Barry Boden, MD
Dr. Boden is in private practice at The Orthopedic Center, a Division of CAO in Rockville, Maryland and specializes on sports medicine injuries of the knee and shoulder. He is also a consultant at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and an Adjunct Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences where he devotes his time to teaching and research projects with the sports medicine fellows. Dr. Boden has served on the medical staff for U.S. Soccer, DC United, Montgomery College, and the Maccabiah Games. He is an active member of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and has volunteered on numerous committees including chair of the publications and public relations committees.
Dr. Boden attended Haverford College where he participated on the soccer and track teams. After college, Dr. Boden spent one year conducting research in muscle bioenergetics at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed medical school and an orthopedic residency at Temple University in Philadelphia. Dr. Boden continued his training with a fellowship in sports medicine at Duke University.
Dr. Boden’s research focus is the mechanism, risk factors, and prevention of ACL injuries as well as the epidemiology and prevention of catastrophic athletic injuries in athletes with a goal of injury prevention. His research has received funding from the NIH, the AOSSM, and the National Operating Committee for Standards in Athletic Equipment. He and his colleagues have been awarded the AOSSM Excellence in Research Award and the David Sisk Award. He is extremely fortunate and grateful to have collaborated with some of the great minds in sports medicine including Drs. Joseph Torg, William Garrett, John Feagin, Fred Mueller, and many others.
Dr. Boden resides in Maryland with his wife.
Selected Published Work
Greenhill DA, Navo P, Zhao, H, Torg J, Comstock, RD, Boden BP: Inadequate Helmet Fit Increases Concussion Severity in American High School Football Players. Sports Health 8(3):238-43, 2016.
Carlson VR, Sheehan FT, Shen A, Yao L, Jackson, JN, Boden BP. The relationship of static tibial tubercle-trochlear groove measurement and dynamic patella tracking. Am J Sports Med 45(8):1856-1863, 2017.
Boden BP, Breit I, Beachler JA, Williams A, Mueller FO: Fatalities in high school and college football players. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41(5):1108-1116.
Boden BP, Boden MG, Peter RG, Mueller FO, Johnson JE: Catastrophic injuries in pole vaulters: a 9-year prospective study. Am J Sports Med. 2012;40(7):1488-1494.
Boden BP, Sheehan FT, Torg JS, Hewett TE. Noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injuries: mechanisms and risk factors. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2010;18:520-527.
Boden BP, Breit I, Sheehan FT. Tibiofemoral alignment: contributing factors to noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91:2381-2389.
Boden BP, Torg JS, Knowles SB, Hewett TE: Video analysis of anterior cruciate ligament injury: abnormalities in hip and ankle kinematics. Am J Sports Med. 2009;37(2):252-259.
Boden BP, Tachetti, RL, Cantu RC, Knowles SB, Mueller FO: Catastrophic head injuries in high school and college football players. Am J Sports Med. 2007;35(7):1075-1081.
Boden BP, Tachetti, RL, Cantu RC, Knowless SB, Mueller FO: Catastrophic cervical spine injuries in high school and college football players. Am J Sports Med. 2006;34(8):1223-1232.
Boden BP, Tacchetti R, Mueller FO: Catastrophic cheerleading injuries. Am J Sports Med. 2003;31(6):881-888.
Boden BP, Osbahr, DC: High-risk stress fractures. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2000;8(6):344-353.
Boden BP, Pearsall AW, Garrett WE, Feagin JA: Patellofemoral instability: evaluation and management. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 1997;5(1)47-57.
Bert Mandelbaum, MD, DHL (hon)
Santa Monica, California
Dr. Mandelbaum is a medical graduate of Washington University Medical School in St. Louis in 1980. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and fellowship in Sports Medicine from UCLA. He served on the faculty at UCLA from 1986-89 and subsequently joined the Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group. He presently practices there and serves as the Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program and Medical Director for the FIFA Medical Center of Excellence in Santa Monica. He also serves as Co-director of Clinical Affairs of the Kerlan Jobe Institute at Cedars Sinai. He has served as Chairman of the CONCACAF medical committee since 2016.
Academically, he is well published, including over 100 journal articles and five books. He has received five national awards for Excellence in Research in the Field of Sports Medicine. Since 1995 he has been on the editorial board of the American Journal of Sports Medicine and associate editor for Current Concept Reviews. He also served as executive board member (1999-2001) for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Presently, he is Past President of the International Cartilage Repair Society (2008-09). He was honored in a distinguished fashion in 2009 with an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters (DHL) from the State University of New York. He served as Director of Research for Major League Baseball 2011-2015.
As a team physician, Dr. Mandelbaum has worked with UCLA Athletics (1985-1989) and Pepperdine University (1990-present), as well as the LA Galaxy and Chivas USA MLS teams. He was the Chief Medical Officer for Women’s World Cup Soccer 1999 and 2003, US Soccer Men’s National Teams Physician since 1991, and the assistant Medical Director for Major League Soccer since 1996. He also served as USA Team Physician for Soccer World Cups ’94 in the USA, ’98 in France, 2002 in Japan and Korea, Germany in 2006, and South Africa in 2010. He served as FIFA medical officer for Brazil World Cup 2014. In 2002, he was appointed to FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Committee (F-MARC). In 2007, he was appointed to FIFA’s Sports Medicine Committee until 2017. He also served as Olympic Medical Officer for the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012, and RIO 2016 games. He was Chief Medical Officer for LA 2015 World Special Olympic Games, the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2015 and 2017, and COPA Centenario in 2016.
He has published his first motivational and inspiration book entitled … The Win Within…. Capturing Your Victorious Spirit. He also does motivational speaking for societies, companies, and groups. He also writes a monthly column for Medscape and The US World News Report.
He is married to Ruth, a Family Physician and Medical Executive with 3 children Rachel, 27, Jordan, 25, and Ava, 21.
Selected Published Work
Chu CR, Rodeo S, Bhutani N, Goodrich LR, Huard J, Irrgang J, LaPrade RF, Lattermann C, Lu Y, Mandelbaum B, Mao J, McIntyre L, Mishra A, Muschler GF, Piuzzi NS, Potter H, Spindler K, Tokish JM, Tuan R, Zaslav K, Maloney W. Optimizing Clinical Use of Biologics in Orthopaedic Surgery: Consensus Recommendations From the 2018 AAOS/NIH U-13 Conference. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018.
Arundale AJH, Bizzini M, Giordano A, Hewett TE, Logerstedt DS, Mandelbaum B, Scalzitti DA, Silvers-Granelli H, Snyder-Mackler L. Exercise-Based Knee and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Prevention. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2018.
Chahla J, Sherman B, Cinque M, Miranda A, Garrett WE, Chiampas G, O’Malley H, Gerhardt MB, Mandelbaum BR. Epidemiological Findings of Soccer Injuries During the 2017 Gold Cup. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018.
Gill TJ, Safran M, Mandelbaum B, Huber B, Gambardella R, Xerogeanes J. A Prospective, Blinded, Multicenter Clinical Trial to Compare the Efficacy, Accuracy, and Safety of In-Office Diagnostic Arthroscopy With Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Surgical Diagnostic Arthroscopy. Arthroscopy. 2018.
Ardern CL, Ekås GR, Grindem H, Moksnes H, Anderson A, Chotel F, Cohen M, Forssblad M, Ganley TJ, Feller JA, Karlsson J, Kocher MS, LaPrade RF, McNamee M, Mandelbaum B, Micheli L, Mohtadi NGH, Reider B, Roe JP, Seil R, Siebold R, Silvers-Granelli HJ, Soligard T, Witvrouw E, Engebretsen L. Prevention, diagnosis and management of paediatric ACL injuries. Br J Sports Med. 2018.
Chahla J, Mandelbaum BR. Biological Treatment for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Moving from Bench to Bedside-Current Practical Concepts. Arthroscopy. 2018.
International Olympic Committee Pediatric ACL Injury Consensus Group, Ardern CL, Ekås G, Grindem H, Moksnes H, Anderson AF, Chotel F, Cohen M, Forssblad M, Ganley TJ, Feller JA, Karlsson J, Kocher MS, LaPrade RF, McNamee M, Mandelbaum B, Micheli L, Mohtadi NGH, Reider B, Roe JP, Seil R, Siebold R, Silvers-Granelli HJ, Soligard T, Witvrouw E, Engebretsen L. 2018 International Olympic Committee Consensus Statement on Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management of Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018.
Silvers-Granelli HJ, Bizzini M, Arundale A, Mandelbaum BR, Snyder-Mackler L. Higher compliance to a neuromuscular injury prevention program improves overall injury rate in male football players. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018.
Ardern CL, Ekås GR, Grindem H, Moksnes H, Anderson AF, Chotel F, Cohen M, Forssblad M, Ganley TJ, Feller JA, Karlsson J, Kocher MS, LaPrade RF, McNamee M, Mandelbaum B, Micheli L, Mohtadi N, Reider B, Roe J, Seil R, Siebold R, Silvers-Granelli HJ, Soligard T, Witvrouw E, Engebretsen L. 2018 International Olympic Committee consensus statement on prevention, diagnosis and management of paediatric anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Br J Sports Med. 2018.
Johnston JT, Mandelbaum BR, Schub D, Rodeo SA, Matava MJ, Silvers-Granelli HJ, Cole BJ, ElAttrache NS, McAdams TR, Brophy RH. Video Analysis of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in Professional American Football Athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2018.
Ardern CL, Ekås G, Grindem H, Moksnes H, Anderson A, Chotel F, Cohen M, Forssblad M, Ganley TJ, Feller JA, Karlsson J, Kocher MS, LaPrade RF, McNamee M, Mandelbaum B, Micheli L, Mohtadi N, Reider B, Roe J, Seil R, Siebold R, Silvers-Granelli HJ, Soligard T, Witvrouw E, Engebretsen L. 2018 International Olympic Committee consensus statement on prevention, diagnosis and management of paediatric anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018.
Calloway SP, Soppe CJ, Mandelbaum BR. Clinical Outcomes After Arthroscopic Release of Patellofemoral Arthrofibrosis in Patients With Prior Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Arthroscopy. 2018.
Hussain ZB, Chahla J, Mandelbaum BR, Gomoll AH, LaPrade RF. The Role of Meniscal Tears in Spontaneous Osteonecrosis of the Knee: A Systematic Review of Suspected Etiology and a Call to Revisit Nomenclature. Am J Sports Med. 2017.
Mandelbaum BR, Chahla J. Editorial Commentary: The Acellular Osteochondral Allograft, the Emperor Has New Clothes. Arthroscopy. 2017.
Trentacosta N, Pace JL, Metzger M, Michalski M, Nelson T, Polakof L, Mandelbaum B.Biomechanical Evaluation of Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction Techniques With and Without the Anterolateral Ligament (ALL). J Pediatr Orthop. 2017.
Slauterbeck JR, Reilly A, Vacek PM, Choquette R, Tourville TW, Mandelbaum B, Johnson RJ, Beynnon BD. Characterization of Prepractice Injury Prevention Exercises of High School Athletic Teams. Sports Health. 2017.
Silvers-Granelli HJ, Bizzini M, Arundale A, Mandelbaum BR, Snyder-Mackler L. Does the FIFA 11+ Injury Prevention Program Reduce the Incidence of ACL Injury in Male Soccer Players? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017.
Mandelbaum BR. Editorial Commentary: Focal Cartilage Defects in Young Patients Indicate Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation Sooner Rather Than Later. Arthroscopy. 2016.
Welch T, Mandelbaum B, Tom M. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation: Past, Present, and Future. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2016.
Lerebours F, ElAttrache NS, Mandelbaum B. Diseases of Subchondral Bone 2. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2016.
Lerebours F, ElAttrache NS, Mandelbaum B. Diseases of Subchondral Bone 1. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2016.
Mandelbaum BR, ElAttrache NS. Articular Cartilage Repair Techniques. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2016.
Dahm DL, Curriero FC, Camp CL, Brophy RH, Leo T, Meister K, Paletta GA, Steubs JA, Mandelbaum BR, Pollack KM. Epidemiology and Impact of Knee Injuries in Major and Minor League Baseball Players. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016.
Silvers-Granelli H, Mandelbaum B, Adeniji O, Insler S, Bizzini M, Pohlig R, Junge A, Snyder-Mackler L, Dvorak J. Efficacy of the FIFA 11+ Injury Prevention Program in the Collegiate Male Soccer Player. Am J Sports Med. 2015.
Brophy RH, Stepan JG, Silvers HJ, Mandelbaum BR. Defending Puts the Anterior Cruciate Ligament at Risk During Soccer: A Gender-Based Analysis. Sports Health. 2015.
Mithoefer K, Peterson L, Zenobi-Wong M, Mandelbaum BR. Cartilage issues in football-today’s problems and tomorrow’s solutions. Br J Sports Med. 2015.
Fleisig GS, Leddon CE, Laughlin WA, Ciccotti MG, Mandelbaum BR, Aune KT, Escamilla RF, MacLeod TD, Andrews JR. Biomechanical performance of baseball pitchers with a history of ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2015.
Murray IR, Benke MT, Mandelbaum BR. Management of knee articular cartilage injuries in athletes: chondroprotection, chondrofacilitation, and resurfacing. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016.
Green GA, Pollack KM, D’Angelo J, Schickendantz MS, Caplinger R, Weber K, Valadka A, McAllister TW, Dick RW, Mandelbaum B, Curriero FC. Mild traumatic brain injury in major and Minor League Baseball players. Am J Sports Med. 2015.
Arliani GG, Astur DC, Yamada RK, Yamada AF, Miyashita GK, Mandelbaum B, Cohen M. Early osteoarthritis and reduced quality of life after retirement in former professional soccer players. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014.
Fronek J, Yang JG, Osbahr DC, Pollack KM, ElAttrache NS, Noonan TJ, Conte SA, Mandelbaum BR, Yocum LA. Shoulder functional performance status of Minor League professional baseball pitchers. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015.
Swart E, Redler L, Fabricant PD, Mandelbaum BR, Ahmad CS, Wang YC. Prevention and screening programs for anterior cruciate ligament injuries in young athletes: a cost-effectiveness analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014.
Ahmad CS, Dick RW, Snell E, Kenney ND, Curriero FC, Pollack K, Albright JP, Mandelbaum BR .Major and Minor League Baseball Hamstring Injuries: Epidemiologic Findings From the Major League Baseball Injury Surveillance System. Am J Sports Med. 2014.
Drezner JA, Dvorak J, Kramer EB, Mandelbaum B, Patricios J, Pedrinelli LF, Schmied C, Zideman D. The FIFA® 11 Steps to prevent sudden cardiac death during football games. Eur Heart J. 2013
Mandelbaum B. An injection of platelet-rich plasma, glucocorticoid, or saline solution produced similar pain and disability results in lateral epicondylitis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013.
Dvorak J, Kramer EB, Schmied CM, Drezner JA, Zideman D, Patricios J, Correia L, Pedrinelli A, Mandelbaum B. The FIFA medical emergency bag and FIFA 11 steps to prevent sudden cardiac death: setting a global standard and promoting consistent football field emergency care. Br J Sports Med. 2013.