Instituto de Investigación Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain
He is a Consultant in Shoulder and Elbow in the Upper Limb Unit in Hospital La Paz and an assistant professor of Orthopedics in Universidad San Pablo C.E.U..
He is involved in clinical and basic research of the shoulder and elbow and is very involved in the dissemination of knowledge of the elbow.
He is secretary of the Spanish Society of Orthopedics, a member of the qualification committee of SECEC and vice-chair of the elbow and wrist section of ESSKA.
He has edited two books on elbow surgery and contributed with more than 20 book chapters and more than 20 peer-reviewed articles on shoulder and elbow.
PHILIPPE COLLIN, MD
Centre Hospitalier Privé de Saint Grégoire, France
After medical studies in Paris, he has been trained by different famous shoulder surgeons in France and in Europe. 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 orthopaedic surgeons, the shoulder team hosts fellows from all over the world and have a department for scientific research.
Philippe Collin has communicated all over the world (8 scientific papers at the American Academy Orthopaedic surgeon).
He has won 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.
He is ordinary member of the SECEC (member of the executive committee as Chairman of the education committee), 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.
FRANZ KRALINGER, PD MD
Wilhelminenspital der Stadt Wien, Austria
He is Chief of the Trauma and Sports Department in the Wilhelminenspital in the city of Vienna/ Austria. He is involved in clinical research of the shoulder with a special interest on osteoporotic fractures of the proximal humerus.
As the recent President of the Austrian AO Trauma he is very focused on delivering evaluated education to the surgical community.
Member of numerous societies and reviewer, he published more than 50 peer reviewed articles and 3 book chapters
BERNHARD F. MORREY, MD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
He worked at NASA as an aerospace engineer for two years before receiving an MD degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch.
He is a Fulbright Scholar and is the former chair of the Department of Orthopedics at Mayo Clinic and a member of the Board of Governors of the Mayo Clinic.
He served as a member and consultant to the FDA Orthopedic Device Panel for 15 years.
He is past president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) and of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES).
He is the past chair of the Board of Trustees of the J BJS and of the J of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.
He holds 10 patents and he has authored 12 major textbooks under four different titles, translated into six languages.
He has authored over 425 peer-reviewed publications.
PHILIPPE VALENTI, MD
Institut Parisien de l’Épaule, Paris, France
He was influenced by Alain Gilbert and AC Masquelet in his first years and worked together with Didier Patte and Rick Matsen and Charles Rockwood in the USA.
He focused on shoulder reconstruction (arthroplasty, arthroscopy, nerves reconstruction and tendon transfer). In 2003 he was one of the de-
signers of the first complete convertible shoulder prosthesis (Arrow shoulder arthroplasty).
Together with Philippe Hardy he organizes the Paris International Shoulder course.
He is the president of the French society of shoulder and elbow (SOFEC) and Vice president of the French academy of orthopedic and traumatology (AOT).
He is member of many European and international societies and has over 50 publications on PubMed and has written four books including “Tendon transfer for irreparable cuff tear” (Springer).