2015 - 2017 ISAKOS Committee Members

Following the ISAKOS Congress in Lyon, France the Committee on Committees and ISAKOS President Philippe Neyret, MD announced the 2015-2017 committee members.

Board of Directors


Executive Committee
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, President
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Second Vice President
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Treasurer
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA, Assistant Treasurer
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Secretary
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Assistant Secretary
Shiyi Chen, MD, PhD, Prof. CHINA, Consultant
Christopher D. Harner, MD UNITED STATES, Consultant
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, Past President

Members at Large
Pieter J. Erasmus, MBChB, MMed SOUTH AFRICA
Magnus Forssblad, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Andre Pedrinelli, Prof. BRAZIL
Felix H. Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES
Daniel A. Slullitel, MD, Prof. ARGENTINA



Archives Committee


Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN, Chair
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
J. Mário Beça, MD PORTUGAL
Mahmut N. Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Hideshige Moriya, MD JAPAN
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES
Per A. Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND



Bylaws Committee


Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Chair
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Chair
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Past Chair



Committee on Committees


Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Chair
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Chair
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Past Chair



Communications Committee


Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA, Chair
Ignacio Muñoz Criado, MD SPAIN, Deputy Chair
Saeed Ali Althani, FRCSC UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD UNITED STATES
Mario Ferretti, MD, PhD BRAZIL
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Wilkie Ngai, FRCSEd(Orth) HONG KONG
Andre Pedrinelli, Prof. BRAZIL, Past Chair



Development Committee


Philippe Landreau, MD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Co-Chairman
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES, Co-Chairman
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Pieter J. Erasmus, MBChB, MMed SOUTH AFRICA
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
Michael Soudry, Prof. ISRAEL



Education Committee


Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY, Chair
Scott F. Dye, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY, Deputy Chair
Ron Arbel, MD ISRAEL
Camila Cohen Kaleka, MD BRAZIL
Francesco Franceschi, MD, PhD ITALY
Michail E. Hantes, Prof. GREECE
Mohsen Hussein, Asst. Prof. SLOVENIA
Michail I. Iosifidis, MD, PhD GREECE
Sung-Jae Kim, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Carlos Leal, MD, Prof. COLOMBIA
Fabrizio Margheritini, MD ITALY
Nebojsa Petar Nastov, MD, MSc MACEDONIA, NORTH
Dinshaw Pardiwala, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), FCPS INDIA
Marco Antonio Percope De Andrade, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Ludwig A. Pontoh, PhD INDONESIA
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Past Chair



Elbow, Wrist, & Hand Committee


Gregory I. Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA, Chair
Denise Eygendaal, Prof., MD, PhD NETHERLANDS, Deputy Chair
Margaret W. M. Fok, FRCSEd(Ortho), MBChB HONG KONG
Michael T. Freehill, MD UNITED STATES
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
Andrey Korolev, MD, PhD, Prof. RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Enrique Esteban Pereira, MD ARGENTINA
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES
Michael R. Redler, MD UNITED STATES



Finance Committee


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



Hip, Groin & Thigh Committee


Nick Mohtadi, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA, Chair
Per Hölmich, DMSc, Prof. DENMARK, Deputy Chair
Allston Stubbs, MD, MBA UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Nicolas Bonin, MD FRANCE
John M. O'Donnell, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Thomas G. Sampson, MD UNITED STATES
Soshi Uchida, MD, PhD JAPAN



JISAKOS Editorial Board


C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS, Editor
Leendert Blankevoort, PhD NETHERLANDS, Managing Editor
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES
Gregory I. Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA
Mandeep S Dhillon, MS, FAMS, FRCS INDIA
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL
Christopher D. Harner, MD UNITED STATES
Mustafa Karahan, Prof. TURKEY
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES
Takeshi Muneta, MD, PhD JAPAN
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY
Andrew J. Price, DPhil, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY



Knee: Arthroplasty Committee


Shuichi Matsuda, MD, PhD JAPAN, Chair
Sebastien Lustig, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Deputy Chair
Nicolaas C. Budhiparama, MD, FICS, Assoc. Prof. INDONESIA
Myles R. J. Coolican, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Pieter J. Erasmus, MBChB, MMed SOUTH AFRICA
Jack Farr, MD UNITED STATES
David Figueroa, MD, Prof. CHILE
Myung Chul Lee, MD, PhD, Prof. KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Marcus V. M. Luzo, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Rodrigo Maestu, MD ARGENTINA
Tomoyuki Matsumoto, MD, PhD JAPAN
Fernando Motta, MD URUGUAY
Andrew D. Pearle, MD UNITED STATES
Andrew J. Price, DPhil, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Eun-Kyoo Song, MD, PhD, Prof. KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Werner van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS SOUTH AFRICA
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
José Ricardo C. Varatojo, MD PORTUGAL



Knee: Sports & Preservation Committee


Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND, Deputy Chair
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Diego C. Astur, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Tahsin Beyzadeoglu, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Gianluca Camillieri, MD ITALY
Chih-Hwa Chen, MD, Prof. TAIWAN
Constance R. Chu, MD UNITED STATES
Steven B. Cohen, MD UNITED STATES
Ricardo Guillermo Denari, Prof. ARGENTINA
Bjorn Engstrom, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. SWEDEN
Karl Eriksson, MD, PhD, Asst. Prof. SWEDEN
Andreas H. Gomoll, MD UNITED STATES
Yong In, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Sverre Loeken, MD, PhD NORWAY
Wei Lu, MD, PhD, Prof. CHINA
Edi Mustamsir, MD INDONESIA
Eiichi Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
Rocco Papalia, MD, PhD, Prof. ITALY
Halit Pinar, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Luis Fernando Rodriguez, MD COLOMBIA
Elvire Servien, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Petri J. Sillanpää, MD, PhD FINLAND
Kurt P. Spindler, MD UNITED STATES
Sachin R. Tapasvi, MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS INDIA
Eiichi Tsuda, Prof. JAPAN
Christopher J. Vertullo, MBBS, PhD, FRACS(Orth) AUSTRALIA
Timothy S. Whitehead, MBBS, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Shinichi Yoshiya, MD JAPAN
David A. Parker, MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Past Chair



Leg, Ankle & Foot Committee


Pieter D'Hooghe, MD PhD QATAR, Chair
Kenneth J. Hunt, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Thomas Bauer, MD, PhD FRANCE
Gian Luigi Canata, MD ITALY
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Hélder M. D. Pereira, MD PORTUGAL
Mohammad Razi, MD IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF
Yasuhito Tanaka, Prof. JAPAN



Membership Committee


Patrick S. H. Yung, FRCS(Orth), FHKCOS, FHKAM, FRCS, MBChB HONG KONG, Chair
Nobuo Adachi, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Dimitr A. Jontschew, MD GERMANY, Deputy Chair
Felipe E. Cámara, MD MEXICO
Jiwu Chen, MD, PhD CHINA
Olivier Courage, MD FRANCE
Mario Ferretti, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Geraldo S.M. Granata Jr., MD, PhD BRAZIL
Andrey Korolev, MD, PhD, Prof. RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Konstantin Kalco Mitev, MD, PhD MACEDONIA, NORTH
Ludwig A. Pontoh, PhD INDONESIA
Parag K. Sancheti, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), MCh(Orth), FRCS(Ed) INDIA
Orestes Rolando Suarez, MD PERU
Joon-Ho Wang, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN, Past Chair



Newsletter Editorial Board


Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES, Editor
Iftach Hetsroni, MD ISRAEL, Associate Editor
Bruce A. Levy, MD UNITED STATES
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES
Tatsuo Mae, MD, PhD JAPAN
David Sadigursky, MD, MSc BRAZIL
Luis A. Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Daniel B. Whelan, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Dip. Sports Med CANADA
Omer Mei-Dan, MD UNITED STATES, Past Editor



Patellofemoral Scoring Task Force


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


Julian A. Feller, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Chair
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY, Deputy Chair
Nobuo Adachi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES
Gregory I. Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN
Pieter D'Hooghe, MD PhD QATAR
João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Per Hölmich, DMSc, Prof. DENMARK
Kenneth J. Hunt, MD UNITED STATES
Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY
Dimitr A. Jontschew, MD GERMANY
Jason L. Koh, MD, MBA UNITED STATES
Philippe Landreau, MD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Sebastien Lustig, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Shuichi Matsuda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Nick Mohtadi, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA
Ignacio Muñoz Criado, MD SPAIN
Volker Musahl, MD UNITED STATES
Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Luigi A. Pederzini, MD ITALY
Sérgio R. Piedade, MD, MSc, PhD, Assoc. Prof. BRAZIL
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES
Felix H. Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES
Allston Stubbs, MD, MBA UNITED STATES
C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Anastasios D. Georgoulis, MD, Prof. GREECE, Past Chair



Publications Committee


João Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Chair
Mustafa Karahan, Prof. TURKEY, Deputy Chair
Nobuo Adachi, MD, PhD JAPAN
J. Ignacio Cardona-Munoz, MD, MSc MEXICO
Nader Darwich, MD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Vicente Gutierrez, MD CHILE
Joan C. Monllau, MD, PhD, Prof. SPAIN
Rocco Papalia, MD, PhD, Prof. ITALY
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Urszula E. Zdanowicz, MD POLAND



Scientific Committee


Volker Musahl, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Jason L. Koh, MD, MBA UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Paulo H. M. Araujo, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Olufemi R. Ayeni, MD, PhD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA
Michelle Cameron-Donaldson, MD UNITED STATES
Brendan Coleman, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Max Ekdahl, MD CHILE
Michael T. Hirschmann, Prof. Dr. SWITZERLAND
Yuichi Hoshino, MD, PhD JAPAN
Sebastian Kopf, MD, PhD GERMANY
Aaron J. Krych, MD UNITED STATES
Timothy Lording, MBBS, FRACS AUSTRALIA
James H. Lubowitz, MD UNITED STATES
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES
Robert A. Magnussen, MD, MPH UNITED STATES
David R. McAllister, MD UNITED STATES
Rick W. Wright, MD UNITED STATES
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN, Past Chair



Shoulder Committee


Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY, Chair
Felix H. Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Geoffrey D. Abrams, MD UNITED STATES
Robert A. Arciero, MD UNITED STATES
Mike H. Baums, MD, PhD GERMANY
Knut Beitzel, MD, MA GERMANY
Stephen S. Burkhart, MD UNITED STATES
Emilio Calvo, MD, PhD, MBA SPAIN
Jiwu Chen, MD, PhD CHINA
Carina Cohen, MD BRAZIL
Giovanni Di Giacomo, MD ITALY
Mark Ferguson, MD SINGAPORE
Francesco Franceschi, MD, PhD ITALY
Leesa M. Galatz, MD UNITED STATES
Dan Guttmann, MD UNITED STATES
Eiji Itoi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Augustus D. Mazzocca, MS, MD UNITED STATES
Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH UNITED STATES
Enrique A. Salas, MD VENEZUELA
Stephen C. Weber, MD UNITED STATES



Site Selection Committee


Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, Chair
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE, Deputy Chair
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Peter J. Fowler, MD, FRCSC CANADA
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES
Per A. Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Willem M. van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS(SA)Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL, Past Chair



Sports Medicine Committee


Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD UNITED STATES, Chair
Sérgio R. Piedade, MD, MSc, PhD, Assoc. Prof. BRAZIL, Deputy Chair
Adam W. Anz, MD UNITED STATES
Gustavo Arliani, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Kai-Ming Chan, MBBS, MCh(Orth), FRCPS(G), FRCS(E), FRCSEd(Orth) HONG KONG
Diane L. Dahm, MD UNITED STATES
Robert Joseph Dimeff, MD UNITED STATES
Scott C. Faucett, MD, MS UNITED STATES
Alan Getgood, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), DipSEM CANADA
Mark R. Hutchinson, MD, FACSM UNITED STATES
Yasuyuki Ishibashi, MD JAPAN
Timo J. Järvelä, MD, PhD FINLAND
Takeshi Muneta, MD, PhD JAPAN
Daniel A. Slullitel, MD, Prof. ARGENTINA
Robert Smigielski, MD, PhD POLAND
Nicola Maffulli, MD, PhD, MS, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM, Past Chair



Strategic Planning Committee


John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA, Deputy Chair
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND, Deputy Chair
Jack T. Andrish, MD UNITED STATES
John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Christopher D. Harner, MD UNITED STATES
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES
Marc R. Safran, MD, Prof. UNITED STATES
Parag K. Sancheti, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), MCh(Orth), FRCS(Ed) INDIA
René E. Verdonk, MD, PhD BELGIUM
Freddie H. Fu, MD UNITED STATES, Past Chair
C. Niek van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS, Past Chair

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