June Featured Author

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Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet, MD

Centre Orthopedique Santy
“FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence”
Lyon, France

From the June issue: Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction Is Associated With Significantly Reduced ACL Graft Rupture Rates at a Minimum Follow-up of 2 Years: A Prospective Comparative Study of 502 Patients From the SANTI Study Group

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Sonnery-Cottet discuss his article in the June issue.


Dr. Sonnery-Cottet is a practicing orthopaedic surgeon in Lyon, France. He exclusively specializes in sports medicine, especially knee, muscular, and ankle surgery. He performs over 600 ACL reconstructions each year. Dr. Sonnery-Cottet attended medical school in Lyon, and he was a resident in Paris University Hospitals as well as Edinburgh, Scotland. He was also an assistant registrar in orthopaedic surgery in Paris at the Pitié Salpétrière Hospital. Dr. Sonnery-Cottet has presented over 100 national and international lectures, participated in three scientific movies, and has 86 international publications. He also serves as an editorial board member for the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine and a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

Selected Other Published Work in AJSM

The Involvement of the Anterolateral Ligament in Rotational Control of the Knee. Sonnery-Cottet B, et al. Am J Sports Med. 2016

Outcome of a Combined Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction Technique With a Minimum 2-Year Follow-up. Sonnery-Cottet B, et al. Am J Sports Med. 2015

Proximal Tibial Anterior Closing Wedge Osteotomy in Repeat Revision of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Sonnery-Cottet B, et al. Am J Sports Med. 2014

Hidden lesions of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus: a systematic arthroscopic exploration of the concealed portion of the knee. Sonnery-Cottet B, et al. Am J Sports Med. 2014

Prevalence of septic arthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction among professional athletes. Sonnery-Cottet B, et al. Am J Sports Med. 2011

Preoperative factors correlating with prolonged range of motion deficit after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Quelard B, Sonnery-Cottet B, et al. Am J Sports Med. 2010

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