May Featured Author

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Greg Maletis, MD

Kaiser Permanente
Department of Orthopedics, Baldwin Park
Clinical Professor of Orthopedics
Keck/USC School of Medicine

From the May issue: Increased Risk of Revision After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Bone–Patellar Tendon–Bone Allografts Compared With Autografts

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Maletis discuss his article in the May issue.

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Dr. Maletis is a practicing orthopedic surgeon at the Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Facility. In addition, he has an appointment as a Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery in the Keck/USC School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Orthopedics at USC and a sports medicine fellowship at LSU. He has served as the Lead Physician of the Kaiser Permanente ACL Registry, now the largest ACL registry in the US. The registry team has published over 30 papers and had numerous paper presentations at national and international meetings. His work has focused on the risk factors associated with risk of revision after ACL surgery. He is also one of the co-founders of the International ACL Registry Group which is a coalition of ACL Registries from around the world.

Selected Other Published Work in AJSM

Maletis GB
, Chen J, Inacio MC, Love R, Funahashi TT. Increased Risk of Revision After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Allograft Compared to Autograft. Am J Sports Med. 2017; 45:1333-1340.

Maletis GB, Chen J, Inacio MC, Love R, Funahashi TT. Increased Risk of Revision After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Soft Tissue Allografts Compared With Autografts: Graft Processing and Time Make a Difference. Am J Sports Med. 2017 published online March 17.

Sprague, L; Chen, J.; Mizayan, R.; Love, R.; Maletis, G.; The Effect of Autologous Hamstring Graft Diameter on the Likelihood for Revision of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2016;44:1475-1481.

Maletis, G.B.; Chen,J.; Inacio,M.C.S.; Funahashi,T.T.; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Age Related Risk Factors for Revision in a Cohort of 21,304 Patients from the Kaiser Permanente ACL Registry. Am J Sports Med. 2016;44:331-336.

Tejwani, S.G.; Chen, J.;Funahashi, T.T.; Love,R.; Maletis,G.B; Revision Risk After Allograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Association With Graft Processing Techniques, Patient Characteristics, and Graft Type. Am J Sports Med. 2015;43:2696-2705.

Navarro,R.A.; Inacio, M.C.S.; Maletis, G.B.; Racial Variations in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Pre-operative characteristics and Intra-operative Findings. Am J Sports Med. 2015;43:2559-2965.

Maletis, G.B.; Inacio , M.C.S.;Funahashi,T.T; Risk Factors Associated With Revision and Contralateral Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions in the Kaiser Permanente ACLR Registry. Am J Sports Med. 2015;43:641-647.

Wyatt, R.W.B.; Inacio, M.C.S.; Liddle, K.D.; Maletis, G.B.; Prevalence and Incidence of Cartilage Injuries and Meniscus Tears in Patients Who Underwent Both Primary and Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions. Am J Sports Med. 2014;42:1841-1846.

Funahashi, K.M.; Moksnes, H.; Maletis, G.B.; Csintalan, R.P.; Inacio, M.C.S.; Funahashi,T.T.; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries in Adolescents With Open Physis Effect of Recurrent Injury and Surgical Delay on Meniscal and Cartilage Injuries. Am J Sports Med. 2014;42:1068-1073.

Csintalan, R.P.; Inacio, M.C.S.; Funahashi, T.T.; Maletis, G.B.; Risk Factors of Subsequent Operations After Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament ReconstructionAm J Sports Med. 2013;42:619-625.

Wyatt, R.W.B.; Inacio, M.C.S.; Liddle, K.D.; Maletis, G.B.; Factors Associated With Meniscus Repair in Patients Undergoing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41:2814-2818.

Granan, L.P.; Inacio, M.C.S.; Maletis, G.B.; Funahashi, T.T.; Engebretsen, L.; Sport-Specific Injury Pattern Recorded During Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41:2814-2818.

Maletis, G.B.; Inacio , M.C.S.;Funahashi,T.T; Analysis of 16,192 Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions From a Community-Based Registry. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41:2090-2098.

Maletis, G.B.; Inacio , M.C.S.; Reynolds, S; Desmond,J.L.; Maletis,M.M.;Funahashi,T.T.: Incidence of Postoperative Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Infections: Graft Choice Makes a Difference. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41:1780-1785.

Inacio, M.C.S.; Paxton, E.W.; Maletis, G.B.; Csintalan R.P.; Granan, L.P.; Fithian, D.C,; Funahashi, T.T.: Patient and Surgeon Characteristics Associated With Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Graft Selection. Am J Sports Med. 2012;40:384-94.

Chhadia, A..M.; Inacio, M.C.S.; Maletis, G.B.; Csintalan, R.P.; Davis, B.R.; Funahashi, T.T.; Are Meniscus and Cartilage Injuries Related to Time to Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?  Am J Sports Med. 2011;39:1894-1899.

Maletis,G.B.; Cameron,S.L.; Tengan,J.J.; Burchette,R.J.: A Prospective Randomized Study of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.  Am J Sports Med. 2007;35:384-394.

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