Motasem Al Maaieh
Clara Camposa Azevedo
Benn J A Beuker
Tim W R Briggs
Joan Carles Monllau
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.
She is an active researcher, and in 2014 won the premier research award in shoulder surgery, the Neer Award, for work on shoulder instability surgery. She is a member of the American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons (ASES) and a committee member of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder & Elbow (ESSSE/SECEC). She is a founding committee member of the Irish Shoulder & Elbow Society (ISES). She is an associate editor for the Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery (JSES) Seminars in Arthroplasty and she serves on the International Advisory Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. She has published widely and is regularly invited to teach and lecture at shoulder courses and conferences all over the world.
He has been a member of the Hospital and University since 1996. He is member of many national and international scientific societies.
He has done extensive research publishing more than 250 peer review articles as well as written many articles about many topics in the spinal surgery field.
Clara Camposa Azevedo
Associate professor Andreas Voss, M.D.
In-between his training he spent one year as a Sports Medicine Research Fellow at the University of Connecticut (Farmington, USA), focusing in shoulder research and surgery. Besides his medical degree from the University of Regensburg (Germany), he also graduated from the SRH University of Riedlingen as a health economist, specialized in hospital management.
He is an active member of the ESA-ESSKA section, working within the communication group. He also is an active member of the Association for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA), German Association for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (DVSE), and the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). Within the ISAKOS he works as a member of the shoulder committee.
Besides his enthusiasm and interest in research, he also greatly supports medical education. Therefore, he was one of the founding members of a special student’s board within the AGA. Due to a unique stepwise curriculum, the medical students are taught in the basic principles of joint surgery to enthuse them for orthopaedic surgery. He also holds the certificate of higher education of Bavaria and received serval grants and awards (e.g. co.don Research Award, Alwin Jäger Foundation Award, ESSKA-ESA Contributor Award, German Research Foundation grant, AGA Research grant, Research Award - Brazilian Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Bavarian Research Alliance grant)
Gonzalo Samitier MD PhD FEBOTHead of Orthopaedics Department at Centro Quironsalud Aribau, Barcelona – SPAIN
Joan C. Monllau
Head of the knee unit in Hospital del Mar (2004-09), head of the department of Orthopaedics in Hospital de la Sta Creu i Sant Pau (2009-14) and currently heading the department of Orthopaedics at Hospital del Mar (2015). He has been Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at the UAB (1997-2008) and Full Professor in the same institution since 2009. Recently he has been nominated as Scientific Advisor of the Barcelona Blood and Tissue Bank (BST).
He is active member in the following societies: the Spanish Arthroscopy Association (AEA), where he was president in the period 2011-13, the Spanish Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SECOT), the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA), in which he is currently second vice-president, the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), the Sociedad Latinoamericana de Artroscopia, Rodilla y Deporte (SLARD), the International Meniscus Reconstruction Experts Forum (IMREF) and the ACL Study Group. He is on the editorial board of The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery and has been working as a reviewer for several journals, including KSSTA, JEO, Int Orthop, The Knee, JISAKOS, RECOT, to mention some of them.
He was president of the Barcelona 2016 ESSKA biannual congress and was selected to be the Godfather for the 2017 ESSKA-SLARD Travelling Fellowship.
He has won some 16 awards from national and international societies and has been elected honorary member of the Chilean Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SCHOT), the French Arthroscopy Society (SFA), the Spanish Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SECOT), and the Portuguese Society of Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology (SPAT).
Ioannis PolyzoisConsultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
Shoulder & Upper Limb Specialist
MB ChB MRCS CCSTOrth(Hons) FEBOT
Rowley Bristow Unit ASPH NHS FTrust
Surrey Orthopaedic Clinic
Schoen London Clinic
- Shoulder arthroscopy
- Elbow arthroscopy
- Rotator cuff surgery
- Shoulder instability
- Shoulder surgery
- Shoulder replacement
Mr Ioannis Polyzois is an experienced and skilled consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon at the Surrey Orthopaedic Clinic in Chertsey. He is an expert in shoulder and upper limb surgery, for which he is at the top of his field. He specialises in arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery, rotator cuff repair, shoulder stabilisation, complex upper limb trauma, the latest techniques in reconstructive surgery for sports upper limb injuries and all types of upper limb joint replacement surgery.
After qualifying from Liverpool University Medical School, Mr Polyzois completed his postgraduate trauma and orthopaedic training in Leeds, Athens and London. In this time, he worked in major trauma and elective centres, including Leeds General Infirmary and University College London Hospital. Whilst studying in Athens, he was the gold medallist in the Athens orthopaedic exit exam diploma and in the European Board Diploma. Mr Polyzois has also completed dual specialist fellowship training in shoulder and upper limb surgery at the Rowley Bristow unit in Chertsey and at the world-renowned Reading Shoulder Unit, a centre of excellence in this field.
Alongside his clinical commitments, Mr Polyzois is very active in his research, with more than 25 ‘medline’ peer-reviewed publications and authorship of several book chapters in orthopaedics and sports surgery. Mr Polyzois also presents regularly, both nationally and internationally on shoulder and elbow surgery, sports injuries and orthopaedics.
Andrew J. Schoenfeld, MD, MSc
Dr. Schoenfeld’s clinical interests include the treatment of degenerative spinal disorders and his research is, or has been, supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and the Department of Defense. His special areas of research interest include decision making for patients with spinal metastases, chronic opioid use following surgical interventions and the influence of health reform efforts on orthopaedic and spine surgical delivery. His work has led to the development of the New England Spinal Metastasis Score (NESMS) and the Stopping Opioids after Surgery (SOS) score. He has published 280 papers in the scientific literature and edited several textbooks including Principles of Orthopaedic Practice for Primary Care Providers and Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials: Spine.
Dr. Schoenfeld was previously recognized as one of the twenty most prominent leaders under age 40 in the field of spinal medicine by the North American Spine Society (NASS). His research has received national awards from the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, the Academic Surgical Congress and the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, and he has received the prestigious North American Spine Society Outstanding Research Award in four consecutive years (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020).
Dr. Schoenfeld was previously an Associate Editor at The Spine Journal, Section Editor at the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Deputy Editor for Evidence and Methods at The Spine Journal and is currently Deputy Editor at The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He will be assuming the role of Editor in Chief at the journal Spine In 2022.
Alvin H. Crawford, M.D.
Crawford was Director of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital for 29 years and was awarded endowed Chairs in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Spinal Surgery and the Crawford Spine Center was dedicated in his name. He has lectured and/or performed surgery in 43 countries and trained 57 international fellows in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Spine Surgery.
Specializing in treating Scoliosis, he is considered an authority on video-assisted Thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and Neurofibromatosis in children. A prolific author, publishing over 200 peer reviewed articles, more than 63 chapters, and six books. Cited as one of the Top 10 Educators in the first 100 Years of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, (only surgeon), and country’s best doctors since 1996. Awards include Founder’s Award from the Cincinnati Pediatric Society and Tennessee State University, past President of the John Robert Gladden Society, which annually presents the Alvin H Crawford MD mentoring award, first African American president of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), Daniel Drake award (2006) from the University of Cincinnati, its highest academic award, 2007 AAOS Diversity Award, 2009 Candle award from Morehouse college, 2008, Trumpet Award heralding the accomplishment of a Black American who has inspired others, presented the prestigious SRS Paul Harrington, MD Lecture in 2012, Presidential Oration at the Indian Pediatric Orthopaedic Society in 2013. Lifetime Achievement Award (LAA) from Cincinnati Closing the Health Gap (Mayor Mark Mallory proclaimed May 8, 2013 to be Dr Alvin Crawford day in Cincinnati), the Laurel Wreath Award from Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity in 2013, Great Living Cincinnatian Award for his medical and civic contributions, 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and Lifetime Achievement Award from the Scoliosis Research Society, 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Cincinnati Business Courier;, Cobb Fellow of W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute, a leader for equality in Medicine, increasing access to treatment and care for African Americans and promotion of optimal health, Honoris Causa’s “Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery” Ioannina Greece, Commencement speaker University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine, 2016 Honors’ day Commencement Speaker University of Cincinnati College Of Medicine, Hibbs Lecturer SRS, Prague, Czech Republic.
He is currently a prep student in Clarinet at the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and Professor Emeritus in Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine, Member Dean’s Advisory Council University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Dr. Crawford is a retired Captain in the US Navy, has been married to Alva Jean for 54 wonderful years. He is father to Alvin and Carole, and a proud grandfather to Mia, Elle and Uma. He is also a musician and a tennis enthusiast.
Alexander G. Hadjipavlou,MD, MSC, FRCS (C), FACS
He practiced Orthopaedics in Canada, USA and Greece.
Listed below are his academic achievements:
- Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Crete
- Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Texas, Galveston, U.S.A.
- Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
- Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Patras
- Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineer, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Professor of Surgery, University of Arizona, U.S.A.
- Professor of Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, Radiology and Wellness (Section of Psychology), University of Texas, Galveston, U.S.A.
- Adjunct Professor of Chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic School
After his retirement, he has also published another 19 papers.
He has presented his work at 602 American, Canadian, Greek and International conferences (245 scientific presentations and 101 scientific exhibits). In particular, he demonstrated a very important educational performance, both at the University settings where he worked, (Canada, U.S.A., Greece), and as an instructor of minimally invasive surgical techniques of spine surgery in international seminars, cadaveric workshops and live surgery (France, Holland, Belgium, Austria, Egypt, Tyrkey and Indonesia). He was in the organization of Spine Surgery in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. He was a member of EDITORIAL BOARD of various scientific journals, including the JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY (BR), which was later renamed: THE BONE AND JOINT JOURNAL.
He organized a two-year Fellowship Program in Spine Surgery (funded by LOYOLA University and by his personal research funds) with Dr M. Zindrick and Dr A. Patwardhan, both Professors at Loyola University in Chicago. The Fellowship Program involved both clinical surgical training and laboratory research.
He has received numerous honors and awards. The University of Texas, in appreciation of its ongoing scientific activity, maintained its academic collaboration with it until 2020.
After his retirement from the University of Crete as a private physician, he continued to train Orthopaedic surgeons and Neurosurgeons who wanted to upgrade their knowledge and skills in surgery of the spine in private hospitals. He also participated in a Postgraduate program regarding the Science of Stress and Health Promotion at the National University of Athens, organized by Professors G. Chroussos and A. Daveris. During the academic years 2019-20 and 2020-21 he rejoined the teaching faculty of Orthopaedic surgery at the University of Crete and participated in the education of medical and postgraduate students of the University. He is available to provide medical guidance, for complex problems in spinal disorders, to his colleagues.
Grammar school, lower and upper secondary school in Vienna.
University at the Medical Faculty of the University of Vienna
13.07.1967 Award of Doctor med. univ.
16.09.1970 Educational Council for Medical Graduates (ECFMG), USA
Training in Orthopedics, main Teachers:
1970-1974 Specialist medical training in Orthopedics with Prof. Karl Chiari / Tumor Surgery with Prof. Martin Salzer
1974 Assistant Medical Director of the Department of Orthopedics in Vienna / Head of the Tumor – Team at the Department of Orthopedics
1975 Training at the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York / Thesis: Osteosarkoma1978: adjuvant Chemotherapy and adequate Surgery 18.6.1979
1.2.1984 O. Univ. Prof. for Orthopaedics
Cinical Career and speciality:
1983-2009 Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics in Vienna
2010-2020 Director of the Wiener Privatklinik
High-Dose Methotrexate, Bone tumor Prosthesis, Growing Mechanism
Main Publication: n= 373, H-Factor 49, Impact Factor 367,010
Participation in scientific societies:
1988-2003 Journal for „Orthopädie und Grenzgebiete“ (Enke)
1993-1996 International Orthopadics (published by Springer)
1996-2000 Bone and Joint Surgery B
1991-2009 La Chirurgia Degli Organi di Movimento
Reviewer of the “Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery A”
Reviewer of the „Journal of Orthopedic Research“
12 Honorary Memberships in national and international Societies
Presidencies inter alia:
1988 - 1989 ÖGO
1990 – 1993 EMSOS
1999 – 2002 SICOT
2004 – 2005 ÖGC
1989 - 2007 Member of the Supreme Health Council of Austria
2002 Henry Dunant Medal of the World Red Cross
2004 Erich Lexer Prize (Germany)
2005 Grand Golden Decoration of Merit for Services to Vienna
2005 Erwin-Schrödinger-Prize of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
2006 Grand Silver Decoration of Merit of the Republic of Austria
2010 Citizenship of the Medical University of Vienna
2020 Golden Ring of Honor of the Vienna Privatklinik
2021 Golden Pin of Honor of the Medical University of Vienna
Prof. Elias Degiannis, MD, PhD, FRCS (Glasg), FCS (SA), FACS, Sub-speciality Trauma Surgery (SA)
He emigrated to the Republic of South Africa in 1991, where he was employed as a Senior Lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand and a Senior Consultant Surgeon at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg. In 1993 he became Head of a General Surgical Unit at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, developing a special interest in oesophageal cancer as well as trauma surgery, that was part of the responsibilities of all General Surgical Units of the hospital. He took over trauma and established a dedicated Trauma Unit in 2003, which is responsible for the resuscitation of all major trauma patients, the operative management of neck, cardiothoracic, abdominal and vascular trauma and the management of trauma patients in the dedicated Trauma ICU and Trauma ward. All Polytrauma patients are managed by the Trauma Unit, from admission to discharge.
He was the Head of the Trauma Directorate at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital and Academic Head of the Division of Trauma, Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand until the end of 2015. He became an Associate Professor in 2001, ad hominem Professor in 2006 and Professor Emeritus in 2015. Between 2016 and 2019, he worked at the Milpark Trauma Academic Centre, Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand and at the Leratong Hospital, Johannesburg.
He has Honorary Memberships/Fellowships from the Hellenic Trauma Society, the Brazilian College of Surgeons, the Association of Surgeons of Spain, the Finnish Trauma Association and the German Surgical Society. He has been awarded with the Silver and Golden Cross of Honour of the German Armed Forces, and the Christian Barnard Memorial Award.
He has been teaching in established international trauma courses. He is member of the Editorial Board/referee in many international journals, editor of 6 books and author to a large number of international book chapters and original papers, mainly in penetrating trauma. He was an Overseas Member of Interviewing Committees for promotion to Professorships in overseas Medical Schools (Europe). He was for several years as member of the International Relations Committee of the American College of Surgeons (International Scholarships and Education Subcommittee).
His main interest is surgical education and research in penetrating trauma.
Since 1992 he was Full time Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and head of the department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Gent (Belgium). He is emeritus professor since 01 10 2011
He has published in many review Journals.
He was Editor in Chief of the KSSTA journal (knee surgery and sports trauma and arthroscopy) and later became senior editor since 2013
He is a member of many scientific societies, such as the Belgian Society for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, of which he was President in 1991 – 1992.
He is Past President of ESSKA (president 1995-1996) and past chairman of the basic science committee,
He was nominated to the prestigious Hall of Fame of the AOSSM in 2011.
During the recent meeting in Lyon in June 2015 he was awarded the prestigious honorary ISAKOS membership.
He is now an active consultant in the ULB Erasmus univ Hospital dept of orthopaedics and trauma (dir. Prof Dr M Jayankura ) involved in all aspect of knee pathology and treatment.
His current practice as Orthopaedic Surgeon includes lower limb reconstruction, mainly focused on hip surgery, is located in Hospital Universitario La Paz in Madrid. He is also involved in Research Projects linked to Idi-Paz in Madrid (hip osteonecrosis and particle debris associated to osteolysis). He is Associate Professor in the University Autónoma of Madrid (Department of Surgery, Medical School). He is member of the Executive Board of the European Research Society, Spanish Hip Society and of the Educational Committee of the European Hip Society.
Director of surgical education at UCLH.
Speciality editor for knee surgery for the Bone & Joint Journal, the UK’s leading orthopaedic Journal.
Editorial Board member for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine.
Member of ISAKOS’ arthroplasty committee.
Member of EFORT’s Orthopaedic Education Group.
Research interests include revision total knee replacement; prosthetic alignment in primary knee arthroplasty; robotic assisted surgery.
Drs / MSc Benn Beuker, FEBS UEMS Traumasurgery
To me , the patient as individual is the centre point in the multi-disciplinary treatment of complex (non-) traumatic injury. I believe that it is important and of clinical relevance to take into consideration new innovative developments in the treatment strategy.
During my trainee ship as general and vascular surgeon, I attended a 6 months fellowship at the wound healing research unit in Cardiff (Head of the department Prof. Keith Harding) and started research in different fields of wound healing. As fellow of traumasurgery I was detached to the SEHOS clinic at Curacao were my experience in complex wound treatment evolved. Since my membership of the staff Traumasurgery complex wound problems are referred to my outpatient clinic.
• Multitrauma patients, vertebral trauma, complex woundtreatment, complex (revision) amputationsurgery, shoulder surgery
• member multidisciplinary spineteam
• member multidisciplinary woundteam
Immediate total-body CT scanning versus conventional imaging and selective CT scanning in patients with severe trauma (REACT-2): a randomised controlled trial.
Sierink JC, Treskes K, Edwards MJ, Beuker BJ, den Hartog D, Hohmann J, Dijkgraaf MG, Luitse JS, Beenen LF, Hollmann MW, Goslings JC; REACT-2 study group.Lancet. 2016 Aug 13;388(10045):673-83. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30932-1. Epub 2016 Jun 28.PMID: 27371185 Clinical Trial.
Refining the criteria for immediate total-body CT after severe trauma.
Treskes K, Saltzherr TP, Edwards MJR, Beuker BJA, Van Lieshout EMM, Hohmann J, Luitse JSK, Beenen LFM, Hollmann MW, Dijkgraaf MGW, Goslings JC; REACT-2 study group.Eur Radiol. 2020 May;30(5):2955-2963. doi: 10.1007/s00330-019-06503-2. Epub 2020 Jan 23.PMID: 31974691 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
Emergency Bleeding Control Interventions After Immediate Total-Body CT Scans in Trauma Patients.
Treskes K, Saltzherr TP, Edwards MJR, Beuker BJA, Den Hartog D, Hohmann J, Luitse JS, Beenen LFM, Hollmann MW, Dijkgraaf MGW, Goslings JC; REACT-2 study group.World J Surg. 2019 Feb;43(2):490-496. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4818-0.PMID: 30327841 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
[Direct total body CT scan in multi-trauma patients].
Sierink JC, Saltzherr TP, Edwards MJ, Beuker BJ, Patka P, Goslings JC; REACT-2-studiegroep.Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2012;156(30):A4897.PMID: 22835779 Clinical Trial. Dutch.
Randomised, controlled trial of immediate total-body computed tomography scanning in trauma patients.
Sierink JC, Saltzherr TP, Beenen LF, Luitse JS, Hollmann MW, Reitsma JB, Edwards MJ, Patka P, Beuker BJ, Suliburk JW, Hohmann J, Dijkgraaf MG, Goslings JC; REACT-2 Study Group.Emerg Med Australas. 2012 Jun;24(3):350-1. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2012.01558.x.PMID: 22672180 No abstract available.
Erratum to: High rates of clinically relevant incidental findings by total-body CT scanning in trauma patients: Results of the REACT-2 trial.
Treskes K, Bos SA, Beenen LFM, Sierink JC, Edwards MJR, Beuker BJA, Muradin GSR, Hohmann J, Luitse JSK, Hollmann MW, Dijkgraaf MGW, Goslings JC; REACT-2 study group.Eur Radiol. 2017 Jun;27(6):2463. doi: 10.1007/s00330-016-4652-4.PMID: 27896470 Free PMC article. No abstract available.
High rates of clinically relevant incidental findings by total-body CT scanning in trauma patients; results of the REACT-2 trial.
Treskes K, Bos SA, Beenen LFM, Sierink JC, Edwards MJR, Beuker BJA, Muradin GSR, Hohmann J, Luitse JSK, Hollmann MW, Dijkgraaf MGW, Goslings JC; REACT-2 study group.Eur Radiol. 2017 Jun;27(6):2451-2462. doi: 10.1007/s00330-016-4598-6. Epub 2016 Oct 5.PMID: 27709280 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
A multicenter, randomized controlled trial of immediate total-body CT scanning in trauma patients (REACT-2).
Sierink JC, Saltzherr TP, Beenen LF, Luitse JS, Hollmann MW, Reitsma JB, Edwards MJ, Hohmann J, Beuker BJ, Patka P, Suliburk JW, Dijkgraaf MG, Goslings JC; REACT-2 study group.BMC Emerg Med. 2012 Mar 30;12:4. doi: 10.1186/1471-227X-12-4.PMID: 22458247 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.
Plantar pressure in off-loading devices used in diabetic ulcer treatment.
Beuker BJ, van Deursen RW, Price P, Manning EA, van Baal JG, Harding KG.Wound Repair Regen. 2005 Nov-Dec;13(6):537-42. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-475X.2005.00075.x.PMID: 16283868
Cost-effectiveness of immediate total-body CT in patients with severe trauma (REACT-2 trial).
Treskes K, Sierink JC, Edwards MJR, Beuker BJA, Van Lieshout EMM, Hohmann J, Saltzherr TP, Hollmann MW, Van Dieren S, Goslings JC, Dijkgraaf MGW; REACT-2 study group.Br J Surg. 2021 Apr 5;108(3):277-285. doi: 10.1093/bjs/znaa091.PMID: 33793734
He is the Lead for Adolescent Hip Preservation Surgery in Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Trust.
He was the first surgeon to perform a hip arthroscopy on an adolescent patient at the Evelina London in 2015. He has since set up and leads a hip arthroscopic service for children and young people at the same hospital.
Mr Kokkinakis cares for children and young people with complex hip problems and performs major hip preservation operations for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH), Perthes Disease, Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses (SCFE) and Femoro-Acetabular Impingement (FAI) including muscle sparing and minimal invasive Triple as well as Periacetabular(PAO) osteotomies, Complex femoral osteotomies, mini open anterior arthrotomies, Ganz surgical dislocation etc. His practise includes management and application of modern strategies in children and young people with neuromuscular problems including cerebral palsy.
He is an ordinary member of the British Society for Children's Orthopaedic Surgery (BSCOS), the British Society for Surgery in Cerebral Palsy (BSSCP) and the European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS). He is co-chair of the Cerebral Palsy Integrated Pathway for the South East of England (CPIPSE).
Mr Kokkinakis was awarded a Clinical Excellence Award in 2018 by Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in recognition of his exceptional personal contribution to achieving the delivery of high quality care to his patients and to the continuous improvement of the NHS.
Michail became Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London University in 2018, contributing to both undergraduate teaching and research within the field of paediatric orthopaedic surgery and he acts as Principal Investigator for numerous Research Projects.
In 2019, he was nominated for the prestigious, national “WellChild-Awards” for Best Inspiring Doctor in the United Kingdom.