June Featured Editorial Board Members


James Genuario, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Steadman Hawkins Clinic Denver
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Colorado
Denver, Colorado

Dr. James Genuario, MD, MS, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Colorado.  He is board certified in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and fellowship trained in sports medicine.  His interest in medicine began at the University of Notre Dame where he received a bachelor in biology and anthropology and then at Northwestern School of Medicine for his medical doctorate.  Dr. Genuario did his internship and residency at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.  During this time, he took an additional year and obtained his masters in health policy at The Dartmouth Institute where he garnered a special interest in cost-effective health care.  In addition, Dr. Genuario was awarded the prestigious Health Policy Fellowship through the AAOS.  He completed his medical training obtaining a sports specialty at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic Denver Sports Medicine Fellowship.

Currently Dr. Genuario serves as a team physician for the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club, Denver Nuggets Basketball, Colorado Rapids Soccer Club, and consults on the Colorado Ballet.  He is active in the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy.

Dr. Genuario has a special clinical interest in sports medicine, hip preservation surgery and cost-effective health care.  Outside of work, Dr. Genuario enjoys spending time with his wife, Kristy and three teenage children, Josh, Parker and Keeley in the mountains of Colorado.

Selected Published Work

The cost-effectiveness of single-row compared with double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Genuario JW, Donegan RP, Hamman D, Bell JE, Boublik M, Schlegel T, Tosteson AN. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Aug 1;94(15):1369-77.

A cost-effectiveness analysis comparing 3 anterior cruciate ligament graft types: bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft, hamstring autograft, and allograft. Genuario JW, Faucett SC, Boublik M, Schlegel TF. Am J Sports Med. 2012 Feb;40(2):307-14.

Faucett S, Genuario J, Tosteson A, Koval K: Is Prophylactic Fixation a Cost-Effective Method to Prevent a Future Contralateral Fragility Hip Fracture? J Orthop Trauma. 2010 Feb;24(2): 65-74.

Can Robot-Assisted Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Be Cost-Effective? A Markov Decision Analysis. Moschetti WE, Konopka JF, Rubash HE, Genuario JW. J Arthroplasty. 2016 Apr;31(4):759-65.

Thromboembolic Events After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery: Increased Risk at High Elevation.Tyson JJ, Bjerke BP, Genuario JW, Noonan TJ. Arthroscopy. 2016 Nov;32(11):2350-2354.


Paulo J. Llinás, MD
Professor at ICESI University
Lili Valley Foundation, University Hospital
Cali, Colombia

Professor Paulo Llinás completed his undergraduate training in the Libre University in Barranquilla, Colombia, his graduate training in the National University of Mexico UNAM, his Fellowship in arthroscopy and reconstructive knee surgery in the San Ignacio University Hospital of the Javeriana University in Bogota, Colombia, and a Fellowship in knee and shoulder surgery in ICESI University in Cali, Colombia.

Since 2010 he has served as a professor and director of the arthroscopic and reconstructive knee and shoulder surgery Fellowship Program at ICESI University in Cali, Colombia. Currently, he is a Sports Medicine Arthroscopy and Orthopaedic Surgeon at the University Hospital Fundación Valle del Lili in Cali, Colombia.

He is serving as President of the Arthroscopic Surgery and Joint Reconstruction Colombian Association ACCAR 2019 to 2021. He was the President of the shoulder and elbow chapter of the Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology SCCOT from 2010 to 2013. He sponsored the travelling fellowship program of AOSSM in the United States in June 2012.

He is an Editorial Board Member of the American Journal for Sports Medicine AJSM and a Reviewer of the Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine OJSM. He is also a member of the International Society for Medical Shockwave Treatment ISMST.

Professor Llinás has published many articles in reviewed journals. As an accomplished professional, he is a lecturer who is often invited to present his work at international and national meetings.

As part of his scientific endeavors which include innovating ideas, programs, as well as courses to reach out and provide academic access and knowledge to the medical community at large, every two years, he directs and organizes the CCV (Live Surgery Course) in Cali, where recognized national and international experts perform 18 live surgeries and share their knowledge and experience in the field of shoulder and knee surgical treatment.

Selected Published Work

Ultrasound measurement of femoral cartilage thickness in the knee of healthy Young university students. G.A. Herrera H, P.J. Llinás, L. Flórez, C. Blanco Montes, D. Vernaza Obando, A. Díaz Solorzano, D. Loaiza y C. Guillen Astete. Rev Esp Cir Ortop Traumatol. Jul-Aug 2020;64(4):244-250. DOI: 10.1016/j.recot.2020.04.001.

Treatment of patellar osteochondral lesions with autologous grafts: functional and imaging results. Juan Diego Mora Tola, Marcela Piña Quintero, Juan Pablo Uribe Becerra, Gilberto Herrera Huependo, Juan Pablo Martínez-Cano, Martin Enrique Renjifo and Paulo José Llinás. Rev Colomb Ortop Traumatol. 2019;33(1-2):38-44.  DOI: 10.1016/j.rccot.2019.12.003.

Retears of the Rotator Cuff. An Ultrasonographic Assessment During the First Postoperative Year. Giussepe Aguado, Daniel Vernaza Obando, Gilberto A. Herrera, Alejandro Ramirez and Paulo J. Llinás. The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 2019, 7(12), DOI: 10.1177/2325967119889049.

Patellar resurfacing in knee replacement surgery: A prospective cohort study. José Luis Hernández, Juan Pablo Martínez-Cano, Juan Pablo Uribe, Gilberto Herrera, Alfredo Sánchez-Vergel y Paulo José Llinás. Rev Colomb Ortop Traumatol. 2018;32(4):240-244. DOI: 10.1016/j.rccot.2019.02.002.

Should the term PASTA for rotator cuff injuries be reassessed? Paulo José Llinás  Rev Colom Ortop Traumatol Volume 32, Issue 3, September 2018, Pages e1-e3 DOI: 10.1016/j.rccot.2018.10.001.

Sports injuries and ill-health episodes in the Cali 2013 World Games. Llinás PJ, et al. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med 2016;2:e000072. DOI: 10.1136/bmjsem-2015-000072.

Spinal Anesthesia using 0.75% Hyperbaric Levobupivacaine for Outpatient Knee Arthroscopy: Randomized Double-Blind Study Comparing Three Different Doses. Fredy Ariza C, Luis F. González A, Jaime H. Jordán, Jorge H. Mejía M, Carmen Sofía Cárdenas, Rafael Ordóñez, Paulo J. Llinás. Rev. Col. Anest November 2010 – January 2011 Vol. 38 – No. 4: 471-485.

Cementless Humeral Resurfacing Arhrosplasty in active patients less than fiftyfive years of age. David S. Bailie, Paulo J. Llinás, Todd S. Ellenbecher. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90:110-7.

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