Tim W R Briggs
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Loukia Papatheodorou graduated from the School of Medicine, University of Thessaly in Larissa, Greece. She received a Master of Science degree in Molecular Biology from the School of Medicine, University of Thessaly and she was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, in Larissa, Greece. She completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Thessaly in Larissa, Greece part of which was completed at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Then, she completed a fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity Surgery and Microsurgery at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Drexel University and at University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Dr. Papatheodorou is currently Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is active member of many professional and scientific societies and Vice President of the Hippocratic Orthopaedic Society. Her clinical and research emphasis is in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. Dr. Papatheodorou has edited a textbook related to compressive neuropathies of the upper extremity. She has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and her work has been widely cited and recognized with international awards.
After graduating from the Istanbul University School of Medicine in 2002, Dr. Saglam interned in Orthopedics and Traumatology Department at same institution. He completed his residency in September 2008 and spent the next year in fellowship at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas with a special interest in pediatric orthopedic surgery and pediatric spine surgery. He had his Fellow of the European Board of Orthopedics and Traumatology (FEBOT) Certification in 2016.
He was awarded as Young Ambassador of Asia Pacific Orthopedics and Traumatology Association (APOA) in 2018. Following year, he was elected as Young Member at Large of European Federation of Orthopedics and Traumatology (EFORT) Board.
Dr. Saglam is an active committee member with the European Pediatric Orthopedic Society (EPOS), as well as Turkish Pediatric Orthopedic Society, and is involved in numerous research projects and education of other physicians in pediatric orthopedics.
Dr. Saglam covers all aspects of pediatric orthopedics, including congenital and acquired limb abnormalities, developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), Perthes disease, slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), clubfoot, cerebral palsy (CP), and deformities such as genu varum, genu valgus, limb length discrepancy.
Until today, he has 34 international articles, 6 book chapters, 40 presentations published.
Graduated in Medicine at University of Bologna in 1982. Chair of the Department of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Oncology at the University of Padova. Director of the Scientific Center for Research of Musculoskeletal Tumors "Mario Mercuri" at the Department of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Oncology of University of Padova. Author of more than 850 Scientific Papers. Speaker and moderator in international congresses more than 800 times. Board member of EMSOS, CIO and CIOSM. Vice President and President Elect of EMSOS. Past President and Secretary General of ISOLS. Chair of Education Centres of SICOT. Board Member of EFORT. Chair of Specialty Day 2020/2021 of MSTS. Coordinator of SIOT Foreign Societies Relationship Committee. President of 104° SIOT Annual Congress. Main fields of research: musculoskeletal oncology, reconstructive surgery and prostheses in musculoskeletal oncology.
10/1994 Beginning of the academic studies in human medicine
11/2000 German Examination
11/1998 Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing / Examination
09/2001 Step 2 of the United States Medical Licensing / Examination
12/2000 - 11/2001 Resident physician in the Department of Traumatology, University Hospital of Ulm (Prof. Dr. med. L. Kinzl)
01/2002 - 12/2007 Resident physician in the Department of Orthopaedics , University Hospital of Muenster (Prof. Dr. med. W. Winkelmann)
12/2007 Senior physician in the Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital of Muenster (Prof. Dr. med. W. Winkelmann)
09/2008 – 03/2018 Head of the Department Tumor- and Revision Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedics and Tumor Orthopaedics, University Hospital of Muenster (Professor Dr. med. G. Gosheger)
Since 04/2018 Head of the Department of Musculoskeletal Surgical Oncology, University Hospital of Essen
11/2007: Postdoctoral lecture qualification: Lack of toxicological side-effect in silver- coated megaprostheses
Javad Parvizi MD, FRCS is the James Edward Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine and Rothman Institute in Philadelphia. He specializes in the management of young patients with hip disorders such as dysplasia and femoroacetabular impingement, and management of patients with periprosthetic joint infection. He has performed over 1000 femoroacetabular osteoplasty procedures, 300 pelvic and femoral osteotomies, and over 5000 joint replacements.
Dr. Parvizi is a native of Azerbaijan, Iran and lived there until the age of 16. He completed his medical school education in the United Kingdom. Following graduation from medical school he spent four years in surgical training in the UK that included cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Parvizi then traveled to the United States to spend two years at the Mayo Clinic to conduct research in identifying methods to regenerate cartilage and bone. After obtaining a Masters degree in molecular biology from the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Parvizi completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic and traveled to Switzerland to do a fellowship in the management of hip disorders in young adults. He spent time with Professor Ganz at the Inselspital, Berne in 2002. After completion of his fellowship, he joined the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in 2003, where he has been since.
His personal area of interest in research and clinical practice includes prevention and diagnosis of joint infection, joint preservation in adults, and prevention of thromboembolism following orthopedic procedures. He has published over 800 scientific articles and has written 18 text- books in related subjects including books on THE HIP and on THE KNEE. He has received numerous awards from societies and has received funding for his research from the National Institute of Health, Department of Defense, Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Arthritis Foundation and numerous other funding bodies.
Dr. Parvizi travels extensively across the globe to give lectures related to his area of expertise and has been given the honorary membership of numerous societies around the world. He has served as the president of Musculoskeletal Infection Society (2013), Eastern Orthopedic Association (2018) and holds position the board of numerous organizations and societies. He will be the president of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons in 2024.
Born in Nancy, France, Pr Lustig completed his orthopaedic training in Lyon, and after completion of this training he spent one year studying knee surgery with Pr David Parker and Dr Myles Coolican in Sydney, Australia. He also spent 6 months visiting other centers of excellence in Hip and Knee surgery in Europe (Rizzoli Institute, Bologne, Italy), Canada (Londo Ontario) and USA (including Mayo Clinic, RUSH (Chicago), HSS (NewYork), OrthoCarolina, Philadelphia, Colombus, Denver, San Francisco, Vail …).
Pr Lustig began his practice in Lyon in 2006 at the Albert Trillat Center with his mentor, professor Philippe Neyret, specializing exclusively in disorders of hip and knee joints.
He has a specific interest in research and completed his PhD in biomechanics in 2010, thanks to his research on Computer assisted surgery and Total Knee Arthroplasty. He has had over 250 original research presentations, and over 80 invited presentations at national and international conferences. He has published over 230 studies in prestigious orthopaedic journals indexed on Medline and 80 chapters in orthopaedic textbooks. He is involved in two academic degrees in France (bone and joint infection and knee surgery). Dr Lustig is actively involved in a number of international orthopaedic organizations, including committee appointments for ISAKOS (International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Chair of Knee Arthroplasty Committee since 2017), ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee surgery and Arthroscopy, Past U45 committee Chair), EKS (Funding and and Board Member of the European Knee Society, Chair of the Travelling Fellowship Committee) and EHS (European Hip Society). He is also a board member of the French Hip and Knee Society. Thanks to these achievements, Dr Lustig was nominated as Full Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Lyon in 2014, and he is now the director of the Orthopedic Program. He is serving as Deputy Editor for JBJS Am and is editorial board member for KSSTA, JEO, SICOT J and ARTHROPLASTY.
Performing over 800 arthroplasties per year, Pr Lustig’s current practice is focused on hip and knee joint replacement. He has a special interest in DAA and Dual Mobiliy, partial knee replacement, robotic assisted surgery, and revision surgery.
Medical doctor 1978 University of medicine Alexis Carrel LYON.
Resident from September 1974 to September 1978 Hospices civils de LYON.
Traveling fellow 1978 in united states (Columbus Ga and Rochester NY).
Orthopedic training as an assistant in University hospitals in LYON 1979 to 1982.
Member of different Societies (SOFCOT, SFHG, IKS, EFORT).
Founding member of French Society of Arthroscopy.
Orthopedic surgeon at Clinique des Cedres Grenoble from 1982 to 2016. My activity was specially focused on hip and knee joint replacements.
General manager of Clinique des Cedres 1993 to 1998. My role was to input the Institution in a quality management process to obtain an ISO 9002 certification in 1998.
Quality manager in Clinique des Cedres for HAS accreditation 2008 -2014.
Involved in medical physician accreditation (HAS) 2010/2015.
Numerous participations as a speaker in hip and knee congress.
SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES MEMBERSHIP
SoFCOT (Société Francaise de chirurgie orthopedique et traumatologique
Founding member of SFA (Societe Francaise d’Arthroscopie)
Founding member of SFHG (Societe Francaise hanche et genou)
International Knee society
SICOT Société Internationale de chirurgie orthopedique et traumatologique
EHS European Hip Society
ISTA International science and technology association
ACARO (Argentina hip and knee society)
CURRENT FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
Retired since 2016
Medical consultant for groupe lepine
Involved in MDR
Institutional sponsor studies
Post market clinical follow up
Analysis and reports on side effects
International referenced publications
Pubmed referenced publications on joint arthroplasty: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Prudhon%20JL
Born in Cali, Colombia, (1962), Dr Ferreira completed his school-university studies and his orthopaedic training in Lyon. Pr H. DEJOUR and Pr J.P. CARRET were his mentors, exclusively in disorders of hip and knee joint. He has a specific interest in research and completed a biomechanics diploma in 1993 (about gait analysis).
Working at “Clinique du PARC-LYON”, FRANCE, since 1996, he’s mostly interesting by hip and knee prosthesis and particularly by dual mobility, implant’s fixation, and biomechanics, main subjects of his works and publications. He is also Judicial Expert, near the Lyon Court of Appeal.
He is regularly invited to present at national and international conferences. He’s actively involved in a number of international orthopedic societies (SOFCOT, AAOS, SICOT, EHS, ESSKA, AAHKS) and is undertaking responsibilities: ex-General Secretary of SFHG (French Society of Hip and Knee), French delegate of SICOT and EHS (European Hip Society). He’s working for Bone and Joint Journal, International Orthopaedics and OTSR as reviewer. Finally, he is Associate Member of French Surgery Academy.
Performing over 200 arthroplasties per year, Dr Ferreira’s current practice is focused on hip and knee joint replacement. He has a special interest in rapid recovery, computer assisted surgery, and revision surgery.
Outside of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr Ferreira enjoys skiing, running and also opera and reading, as well as spending time with his gorgeous wife and children.
Professor of Orthopaedics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, USA
Dr. Zalavras specializes in the fields of orthopaedic infection and trauma. He has been practicing for 20 years at the Los Angeles County & University of Southern California Medical Center, which is one of the busiest level I trauma centers in the USA. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters focusing in the topics of infection and trauma and his work has been extensively cited with more than 6,000 citations. Dr. Zalavras has been invited to deliver numerous scientific lectures in conferences in the USA and all over the world. He has been invited as Visiting Professor at the University of Thessaly and University of Athens and as faculty at the AO Research Institute in Davos. Dr. Zalavras was the recipient of distinguished Marshall R. Urist Young Investigator Award by the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons in 2003 and the Scholar Award by the Musculoskeletal Infection Society and the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons in 2009. Dr. Zalavras currently serves in the Editorial Board of Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (Deputy Editor for Infection) and Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma (Section Editor for Infection). Dr. Zalavras served as president of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society in 2009-2010 and as member of its executive board from 2007 to 2012.
Ege University School of Medicine, Dept. of Orthopedics and Traumatology
Professor , Ege University School of Medicine
Previous President of Asia Pacific Musculuskeletal Society
Previous scientific advisor of EFORT (Europian Federation of National Associations of Orthopedics and Traumatology)
Member of the Board of Turkish Association of Orthopedics and Traumatology
Member of the Educational Committee of Turkish Association of Orthopedics and Traumatology
Member of ISOLS scientific board (International Symposium of Limb salvage)
Member of Editorial Board of ‘Journal of Ege University’
Member of Editorial Board of ‘Acta Orthopedica et Traumatologica Turcica’
Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
Annette HolianMBBS MSurgEd FRACS FAOrthA
Group Captain, RAAF Reserves
Her career in orthopaedics has been through Paediatrics, trauma, overseas work in low and middle-income countries, military surgery and disaster response both as a civilian, with AUSMAT and with the military.
Most of her career has been in public hospitals with a one-year interlude leading a research project with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva in 2015-16.
Her career focus has shifted over time but has always been directed towards education and capacity building to improve access to high quality surgery for those in need, whether they be children or adults with disabilities, remote communities, trauma victims, or people caught up in conflict.
Apostolos Dimitroulias, MD, PhD, FACSAssistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon, NYC Health+Hospitals/Jacobi
Following that has worked for 3 years as Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Lock Haven Hospital, Lock Haven, PA and 3 years as Attending Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY, (Level 2 trauma center).
Since 2016 has been practicing Orthopedic Trauma at Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx NY which is the largest Level I trauma center in Bronx. He is Assistant Professor of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Professor Timothy Briggs CBE, MBBS (Hons), MD(Res), MCh(Orth), FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Eng)
He was appointed as National Director for Clinical Quality and Efficiency for the NHS in September 2015 and has been asked to lead and roll out his GIRFT methodology, developed in orthopaedics, across all surgical and medical specialties within the provider network.
Professor Briggs was made a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List for services to the surgical profession.
Professor Briggs was made National Director of Clinical Improvement for the NHS & NHSI in January 2019.