March Featured Author

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Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc

Director of Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder and Sports Medicine
The Steadman Clinic
Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Vail, Colorado

From the March issue: Comprehensive Arthroscopic Management of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis: Preoperative Factors Predictive of Treatment Failure

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Millett discuss his article in the March issue.

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Dr. Peter J. Millett is a partner at the Steadman Clinic who specializes in disorders of the shoulder, knee, elbow and sports-related injuries. He serves as director of shoulder surgery and is a researcher and board member at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. Dr. Millett has been consistently selected as one of the “Best Doctors in America” and has been ranked in the top 1% of Orthopaedic Surgeons by U.S. News and World Reports.

As a shoulder and sports medicine specialist, Dr. Millett has treated elite athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, PGA, Formula One, X-Games, and the Olympics. Dr. Millett is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, the Orthopaedic Research Society, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the German Arthroscopy Association (AGA), the Sports Council, and the The Herodicus Society. Among other journals, Dr. Millett also serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He has authored over 200 papers and is noted for his work on double row rotator cuff repair, AC joint injuries, shoulder instability, and the arthroscopic treatment of glenohumeral osteoarthritis. During his career, he has trained over 70 fellows from the U.S. and abroad.

Dr. Millett attended the University of Scranton and Dartmouth Medical School, earned a master’s of science degree while studying skeletal biology at the University of Cambridge, and did his orthopaedic residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. After a fellowship in shoulder, knee, and sports medicine with Drs. Richard Steadman and Richard Hawkins in Vail, Dr. Millett joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School, working with noted shoulder expert Professor J.P. Warner. While at Harvard, he served as the co-director of the Harvard Shoulder Service, before returning to Vail to assume his current post.

Selected Other Published Work in AJSM

Montgomery SR, Katthagen JC, Mikula JD, Marchetti DC, Tahal DS, Dornan GJ, Dahl KD, Brady AW, Turnbull TL, Millett PJ. Anatomic and Biomechanical Comparison of the Classic and Congruent-Arc Techniques of the Latarjet Procedure. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Feb 1. doi: 10.1177/0363546516685318.

Raynor MB, Horan MP, Greenspoon JA, Katthagen JC, Millett PJ. Outcomes After Arthroscopic Pancapsular Capsulorrhaphy With Suture Anchors for the Treatment of Multidirectional Glenohumeral Instability in Athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12): 3188-3197.

Mitchell JJ, Horan MP, Greenspoon JA, Menge TJ, Tahal DS, Millett PJ. Survivorship and Patient-Reported Outcomes After Comprehensive Arthroscopic Management of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis: Minimum 5-Year Follow-up. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12): 3206-3213.

Mitchell JJ, Warner BT, Horan MP, Raynor MB, Menge TJ, Greenspoon JA, Millett PJ. Comprehensive Arthroscopic Management of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis: Preoperative Factors Predictive of Treatment Failure. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Nov 11.

Katthagen JC, Marchetti DC, Dahl KD, Turnbull TL, Millett PJBiomechanical Comparison of Surgical Techniques for Resection Arthroplasty of the Sternoclavicular JointAm J Sports Med. 2016 Jul; 44(7): 1832-6. doi: 10.1177/0363546516639302.

Mook WR, Petri M, Greenspoon JA, Horan MP, Dornan GJ, Millett PJ. Clinical and Anatomic Predictors of Outcomes After the Latarjet Procedure for the Treatment of Anterior Glenohumeral Instability With Combined Glenoid and Humeral Bone Defects. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jun; 44(6):1407-16. doi: 10.1177/0363546516634089.

Bhatia S, Greenspoon JA, Horan MP, Warth RJ, Millett PJ. Two-Year Outcomes After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair in Recreational Athletes Older Than 70 Years. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Jul; 43(7): 1737-42. doi: 10.1177/0363546515577623.

Euler SA, Smith SD, Williams BT, Dornan GJ, Millett PJ, Wijdicks CA. Biomechanical analysis of subpectoral biceps tenodesis: effect of screw malpositioning on proximal humeral strength. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Jan; 43(1): 69-74. doi: 10.1177/0363546514554563.

Warth RJ, Spiegl UJ, Millett PJScapulothoracic bursitis and snapping scapula syndrome: a critical review of current evidenceAm J Sports Med. 2015 Jan; 43(1): 236-45. doi: 10.1177/0363546514526373.

Spiegl UJ, Smith SD, Todd JN, Coatney GA, Wijdicks CA, Millett PJ. Biomechanical Comparison of Arthroscopic Single- and Double-Row Repair Techniques for Acute Bony Bankart Lesions. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Aug; 42(8): 1939-46. doi: 10.1177/0363546514532782.

Spiegl UJ, Smith SD, Euler SA, Dornan GJ, Millett PJ, Wijdicks CA. Biomechanical Consequences of Coracoclavicular Reconstruction Techniques on Clavicle Strength. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Jul; 42(7): 1724-30. doi: 10.1177/0363546514524159.

Martetschläger F, Warth RJ, Millett PJInstability and degenerative arthritis of the sternoclavicular joint: a current concepts reviewAm J Sports Med. 2014 Apr; 42(4): 999-1007. doi: 10.1177/0363546513498990.

Martetschläger F, Horan MP, Warth RJ, Millett PJ. Complications after anatomic fixation and reconstruction of the coracoclavicular ligaments. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Dec; 41(12): 2896-903. doi: 10.1177/0363546513502459.

Millett PJ, Horan MP, Martetschläger F. The “bony Bankart bridge” technique for restoration of anterior shoulder stability. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Mar; 41(3): 608-14. doi: 10.1177/0363546512472880.

Giphart JE, Elser F, Dewing CB, Torry MR, Millett PJ. The long head of the biceps tendon has minimal effect on in vivo glenohumeral kinematics: a biplane fluoroscopy study. Am J Sports Med. 2012 Jan;40(1):202-12. doi: 10.1177/0363546511423629.

February Featured Author

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Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA

Associate Chairman and Professor, Department of Orthopedics
Chairman, Department of Surgery, Rush OPH
Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee Surgery
Section Head, Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush
Team Physician Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

From the February issue: Hyaluronic Acid Versus Platelet-Rich Plasma: A Prospective, Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Clinical Outcomes and Effects on Intra-articular Biology for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Cole discuss his article in the February issue.

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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. In 2015, he was appointed as an Associate-Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at Rush. In 2011, he was appointed as Chairman of Surgery at Rush Oak Park Hospital. He is the Section Head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center at Rush specializing in the treatment of arthritis in young active patients with a focus on regenerative medicine and biologic alternatives to surgery.  Through his basic science and clinical research, he has developed several innovative techniques for the treatment of shoulder, elbow, and knee conditions. He has published more than 1,000 articles and 10 widely read textbooks in orthopedics and regenerative medicine.

Dr. Cole has been frequently chosen as one of the “Best Doctors in America” since 2004 and as a “Top Doctor” in the Chicago metro area since 2003. In 2006, he was featured on the cover of Chicago Magazine as “Chicago’s Top Doctor” and was selected as NBA Team Physician of the Year in 2009. Orthopedics This Week has named Dr. Cole as one of the top 20 sports medicine, knee, and shoulder specialists repeatedly over the last 5 years as selected by his peers. He is the head team physician for the Chicago Bulls NBA team, co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox MLB team, and DePaul University in Chicago.

Selected Other Published Work in AJSM

Saltzman BM, Leroux T, Meyer MA, Basques BA, Chahal J, Bach BR, Yanke AB, Cole BJ. The Therapeutic Effect of Intra-Articular Normal Saline Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Meta-Analysis of Evidence Level 1 Studies. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Nov.

Riboh JC, Saltzman BM, Yanke AB, Cole BJHuman amniotic membrane-derived products in sports medicine:  Basic science, early results and potential clinical applications. Am J Sports Med, 2016 Sep; 44 (9): 2425-34.

Padaki AS, Cole BJ, Ahmad CS. Concussion Incidence and Return-to-Play Time in National Basketball Association Players: Results from 2006 to 2014. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Sep; 44 (9): 2263-8.

Cole BJ, Karas V, Hussey K, Pilz K, Fortier LA. Hyaluronic Acid Versus Platelet-Rich Plasma: A Prospective, Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Clinical Outcomes and Effects on Intra-articular Biology for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Sep.

Leroux TS, Saltzman BM, Meyer M, Frank RM, Bach BR Jr, Cole BJ, Romeo AA, Verma NN. The Influence of Evidence-Based Surgical Indications and Techniques on Failure Rates After Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization in the Contact or Collision Athlete With Anterior Shoulder Instability. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Aug.

Getgood A, LaPrade RF, Verdonk P, Gersoff W, Cole BJ, Spalding T; IMREF Group. International Meniscus Reconstruction Experts Forum (IMREF) 2015 Consensus Statement on the Practice of Meniscal Allograft Transplantation. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Aug.

Cvetanovich GL, Riboh JC, Tilton AK, Cole BJ. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation Improves Knee-Specific Functional Outcomes and Health-Related Quality of Life in Adolescent Patients. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Aug.

MARS Multicenter Group. Meniscal and Articular Cartilage Predictors of Clinical Outcome After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jul.

Makhni EC, Saltzman BM, Meyer MA, Moutzouros V, Cole BJ, Romeo AA, Verma NN. Outcomes After Shoulder and Elbow Injury in Baseball Players: Are We Reporting What Matters? Am J Sports Med. 2016 Apr.

Cvetanovich GL, Chalmers PN, Verma NN, Cole BJ, Bach BR. Risk Factors for Short-term Complications of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the United States. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jan.

 

January Featured Author

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Captain (Select) Matthew T. Provencher, MD, MC USNR
Shoulder, Knee, and Sports Surgery, The Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Edwards, Colorado

From the January issue: Surgical Release of the Pectoralis Minor Tendon for Scapular Dyskinesia and Shoulder Pain

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Provencher discuss his article in the January issue.

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Captain (Select) Matthew T. Provencher, MD MC US, a native of Barrington, New Hampshire went to Oyster River High School in Durham, New Hampshire and then attended the United States Naval Academy, where he was appointed the Deputy Brigade Commander (Second in command), graduated with Distinction (Highest Honors) with a Major in Electrical Engineering, and was Secretary of the Navy Distinguished Graduate. He was also inducted into Phi Kappa Phi (The National Honor Society), Tau Beta Pi (The National Engineering Honor Society), and Sigma Pi Sigma (The National Physics Honor Society). He was also a 4-year varsity oarsman and First-Team All-American at Navy, and named Most Valuable Oarsman. He completed his medical education at Dartmouth Medical School where he graduated with honors and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

Dr. Provencher completed his orthopaedic residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego and his orthopaedic shoulder knee and sports surgery fellowship at Rush University.  A prolific researcher, he has received numerous academic and research awards including the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) Science Award; the ISAKOS Richard Caspari Award; and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Aircast Research Award. He was also selected for several prestigious traveling fellowships, including the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) John Fahey North American Traveling Fellowship, the American-British-Canadian (ABC) Fellowship, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Traveling Fellowship. In addition, he has received several peer-reviewed research grants totaling over $1.5 million to study topics such as shoulder instability, rotator cuff injuries, and ACL tears from funding agencies including OREF, PRORP, and The Departments of the Army and Navy.

CAPT (Sel.) Provencher served as an Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Naval Medical Center San Diego from 2004 to 2013, and was Director of the Sports Medicine and Surgery Program from 2007 to 2013. As the Head Orthopaedic Team Physician for the Navy Seal Teams 1, 3, 5 and 7, he was also instrumental in setting up the Special Forces Tactical Athlete Program – a comprehensive wellness, injury prevention and rehabilitation program for Naval Special Forces. In addition to his orthopaedic duties, CAPT(Sel.) Provencher performed extensive Humanitarian and Disaster Relief (HDR) work.  In this capacity, he served as the Director for Surgical Services (DSS) for three years on the USNS Mercy (TAH-19) and was the surgical leader (DSS) during Pacific Partnership 2012 – the largest Humanitarian and Civic Action in the Asia-Pacific region focused on building stronger relationships and building disaster response capabilities with partner nations.  In this capacity, he led a 500-member medical-surgical team on a 5 country Disaster Relief training mission in the Asia Pacific region in 2010 and 2012.

In 2012, Dr. Provencher then took on the positions of Chief of Sports Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Visiting Professor of Harvard Medical School, and Medical Director and Head Team Physician for The New England Patriots football team. He was the Medical Director of the Patriots during the 2014 Super Bowl Championship season. In addition to these positions, he also acted as an assistant team physician for the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins. Following his time at MGH, Dr. Provencher began his orthopaedic duties at The Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute in March 2016. For his academic achievements in the realm of Sports Medicine and Surgery he was elected into the prestigious Herodicus Society in 2010, which identifies excellence in Orthopaedic Sports Surgery.  He was also nominated to The Board of Directors for the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) from 2011-2013.  He serves on numerous national and international committees and was the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) 2014 Program Director as well as the Co-Director of the San Diego Shoulder Institute Annual Meeting. Dr. Provencher remains active in the publishing leadership realm as the Assistant Editor in Chief of The Arthroscopy Journal. He is an active member of Arthroscopy Association of AANA, AOSSM, ISAKOS, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), and the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS).

Dr. Provencher was recently named one of the Top 28 Shoulder Surgeons in the United States and also one of the Top 28 Knee Surgeons in the United States by Orthopaedics Today, and is recognized by Becker’s Orthopaedics as “One of 59 Great Orthopaedic Surgeons”. His research includes over 165 peer-reviewed publications and articles, 148 chapters, and has authored 5 textbooks. He continues his duties in the Navy as a Reservist. Dr. Provencher resides in Edwards, CO with his wife and four children.

Selected Other Published Work in AJSM

Arciero RA, Parrino A, Bernhardson AS, Provencher MT, et al. The effect of a combined glenoid and Hill-Sachs defect on glenohumeral stability: a biomechanical cadaveric study using 3-dimensional modeling of 142 patients. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015; 43(6):1422-1429. doi:10.1177/0363546515574677.

Bernhardson AS, Bailey JR, Solomon DJ, Stanley M, Provencher MT. Glenoid bone loss in the setting of an anterior labroligamentous periosteal sleeve avulsion tear. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014; 42(9):2136-2140. doi:10.1177/0363546514539912.

Bhatia S, Van Thiel GS, Gupta D, Provencher MT, et al. Comparison of glenohumeral contact pressures and contact areas after glenoid reconstruction with latarjet or distal tibial osteochondral allografts. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013; 41(8):1900-1908. doi:10.1177/0363546513490646.

Frank RM, Mall NA, Gupta D, Provencher MT, et al. Inferior suture anchor placement during arthroscopic Bankart repair: influence of portal placement and curved drill guide. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014; 42(5):1182-1189. doi:10.1177/0363546514523722.

Frank RM, Shin J, Saccomanno MF, Provencher MT, et al. Comparison of glenohumeral contact pressures and contact areas after posterior glenoid reconstruction with an iliac crest bone graft or distal tibial osteochondral allograft. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014; 42(11):2574-2582. doi:10.1177/0363546514545860.

McCormick F, Nwachukwu BU, Solomon D, Provencher MT, et al. The efficacy of biceps tenodesis in the treatment of failed superior labral anterior posterior repairs. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014; 42(4):820-825. doi:10.1177/0363546513520122.

McNeil JW, Beaulieu-Jones BR, Bernhardson AS, Provencher MT, et al. Classification and Analysis of Attritional Glenoid Bone Loss in Recurrent Anterior Shoulder Instability. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. Published online first before print December 2016. doi:10.1177/0363546516677736.

Mologne TS, Cory E, Hansen BC, Provencher MT, et al. Osteochondral allograft transplant to the medial femoral condyle using a medial or lateral femoral condyle allograft: is there a difference in graft sources? The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014; 42(9):2205-2213. doi:10.1177/0363546514540446.

Provencher MT, McCormick F, Dewing C, McIntire S, Solomon D. A prospective analysis of 179 type 2 superior labrum anterior and posterior repairs: outcomes and factors associated with success and failure. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013; 41(4):880-886. doi:10.1177/0363546513477363.

Waltz RA, Solomon DJ, Provencher MT. A Radiographic Assessment of Failed Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Can Magnetic Resonance Imaging Predict Graft Integrity? The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014; 42(7):1652-1660. doi:10.1177/0363546514532335.

December Featured Author

 

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Scott A. Rodeo, MD
Co-Chief Emeritus of the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service,
Co-Director, Tissue Engineering, Regeneration, and Repair Program
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Hospital for Special Surgery
Head Team Physician, New York Giants Football
New York, New York

From the December issue: Clinical and Ultrasonographic Evaluations of the Shoulders of Elite Swimmers

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Rodeo discuss his article in the December issue.

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Dr. Scott Rodeo is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and is an Attending Surgeon at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Hospital for Special Surgery, where he is Co-Chief Emeritus of the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service and Co-Director of the Tissue Engineering, Regeneration and Repair Program. He is Head Team Physician for the New York Giants Football Team. Dr. Rodeo served as a Team Physician for the United States Olympic Team in 2004, 2008, and 2012.  His clinical practice involves orthopaedic sports medicine, with specialty interest in complex knee reconstruction (ligament, meniscus and cartilage surgery), tendon repair in the shoulder and other joints, and shoulder instability.  Rodeo graduated cum laude from Stanford University, where he completed his undergraduate work while competing on the Stanford Swimming Team. He completed medical school graduating with honors from Cornell University Medical College.

Selected Other Published Work in AJSM

Scott A. Rodeo, Joseph T. Nguyen, John T. Cavanaugh, Yashika Patel, and Ronald S. Adler. “Clinical and Ultrasonographic Evaluations of the Shoulders of Elite Swimmers.” Am J Sports Med. 2016 Dec.

Brian C. Werner, Nicole S. Belkin, Steve Kennelly, Leigh Weiss, Ronnie P. Barnes, Scott A. Rodeo, Russell F. Warren, and Robert N. Hotchkiss. “Injuries to the Collateral Ligaments of the Metacarpophalangeal Joint of the Thumb, Including Simultaneous Combined Thumb Ulnar and Radial Collateral Ligament Injuries, in National Football League Athletes.” Am J Sports Med. 2016 Aug.

Alan Getgood, Robert F. LaPrade, Scott A. Rodeo, et al. “International Meniscus Reconstruction Experts Forum (IMREF) 2015 Consensus Statement on the Practice of Meniscal Allograft Transplantation.” Am J Sports Med. 2016 Aug.

Scott A. Rodeo. “Biologic Approaches in Sports Medicine: Potential, Perils, and Paths Forward.” Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jul.

Alexander E. Weber, Demetris Delos, Hanna N. Oltean, Katherine Vadasdi, John Cavanaugh, Hollis G. Potter, and Scott A. Rodeo. “Tibial and Femoral Tunnel Changes After ACL Reconstruction: A Prospective 2-Year Longitudinal MRI Study.” Am J Sports Med. 2015 May.

Alice J.S. Fox, Michael O. Schär, Florian Wanivenhaus, Tony Chen, Erik Attia, Nikolaus B. Binder, Miguel Otero, Susannah L. Gilbert, Joseph T. Nguyen, Salma Chaudhury, Russell F. Warren, and Scott A. Rodeo. “Fluoroquinolones Impair Tendon Healing in a Rat Rotator Cuff Repair Model: A Preliminary Study.”Am J Sports Med. 2014 Dec.

Demetris Delos, Matthew J. Leineweber, Salma Chaudhury, Saif Alzoobaee, Yingxin Gao, and Scott A. Rodeo. “The effect of platelet-rich plasma on muscle contusion healing in a rat model.” Am J Sports Med. 2014 Sep.

Carolyn M. Hettrich, Selom Gasinu, Brandon S. Beamer, Mark Stasiak, Alice Fox, Patrick Birmingham, Olivia Ying, Xiang-Hua Deng, and Scott A. Rodeo. “The Effect of Mechanical Load on Tendon-to-Bone Healing in a Rat Model.” Am J Sports Med. 2014 May.

Ian D. Hutchinson, Cathal J. Moran, Hollis G. Potter, Russell F. Warren, and Scott A. Rodeo. “Restoration of the Meniscus: Form and Function.” Am J Sports Med. 2014 Apr.

Michael E. Angeline, Richard Ma, Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, Clifford Voigt, Xiang Hua Deng, Russell F. Warren, and Scott A. Rodeo. “Effect of diet-induced vitamin D deficiency on rotator cuff healing in a rat model.” Am J Sports Med. 2014 Jan.

November Featured Author

sennettBrian J. Sennett, MD
Chief of Sports Medicine, Vice Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, Associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

From the November issue: T1p Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Assess Cartilage Damage After Primary Shoulder Dislocation.

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Sennett discuss his article in the November issue.

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Brian J. Sennett, MD is the chief of Sports Medicine, vice chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, and an associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Sennett received his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he completed two surgical fellowships in sports medicine and upper extremity surgery at both the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Mississippi.

Following his education and training, Sennett began his career at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia in 1995, before joining the faculty in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1999 as the chief of Sports Medicine. Over the course of his career, Sennett has authored more than 80 articles and book chapters and has been recognized as one of the top educators in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He has received numerous research awards and is consistently included in the Top Doctors in America list, and “Top Doctors” in Philadelphia Magazine in the category of “Sports Medicine.” In 2014, Sennett was inducted into the inaugural class of the Academy of Master Clinicians in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Sennett also serves as Head Team Physician for Penn Athletics at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to overseeing all of the medical care for the University of Pennsylvania’s athletic programs, he had served as the Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia 76ers and Drexel University and as Assistant Team Physician for the Philadelphia Eagles. Sennett is currently an orthopaedic consultant to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Originally from New England, Sennett attended college at Brown University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Biology. Sennett also played Division I baseball, was an All-Ivy League Team selection and was selected to the Academic All-American Team.

 

October Featured Author

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Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, WBAMC
El Paso, Texas

From the October issue: Medialized Clavicular Bone Tunnel Position Predicts Failure After Anatomic Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction in Young, Active Male Patients

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Musahl discuss his article in the October issue.

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Colonel Mark P. Pallis is a native of Branchville, New Jersey.  A Distinguished Military Graduate, Colonel Pallis earned his commission from Duke University in 1992. Colonel Pallis holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Duke University and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.  He completed a Transitional Internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Tripler Army Medical Center, and the John A. Feagin, Jr. Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at West Point.  He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a sub-specialty certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.   He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a graduate of the US Army Command and General Staff College.

Colonel Pallis has served in both clinical and operational leadership roles.  After completing residency training, he served as a staff orthopaedic surgeon, then Orthopaedic Clinic Chief, then Orthopaedic Service Chief and finally, Chief, Department of Surgery at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, KY.  He has served as Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Deputy Commander for Clinical Services at William Beaumont Army Medical Center.  He holds the title of Associate Professor of Surgery at both the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Texas Tech University, as well as Associate Professor at Baylor University Graduate School.  He currently serves as the Orthopaedic Surgery Consultant to the U.S. Army Surgeon General and is responsible for over 250 Army orthopaedic surgeons and residents worldwide.

In 2011, he completed the prestigious American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Leadership Fellows Program. In 2015, he was an American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Traveling Fellow on the Asia-Pacific tour.  He currently serves as the U.S. Army Delegate to the AAOS Board of Councilors.  He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons and on committees in several national associations. He is a scientific reviewer for three peer-reviewed journals.  He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and has presented his research at national and international venues.  He holds the Surgeon General’s “A” Proficiency Designator and is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.

Selected Other Published Work in AJSM

Eisenstein M, Lanzi J, Waterman B, Pallis M. “Medialized Clavicular Bone Tunnel Position Predicts Failure after Anatomic Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction in Young, Active Male Patients.” Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jul 12. PMID: 27407087.

Waterman B, Rensing N, Cameron K, Owens B, Pallis M. “Survivorship of Meniscal Allograft Transplantation in a High-Demand Patient Population.” Am J Sports Med. 2016 May; 44(5):1237-42.  PMID: 26888878.

Roach C, Haley C, Cameron K, Pallis M, Svoboda S, Owens B. “The Epidemiology of Medial Collateral Ligament Sprains in Young Athletes.”  Am Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014; 42(5):1103-9.  PMID: 24603529

Pallis M, Haley C, Cameron K, Svoboda S, Owens B. “Epidemiology of Acromioclavicular Joint Injury in Young Athletes.”  Am Journal of Sports Medicine. 2012; 40:9: 2072-77.  PMID: 22707749

Pallis M, Svoboda S, Cameron K, Owens B. “Survival Comparison of Allograft and Autograft ACL Reconstruction   at United States  Military Academy.”    Am Journal of Sports Medicine. 2012; 40:6: 1242-46. PMID: 22534281

September Featured Author

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Volker Musahl, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Bioengineering
University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering
Pittsburgh, PA

From the September issue: Validation of Quantitative Measures of Rotatory Knee Laxity

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Musahl discuss his article in the September issue.

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After earning his medical degree at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg in Germany, Dr. Musahl moved to the United States, where he completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh, and a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery Sports Medicine and Shoulder in New York City. In addition to his work as a University of Pittsburgh Associate Professor and a leading Orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Musahl is also co-head team physician for the University of Pittsburgh football team, and team physician for Carlow University and Mt. Lebanon High School.

His research interests include knee and shoulder biomechanics. Dr. Musahl specializes in Sports Medicine; he provides comprehensive care of injuries to the knee, shoulder, elbow, hip and ankle. Currently, Dr. Musahl is Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, Program Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship, and Medical Director at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine.

Selected Other Published Work in AJSM

Rahnemai-Azar, A.A.,  Miller, R.M.,  Guenther, D.,  Fu, F.H.,  Lesniak, B.P.,  Musahl, V.,  Debski, R.E. Structural Properties of the Anterolateral Capsule and Iliotibial Band of the Knee  (Article) American Journal of Sports Medicine Volume 44, Issue 4, 2015, Pages 892-897

Kopf, S.,  Musahl, V.,  Bignozzi, S.,  Irrgang, J.J.,  Zaffagnini, S.,  Fu, F.H. In vivo kinematic evaluation of anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction  (Article) American Journal of Sports Medicine. Volume 42, Issue 9, 1 September 2014, Pages 2172-2177.

Musahl, V.,  Bedi, A.,  Citak, M.,  O’Loughlin, P.,  Choi, D.,  Pearle, A.D. Effect of single-bundle and double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions on pivot-shift kinematics in anterior cruciate ligament- and meniscus-deficient knees  (Article). American Journal of Sports Medicine Volume 39, Issue 2, February 2011, Pages 289-295

Bedi, A.,  Maak, T.,  Musahl, V.Citak, M.,  O’Loughlin, P.F.,  Choi, D.,  Pearle, A.D. Effect of tibial tunnel position on stability of the knee after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: Is the tibial tunnel position most important?  (Article) American Journal of Sports Medicine Volume 39, Issue 2, February 2011, Pages 366-373.

Musahl, V.Fu, F.H Letter to the editor  (Letter) American Journal of Sports Medicine . Volume 38, Issue 9, September 2010, Pages NP1.

Musahl, V.,  Fu, F.H. Influence of the anteromedial and posterolateral bundles of the anterior cruciate ligament on external and internal tibiofemoral rotation.  (Note) The American Journal of Sports Medicine. Volume 38, Issue 9, September 2010, Pages NP1; author reply NP1-2.

Bedi, A.,  Musahl, V.,  O’Loughlin, P.,  Maak, T.,  Citak, M.,  Dixon, P.,  Pearle, A.D. A comparison of the effect of central anatomical single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on pivot-shift kinematics  (Article) American Journal of Sports Medicine Volume 38, Issue 9, September 2010, Pages 1788-1794.

Musahl, V.Citak, M.,  O’Loughlin, P.F.,  Choi, D.,  Bedi, A.,  Pearle, A.D. The effect of medial versus lateral meniscectomy on the stability of the anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee  (Article) American Journal of Sports Medicine . Volume 38, Issue 8, August 2010, Pages 1591-1597

Musahl, V.,  Jordan, S.S.,  Colvin, A.C.,  Tranovich, M.J.,  Irrgang, J.J.,  Harner, C.D. Practice patterns for combined anterior cruciate ligament and meniscal surgery in the United States  (Article) American Journal of Sports Medicine. Volume 38, Issue 5, May 2010, Pages 918-923

Musahl, V.,  Plakseychuk, A.,  VanScyoc, A.,  Sasaki, T.,  Debski, R.E.,  McMahon, P.J.,  Fu, F.H. Varying femoral tunnels between the anatomical footprint and isometric positions: Effect on kinematics of the anterior cruciate ligaments-reconstructed knee  (Article) American Journal of Sports Medicine. Volume 33, Issue 5, May 2005, Pages 712-718

Zantop, T.,  Eggers, A.K.,  Musahl, V.,  Weimann, A.,  Petersen, W. Cyclic testing of flexible all-inside meniscus suture anchors: Biomechanical analysis  (Article) American Journal of Sports Medicine Volume 33, Issue 3, March 2005, Pages 388-394

Nickel, C.,  Zernial, O.,  Musahl, V.,  Hansen, U.,  Zantop, T.,  Petersen, W. A prospective study of kitesurfing injuries  (Article) American Journal of Sports Medicine Volume 32, Issue 4, June 2004, Pages 921-927

Burkart, A.,  Debski, R.E.,  Musahl, V.,  McMahon, P.J. Glenohumeral translations are only partially restored after repair of a simulated type II superior labral lesion  (Article) American Journal of Sports Medicine. Volume 31, Issue 1, January 2003, Pages 56-63