January Featured Author

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Thomas J. Kremen, Jr., MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

From the January issue: The Effect of Hamstring Tendon Autograft Harvest on the Restoration of Knee Stability in the Setting of Concurrent Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Medial Collateral Ligament Injuries

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

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Thomas Kremen, MD is a Board Certified Orthopaedic surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California who specializes in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery. He completed medical school and his residency training at the University of California, Los Angeles followed by fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Duke University. A former collegiate swimmer, he now serves as a team physician for USA Swimming and currently is the Chair of their Sports Medicine and Science Committee. His research has focused on the biomechanics of shoulder and knee reconstruction procedures, in vivo non-invasive imaging of therapeutic stem cells, and novel methods for improving the biology of healing musculoskeletal injuries. He has received research funding from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, as well as the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He serves as a member of the Electronic Media Editorial Board for the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

Selected Other Published Work in AJSM

Kremen TJ, Polakof LS, Rajaee S, Nelson TJ, Metzger MF. The effect of Hamstring Tendon Autograft Harvest on the Restoration of Knee Stability in the Setting of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture and Concurrent Medial Collateral Ligament Injury. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Oct 1:363546517732743. PMID: 29048929

Neumann JA, Zgonis MH, Rickert KD, Bradley KE, Kremen TJ, Boggess BR, Toth AP. Interposition Dermal Matrix Xenografts: A Successful Alternative to Traditional Treatment of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears. Am J Sports Med. 2017 May;45(6):1261-1268. PMID: 28141953

Bernthal NM, Seeger LL, Motamedi K, Stavrakis AI, Kremen TJ, McAllister DR, Motamedi AR. Can the Reparability of Meniscus Tears be Predicted with MRI? Am J Sports Med. 2011 Mar;39(3):506-10. PMID: 21173193

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