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ISAKOS Committee Rosters

2015 - 2017 ISAKOS Committee Members Appointed

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 FRANCE, President
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES, First Vice President
Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA, Second Vice President
Joao Duarte Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Treasurer
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA, Assistant Treasurer
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN, Secretary
David Anthony Parker, MBBS, BMedSci, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Assistant Secretary
Shiyi Chen, MD, PhD CHINA, Consultant
Christopher Harner, MD UNITED STATES, Consultant
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, Past President

Members at Large
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES
Pieter Jordaan 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 Anthony Parker, MBBS, BMedSci, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Andre Pedrinelli, MD, Prof. BRAZIL
Felix Henry Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES
Daniel Adolfo Slullitel, MD, Prof. ARGENTINA



Archives Committee


Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD SPAIN, Chair
Hideshige Moriya, MD JAPAN
John Bartlett, MD AUSTRALIA
Mahmut Nedim Doral, MD, Prof. TURKEY
Mark Ferguson, MD SOUTH AFRICA
Roland P. Jakob, Professor Emeritus SWITZERLAND
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES
Per Anders Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND



Bylaws Committee


Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Jon Karlsson, Prof. SWEDEN
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
David Anthony Parker, MBBS, BMedSci, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE, Past Chair



Committee on Committees


Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE, Past Chair



Communcations 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
Andre Pedrinelli, MD, Prof. BRAZIL, Past Chair
José F. Huylebroek, MD BELGIUM
Anthony Miniaci, MD, FRCSC UNITED STATES
Wilkie Ngai, FRCSEd(Orth) HONG KONG



Development Committee


Philippe Landreau, MD QATAR, Co-Chairman
Kevin D. Plancher, MD UNITED STATES, Co-Chairman
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD JAPAN
John Bartlett, MD AUSTRALIA
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Pieter Jordaan Erasmus, MBChB, MMed SOUTH AFRICA
Michael Soudry, Prof. ISRAEL



Education Committee


Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY, Chair
Luigi Adriano Pederzini, MD ITALY, Deputy Chair
Ron Arbel, MD ISRAEL
Francesco Franceschi, MD, PhD ITALY
Mohsen Hussein, assist prof. SLOVENIA
Camila Cohen Kaleka, MD BRAZIL
Sung-Jae Kim, MD, PhD, FACS KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Nebojsa Petar Nastov, MD, MSc MACEDONIA, THE FYR OF
Dinshaw Pardiwala, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), FCPS INDIA
Ludwig Andre Pontoh, PhD INDONESIA
Joao Duarte Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Past Chair
Scott F. Dye, MD UNITED STATES
Michael Elias Hantes, Assoc. Prof. GREECE
Michail Ilias Iosifidis, MD, PhD GREECE
John G. Lane, MD UNITED STATES
Carlos Leal, Prof., MD COLOMBIA
Fabrizio Margheritini, MD ITALY
Marco Antonio Percope De Andrade, MD, PhD BRAZIL



Elbow, Wrist, & Hand Committee


Gregory Ian Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA, Chair
Denise Eygendaal, Prof., MD, PhD NETHERLANDS, Deputy Chair
Michael Thomas Freehill, MD UNITED STATES
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
Andrey Korolev, Prof., MD, PhD RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Enrique Esteban Pereira, MD ARGENTINA
Michael R. Redler, MD UNITED STATES
Margaret Woon Man Fok, FRCSED(ortho), MBChB (Otago) HONG KONG
Gary G. Poehling, MD UNITED STATES



Finance Committee


Joao Duarte Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL, Chair
Willem Mare 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 FRANCE
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES



Hip, Groin & Thigh Committee


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



JISAKOS Editoral Board


C. Niek Van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS, Editor
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Guillermo Arce, MD ARGENTINA
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES
Gregory Ian Bain, MBBS, FRACS, PhD AUSTRALIA
Kai-Ming Chan, MBBS, MCH(ORTH), FRCPS(G), FRCS(E), FRCS.ED(ORTH) HONG KONG
Mandeep Singh Dhillon, MS, FAMS, FRCS INDIA
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL
Magnus Forssblad, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Christopher 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 Anthony Parker, MBBS, BMedSci, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Luigi Adriano Pederzini, MD ITALY
Andrew James Price, DPhil, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES
Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho SOUTH AFRICA
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, Prof. ITALY
Leendert Blankevoort, PhD NETHERLANDS, Managing Editor



Knee: Arthroplasty Committee


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



Knee: Sports & Preservation Committee


Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS NEW ZEALAND, Deputy Chair
Tahsin Beyzadeoglu, Prof., MD TURKEY
Ricardo Guillermo Denari, Prof. ARGENTINA
Bjorn Engstrom, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. SWEDEN
Karl Eriksson, MD, PhD, Asst. Prof. SWEDEN
Rocco Papalia, MD, PhD, Prof. ITALY
Luis Fernando Rodriguez, MD COLOMBIA
Kurt P. Spindler, MD UNITED STATES
David Anthony Parker, MBBS, BMedSci, FRACS AUSTRALIA, Past Chair
Annunziato Amendola, MD UNITED STATES
Diego Costa Astur, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Gianluca Camillieri, MD ITALY
Chih-Hwa Chen, MD TAIWAN
Constance R. Chu, MD UNITED STATES
Steven B. Cohen, MD UNITED STATES
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
Halit Pinar, Prof., MD TURKEY
Elvire Servien, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Petri J. Sillanpää, MD, PhD FINLAND
Sachin Ramchandra Tapasvi, MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS INDIA
Eiichi Tsuda, MD JAPAN
Christopher John Vertullo, MBBS, FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA AUSTRALIA
Timothy S. Whitehead, MBBS, FRACS AUSTRALIA
Shinichi Yoshiya, MD JAPAN



Leg, Ankle & Foot Committee


Pieter D'Hooghe, MD 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 Miguel Duarte Pereira, MD PORTUGAL
Mohammad Razi, MD IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF
Yasuhito Tanaka, Prof. JAPAN



Membership Committee


Patrick Shu Hang Yung, FRCS(Orth Surgery), FHKCOS, FHKAM, FRCS, MBChB HONG KONG, Chair
Nobuo Adachi, MD, PhD JAPAN, Deputy Chair
Dimitr Alexander Jontschew, MD GERMANY, Deputy Chair
Felipe E Camara, MD MEXICO
Mario Ferretti, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Konstantin Kalco Mitev, MD,PhD MACEDONIA, THE FYR OF
Parag Kantilal Sancheti, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), Mch (Orth), FRCS (Ed) INDIA
Joon Ho Wang, MD, PhD KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Mitsuo Ochi, MD, PhD JAPAN, Past Chair
Jiwu Chen, MD, PhD CHINA
Olivier Courage, MD FRANCE
Geraldo S.M. Granata Jr., MD, PhD BRAZIL
Magaly Iñiguez, MD CHILE
Andrey Korolev, Prof., MD, PhD RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Ludwig Andre Pontoh, PhD INDONESIA
Orestes Rolando Suarez, MD PERU



Newsletter Editorial Board


Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC UNITED STATES, Editor
Stephen L. Lyman, PhD UNITED STATES
David Sadigursky, MD, MSc BRAZIL
Luis Alberto Vargas, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Omer Mei-Dan, MD UNITED STATES, Past Editor
Benno Ejnisman, MD BRAZIL
Iftach Hetsroni, MD ISRAEL
Christophe H. Hulet, MD, Prof. FRANCE
Bruce A. Levy, MD UNITED STATES
Tatsuo Mae, MD, PhD JAPAN
Daniel Whelan, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA



Patellofemoral Scoring Task Force


Jason L. Koh, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN, Chair
Karl Fredrik 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 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 Ian 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 QATAR
Joao Duarte Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD PORTUGAL
Denise Eygendaal, Prof., MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Alberto Gobbi, MD ITALY
Per Hölmich, Prof., DMSc DENMARK
Kenneth J. Hunt, MD UNITED STATES
Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY
Dimitr Alexander Jontschew, MD GERMANY
Jason L. Koh, MD UNITED STATES
Philippe Landreau, MD QATAR
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 Adriano Pederzini, MD ITALY
Sérgio Rocha Piedade, MD, PhD, Associate Professor BRAZIL
Kevin D. Plancher, MD UNITED STATES
Felix Henry Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES
Rainer Siebold, Prof., MD GERMANY
Allston J. Stubbs, MD UNITED STATES
C. Niek Van Dijk, MD, PhD NETHERLANDS
Patrick Shu Hang Yung, FRCS(Orth Surgery), FHKCOS, FHKAM, FRCS, MBChB HONG KONG
Anastasios D. Georgoulis, MD, Prof. GREECE, Past Chair



Publications Committee


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



Scientific Committee


Volker Musahl, MD UNITED STATES, Chair
Jason L. Koh, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Michelle Cameron-Donaldson, MD UNITED STATES
Brendan Coleman, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Max Ekdahl, MD CHILE
Aaron J. Krych, MD UNITED STATES
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
Paulo Henrique Mendes Araujo, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Olufemi Rolland Ayeni, MD, MSc, FRCSC CANADA
Michael Tobias Hirschmann, MD SWITZERLAND
Yuichi Hoshino, MD, PhD JAPAN
Sebastian Kopf, MD GERMANY
Timothy Lording, MBBS, FRACS AUSTRALIA



Shoulder Committee


Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. GERMANY, Chair
Felix Henry Savoie III, MD UNITED STATES, Deputy Chair
Mike H. Baums, MD, PhD, Asst. Prof. GERMANY
Mark Ferguson, MD SOUTH AFRICA
Leesa M. Galatz, MD UNITED STATES
Juan Pablo Previgliano, MD ARGENTINA
Enrique Alberto Salas, MD VENEZUELA
Geoffrey D. Abrams, MD UNITED STATES
Robert A. Arciero, MD UNITED STATES
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
Francesco Franceschi, MD, PhD ITALY
Dan Guttmann, MD UNITED STATES
Philippe P. Hardy, MD, PhD, Prof. FRANCE
Eiji Itoi, MD, PhD JAPAN
Augustus D. Mazzocca, MS, MD UNITED STATES
Kevin D. Plancher, MD UNITED STATES
Kevin P. Shea, MD UNITED STATES
Stephen C. Weber, MD UNITED STATES



Site Selection Committee


Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN, Chair
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE, 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 Anders Renström, MD, PhD SWEDEN
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES
Barry R. Tietjens, FRACS NEW ZEALAND
Willem Mare 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 Rocha Piedade, MD, PhD, Associate Professor BRAZIL, Deputy Chair
John A. Bergfeld, MD UNITED STATES
Diane Lynn Dahm, MD UNITED STATES
Robert Joseph Dimeff, MD UNITED STATES
Alan Getgood, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), DipSEM CANADA
Mark Robert Hutchinson, MD UNITED STATES
Yasuyuki Ishibashi, MD JAPAN
Daniel Adolfo Slullitel, MD, Prof. ARGENTINA
Nicola Maffulli, MD, PhD, MS, FRCS(Orth) UNITED KINGDOM, Past Chair
Adam William Anz, MD UNITED STATES
Kai-Ming Chan, MBBS, MCH(ORTH), FRCPS(G), FRCS(E), FRCS.ED(ORTH) HONG KONG
Scott C Faucett, MD, MS UNITED STATES
Timo Jaakko Järvelä, MD, PhD FINLAND
Takeshi Muneta, MD, PhD JAPAN
Robert Jacek Smigielski, MD POLAND



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
Christopher Harner, MD UNITED STATES
Marc Raymond Safran, MD UNITED STATES
Parag Kantilal 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
Allen F. Anderson, MD UNITED STATES
John Bartlett, MD AUSTRALIA
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD, Prof. BRAZIL
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD JAPAN
Masahiro Kurosaka, MD JAPAN
Philippe Noel Neyret, MD, PhD FRANCE