Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Techniques

Editorial Board



Prof. Thomas H Shaffer

Director and Professor Emeritus
Nemours Center for Pediatric Research
Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children
United States of America
Tel: 215-707-3239


Prof. Thomas H Shaffer is a Professor Emeritus of Physiology and Pediatrics at Temple University School of Medicine and serves as Director for Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children, USA. He is also working as Professor of Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson

Prof. Thomas H Shaffer is a Professor Emeritus of Physiology and Pediatrics at Temple University School of Medicine and serves as Director for Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children, USA. He is also working as Professor of Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson Medical College. Prof. Shaffer received his doctorate from Drexel University in Philadelphia. He was honored with Dean's List, Inventors Fulcrum of Progress Award. Since 1974, Prof. Shaffer has been continuously supported by NIH grants, and academic, corporate and private institutional awards. His revolutionary work with treatments for respiratory distress syndrome is known world-wide, and he is considered an international expert in this field. In addition, Prof. Shaffer is renowned for his work in developmental airway physiology and clinical pulmonary function evaluation in neonates.
Prof. William L Bargar

Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UC Davis School of Medicine
United States of America
Tel: 530-752-1011


Prof. William L Bargar is a Professor of University of California-Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento. He is also an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Consultant, specialized in Hip and Knee Replacement, USA. Prof. Bargar received his MD from Medical School Ohio State University.

Prof. William L Bargar is a Professor of University of California-Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento. He is also an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Consultant, specialized in Hip and Knee Replacement, USA. Prof. Bargar received his MD from Medical School Ohio State University. He was a pioneer in the development of custom-made implants and computer-assisted navigation. Prof. Bargar's greatest contribution was the development of the first active surgical robot, which is now used around the world. His innovation helped to spawn the entire field of surgical robotics. Prof. Bargar has received several awards for his contributions to science and robotics, as well as medicine. He received the honor of having the surgical robot invented by him, accepted into the National Archives at the Smithsonian Museum for being the first robotic device ever to be used in human surgery. Prof. Bargar's research interests include specializing in hip and knee replacement.
Prof. Hiroshi Kawaguchi

Chief
Spine Center
Japan Community Health Care Organization
Japan


Prof. Hiroshi Kawaguchi is serving as a Chief at Japan Community Health Care Organization. He worked as Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Tokyo. Prof. Kawaguchi received his PhD from University of Tokyo in 1996. He was honored

Prof. Hiroshi Kawaguchi is serving as a Chief at Japan Community Health Care Organization. He worked as Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Tokyo. Prof. Kawaguchi received his PhD from University of Tokyo in 1996. He was honored with numerous awards which includes ASBMR Lawrence Raisz Award, AAOS Kappa Delta Award, APLAR Distinguished Basic Investigator Award etc. Prof. Kawaguchi is working on research projects supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and technology. His various research efforts have led to clinical use a recombinant agent for fracture healing and a novel artificial joint with longevity. Prof. Kawaguchi research interests focuses on Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Bone fracture, Periprostheticosteolysis, Ossification of spin alligaments.
Prof. Timothy Lee Norman

Professor
Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Cedarville University
United States of America
Tel: 937-766-3761


Prof. Timothy Lee Norman is a Professor in the department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering. He served as Director in the Department of Orthopedics, West Virginia University. Prof. Norman received his PhD in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University. He

Prof. Timothy Lee Norman is a Professor in the department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering. He served as Director in the Department of Orthopedics, West Virginia University. Prof. Norman received his PhD in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University. He was honored with Faculty Scholar Award, Sigma Gamma Tau Aerospace Engineering Honorary, Outstanding Researcher award etc. Prof. Norman's pursued patents include "An Osteoinductive Device for Bone Incorporation into Tendon Graft in ACL Reconstruction" and "Osteoinductive Scaffold for Healing Augmentation in Intertransverse Process Fusion". His research interests focus on Biomechanics, Accident Reconstruction, Hip and Foot Prostheses, Injury and Occupant Biomechanics.
Dr. Jianying Zhang

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
United States of America
Tel: +1-412-648-9294


Dr. Jianying Zhang is an Associate Professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, USA. Dr. Zhang received her PhD in Clinical Pharmacology and Biochemistry in Japan. She has

Dr. Jianying Zhang is an Associate Professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, USA. Dr. Zhang received her PhD in Clinical Pharmacology and Biochemistry in Japan. She has developed a series of biodegradable and biocompatible polyurethane scaffolds for bone tissue engineering applications. For Dr. Zhang's outstanding contribution in research, Dr. Zhang was awarded, Pitt Innovator Award thrice by the University of Pittsburgh. She extended her research from bone tissue engineering to tendon-bone junction repair and regeneration. Dr. Zhang first developed a protocol for isolating and characterizing tendon stem cells. Her research has resulted over hundred peer-reviewed research publications. She holds more than 35 patents and some of the products generated from her patents have been approved by the FDA (USA) and put into clinical practice. Dr. Zhang research interests focus on Orthopedic research, Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, Stem cell research, Biomaterial synthesis and medical application etc.
Dr. Carlos Leal

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopedics
Medical School
Bosque University, Bogota
South America


Dr. Carlos Leal is an Associate Professor of Orthopedics, Bosque University, South America. He also serves as President at ONLAT-Latin American Society of Musculoskeletal Shockwave therapy. Dr. Leal is serving as first Vice President for Association Hispanic American from Physicians of

Dr. Carlos Leal is an Associate Professor of Orthopedics, Bosque University, South America. He also serves as President at ONLAT-Latin American Society of Musculoskeletal Shockwave therapy. Dr. Leal is serving as first Vice President for Association Hispanic American from Physicians of the Football-HISPAMEF, Spain. He is also Director for Fenway Medical Knee Surgery. He worked as Scientific Director at Latin American Society of Arthroscopy. Dr. Leal received Jose Vicente Bernal Award for the Best Research Paper of 2003, at the 48th National Congress of the Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. He also received Honorable Mention of the National Academy of Medicine, National Prize for Medical Research Rhone Poulenc Rhorer for the work "Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in immature skeleton".
Dr. Pietro Cerveri

Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering Department
Politecnico di Milano
Italy
Tel: +39-02-2399-3352


Dr. Pietro Cerveri is working as an Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano. He worked as an Associate Professor from Italian Minister of Education, University and Research at Italy. Dr. Cerveri received his PhD degree in Bioengineering at Politecnico di Milano.

Dr. Pietro Cerveri is working as an Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano. He worked as an Associate Professor from Italian Minister of Education, University and Research at Italy. Dr. Cerveri received his PhD degree in Bioengineering at Politecnico di Milano. In 2008, he was awarded with "Best Innovation Award" at K-Idea - Scientific technological park Kilometro Rosso for "Robotic technologies for the vision in mini-invasive transluminal endoscopic surgery". Dr. Cerveri developed an in-room robotic platform for image-based patient positioning verification, under a National grant, that has been adopted in clinical practice at National Center of Oncologic Hadron-therapy. His research activities concern Human motion analysis and modeling, Computer Vision, Knowledge Representation, Computer Assisted and Robotics Surgery, Medical Signal/Image Processing and Analysis. Dr. Cerveri has recently extended his research interest to the field of oncology where he is investigating new modeling approaches to predict tumor regression response to radiation and chemo-therapy in collaboration with European Institute of Oncology.