106 knee surgeons to know | 2017

Here are 106 knee surgeons to know.

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Answorth Allen, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Dr. Allen served as medical director to the NBA Player's Association and team physician for the New York Knicks. He is assistant team physician for the New York Saints lacrosse team and New York State Racing Association.

Ned Amendola, MD. Duke University (Durham, N.C.). Dr. Amendola has published more than 200 peer reviewed articles throughout his career; earning many honors in the process. He was the 45th president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

James Andrews, MD. Andrews Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Institute (Gulf Breeze, Fla.). Dr. Andrews is a world-renowned orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. He has started two clinics, a research foundation and has mentored more than 314 fellows specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine.

Michelle Andrews, MD. Mercy Health (Cincinnati). Dr. Andrews was the first female orthopedic surgeon to be a team physician for a major league baseball team, the Baltimore Orioles. She previously served on the board of trustees for the Women's Sports Foundation and chair of orthopedic surgery department at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

Richard Angelo, MD. Joint Life Orthopedics & Sports Medicine (Kirkland, Wash.). Dr. Angelo has served as president of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons board of specialties. He is chief of surgery for Evergreen General Medical Center in Kirkland.

Robert A. Arciero, MD. UConn Health (Farmington. Conn.) Dr. Arciero received the O'Donoghue Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine in 2002 for his clinical research investigating anterior cruciate ligaments.

Matthew S. Austin, MD. Rothman Institute (Philadelphia). Dr. Austin is the director of the joint replacement and joint replacement fellowship program at Rothman Institute. He has published several peer reviewed articles and book chapters throughout his career.

Frederick Azar, MD. Campbell Clinic (Memphis, Tenn.). Dr. Azar is the team physician for the Memphis Grizzlies, the University of Memphis and Christian Brothers University. He is a past president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the sports medicine fellowship director of the Campbell Clinic.

Bernard Bach, MD. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (Chicago). Dr. Bach developed the sports medicine program at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in 1986. He served as the director of the sports medicine divison for 30 years and the sports medicine fellowship director for 28 years at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

Robert Barrack, MD. Washington University Physicians (St. Louis). Dr. Barrack is the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Distinguished Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Washington University Physicians. He focuses on adult reconstructive knee and hip replacement surgery. He has served as the orthopedics department chief of staff and chief of adult reconstructive surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Daniel J. Berry, MD. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Berry has published more than 180 peer-reviewed papers, wrote 85 books chapters and edited seven books on hip and knee arthroplasty. He is a past president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

William R. Beach, MD. Tuckahoe Orthopaedics (Richmond, Va.). Dr. Beach is an orthopedic surgeon, an avid researcher and a teacher. He is a past president of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Richard Berger, MD. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (Chicago). Dr. Berger is a pioneer of minimally invasive hip and knee replacement. He has developed specialized instruments and techniques for surgery and hip and knee implants for Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer Biomet and Morrisville, Pa.-based Small Bone Innovations.

Kevin Black, MD. Penn State Health/Milton S. Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center. Dr. Black developed the sports medicine program for Penn State University. He is the director of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' Orthopaedic Educators Course and the co-director of the American Orthopaedic Association's Becoming a More Effective Educator course.

Robert E. Booth Jr., MD. Aria - 3B Orthopaedics (Philadelphia). Dr. Booth is the medical director of Aria – 3B Orthopedics, an affiliate of Jefferson Health in Philadelphia. He is a past president of The Knee Society. He co-designed five total knee arthroplasty systems over his 20-plus year career.

Mathias P. Bostrom, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Dr. Bostrom is a specialist in hip and knee surgery. He received several awards including Hospital for Special Surgery's Philip D. Wilson, Jr. Teaching Award and the Eastern Orthopaedic Educational Foundation's Eastern Orthopaedic Association Founder Award.

Mark Bowen, MD. NorthShore University HealthSystem (Evanston, Ill.). Dr. Bowen is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Board of Medical Examiners. He is the current team physician for the Chicago Bears and a past team physician for the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Cubs, New York Giants and the Big Ten Conference.

James F. Bruce Jr., MD. Emory At LaGrange (Ga.). Dr. Bruce opened Southern Orthopedics — Now Emory at LaGrange — in 1982. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Robert Brophy, MD. Washington University Orthopedics (St. Louis). Dr. Brophy is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons board of directors and sits on the musculoskeletal committee for the NFL's injury and safety panel. He received the Orthopaedic Research Society's Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Travel Award for research translation in 2010.

Joseph E. Burkhardt, DO. Bronson Healthcare (Battle Creek, Mich.). Dr. Burkhardt has been performing outpatient knee surgery for nearly two decades. He is a past team physician for the Battle Creek Revolution.

Charles Bush-Joseph, MD. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (Chicago). Dr. Bush-Joseph is an arthroscopic surgical specialist. He is the head team physician for the Chicago White Sox and serves on the MLB's medical advisory board. He is the President-elect of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

John J. Callaghan, MD. University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (Iowa City). Dr. Callaghan joined the University of Iowa in 1990 after teaching and working at Duke University in Durham, N.C. He has earned three awards from The Knee Society and is a past president of the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation.

James Caillouette, MD. Newport Orthopedic Specialists (Newport Beach, Calf.). Dr. Caillouette is the immediate past president of the California Orthopaedic Association and former director of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Throughout his career, Dr. Caillouette was a driving force in the creation of Hoag Orthopaedic Institute and was integral in developing HOI's bundled payments.

Thomas R. Carter, MD. The Orthopedic Clinic Association (Phoenix). Dr. Carter is the head team physician for the Phoenix Suns, and head of orthopedic surgery at Arizona State University. He is on the board of directors for the Arthroscopy Association of North America and a member of the Herodicus Society.

Roger N. Chams, MD. Illinois Bone and Joint Institute (Morton Grove). Dr. Chams has a special interest in minimally invasive arthroscopic knee surgery and has treated several professional, NCAA and amateur athletes. He has been a team physician for the USA Soccer Federation Men and Women National Teams.

Constance Chu, MD. Stanford (Calif.) Medicine. Dr. Chu is the vice chair of research in the orthopedic surgery department at Stanford University and director of the Joint Prevention Center and chief of sports medicine at the VA Palo Alto. Her previous position was the Albert Ferguson Endowed Chair and orthopedic surgery professor at the University of Pittsburgh.

Brian Cole, MD. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (Chicago). Dr. Cole is the associate-chairman of the orthopedics department at Rush and head team physician for the Chicago Bulls. He is the surgery department chairman at Rush Oak Park (Ill.) Hospital and section head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center at Rush focused on treating arthritis in young active patients with regenerative medicine and biologic alternatives to surgery.

Alexis C. Colvin, MD. Mount Sinai (New York City). Dr. Colvin the CMO for the United States Tennis Association, a team physician for the U.S. Fed Cup team and a physician at the U.S. Open. She is an associate professor of sports medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Geoffrey Connor, MD. D1 Sports Medicine (Birmingham, Ala.). Dr. Connor is the founder of D1 Sports Medicine and has cared for Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Thrashers professional athletes during his career. He performs minimally invasive and computer assisted surgeries.

Thomas Coon, MD. Coon Joint Replacement Institute (St. Helena, Calif.). Dr. Coon focuses on minimally invasive knee replacement and has performed more than 8,000 total and partial joint replacements in his career. He also helped develop technology for less invasive orthopedic procedures.

Dan Cooper, MD. The Carrell Clinic (Dallas). Dr. Cooper is the head team physician for the Dallas Cowboys and previously was a team physician for the Dallas Stars. He focuses on minimally invasive arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery and co-developed a single-portal arthroscopy system.

Andrew John Cosgarea, MD. Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore). Dr. Cosgarea is a past team physician for the Baltimore Orioles and the current team physician for Johns Hopkins University. He sits on the board of directors for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Leigh Ann Curl, MD. MedStar Health (Baltimore). Dr. Curl is the head orthopedic surgeon for the Baltimore Ravens and an assistant team physician for the Baltimore Orioles. MedStar named her a best doctor multiple times throughout her career.

David F. Dalury, MD. Towson (Md.) Orthopaedic Associates. Dr. Dalury is chief of orthopedics at Towson-based University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center and associate professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He focuses on total joint replacement.

Craig Della Valle, MD. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (Chicago). Dr. Della Valle is the second vice president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is the chief of adult reconstructive surgery at Rush University Medical Center and has co-authored nearly 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers, 60 book chapters and has edited 12 text books.

Douglas A. Dennis, MD. Colorado Joint Replacement (Denver). Dr. Dennis is a past president of The Knee Society. He has received many honors including The Knee Society's John Insall Award in 2011.

Jason Dragoo, MD. Stanford (Calif.) Medicine. Dr. Dragoo is an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at Stanford University Medical Center and head team physician for the Stanford Football Program. His research focuses on tissue engineering, biologics and meniscal cartilage engineering.

Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD. Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center (Gulf Breeze, Fla.). Dr. Dugas is on the board of directors for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He serves as the medical director of USA Cheer.

Burton Elrod, MD. Elite Sports Medicine+Orthopedics (Nashville, Tenn.). Dr. Elrod is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, The Knee Society and NFL Physicians Society. He is a master clinical instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Jack Farr, MD. OrthoIndy (Indianapolis). Dr. Farr holds a board position with the Cartilage Research Foundation and the International Cartilage Repair Society. He is the vice president of the Patellofemoral Foundation and served as a design surgeon for the Sigma High Performance Partial Knee Replacement.

Thomas K. Fehring, MD. OrthoCarolina (Charlotte, N.C.). Dr. Fehring is a past president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and The Knee Society. He also serves as the co-director of the OrthoCarolina Charitable Foundation, which supports educational initiatives locally and nationally. He is the director of the adult reconstructive fellowship at OrthoCarolina and director of the translational care unit at Charlotte-Orthopaedic Hospital.

Mark P. Figgie, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Dr. Figgie is the chief of surgical arthritis service at Hospital for Special Surgery and performs more than 500 surgeries per year. He has research interests in implant design.

David Fisher, MD. OrthoIndy (Indianapolis). Dr. Fisher is the director of the Total Joint Center of Excellence at OrthoIndy and the president of the Orthopaedic Research Foundation. He has published several peer reviewed papers, presented his research at both national and international conferences and participated in several FDA trials.

Freddie H. Fu, MD. UPMC (Pittsburgh). Dr. Fu played an integral role in establishing the Sports and Preventive Institute in Pittsburgh. He was elected to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Hall of Fame and the City of Pittsburgh dedicated Sept. 13 Dr. Freddie Fu Day.

David Geier, MD. (Charleston, S.C.). Dr. Geier is an independent orthopedic surgeon in Charleston. He has a regularly column in The Post and Courier, and actively promotes injury prevention. He is a team physician for the Charleston Battery professional soccer team.

William Griffin, MD. OrthoCarolina (Charlotte, N.C.). Dr. Griffin is the chairman of the OrthoCarolina Research Institute and a director of the OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center. He has published several peer reviewed articles throughout his career.

E. Marlowe Goble, MD. Intermountain Healthcare (North Logan, Utah). Dr. Goble has more than 70 patents and was among the first surgeons to perform minimally invasive knee replacements. He was the lead surgeon for Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer Biomet on a prosthetic ACL development.

Steven B. Haas, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York). Dr. Haas is the chief of the knee service at Hospital for Special Surgery. He developed a technique and instrumentation for minimally invasive knee replacements and received a patent for his innovation in 2009.

David Halsey, MD. University of Vermont (South Burlington). Dr. Halsey is the second vice president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. UVM Medical Center recently named him the institution's Physician of the Year.

Arlen Hanssen, MD. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Hanssen is a past president of The Knee Society. He received the Musculoskeletal Infection Society's Jeanette Wilkins Research Award seven times. He has published several articles on knee surgery throughout his career.

Chris Harner, MD. University of Texas Health Science Center (Houston). Dr. Harner is the vice chair of academic affairs for the University of Texas Health Science Center and a program director for the sports medicine fellowship program. He serves on the editorial board for several publications including The American Journal of Knee Surgery and Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine.

Steven F. Harwin, MD (Beth Israel Medical Center, New York City). Dr. Harwin is founder and director of The Center for Reconstructive Joint Surgery as well as chief of adult reconstruction and total joint replacement in the orthopedic surgery department at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital. He also serves as director of the bloodless surgery joint replacement program and director of the New York International Learning Center for Joint Replacement at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.

William L. Healy, MD. Newton (Mass.)-Wellesley Hospital. Dr. Healy is a past president of The Knee Society. He completed his internship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Robert E. Hunter, MD. Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (Salida, Colo.). Dr. Hunter is a past team physician for the U.S. Men's Alpine Ski Team. He directs the HRRMC Orthopedic Center of Excellence and the Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center.

Richard Iorio, MD. NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Iorio is the chief of adult reconstructive surgery at NYU Langone and the co-director of the Joint Prevention and Arthritis Center. He has served on the board of directors for The Knee Society and is the health policy council chair as well as advocacy committee chair for the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He has worked on 23 funded research grants.

Joshua Jacobs, MD. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (Chicago). Dr. Jacobs is the chairman of the orthopedic surgery department at Rush University Medical Center. He is a past president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Michael A. Kelly, MD. Insall Scott Kelly (New York City). Dr. Kelly is the director of the Insall Scott Kelly Institute and the chairman of orthopedic surgery department at The Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center. He has served as president of The Knee Society.

Ronald S. Kvitne, MD. Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (Los Angeles). Dr. Kvitne is a team physician for the Los Angeles Kings and associate orthopedic consultant for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Lakers. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Frank R. Kolisek, MD. OrthoIndy (Indianapolis). Dr. Kolisek previously served as president of OrthoIndy and medical director of the St. Vincent Center for Joint Replacement and St. Francis Center for Joint Replacement, all in Indianapolis. He has been the principle investigator on several clinical trials focused on knee care.

Robert F. LaPrade, MD. The Steadman Clinic (Vail, Colo.). Dr. LaPrade is the CMO and co-director of the sports medicine program at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. He is the sports medicine committee chair for the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.

David G. Lewallen, MD. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Lewallen is the president of the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and medical director of the American Joint Replacement Registry. He received The Knee Society Coventry Award in 2014 for his research.

Jay R. Lieberman, MD. Keck Medicine of USC (Los Angeles). Dr. Lieberman is the chair of the orthopedic surgery department and director of the Institute of Orthopaedics at Keck Medicine of USC. He is a past president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and member of The Knee Society.

Adolph V. Lombardi Jr., MD. Joint Implant Surgeons (New Albany, Ohio). Dr. Lombardi has served as president of The Knee Society and as a founder and president of Operation Walk USA. He has also been president of Joint Implant Surgeons and was a partner in opening White Fence Surgical Suites in New Albany.

Stephen J. Lombardo, MD. Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (Los Angeles). Dr. Lombardo is the team physician of the Los Angeles Lakers and former president of the NBA Team Physician Society and NHL Team Physician Society. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Jess Lonner, MD. Rothman Institute (Philadelphia). Dr. Lonner is an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at Rothman Institute/Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and an executive board member of The Knee Society. He was president of the Philadelphia Orthopedic Society from 2010 to 2011.

Walter R. Lowe, MD. Memorial Hermann (Houston). Dr. Lowe is the chairman of the orthopedic surgery department at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and medical director of the Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute. He also serves as team physician for the Houston Texans and Houston Rockets.

Louis F. McIntyre, MD. Phelps Medical Associates (Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.). Dr. McIntyre is an orthopedic surgeon with Phelps Medical Associates, an affiliate of Great Neck, N.Y.-based Northwell Health. He underwent a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy and is involved in research about EHR in orthopedic practices.

William J. Maloney, MD. Stanford (Calif.) Medicine. Dr. Maloney is the chair of the Stanford University School of Medicine and was the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Presidential Representative at the 17th Congress of the EFFORT in Switzerland last year.

Brian P. McKeon, MD. Boston Sports & Shoulder Center. Dr. McKeon is an orthopedic surgeon at Boston Sports & Shoulder Center and New England Baptist Hospital. He is the chief medical officer and head team physician for the Boston Celtics and assistant clinical professor at Tufts University in Boston.

Peter Millett, MD. The Steadman Clinic (Vail, Colo.). Dr. Millett is a partner at The Steadman Clinic and board member at Steadman Philippon Research Institute. He performs knee and shoulder surgeries and serves as medical director of the Ski and Snowboard Club in Vail.

Tom Minas, MD. Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston). Dr. Minas is the director of Brigham and Women's Hospital's Cartilage Repair Center. He has expertise in autologous chondrocyte implantation and also performs total joint replacement.

Frank Noyes, MD. Mercy Health (Cincinnati). Dr. Noyes is the chairman and medical director of Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopedic Center and president of the Cincinnati SportsMedicine Research and Education Foundation at Mercy Health. He is a past team physician for the Cincinnati Bengals and past director of the United States Olympic Committee research site in Cincinnati.

Mary I. O'Connor, MD. Yale School of Medicine (New Haven, Conn.). Dr. O'Connor is the inaugural director of the Musculoskeletal Center at Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital. She previously served as professor of orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and program director of Mayo Clinic Integrity as well as compliance officer and associate medical director for the department of development.

Mark W. Pagnano, MD. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Pagnano completed a fellowship in knee reconstruction at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in New York City. He has a special interest in knee and hip replacement surgery and cartilage repair in the knee. He has served on The Knee Society's executive board.

Richard Parker, MD. Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Parker is the president of Garfield Heights, Ohio-based Marymount Hospital — a Cleveland Clinic hospital — and past chairman of the orthopedic surgery department at Cleveland Clinic. He is the head team physician for the Cleveland Cavaliers and has written more than 160 publications.

Brian S. Parsley, MD. University of Texas Health Science Center (Houston). Dr. Parsley is an assistant professor in the orthopedic surgery department at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is the director of the adult reconstruction fellowship at Houston-based Baylor College of Medicine and is on the board of trustees for the Museum of Health and Medical Science, also in Houston.

Dinesh Patel, MD. Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston). Dr. Patel is the emeritus chief of arthroscopic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. He assumed the position of chief of arthroscopic surgery at MGH in 1982 and is a founding member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Matthew Provencher, MD. The Steadman Clinic (Vail, Colo.). Dr. Provencher joined The Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute after serving as chief of sports medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and medical director and head team physician of the New England Patriots. He has also been the head orthopedic team physician for the Navy Seals Teams 1, 3, 5 and 7.

David Raab, MD. Illinois Bone and Joint Institute (Morton Grove). Dr. Raab is a founding physician of Illinois Bone and Joint Institute and on Morton Grove-based Illinois Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery Center's board of managers. He also serves as an associate master instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Dr. Ranawat is an orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and past president of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He has been the director of the Ranawat Orthopaedic Center at Lenox Hill Hospital and James A. Nicholas Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

John C. Richmond, MD. Boston Sports & Shoulder Center. Dr. Richmond is the medical director for network development at Boston-based New England Baptist Hospital; he previously served as chairman of orthopedics there for more than 10 years. His areas of expertise are in knee and shoulder care. He was a team physician for the Boston-based Tufts University Athletic Department for more than 25 years.

William Robb, MD. Illinois Bone and Joint Institute (Morton Grove). Dr. Robb is an orthopedic surgeon at Illinois Bone and Joint Institute and chairman of of the orthopedic surgery department at Illinois-based North Shore University Health System. He is an associate clinical professor in the orthopedic surgery department at Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago.

Richard Rothman, MD. Rothman Institute (Philadelphia). Dr. Rothman founded Rothman Institute and the Specialty Care Network — now known as Healthgrades. He is a professor of orthopedic surgery at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and on the board of directors for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Richard Scott, MD. New England Baptist Hospital (Boston). Dr. Scott is an orthopedic surgeon at New England Baptist Hospital and has served as president of The Knee Society. He has been on the editorial board for the Journal of Arthroplasty, American Journal of Knee Surgery, Clinical Orthopedic and Related Research and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

Giles R. Scuderi, MD. Northwell Health (New York City). Dr. Scuderi has practiced as an orthopedic surgeon for more than 20 years and has contributed to more than 100 published scientific articles and book chapters. He was the president of The Knee Society from 2012 to 2013 and is the adult knee reconstruction fellowship director at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

Thomas P. Sculco, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Dr. Sculco is a surgeon-in-chief emeritus and an attending orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery. Throughout his career, Dr. Sculco has authored more than 235 papers and 64 book chapters. His research focuses on total hip and knee replacement implant design.

Clarence L. Shields, MD. Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (Los Angeles). Dr. Shields is the past president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and received the society's Mr. Sports Medicine honor in 2006. He is a neutral physician for the NFL and a former orthopedic surgeon for the Los Angeles Rams.

Joshua A. Siegel, MD. Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics (Exeter, N.H.). Dr. Siegel is the sports medicine director at Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics and a founding member of the Northeast Surgery Center in Newington, N.H. He has a special interest in sports medicine, knee and shoulder repair.

Sabrina Strickland, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Dr. Strickland is a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and has a special interest in ACL injuries. She previously served as chief of orthopedics at a VA and is currently an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.

Kevin Stone, MD. The Stone Clinic (San Francisco). Dr. Stone founded The Stone Clinic and is chairman of the Stone Research Foundation. He holds more than 40 U.S. patents on inventions and uses biologic techniques to preserve the joint's natural anatomy.

Michael J. Stuart, MD. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Stuart has a special interest in knee ligament reconstruction, unicompartmental and total knee replacement and meniscus and osteochondral allograft transplantation. He has earned USA Hockey's President's Award and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Achievement Award.

S. David Stulberg, MD. Northshore Orthopaedic Institute (Chicago). Dr. Stulberg is on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and is the director and founder of the hospital's joint reconstruction and implant service. He is the co-founder of International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty and founder of the Society of Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery.

David D. Teuscher, MD. Beaumont (Texas) Bone & Joint Institute. Dr. Teuscher served as president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and past president of the Texas Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Teuscher is also the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board secretary and serves on the State Bar of Texas' board of directors.

Thomas S. Thornhill, MD. Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston). Dr. Thornhill is the John B. and Buckminster Brown Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital and he has a special interest in knee injuries and replacements. He is a founder of Operation Walk Boston.

James Tibone, MD. Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (Los Angeles). Dr. Tibone is an associate consultant to the Los Angeles Dodgers and Lakers. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has a special interest in knee disorders and ACL injury.

Michael Trice, MD. Sports Medicine & Joint Preservation Center (Katy, Texas). Dr. Trice founded the Sports Medicine and Cartilage Restoration Center of Central Illinois and is the director of the Johns Hopkins Cartilage Restoration Center in Baltimore. He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Robert Trousdale, MD. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Trousdale is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and consultant in the orthopedic surgery department at Mayo Clinic.

Thomas Vail, MD. UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco). Dr. Vail is the chair of orthopedic surgery at UCSF and has a special interest in total joint replacement. He completed a fellowship at Duke University in Durham, N.C.

John Velyvis, MD. Seton Medical Center (Daly City, Calif.). Dr. Velyvis is the director of orthopedic robotic surgery at Seton Medical Center, and one of the most experienced surgeons on the West Coast using robotics-assisted technology. He specializes in hip and knee replacement.

Nikhil Verma, MD. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (Chicago). Dr. Verma is the director of clinical research in the sports medicine section and director of the sports medicine division and sports medicine fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is a team physician for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls.

Russell F. Warren, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Dr. Warren has been surgeon-in-chief at Hospital for Special Surgery and team physician for the New York Giants. He was president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine from 1994 to 1995 and is in the organization's hall of fame.

Riley J. Williams III, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York). Dr. Williams is the knee group leader of the sports medicine and shoulder service at Hospital for Special Surgery. He also serves as medical director and head team orthopedic surgeon for the Brooklyn Nets. He is the director of HSS' FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence.

Robin V. West, MD. Inova Medical Group (Fairfax, Va.). Dr. West is chairman of Inova Sports Medicine and lead team physician for the Washington Nationals. She is also the head team physician for the Washington Redskins. She was previously assistant team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD. Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Dr. Westrich is the research director of adult reconstruction and joint replacement services at Hospital for Special Surgery. He has a special interest in joint replacement and is a professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York.

Leo A. Whiteside, MD. Missouri Bone & Joint Center (St. Louis). Dr. Whiteside is a past board member of The Knee Society and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is the director of the Missouri Bone and Joint Research Foundation and founder and president of the Missouri Bone and Joint Center's board of directors.

Edward M. Wojtys, MD. University of Michigan Health System (Ann Arbor, Mich.). Dr. Wojtys serves on the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and NFL Injury and Safety Panel's board of directors. He has a special interest in knee ligament injuries, pediatric and adolescent knee trauma and female knee injury susceptibility.

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