November Featured Author

Dr. Bugbee

William D. Bugbee, MD
Division of Orthopaedics, Scripps Clinic
Department of Orthopaedics, University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California, USA

From the November Issue: Revision Osteochondral Allograft Transplantations: Do They Work?

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Bugbee discuss his article from the November issue.


Dr Bugbee is an attending physician in the Division of Orthopaedics, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California and Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of California, San Diego. His clinical interests are in arthritis surgery of the hip and knee, joint replacement and cartilage restoration and transplantation. Research interests include osteochondral transplantation, cartilage tissue engineering and biologic response to implants.

Selected Other Published Works in AJSM

The In Vivo Performance of Osteochondral Allografts in the Goat Is Diminished With Extended Storage and Decreased Cartilage Cellularity Am J Sports Med August 2012 40 1814-1823; published online before print June 15, 2012, doi:10.1177/0363546512449321

Etanercept Enhances Preservation of Osteochondral Allograft Viability Am J Sports Med July 2011 39 1494-1499; published online before print March 9, 2011, doi:10.1177/0363546511398645

Chondrocyte Viability Is Higher After Prolonged Storage at 37°C Than at 4°C for Osteochondral Grafts Am J Sports Med November 2009 37 24S-32S; published online before print October 27, 2009, doi:10.1177/0363546509351496

Analysis of Cartilage Tissue on a Cellular Level in Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Retrievals Am J Sports Med December 2007 35 2022-2032; published online before print August 27, 2007, doi:10.1177/0363546507305017

Fresh Osteochondral Allografting in the Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Femoral Condyle Am J Sports Med June 2007 35 907-914; published online before print March 16, 2007, doi:10.1177/0363546507299932

Does Subchondral Bone Affect the Fate of Osteochondral Allografts During Storage? Am J Sports Med April 2006 34 586-591; published online before print December 28, 2005, doi:10.1177/0363546505281815

Analysis of Stored Osteochondral Allografts at the Time of Surgical Implantation Am J Sports Med October 2005 33 1479-1484; published online before print July 11, 2005, doi:10.1177/0363546505275010

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