2007 - 2009 ISAKOS Committee Members

Board of Directors


Executive Committee
Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY, President
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES, First Vice President
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, Second Vice President
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA, Treasurer
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Vice Treasurer
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, Secretary
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES, Assistant Secretary
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES, Consultant
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES, Past President

Members at Large
Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
James C. Chow, MD UNITED STATES
Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Mark Ferguson, MD SINGAPORE
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Mario V. Larrain, MD ARGENTINA
Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Ronald M. Selby, MD UNITED STATES
C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Kazunori Yasuda, MD, PhD, Prof. JAPAN



Arthroscopy Committee


Stephen M. Howell, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND, Deputy Chair
Gian Luigi Canata, MD ITALY
Pascal Medical Christel, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
Keith W. Lawhorn, MD UNITED STATES
Takeshi Muneta, MD, PhD JAPAN
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY
Alberto Pienovi, MD ARGENTINA
Mark Steven Schickendantz, MD UNITED STATES
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS, Past Chair



Bylaws Committee


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



Communications Committee


Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN, Chair
Eric C. McCarty, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Magnus Forssblad, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Robert A. Stanton, MD UNITED STATES
Armin M. Tehrany, MD UNITED STATES
Yiu-Chung Wun, MBChB, FRCS Ed (Ortho) HONG KONG
Ronald M. Selby, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Education Committee


David R. McAllister, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
David V. Rajan, MS(Orth), MNAMS(Orth), FRCS(G) INDIA, Deputy Chair
Ron Arbel, MD ISRAEL
Brian Gerard Donley, MD UNITED STATES
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL
Anastasios D. Georgoulis, MD, Prof. GREECE
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Milan Handl, MD, PhD, Prof. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Maurilio Marcacci, MD ITALY
Thomas Muellner, MD, PhD AUSTRIA
Dinshaw Pardiwala, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), FCPS INDIA
Christian Podetti, MD UNITED STATES
Jai Thilak, MS, MCh INDIA
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Changlong Yu, MD CHINA



Education Resource Development Task Force


Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Chair
Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN



Journal Advisory Task Force


René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM, Chair
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Walton W. Curl, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Knee Committee


Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Chair
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Jack T. Andrish, MD UNITED STATES
Wael K. Barsoum, MD UNITED STATES
Peter Bonutti, MD, FACS UNITED STATES
J. Ignacio Cardona-Munoz, MD, MSc MEXICO
William G Clancy, MD UNITED STATES
Matteo Denti, MD ITALY
Leopoldo I. Garcia, MD UNITED STATES
Jean-Yves Jenny, Prof. FRANCE
Abbas Madani, MD IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF
Shuichi Matsuda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Hans H. Paessler, MD THAILAND
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Jan M. K. Victor, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Kelly George Vince, MD NEW ZEALAND
Russell E. Windsor, MD UNITED STATES
Eduardo Zamudio, MD CHILE
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Past Chair



Membership Committee


Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY, Chair
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE, Deputy Chair
Rene J. Abdalla, MD, PhD BRAZIL
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Giuliano Giorgio Cerulli, MD ITALY
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Christopher C. Kaeding, MD UNITED STATES
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
Lotta Willberg, MD SWEDEN
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Newsletter Editorial Board


James H. Lubowitz, MD UNITED STATES, Editor
Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Gideon Mann, MD, Prof. ISRAEL
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
Ronald M. Selby, MD UNITED STATES, Past Editor



Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Committee


Richard D. Parker, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Myles R. J. Coolican, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Deputy Chair
Gabriel Agar, MD ISRAEL
J. Mário Beça, MD PORTUGAL
Gian Luigi Canata, MD ITALY
Mandeep S Dhillon, MS, FAMS, FRCS INDIA
Karl Eriksson, MD, PhD, Asst. Prof. SWEDEN
Toru Fukubayashi, MD JAPAN
Francesco Giron, MD, PhD ITALY
Per Hölmich, DMSc, Prof. DENMARK
Robert E. Hunter, MD UNITED STATES
Dimitr A. Jontschew, MD GERMANY
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
Joseph Lowe, MD ISRAEL
Hira L. Nag, MS(Orth) INDIA
Alberto C. Pochini, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Rogerio Teixeira Silva, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA, Past Chair



Program Committee


Kazunori Yasuda, MD, PhD, Prof. JAPAN, Chair
Ron Arbel, MD ISRAEL
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Stephen M. Howell, MD UNITED STATES
David R. McAllister, MD UNITED STATES
Richard D. Parker, MD UNITED STATES
Konsei Shino, MD, PhD JAPAN
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Savio L-Y. Woo, PhD, DSc, DEng UNITED STATES
Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD NORWAY, Past Chair



Scientific Committee


Andrew A. Amis, PhD, FREng, DSc UNITED KINGDOM
Bruce D. Beynnon, PhD UNITED STATES
Johnny Huard, PhD UNITED STATES
Bruce A. Levy, MD UNITED STATES
Savio L-Y. Woo, PhD, DSc, DEng UNITED STATES, Chair
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Deputy Chair
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Sinan Karaoglu, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Gideon Mann, MD, Prof. ISRAEL
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
William G. Rodkey, DVM, Dipl ACVS UNITED STATES
Michael Soudry, Prof. ISRAEL
Kazunori Yasuda, MD, PhD, Prof. JAPAN
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY
Robert J. Johnson, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Site Selection Committee


John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY
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
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Per A. Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN, Past Chair



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
Walton W. Curl, MD UNITED STATES
Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD NORWAY
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Kandiah Raveendran, MB BS FRCS MCh(Orth) MALAYSIA
Per A. Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Neil P. Thomas, FRCS UNITED KINGDOM
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
W. Jaap Willems, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS



Upper Extremity Committee


Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL, Chair
Klaus Bak, MD DENMARK, Deputy Chair
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
Alessandro Castagna, MD, Prof. ITALY
Chih-Hwa Chen, MD, Prof. TAIWAN
Mauricio Gutierrez, MD COLOMBIA
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Eiji Itoi, MD, PhD JAPAN
David M Lintner, MD UNITED STATES
Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES
Matthew T. Provencher, MD UNITED STATES
Ettore Taverna, MD ITALY
Ethan R. Wiesler, MD UNITED STATES
William B. Kibler, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair

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