2005 - 2007 ISAKOS Committee Members

Board of Directors


Executive Committee
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES, President
Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY, First Vice President
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES, Second Vice President
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA, Treasurer
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, Secretary
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, Assistant Secretary
Per A. Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN, Past President

Members at Large
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES
Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD NORWAY
Pieter J. Erasmus, MBChB, MMed SOUTH AFRICA
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Mario V. Larrain, MD ARGENTINA
Hideshige Moriya, MD JAPAN
Fernando Radice, MD CHILE
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
Kazunori Yasuda, MD, PhD, Prof. JAPAN



Arthroscopy Committee


C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS, Chair
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Gian Luigi Canata, MD ITALY
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Patrick Djian, MD FRANCE
Bjorn Engstrom, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. SWEDEN
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Roger G Hackney, FRCS UNITED KINGDOM
Bent Wulff Jakobsen, MD DENMARK
Miguel Khoury, MD ARGENTINA
Sung-Jae Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY
Alberto Pienovi, MD ARGENTINA
Paulo Roberto Rockett, MD BRAZIL
Romain Seil, MD, Prof. LUXEMBOURG



Bylaws Committee


Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY, Chair
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN



Communications Committee


Ronald M. Selby, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Eric C. McCarty, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Ron Arbel, MD ISRAEL
Vladimir Bobic, MD, FRCSEd UNITED KINGDOM
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN
Walton W. Curl, MD UNITED STATES
Magnus Forssblad, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Donald Hugh Johnson, MD, FRCSC CANADA
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Burt Klos, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Kurt P. Spindler, MD UNITED STATES



Education Committee


Donald Hugh Johnson, MD, FRCSC CANADA, Chair
David R. McAllister, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Charles H. Brown, Jr., MD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN
Brian Gerard Donley, MD UNITED STATES
Evan F Ekman, MD UNITED STATES
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL
Andre Frank, MD FRANCE
Anastasios D. Georgoulis, MD, Prof. GREECE
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE
Cristiano Frota de Souza Laurino, MD BRAZIL
Maurilio Marcacci, MD ITALY
Hideo Matsumoto, MD, PhD JAPAN
Thomas Muellner, MD, PhD AUSTRIA
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES
Christian Podetti, MD UNITED STATES
David V. Rajan, MS(Orth), MNAMS(Orth), FRCS(G) INDIA
W. Jaap Willems, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Torsten Wredmark, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Changlong Yu, MD CHINA



Finance Committee


John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA, Chair
Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Per A. Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND



Journal Advisory Task Force


Walton W. Curl, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY
Dieter Kohn, MD, PhD GERMANY
Alberto Pienovi, MD ARGENTINA
Boon-Keng Tay, MBBS, FRCS(Ed), FACS SINGAPORE



Knee Committee


Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Chair
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM, Deputy Chair
Jack T. Andrish, MD UNITED STATES
Peter Bonutti, MD, FACS UNITED STATES
J. Ignacio Cardona-Munoz, MD, MSc MEXICO
Pascal Medical Christel, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
William G Clancy, MD UNITED STATES
Matteo Denti, MD ITALY
Pieter J. Erasmus, MBChB, MMed SOUTH AFRICA
Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Stephen M. Howell, MD UNITED STATES
Dieter Kohn, MD, PhD GERMANY
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Abbas Madani, MD IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Hans H. Paessler, MD THAILAND
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Eduardo Zamudio, MD CHILE



Membership Committee


Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES, Chair
Rene J. Abdalla, MD, PhD BRAZIL, Deputy Chair
Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY, Deputy Chair
Gabriel Agar, MD ISRAEL
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES
Mario Berenstein, MD ARGENTINA
Giuliano Giorgio Cerulli, MD ITALY
Paul Chee Cheng Chang, MBBS,FRCS SINGAPORE
Kyosuke Fujikawa, MD, Prof. JAPAN
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE
Christopher C. Kaeding, MD UNITED STATES
Nilesh J. Shah, MS(Orth) INDIA
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
Lotta Willberg, MD SWEDEN



Newsletter Editorial Board


Ronald M. Selby, MD UNITED STATES, Editor
Vladimir Bobic, MD, FRCSEd UNITED KINGDOM
Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Peter J. Fowler, MD, FRCSC CANADA
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Tomihisa Koshino, MD, PhD JAPAN
James H. Lubowitz, MD UNITED STATES
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
David V. Rajan, MS(Orth), MNAMS(Orth), FRCS(G) INDIA
Paulo Roberto Rockett, MD BRAZIL
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND



Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Committee


Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA, Chair
Richard D. Parker, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
J. Mário Beça, MD PORTUGAL
Gian Luigi Canata, MD ITALY
Myles R. J. Coolican, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Toru Fukubayashi, MD JAPAN
Per Hölmich, DMSc, Prof. DENMARK
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Markku J. Jarvinen, Professor FINLAND
Dimitr A. Jontschew, MD GERMANY
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
Hira L. Nag, MS(Orth) INDIA
Halit Pinar, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Fernando Radice, MD CHILE
Rogerio Teixeira Silva, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Dean C. Taylor, MD UNITED STATES
Bruce C. Twaddle, MD, FRACS, Prof. NEW ZEALAND



Program Committee


Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD NORWAY, Chair
Kazunori Yasuda, MD, PhD, Prof. JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Ron Arbel, MD ISRAEL
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Anastasios D. Georgoulis, MD, Prof. GREECE
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Christopher D. Harner, MD UNITED STATES
Donald Hugh Johnson, MD, FRCSC CANADA
Robert J. Johnson, MD UNITED STATES
William B. Kibler, MD UNITED STATES
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Richard D. Parker, MD UNITED STATES
Ronald M. Selby, MD UNITED STATES
C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Savio L-Y. Woo, PhD, DSc, DEng UNITED STATES
Eduardo Zamudio, MD CHILE



Scientific Committee


Andrew A. Amis, PhD, FREng, DSc UNITED KINGDOM
Bruce D. Beynnon, PhD UNITED STATES
Johnny Huard, PhD UNITED STATES
Robert J. Johnson, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Deputy Chair
Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD NORWAY
Gideon Mann, MD, Prof. ISRAEL
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
William G. Rodkey, DVM, Dipl ACVS UNITED STATES
Kurt P. Spindler, MD UNITED STATES
Savio L-Y. Woo, PhD, DSc, DEng UNITED STATES
Kazunori Yasuda, MD, PhD, Prof. JAPAN



Site Selection Committee


Per A. Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN, Chair
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY
Peter J. Fowler, MD, FRCSC CANADA
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND



Strategic Planning Committee


Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Kenneth E. DeHaven, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Peter Bonutti, MD, FACS UNITED STATES
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES
Kai-Ming Chan, MBBS, MCh(Orth), FRCPS(G), FRCS(E), FRCSEd(Orth) HONG KONG
Walton W. Curl, MD UNITED STATES
Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD NORWAY
Peter J. Fowler, MD, FRCSC CANADA
William A Grana, MD UNITED STATES
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Alberto Pienovi, MD ARGENTINA
Kandiah Raveendran, MB BS FRCS MCh(Orth) MALAYSIA
Per A. Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Konsei Shino, MD, PhD JAPAN
Neil P. Thomas, FRCS UNITED KINGDOM
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Eduardo Zamudio, MD CHILE



Upper Extremity Committee


William B. Kibler, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL, Deputy Chair
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
Gregory I. Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA
Klaus Bak, MD DENMARK
Alessandro Castagna, MD, Prof. ITALY
Chih-Hwa Chen, MD, Prof. TAIWAN
Mark Ferguson, MD SINGAPORE
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Philippe Landreau, MD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Mario V. Larrain, MD ARGENTINA
Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES

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