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ISAKOS Committee Rosters

2017 - 2019 ISAKOS Committee Members

Board of Directors


Executive Committee
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES, President
Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, First Vice President
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA, Second Vice President
Joao Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Treasurer
Christopher Harner, MD UNITED STATES, Assistant Treasurer
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Secretary
David Anthony Parker, MBBS, BMedSci, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Assistant Secretary
Gregory Ian Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA, Consultant
David Figueroa, MD, Prof. CHILE, Consultant
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN, Consultant
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE, Past President

Members at Large
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES
Nicolaas Cyrillus Budhiparama, MD, Assoc. Prof., FICS INDONESIA
Pieter Jordaan Erasmus, MBChB, MMed SOUTH AFRICA
Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA
David Figueroa, MD, Prof. CHILE
Magnus Forssblad, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Yasuyuki Ishibashi, MD JAPAN
Volker Musahl, MD UNITED STATES
Felix Henry Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES
Daniel Adolfo Slullitel, MD, Prof. ARGENTINA



Archives Committee


Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN, Chair
John Bartlett, MB BS FRACS FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES
Per Anders Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND



Bylaws Committee


Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Chair
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE, Past Chair
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Committee on Committees


Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Chair
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Communcations Committee


Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA, Chair
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
David Maldonado, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Nasef Mohamed Nasef Abdelatif, M.D., PhD. EGYPT
Gonzalo Felipe Ferrer, MD, CHILE
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Ignacio Muñoz Criado, MD SPAIN
Wilkie Ngai, FRCSEd(Orth) HONG KONG



Development Committee


Nicolaas Cyrillus Budhiparama, MD, Assoc. Prof., FICS INDONESIA, Co-Chairman
Philippe Landreau, MD QATAR, Co-Chairman
John Bartlett, MB BS FRACS FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Shiyi Chen, MD, PhD CHINA
Pieter Jordaan Erasmus, MBChB, MMed SOUTH AFRICA
Enrique Leonardo Crisostomo Pasion, MD, FPOA, FACS PHILIPPINES
Joseph Darling UNITED STATES
John Mahoney UNITED STATES



Education Committee


Luigi Adriano Pederzini, MD ITALY, Chair
Scott F. Dye, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
John G. Lane, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Katsuya Aoto, MD, PhD JAPAN
Karina EM Besinga, MD INDONESIA
Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Michail Elias Chantes, Assoc. Prof. GREECE
Joao Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL
Michail Ilias Iosifidis, MD, PhD GREECE
Deepak Joshi, MS ortho INDIA
Carlos Leal, Prof., MD COLOMBIA
Fabrizio Margheritini, MD ITALY
Marco Antonio Percope De Andrade, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Daniel Adolfo Slullitel, MD, Prof. ARGENTINA
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY, Past Chair



Elbow, Wrist, & Hand Committee


Gregory Ian Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA, Chair
Michael Thomas Freehill, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Deepak N. Bhatia, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth) INDIA
Margaret Woon Man Fok, FRCSED(ortho), MBChB (Otago) HONG KONG
Jose Carlos Garcia Jr., MD, MSc BRAZIL
Alessandro Marinelli, MD ITALY
Luigi Adriano Pederzini, MD ITALY
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES
Michael R. Redler, MD UNITED STATES
Kilian Wegmann, M.D., PhD GERMANY



Finance Committee


Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES



Hip, Groin & Thigh Committee


Nick Mohtadi, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA, Chair
Per Hölmich, Prof., DMSc DENMARK, Deputy Chair
Allston J. Stubbs, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Nicolas Bonin, MD FRANCE
Alberto Costantini, MD ITALY
Leandro Ejnisman, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Vikas Khanduja, MA, MB BS, MSc, FRCS, FRCS (Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Aaron J. Krych, MD UNITED STATES
Ehud Rath, MD ISRAEL
Thomas G. Sampson, MD UNITED STATES
Nilesh J Shah, MS (Orth) INDIA
Soshi Uchida, MD, PhD JAPAN



JISAKOS Editoral Board


C. Niek Van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS, Editor
Leendert Blankevoort, PhD NETHERLANDS, Managing Editor
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES
Gregory Ian Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA
Kai-Ming Chan, MBBS, MCH(ORTH), FRCPS(G), FRCS(E), FRCS.ED(ORTH) HONG KONG
Mandeep Singh Dhillon, MS, FAMS, FRCS INDIA
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL
Christopher Harner, MD UNITED STATES
Mustafa Karahan, Prof. TURKEY
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES
Takeshi Muneta, MD, PhD JAPAN
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
David Anthony Parker, MBBS, BMedSci, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Luigi Adriano Pederzini, MD ITALY
Andrew James Price, DPhil, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES
Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY



Knee: Arthroplasty Committee


Sebastien Lustig, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Chair
Myles Raphael James Coolican, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Deputy Chair
Felipe Ambra, MD BRAZIL
Nicolaas Cyrillus Budhiparama, MD, Assoc. Prof., FICS INDONESIA
Pieter Jordaan Erasmus, MBChB, MMed SOUTH AFRICA
David Figueroa, MD, Prof. CHILE
Stephen M. Howell, MD UNITED STATES
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
Rik Kundra, MD, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Myung Chul Lee, MD, PhD, Prof. KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Rodrigo Maestu, MD ARGENTINA
Tomoyuki Matsumoto, MD, PhD JAPAN
Ken Okazaki, MD, PhD JAPAN
Sam Oussedik, FRCS UNITED KINGDOM
Andrew James Price, DPhil, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Jong-Keun Seon, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Eun Kyoo Song, Prof., MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
José Ricardo Confraria Varatojo, MD PORTUGAL
Mihai Vioreanu, MD, MCh,FFSEM, FRCSI(Tr&Orth) IRELAND
Daniel C. Wascher, MD UNITED STATES
Shuichi Matsuda, MD, PhD JAPAN, Past Chair



Knee: Sports & Preservation Committee


Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND, Chair
Karl Eriksson, MD, PhD, Asst. Prof. SWEDEN, Deputy Chair
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Diego Costa Astur, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Gianluca Camillieri, MD ITALY
Chih-Hwa Chen, MD TAIWAN
Constance R. Chu, MD UNITED STATES
Steven B. Cohen, MD UNITED STATES
Niklaus F. Friederich, Prof. Dr. med. SWITZERLAND
Andreas H. Gomoll, MD UNITED STATES
Yong In, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Sverre Loeken, MD, PhD NORWAY
Wei Lu, MD, PhD, Prof. CHINA
Edi Mustamsir, MD INDONESIA
Eiichi Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
Halit Pinar, Prof., MD TURKEY
David Sadigursky, MD, MSc BRAZIL
Elvire Servien, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Seth Lawrence Sherman, MD UNITED STATES
Petri J. Sillanpää, MD, PhD FINLAND
Sachin Ramchandra Tapasvi, MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS INDIA
Eiichi Tsuda, Prof JAPAN
Christopher John Vertullo, MBBS, FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Timothy S. Whitehead, MBBS, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Shinichi Yoshiya, MD JAPAN
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Leg, Ankle & Foot Committee


Pieter D'Hooghe, MD, MSc, MBA QATAR, Chair
Kenneth J. Hunt, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Thomas Bauer, MD, PhD FRANCE
Carlo Angelo Virrey Borbon, MD, FPOA PHILIPPINES
Gian Luigi Canata, MD ITALY
MaCalus Vinson Hogan, MD UNITED STATES
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs, MD, PhD, Prof. NETHERLANDS
Umile Giuseppe Longo, MD, MSc, PhD ITALY
Nicola Maffulli, MD, PhD, MS, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Hélder Miguel Duarte Pereira, MD PORTUGAL
Mohammad Razi, MD IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF
Yasuhito Tanaka, Prof. JAPAN



Membership Committee


Dimitr Alexander Jontschew, MD GERMANY, Chair
Felipe E Camara, MD MEXICO, Deputy Chair
Mario Ferretti, MD, PhD BRAZIL, Deputy Chair
Joon Ho Wang, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF, Deputy Chair
Jiwu Chen, MD, PhD CHINA
Olivier Courage, MD FRANCE
Andrey Korolev, Prof., MD, PhD RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Lingaraj Krishna, MBBS, M.Med(Orth), FRCSEd (Orth) SINGAPORE
Antonio Manuel Ortega-Basulto, MD MEXICO
Ludwig Andre Pontoh, PhD INDONESIA
Orestes Rolando Suarez, MD PERU
Ryohei Uchida, MD, PhD JAPAN
Patrick Shu Hang Yung, FRCS(Orth Surgery), FHKCOS, FHKAM, FRCS, MBChB HONG KONG, Past Chair



Newsletter Editorial Board


Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES, Editor
Iftach Hetsroni, MD ISRAEL, Associate Editor
Tahsin Beyzadeoglu, Prof., MD TURKEY
Raju Easwaran, MS (Orth) INDIA
Yee Han Dave Lee, MBBS, FRCS(Ortho), MD SINGAPORE
Bruce A. Levy, MD UNITED STATES
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES
Tatsuo Mae, MD, PhD JAPAN
Dipak Raj, FRCS (Tr & Orth), MCh Orth., MS Orth. UNITED KINGDOM
Daniel Whelan, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA
Kyoung Ho Yoon, MD, PhD, Prof. KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Omer Mei-Dan, MD UNITED STATES, Past Editor



Patellofemoral Scoring Task Force


Jason L. Koh, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN, Chair
Karl Fredrik Almqvist, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES
Scott F. Dye, MD UNITED STATES
Robert A. Magnussen, MD, MPH UNITED STATES
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE
Geraldo Luiz Schuck De Freitas, MD BRAZIL
Elvire Servien, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE



Program Committee


Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY, Chair
Volker Musahl, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
Gregory Ian Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Nicolaas Cyrillus Budhiparama, MD, Assoc. Prof., FICS INDONESIA
Felipe E Camara, MD MEXICO
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Myles Raphael James Coolican, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN
Pieter D'Hooghe, MD, MSc, MBA QATAR
Karl Eriksson, MD, PhD, Asst. Prof. SWEDEN
Joao Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL
Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Mario Ferretti, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Michael Thomas Freehill, MD UNITED STATES
Alan Getgood, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), DipSEM CANADA
Christopher Harner, MD UNITED STATES
Per Hölmich, Prof., DMSc DENMARK
Kenneth J. Hunt, MD UNITED STATES
Mark Robert Hutchinson, MD UNITED STATES
Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY
Dimitr Alexander Jontschew, MD GERMANY
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Jason L. Koh, MD UNITED STATES
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Philippe Landreau, MD QATAR
John G. Lane, MD UNITED STATES
Sebastien Lustig, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES
David Maldonado, MD UNITED STATES
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Jacques Ménétrey, Prof. SWITZERLAND
Nick Mohtadi, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA
Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
Luigi Adriano Pederzini, MD ITALY
Sérgio Rocha Piedade, MD, PhD, Associate Professor BRAZIL
Felix Henry Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES
Kevin P. Shea, MD UNITED STATES
Allston J. Stubbs, MD UNITED STATES
Joon Ho Wang, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Patrick Shu Hang Yung, FRCS(Orth Surgery), FHKCOS, FHKAM, FRCS, MBChB HONG KONG



Publications Committee


Joao Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Chair
Mustafa Karahan, Prof. TURKEY, Deputy Chair
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Nobuo Adachi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Ricardo Pinheiro Bastos Filho, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Jesus Ignacio Cardona-Munoz, MD, MCs MEXICO
Nader Darwich, MD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE
Antonio Maestro, MD, PhD SPAIN
Randy Mascarenhas, MD UNITED STATES
Joan Carles Monllau, MD, PhD, Prof. SPAIN
Rocco Papalia, MD, PhD, Prof. ITALY
Albert W. Pearsall, MD UNITED STATES
Carola F. van Eck, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Urszula Ewa Zdanowicz, MD POLAND



Scientific Committee


Volker Musahl, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Jason L. Koh, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Jacques Ménétrey, Prof. SWITZERLAND, Deputy Chair
Nasef Mohamed Nasef Abdelatif, M.D., PhD. EGYPT
Paulo Henrique Mendes Araujo, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Olufemi Rolland Ayeni, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA
Alfonso Ricardo Barnechea Rey, MD PERU
Brendan Coleman, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Elmar Herbst, MD GERMANY
Michael Tobias Hirschmann, MD SWITZERLAND
Yuichi Hoshino, MD, PhD JAPAN
Magaly Iñiguez, MD CHILE
Sebastian Kopf, MD, PhD GERMANY
Timothy Lording, MBBS, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES
Matthew T. Provencher, MD UNITED STATES
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN, Past Chair



Shoulder Committee


Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY, Chair
Felix Henry Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Geoffrey D. Abrams, MD UNITED STATES
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
Robert A. Arciero, MD UNITED STATES
Mike H. Baums, MD, PhD GERMANY
Knut Beitzel, MD, MA GERMANY
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES
Emilio Calvo, MD, PhD, MBA SPAIN
Jiwu Chen, MD, PhD CHINA
Carina Cohen, MD BRAZIL
Giovanni Di Giacomo, MD ITALY
Francesco Franceschi, MD, PhD ITALY
Michael Thomas Freehill, MD UNITED STATES
Dan Guttmann, MD UNITED STATES
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Eiji Itoi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Augustus D. Mazzocca, MS, MD UNITED STATES
Soheil Mehdipoor, MD IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF
Giuseppe Milano, MD ITALY
Kevin D. Plancher, MD UNITED STATES
Anthony A. Romeo, MD UNITED STATES
Nahum Rosenberg, MD, FRCS ISRAEL
Enrique Alberto Salas, MD VENEZUELA
Kevin P. Shea, MD UNITED STATES
Stephen C. Weber, MD UNITED STATES



Site Selection Committee


Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE, Chair
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Peter J. Fowler, MD, FRCSC CANADA
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES
Per Anders Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, Past Chair



Sports Medicine Committee


Sérgio Rocha Piedade, MD, PhD, Associate Professor BRAZIL, Chair
Alan Getgood, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), DipSEM CANADA, Deputy Chair
Mark Robert Hutchinson, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Adam William Anz, MD UNITED STATES
Gustavo Gonçalves Arliani, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Kai-Ming Chan, MBBS, MCH(ORTH), FRCPS(G), FRCS(E), FRCS.ED(ORTH) HONG KONG
Thomas Michael DeBerardino, MD UNITED STATES
Ricardo Guillermo Denari, Prof. ARGENTINA
Lucio Sergio Rocha Ernlund, MD, MSc BRAZIL
Scott C. Faucett, MD, MS UNITED STATES
Barak Haviv, MD ISRAEL
Timo Jaakko Järvelä, MD, PhD FINLAND
Mihkel Mardna, MD ESTONIA
Juan Pablo Martinez, MD, MSc COLOMBIA
Bruce S. Miller, MD, MS UNITED STATES
Bradley James Nelson, MD UNITED STATES
Sarthak Patnaik, MS, FASM ( ISAKOS ) , FHA INDIA
Andre Pedrinelli, MD, Prof. BRAZIL
Gonzalo Samitier, MD, PhD SPAIN
Robert Jacek Smigielski, MD POLAND
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Strategic Planning Committee


Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Chair
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA, Deputy Chair
Christopher Harner, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES
John Bartlett, MB BS FRACS FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES
Parag Kantilal Sancheti, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), Mch (Orth), FRCS (Ed) INDIA
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
C. Niek Van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Daniel C. Wascher, MD UNITED STATES

Traveling Fellowship Committee


Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Chair
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Kevin P. Shea, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Shiyi Chen, MD, PhD CHINA
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD NORWAY
Christopher C. Kaeding, MD UNITED STATES
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Maurilio Marcacci, MD ITALY
Mauro Núñez, MD COSTA RICA
Parag Kantilal Sancheti, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), Mch (Orth), FRCS (Ed) INDIA
Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Kazunori Yasuda, MD, PhD JAPAN