mount Kisco Medical Group. He is a fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He also is affiliated with the New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Westchester County Medical Association. In addition to his practice, Dr. Yasgur conducts research on topics such as total joint replacement. He earned his medical degree from Weill Cornell University Medical College in New York City and completed his residency at the Hospital for Joint Disease in New York City. Dr. Yasgur also completed a fellowship in knee reconstruction and sports medicine at the Install Scott Kelly Orthopaedic Institute in New York City.

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