Editorial Team

Honorary Editor-in-Chief

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Freddie H. Fu, MD, DSc(Hon), DPs(Hon) (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Editors-in-Chief

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Qing Jiang, MD, PhD (Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstructive Surgery)

The center of Diagnosis and Treatment for Joint Disease, Drum Tower Hospital, Medical School, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
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Shiro Ikegawa, MD, PhD (Basic Research)

Laboratory for Bone and Joint Diseases, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Yokohama, Japan

Executive Editor-in-Chief

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Dongquan Shi, MD, PhD (Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstructive Surgery)

Department of Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstruction, Drum Tower Hospital, Medical School, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

Associate Editor-in-Chief

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Joseph A. Abboud, MD

The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Associate Editors

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Hong Cai, MD (Orthopaedics)

Department of Orthopaedics, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China
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Wei Chai, MD, PhD (Adult Reconstruction)

Department of Adult Reconstruction, PLA General Hospital, 301 Orthopaedic Hospital, Beijing, China
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Yunsu Chen, MD (Joint Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shanghai Jiaotong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital, Shanghai, China
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Jianbing Ma, M.D. (Knee Joint Reconstruction)

Department of Knee Joint Reconstruction, Xi'an Honghui Hospital, Medical School, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China
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Haihong(Henry) Mao, MD, MS, CAQ

School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indiana, USA
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Hong Wei Ouyang (Sports medicine & Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine)

School of Basic Medical Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
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Wenwei Qian, MD (Orthopaedic Joint)

Orthopedic Department of Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, 100730, China
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Jian Wu, MD (Adult Joint Reconstructive Surgery)

Department of Adult Joint Reconstructive Surgery, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Beijing, China
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Charlie C. Yang (Joint Replacement)

Colorado Joint Replacement, Centura Health Physician Group, Denver, Colorado, USA

Editorial Board

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Nobuo Adachi, MD, PhD (Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
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Haruhiko Akiyama, MD, PhD (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedics, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan
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Neel Anand, MD (Spine Surgery)

Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Paul Beaule, MD, FRCSC

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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Xiao Chen (Sports System Injury and Regeneration)

Zhejiang University, HangZhou, China
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Alexis Chiang Colvin (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA
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Michael B. Cross, MD (Hip and Knee Replacement)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
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Darren L. de SA, MD, FRCSC (Orthopedic Surgery)

University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Andrea Ferretti

Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Sant' Andrea Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy.
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Kevin Lloyd Garvin, MD (Hip and Knee Reconstruction)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, 985640 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
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George Grammatopoulos, MD, PhD

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Farshid Guilak

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
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Chukwuweike U. Gwam, MD (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.
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Eric R. Henderson, MD (Orthopaedics)

Sarcoma & Connective Tissue Oncology, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, New Hampshire, USA
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Yuichi Hoshino, MD, PhD (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
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Hsien-Da Huang

School of Science and Engineering, The Warshel Institute for Computational Biology, The Chinese of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China
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Norimasa Iwasaki, MD, PhD (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita-Ku, Sapporo 060-8638, Japan
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Seth A. Jerabek, MD (Hip and Knee Replacement)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
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Tao Ji, MD

Musculoskeletal Tumor Center, People’s Hospital, Peking University, Beijing, China.
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Donald M. Kastenbaum, MD (Hip and Knee Surgery)

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, New York, USA

Benjamin Kimberley

Mount Medical Centre, Suite 6 / 140 Mounts Bay Road Perth, WA 6000, Australia
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Hideyuki Koga

Department of Joint Surgery and Sports medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
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Elizaveta Kon, MD(Orthopaedic Surgery)

Joint Reconstruction Center, Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy
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Myung Chul Lee, MD, PhD(Orthopedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
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Guanghua Lei, MD, PhD (Orthopedics)

Department of Orthopedics, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China
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Albert Lin, MD (Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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Jun Lu, MD, PhD (Adult Trauma and Joint Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedics, Southeast University Affiliated Zhongda Hospital, Nanjing, China
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Tun-hing Lui (Foot and Ankle)

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, North District Hospital, 9 Po Kin Road, Sheung Shui, NT, Hong Kong.
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Sharmila Majumdar, PhD (Radiology and Biomedical Imaging)

Musculoskeletal and Quantitative Imaging Research Group, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
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Avudaiappan Maran, PhD (Orthopedics and Biomedical Engineering)

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
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Young Lae Moon, MD (Orthopaedic)

Department of Orthopaedic, Chosun University Hospital, Gwangju, Korea

Harzem Ozger

Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Istanbul, Turkey
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Vinod K. Panchbhavi, MD, FACS, FAOA, FAAOS, FABOS (Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
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Rocco Papalia, MD (Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery)

Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Wayne G. Paprosky

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA.

Raghu Raman

Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull, HU2 3JZ, UK
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Yves Renaudineau, PharmD, PhD (Immunologist)

Laboratory of immunology and immunotherapy, the CHRU Morvan, Brest, France
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Adnan Saithna, MD FRCS (T&O)

Sano Orthopedics, Overland Park, Kansas, USA.

Jose Antonio G. San Juan

Cebu Orthopaedic Institute. 4th Floor Robinson's Cybergate, Cybergate-cebu Don Gil Garcia St., Corner J. Llorente St., Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Nemandra A. Sandiford

Joint Reconstruction Unit, Southland Hospital, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Peter K. Sculco, MD (Hip and Knee Replacement)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA

Michael Tanzer

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGill University, Montreal Genral Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
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Kristian Thorborg

Sports Orthopaedic Research Center-Copenhagen (SORC-C), Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Amager-Hvidovre, Denmark.
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Carola F van Eck, MD, PhD (Orthopaedic sports medicine)

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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Francesca Vannini, MD (Foot & Ankle Orthopedics)

I Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Clinic, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
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Kate E. Webster, PhD (anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction)

La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia; Exercise and Rehabilitation Research Focus Area, Melbourne, Australia
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Kurt R. Weiss, MD

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Goetz Welsch

UKE Athleticum, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Rick W. Wright

Washington University in St. Louis, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8233, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
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Nan Wu, MD (Orthopedic Surgery)

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
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Stefano Zaffagnini, MD (Orthopaedic surgery)

Department of Orthopaedcis and Traumatology, University of Bologna, Italy
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Zezhang Zhu, MD (Orthopedic Surgery)

Department of Spine Surgery, the Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China

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Zhijing Xu

Shanghai, China

Managing Editors

Eunice X. Xu

Editorial Office, Annals of Joint

Grace S. Li

Editorial Office, Annals of Joint

Corresponding Editor

Crystal M. Yan

Editorial Office, Annals of Joint

Language Editors

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Jeremy Dean Chapnick

Chief Language Editor, AME Hong Kong office; United States University Carthage College, Wisconsin, USA (Sept. 2012 to May 2016)
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John Ayric Gray

Chief Language Editor, AME Hong Kong office; University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (Sept. 2004-June 2009)

Science Editors

Silvia L. Zhou

Editorial Office, Annals of Joint

Darren Yu

Editorial Office, Annals of Joint

Rui Wu

Editorial Office, Annals of Joint

Academic Editors

AOJ appreciates the support from a strong team of academic editors who help to identify newly published research articles which have great clinical significance and as well as recommend international experts in the field to comment on the new publications. The list of the academic editors is available here: http://www.theaber.com/academicEditorList.