Dr. Darius Soonawalla (MS, FRCS(UK), DNBE, D.Ortho.) is a Senior Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon in South Mumbai, attached to Breach candy, H.N. Reliance, Saifee and Jaslok hospital.
His areas of interest are minimally invasive joint replacement & revisions.
Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Professor of Orthopedics
Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Dr Clarke completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Mayo Clinic, and a fellowship in Knee Surgery, with Dr John Insall, at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York.
Dr Clarke is the Chair of Orthopedic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, USA where he specializes in knee replacement. He has lectured extensively about knee surgery, and has authored more than 100 articles and book chapters. Dr Clarke is the Deputy Editor for Hip & Knee for JAAOS. Dr Clarke also serves as the Chair of Continuing Medical Education for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and Chair of the International Committee for ICJR.
Chief, Division of Adult Reconstruction Program Director, Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Rothman Institute Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Sidney Kimmel Medical College
As Chief of the Rothman Institute’s Division of Adult Reconstruction, Matthew S. Austin, MD, oversees one of the world’s largest and most respected hip and knee replacement and joint preservation programs. Physicians in the Division’s clinical section perform more than 14,000 arthroplasty and joint preservation procedures every year and publish a high-volume of peer-reviewed papers per year. The Division’s basic science research section has been among the top four programs receiving funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Austin also directs Rothman’s Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction, providing Fellows with the most advanced training in all aspects of hip and knee reconstruction. He holds editorial positions with numerous medical journals, lectures extensively across the United States and has published over 80 scholarly articles. He is a member of the Hip Society, Knee Society, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and serves as Chair of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Evidence-based Medicine Committee.
A 1998 graduate of the Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Austin completed an Internship in general surgery, a Residency in orthopaedic surgery and a Fellowship in adult reconstruction at Jefferson.
William J. Long, MD, FRCSC is a Senior Director and Chief of Research at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York, NY. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedics at NYU and Assistant Fellowship Program Director. He is also the Director of Research and Fellowship site director at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, NY. Following residency he completed two fellowships: the first in primary and revision joint replacement of the hip and knee at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota; the second in knee surgery and sports medicine at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York, where he remained.
He was named one of the ‘Top 22 Knee Surgeons in North America by Orthopaedics Today. He has won the research award at NYU for the last 4 years and the teaching award in 2019. He was awarded the Hip Society Stinchfield award in 2019 for his paper on Infection rates based on approach to THA. He also received the FARE Grant from AAHKS and the first associated TriOrg grant from AAHKS, the Knee Society and the Hip Society for a multicenter trial evaluating the use of betadine and vancomycin to reduce infection rates in complex TJAs.
- Professor and Chairman of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hallym University College of Medicine
- Director of Arthroplasty Center, Hallym University Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital
Graduated from Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea (M.D., Ph.D. 1979)
Residency at Severance Hospital, Medical College of Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Obtained the License of Specialty of the Orthopedic Surgery (1987)
Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University with Dr. Salvati 1993-1994
Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University with Dr. Harris 1994-1995
Traveling Fellowship (Arthroplasty Centers in USA) 1991
President of Academic Societies
Former President of the Korean Hip Society 2006
Fomer President of the CAOS-KOREA 2014
Former President of the Korean Musculoskeletal Transplantation Society 2006
Former President of the 12th International Bioceramic Symposium 2007
Held the Chang’s Orthopaedic Conference (Kolkota, India) 2012
Meeting Director of International Symposium, Tribology: Science and Practice 2014
Asian-Pacific Chairman of Kleos Educational Program 2011
Meeting Director of Advances in Orthopaedics Conferenc Singapore 2016
Editorial Activity for Academci Journal and Publication of Texbook
Editorial Board of the Journal of Arthroplasty since 1996
Guest Editor of the Journal of Arthroplasty, Asia-Pacific Issues since 2005
Editor-in-Chief, the Textbook of the Hip 2014
Editor-in-Chief; Dictionary for the Hip 2015
Associate Editor-in-Chief of Arthroplasty for the official journal of Arthroplasty Society in Asia 2018
Reviewer of Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, Plos One.
Editorial Board of the Journal of the Korean Orthoapedic Surgery, the Journal of the Korean Hip Society,
Trustee of Academic Societies
Trusrtee of the Korean Orthopaedic Association, the Korean Hip Society, the Korean Musculoskeletal Transplantation Society, the Fracture Society, CAOS-KOREA
Member of Academic Societies
Member of the Orthopedic Research Society (U.S.A), SICOT, the Korean Orthopedic Association, the Korean Hip Society, the Korean Knee Society, the Korean Fracture Society, the Korean Musculoskeletal Transplantation Society, CAOS-KOREA etc. Hornorable member of Indian Arthroplasty Association
Academic Awards from Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (2007), Korean Osthopaedic Association (2003, 2005, 2008), Korean Hip Society (2006, 2010), etc..
Certificate of Honor from Arthroplasty Society in Asia (2015), from Indian Arthroplasty Association (2012), from Maongolia (2008), and from Hallym University (2005, 2010), Certificate of Honor from Korean Hip Society (2018) etc..
Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology Special accident surgery. Dr Klatte has done his PhD thesis on ‘One-stage exchange in periprosthetic joint infections’. His research focus is on Bio-mechanic, Septic Orthopaedic Surgery and Shoulder surgery. Dr Klatte has received several awards/ Stipendary like the Science Award in Bio-mechanic AGA-Congress, Linz 2018, Austria and Stipendary SICOT World Congress 2014, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Currently, he is a Consultant in Department for Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany. Area of expertise: Trauma surgery & Shoulder surgery
Neil Sheth is Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. He then spent 2 years on Wall Street as a Financial Analyst in Solomon Smith Barney's Healthcare Investment banking division prior to attending medical school at the Albany Medical College. Following medical school, he completed a 6 year Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Following residency, he completed an adult hip and knee reconstruction fellowship at Rush University as well as a 3 month mini-fellowship at the Endo Klinik in Hamburg, Germany focusing on peri-prosthetic infection. Dr. Sheth returned to join the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. He is currently the Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction Fellowship Site Director for Pennsylvania Hospital. His clinical research focuses on acetabular bone loss pertaining to revision total hip arthroplasty, peri-prosthetic infection and health policy and health economics as it pertains to total joint replacement. As a Senior Fellow at Leonard Davis Institute of Economics, he has been leading a team to change systems of musculoskeletal care delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Martin Zimmermann, PhD
Swiss citizen with a PhD in Materials Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
More than 25 years of experience in Orthopaedics
Worked for several companies, such as Sulzer/Zimmer, Endoplus/Smith & Nephew, Medacta
Senior Scientific Consultant for CeramTec in Asia, lives in the Philippines
Mr. Anant N Mahapatra
MS(Orth), FRCS, MCh(Orth),FRCS(Orth), FIOA, FFSEM.
Clinical Lead / Hon. Sr. Lecturer.
RCSI Group of Hospitals Dublin North-East.
Fellow Indian Orth. Association.2017
Chair - Enhanced Recovery Program.
Chair - Neck of Femur Group.
Prof P K Duraiswamy Oration NZOA Shimla 2018.
Prof A K Saha Oration, IOACON Kochi 2016.
Court Of Examiners RCSI Dublin.
National/Overseas FRCS(Orth), MRCS Exams.
Examiner SICOT Orth. Diploma Exams.
National Delegate Ireland – SICOT.
Editorial board IJO, Reviewer Orth. Journals.
Co-ordinator FRCS (Orth) Basic Sc. Course RCSI.
College Blue Award. SCB Med. Col. Cuttack. India.