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Dr. Robert Klapper October 2013
Dr. Robert Klapper: Preventing Knee Surgery
Robert Klapper, MD, is director of the Joint Replacement Program and an orthopedic surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates. He is a leader in minimally invasive surgical technique and holds nine patents on specially designed instruments used in orthopedic surgery. He was the orthopedic consultant to the TV show “ER,” and is the co-host of ESPN Radio’s Weekend Warrior. He’s co-authored two books on how to avoid surgery and what to do if surgery is needed: Heal Your Knees and Heal Your Hips.

Dr. Cynthia LaBella February 2010
Dr. Cynthia LaBella: Preventing Knee Injuries in Young Athletes
Dr. LaBella is presently the Medical Director of the Institute for Sports Medicine at Children’s Memorial Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a board certified in both Pediatrics and Sports Medicine, and is currently the team physician for the United States Rhythmic Gymnastics team. Dr. LaBella has dedicated her career to preventing injury in youth sports.

Kevin Stone, MD December 2009
Dr. Kevin Stone: Shifting From Bionic to Biologic Replacement
Over the past ten years, great strides have been made in the field of orthopedic surgery. Research conducted in the past decade has helped scientists in the field gain a better understanding of knee anatomy, treatment, and care. Dr. Kevin Stone notes that one of the biggest and most notable developments made in orthopedics is portrayed in the shift from the bionic (artificial) to biologic replacement of arthritic joints.

Dr. Lyle J. Micheli August 2009
Dr. Lyle J. Micheli: Orthopedic Care for Young Athletes
Lyle J. Micheli, M.D., is director of the Division of Sports Medicine at Children's Hospital Boston, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston, and in 2005, was named the O’Donnell Family Professor of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Children's Hospital Boston.

Dr. Cole July 2009
Dr. Brian J. Cole: Comprehensive Approach to Cartilage Restoration
Dr. Cole is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedics with a conjoint appointment in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is the Section Head of the Cartilage Research Program at Rush University Medical Center and the Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush, a multidisciplinary program specializing in the restoration of articular cartilage and meniscal deficiency. He also serves as the head of the Orthopedic Master’s Program and trains residents and fellows in sports medicine.

Dr. Wolfgang Fitz November 2008
Dr. Wolfgang Fitz: Advancing Orthopedic Biotechnology and Partial Knee Replacements
Dr. Fitz is an associate orthopedic surgeon at Brigham and Women's, Falkner and New England Baptist Hospitals in Boston as well as an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. He was one of the design surgeons for the surgical technique and instrumentation for minimally invasive total knee replacement.

Dr. Andrew Freiberg October 2008
Dr. Andrew Freiberg: Advances in OA and Biomaterials
Overcoming osteoarthritis, the benefits of arthroplasty, and new developments in orthopedic biomaterials

Dr. Stuart Schneller June 2006
Dr. Stuart Schneller: Bringing Scientific Advances to Arthritis Care

Dr. Michael Ciccotti March 2006
Dr. Michael Ciccotti: Investigating ACL Injuries in Female Athletes

Dr. Vonda Wright October 2005
Dr. Vonda Wright: Empowering Seniors to Age Successfully

Dr. Dinesh G. Patel July 2005
Dr. Dinesh G. Patel: Spreading High Quality Orthopedic Care Across the Globe

Dr. Nancy Cummings April 2005
Dr. Nancy Cummings: ACL Injury Prevention from the Slopes of Sugarloaf

Dr. Anthony Schepsis December 2004
Dr. Anthony Schepsis: Leading the Way in Sports Medicine

Knee Hero Dr. Juliet DeCampos May 2004
Dr. Juliet DeCampos: Leading the Way for Women in Orthopedics

Dr. James Andrews February 2004
Dr. James Andrews: Lessons for the Public From a Leading Pioneer in Sports Medicine

Dr. Robert Litchfield January 2004
Dr. Robert Litchfield: Teaching by Example

Dr. Chadwick Prodromos November 2003
Dr. Chadwick Prodromos: A Pioneer in the Field of Knee and Shoulder Repair

Dr. Thomas M. DeBerardino October 2003
Dr. Thomas M. DeBerardino: Orthopedic Care for West Point Cadets

Dr. Jürgen Höher September 2003
Dr. Jürgen Höher: New Concepts in Meniscal Repair & ACL Reconstruction

Dr. Andree Ellermann August 2003
Dr. Andree Ellermann: Promoting Knee Care in Children

Dr. Rafael Inigo Pavlovich June 2003
Dr. Rafael Iñigo Pavlovich: Pioneering New Innovations in Meniscal Repair

Dr. Craig Levitz May 2003
Dr. Craig Levitz: Innovator of Knee Fixation Systems

Dr. David McGuire April 2003
Dr. David McGuire: Revolutionizing ACL Repair

Dr. James Lubowitz January 2003
Dr. James Lubowitz: Providing Knee Care in Rural New Mexico

Dr. Steve Houseworth December 2002
Dr. Steve Houseworth: Focused Care for the ACL

Dr. Hans Paessler October 2002
Dr. Hans Paessler: A Leading Force in European Sports Medicine

Dr. Richard S. Laskin September 2002
Dr. Richard S. Laskin: Setting a Standard in Knee Replacement Procedures

Dr. Robert B. Bourne August 2002
Dr. Robert B. Bourne: Keeping Track of Orthopedic Medicine in Canada

Dr. Schenck July 2002
Dr. Robert C. Schenck, Jr.: Teaching by Example

Dr. Scranton June 2002
Dr. Pierce Scranton, Jr.: Treating the Warriors of the NFL to the Weekend Athletes

Dr. Michael A. Kelly May 2002
Dr. Michael A. Kelly: Sports Medicine, Knee Injuries & the NBA

March 2002
Dr. Nicholas Sgaglione: Improving Articular Cartilage Injury Repairs

Dr. Clarence Shields February 2002
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Dr. Laszlo Hangody December 2001
Dr. Laszlo Hangody: Revolutionizing Cartilage Repair in the Knee

Dr. Bernard Bach November 2001
Dr. Bernard Bach: Using Research & Education to Help Improve the Treatment of Orthopedic Injuries

Dr. Tim Kremchek October 2001
Dr. Tim Kremchek: Welcoming the Challenges on His Field of Dreams

August 2001
Dr. Jürgen Toft: Pioneer in Knee Biosurgery

July 2001
Dr. Pascal Serge Christel : France's Outstanding Knee Surgeon

June 2001
Dr. Charles Brown: Expert in Meniscal Tear Repair

May 2001
Kevin Stone, M.D.: Strides in Cartilage Growth and Repair

Jack Farr, M.D. April 2001
Jack Farr, M.D.: Restoring Fluid Motion to the Knee: Dr. Jack Farr's Cartilage Approach

Joseph Sklar, M.D. February 2001
Joseph Sklar, M.D.: The Knee from Every Angle

January 2001
Dr. Jeffrey Halbrecht: A Surgeon for All Seasons

December 2000
Dr. Frank Noyes: Solving the Puzzles of the Knee

Dr. John Fulkerson November 2000
Dr. John Fulkerson: The Search for a Better ACL Graft

Dr. Mitchell Sheinkop October 2000
Dr. Mitchell Sheinkop: A Journey in Joint Replacement

Dr. Kenneth Zaslav August 2000
Dr. Kenneth Zaslav: Applying New Techniques to Repair Cartilage

Dr. Richard Steadman July 2000
Dr. Richard Steadman: Pioneer in Cartilage Regeneration

Dr. Peter Fowler June 2000
Dr. Peter Fowler: Beyond the Ligament in ACL Injury

Dr. Louis Meeks May 2000
Dr. Louis Meeks: Innovator and Educator

Dr. Leo Pinczewski April 2000
Dr. Leo Pinczewski: Innovator in ACL Reconstruction

Dr. Freddie Fu January 2000
Dr. Freddie Fu: Tissue Engineering,Gene Therapy in Sports Medicine

Dr. Kenneth Alleyne December 1999
Dr. Kenneth Alleyne: From the Art of Deal to the Arts That Heal

Dr. Peter Simonian November 1999
Dr. Peter Simonian: Sports Medicine for Athletes of All Levels

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