Dr. Anthony A. Schepsis

Coastal Orthopedics
Beverly, MA
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Boston University School of Medicine

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Curriculum Vitae

 

Curriculum Vitae

  ANTHONY A. SCHEPSIS, M.D.

 

  I. PERSONAL INFORMATION

  PLACE OF BIRTH:     Utica, New York

  E-MAIL:                        schepsis@comcast.net          

 

 II. EDUCATION (GRADUATE AND POST-GRADUATE)                       

                      

UNIVERSITY:   Boston University, College of Liberal Arts

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Phi Beta Kappa, 9/70 - 6/73

 
Boston University School of Medicine

Degree: M.D. 9/72- 6/76

(Combined six-year medical program)

 

   INTERNSHIP:   Boston Medical Center

  General Surgery(PGY-1):  7/1976 - 6/1977

 

                RESIDENCY:    Residency in Orthopedic Surgery, (PGY-2 - PGY-5)

                                         6 /1977- 6 /1981

                                  

  III. HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS AND EMPLOYMENT           

 

Boston Medical Center

Active Staff Surgeon

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

 

Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital

Visiting Staff

 

New England Baptist Hospital

Active Staff Surgeon

 

Beverly Hospital

Active Staff Surgeon

 

 IV. BOARD CERTIFICATION          

  American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1985

          
  V. MEDICAL LICENSE

                Massachusetts #44599- 1977 -2011

  

VI. ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

                               Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine,                               2000- present

Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine  1992 -2000

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine  July 1986-Sept. 1992

Director of Sports Medicine, Boston University Medical Center 1998-2012

Director of Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, Boston University Medical Center 2000-2012

Clinical Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery. Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA July 1981-July 1986

Clinical Instructor of Orthopedics and Physical Therapy. Sargent College of Physical Therapy, Boston University, Boston, MA  July 1981-2006

Instructor, Bouve School of Physical Therapy,  Northeastern University, Boston, MA  July 1981-2000

Director of Teaching Center for International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine 2005-2011

Chairman and Director; Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete Annual National Sports Medicine Seminar 1991- present

 

VII.  OTHER APPOINTMENTS

                             Board of Directors, Patellofemoral Foundation

Head Team Physician, Boston University Intercollegiate Athletic Program
1990 -2011

Head Team Physician, University of Massachusetts Boston Intercollegiate Athletic Program 1948-2001

Editorial Board, American Journal of Sports Medicine

Editorial Board, Journal of Arthroscopy

Editorial Board, Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Physical Therapy

Master Instructor: Advanced Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopic Procedures: Orthopaedic Learning Center, Rosemont, Illinois

Sports Medicine Consultant, World Wrestling Federation

Sports Medicine Consultant, Northeastern University Intercollegiate Athletic Program

Sports Medicine Consultant, Healthsouth Corporation

Sports Medicine Consultant, U.S. Olympic Men’s and Women’s Hockey

NFL Consulting Physician

               Orthopedic Consultant for the World Wrestling Federation

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: Committee for Certificate for Added Qualification in Sports Medicine

Arthroscopy Association of North America: Learning Center Committee

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: Committee for Sports Medicine Assessment Examination

Executive Committee for Instructional Courses, Arthroscopy Association of North America

Executive Committee: Sports Medicine Fellowship Examination, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2002 - 2008

 

 VIII. CERTIFICATIONS            

              Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1977

              Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1985

 
IX.CLINICAL AND RESEARCH INTERESTS                                   

    •  Sports Medicine
    • Advanced Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Cartilage Transplantation and Restoration Procedures
    • Meniscal Transplantation Procedures
    • Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
    • Patellofemoral Instability
    • Patellofemoral Arthrosis
    • Three-dimensional Scaffolding Techniques for Cartilage Restoration
    • HemiCAP Prosthetic Resurfacing for Full-Thickness Articular Cartilage Defects of the               Femoral Condyles
    • Development of Arthroscopic Retropatellar            
    • OATS Procedure
    • Tibial OATS Study Group
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Achilles Tendon Injuries in Athletes
    • Groin Injuries in Soccer and Hockey Players
    • Exertional Compartment Syndromes in Athletes
    • Injuries Specific to the Female Athlete
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
    • Anteriorization of Tibial Tubercle
    • Allografts for Ligament Reconstruction: New Alternatives
    • Bioabsorbable Fixation Techniques
    • Posterior Shoulder Instability
    • Medial Collateral Ligament Injuries
    • Tendon Ruptures in Athletes

 
X. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

    • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
    • American College of Sports Medicine
    • American Orthopedic Association
    • American Orthopedic Association
    • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
    • American Medical Association
    • Arthroscopy Association of North America
    • Boston Sports Medicine Society
    • International Cartilage Repair Society
    • International Patellofemoral Study Group
    • International Society of the Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Patellofemoral Foundation
    • Phi Beta Kappa, Boston University 
    • Massachusetts Medical Society
    • Massachusetts Orthopedic Association

 

XI. CIVIC/PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES                     

    • New England Organ Bank: Medical Advisory Board
    • Cryolife Investigational Committee: Tissue Allografts 
    • Clinical Instructor of Physical Therapy, Sargent College of Physical Therapy, Boston University, July 1981-2000 

XII. RESEARCH AND RESEARCH INVESTIGATIVE APPOINTMENTS

Research Multicenter Study, Wright Corporation: Graft Jacket Augmentation for Rotator Cuff Repairs

Knee Advisory Panel: Smith & Nephew Corporation, 2000-present

Clinical Investigator: Arthrex Corporation

Clinical Investigator: Lifenet Corporation

Clinical Investigator: Arthrosurface Corporation, Prosthetic Implantation for Cartilage Defects of the Knee

Clinical Investigator & Surgeon Advisory Panel: Osteobiologics Corporation, Synthetic Scaffolds for Cartilage Restoration Procedures

Clinical Investigation: Smith & Nephew Endoscopy for New Fixation Devices for ACL Reconstruction and Meniscal Repair                                               

Clinical Investigation: Cryolife Company for New Allograft Alternatives for ACL Reconstruction

Clinical Investigations: Axya Company, Ultrasounic Welding For Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

Phase I & II Investigator. Ligament Augmentation Device LAD (3M}, 1983-1991

Phase II Investigator. Subintestinal, Submucosa for Rotator Cuff Repair Augmentation, 1996-present

 

XIII. PUBLICATIONS           

Stiebel, M., Corey, E., Schepsis, A. “Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament.” Techniques in Knee Surgery, June 2009, 8(2): 91- 97.

 

Morse, K.; Davis, A.D.; Afra, R.; Kralle, E.; Schepsis, A.; Voloshin, I. “Arthroscopic Versus Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair:  A Comprehensive Review and Meta-analysis.” American Journal of Sports Medicine, September 2008  (36)9:  1824-1828.

 

Edgar, C.M.; Zimmer, S.D.; Kakar, S.; Jones, H.; Schepsis, A.A.; “Prospective Comparison of Auto and Allograft Hamstring and Tendon Constructs for ACL Reconstruction, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research,  2008, Vol. 466:  2238-2246.

 

Kakar, S.; Voloshin, I.; Kaye, Krall, E.; E.K., Crivello, K., Edgar, C.M.; Edmond C.M.; Pryor, J.D., Schepsis, A.A.  “Posterior Shoulder Instability: Comprehensive Analysis of Open and Arthroscopic Approaches.”  American Journal of Orthopedics 36(12) December 2007:  655-659.

 

Farr, J.; Schepsis, A.; Cole, B.; Fulkerson, J.; Lewis, P., “Anteromedialization: Review and Technique.” Journal of Knee Surgery 20(2) April 2007: 120-128.

 

Schepsis, A.A.; Stucken, C.; Geary, M.; Bono, T.; Krall, E. "Correlation of Clinical and Imaging Parameters in Evaluation of Patients with Patellofemoral Instability." Accepted for publication Clinical Orthopedics & Related Research, 2007.

 

Charron, K.; Schepsis, A.A.; Voloshin, I. "Arthroscopic Distal Clavicle Resection in Athletes:  A Prospective Comparison of the Direct and Indirect Approach." American Journal of Sports Medicine 10(10) January 2007: 49-55.

 

Bicos, J.; Carofino, B.; Andersen, M.; Schepsis, A.A.; Fulkerson, J.P.; Mazzocca, A. "Patellofemoral Forces After Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction: A Biomechanical Analysis." Journal of Knee Surgery, 19(4) October 2006: 317-326.

 

Farr, J.; Schepsis, A.A. "Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament for Recurrent Patellar Instability." Journal of Knee Surgery, 19(4) October 2006: 307-316.

 

Schepsis, A.A.; Watson, E.; Creevy, W. "Surgical Management of Overuse Injuries of the Lower Extremity."  Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine (Winter 2006).

 

Farr, J., Schepsis, A.; Cole, B.; Fulkerson, J.; Lewis, P. Anteromedialization of the Tibial Tubercle: A Review & Technique.  Accepted by Journal of Knee Surgery (Winter 2006).

 

Sharon, K.; Schepsis, A.A.. "Management of Patellofemoral Instability" chapter in Clinical Sports Medicine.  Darren Johnson & Scott Maier, eds. ( ):  .

 

Nicoletta, R.J.; Schepsis, A.A. “The Patellofemoral Joint” in Sports Medicine: Just the Facts. Francis G. O’Connor, ed. (McGraw Hill) 2004: 356-359.

 

Geary, M, Schepsis, A.A. Management of Acute Patellar Dislocations. Journal of Orthopedics. Fall 2004.

 

Schepsis, A.A, Watson, E. “Correlation of Q-angle and Radiographic Trochlear Groove-Tibial Tubercle Distance: An Assessment of Patellar Instability and Malalignment.” Submitted to Journal of Knee Surgery.

 

Schepsis, A.A. Surgical Management of Patellar Instability: Orthopaedic

Knowledge Online; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: http://www5.aaos.org/oko/sports/patellar_instability/pathophysiolgy/pathophysiology.cfm

 

Schepsis, A.A., Watson, F. E.: Patellofemoral Arthrosis with Malalignment: AAOS Monograph on Common Patellofemoral Problems. Editor John Fulkerson, M.D. Spring 2004.

 Schepsis, A.A., Watson, F.E., Creevy, W.: Surgical Management of Overuse Conditions of the Lower Extremity: Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. In press.

 

Haas, A., Schepsis, A.A.; Edgar, C: Results of Meniscal Repair Using the FasT-Fix all-inside Meniscal Repair Device. Accepted for publication by Journal of  Arthroscopy.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Fitzgerald, M.: Revision Surgery for ExertionalAnteriorCompartment Syndrome: Indications, Technique & Results. Accepted for publication by American Journal of Sports Medicine.

 

Fitzgerald, M., Schepsis, A.A.; Morgan, C:  Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow Utilizing Gracilis Allograft in Athletes. Accepted for publication by American Journal of Sports Medicine.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Edgar, C., Jones, H.:  A Prospective Comparison of Autograft vs. Allograft Hamstring Constructs for Primary ACL Reconstruction. Accepted    for publication by Journal of Arthroscopy.  Winner of the Arthroscopy Association of America Annual Resident Fellow Clinical Research Award.

 

Schepsis, A.A.:Two Year Follow up of Meniscal Repair Using a Bioabsorable Arrow. Journal of Arthroscopy, Vol. 18 (1): 64-69. January 2002.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Jones, H.P., Haas, A.L.: Achilles Tendon Disorders in Athletes: A Current Concepts Review. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol 30: 287-303. 2002.

 

                               Jones, H.P, Lemos, M.J., Schepsis, A.A.: Salvage of Failed Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction Using Autogenous Semitendinosis Tendon From the Knee: Surgical Technique and Case Report. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol 29: 234-237. 2001.

 

Schepsis, A.A.: Subcalcaneal Pain. Postgraduate Advances in Sports Medicine. Forum Medicus. Vol 17 (5), 1989.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Ligamentous Injuries of the Ankle, Chapter in Yablon I.G., Segal, D., Leach, R.E., Ankle Injuries: Churchill-Livingston, 1983.

 

Schepsis, AA, DeSimone, A., Jones, H.: Posterior Capsular Shift and Biceps Tendon Transfer for Posterior Shoulder Instability. Accepted by Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research.

 

Schepsis, A.A., DeSimone, A. A., Leach, R.E.: Anterior Tibial Tubercle Transposition for Patellofemoral Arthrosis: A Long-Term Study. The American Journal of Knee Surgery.Vol. 7, 13-20 Winter, 1994.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Getleman, M., Reynolds, F.: Revision ACL Reconstruction: Comparison of Autograft and Allograft. Accepted by Journal of Arthroscopy.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Gill, S.: Fasciotomy for Anterior Compartment Syndrome: Is Lateral Compartment Release Necessary? American Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol. 27 No.4, 430-435, 1999.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Graf, M., Jones, H.: Ruptures of the Pectoralis Major: Overall Results and Comparison of Acute vs. Chronic repair. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol. 20 No. 1; 9-15, January 2000.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Greenleaf, J.: Prosthetic Materials for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Orthopedic Review. XIX (II); 984-991,1990.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Jones, H, Lemos, M.: MRI for the Use of Pectoralis Major Rupture: Is it Accurate? Accepted by American Journal of Sports Medicine for Publication.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Jones, H, Saltzman, R.: Arthroscopic Method for Shoulder of Arthrodesis. Submitted to Journal of Arthroscopy.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Leach, R.E. : The Maquet Procedure: Long-term follow-up. Journal of Sports Medicine.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Leach, R.E.: Compartment Syndromes: Chapter in Evarts; Surgery of the Musculoskeletal System, P.P. 3963~3976. Lippincott, 1989.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Leach, R.E. Gorzyea, J.: Plantar Fascitis: Surgical Results And Review of the Literature. Clinical Orthopedic and Related Research, (266): 185-196, 1991.

 

              Schepsis, A.A., Leach, R.E.: Surgical Management of Achilles Tendinitis. American                 Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol. 15, No.4, 1987.

 

            Schepsis, A.A., Leach, R.E., Katz, G.: The Maquet Procedure for Patellofemoral        Arthrosis: A 10-Year Study. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol. 17 (5), 1989.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Lynch, G.: Current Concept of Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Lower Extremity. Current Opinion in Rheumatology. Vol. 8 No. 2, 143-147, March 1996.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Martini, D., Corbett, M: Surgical Management of Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Lower Leg: Long-Term Follow-Up. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Pages 163-170, 1994.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Martini, D., Leach, R.E.: Surgical Management of Exertional Lower Leg Pain: A Long -Term Follow-Up. Orthopedics Transactions. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Vol16, No.2: 340, 1992.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Prokopis, P.: Allograft Use for ACL Reconstruction: Current Concepts. Journal of Knee. Vol. 6; 75-85, 1999.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Rullo, D,: Recognizing Lower Extremity Tendon Ruptures. Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 72-78, 1988.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Wagner, C., Leach R.E.: Surgical Management of Achilles Tendon Overuse Injuries: A Long Term Follow-Up Study. American Journal of Sports Medicine. Vol.22,  No.5, 611-619, 1994.

 

Abramowitz, A.J., Schepsis, A.A.: Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Lower Leg. Orthopedic Review. Vol. 23 No.3, 219-226, March 1994.

 

              Abramowitz, A.J., Schepsis, A.A., McArthur, C.: The Medial TibialSyndrome:                            The Role of  Surgery. Orthopedic Review. 875-881, November 1994.

 

Demos, H., Whitelaw, G.P., Schepsis, A.A., Jacques, E: The Use of Cryocuff vs. Ice and Elastic Wrap in Knee Arthroscopy. Accepted for publication in the American Journal of Knee Surgery, 1995.

 

Fowble, C.D., Zimmer, J. W ., Schepsis, A. A.: The Role of Arthroscopy in the Assessment and Treatment of Tibial Plateau Fractures. The Yearbook of Sports Medicine. Pages 161-163,1993.

 

Fowble, C.D., Zimmer, J.W., Schepsis, A. A.: The Role of Arthroscopy in the Assessment and Treatment of Tibial Plateau Fractures. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. Vol. 9, No.5, 584-590, 1993.

 

Jones, H.P., Lemos, M.J., Schepsis, A.A.: Salvage of failed Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction Using Autogenous Semitendinosus Tendon From the Knee: Surgical technique and case report. American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol 29, No. 2, 2001.

 

Jones, H., Tilzey, J., Glennon, J., Schepsis, A.A..: Recognition and Treatment of Shoulder Joint Injuries; Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries; Pathophysiology, Recognition and Treatment. American Journal of Physical Therapy Association. 1999.

 

Leach, R.E., Schepsis, A.A.: Shoulder Pain. Clinics and Sports Medicine. Vol 2, No.1, 123-135, March 1983.

 

Leach, RE. Corbett, M., Schepsis, A.A., Stockel, J.: Results of Modified Putti-Platt Operation for Recurrent Shoulder Dislocations and Subluxations. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, 164:20-25, April 1992.

 

Leach, R.E., Paul G. R., Yablon, I.G., Schepsis, A.A.: Anterior Displacement of the Tibial Tubercle: The Maquet Procedure. Contemporary Orthopedics, 3:119-124, 1981.

 

Leach, R.E., Schepsis, A.A.: Shoulder Injuries in Athletes. Symposium on Olympic Sports Medicine: Clinics in Sports Medicine. Vol. 2; No.1, March 1983.

 

Leach, R.E., Schepsis, A.A.: Acute Ligament Injuries of the Ankle, C.M. Evarts, Editor in: Surgery of the Musculoskeletal System, Churchill-Livingston, 1989.

 

Leach, R.E., Schepsis, A.A.:Hind foot Pain in Athletes. Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine, 2 (l0) 16-25, 1985.

 

              Leach, R.E., Schepsis, A.A.: Achilles Tendinitis. Postgraduate Advances in Sports   Medicine. Forum Medicus, I-V111, 1986.

 

Leach, R.E., Schepsis, A.A.: Malik, A.: Tennis Elbow. Chapter in "Sports and Exercise in Midlife. Publication in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Section 4, Chapter 26, 471-482, 1984.

 

Leach, R.E., Schepsis, A.A.: Takai, H: Achilles Tendinitis: Don't Let it Be An Athletes Downfall. Physician and Sports Medicine, Vol. 19, No.8, 87-92, August, 1991.

 

Leach, R.E., Schepsis, A.A.: When Hind Foot Pain Slows the Athlete, Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 106-124, April, 1992.

 

Leach, R.E., Schepsis, A.A.: Takai, H: Long Term Results of Surgical Management of Achilles Tendinitis in Runner. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research (828); 208-212, Sept. 1992.

 

Morrissey, M.C., Schepsis, A.A.; Post Surgical Physical Therapy of the Orthopedic Patient: Thc Knee. Chapter in Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete. Appleton and Lang. In Publication

 

Naimark, A., Kossoff, J., Schepsis, A.A.: Intetrochanteric Fracture: Current Concepts of an Old Subject. American Journal of Radiology. 113:889-894, 1979.

 

Snyder-Mackler, L., Ladin, Z., Schepsis, A.A., Young, J.C.: Electrical stimulation of the thigh muscles after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. Effects of electrically elicited contraction of the quadriceps femoris and hamstring muscles on gait and on strength of the thigh muscles.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 73A, 7:1025-36, August, 1991

 

Whitelaw, G., Demuth, K.A., Demos, H.A., Schepsis, A.A.: The Use of the Cryocuff vs. Ice and Elastic Wrap in the Postoperative Care of Knee Arthroscopy Patients. American Journal of Knee Surgery. Vol. 8 No.1, 28-30, 1995.



   XIV. MANUSCRIPTS

              Schepsis, A.A.; Elman, M.; Zimmer, S.

Complications in Knee and Shoulder Surgery:  Management and Treatment Options for the Sports Medicine Orthopedist. Avoiding, Managing, and Treating Complications in Patellar Surgery.

 

Schepsis, A.A.Analysis of Open and Arthroscopic Management of Posterior Shoulder Instability: Manuscript in Progress.

 

                Watson, E., Schepsis, A.A.: Study in Progress

            Anatomic Reconstruction of Acute and Chronic Acromioclavicular Type V Separations             with two Gracilis Allografts Reproducing the Coronoid and Trapezoid Ligaments.

 

            Davidson, P., Schepsis, A.A.

            Osteochondral Allograft and Autograft Transfer for Osteochondral Defects of the Patella:             Intermediate Term Study.

             Edgar, C., Schepsis, A.A., Jones, H., Kralle, __.

Prospective Comparison of Autograft vs. Allograft Hamstrings for Primary ACL  Reconstruction:  A 3 to 5 Year Follow Up. Submitted to Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery for publication.

             Schepsis, A.A., Hornstein, J.

A Comparison of Pullout Strength Between Arthroscopic Suture Welding and Arthroscopic Knot Tying for Rotator Cuff Repair: White Paper, Axien Corporation, 2002.

 

            Schepsis, A.A.

Correlation of Trochlear Groove Depth and Shape by MRI and Cadaver Specimen: White Paper in conjunction with Cryolife Corporation.

 

            Nicoletta, R. Schepsis, A.A.

Correlation of Lateral Patellofemoral Angle on CT Scan with Results of Lateral Retinacular Release.

 

            Jones, H., Tilzey, J., Schepsis, A.A.

Acromioclavicular Injuries Overview in Current Concepts. To be Published in Journal of Orthopedics and Physical Therapy.

 

            Schepsis, A.A., Haas, A.L., Lemos, M.J., Wilk, R.M.

Thermal Capsulaorrahaphy in Shoulder Surgery for Instability Using the Arthrocare Radiofrequency Device.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Getelman, M., Reynolds, F. Zimmer, J.W.

Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Overall Results and a

Comparison of Autograft with Allograft. Accepted by Journal of Arthroscopy.

 

Schepsis, A.A., DeSimone, A., Peluso, M.

Biceps Tendon Transfer and Capsulorraphy for Posterior Shoulder InstabilityPresented at A.A.O.A., 1994  and accepted for publication in Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research.

 

Schepsis, A.A., DeSimone, A., Harrison, S.Biceps Tendon Transfer for Posterior Shoulder Instability. Presentation to A.A.O.S., 1994 and Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

 

Schepsis, A.A., DeSimone, A., Myers, D. ACL Reconstruction utilizing LAD Augmented Double Loop Semitendinosus and Gracilis. Submitted to Journal of Knee Surgery.

 

Schepsis, A.A. Endoscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective Study of Patellar Tendon Autograft with and without Synthetic Augmentation. Submitted to Journal of Knee Surgery.

 

Schepsis, A.A., Zimmer, J., Malik, A. Groin Pain in the Athlete: Evaluation and Treatment. Submitted to Journal of Sports Medicine.

 

XV. AUDIO TAPE SERIES PUBLICATIONS

 

              Proximal Biceps Disorders. Audio Digest in Orthopedics. Fall 2004.

 

Distal Realignment for Patellar Instability and Malalignment with and without Arthrosis.   Audio Digest for Orthopedics. Fall 2004.

 

             Patellofemoral Surgery. Audio Digest in Orthopedics. Vol. 25, No. 11, November 2002.

 

             Ruptures of the Pectoralis Major. Audio Digest in Orthopedics. Vol. 23, No. 5, January 2002.

 

 Autograft ACL Reconstruction Utilizing Hamstrings. Audio Digest in Orthopedics. Vol. 21,  No.2, February 1998.

 

            Revision ACL Reconstruction. Audio Digest in Orthopedics. Col. 19, No.4, March 1997.

 

Ruptures of the Pectoralis Major on CD-ROM. American Orthopedic Society of Sports  Medicine. July 1998.

 

          Posterior Shoulder Instability. Audio Digest in Orthopedics. Vol. 19, No. 7, January 1997.

 

Posterior Heel Pain in the Runner. Orthopedic Audio Synopsis Foundation; Continuing Education in Orthopedic Surgery. Vol. 18, No.1, 1986.

 

The Athletes Foot. The Audio Digest Foundation of Orthopedics. Vol. 18, No.5, May 1995.  Topic: Tendon-Achilles Injury.

 

 XVI. VIDEO TAPE PUBLICATIONS

 Medialization and Anteromedialization of the Tibial Tubercle. AAOS Orthopedic Knowledge  On-Line. 2004

 

 Surgical Management of Patellar Instability. AAOS Orthopedic Knowledge On-Line. AAOS Website, Spring 2003.

 

Arthroscopic Capsular Release for Adhesive Capsulitis. Videotape production for Advanced Surgical Skills Laboratory, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Rosemont, Illinois, Spring 2003.

 

Arthroscopic Management of Biceps Tendon Disorders. Advanced Shoulder Skills: Orthopedic Teaching Center, Rosemont, Illinois, Spring 2003.

 

Hamstring ACL Reconstruction: Harvesting Methods and Techniques. Presented at Arthroscopy Association North America. April 1997.

 

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Double Loop Semitendinosus Gracilis and LAD. Sponsored by the 3M Foundation. Presented at First World Congress of SportsTrauma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, May 2~29, 1992.

 

Endoscopic ACL Reconstruction: Patellar Tendon with and without LAD,Sports Medicine Symposium, 1992.

 

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Double Loop Semitendinosus Gracilis and LAD Presented at the International Society of the knee. Copenhagen, Denmark, June, 1993.

 

XVII. WEB PUBLICATIONS

Schepsis, A.A. Surgical Management of Patellar Instability: Orthopaedic Knowledge Online; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Website: http://www5.aaos.org/oko/sports/patellar_instability/pathophysiology/pathophysiology.cfm

 

Schepsis, A.A.  Algorithm for Treatment of Patellar Instability.  Knee 1 Hero Site (December 2005).Website:http://www.knee1.com/index.cfm

 

Schepsis, A.A. Distal realignment for Patellar Instability: Orthopaedic Knowledge Online; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. (Winter 2006). Website: http://www5.aaos.org/oko/sports/patellar_instability/pathophysiology/pathophysiology.cfm

 

Schepsis, A.A. Reconstruction of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament:  A Technical Update (Winter 2006). Website: http://www5.aaos.org/oko/sports/patellar_instability/pathophysiology/pathophysiology.cfm

 

 XVIII. BOOK EDITORSHIPS

Editor: Sports Medicine Volume of 8 Volume Series (Essential of Orthopaedic Surgery) Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. Published, 2010

  

XIX. EDITORIAL BOARDS
 

Editorial Board, Journal of Arthroscopy, 1995-2009

Education and Instructional Course Committee: Arthroscopy Association of North America, 1995-2011

Editorial Review Board, American Journal of Sports Medicine, 1990-present

Editorial Review Board, Journal of Orthopedics and Physical Therapy, 1991-present

Associate Editor and Review Board: Forum Medicus: Symposiums in Sports Medicine, 1986-present

 
 XX. NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL COURSE CHAIRMANSHIPS

Course Chairman, “Current Updates in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine,” Las Vegas, NV, October 28, 2007.

Course Chairman, “Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete,” and “Sports Medicine Update 2007,” Martha’s Vineyard, August 1-5, 2007.

 
Chairman, Knee Bioskills Laboratory; Co-Chairman, Knee Instructional Section.  Arthroscopy Association of North America Twenty Fifth Annual Fall Meeting, Palm Desert, CA, November 8-11, 2006.

Course & Laboratory Chairman.  "Focal Patellofemoral Arthroplasty:  A New Approach for Resurfacing Patellofemoral Defects." American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Teaching Center, Rosemont, IL, September 23, 2006.
 

Course Chairman:  International Patellofemoral Study Group Meeting, Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston, MA, May 4-6, 2006.

Course Chairman:  Instructional Course # 401:  "Patellofemoral Instability:  A Systematic Approach."  Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 18-21, 2006. 

Course Chairman:  "The Athlete's Shoulder, Elbow & Articular Cartilage." February 19-22, 2006, Wyndham Aruba Resort Spa & Casino, Palm Beach, Aruba. 

Course Chairman: Shoulder, Elbow and Articular Cartilage Disorders in Sports Medicine: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete. Aruba, February 2004. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 2004. July 19-23, Martha’s Vineyard, MA. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 2003. July 2003, Martha’s Vineyard, MA. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation of the Shoulder, Elbow & Articular Cartilage in Athletes: February 2004, Aruba. 

Course Chairman:  Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 2002. July 2002, Martha’s Vineyard, MA. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 2001. July 2001, Nantucket, MA. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 2000. February 2000, Aruba. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update1999. July 1999, Martha's Vineyard, MA. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update1998 in Conjunction with Dr. Robert Hunter. February 1998. Aspen, Colorado. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1997. July 1997, Martha's Vineyard, MA. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports MedicineUpdate1997 in Conjunction with Dr. Robert Hunter. March 1997. Aspen, Colorado. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1996. July 1996, Martha's Vinyard, MA. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1995. July 1995, Martha's Vineyard, MA. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update1994. July 2&-29,1994, Martha's Vineyard, MA. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1993. July 26-30, 1994, Chatham, MA.  

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update l992. August 3-7, 1992, Chatham, MA. 

Course Chairman: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1991. July 22-26,1991, Chatham, MA. 

Course Chairman/Educational Leader: Australia-New Zealand Sports Medicine Seminar Program. Professional Seminar Consultants. March 4-20, 1987.  

Course Chairman/Educational Leader: Soviet Union Sports Medicine Seminar Program.Professional Seminar Consultants. April 14-28, 1985.

XXI.  VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS

"HemiCAP System for the Femoral Condyle, Patellofemoral Joint & Shoulder."  University Medical School at Catana, Sicily.  Hotel Baya Verde, September 29, 2006.
 

"Current Concepts in Focal Resurfacing of the Shoulder for Osteoarthritis or Osteochondral Defects."  University Medical School at Catana, Sicily.  Hotel Baya Verde, September 29, 2006.

"The Results of Multi-Center Study of Focal HemiCAP Resurfacing of the Femoral Condyle for Localized Osteochondral Defects."  University Medical School at Catana, Sicily.  Hotel Baya Verde, September 29, 2006. 

"Focal Prosthetic Resurfacing of the Patellofemoral Joint, Using a Novel Prosthesis."  University Medical School at Catana, Sicily.  Hotel Baya Verde, September 29, 2006. 

Visiting Professor, New England Baptist Hospital. Grand Rounds, March 1999. 

Visiting Professor, U-Mass Medical Center, April 2000. 

Visiting Professor, Aspen Orthopedics Associates and Sports Medicine Foundation, September 2001. 

Visiting Professor March, 1996, U-Mass Medical Center. Grand Round Presentation, October 1997, Worcester, MA. 

Visiting Professor, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA. 

Visiting Professor, University of Denver, February 1997, Denver, CO. 

Visiting Professor, Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, February 1998, Boston, MA. 

The Maquet Procedure for Patellofemoral Arthrosis, Brigham & Women's Hospital, May 1989, Boston, MA. 

Current Concepts in Synthetic Augmentation for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. August, 1991. Visiting Professorship Grand Rounds, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA. 

Surgical Management of Achilles Tendon Disorders. May 1992. Visiting Professorship Grand Rounds, U-Mass Medical Center. Worcester, MA. 

Visiting Professorship Grand Rounds, U-Mass Medical Center, Worcester, MA. 

Posterior Heel Pain in the Athlete. June 1992, Visiting Professorship Grand Rounds, New England Baptist Hospital. Boston, MA.  

Grand Rounds Presentation. June 1993. Visiting Professor, Orthopedic Combines Grand Rounds, New England Medical Center. Boston, MA. 

Grand Rounds Presentation. October 1993. Visiting Professor, New England Baptist Hospital. Boston, MA. 

Grand Rounds Presentation .May 1995. Visiting Professor, Brigham, & Women's Hospital. Boston, MA. 

 

XXII.  NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS & COURSE INSTRUCTORSHIPS

“Pectoralis Major Repairs:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” Presentation at New England Shoulder and Elbow Society, Jay Peak, Vermont, January 28-29, 2011.  

“Patellofemoral Options, 2010”.  Waltham, Massachusetts.  15th Annual Boston Children’s Sports Symposium, October 29, 2010. 

ANNA Master’s Experienced Course, Master Instructor in Laboratory Section for “Advances in Knee Surgery:  Cartilage Restoration.”  Two Presentations:  “Overview in Posterior Articular Cartilage Lesions,” and “ Patellofemoral Arthrosis Treatment Planning and Resurfacing,” August 27 – 29, 2010, Rosemont, IL. 

“Patellofemoral Instability Update 2009:  Autograft Versus Allograft OATS for Knee Articular Cartilage Defects.” Maine Society of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Bar Harbor, ME. September 11-12, 2009. 

“Metallic Resurfacing for Focal Knee Defects.” Maine Society of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Bar Harbor, ME. September 11-12, 2009. 

Patellofemoral Update 2009:  “Instability, Arthrosis, Mal-Alignment, and Complex Issues.” 

“Focal Resurfacing Arthroplasty of the Knee.” The Musculoskeletal Institute’s 9th Annual Orthopedic Meeting. Stowe, VT, January 23-24, 2009. 

Guest Speaker, Boston Orthopedic Club:  “Focal Resurfacing of the Shoulder and Knee:  Is There a Role?”  Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, MA. January 12, 2009. 

Master Instructor, Master's Experience Course, “Advances in Knee Surgery:  Cartilage Focus,” Chicago, IL, September 5-7, 2008. 

“Overview and Approach to Articular Cartilage Lesions,”  “Focal Resurfacing Options in Articular Cartilage Surgery,” and “The Challenge of the Patellofemoral Articular Cartilage Damage.” Chicago, IL, September 5-7, 2008. 

“Arthoscopic vs. Mini-Open Rotator Cuff Repair:  A Meta-Analysis.” Morse, K.A.; Davis, D.; Afra, R.;  Krall K.; Schepsis A., and Voloshin, I. AOA-COA Combined Meeting, June 2008. 

Schepsis, AA; Miniachi, A; Siegel, J, et al., “Focal Inlay Resurfacing and Localized Defects of the Femoral Condyle in Middle-Aged Patients:  Prospective Multi-Center 1 and 2-year Results.” International Society of Arthroscopy Meeting in Orthopedic Surgery Congress Biannual Meeting, Osaka, Japan, April 5, 2008. 

“Patellofemoral Update 2008” and “Focal Resurfacing Arthroplasty in the Knee and Shoulder: What is its Role?”  New England Orthopedic Society Spring 2008 Meeting.  Vergennes, VT, May 30 - June 1, 2008. 

Symposium:  Treatment of Degenerative Shoulder Arthritis in the Young: “Anatomic Mapping Technology for Resurfacing of the Humerus.” New England Shoulder & Elbow Society, Jay Peak, VT, Friday, February 8, 2008. 

“Shoulder Injuries in Athletes,” Boston University Occupational Health Center, Health Promotion Series. Boston, MA, December 10, 2007.

“The Stiff Shoulder,” Boston Shoulder & Sports Symposium, Boston, MA, October 27, 2007. 

Master Instructor, Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy Course, American Academy of  Orthopedic Surgeons Teaching Center, Rosemont, IL, October 19-21, 2007. 

“Focal Resurfacing of the Femoral Condyles and Patellofemoral Joint,” Las Vegas, NV, October 28, 2007. 

“An Algorithmic Approach to Patellar Instability,” Martha’s Vineyard, August 1-5, 2007. 

“Patellar Resurfacing for Osteochondral Defects, Tibial Tubercle Osteotomies, and Patellofemoral Arthroplasty,”  Martha’s Vineyard, August 1-5, 2007.

Keynote Speaker, Connecticut Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, “Patellofemoral Update 2007” and “Focal Resurfacing of the Knee and Shoulder for Osteochondral Defects,” Farmington, CT, May 18, 2007. 

Instructional Course Coordinator & Speaker. Course #206: “Optimizing Surgery for Patellofemoral Instability, Proximal Procedures, Including Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction, Distal Realignment, and Osteotomies,”  Arthroscopy Association of North America 26th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,  Friday, April 27, 2007.  

“Graft Selection for Ligament Surgery.” Advanced Surgical Management of the Athlete’s Knee, AOSSM-Sponsored Course.  Rosemont, IL, Friday, March 30, 2007. 

Laboratory Instructor. “Meniscal Transplantation, Collateral Ligament Reconstruction, and Patellofemoral Surgery.”  Advanced Surgical Management of the Athlete’s Knee, AOSSM-Sponsored Course.  Rosemont, IL, Friday, March 30 - Sunday, April 1, 2007. 

"Current Concepts of Patellofemoral Strategies." Boston Shoulder & Sports Symposium, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA, October 29-30, 2006. 

"Patellofemoral Update." Boston Shoulder & Sports Symposium, Waltham Conference Center, Waltham, MA, October 18-19, 2006. 

"Focal Arthroplasty of the Patellofemoral Joint:  Where Do We Stand?"  Annual Orthopedic Congress of Sicily, Catana, Sicily, September 30, 2006. 

"Focal Resurfacing of the Shoulder & Knee:  The Current State of the Art."  7th Annual SICOOP Orthopedic Conference Controversies in Knee, Hip & Shoulder Replacements, Bari, Italy, September 27-30, 2006. 

"Focal Prosthetic Resurfacing of the Patellofemoral Joint, Using a Novel Prosthesis."  7th Annual SICOOP Orthopedic Conference Controversies in Knee, Hip & Shoulder Replacements, Bari, Italy, September 27-30, 2006. 

"The Results of Multi-Center Study of Focal HemiCAP Resurfacing of the Femoral Condyle for Localized Osteochondral Defects."  7th Annual SICOOP Orthopedic Conference Controversies in Knee, Hip & Shoulder Replacements, Bari, Italy, September 27-30, 2006. 

"Current Concepts in Focal Resurfacing of the Shoulder for Osteoarthritis or Osteochondral Defects."  7th Annual SICOOP Orthopedic Conference Controversies in Knee, Hip & Shoulder Replacements, Bari, Italy, September 27-30, 2006. 

"New Concepts in Minimally Invasive & Focal Arthroplasty of the Knee, Shoulder & Patellofemoral Joint."  7th Annual SICOOP Orthopedic Conference, Bari, Italy, September 27-30, 2006. 

"Patellofemoral Instability:  What Would You Do? Case Presentations." Arthroscopy Association of North America Twenty Fifth Annual Fall Meeting, Palm Desert, CA, November 8-11, 2006. 

"Current Patellofemoral Strategies for Instability & Arthrosis." Boston Shoulder & Sports Symposium October 20-21, 2006. 

Presentation: "Difficult Patellofemoral Revision Surgery Cases." International Patellofemoral Study Group Meeting, Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston, MA, May 6, 2006. 

Presentation:  "Distal Realignment Osteotomies & Surgical Options for Treatment of Patellofemoral Arthrosis." Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 21, 2006. 

R. Afra, M. Geary, T. Bono, A. Schepsis.  "Poster Presentation:  Patellofemoral Instability & Malalignment:  Correlation of Clinical & Imaging Parameters."  Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, May 18-21, 2006. 

Arthroscopy Association of North America Specialty Day Lecture: "Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction:  Indication, Technique and Preliminary Results." American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 78th Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 25, 2006. 

AAOS Instructional Courses:  Common Patellofemoral Problems: "When to Combine Proximal and Distal Realignment of the Patella" and "Options for Surgical Management of Patellofemoral Arthrosis. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 78th Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 22-26, 2006. 

AAOS Seminar:  "HemiCAP Resurfacing of the Shoulder & Knee: Current Concepts." American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 78th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Thursday, March 23, 2006. 

"Posterior Shoulder Instability." New Hampshire Musculoskeleton Institute Sixth Annual Winter Meeting, Stowe, VT, March 3-4, 2006. 

"Patellar Stabilization Surgery." New Hampshire Musculoskeleton Institute Sixth Annual Winter Meeting, Stowe, VT, March 3-4, 2006. 

"New Technologies for Shoulder & Knee Resurfacing." February 19-22, 2006, Wyndham Aruba Resort Spa & Casino, Palm Beach, Aruba.

"Resurfacing the Patellofemoral Joint." February 19-22, 2006, Wyndham Aruba Resort Spa & Casino, Palm Beach, Aruba. 

"Arthroscopic Patellar & Tibial Resurfacing." February 19-22, 2006, Wyndham Aruba Resort Spa & Casino, Palm Beach, Aruba. 

"Synthetic Scaffolds & Other New Innovations for Management of Articular Cartilage Defects." February 19-22, 2006, Wyndham Aruba Resort Spa & Casino, Palm Beach, Aruba. 

"Osteochondral Allografts for Patellar Defects." February 19-22, 2006, Wyndham Aruba Resort Spa & Casino, Palm Beach, Aruba. 

Master Instructor: Advanced Shoulder Teaching Course. American Academy of  Orthopedic Surgeons Teaching Center, Rosemont, IL, February 10-12, 2006. 

"Evaluation and Treatment of SLAP Tears." American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Teaching Center, Rosemont, IL, February 10-12, 2006. 

"Management of the Stiff Shoulder & Arthroscopic Capsular Releases." American Academy of  Orthopedic Surgeons Teaching Center, Rosemont, IL, February 10-12, 2006. 

AAOS Instructional Course #482:  “Common Patellofemoral Problems: Distal Realignment Osteotomies for Patellofemoral Instability & Arthrosis.” American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 77th Annual Meeting, Sunday, February 27, 2005. 

An Algorithmic Approach to Patellofemoral Pain & Instability. Arthroscopy Association of North America Specialty Day: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 77th Annual Meeting, Thursday, February 26, 2005. 

Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Resurfacing for Osteochondral Defects of the Femur, Tibia & Patella, Including New Arthroscopic Techniques. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 77th Annual Meeting, Thursday, February 24, 2005. 

Arthroscopic Capsular Release for the Stiff Shoulder, AANA & AAOS Learning Center, Rosemont, IL. Feburary 4-6, 2005. 

Transitioning from Open to Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. AANA & AAOS Learning Center, Rosemont, IL. Feburary 4-6, 2005. 

Master Instructor, Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery. AANA & AAOS Learning Center, Rosemont, IL. Feburary 4-6, 2005. 

Multiple Ligament Injuries of the Knee. Boston Shoulder & Sports Symposium, Waltham, MA October 29-30, 2004. 

ACL Update 2004. AAOS Meeting Top 10 Orthopedic Procedures, Boston, MA, October 30, 2004. 

Proximal Biceps Tendon Disorders, Current Concepts in Management of Acromioclavicular Dislocations, Osteochondral Allograft Transfer for Full Thickness Defects of the Tibia and Patella, Osteochondral Allograft Transfer for Full Thickness Defects of the Femoral Condyles: Shoulder, Elbow and Articular Cartilage. Sports Medicine Course, February 2004. Aruba. 

Proximal Biceps Tendon Disorders, Osteochondral Allograft for Osteochondral Defects in the Knee: New Innovations in Articular Cartilage Treatment, Symposium on Patellofemoral Instability and Malalignment. Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete, Sports Medicine Update 2004. July 19-23, Martha’s Vineyard, MA. 

Instructional Course: Comprehensive Approach to the Patient with Patellofemoral Pain. AAOS Annual Meeting, February 2004. 

Moderator, Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, Marriott World Center, Orlando, FL April 2004. 

Head Instructor for Instructional Course, Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting April 2004: Surgical Management of Patellofemoral Instability and Malalignment. 

AC Joint Stabilization, Patellofemoral Instability Update: Boston Shoulder & Sports Symposium 2003. October 17-18, 2003. New England Baptist Hospital at Waltham Woods Conference Center, Waltham, MA. 

All-Inside Meniscal Repair Video Tape Technique for Surgical Treatment Options for Knee Injuries & Disorders. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, April 2004. Rosemont Teaching Center. Rosemont, IL. 

Surgical Management of Patellofemoral Instability; Cartilage Restoration Procedures of the Patellofemoral Joint, Distal Realignment of the Patellofemoral Joint. American Orthopaedic Societies for Sports Medicine Instructional Course. Annual Meeting, Summer 2003. 

Patellofemoral Instability in the Adult: Instructional Course. Arthroscopy Association of North America. October 2003. New Orleans, LA. 

Revision Surgery for Exertional Anterior Compartment Syndrome: Indications, Technique & Results. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; AOSSM Specialty Day. March 2003. San Francisco, CA. 

Arthoscopic Management of Biceps Tendon Disorders. Advanced Shoulder Teaching Course. Arthroscopy Association of North America. February 2004. AAOS Teaching Center, Rosemont, IL. 

Arthroscopic Pan-Capsular Release for Adhesive Capsulitis. Advanced Shoulder Teaching Course. Arthroscopy Association of North America. February 2004. AAOS Teaching Center, Rosemont, IL. 

Distal Realignment for Patellar Instability: Indications, Techniques & Outcomes. 2004 AAOS Annual Meeting Instructional Course, #382 Common Patellofemoral Problems, What to Do & Why. 

Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy for Patellofemoral Arthrosis with or without Malalignment: The Role of Anterior Medialization and Anteriorization. 2004 AAOS Annual Meeting Instructional Course, #382 Common Patellofemoral Problems, What to Do & Why. 

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction of the Elbow Utilizing Gracilis Allograft: Poster Presentation. AAOS Annual Meeting. Winter 2004. 

Arthroscopic Retrograde Tibial OATS Procedure for Full Thickness Articular Cartilage Defects of the Tibia: Poster Presentation in conjunction with Eric Watson, M.D. ANA Annual Meeting. Spring 2004. 

Arthrex Investigation: International Shoulder & Knee Meeting, January 8-9, 2004 Naples, FL: Demonstration: Techniques for Retrograde Tibial Plateau and Patellar OATS. 

Arthroscopy Association of North American, Spring 2003 Annual Meeting: Instructional Course Lecturer: Patellofemoral Instability in the Adult. 

Arthroscopy Association of North American, Spring 2003 Annual Meeting: Results of an All-Inside Meniscal Suture for Meniscal Repair. 

Arthroscopy Association of North American, Spring 2003 Annual Meeting: A Prospective Comparison of Autograft vs. Allograft Hamstrings for Primary ACL Reconstruction.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting 2003, New Orleans, LA: A Prospective Comparison of Autograft vs. Allograft Hamstrings for Primary ACL Reconstruction. 

Boston Shoulder Symposium, November 2002: Management of the Stiff Shoulder. 

Arthroscopy Association of North America, Fall Meeting, November 2002, Palm Desert, CA: 1) Biceps Tendon Disorders in Athletes; 2) Lab Instructor for Advanced Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Skills. 

American Association of Tissue Banks, August 2002: Current Uses of Soft Tissue Allograft in Sports Medicine.

Arthrex Foundation, December 2001: Lab Instructor, Advanced Knee Arthroscopy Skills. 

Instructional Course Director, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting: Patellofemoral Joint Update 2002. 

Instructional Course Director. American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting: Osteotomies About the Knee: The Patellofemoral Joint. Keystone, CO, June 2001.  

Arthroscopy Association of North America, Instructional Course: Complications of PCL Surgery. March 2000. 

Aspen: Basic Science Sports Medicine Seminar, September 2002

a)      Pathophysiology of Insertional Compartment Syndrome

b)      Tendon Disorders in Athletes

c)      Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Patellofemoral Join

 

Symposium: AOSSM Specialty Day; AOSSM Annual Meeting 2001: “Other operative procedures of the patellofemoral joint.”

 

Symposium: Disorders of the patellofemoral joint : Operative procedures for patellofemoral instability and arthrosis : AOSSM Annual Meeting : Keystone, Colorado July, 2001.

 

Evaluation and Treatment of the “Stiff Shoulder”.Boston Shoulder Symposium. Norwood, MA. November 2001.

 

Brazilian Society for Sports Medicine: The Patellofemoral Joint. Brazil. February 2001

a)      Patellofemoral Anatomy and Biomechanics

b)      Evaluation and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Patella Instability

c)      Patellofemoral Unloading and Realignment/Unloading Procedure

d)      Treatment of Chondral Injuries of the Patellofemoral Joint

 

Two–year follow-up of Meniscal Repair with Bioabsorbable Fixation Device. Poster Presentation. American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Rosemont, IL. February 2001.

 

Recent Advances in Sports Medicine. Boston University Health Promotion Series. Boston, Massachusetts. January 2001. 

Meniscal Repair Techniques. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. 2000 Marquee Course. Scottsdale, Arizona. December 2000. 

Ruptures of the Pectoralis Major. Boston Shoulder Symposium. Norwood, MA. November  2000. 

Complications in Knee Ligament Surgery: Posterior Cruciate Ligament.  Instructional Course. Annual Meeting of Arthroscopy Association of North America. Miami,Florida. April 2000.

Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis in the Aging Athlete. Presented at Annual Meeting of American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.  Traverse City, Michigan, July 1999. 

Ruptures of the Pectoralis Major: Overall Results in a Comparison of Acute vs. Chronic Repair. Presented at American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, July 1998. 

Surgical Management of Exertional Compartment Syndrome: Is Lateral CompartmentRelease Necessary. Presented at Specialty Day, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 1998. 

Posterior Shoulder Instability: The Use of Biceps Tendon Transfer for Revision Cases.

Presented at Current Concepts in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery: Sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. January 1998, Aspen Colorado. 

Evaluation and treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1998. Nantucket, July 1998.

                      a) Ruptures of the Pectoralis Major

                       b) Techniques for Hamstring ACL Reconstruction 

Evaluation and treatment of the Injured Athlete: Winter Annual Sports Medicine Meeting Aspen, Colorado, February 1998.

                         a) The Failed ACL Reconstruction

                          b) Posterolateral instability of the knee 

Osteotomies for Patellofemoral Degenerative Disorders: Instructional Course. Osteotomies in the Aging Athlete. Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual meeting. November 1997. 

Clinical Uses of the Holmium Laser: Instructional Course. American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Summer 1997. 

Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1997, July 1997, Martha's Vineyard, MA.

                            a) Achilles Tendon Overuse Injuries

                            b) Exertional Compartment Syndromes

                            c) Hamstring ACL Reconstruction

                            d) The Use of Allograft for ACL Reconstruction

 

 Winter Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Aspen, Colorado. March 1997.

                             a) Shoulder Arthroscopy: Technique and Portal Placements

                             b) Patellofemoral Disorders in the Athlete 

Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athletes: Sports Medicine Update 1996, July 1996, Martha's Vineyard, MA.

                           a) Shoulder Instability in the Athlete

                           b) Elbow Arthroscopy: Technique and Indications in Portal Placements

                           c) Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

 

Boston Annual Shoulder Symposium May 1997.

                         a) Shoulder Arthroscopy: Setup, Technique and Portal Placements

                         b) Posterior Shoulder Instability

 

Posterior Shoulder Instability: The Use of the Biceps Tendon for Revision Cases. Presented at lnternational Knee Society Meeting, May 1996. 

Current Concepts on Revision ACL Reconstruction. Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1994. 

Evaluation of Brachial Plexus Injury. Clinical Congress: Sideline Decision-Making. Braintree Hospital Rehabilitation Network. Randolph, MA. April 10, 1994. 

Tendon Achilles Injury. Presented at the Boston Foot Course. Boston, MA November 4, 1994. 

Exertional Compartment Syndrome. Current Concepts. Annual Mid-Coast Maine Sports Medicine Symposium, Coastal Sports Care. Belfast, ME. November 1994. 

The Failed ACL Reconstruction. Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1994. July 25, 1994. Martha's Vineyard, MA. 

Anterior Tibial Tubercle Transposition after Patellectomy. Poster Exhibit.

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 61st Annual Meeting, NewOrleans, Louisiana. February, 1994. 

Biceps Tendon Transfer for Posterior Shoulder Instability. Post Exhibit.

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 61st Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana. February, 1994. 

Revision Cruciate Ligament Surgery. Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete:Sports Medicine Update 1993. July 28, 1993. Chatham, MA. 

Achilles Tendon Overuse Injuries. Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1993. July 30, 1993. Chatham, MA. 

Surgical Management of Achilles Tendon Overuse Injuries: Long Term Follow-up: February 20, 1993. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 6Oth Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 

Third Annual International Seminar on Surgery and Arthroscopy of the Knee and Shoulder. October 2 & 3, 1992, Athens, Greece.

                         a) Arthroscopic Management of Tibial Plateau Fracture

                          b) Current Concepts of Synthetics for Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

                          c) Symposium: Current Concepts in ACL Management

                          d) Anterior Tibial Tubercle Transposition for Treatment of Patellofemoral Arthritis

                           e) Subacromial Space: Pathological Finds and Arthroscopic Treatment

                            f) Live Surgical Demonstration: Endoscopic ACL Reconstruction

                            g) Live Surgical Demonstration: Diagnostic Shoulder Arthroscopy

 ACL Reconstruction and Meniscal Repair, Biomechanics, Technique, and Rehabilitation. Annual Sports Medicine Seminar. January 5, 1993. South Shore Sports Medicine Clinics and Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital.  

Endoscopic ACL Reconstruction. Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1992. August 3, 1992. Chatham, MA.

 

Video Presentation: ACL Reconstruction Using LAD Augmented Double Loop Semitendinosus and Gracillis. Capital Combined Congress of the International Society of the Knee. June 25-29, 1993. Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Surgical Management of Exertional Compartment Syndromes: A Long-TermFollow-Up. February 23, 1992. Presented at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Washington, D.C. 

ACL Reconstruction using LAD Augmented Video Presentation: ACLReconstruction Using LAD Augmented Double Loop Semitendinosus and Gracillis. May 25-29, 1992. First World Congree of Sports Trauma. Video presentation.Palma de Mallorca, Spain. 

Management of Chronic Achilles Tendon Disorders. June 26, 1992. Presented at the United States Olympic Sports Medicine Festival, Oregon Sports Medicine Seminars, Portland. 

Endoscopic ACL Reconstruction. Patellar Tendon with and without Augmentation: Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update, 1992. August 3-8, 1992. Chatham, MA. 

Shoulder Arthroscopy: Rotator Cuff Problems: Current Concept in Orthopedics. Sponsored by American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, August 19, 1992. 

The Role of Synthetics in ACL Reconstruction. A.A. Schepsis, M.D.

July 22-26, 1991. Evaluation and Treatment of the Injured Athlete: Sports Medicine Update 1991. Chatham, MA. 

Course Instructor: The Problem Foot and Ankle. February, 1986. Cancun, Mexico. 

Achilles Tendinitis and Ruptures, Exertional Compartment Syndromes and ShinSplints, Ankle Instability Reconstruction: Presented at the Problem Foot and Ankle Meeting in Cancun, Mexico, February 19, 1985. 

Surgical Management of Achilles Tendinitis: Presented at the Annual Meeting of American Society for Sports Medicine, February 19, 1985.  

Educational Leader for Soviet Union Seminar Program: Clinical Site Visits to Sports Medicine Facilitates in Soviet Union. Eight formal lecture presentations given. April 14-28, 1985. 

The Maquet Procedure for Patellofemoral Arthrosis: Update 1985, Poster exhibit at American Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting. June 12-15, 1985. San Diego, California. 

The Maquet Procedure: Follow-Up and Complications. Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: March 1983. Anaheim, California. 

Course Instructor: Functional Bracing of Fractures. Presentation: 1. Management of Tibial Plateau, 2. Nonunion. December, 1982. Sponsored by Boston University School of Medicine. 

Exertional Compartment Syndromes: Course Lecture, Symposium: The Problem Foot and Ankle, November 1982. Sponsored by Boston University School of Medicine. 

Brachial Plexus Injuries in Athletes: Course Lecture, Emergency Treatment of Orthopedic and Sports Injuries, February, 1984; February 1985. 

Subluxation of the Shoulder in Athlete’s. Treatment of Acromioclavicular Separations in Athlete, Course Lecture, Emergency Treatment of Orthopedic and Sports Injuries, February, 1983 February, 1983; February, 1984; February, 1985. 

Sports Injuries in Adolescents: New England Sports Medicine Institute, July 1982. 

 

XXIII. HONORS & AWARDS 

  • One of America's Leading Experts on: Tendon Injuries (Tendiopathy)
  • Compasssionate Doctor Recognition (2013-2014)
  • Election to “America’s Top Doctors, 9th Edition” selected by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. (January of 2010)
  • Election to the “Cambridge Who’s Who Registry” (2010)
  • Castle Connolly Patients' Choice Award (2014)
  • Top Doctors: Boston (2009)
  • Vote
  • “Who’s Who in America” (2007)
  • d to “Best Doctors in Boston,” Boston Magazine (Fall 2007, 2009)
  • Voted to “Best Doctors in America” (2005)
  • Voted to “Doctors in America” by Consumer Research Council of America (2004, 2005)
  • "America's Top Othopedists" awarded by the Consumer Research Council of America
  • "Top Doctors" by Boston Magazine

 

XXIV. PRESENT RESEARCH PROJECTS 

HemiCAP Prosthetic Resurfacing for Localized Osteochondral Defects of the Knee in Patients over 40-years-old: A Prospective Multicenter Study in conjunction with Arthrosurface Corporation. 

Reconstruction of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Elbow with Gracilis Allograft: Research in Conjunction with Craig Morgan, M.D. & Mark Fitzgerald, M.D. 

Posterior Shoulder Instability: Results of Revision Surgery Utilizing Capsulorrhaphy and Biceps Tendon Transfer. 

Meta Analysis of Surgical Results of Posterior Shoulder Instability: Overall results, as well as, Comparison of Arthroscopic versus Open Techniques. 

Correlation of Lateral Retinacular Release and Anterior Medialization of the Tibial Tubercle with Congruence Angle and Lateral Patellofemoral Angle, as Measured by CT scan Tracking Views. 

Long-term Results of Allograft versus Autograft for Primary and Revision ACL Reconstruction. 

Long-term Results of Absorbable and Nonabsorbable All-Inside Meniscal Suture Devices for Meniscal Repair. 

Results and Findings of Surgery for Revision Exertional Anterior Compartment Syndrome: In conjunction with Mark Fitzgerald, M.D. 

Synthetic Scaffolding for a Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee: In conjunction with Osteobiologics Corp. 

Titanium Implantation for Osteochondral defects of the Knee: In conjunction with Arthrosurface Corp. 

Utilization of Preemptive Analgesia for Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee: In conjunction with Merck Corp. 

Suprascapular Nerve Block for Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery: In conjunction with Dwight Bramble, M.D., BUSM Anesthesia Dept. 

Long-Term Results of Anterior Medialization of the Tibial Tubercle for Patellar Instability with Arthrosis. 

Use of Subintestinal Submucosa for Chronic Rotator Cuff Deficiencies: Phase II Investigator. 

Osteochondral Allograft Transfer for Trochlear Groove Defects. 

A Comparison of Allograft and Autograft ACL Reconstruction: A Prospective Study.

Submitted for Presentation for American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, 2002. 

Matrix Synthetic Scaffolding for Articular Cartilage Defects: Phase I and II Investigator 1995-present. 

Long Term Follow-Up of Medial Collateral Ligament Tears in Athletes: A Comparison of Femoral and Tibial Sided Tears. An Ongoing Prospective Study. 

The Use of Hamstring Tendons for Revision Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction: A Prospective Ongoing Study, 1996-present. 

Biomechanical Studies of Tunnel Dilation in Biosynthetic Interference Screw Fixation for Allografts and Autograft Hamstring ACL and PCL Reconstruction: An Ongoing Study. 

Bioabsorbable Fixation in the Shoulder. 

Biceps Tendon Transfer for Posterior Shoulder Instabilities. 

Allograft Uses for Soft Tissue Reconstruction in Sports Medicine. 

The Use of The Arthrscopic Radiofrequency Device for Shoulder Instability: A Prospective Study. An Ongoing Study. 

Ultrasonic Suture Welding: A Cadaver Study Comparing to Standard Arthroscopic Knots for Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs. Incompletion. 

Lattisimus Dorsi Transfer for Rotator Cuff Deficiency. 

Study of Anterior Tubercle Transposition for Treatment of Patellofemoral Arthritis. 

Brachial Plexus Injuries in Athletes. 

Treatment of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficient Knees, Use of the Ligament Augmentation Device (LAD 3M), Phase II and III, FDA Investigator. 

Achilles Tendinitis in Athletes.  

Achilles Tendon Ruptures. 

Surgical Management of Ligament tears of the Ankle. 

Exertiona1 Compartment Syndromes and Exertional Leg Pain in Athletes. 

Use of Allografts for Ligament Reconstruction. Cryolife Investigational Committee. 

Endoscopic Techniques for Ligament Reconstruction of the Knee. 

Osteoitis Pubis in Athletes. 

Arthroscopic Management of Tibial Plateau Fractures. 

Laser Applications in Arthroscopic Surgery. 

 

 

 

 


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