Thank you to our Experts

We wish to thank the following experts who have been medical advisors to the American Arthritis Society and have contributed generously to our information on osteoarthritis (OA). The high level of excellence contained in the practical tips of the Arthritis Info is most of all due to their gracious support and their outstanding expertise. Many of them are among America’s finest experts in the field of osteoarthritis and are world-renowned among their peers. We feel privileged and humbled to say thanks to the following experts:

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Paul Aichroth, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Knee Joint
ret. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Knee Surgery Unit
The Wellington Hospital
London, U.K.

Harlan Amstutz, M.D.

Expert for the Hip Joint and Hip Joint Replacement
Joint Replacement Institute
St. Vincent Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Robert A. Arciero, M.D.

Specialist for Arthroscopic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT

Richard A. Balderston, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Spine
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Robert L. Barrack, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee
Charles F. and Joanne Knight Distinguished Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery Chief of Staff
Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis
St. Louis, MO

Keith R. Berend, M.D.

Expert for Artificial Knee and Hip Joint Replacement
Surgeon
Orthopaedic Surgery
Joint Implant Surgeons Inc.
New Albany, OH

John A. Bergfeld, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Knee Joint
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Daniel J. Berry, M.D.

Expert for Artificial Hip Joint Replacement
Professor and Chair at
Mayo Clinic
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Rochester, MN

Eric M. Bluman, M.D.

Foot Expert
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Brigham Foot and Ankle Center at the Faulkner
Boston, MA

Scott D. Boden, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Spine
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Director at
The Emory Spine Center
Atlanta, GA

Peter J. Brooks, M.D.

Expert on Hip and Hip replacement
Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Joseph A. Buckwalter, M.D.

Expert on Hip, Knee, and General Osteoarthritis
Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Iowa Hospital
Iowa City, IA

Richard I. Burton, M.D.

Expert on the Hand
Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

Hugh U. Cameron, M.D.

Expert for Artificial Hip Joints
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre
Toronto, ON

William N. Capello, M.D.

Professor Emeritus
Indiana University
School of Medicine
Clinical Building, Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN

Robert H. Cofield, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder
Professor and Chair
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
The Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

William P. Cooney III, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hand
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Prosports
Vero Beach, FL

Michael J. Coughlin, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Saint Alphonsus Medical Group
Boise, ID

Jesse C. DeLee, M.D.

Expert for Total Knee Arthroplasty
San Antonio, TX

Lawrence D. Dorr, M.D.

Expert for Joint Replacement
The Dorr Arthritis Institute
Ground Floor
637 S. Lukas Ave.
Los Angeles, CA

Scott F. Dye, M.D.

Expert for Artificial Knee Joint Replacement
San Francisco, CA

Gerard Engh, M.D.

Expert for Total Knee Arthroplasty
Alexandria, VA

Jean-Pierre C. Farcy, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Spine
Professor of
Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY

Niklaus F. Friederich

Expert on the Knee Joint
Professor
Word Arthrosis Organization
Heidelberg, Germany

Freddie H. Fu, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Knee Joint
Professor and Chairman
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Steven R. Garfin, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Spine
Perlman Medical Office
La Jolla, CA

William B. Geissler, M.D.

Expert on Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Joints
Professor of Orthopaedics
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Andreas H. Gomoll, M.D.

Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Arthroscopy
Assistant Professor
Cartilage Repair Center
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Chestnut Hill, MA

Thomas P. Gross, M.D.

Expert on Hip and Hip Replacement Joints
Orthopaedic Surgeon
South Carolina Joint Replacement Center
Midlands Orthopaedics
Columbia, SC

William G. Hamilton, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Anderson Orthopedic Clinic
Alexandria, VA

Harry N. Herkowitz, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Spine
William Beaumont Hospital
Medical Office Building
Royal Oak, MI

Philippe Hernigou, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Professor and Chairman
Orthopaedic Surgery
Hôpital Henri Mondor
Creteil, France

William J. Hozack, M.D.

Expert for Artificial Hip Joints
Rothman Institute
Philadelphia, PA

Joseph P. Iannotti, M.D., Ph.D

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder
Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedics
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

Douglas Wayne Jackson, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Knee Joint
Corona del Mar, CA

Roland Jakob, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Knee Joint
Director and Chief
Hôpital Cantonal
Fribourg, Switzerland

Donald Hugh Johnson, M.D.

Specialist for Arthroscopy and Artificial Knee Joints
Sports Medicine Clinic
Ottawa, ON

Jesse B. Jupiter, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hand and Shoulder
Yawkey Center
Massachussetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Neil Kahanovitz, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Spine
Director of Spine Surgery
The Center for Orthopaedics
West Orange, NJ

Richard T. Laughlin, M.D.

Expert on the Foot and Ankle Joints
Professor and Chair
Orthopaedic Surgery, Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation
Wright State University
Dayton, OH

Steven J. MacDonald, M.D.

Expert on Artificial Knee Joints
Orthopaedic Surgery
London HSC, University Hospital
London, ON

William J. Maloney, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Orthopaedic Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Redwood City, CA

Craig D. Morgan, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis and Arthroscopy of the Knee Joint
Morgan-Kalman Clinic
Wilmington, DE

Ronald Moskovich, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Spine
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Assoc. Chief of Spine Surgery
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY

Peter M. Murray, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hand and Elbow
Medical Director for Education, Professor for Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Hand and Microsurgery
The Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL

Edward A. Nalebuff, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hand
Professor and former Chief of Hand Surgery
New England Baptist Hospital
Tufts University School of Medicine
Newton Centre, MA

Bryan J. Nestor, M.D.

Expert on Knee Joint Replacement
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Total Joint Replacement
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY

James A. Nunley, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Professor and Chief
Duke University Medical Center
Room 5332, Duke South - Orange Zone 5th
Durham, NC

Glenn B. Pfeffer, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Director
Foot and Ankle Center
Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedic Center
Los Angeles, CA

Eric L. Radin, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis
Adjunct Professor
Tufts University Medical School
Marion, MA

E. Greer Richardson, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle Joint
Professor of the Campbell Clinic
Department of Orthopaedics
Germantown, TN

Daniel K. Riew, M.D.

Chief of Cervical Spine Surgery
Cervical Spine Institute
Washington Universtiy Orthopedics
St Louis, MO

Thomas D. Rosenberg, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Knee Joint
Co-Director
Rosenberg Cooley Metcalf
The Orthopaedic Clinic
Park City, UT

Aaron G. Rosenberg, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Rush Medical College
Chicago, IL

Melvin P. Rosenwasser, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hand
Professor of Hand Surgery
Columbia Orthopaedics
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Harry E. Rubash, M.D.

Expert for Joint Replacement
Professor at Harvard Medical School
Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Richard F. Santore, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee
Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Medical Group of San Diego
San Diego, CA

Thomas P. Schmalzried, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee
Associate Medical Director
Joint Replacement Institute
St. Vincent Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

K. Donald Shelbourne, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Knee Joint
Assoc. Professor at
Indiana University School of Medicine
Shelbourne Knee Center
Indianapolis, IN

Joseph H. Sklar, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Knee Joint
New England Orthopaedic Surgeons
Springfield, MA

Volker K. H. Sonntag, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Spine
Barrow Neurosurgical Associates, Ltd.
Phoenix, AZ

Michael Strobel, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis and Arthroscopy of the Knee Joint
Professor
Zentrum für Spezielle Kniechirurgie
ATOS Klinik
Munich, Germany

Julio Taleisnik, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hand
The Hand Care Center
Orange, CA

Andrew L. Terrono Jr, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hand
c/o Hand Surgical Associates
Boston, MA

Hans K. Uhthoff, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder and Artificial Hip Joints
Professor Emeritus
125 Juliana Road
ON, K1M 1J2

Alexander Vaccaro, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Spine
Professor, President of the Rothman Institute
Orthopedic Surgery
Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, PA

Jeffrey C. Wang, M.D.

Expert on the Spine
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery
Spine Center
Keck Hospital of USC
Los Angeles, CA

Russell F. Warren, M.D.

Expert for Joint Replacement and Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Surgeon-in-chief-Emeritus
New York, NY

Andrew J. Weiland, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hand
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY

Gerald R. Williams Jr, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder
The Rothman Institute
Philadelphia, PA

Michael Wirth, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder
Professor at the University of Texas
Department of Orthopaedics
Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX

Michael B. Wood, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Hand
Department of Orthopedics
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL

Paul H. Young, M.D.

Expert on the Spine
Neurosurgeon
St Anthony Medical Center
St. Louis, MO

Hans Zollinger-Kies, M.D.

Expert on Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Orthopaedic Consultant
Orthopädische Chirurgie und Traumatologie
Fußzentrum Hirslanden
Zurich, Switzerland

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