Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Panther Symposium 2019


June 5 - 7 , 2019



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

Distinguished Service Professor
David Silver Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

James J. Irrgang, PhD, PT, ATC
Bryson P. Lesniak, MD
Andrew Lynch, PT, PhD
Volker Musahl, MD
Carola van Eck, MD, PhD


William Anderst, PhD
Olufemi Ayeni, MD, MSc, PhD
Asheesh Bedi, MD
Mario Bizzini, PhD, MSc, PT
James Bradley, MD
Charles Brown, Jr, MD
Shiyi Chen, MD, PhD
Terese Chmielewski, PT, PhD, SCS
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS
Moises Cohen, MD, PhD
Richard Debski, PhD
Stefano Della Villa, MD
Matteo Denti, MD, PhD
Scott Dye, MD
Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD
Lucio Ernlund, MD, MSc
Mario Ferretti, MD, PhD
Christian Fink, MD
Alan Getgood, MD
Timothy Hewett, PhD

Hua Feng, MD
Johnny Huard, PhD
Andreas Imhoff, MD
Yasuyuki Ishibashi, MD
Timo Järvelä, MD, PhD
Darren Johnson, MD
Christopher Kaeding, MD
Jon Karlsson, MD, PhD
Ryosuke Kuroda, MD, PhD
C. Benjamin Ma, MD
Jeffrey Macalena, MD
Lynn Snyder Mackler, PT, ScD, SCS
Gregory Maletis, MD
Robert Marx, MD
Jacques Menetrey, MD
Ronald Navarro, MD
Kentaro Onishi, MD
Mark Paterno, PT, PhD, MBA, SCS
Leo Pinczewski, MD

Anil Ranawat, MD
Bruce Reider, MD
Kristian Samuelsson, MD, PhD, MSc
Laura Schmitt, PT, MPT, PhD
Romain Seil, MD
Seth Sherman, MD
Rainer Siebold, MD, PhD
Tim Spalding, MD
Kurt Spindler, MD
Rocky Tuan, PhD
Willem van der Merwe, MD
Sarah Wallace, PhD
Kate Webster, PhD
Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT
Brian Wolf, MD, MS
John Xerogeanes, MD
Patrick Yung, MD
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD
Minghao Zheng, PhD, MD, FRCPath




This three-day meeting signifies the collaboration among global leaders in anatomic ACL reconstruction surgery to develop consensus on key focus areas within the field. Orthopaedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers, radiologists, and basic scientists will discuss evidence-based recommendations, recent advances, and the future of anatomic ACL reconstruction.

Topics will include:


Concurrent Session A: 
ACL Surgery Workshop

· ACL Graft Options
· ACL Registries
· ACL Rotatory Instability
· ACL Indications and Outcome
· ACL Clinical Biomechanics & Imaging
· Anterolateral Instability and Anterolateral Complex
· Surgical Demonstrations
· Case Based Discussion
· Panel Discussions

Concurrent Session B:
ACL Rehabilitation Workshop

· Post-ACL Injury Decision Making
· Early, Intermediate & Late Post-Operative Decision Making
· Risk Factors and Prevention of ACL Injury & Prevention


· Biologics
· ACL and Meniscus
· Osteotomy: Plan for It or if All Else Fails?
· ACL Outcomes
· Return to Play
· Panel Discussions



FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2019

Consensus Meetings

· OP vs Non-OP Treatment for ACL
· ACL Outcome
· ACL Return to Play