2009 - 2011 ISAKOS Committee Members

Following the ISAKOS Congress in Osaka, Japan the Committee on Committees and ISAKOS President Freddie Fu, MD announced the 2009-2011 committee members.

Board of Directors


Executive Committee
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES, President
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, First Vice President
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, Second Vice President
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Second Vice President
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES, Assistant Treasurer
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES, Secretary
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES, Assistant Secretary
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Consultant
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Consultant
Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY, Past President

Members at Large
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Paolo Aglietti, MD ITALY
James C. Chow, MD UNITED STATES
Mark Ferguson, MD SINGAPORE
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Arnaldo J. Hernandez, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Fernando Radice, MD CHILE
Ronald M. Selby, MD UNITED STATES
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Patrick S. H. Yung, FRCS(Orth), FHKCOS, FHKAM, FRCS, MBChB HONG KONG



Arthroscopy Committee


Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND, Chair
Karl F. Almqvist, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Deputy Chair
Yingfang Ao, MD CHINA
Mario Berenstein, MD ARGENTINA
Jiwu Chen, MD, PhD CHINA
Pascal Medical Christel, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Mark Ferguson, MD SINGAPORE
Christian Fink, MD, Prof. AUSTRIA
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
Keith W. Lawhorn, MD UNITED STATES
Hung-Maan Lee, MD TAIWAN
Takeshi Muneta, MD, PhD JAPAN
Tae-Soo Park, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Parag K. Sancheti, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), MCh(Orth), FRCS(Ed) INDIA
Ronald M. Selby, MD UNITED STATES
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Igor M. Zazirnyi, MD, DrSc, Prof. UKRAINE
Stephen M. Howell, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Bylaws Committee


Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, Chair
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Communications Committee


Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN, Chair
Eric C. McCarty, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Toru Fukubayashi, MD JAPAN
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Andre Pedrinelli, Prof. BRAZIL
Halit Pinar, MD, Prof. TURKEY
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


Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES, Chair
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Deputy Chair
David V. Rajan, MS(Orth), MNAMS(Orth), FRCS(G) INDIA, Deputy Chair
Grzegorz Adamczyk, MD, PhD POLAND
Ron Arbel, MD ISRAEL
Nadim Aslam, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD UNITED STATES
Gian Luigi Canata, MD ITALY
Shiyi Chen, MD, PhD, Prof. CHINA
David Figueroa, MD, Prof. CHILE
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Pau Golanó, MD SPAIN
Milan Handl, MD, PhD, Prof. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Arnaldo J. Hernandez, MD, PhD BRAZIL
C. Benjamin Ma, MD UNITED STATES
Mark D. Miller, MD UNITED STATES
Dinshaw Pardiwala, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), FCPS INDIA
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
Jai Thilak, MS, MCh INDIA
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Daniel C. Wascher, MD UNITED STATES
Gabriel Marcelo Zabludovich, MD ARGENTINA
David R. McAllister, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Education Resource Development Task Force


Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, Chair
Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES, Chair
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
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
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Changlong Yu, MD CHINA
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Journal Advisory Task Force


René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM, Chair
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES
Nicola Maffulli, MD, PhD, MS, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Walton W. Curl, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Knee Committee


Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Chair
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Karl F. Almqvist, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES
Wael K. Barsoum, MD UNITED STATES
Chong-Hyuk Choi, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Daniel V. Comba, MD ITALY
David Figueroa, MD, Prof. CHILE
Leopoldo I. Garcia, MD UNITED STATES
Keith W.G. Holt, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Stephen M. Howell, MD UNITED STATES
Jean-Yves Jenny, Prof. FRANCE
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Martin Lind, MD, PhD, Prof. DENMARK
Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Marco Antonio Percope De Andrade, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Kelly George Vince, MD NEW ZEALAND



Membership Committee


Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY, Chair
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Nicolaas C. Budhiparama, MD, FICS, Assoc. Prof. INDONESIA
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES
Vadim Erikovitch Dubrov, MD, PhD, DSci RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL
Mohsen Hussein, Asst. Prof. SLOVENIA
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Christopher C. Kaeding, MD UNITED STATES
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
David R. McAllister, MD UNITED STATES
Nick Mohtadi, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
Chee-Khuen Yong, MS (Orth) MALAYSIA
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Newsletter Editorial Board


James H. Lubowitz, MD UNITED STATES, Editor
Kivanc Israel Atesok, MD, MSc UNITED STATES
Lucio S. R. Ernlund, MD, MSc BRAZIL
Gideon Mann, MD, Prof. ISRAEL
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Masaki Sonoda, MD JAPAN
Ronald M. Selby, MD UNITED STATES, Past Editor



Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Committee


Myles R. J. Coolican, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Chair
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE, Deputy Chair
Gabriel Agar, MD ISRAEL
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Stephane Bermon, MD, PhD MONACO
Ricardo Guillermo Denari, Prof. ARGENTINA
Mandeep S Dhillon, MS, FAMS, FRCS INDIA
Ronald L. Diercks, Prof, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Karl Eriksson, MD, PhD, Asst. Prof. SWEDEN
Lucio S. R. Ernlund, MD, MSc BRAZIL
Andreas Gassen, MD GERMANY
Francesco Giron, MD, PhD ITALY
Robert E. Hunter, MD UNITED STATES
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Mario V. Larrain, MD ARGENTINA
Paulo Lobo, Jr., MD BRAZIL
Joseph Lowe, MD ISRAEL
Nicola Maffulli, MD, PhD, MS, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Jacques Ménétrey, Prof. SWITZERLAND
Wilkie Ngai, FRCSEd(Orth) HONG KONG
Albert W. Pearsall, MD UNITED STATES
Alberto C. Pochini, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Elvire Servien, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Edilson Schwansee Thiele, PhD BRAZIL
Lei Zhang, MD, PhD CHINA
Richard D. Parker, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Program Committee


Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY, Chair
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Karl F. Almqvist, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
Klaus Bak, MD DENMARK
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Myles R. J. Coolican, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN
Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL
Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Stephen M. Howell, MD UNITED STATES
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
James H. Lubowitz, MD UNITED STATES
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Eric C. McCarty, MD UNITED STATES
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES
David V. Rajan, MS(Orth), MNAMS(Orth), FRCS(G) INDIA
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM



Scientific Committee


Bruce A. Levy, MD UNITED STATES
Rocky S. Tuan, PhD UNITED STATES
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Chair
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Mohit Bhandari, MD, PhD, FRCSC CANADA
Constance R. Chu, MD UNITED STATES
Mario Ferretti, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Iftach Hetsroni, MD ISRAEL
Dimitr A. Jontschew, MD GERMANY
Sinan Karaoglu, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES
Nick Mohtadi, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA
Kevin P. Shea, MD UNITED STATES
Michael Soudry, Prof. ISRAEL
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY
Savio L-Y. Woo, PhD, DSc, DEng UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Site Selection Committee


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



Strategic Planning Committee


Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND, Chair
Per A. Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN, Deputy Chair
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES
James C. Chow, MD UNITED STATES
Kenneth E. DeHaven, MD UNITED STATES
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL
Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Maurilio Marcacci, MD ITALY
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Robert A. Stanton, MD UNITED STATES
W. Jaap Willems, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Upper Extremity Committee


Klaus Bak, MD DENMARK, Chair
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA, Deputy Chair
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Gregory I. Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA
Steven B. Cohen, MD UNITED STATES
Giovanni Di Giacomo, MD ITALY
Mauricio Gutierrez, MD COLOMBIA
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE
Eiji Itoi, MD, PhD JAPAN
William B. Kibler, MD UNITED STATES
David M Lintner, MD UNITED STATES
Wei Lu, MD, PhD, Prof. CHINA
Raffy Mirzayan, MD UNITED STATES
Matthew T. Provencher, MD UNITED STATES
Felix H. Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES
Ettore Taverna, MD ITALY
John W. Uribe, MD UNITED STATES
Ethan R. Wiesler, MD UNITED STATES
W. Jaap Willems, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL, Past Chair

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