2013 - 2015 ISAKOS Committee Members

Following the ISAKOS Congress in Toronto, Canada the Committee on Committees and ISAKOS President Masahiro Kurosaka, MD announced the 2013-2015 committee members.

Board of Directors


Executive Committee
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, President
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, First Vice President
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Second Vice President
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Assistant Treasurer
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Secretary
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA, Assistant Secretary
Jack T. Andrish, MD UNITED STATES, Consultant
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN, Consultant
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, Past President

Members at Large
Nobuo Adachi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Christopher D. Harner, MD UNITED STATES
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY
Andre Pedrinelli, Prof. BRAZIL
Michael Soudry, Prof. ISRAEL



Arthroscopy Committee


Kevin P. Shea, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Mark Ferguson, MD SINGAPORE, Deputy Chair
Thomas Bauer, MD, PhD FRANCE
Tahsin Beyzadeoglu, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Nicolas Bonin, MD FRANCE
Chih-Hwa Chen, MD, Prof. TAIWAN
Marco K. Demange, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Francesco Giron, MD, PhD ITALY
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Yasuyuki Ishibashi, MD JAPAN
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
Mihkel Mardna, MD ESTONIA
Fabrizio Margheritini, MD ITALY
John M. O'Donnell, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Pericles P. Papadopoulos, Prof. GREECE
Andrew D. Pearle, MD UNITED STATES
Halit Pinar, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Michael R. Redler, MD UNITED STATES
Masaki Sonoda, MD JAPAN
Karl F. Almqvist, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Past Chair



Bylaws Committee


Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, Chair
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Chair
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, Past Chair



Communications Committee


Andre Pedrinelli, Prof. BRAZIL, Chair
Ignacio Muñoz Criado, MD SPAIN, Deputy Chair
Mario Ferretti, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Michail E. Hantes, Prof. GREECE
Carlos Leal, MD, Prof. COLOMBIA
José Ricardo C. Varatojo, MD PORTUGAL
Russell E. Windsor, MD UNITED STATES
Eric C. McCarty, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Development Committee


Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES, Co-Chairman
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
Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Education Committee


João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Chair
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY, Deputy Chair
Mark D. Miller, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY, Deputy Chair
Richard L. Angelo, MD UNITED STATES
Gian Luigi Canata, MD ITALY
J. Ignacio Cardona-Munoz, MD, MSc MEXICO
Steven B. Cohen, MD UNITED STATES
Camila Cohen Kaleka, MD BRAZIL
Francesco Franceschi, MD, PhD ITALY
Toru Fukubayashi, MD JAPAN
Alan Getgood, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), DipSEM CANADA
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE
Mauricio Gutierrez, MD COLOMBIA
Mohsen Hussein, Asst. Prof. SLOVENIA
Mustafa Karahan, Prof. TURKEY
Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs, MD, PhD, Prof. NETHERLANDS
Sung-Jae Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Maurilio Marcacci, MD ITALY
Joan C. Monllau, MD, PhD, Prof. SPAIN
Nebojsa Petar Nastov, MD, MSc MACEDONIA, NORTH
Dinshaw Pardiwala, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), FCPS INDIA
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Urszula E. Zdanowicz, MD POLAND
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Finance Committee


Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Chair
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Deputy Chair
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES



Knee Committee


David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Chair
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Deputy Chair
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Roland Becker, MD, PhD, Prof. GERMANY
Nicolaas C. Budhiparama, MD, FICS, Assoc. Prof. INDONESIA
Myles R. J. Coolican, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Ricardo Guillermo Denari, Prof. ARGENTINA
Bjorn Engstrom, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. SWEDEN
Wei Lu, MD, PhD, Prof. CHINA
Sebastien Lustig, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Marcus V. M. Luzo, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Shuichi Matsuda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Eiichi Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
Andrew J. Price, DPhil, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Ashok Rajgopal, MS, MchOrth, FRCS INDIA
Elvire Servien, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Christopher J. Vertullo, MBBS, PhD, FRACS(Orth) AUSTRALIA
Timothy S. Whitehead, MBBS, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Rick W. Wright, MD UNITED STATES
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Membership Committee


Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN, Chair
Patrick S. H. Yung, FRCS(Orth), FHKCOS, FHKAM, FRCS, MBChB HONG KONG, Chair
Nobuo Adachi, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Kivanc Israel Atesok, MD, MSc UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Dimitr A. Jontschew, MD GERMANY, 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
Oleksandr Kostrub, PhD UKRAINE
Konstantin Kalco Mitev, MD, PhD MACEDONIA, NORTH
Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Bobby Natanel Nelwan, MD INDONESIA
Elvire Servien, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Jai Thilak, MS, MCh INDIA
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL, Past Chair



Newsletter Editorial Board


Omer Mei-Dan, MD UNITED STATES, Editor
Nadim Aslam, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Mandeep S Dhillon, MS, FAMS, FRCS INDIA
Lucio S. R. Ernlund, MD, MSc BRAZIL
David Sadigursky, MD, MSc BRAZIL
Gonzalo Samitier, MD, PhD SPAIN
Daniel A. Slullitel, MD, Prof. ARGENTINA
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES



Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Committee


Nicola Maffulli, MD, PhD, MS, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM, Chair
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Takeshi Muneta, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Sérgio R. Piedade, MD, MSc, PhD, Assoc. Prof. BRAZIL, Deputy Chair
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Mehmet S. Binnet, Prof. TURKEY
Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN
Leandro Ejnisman, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Miguel Khoury, MD ARGENTINA
Philippe Landreau, MD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Wesley M. Nottage, MD UNITED STATES
Rocco Papalia, MD, PhD, Prof. ITALY
Daniel A. Slullitel, MD, Prof. ARGENTINA
Yasuhito Tanaka, Prof. JAPAN
Igor M. Zazirnyi, MD, DrSc, Prof. UKRAINE
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE, Past Chair



Patellofemoral Scoring Task Force


Christopher Powers, PhD UNITED STATES
Vicente Sanchis-Alfonso, MD, PhD SPAIN
Jason L. Koh, MD, MBA UNITED STATES, Chair
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN, Chair
Karl F. Almqvist, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Jack T. Andrish, MD UNITED STATES
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES
Jack Farr, MD UNITED STATES
John P. Fulkerson, MD UNITED STATES
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Robert A. Magnussen, MD, MPH UNITED STATES
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Geraldo Luiz Schuck de Freitas, MD BRAZIL
Elvire Servien, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE



Program Committee


Gregory I. Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA
Ricardo P. Cury, MD BRAZIL
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL
Mark Ferguson, MD SINGAPORE
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Eiji Itoi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Mark D. Miller, MD UNITED STATES
Takeshi Muneta, MD, PhD JAPAN
Ignacio Muñoz Criado, MD SPAIN
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY
Andre Pedrinelli, Prof. BRAZIL
Elvire Servien, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Kevin P. Shea, MD UNITED STATES
Rainer Siebold, MD, Prof. GERMANY
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY
Anastasios D. Georgoulis, MD, Prof. GREECE, Past Chair
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Scientific Committee


Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN, Chair
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY, Deputy Chair
Ron Arbel, MD ISRAEL
Michelle Cameron-Donaldson, MD UNITED STATES
Bruce A. Levy, MD UNITED STATES
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
José R. Pécora, Prof. BRAZIL
Nahum Rosenberg, MD, FRCS, Prof. ISRAEL
Parag K. Sancheti, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), MCh(Orth), FRCS(Ed) INDIA
Michael Soudry, Prof. ISRAEL
Peter Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Patrick S. H. Yung, FRCS(Orth), FHKCOS, FHKAM, FRCS, MBChB HONG KONG
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Site Selection Committee


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
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair



Strategic Planning Committee


John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS, Deputy Chair
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Kai-Ming Chan, MBBS, MCh(Orth), FRCPS(G), FRCS(E), FRCSEd(Orth) HONG KONG
Shiyi Chen, MD, PhD, Prof. CHINA
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Mario Ferretti, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Dimitr A. Jontschew, MD GERMANY
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Paulo Lobo, Jr., MD BRAZIL
Maurilio Marcacci, MD ITALY
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Omer Mei-Dan, MD UNITED STATES
Fernando Radice, MD CHILE
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES
Robert A. Stanton, MD UNITED STATES
Dean C. Taylor, MD UNITED STATES
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND, Past Chair



Upper Extremity Committee


Eiji Itoi, MD, PhD JAPAN, Chair
Gregory I. Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA, Deputy Chair
Richard L. Angelo, MD UNITED STATES
Moroe Beppu, MD, PhD JAPAN
Emilio Calvo, MD, PhD, MBA SPAIN
Myriam A. Capasso, MD UNITED STATES
Jiwu Chen, MD, PhD CHINA
Carina Cohen, MD BRAZIL
Giovanni Di Giacomo, MD ITALY
Ronald L. Diercks, Prof, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Dan Guttmann, MD UNITED STATES
Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY
Seung-Ho Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Tom Clement Ludvigsen, MD NORWAY
Augustus D. Mazzocca, MS, MD UNITED STATES
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH 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
Francisco J. Vergara González, MD CHILE
Yon-Sik Yoo, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA, Past Chair

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