March Featured Editorial Board Members

Moisés Cohen
Instituto Cohen de Ortopedia e Traumatologia
São Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Cohen is a Professor at the Postgraduate Program in Translational Surgery at UNIFESP (Medicine III, Capes grade 6) and Advising Professor of the Postgraduate Program in Health Sciences at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein. He is a reviewer and/or Editorial Board member for of journals American Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery, Cartilage, Clinics (USP), Acta Ortopédica Brasileira, Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia and he is Editor of Revista Brasileira de Medicina (special volume Ortopedia ). He currently works in three Research Lines, with Fapesp fundraising, with regular and thematic projects and CNPq (Universal public notice), with emphasis on orthopedics and traumatology. Dr. Cohen was President of ISAKOS from 2011-2013 and has served as President of the Brazilian Knee Society (1997-1998), Brazilian Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2003-2004), SLARD (2005-2006), and the Brazilian Orthopaedic Society (2019). He is on the Board of Directors for the Patellofemoral Study Group and Vice President of the ACL Study Group.

Selected Published Work

Novaretti JV, Astur DC, Cavalcante ELB, Kaleka CC, Amaro JT, Cohen M. Preoperative Meniscal Extrusion Predicts Unsatisfactory Clinical Outcomes and Progression of Osteoarthritis after Isolated Partial Medial Meniscectomy: A 5-Year Follow-Up Study. J Knee Surg. 2022;35(4):393-400. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1715109.

Novaretti JV, Lian J, Patel NK, Chan CK, Cohen M, Musahl V, Debski RE. Partial Lateral Meniscectomy Affects Knee Stability Even in Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Intact Knees. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020;102(7):567-573. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.19.00712.

Debieux P, Jimenez AE, Novaretti JV, Kaleka CC, Kriscenski DE, Astur DC, Obopilwe E, Tamburini LM, Muench LN, Cote MP, Cohen M, Coyner KJ. Medial meniscal extrusion greater than 4 mm reduces medial tibiofemoral compartment contact area: a biomechanical analysis of tibiofemoral contact area and pressures with varying amounts of meniscal extrusion. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2021;29(9):3124-3132. doi: 10.1007/s00167-020-06363-0.

Meredith SJ, Rauer T, Chmielewski TL, Fink C, Diermeier T, Rothrauff BB, Svantesson E, Hamrin Senorski E, Hewett TE, Sherman SL, Lesniak BP; Panther Symposium ACL Injury Return to Sport Consensus Group, Bizzini M, Chen S, Cohen M, Villa SD, Engebretsen L, Feng H, Ferretti M, Fu FH, Imhoff AB, Kaeding CC, Karlsson J, Kuroda R, Lynch AD, Menetrey J, Musahl V, Navarro RA, Rabuck SJ, Siebold R, Snyder-Mackler L, Spalding T, van Eck C, Vyas D, Webster K, Wilk K. Return to Sport After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: Panther Symposium ACL Injury Return to Sport Consensus Group. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020;8(6):2325967120930829. doi: 10.1177/2325967120930829.

Novaretti JV, Lian J, Sheean AJ, Chan CK, Wang JH, Cohen M, Debski RE, Musahl V. Lateral Meniscal Allograft Transplantation With Bone Block and Suture-Only Techniques Partially Restores Knee Kinematics and Forces. Am J Sports Med. 2019;47(10):2427-2436. doi: 10.1177/0363546519858085.

Astur DC, Novaretti JV, Gomes ML, Rodrigues AG Jr, Kaleka CC, Cavalcante ELB, Debieux P, Amaro JT, Cohen M. Medial Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy Decreases Medial Meniscal Extrusion and Improves Clinical Outcomes and Return to Activity. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020;8(4):2325967120913531. doi: 10.1177/2325967120913531.

Novaretti JV, Astur DC, Casadio D, Nicolini AP, de Castro Pochini A, Andreoli CV, Ejnisman B, Cohen M. Higher Gene Expression of Healing Factors in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Remnant in Acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear. Am J Sports Med. 2018;46(7):1583-1591. doi: 10.1177/0363546518760577.

Novaretti JV, Shin JJ, Albers M, Chambers MC, Cohen M, Musahl V, Fu FH. Bone Bruise Patterns in Skeletally Immature Patients With Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: Shock-Absorbing Function of the Physis. Am J Sports Med. 2018;46(9):2128-2132. doi: 10.1177/0363546518777247.

Ramos LA, Zogbi T, de Andrade EF, Taniguti de Oliveira G, Nicolini AP, Krob JJ, Yamashita J, Cohen M, Astur DC. Treatment and outcomes of lateral collateral ligament injury associated with anterior and posterior cruciate ligament injury at 2-year follow-up. J Orthop. 2019;16(6):489-492. doi: 10.1016/j.jor.2019.05.010.

Franciozi CE, Ambra LF, Albertoni LJB, Debieux P, Granata GSM Jr, Kubota MS, Carneiro M, Abdalla RJ, Luzo MVM, Cohen M. Anteromedial Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy Improves Results of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction for Recurrent Patellar Instability in Patients With Tibial Tuberosity-Trochlear Groove Distance of 17 to 20 mm. Arthroscopy. 2019;35(2):566-574. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2018.10.109.

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;26(4):989-1010. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-4865-y.

Nakama GY, Kaleka CC, Franciozi CE, Astur DC, Debieux P, Krob JJ, Aman ZS, Kemler BR, Storaci HW, Dornan GJ, Cohen M, LaPrade RF. Biomechanical Comparison of Vertical Mattress and Cross-stitch Suture Techniques and Single- and Double-Row Configurations for the Treatment of Bucket-Handle Medial Meniscal Tears. Am J Sports Med. 2019;47(5):1194-1202. doi: 10.1177/0363546519830402.

Chahla J, Murray IR, Robinson J, Lagae K, Margheritini F, Fritsch B, Leyes M, Barenius B, Pujol N, Engebretsen L, Lind M, Cohen M, Maestu R, Getgood A, Ferrer G, Villascusa S, Uchida S, Levy BA, Von Bormann R, Brown C, Menetrey J, Hantes M, Lording T, Samuelsson K, Frosch KH, Monllau JC, Parker D, LaPrade RF, Gelber PE. Posterolateral corner of the knee: an expert consensus statement on diagnosis, classification, treatment, and rehabilitation. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019;27(8):2520-2529. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5260-4.

Astur DC, Bernardes A, Castro S, Arliani GG, Kaleka CC, Astur N, Cohen M. Functional outcomes after patellar autologous osteochondral transplantation. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017;25(10):3084-3091. doi: 10.1007/s00167-016-4108-z.

Douglas A. Evans, MD
, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
, Surgical Simulation Education and Assessment
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois

Dr. Evans is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with a primary focus in knee and shoulder arthroscopy. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Binghamton University, he returned to his home town of Buffalo, NY for medical school at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. He stayed at SUNY Buffalo to complete his orthopaedic surgery residency.  Dr. Evans then went on to do a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Chicago. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Evans joined the faculty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center and Hines Veterans Administration Hospital in 2005.  In 2014, Dr. Evans was appointed Director of Surgical Simulation Education and Assessment for Loyola University Medical Center to further his interest in training residents and medical students.  Dr. Evans was recently appointed as an Illinois delegate of the AAOS Board of Counselors.  Additionally, he is currently serving as Assistant Editor for Social Media for the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine and Chairman of the Electronic Media Editorial Board.  Dr. Evans is also an editorial reviewer for the Journal of Surgical Education.  Dr. Evans enjoys providing care to athletes of all levels and is the head team physician for the USA National University men’s hockey team.  Dr. Evans is also a team physician for Loyola University Chicago, the University of St. Francis, and Lewis University, as well as local high school athletics.

Dr. Evans’ current research interests are focused on the role of simulation in medical education and patient safety.  Other areas of scholarly interest include orthobiologics, cartilage injury and biomechanics.  Outside of medicine, Dr. Evans enjoys coaching and playing hockey, and spending time in the outdoors skiing, scuba diving, and hiking in the north woods of Minnesota.

Selected Published Work

Rimington B, Mallik K, Evans D, Mroczek K, Reider B. A Prospective Study of the Nonoperative Treatment of Degenerative Meniscus Tears. Orthopedics. 2009;32:558.

Francois A, Parikh VJ, Evans D. Transient urinary incontinence after sciatic nerve block with the classic Labat approach. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 2011;23: 671-672.

Beck J, Evans, D, Tonino P, Yong S, Callaci JJ. The Biomechanical and Histologic Effects of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Rat Rotator Cuff Repairs. American Journal of Sports Medicine.  2012;40:2037-2044. 

Jawahar A, Vade A, Lomasney L, Evans D. Clinical and Surgical Correlation of Hip MR Arthrographic Findings in Adolescents. Pediatric Radiology. 2014;44(Supplement 1).

Tauchen AJ, Salazar D, Barton GJ, Francois A, Tonino P, Garbis NG, Evans D. The Effect of Compression Stockings on Cerebral Desaturation in Obese Patients Undergoing Shoulder Arthroscopy in the Beach-Chair Position. Arthroscopy. 2015;31(12):2352-2364.

Anugayathri J, Vade A, Lomasney L, Okur G, Evans D, Subbaiah, P. Clinical and Surgical Correlation of Hip MR Arthrographic Findings in Adolescents. European Journal of Radiology. 2016;85(6):1192-1198.

Schneider AM, Pedowitz RA, Evans DA. Validation of the FAST Workstation as an Objective Evaluator of Hand-Tied Surgical Knots. Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. 2019;14(1):29-34.

Dickerson P, Grande S, Evans D, Levine B, Coe M. Utilizing Intraprocedural Interactive Video Capture with Google Glass for Immediate Postprocedure Resident Coaching. Journal of Surgical Education. 2019;76(3):607-619.

Sethi N, Evans D, Murray A. Needlestick Occurrences and Reporting Among Residents in the Operative Setting. Journal of Surgical Education. 2020;3:S1931-7204(20)30149-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.05.014.

Schneider AM, Davis W, Walsh D, Pedowitz RA, Evans DA.  Use of the Fundamentals of Arthroscopic Surgical Training Workstation for Immediate Objective Feedback During Training Improves Hand-Tied Surgical Knot Proficiency: A Randomized Controlled Study. Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare: July 22, 2020 –doi: 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000494.

Ghobrial PG, Burra R, Evans DA, Chudik SC.  Exploring Alternative Sites for Glenoid Component Fixation Through Three-Dimensional Digitization of the Glenoid Vault: An Anatomic Analysis. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2020;4(12):e20.00199-9. doi: 10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-20-00199.

Liles J, Wieschhaus K, Wieschhaus K, Adams W, Cappello T, Evans D. Validation of a cost-effective cast saw simulation based educational module to improve cast removal safety. JPO, accepted for online publication.

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