2011 - 2013 ISAKOS Committee Members

Following the ISAKOS Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil the Committee on Committees and ISAKOS President Moises Cohen, MD, PhD announced the 2011-2013 committee members.

Board of Directors


Executive Committee
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, President
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, First Vice President
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Second Vice President
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Treasurer
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Assistant Treasurer
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Assistant Treasurer
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES, Secretary
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Assistant Secretary
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA, Consultant
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES, Past President

Members at Large
Nobuo Adachi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Christopher D. Harner, MD UNITED STATES
Arnaldo J. Hernandez, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY
Fernando Radice, MD CHILE
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
Michael Soudry, Prof. ISRAEL
Patrick S. H. Yung, FRCS(Orth), FHKCOS, FHKAM, FRCS, MBChB HONG KONG



Arthroscopy Committee


Karl F. Almqvist, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Chair
Kevin P. Shea, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Yingfang Ao, MD CHINA
Mario Berenstein, MD ARGENTINA
Tahsin Beyzadeoglu, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Marco K. Demange, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Mark Ferguson, MD SINGAPORE
Christian Fink, MD, Prof. AUSTRIA
Francesco Giron, MD, PhD ITALY
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Hung-Maan Lee, MD TAIWAN
Fabrizio Margheritini, MD ITALY
Pericles P. Papadopoulos, Prof. GREECE
Tae-Soo Park, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Andrew D. Pearle, MD UNITED STATES
Parag K. Sancheti, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), MCh(Orth), FRCS(Ed) INDIA
Ronald M. Selby, MD UNITED STATES
Igor M. Zazirnyi, MD, DrSc, Prof. UKRAINE
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND, Past Chair



Bylaws Committee


Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, Chair
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, Past Chair



Communications Committee


Eric C. McCarty, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Toru Fukubayashi, MD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Andre Pedrinelli, Prof. BRAZIL, Deputy Chair
Michail E. Hantes, Prof. GREECE
Carlos Leal, MD, Prof. COLOMBIA
Halit Pinar, MD, Prof. TURKEY
José Ricardo C. Varatojo, MD PORTUGAL
Russell E. Windsor, MD UNITED STATES
Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN, Past Chair



Development Committee


Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES, Chair
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Dimitr A. Jontschew, MD GERMANY
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES



Education Committee


João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Chair
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY, Deputy Chair
Mark D. Miller, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Grzegorz Adamczyk, MD, PhD POLAND
Nadim Aslam, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Gian Luigi Canata, MD ITALY
J. Ignacio Cardona-Munoz, MD, MSc MEXICO
Shiyi Chen, MD, PhD, Prof. CHINA
Pau Golanó, MD SPAIN
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE
Mauricio Gutierrez, MD COLOMBIA
Mustafa Karahan, Prof. TURKEY
C. Benjamin Ma, MD UNITED STATES
Maurilio Marcacci, MD ITALY
Joan C. Monllau, MD, PhD, Prof. SPAIN
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Daniel C. Wascher, MD UNITED STATES
Urszula E. Zdanowicz, MD POLAND
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Finance Committee


Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Chair
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Deputy Chair
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES



Knee Committee


Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Deputy Chair
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Deputy Chair
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES
Roland Becker, MD, PhD, Prof. GERMANY
Daniel V. Comba, MD ITALY
Bjorn Engstrom, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. SWEDEN
David Figueroa, MD, Prof. CHILE
Keith W.G. Holt, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Stephen M. Howell, MD UNITED STATES
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Martin Lind, MD, PhD, Prof. DENMARK
Marcus V. M. Luzo, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Marco Antonio Percope De Andrade, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Andrew J. Price, DPhil, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Ashok Rajgopal, MS, MchOrth, FRCS INDIA
Rick W. Wright, MD UNITED STATES
Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Past Chair



Membership Committee


Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL, Chair
Kivanc Israel Atesok, MD, MSc UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND, Deputy Chair
Nicolaas C. Budhiparama, MD, FICS, Assoc. Prof. INDONESIA
Jiwu Chen, MD, PhD CHINA
Diane L. Dahm, MD UNITED STATES
Mandeep S Dhillon, MS, FAMS, FRCS INDIA
Pieter J. Erasmus, MBChB, MMed SOUTH AFRICA
Geraldo S.M. Granata Jr., MD, PhD BRAZIL
Mohsen Hussein, Asst. Prof. SLOVENIA
Oleksandr Kostrub, PhD UKRAINE
Nick Mohtadi, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA
Elvire Servien, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Jai Thilak, MS, MCh INDIA
Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY, Past Chair



Newsletter Editorial Board


James H. Lubowitz, MD UNITED STATES, Editor
Omer Mei-Dan, MD UNITED STATES, Editor
Nadim Aslam, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Kivanc Israel Atesok, MD, MSc UNITED STATES
Lucio S. R. Ernlund, MD, MSc BRAZIL
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Daniel A. Slullitel, MD, Prof. ARGENTINA
Masaki Sonoda, MD JAPAN



Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Committee


Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE, Chair
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Nicola Maffulli, MD, PhD, MS, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM, Deputy Chair
Takeshi Muneta, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Stephane Bermon, MD, PhD MONACO
Mehmet S. Binnet, Prof. TURKEY
Ricardo Guillermo Denari, Prof. ARGENTINA
Ronald L. Diercks, Prof, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Lucio S. R. Ernlund, MD, MSc BRAZIL
Philippe Landreau, MD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Mario V. Larrain, MD ARGENTINA
Jacques Ménétrey, Prof. SWITZERLAND
Wilkie Ngai, FRCSEd(Orth) HONG KONG
Albert W. Pearsall, MD UNITED STATES
Daniel A. Slullitel, MD, Prof. ARGENTINA
Edilson Schwansee Thiele, PhD BRAZIL
Lei Zhang, MD, PhD CHINA
Myles R. J. Coolican, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Past Chair



Program Committee


Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Chair
Anastasios D. Georgoulis, MD, Prof. GREECE, Deputy Chair
Karl F. Almqvist, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
Gregory I. Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL
Toru Fukubayashi, MD JAPAN
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Eiji Itoi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
James H. Lubowitz, MD UNITED STATES
Nicola Maffulli, MD, PhD, MS, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Eric C. McCarty, MD UNITED STATES
Mark D. Miller, MD UNITED STATES
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Andre Pedrinelli, Prof. BRAZIL
Kevin P. Shea, MD UNITED STATES
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY
Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY, Past Chair



Scientific Committee


Rocky S. Tuan, PhD UNITED STATES
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES, Chair
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY, Deputy Chair
Ron Arbel, MD ISRAEL
Michelle Cameron-Donaldson, MD UNITED STATES
Constance R. Chu, MD UNITED STATES
Mario Ferretti, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Iftach Hetsroni, MD ISRAEL
Dimitr A. Jontschew, MD GERMANY
Bruce A. Levy, MD UNITED STATES
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES
Nick Mohtadi, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA
José R. Pécora, Prof. BRAZIL
Peter Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Past Chair



Site Selection Committee


Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, Deputy Chair
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
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



Strategic Planning Committee


Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND, Chair
Per A. Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN, Deputy Chair
C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS, 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
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL
Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Paulo Lobo, Jr., MD BRAZIL
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Fernando Radice, MD CHILE
Robert A. Stanton, MD UNITED STATES
Dean C. Taylor, MD UNITED STATES
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM



Upper Extremity Committee


Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA, Chair
Gregory I. Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA, Deputy Chair
Eiji Itoi, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Emilio Calvo, MD, PhD, MBA SPAIN
Myriam A. Capasso, MD UNITED STATES
Steven B. Cohen, MD UNITED STATES
Giovanni Di Giacomo, MD ITALY
Dan Guttmann, MD UNITED STATES
Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY
William B. Kibler, MD UNITED STATES
Wei Lu, MD, PhD, Prof. CHINA
Tom Clement Ludvigsen, MD NORWAY
Augustus D. Mazzocca, MS, MD UNITED STATES
Raffy Mirzayan, MD UNITED STATES
Alberto C. Pochini, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Matthew T. Provencher, MD UNITED STATES
Felix H. Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES
Hiroyuki Sugaya, MD JAPAN
John W. Uribe, MD UNITED STATES
Francisco J. Vergara González, MD CHILE
W. Jaap Willems, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Yon-Sik Yoo, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Klaus Bak, MD DENMARK, Past Chair

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