November Featured Author

Philipp Moroder, MD
Department of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Schulthess Clinic
Zurich, Switzerland

From the November issue: Arthroscopic Posterior Articular Coverage and Shift (PACS) Procedure for Treatment of Preosteoarthritic Constitutional Static Posterior Shoulder Instability (Type C1)

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


Prof. Philipp Moroder is a shoulder and elbow surgeon at the Schulthess Clinic in Zurich, Switzerland. He specialized in shoulder and elbow surgery under the guidance of Prof. Herbert Resch in Salzburg, Austria, Prof. Mark Tauber and Prof. Peter Habermeyer in Munich, Germany, as well as Prof. Markus Scheibel in Berlin, Germany. After participating in the SECEC Travelling Fellowship in several host centers in the United States he was Head of the Department for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Charité University Hospital in Berlin, Germany from 2018 until 2021. Prof. Moroder received numerous awards for his research including the prestigious Charles S. Neer Award of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES) for his clinical research in 2019. Since 2021 he is part of the Executive Committee of the European Shoulder and Elbow Society (SECEC).

Selected Other Published Work

Arthroscopic Posterior Articular Coverage and Shift (PACS) Procedure for Treatment of Preosteoarthritic Constitutional Static Posterior Shoulder Instability (Type C1). Moroder P, Gebauer H, Paksoy A, Siegert P, Festbaum C, Rüttershoff K, Lacheta L, Thiele K, Akgün D.Am J Sports Med. 2022 Sep 30:3635465221124851. doi: 10.1177/03635465221124851. Online ahead of print.PMID: 36178161 Free article.

Shoulder-Pacemaker Treatment Concept for Posterior Positional Functional Shoulder Instability: A Prospective Clinical Trial. Moroder P, Plachel F, Van-Vliet H, Adamczewski C, Danzinger V.Am J Sports Med. 2020 Jul;48(9):2097-2104. doi: 10.1177/0363546520933841.PMID: 32667266 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

The Biomechanical Effect of Bone Grafting and Bone Graft Remodeling in Patients With Anterior Shoulder Instability. Sigrist B, Ferguson S, Boehm E, Jung C, Scheibel M, Moroder P. Am J Sports Med. 2020 Jul;48(8):1857-1864. doi: 10.1177/0363546520919958. Epub 2020 May 21.PMID: 32437213

Challenging the Current Concept of Critical Glenoid Bone Loss in Shoulder Instability: Does the Size Measurement Really Tell It All? Moroder P, Damm P, Wierer G, Böhm E, Minkus M, Plachel F, Märdian S, Scheibel M, Khatamirad M. Am J Sports Med. 2019 Mar;47(3):688-694. doi: 10.1177/0363546518819102. Epub 2019 Jan 14.PMID: 30640513

Clinical and Radiological Long-term Results After Implant-Free, Autologous, Iliac Crest Bone Graft Procedure for the Treatment of Anterior Shoulder Instability. Moroder P, Plachel F, Becker J, Schulz E, Abdic S, Haas M, Resch H, Auffarth A. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Oct;46(12):2975-2980. doi: 10.1177/0363546518795165. Epub 2018 Sep 12.PMID: 30207741

Cartilage Morphological and Histological Findings After Reconstruction of the Glenoid With an Iliac Crest Bone Graft. Auffarth A, Resch H, Matis N, Hudelmaier M, Wirth W, Forstner R, Neureiter D, Traweger A, Moroder P. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Apr;46(5):1039-1045. doi: 10.1177/0363546517749813. Epub 2018 Jan 19.PMID: 29350537

Risk of Engagement of Bipolar Bone Defects in Posterior Shoulder Instability. Moroder P, Plachel F, Tauber M, Habermeyer P, Imhoff A, Liem D, Lill H, Resch H, Gerhardt C, Scheibel M. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Oct;45(12):2835-2839. doi: 10.1177/0363546517714456. Epub 2017 Jun 28.PMID: 28658583

Defect Characteristics of Reverse Hill-Sachs Lesions. Moroder P, Tauber M, Scheibel M, Habermeyer P, Imhoff AB, Liem D, Lill H, Buchmann S, Wolke J, Guevara-Alvarez A, Salmoukas K, Resch H. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Mar;44(3):708-14. doi: 10.1177/0363546515621286. Epub 2016 Jan 8.PMID: 26747848

Influence of defect size and localization on the engagement of reverse Hill-Sachs lesions. Moroder P, Runer A, Kraemer M, Fierlbeck J, Niederberger A, Cotofana S, Vasvari I, Hettegger B, Tauber M, Hurschler C, Resch H. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Mar;43(3):542-8. doi: 10.1177/0363546514561747. Epub 2015 Feb 2.PMID: 25646360

Restoration of anterior glenoid bone defects in posttraumatic recurrent anterior shoulder instability using the J-bone graft shows anatomic graft remodeling. Moroder P, Hirzinger C, Lederer S, Matis N, Hitzl W, Tauber M, Resch H, Auffarth A. Am J Sports Med. 2012 Jul;40(7):1544-50. doi: 10.1177/0363546512446681. Epub 2012 May 10.PMID: 22582228

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