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Section Board for 'Orthopedics' (41)

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Prof. Dr. Peter Choong
Section Editor-in-Chief
Hugh Devine Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: arthroplasty; outcomes; trials; health economics; infection; tissue engineering; oncology; tumors; hip; knee
Prof. Dr. Victor Valderrabano
Section Editor-in-Chief
SWISS ORTHO CENTER, Schmerzklinik Basel, Swiss Medical Network, Hirschgässlein 15, 4010 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: orthopedic research; arthritis; sports; biomechanics
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Dr. Yuichi Hoshino
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
Interests: sports medicine; knee; biomechanics; ACL
Prof. Dr. Paul Alfred Grützner
Department for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen, University of Heidelberg, Ludwigshafen on the Rhine, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Interests: polytrauma; joint fractures; imaging; orthogeriatric
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Dr. A. Noelle Larson
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
Interests: dynamic stability and physical activity among patients with spinal deformity; pediatric spine registry; post-approval registry study to evaluate the continued safety and probable benefit of the mid-c system for 5 years post-implantation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (ais); prospective multicenter evaluation of a new predictive model for the progression of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis; prospective pilot study of anterior vertebral body tethering using zimmer biomet tether system or dynesys system to treat pediatric scoliosis; registry of non-fusion spinal deformity correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Prof. Dr. Gerald Atkins
Centre for Orthopaedic & Trauma Research, Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Interests: periprosthetic joint infection; osteolysis; osteoarthritis; osteoporosis; osteocyte; bone remodelling
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Prof. Dr. Peter V. Giannoudis
Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Interests: non-union; fracture; bone healing; basic sciences; fracture; pelvis; acetabulum
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Prof. Dr. Yong Seuk Lee
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam-si, Korea
Interests: osteoarthritis; malalignment; ligament injury; meniscal injury; cartilage injury
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Dr. Hiroaki Nakashima
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University, Aichi 464-8601, Japan
Interests: spinal deformity; cervical myelopathy; minimally invasive surgery
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Prof. Dr. Nicola Fabbri
Department of Surgery, Orthopedic Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
Interests: osteosarcoma; ewing sarcoma; soft tissue sarcoma; chordoma; bone metastasis; limb salvage surgery; limb reconstruction; joint replacement; amputation
Dr. Alexandre Lädermann
Division of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, La Tour Hospital, Meyrin, Switzerland
Interests: shoulder surgery; reverse shoulder arthroplasty; prosthesis; glenohumeral stabilization; rotator cuff
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Prof. Dr. Heinrich Resch
Academic Teaching Hospital of the University Vienna, School of Medicine, University Vienna, Stumpergasse 13, 1060 Vienna, Austria
Interests: bone quality; fracture assessment; miRNA
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Dr. Panagiotis Korovessis
Department of Orthopaedics & Spine Surgery, General Hospital “Agios Andreas”,Patras, Greece
Interests: spine surgery
Prof. Dr. Luc Favard
1. Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery Department, Hôpital Trousseau, Avenue de la république, CHRU de Tours, 37170, Chambray-lès-Tours, France
2. Faculty of Medicine, Université de Tours, Tours, Centre-Val de Loire, France
Interests: teaching, shoulder arthroscopy, shoulder traumatology, shoulder surgery
Prof. Dr. Yasuhito Tanaka
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Japan
Interests: foot and ankle; sports medicine; rheumatology
Prof. Dr. Michael Sauerbier
Private Practice for Hand and Plastic Surgery, Homburg, Germany
Interests: hand surgery; wrist surgery; soft tissue sarcoma extremities; microvascular reconstruction extremities
Prof. Dr. Marco Alessandro Minetto
Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Molinette Hospital, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Interests: sarcopenia; body composition; tendinopathy; osteoporosis; musculoskeletal pain
Dr. Johannes C. Reichert
Department of Orthopedics and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Ferdinand-Sauerbruch-Straße, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
Interests: minimally invasive primary hip and knee arthroplasty; fast track arthroplasty; revision hip and knee arthroplasty; aseptic implant loosening; periprosthetic joint infections (PJI); tissue engineering; biomaterials; stem cell therapy; bone regeneration and reconstruction
Prof. Dr. Philippe Hernigou
Hôpital Henri Mondor, University Paris East (UPEC), 94010 Creteil, France
Interests: osteonecrosis; hip; knee; rotator cuff
Prof. Dr. Kevin L. Garvin
Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985640 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-5640, USA
Interests: comprehensive care for adult patients with hip and knee arthritis; revision of failed hip and knee replacements; management of infected hip and knee replacements; improvement of the performance and outcome after total knee and hip arthroplasty; prevention, diagnosis and management of prosthetic joint infections
Prof. Dr. Georgi I. Wassilew
Department for Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Greifswald, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
Interests: hip and knee primary and revision arthroplasty; periacetetabular osteotomy; hip preserving surgery; aseptic loosening of implants; orthopedic implant materials; local tissue reaction; cell therapy (mesenchymal stromal cells); metal (particle) exposure Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI)
Dr. Han Jo Kim
Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
Interests: spine; scoliosis; cervical spine
Dr. Manuel O. Lagravère
Orthodontic Graduate Program, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Interests: orthodontics and dental facial orthopedics
Prof. Dr. Rocco Papalia
Prof. Dr. Frank Hildebrand
Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: (poly)trauma; risk prediction; treatment strategies; posttraumatic inflammation; genetic polymorphisms
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Prof. Sofia Avnet
IRCCS Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: bone; osteoblasts; osteoclast; bone cancers; bone tissue engineering; 3D models; microfluidics; bioprinting; cancer metabolism
Prof. Dr. Bogdan Solomon
Department of Orthopaedic’s and Trauma, Royal Adelaide Hospital Discipline of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Adelaide Medical School, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
Interests: hip; pelvis; knee; joint replacement; fracture
Prof. Dr. Paul C. Jutte
University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: bone tumor; computer assisted surgery; local tumor ablation; prosthesis infection and osteomyelitis
Dr. Julien Favre
Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne (CHUV-UNIL), Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: gait analysis; rehabilitation; knee; osteoarthritis; imaging and computational anatomy
Dr. Holger Jahr
1. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, RWTH Aachen University, Wendlingweg 2, 52074 Aachen, Germany
2. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Maastricht UMC+, UNS50, 6229 ER Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: molecular musculoskeletal research; orthopedics; human anatomy; bone and cartilage regeneration; osteoarthritis; osteoporosis; tendinopathies; tissue microenvironment; biomaterials; additive manufacturing; tissue engineering
Dr. Hiroyuki Katoh
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgical Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan
Interests: spine and spinal cord disease and trauma; orthopedic trauma; spinal cord injury
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Prof. Dr. Zsolt Balogh
Division of Surgery, John Hunter Hospital, New Lambton Heights, Newcastle, NSW 2305, Australia
Interests: orthopaedic trauma; polytrauma management; systemic effect of musculoskeletal injuries; postinjury SIRS and MOF; pelvic and acetabular fractures; musculoskeletal injury management
Dr. Amanda Brooks
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA
Interests: biomaterials; orthopedics; controlled drug delivery; antibiotic resistance
Prof. Dr. Christian Carulli
Associate Professor at the Orthopaedic Clinic, University of Florence, Orthopaedic Traumatologic Center, Largo Piero Palagi 1, 50134 Florence, Italy
Interests: joint replacement; sports medicine and surgery; hand surgery; traumatology; rheumatoid and hemorrhagic diseases; bone metabolism; geriatric fractures
Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Drago
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Department of Biochemical Sciences for Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: microbiota and probiotics; prosthetic and joint infections; biofilm implant related infections; osteomye-litis; diagnosis for bone-joint infections; antimicrobials and antimicrobial devices
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Prof. Dr. Garth D. Ehrlich
1. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
2. Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: chronic bacterial pathogenesis; development of anti-biofilm drugs; human disease; susceptibility and performance gene mapping and cloning
Prof. Dr. Enrique Gómez-Barrena
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Autonomous University of Madrid, Knee Unit at Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain
Interests: fracture; arthroplasty; hip/knee surgery; orthopedic biomechanics; orthopedic surgery
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Prof. Dr. Henning Madry
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saarland University Medical Center and Saarland University, Kirrbergerstr. Bldg 37, D-66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
Interests: human musculoskeletal disorders; clinical orthopaedics; animal models; human regenerative medicine
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Dr. Nicola A. Maffiuletti
Human Performance Lab, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: neuromuscular function; orthopedics; rehabilitation; spaceflight; ageing; sport
Prof. Dr. Marcus Schiltenwolf
Center of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Paraplegiology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstr 200a, D-69118 Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: psychosocial factors in musculoskeletal pain; multiprofessional pain therapy; attachment and pain; cytokines in pain; quantitative sensory testing
Prof. Dr. Tomoyuki Takura
Department of Healthcare Economics and Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan
Interests: pain therapy; total hip arthroplasty; rehabilitative medicine; revascularization; ventricular assist device; healthcare technology; cardiac rehabilitation; intraocular lens surgery; companion diagnostics; cancer immunotherapy
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