Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR DETAILS

Marcin Tyrakowski  

Research Interest:

Spine surgery; Pediatric orthopaedics; Spinal deformity; Pediatric spine; Degenerative spine

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
USA

Philip Fabrizio  

Research Interest:

Anatomy; Anatomy education; Anatomic variations; Human morphology; Muscle function

Director
Department of Physical Therapy
Mercer University
USA

Ming Pei  

Research Interest:

Cartilage; Bone; Intervertebral disc, meniscus tissue engineering and regeneration; Adult stem cell proliferation and differentiation; Decellularized stem cell matrix and reconstruction of in vitro 3D microenvironment; Chondrogenic, Osteogenic, and adipogenic signaling pathways and epigenetic regulation

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
West Virginia University
USA

Masayoshi Yamaguchi  

Research Interest:

Cell signaling mechanism; Bone biology; Nutritional factor and osteoporosis prevention; Diabetes and diabetic osteoporosis; Cancer biology; Cancer cell bone metastasis

Adjunct Professor
Department of Hematology and Biomedical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
USA

Dimitrios Daoussis  

Research Interest:

Pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis with special interest in the role of B cells; Molecular pathways involved in the process of new bone formation in spondyloarthropathies with special interest in the Wnt pathway

Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
University of Patras Medical School
Greece

Edilson Forlin  

Research Interest:

Hip reconstruction; Bone tumor; Cerebral palsy; Foot deformities; Pediatric orthopaedics

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopedics
Federal University of Parana
Brazil

Małgorzata Domagalska-Szopa  

Research Interest:

Functional assessment and treatment of children; Paediatric physiotherapy; Developmental disorders; Cerebral Palsy; Posture problem; Gait analysis

Assistant Professor
Department of Physiotherapy
Medical University of Silesia
Poland

Andrzej Szopa  

Research Interest:

Functional assessment and treatment of children; Paediatric physiotherapy; Developmental disorders; Cerebral Palsy; Posture problem; Gait analysis

Assistant Professor
Institute of Physiotherapy at the Department of Physiotherapy
Medical University of Silesia
Poland

Joanna Gotlib  

Research Interest:

Physiotherapy education; Evidence-based physiotherapy practice; Problem-based learning

Assistant Professor
Division of Teaching and Outcomes of Education
Medical University of Warsaw
Poland

Mirco Lo Presti  

Research Interest:

Sport medicine (in particular ACL, PCL reconstruction) and surgical and non-surgical treatments for knee OA

Assistant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Orthopaedic Division
Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute
Italy

Panagiotis Korovessis  

Research Interest:

Spine surgery; Pelvic injuries

Chief
Orthopaedic Department
General Hospital Patras
Greece

Ni Guo-Xin  

Research Interest:

Orthopaedic biomaterials; Bone and cartilage tissue engineering; Orthopaedic rehabilitation

Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Nanfang Hospital
Southern Medical University
China

Hede Yan  

Research Interest:

Fields of reconstructive and microsurgery; Hand surgery; Peripheral nerve related research

Associate Professor
Division of Hand and Plastic Surgery
The Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University
China

Baogan Peng  

Research Interest:

Spinal surgery; Cervical spondylosis; Cervical disc degenerative disease; Low back pain; Discogenic pain; Lumbar disc herniation; Lumbar stenosis; Spinal fusion surgery

Professor
Department of Spinal Surgery
General Hospital of Armed Police Force
China

Tianyong Hou  

Research Interest:

Repairing bone defect by tissue engineering technology; Spinal diseases

Professor
Department of Orthopaedics Southwest Hospital
The Third Military Medical University
China

Shuanhu Zhou  

Research Interest:

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs); Osteoblast; Chondrocyte; Adipocyte; Bone; Cartilage; Fat; Cartilage tissue engineering; Osteoarthritis; Aging

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
US

Xinhua Qu  

Research Interest:

Evidence-based medicine; Biomaterials; Bone-related infections; Bone disease model (osteolytic diseases; Osteomyelitis; Implant infection and loosening); Bone biology (osteoblast and osteoclast biology); Molecular cell biology

Ortho Surgeon
Department of Orthopaedics & Shanghai Key Laboratory of Orthopaedic Implants
Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine
China

Chunfeng Zhao  

Research Interest:

Spine surgery and biomechanics; Soft tissue injury; Tissue engineering; Medical imaging

Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Mayo College of Medicine
USA

Tsung-Jen Huang  

Research Interest:

Adult and children's spinal deformity treatment and also the minimally invasive spine surgery including thoracoscopic spine surgery; Minimal access surgery to the anterior spine and the intraoperative CT (iCT) with integrated navigation in spine surgery

Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Chang Gung University
Taiwan

Rajeev Pandarinath  

Research Interest:

Ligamentous laxity; ACL reconstruction; Shoulder instability; Rotator cuff injury; Patello femoral instability

Assistant Professor
Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
The George Washington University
USA

Su Wei-Ren  

Research Interest:

Novel surgical treatments for biceps long head tenodesis; Biomechanics of the shoulder joint and the etiology; Pathogenesis; Treatment of the biceps long head

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
National Cheng Kung University Hospital
Taiwan

Bingyun Li  

Research Interest:

Open fracture-associated infection prevention; Spinal infection prevention; Rapid fracture/wound healing; Nanomedicine; Controlled/targeted drug delivery; Cellular interaction; Nanofilms and microcapsules; Biomimetic

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine
West Virginia University
USA

Derek J Donegan  

Research Interest:

Pelvic and acetabular trauma; Reconstructive arthroplasty; Periarticular trauma surgery; Geriatric fractures; Management of polytrauma patients, and post-traumatic deformity; Outcomes following musculoskeletal trauma, as well as biomechanical analysis of fracture fixation constructs

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Penn Medicine Musculoskeletal Center
Philadelphia, USA

Manit Arora  

Research Interest:

Shoulder and knee arthroscopy; Sports medicine

Orthopedics
University of New South Wales
Australia

Ali Seker  

Research Interest:

Pediatric orthopaedic sand deformity correction; Traumatology; Hand surgery; Joint replacemen tsurgery (arthroplasty); Arthroscopic surgery

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Istanbul Medipol University
Turkey

Ikram Nizam  

Research Interest:

Anterior minimally invasive surgery (AMIS) hip replacements; Hip resurfacing techniques; Total knee arthroplasty/reconstruction and revision joint replacements

Orthopaedic surgeon
Knox Pvt and Cabrini Hospitals
Australia

Claudia Dal Molin  

Research Interest:

Concussions; Female athletic triad; Stress injuries; Osteopathy

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Maryland Medical School
USA

Bashir Ahmed Zikria  

Research Interest:

Sports medicine injuries; Pediatric sports; Knee injuries; Sports injuries

Director
Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
USA

Nowall A Al-Sayegh  

Research Interest:

Orthopedic physical therapy; Women's health; Urinary incontinence; Lumbopelvic pain; Pregnancy related lumbopelvic pain

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Kuwait University
Kuwait

Jagdish Patwa  

Research Interest:

Orthopedics

Professor
SBK Medical College and Research Centre
India

Pekka A Mooar  

Research Interest:

Sports medicine; Joint reconstruction

Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Temple University Hospital
USA

Suresh Patil  

Research Interest:

Orthopedic surgery - general; Knee and hip replacement; Orthopedic trauma; Spine surgery

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
USA

Robert Meislin  

Research Interest:

Articular cartilage disorders of the knee - Research designed to improve biological solutions for articular cartilage resurfacing; Bony deficiencies of the glenoid and humeral head - Research designed to better understand percentage of glenoid and/or humeral head loss resulting in an "engaged" lesion; Solutions for arthroscopic repair and reconstruction of these defects; Navigational solutions for femoral acetabular impingement - Work designed to improve intraoperative templating of bony impingement present on the acetabular (pincer) and femoral (cam) positions of the hip; Meniscal scaffold solutions - Improved biological solutions for patients with subtotal meniscectomy, 3D printing application

Associate (Clinical) Professor
Orthopedic Surgery
NYU Langone Center for Musculoskeletal Care
USA

Sun Jin Kim  

Research Interest:

Hip/knee surgery; Non-operative management of hip/knee arthritis; Primary and revision hip/knee replacements

Clinical Director
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Montefiore Medical Center
USA

Tae-Hwan Kim  

Research Interest:

Spine research

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Hallym University
South Korea

Carlos Albuquerque  

Research Interest:

Orthopedics

Professor
Polytechnic Institute of Viseu Health School
Portugal

Andrew J Furey  

Research Interest:

Orthopedics

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Traumatology
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Canada

Marco Matteo Ciccone  

Research Interest:

Cardiovascular diseases; Endothelial function; Non-invasive ultrasound assessment; Doppler; Peripheral artery diseases; Vein diseases

Associate Professor
School of Medicine
University of Bari
Italy

Keith Douglas Baldwin  

Research Interest:

Rehabilitation; Orthopedic Trauma; Pediatric Orthopedics; Epidemiology; Infection control

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
USA

Bernardine Spaulding Evans  

Research Interest:

Prevention and wellness in the Geriatric population; Health Related Disparities in the African American community and Centenarian populations

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Howard University
USA

Edward B McDonough  

Research Interest:

Multi ligamentous injuries of the knee; ACL reconstruction; Meniscal and articular cartilage pathology; Arthroscopy education

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
West Virginia University School of Medicine
USA

Rose Hamm  

Research Interest:

Role of physical therapy in wound management; Geriatrics; Orthopedics

Assistant Professor
Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
University of Southern California
USA

Dimitrios Tsoukas  

Research Interest:

Arthroscopic surgery; Knee and sports injuries surgery; Cartilage injuries; ACI and stem cells; Sports injuries prevention

Director
Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
Mediterraneo Hospital
Greece

Chi Heon Kim  

Research Interest:

Endoscopic spine surgery; Minimally invasive spine surgery; Spine metastasis and primary vertebral tumor; Spine deformity; Reduce the extent of surgery and the rate of surgery

Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Seoul National University College of Medicine and Hospital
South Korea