March Featured Editorial Board Members

James L. Baldwin, MD
Founder, Portland Knee Clinic, Portland, Oregon
Former Chairman, Portland Providence Hospital, Orthopedic Department

Clinical Professor, emeritus, Oregon Health Science University, Orthopedic Department
Portland, Oregon

Dr. Baldwin is a graduate of University of Oregon Medical School, Dartmouth Medical School internship, and Oregon Health Science University orthopedic residency. After serving as an Orthopedic Surgeon/Major in the US Army where he received training in arthroscopic knee surgery at University of California and Letterman Hospital, he returned to Portland, Oregon, in 1975 where he established private practice. As a Clinical Professor at Oregon Health Sciences University, Dr. Baldwin was active in resident education on comprehensive knee examination, knee arthroscopy, and knee procedures. He established the Portland Knee Clinic in 1985 with a practice strictly limited to disorders of the knee. In 1990, Dr. Baldwin introduced modern knee techniques to the orthopedic surgeons in Lithuania, teaching examination techniques, arthroscopic, ACL and reconstructive knee procedures, and leaving new equipment donated by US manufacturers to begin a new era of knee surgery in liberated Lithuania. After multiple visits to Lithuania, Dr. Baldwin was made an honorary member of the Lithuanian Association of Arthroscopy Surgeons in 2003. Dr. Baldwin is the author of multiple video articles, technical video presentations, and publications regarding knee conditions. He is the holder of two knee implant patents and is the primary designer of a total knee system. Retired from surgery in 2002 and surgical assisting in 2012, Dr. Baldwin regularly performs Independent Medical Examinations for patients with knee injuries and continues research regarding knee conditions. He has been on the Editorial Board for the American Journal of Sports Medicine since 1990. Dr. Baldwin has been married to his wife, Lucy, for 49 years and has two children and four grandchildren.

Selected Published Work

Baldwin, James L. Arthroscopy of the Knee, the Universal Lateral Portal. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONS. Presented at Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 1985.

Baldwin, James L. Posterior Meniscal Detachment. OREGON HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY, Division of Orthopedics. Portland, Oregon, June 1988.

Baldwin, James L.; Rubinstein, Richard A. Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy in Total Knee Revision. OTHOPEDIC TRANSACTIONS (JBJS), Vol 18 (2), 1994-59, page 1080.

Baldwin, James L., Rubinstein, Richard A. Jr. The Subvastus Approach and Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy in Total Knee Arthroplasty. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPEDIC TECHNIQUES, March 1995, Vol. 3 No. 1.

Baldwin, James L., El-Saied, M.R.A., Rubinstein, Richard A. Jr. Uncemented Total Knee Arthroplasty: Report of 109 Titanium Knees with Cancellous-Structured Porous Coating. ORTHOPEDICS, February 1996, Vol. 19 No. 2.

Baldwin, James L., Rubinstein, Richard A. Jr. The Effect of Bone Quality on the Outcome of Ingrowth Total Knee Arthroplasty. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF KNEE SURGERY, Spring 1996, Vol. 9 No. 2.

Baldwin, James L.; House, C. Ken. Anatomic Dimensions of the Patella Measured During Total Knee Arthroplasty. THE JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY, Vol 20 (2), p 250-7, February, 2005.

Baldwin, James L. The Anatomy of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament. THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, Vol 37, p 2355-2361, December, 2009.

Rubinstein RA Jr, DeHaan A, Baldwin JL. Posterior medial meniscus detachment: a unique type of medial meniscal tear. J KNEE SURG. 2009;22(4):339-45.


Jacques Menetrey, MD, PhD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sport Medicine, University Hospital of Geneva
Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva Switzerland
Director, Swiss Olympic Medical Center Hirslanden Clinique la Colline
Geneva, Switzerland

Dr. Menetrey is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sport Medicine at the University Hospital of Geneva, Faculty of Medicine University of Geneva Switzerland, and Director of the Swiss Olympic Medical Center Hirslanden Clinique la Colline in Geneva. He accomplished his training at the University Hospital of Geneva and at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He was traveling fellow for the ESSKA and ASG. Though he specialized in knee surgery, he has also been interested in muscle injury and dedicated a good part of his research effort to muscle healing. He has numerous publications and has published a textbook entitled The Knee Joint: Surgical Techniques and Strategies. As team physician, Dr. Menetrey is the medical director of the Geneva Servette Hockey Club, Ballet du Grand Thêatre Geneva, has been the medical director of World Pro Tour IAMcycling team for four years, and has worked more than 15 years in alpine skiing for Swiss Ski Federation. Dr. Menetrey currently sits as 2nd Vice-President on the Board of the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) and as Treasurer on the Board of the Swiss Orthopaedic Surgery Society. During his spare time, as a former elite alpine skier, he still likes to do free alpine skiing, ski touring, cross-country skiing, and to ride all types of bikes.

Selected Published Work

Laumonier T, Menetrey J: Muscle injuries and strategies for improving their repair.
J Exp Orthop. 2016 Dec; 3 (1): 15. Review.

Vannini F, Spalding T, Andriolo L, Berruto M, Denti M, Espregueira-Mendes J, Menetrey J, Perreti GM, Seil R, Filardo G: Sports and early osteoarthritis: the role of sport in aetiology, progression and treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Knee Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 2016.

Hulet C, Menetrey J, Beaufils P, Chambat P, Djian P, Hardy P, Potel JF, Servien E, Seil R, French Arthroscopy Society (SFA): Clinical and radiographic results of 89 arthroscopic lateral partial meniscectomies in stable knees with a minimum follow up of 20 years. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 2014 Sep 6.

Menetrey J, Putman S, Gard S: Return to sport after patellar dislocation or following surgery for patellofemoral instability. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 2014 (10) : 2320-2326.

Duthon VB, Charbonnier C, Kolo FC, Magnenat-Thalmann N, Becker CD, Hoffmeyer P, Menetrey J: Correlation of Clinical and MRI Findings in Hips of Elite Female Ballet Dancers. Arthroscopy, 2013, 29 : 411-419.

Laumonier T, Pradier A, Hoffmeyer P, Kindler V, Menetrey J: Low molecular weight dextran sulfate binds to human myoblasts and improves their survival after transplantation in mice. Cell Transplantation, 2013, (22): 1213-1226.

Laumonier T, Michel M, Gabbiani G, Hoffmeyer P, Bochaton-Piallat ML, Menetrey J: Autologous transplantation of culture-born myofibroblasts into intact and injured rabbit ligaments. Int Orthop, 2012, 36 (8): 1733-1738.

Charbonnier C, Kolo FC, Duthon VB, Magnenat-Thalmann N, Becker CD, Hoffmeyer P, Menetrey J: Assessment of congruence and impingement of the hip joint in professional ballet dancers: a motion capture study. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Mar; 39 (3): 557-66.

Engebretsen L, Steffen K, Alsousou J, Anitua E, Bachl N, Devilee R, Everts P, Hamilton B, Huard J, Jenoure P, Kelberine F, Kon E, Maffulli N, Matheson G, Mei-Dan O, Menetrey J, Philippon M, Randelli P, Schamasch P, Schwellnus M, Vernec A, Verrall G: IOC consensus paper on the use of platelet-rich plasma in sports medicine. Br J Sports Med. 2010 Dec; 44 (15): 1072-81.

Ménétrey J. Think biology! Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Nov; 18 (11): 1443-4.

Ménétrey J, Laumonier T, Garavaglia G, Hoffmeyer P, Fritschy D, Gabbiani G, Bochaton-Piallat ML. alpha-Smooth muscle actin and TGF-beta receptor I expression in the healing rabbit medial collateral and anterior cruciate ligaments. Injury. 2010.

Ménétrey J, Unno-Veith F, Madry H, Van Breuseghem I. Epidemiology and imaging of the subchondral bone in articular cartilage repair. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010 Apr; 18 (4): 463-71.

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