Dr. Jens Agneskirchner is a shoulder specialist, who is practicing in Hanover in Germany in the “Gelenkchirurgie Orthopädie Hannover go:H”, a private institute for joint surgery, which he founded in 2009 together with 2 partners (Prof. P. Lobenhoffer and Dr. M. Tröger).
He started his career in 1999 with Prof. A. Imhoff in Munich, then moved to complete his training with Prof. P. Lobenhoffer in Hannover. In 2003 has was elected as traveling fellow in the USA (AGA society) for shoulder. In 2005 he came into contact with Dr. Laurent Lafosse, Annecy, France, who became his teacher and mentor since then. Dr. Agneskirchner was board member of the AGA society for 7 years, also serving as General Secretary for 2 years.
Since more than 10 years Dr. Agneskirchner is frequently invited as a faculty member to national and international shoulder conferences, both for shoulder arthroscopy as well as shoulder arthroplasty. He has presented hundreds of lectures and has performed numerous live surgeries around the shoulder since many years. He is one of the chairmen of the “International Live Surgery Congress Shoulder” in Hannover, which will take place again in the 14th edition in November 2020.
Chairman of the Shoulder and Elbow Unit at la Paz University Hospital in Madrid and associate Professor in Orthopedics in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Clinical director of IPHOC.
Dr Antuña did his training in Asturias and he is a former clinical fellow in the Mayo Clinic. His main interests are shoulder arthroplasty, trauma and rotator cuff problems along with a consolidated practice in elbow surgery.
Dr. George Athwal is a shoulder and elbow surgeon from London, Ontario, Canada. He is a professor of surgery at the University of Western Ontario. He is actively involved in biomechanical and clinical research pertaining to the shoulder and elbow.
Johannes BARTH is an orthopaedic surgeon working in a private hospital in the Grenoble area. He is mainly a shoulder surgeon with an associated activity in knee arthroscopy with an emphasis on sports injuries. He is the president of the Francophone Society of Arthroscopy and a member of the SOFCOT, SECEC, ESSKA and ISAKOS. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and is a reviewer of the AJSM, OJSM, JSES, OTSR, KSSTA, and IJSS. He did his residency in Grenoble with and several semester fellowships: in Lyon with Dr. Pierre Chambat and Dr. Gilles Walch (in 2001), in San Antonio, Texas, USA with Dr. Stephen Burkhart (in 2003), and in Toulouse with Pr. Michel Mansat for (in 2004). He then served during 2 years as surgeon in the university hospital of Grenoble in the department of traumatology and orthopaedic surgery under the direction of Pr. Dominique Saragaglia, and as instructor in the department of anatomy under the direction of Pr. Chirossel. He took part of the ESSKA-APKASS travelling fellowship in 2016 in Asia during 1 month. He managed a project to build an private institution exclusively dedicated to muscular and skeletal diseases from 2010 2 facility) opened in October 2013. He started a clinical and research fellowship program in 2012 involving Residents or surgeon fellows from E.U. and over-seas. He manages a yearly fellowship (one fellow for a one-year period, minimum six months) to allow the transmission of technical skills and where the fellow is expected to assist in all aspects of the profession (e.g. surgery, scientific research, etc.).
Professor Pascal Boileau completed his undergraduate and graduate training in Nice, France in the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis. ln the framework of the university resident exchange program, he was resident in Lyon. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. He is Chairman of the University Institute of Locomotion and Sports of Pasteur 2 Hospital land Chairman of its Department of Orthopedic and Sports Surge ry. He is also in charge of Outpatient Surgery of the University Hospital Center of Nice
Pascal Boileau takes an active part in the academic life of the Medical School of Nice, University of Nice-Sophia-Antipolis, where he was nominated Vice-Dean in 2010, was the President of the Scientific Commission from 2010 to 2014, as well as being a member of the Administrative Council of the Medical School up to 2018.
He was the President of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow from 2010 to 2012 after serving as General Secretary between 2008 and 201O. He is the member of several national and international learned societies.
Professor Boileau specializes in shoulder surgery and is one of the designers of the Aequalis shoulder prostheses family and has developed several surgical devices and arthroscopy techniques. Professor Boileau has won the Gisela Sturm prize (European Federation of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) of innovation in prosthetic surgery in 1997. He also won the Neer Award in 2005 for clinical research and several other prizes for his scientific work.
Professor Boileau has a wide-ranging scientific activity; he has more than 180 articles published in peer-rereviewed journals, has edited 15 books, besides the more than 200 articles and chapters contributed to other publications. His papers are regularly selected for presentation in international and national meetings (more than 350). His works, studies and projects have earned him national and international recognition and he has been invited to lecture worldwide.
Besides his implication in education and training as faculty member of the University Côte d'Azur, residency and fellowship programs, every two years he organizes the Nice Shoulder Course - Current Concepts, a meeting where internationally recognized experts share their knowledge, experience and views in the field of shoulder pathology and surgical treatment.
Emilio Calvo is the Director of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology and Professor of Orthopedics at the Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, a teaching hospital affiliated to the Autónoma University of Madrid (Spain). He is also the director of the Shoulder and Elbow Felloship Program. After terminating his residency, he completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Actually and since 1998, he is in charge of the Shoulder and Elbow Reconstructive Surgery Unit. During his tenure, new and innovated techniques have been introduced, like complex prosthetic procedures and arthroscopic Latarjet or arthroscopic treatment of proximal humeral malunions. In addition, a number of research projects in shoulder surgery have been initiated and developed. The main topics his research is focused to are shoulder instability, rotator cuff tear repair, shoulder arthroplasty, and reconstruction of complex proximal fractures and their complications. Numerous communications to national and international meetings have been presented, more than 20 book chapters, and more than 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals have been published. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He has also been part of the faculty of prestigious shoulder meetings in Europe and America.
Emilio Calvo is also an active member of national and international scientific societies, like the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (ESSSE), the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), the European Society for Sports, Knee and Arthroscopy (ESSKA), and the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). He has now member by appointment of the Executive Committee of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (ESSSE) and the Shoulder Committee, Programme Committee of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). He has been the President of the 22nd Meeting of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow, and the President of the 2013 European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow Closed Meeting hold in Madrid on September 2009 and 2013. Currently he is President Elect of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (ESSSE)
After medical studies in Paris , Philippe Collin has been trained by different famous shoulder surgeons in France and in Europ. He is a direct pupil of the « aequalis group ».
He works for 15 years in a private hospital of Saint Gregoire in Brittany ( ranked better private hospital in France since 2010). Among 22 orthopeadic surgeons , the shoulder team host fellows from all over the world and have a departement for scientific research
Philippe Collin has communicated all over the world ( 8 scientific papers at the American Academy Orthopeadic surgeon ) He has win the best scientific paper at the international meeting for shoulder and elbow surgery in Japan in 2014, participation to chapter book, and more than 80 scientific papers ( medline) and guest lectures all over the world.
Current general secretary of the SECEC , corresponding member of the American society for shoulder and elbow, Past president of the French shoulder and elbow society. His area of interest is massive rotator cuff and reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
Ruth Delaney is a specialist shoulder surgeon and founder of the Dublin Shoulder Institute in Ireland. She is an assistant professor at University College Dublin. She trained at Harvard, completing fellowship under JP Warner, Laurent Lafosse & Gilles Walch. She won the Neer Award 2014.
Dr Patrick Denard is a shoulder specialist at Southern Oregon Orthopedics in Medford, Oregon. He is a co-author of 2 textbooks on shoulder arthroscopy and has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles on the shoulder.
David Dines is Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and the Hospital for Special Surgery. He is a past President of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (Society-2006-6). He has written over 300 articles, 7 text books ,numerous chapters and given over 1000 presentations both nationally and internationally. He is co-developer of many shoulder implant systems created in conjunction with Zimmer and Biomet and including the Comprehensive Shoulder System. He is winner of the Neer Award for Basic Science (2005) and The Sir John Charnley Memorial Award for Joint Replacement (1997). He has served as the medical director of the ATP Men's Tennis Tour since 2000 and was team physician for the NY Mets Baseball team 1992-97. He and his wife Judi have 2 children. Josh Dines is an acclaimed Sports Orthopedic Surgeon at HSS and Alison is a travel consultant in NY.
Pr Favard is the head of the Orthopedic Department of the University Hospital of Tours and Professor at the University of Tours. He is mainly specialized in shoulder surgery. He worked a lot about the long-term results and survival curves of the reverse shoulder arthroplasty.
Pr Favard has been also a member of the executive committee of the SECEC as chairman of the R & D committee. He has been in charge of different symposia about shoulder arthroplasties inside ICSES, SECEC and French Orthopedic Society.
Native of Cauterets, in the Pyrénées, Dr. Pierre-Henri Flurin is a private practice orthopedic surgeon specialized in shoulder surgery at the Bordeaux-Merignac Sport Clinic. He founded this hospital in 1995 and is its current C.E.O. He is presently exclusively specialized in shoulder degenerative pathologies and prostheses.
His scientific activities include participation in activities of academic societies. He is past-president of the French Shoulder and Elbow Society (SoFEC) and past member of the SECEC’s scientific committee. He is member of the American Association of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery since 2006. He has participated in the writing of over 70 articles in peer reviewed journals and the writing of several book chapters as well as a large number of oral presentations in national and international meetings.
He is the original designer of the Equinoxe shoulder prosthesis, which he continues to develop with Exactech. He works with a multi center study group to assess the results of shoulder prostheses.
Dr. Flurin is supporting an ambitious medical project around the Bordeaux-Merignac Sport Clinic, integrating more than 80 specialists in 4 surgical and consultation buildings in the field of osteo-articular sports and degenerative pathologies. The Bordeaux Merignac Osteoarthritis Center opened its doors in February 2020 and the sports re-athletization center will open soon, in September 2020.
He is MSc by University of Liverpool-England and PhD in Health Sciences by University of Sao Paulo-Brazil. Is currently the senior director of the NAEON institute Sao Paulo-Brazil and coordinator of the shoulder, elbow and sports medicine fellowship programs of the same institution. Have special interest in Shoulder Instability, Tendon Transfers, Reverse Prosthesis and Robotics. Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon of the Moriah and Sirio-Libanes hospitals
Dr. Arnaud Godenèche is an orthopedic surgeon dedicated to shoulder surgery (Degenerative pathologies, rotator cuff, primary and secondary arthritis, sport-related pathology and trauma injuries).
In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Godenèche is involved in clinical research, especially concerning the development of implants and surgical equipment related to shoulder surgery and pathologies, and in education on a national and international scale.
He completed his entire internship in orthopedic surgery at Lyon, obtaining his doctorate in medicine specializing in orthopedic surgery in 1998. He then completed an additional training with Doctor Gilles Walch.
He joined the Centre Orthopédique Santy to its construction in 2006 with 12 other specialist orthopedic surgeons.
He performs approximately 600 surgeries per year, including 350 arthroscopic repairs to the rotator cuff tendons, more than 50 shoulder stabilizations for instability, and more than 50 shoulder prostheses.
All surgeons from Centre Orthopédique Santy receive many international visitors and participate in many training programs. He brings a specific interest to the developments of surgical implants, the evolution of surgical techniques and teaching.
Dr Arnaud Godenèche is member of the French Society of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, member of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (SECEC-ESSSE), former member of the Board of the Francophone Society of Arthroscopy (SFA) and President of the French Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (SOFEC).
Ralph Hertel runs a busy shoulder and elbow practice in Bern, Switzerland. He graduated at the Medical School of Zürich. Following a fellowship at the AO Research Institute in Davos, he enjoyed orthopedic training in Bern, Geneva and Paris. His main mentors were Reinhold Ganz, Ueli Büchler and Christian Gerber. In 1992 he was appointed director of the upper extremity team at the Inselspital in Bern. In 2004 he was nominated Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Bern. His achievements include over 150 publications ranging from original articles to review articles and book chapters. He holds patents on orthopedic devices and designed several orthopedic instruments and implants. He has delivered peer-reviewed and invited lectures at national and international conferences obtaining several best paper and best poster prizes. He was appointed corresponding member of the Belgian Orthopedic Society, the Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia, the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and the Shoulder and Elbow Society of Australia. Hertel is devoted to his profession, to his patients and to his colleagues.
Dr. Jean Kany is a French orthopedic surgeon, Shoulder unit at Clinique de l’Union, Toulouse, author and international speaker. He graduated from Toulouse University with degree of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Kany worked initially in the Toulouse public hospital as a pediatric hand micro-surgeon. He spoke on many panels regarding congenital malformation of the hand and has been developing this demanding surgery in other countriies like Vietnam, Columbia or Brazil up to now with recurrent humanitarian missions. Dr. Kany moved to his private institute in 1998 and began Shoulder surgery at the “Clinique de l’Union” in Toulouse, France. He focused around sport medicine and surgery developing new mini invasive and arthroscopic procedures. Since 2005, Dr Kany has been performing shoulder surgery only and created his own shoulder unit. Dr Kany has been developing new concepts about shoulder arthroplasty and contributing for new generation of arthroscopic surgical cameras for e-learning. His greatest professional passion is to debate his own experience with other international shoulder experts and then to teach new ideas and concepts. He imagined and published a new arthroscopic shoulder technique for sequaela of obstetrical birth palsy as for non-reparable rotator cuff tear too. Dr. Kany is the author of more than 70 international publications and books, which includes surgical shoulder pathology and treatments. Therefore he is an international speaker. He has been an expert and faculty member for high profile congress such as Annecy Live Surgery International Shoulder Course, Nice International Shoulder Course, Paris International Shoulder Course and Val d’Isère International Shoulder Course. Dr Kany is member of French orthopedic society and French arthroscopic society.
Dr. Keener is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University. He is currently the Chief of Service and Fellowship Director for Shoulder and Elbow Service, Washington University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has served as faculty at Washington University for 13 years.
Dr. Keener has a strong clinical interest in shoulder instability, fracture management, rotator cuff disorders, shoulder arthritic conditions and all pathologies related to the elbow. Dr. Keener completed the European American Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship in 2011. The focus of his research relates to the natural history of degenerative rotator cuff disease and clinical outcomes for rotator cuff and shoulder arthroplasty surgeries. In 2014 Dr. Keener, along with Drs. Yamaguchi and Teefey, received the Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughan Award for their collaborative efforts in research related to rotator cuff disease. Dr. Keener is actively involved in resident and fellowship education and has received numerous awards related to his teaching efforts.
Professor Jean-Francois Kempf, MD, PhD University Hospital of Strasbourg Centre de chirurgie Orthopédique et de la Main Avenue Baumann 67400 Illkirch Graffenstaden France Jean-Francois.Kempf@chru-strasbourg.fr firstname.lastname@example.org
Born 11/01/1953 Married, 2 children
Scientific Societies :
Member of the French Society of Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Surgery (SOFCOT) Member of the French Society of Arthroscopy SFA, Past President Member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee surgery and Orthopaedic sports medecine (ISAKOS) Member of the European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (SECEC), Associate member of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (ASES) Associate member of th American Academy of Orthopaedic Society (AAOS)
Clinical activities Director and chairman of the department of Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Surgery of the Medical University of Strasbourg Shoulder, Hip and Knee Surgery
Reviewer for : -JSES (Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery) -Surgical and radiologic Anatomy -RCO-OTSR (Orthopaedics &Traumatology: Surgery & Research)
II. Professional Achievements and formation:
Medical school of Strasbourg: 1971-1977 Residency: University of Strasbourg: 1977-1983 Military service as a fellow in french military hospital of Pointe-à-Pître (Guadeloupe). Fellow: Service d’ Orthopédie et de Traumatologie, University hospital of Strasbourg (1983-1986) Associated Professor (1986-1990) Professor of Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Surgery since 1/10/90. Director and chairman of the department of Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Surgery of the Medical University of Strasbourg (2006-2019) Past President of the French Society of Arthroscopy: SFA (2002-2003) Past President of the French Society of Orthopaedic and Traumatology: SoFCOT 2018-2019.
Prof. Yang-Soo Kim has served as a Professor of Orthopaedics in the Catholic University of Korea for 18 years and currently the Chief of Shoulder and Elbow, Sport Medicine Surgery Division in Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital. He has been also engaging basic research, published many articles on not only clinical, but also biomolecular studies for frozen shoulder and rotator cuff tear. He worked as a research fellow in the Columbia University under Prof. Louis U Bigliani from 2003 to 2004. His main interest is a surgical technique for @ rotator cuff tear repair. Recently, he has designed a novel technique – ‘Biceps Rerouting’ for massive cuff tear, intensely collect the cases and do the biomechanical study. Now, he is very happy to have a chance to deliver a lecture at Paris Shoulder Symposium 2020.
Dr Alexandre Lädermann is Privat Docent at the University of Geneva, CEO of Beemed, president of Swiss Shoulder Society (Expertengruppe Schulter und Ellbogen (Swiss Orthopaedics)), past president of the Congress of the European Society for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (SECEC/ESSSE), president of the foundation for Research and Teachning in Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Trauma and Imaging (FORE). Dr Alexandre Lädermann collaborates with the Geneva University Hospitals, La Tour Hospital and the Clinic Hirslanden La Colline. He is the author of more than 150 publications in journals and books concerning the shoulder joint.
Laurent Lafosse is a pioneer of modern shoulder surgery and has had numerous scientific papers published in international peer reviewed journals. He has delivered several keynote lectures at international conferences and is regarded as one of today’s world leaders in arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction. In addition, Dr Lafosse has been recognised worldwide for his innovations in shoulder surgery, including the Lasso loop stitch, Arthroscopic suprascapular nerve release, Arthroscopic Latarjet procedure and the Lafosse suture knot.
Dr. William Levine is the Frank E. Stinchfield Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Orthopedic Surgeon-in-Chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Levine is the Chief of the Shoulder Service, Co-Director of the Center for Shoulder, Elbow and Sports Medicine, and Fellowship Director for the Columbia Shoulder and elbow fellowship. He has served as Head Team Physician for Columbia University’s 31 Men’s and Women’s Varsity teams for 20 years. Dr. Levine has been named one of New York’s Best Doctors by New York magazine for the last fifteen years. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), and the Herodicus Society. Dr. Levine has authored or co-authored over 190 peer-reviewed articles, 50 book chapters, and has edited 11 textbooks and monographs. He has served on the Board of Directors of the AOSSM, the Executive Committee for the AOA, and is a past Director of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is currently the President-elect for the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS).
A native of North Dakota, Dr. Levine received a B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University and his Doctor of Medicine from Case Western Reserve University. He was a resident in orthopaedic surgery at Tufts Medical Center, and held fellowships at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in Shoulder and Elbow surgery and the University of Maryland in Sports Medicine.
He lives in New York with his wife and their two daughters.
Professeur Pierre Mansat, MD, PhD Deputy Editor J Shoulder Elbow Surgery Chief editor J Shoulder Elbow Surgery Open Access Chairman of Orthopedic and Traumatology Department and Hand Emergency Unit Chairman of University Sport Clinic Director of ITAC research institute Hôpital RIQUET, Hall A, 4ème étage CHU-PURPAN Place du Dr Baylac, 31059, Toulouse, FRANCE Tel: (33) 5 61 77 21 39 Fax: (33) 5 61 77 76 37 Email: email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.chu-toulouse.fr/IMG/pdf/chu_toulouse_plaquette_information_itac.pdf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5unCaI9hjw https://www.chu-toulouse.fr/-clinique-universitaire-du-sport-cus-
Philipp Moroder is the Head of the Shoulder and Elbow Unit at the Charitè University Hospital in Berlin. He completed his training with Herbert Resch, Peter Habermeyer, and Markus Scheibel. In 2018 he was selected for the ASES Traveling Fellowship. Recently he won the Neer Award 2019 for his clinical research.
Doctor Geoffroy Nourissat is an orthopedic surgeon and is practicing exclusively shoulder surgery. He trained in Paris and Boston. He passed a PhD thesis at Sorbonne University about improving tendon healing by cell therapy. He keeps a fundamental research activity in a national research lab INSERM (Joint pathologies associated with metabolic diseases and with age). He worked as a hospital practitioner for five years at the Saint Antoine University Hospital in Paris before moving to a private hospital in Paris where he joined the Maussins Group, to creat the shoulder clinic. It is a unit dedicated to the treatment of shoulder disorders using a multidisciplinary approach. This unit is welcoming fellows training in arthroscopy for 5 years now. He has published several book chapters and over 100 articles indexed on pubmed. He was a member of the board of sofcot and the French society of Arthroscopy. He is a consultant at the Elhers Danlos Syndrome National Reference Center at Garche University Hospital. He is currently member of the board of the Sofec, and of the ESSKA and ISAKOS shoulder committees.
During my training in Lyon (residency 1985-1990 and then chef de clinique Assistant des hôpitaux de Lyon 1991-1993), I specialized in hip (Prof JP Carret) and knee surgery (Prof H Dejour) and then in shoulder surgery with Doctor Walch. In 1991, I travelled in USA for a shoulder fellowship during 6 months (Dr F. Jobe, Dr H. Cofield and Dr RJ. Hawkins). I started my private practice at Lyon in 1994. I joined the SOCOLY group at the beginning in 1999 and participated in the developpement of the Santy Orthopedic Center. Since 1999, my practise was exclusively dedicated to the shoulder surgery. In addition to my clinical practice, I am also involved in education concerning shoulder surgery, clinical researches and implant development.
Giuseppe Porcellini, M.D. Giuseppe Porcellini was educated at the Bologna University, qualifying as a doctor in 1985 and specialist in Orthopaedics in 1990 at Bologna University in Rizzoli Institute. During his residency he completed a Shoulder Fellowship with: Luis Bigliani, Charles Rockwood, Steve Snyder In 2000 he founded, with dr. Paolo Paladini and FabrizioCampi, a Unit of Shoulder and Elbow surgery at Villa Serena Private Clinic in Forlì (Italy) Since 2005 to present he is Chief of the Unit of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery of Cervesi Hospital in Cattolica (RN – Italy). His clinical and surgical practice has always been dedicated to shoulder and elbow problems. He is author of several international publications on different topics concerning the shoulder and elbow. He is member of Italian Society of Orthopedics (SIOT) He was President of Italian Society for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (SICSeG) He is Corresponding Member of American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES) He is ordinary member of European Society for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (SECEC-ESSSE) He has the role of Associate Professor in Modena University and Director of the graduate school of Modena
Pietro S. Randelli is Full Professor at the University of Milan (Università degli Studi) actually he is Scientific Director of Gaetano Pini Orthopaedic Institute of Milan, Italy. He is chief of the 1st Department of Orthopaedics, Gaetano Pini Orthopaedic Institute, and also Chief of the 1st Department of Orthopaedics, CTO Orthopaedic Institute, Milan, Italy. Surgical Experience of more than 7.000 procedures including mostly Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy, Total Knee, Hip and Shoulder replacement. Over 365 publications and participates in several editorial boards. Presented in 600 local and internationals meetings. Recipient of eight scientific Awards, National and International. He served in the board of ESSKA and SIGASCOT scientific Society. He is honorary Member of AOSSM (American Orthopaedic Society Sports Medicine, since 2005).
French physiotherapist specialist in shoulder rehabilitation. vice-president of the French Society of Shoulder Rehabilitation, European Society for Shoulder and Elbow Rehabilitation member. Co-founder of "Epaule au TOP".
Hiroyuki Sugaya, MD, is a world-renowned shoulder & elbow surgeon and researcher. Currently serving as chairman, Sports Medicine & Joint Center in Funabashi Orthopaedic Hospital, in Japan. He also serves as a clinical professor, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chiba University, visiting Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, and Department of Anatomy, University of Hawaii in Honolulu, USA. As academic society activities, he serves a chair of International Committee both in Japan Shoulder Society and Japanese Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Also, he is a corresponding member of the American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons. His clinical interests relate to treatment for shoulder and elbow disorders in various ages of patients including Olympic level athletes and professionals. He has been an invited guest lecturer at numerous overseas shoulder courses and meetings and published around 70 English and 300 Japanese articles in these fields. In addition, he has been dedicated education for young surgeons worldwide accepting many visitors and fellows from all over the world.
Born in Paris, doctor Philippe Valenti did a fellowship in Paris university and was interested to the surgery of the upper limb under the influence of the professors Alain Gilbert and AC Masquelet. As microsurgeon, he developed his experience on hand reconstruction, nerve surgery, brachial plexus surgery and free flap transfer. He worked between 1987 -1989 with Dr Didier Patte before to travel to United states to visit Dr Rick Matsen and Dr Charles Rockwood .
In 1995, Dr Valenti was admitted in the ”Institut de la main” where he focused is activity on shoulder reconstruction( arthroplasty, arthroscopy, nerves reconstruction and tendon transfer). In 2003, Doctor Valenti is one of the designers of the first complete convertible shoulder prosthesis (Arrow shoulder arthroplasty). In 2004, Doctor Valenti was president of the French microsurgery society(GAM) and since 2008 he is the general secretary of this French microsurgery society. In 2012, He organized in Paris the congress of the European Federation Microsurgery Society (EFMS).
Doctor Philippe Valenti is a member of the French orthopaedic society(SOFCOT), French Society of Arthroscopy (SFA), European Shoulder and Elbow Society (SECEC), American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Society of Elbow and Shoulder (ASES). He is also a correspondent International Member of many Orthopaedic Societies (Chili, Columbia, Argentina, Brazil). In 2013, Dr Valenti organized with Ph Hardy the first Paris international shoulder course (PISC). We done the fourth edition in 2019 with more than 700 attendees and specialists of shoulder surgery.
This year Dr Valenti is the president of the French Academy of orthopaedic and traumatology (AOT) and past president of the French orthopaedic society of the shoulder and elbow (SOFEC).
He has over 50 publications on PubMed and has written four books including « Tendon transfer for irreparable cuff tear » (Springer).
He is also a founder and member of the French humanitarian association « Chaine de l’espoir » and Vice president of Chaine de l’espoir.
Paris shoulder unit in « institut de la Main » Clinique Bizet Paris France
Dr. Karl Wieser is Privat Docent at the University of Zurich and Head of the Shoulder and Elbow Unit at the Balgrist University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland.
Dr. Wieser has a strong clinical and scientific interest in rotator cuff disorders and its associated myotendinous degeneration, shoulder instability and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. He authored more than 70 clinical- and basic research publications, mainly in the field of shoulder surgery and was selected for the European Asian SECEC Traveling Fellowship in 2015.
School Education: - Volksschule (Primary School), Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria 1988 – 1992 - Bundesrealgymnasium „Lerchenfeld“ (High School), Klagenfurt 1992 – 2000 - University Entrance Qualifications Jun 2000
Military Service: - Basic Military Service Jan 2001 – Sept 2001
Higher Education: - Medical University of Graz, Austria Sep 2001 – May 2007 Study of Human Medicine - Degree Awarded: “Doctor of Medicine” (Dr. med. univ.)
- Internships: - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, General Hospital Klagenfurt Jun / Jul 2005 Prim. Dr. med. Gerhard Pfandelsteiner
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Private Hospital Althofen, Carinthia Jul / Aug 2005 Doz. Dr. Georg Lajtai
- Division of Neurology, University Hospital, Saskatoon, Canada Nov / Dec 2005 Prof. Alex Rajput, MD
- Medical Department, General Hospital Klagenfurt Aug / Sept 2006 Prim. Dr. med. Georg Pinter
- Paediatric Department, General Hospital Leoben Feb / Apr 2007 Prim. Univ. Prof. Dr. med. Reinhold Kerbl
- Surgical / Trauma Resident, Sarnen Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland Aug 2007 – Aug 2008 / Markus Lüdi, Head of Surgery / Traumatology - Surgical / Trauma Resident, Lucerne Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland Aug 2008 – Feb 2010 / Prof. Dr. med. Reto Babst, Head of Surgery / Traumatology - Orthopaedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland / Prof. Dr. med. Christian Gerber, Medical Director, Head of Surgery - Resident Feb 2010 – Dec 2012 - “Oberarzt i.v.” (Junior Consultant) Jan 2013 – Sept 2013 - “Oberarzt” (Consultant (Shoulder and Knee Surgery)) Oct 2013 – Jul 2017 - “Leitender Arzt / Stv. Teamleiter Obere Extremität” Aug 2017 – May 2018 (Senior Consultant / Deputy Head Shoulder- and Elbow Surgery) - “Leitender Arzt / Teamleiter Obere Extremität” since Jun 2018 (Senior Consultant / Head Shoulder- and Elbow Surgery)
Venia Legendi University of Zurich Sept 2015
Fellowship: SECEC Asian (Japan / South Korea) Shoulder Fellowship Sept 2015
Medical Exams: - Swiss Basic Surgical Exam Nov 2008 - Swiss Sports Medicine Exam, SGSM Feb 2010 - Swiss Orthopaedic Board Nov 2012
Sport Medicine Activities: - Medical Treatment, FIVB Beach Volley World Tour Tournament 2005 – 2013 / Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria - Team Physician, Rapperswil-Jona Lakers (Ice Hockey, NLA, Switzerland) 2009 – 2011 - Team Physician, Swiss Hockey National Teams since 2012
Memberships: - Swiss Orthopaedics (SGOT) - European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (SECEC) - Swiss Society of Sports Medicine (SGSM) - Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA) - German Speaking Society of Shoulder Surgeons (DVSE)
Honors & Awards:
Best Paper Award in Clinical Research for Orthopedics at Balgrist for 2011 „Quantitative analysis of muscle and tendon retraction in chronic rotator cuff tears“ Maurice E. Müller research award 2014
76th Congress of the Swiss Orthopaedic and Trauma Society, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2014
„Anabolic Steroids Reduce Muscle Degeneration Caused by Rotator Cuff Tendon Release in Sheep“
Venel basic science research award 2015
77th Congress of the Swiss Orthopaedic and Trauma Society, Basel, Switzerland, 2015
„Tendon response to pharmaco-mechanical stimulation of the chronically retracted rotator cuff in sheep.“
Dr Frantzeska Zampeli received specialised upper limb training at the Hand, Upper limb and Microsurgery Department, “KAT” Hospital, Athens, Greece with Dr E. Fandridis. She did fellowship with Prof R. Hertel, and with Prof P. Habermeyer and his associates Prof M. Tauber, and Assoc Prof F. Martetschläger. Currently she does her fellowship at Institut de la Main-Institut Parisien de l’epaule (Paris shoulder unit) with Dr P. Valenti and Prof C. Mathoulin.
Prof. Dr. med. Matthias A. Zumstein Professor Matthias A. Zumstein is a specialist in surgical orthopaedics and traumatology. He completed his undergraduate and graduate training at the University of Berne, Switzerland with the medical state examination and the award of his doctorate. In 2017 he was awarded the title of professor. Matthias Zumstein is currently Section Head of Shoulder, Elbow and Orthopaedic Sports Medicin at Orthopädie Sonnenhof. He is also Senior Consultant of the Departement of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, at the University hospital Inselspital in Berne. At the Inselspital Matthias Zumstein was Deputy Clinical Director from 2017 until 2019. He was responsible for the continuing education of orthopaedic residents and the orthopaedic training programme for medical students. Professor Zumstein is also an active member of Sportclinic #1, Bern. He continued his training as a specialist in shoulder, elbow and sports orthopaedics in Zurich and Berne, and as part of a clinical and scientific fellowship in shoulder and sports orthopaedics at the University Hospital in Nice, France, and a clinical fellowship in elbow and wrist surgery at the University Hospital in Adelaide, Australia. Professor Zumstein is an elected board member of the Swiss Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (swiss orthopaedics) and the European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (SECEC/ESSSE). Professor Zumstein has an extensive research pedigree with more than 65 peer-reviewed publications, 15 book chapters, and more than 200 presentations at national and international congresses - including 100 invited presentations. He has received important awards, including two times winning the highest endowed scientific prize in shoulder surgery, the Neer Award of the Society of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (ASES).