Parham Sendi, M.D., FIDSA is Associate Professor at the University of Bern, Bern, and a lead physician for musculoskeletal infections at the Division for Infectious Diseases and Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. His clinical and research interests within the area of bone, joint and orthopedic device related infections are PK/PD of antimicrobials in extravascular compartments, biofilm eradication concentrations, treatment concepts of trauma-related infections and streptococcal infections.
|Elie F. Berbari, M.D., FIDSA is a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic college of medicine, Rochester, MN, USA. Dr Berbari is the current Chair of the Infectious Diseases division at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He is an active member of the Orthopaedic Infectious Diseases section at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Dr. Berbari’s research is focussing on identifying modifiable risk factors for prosthetic joint infections and studying optimal prevention and management strategies for patients with vertebral osteomyelitis.|
Heinz Winkler, M.D. is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Bone and Joint Infection and Past President of European Bone and Joint Infection Society. He is active Orthopaedic Surgeon and Chair of the Osteitis Centre, Privatklinik Döbling, Vienna, Austria, treating Prosthetic Joint Infection, infected fractures, infected non-unions and osteomyelitis. Dr. Winkler's clinical and research areas of interest include restoration of bone stock after infection, local antimicrobial therapy and biofilm research.
Board of Associate Editors
Mohit Bhandari, M.D., Ph.D., FRSCSC serves as Professor and Academic Head of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Bhandari is Chair of Canada Research in Musculoskeletal Trauma. He serves as Associate Chair, Research for the Department of Surgery and holds a unique distinction of ‘University Scholar’ at McMaster University. Dr. Bhandari conducted successfully many trials focusing on improving lives of individuals experiencing trauma. The Research includes the management of patients with fracture-related infections of the lower extremity, pelvis and acetabulum. In addition, Dr. Bhandari translational research is highly recognized (evidence-based orthopaedics).
Olivier Borens, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Head of the Department of Septic Surgery and Head of the Orthopaedic-Trauma Unit of the Department for the Musculoskeletal System of the University Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland. Dr. Borens is a past executive member of the EBJIS board and current active member. Within the field of periprosthetic joint infections, his research focuses on the prevention, diagnostic methods, local antibiotics and minimally invasive techniques in traumatology.
|Barry D. Brause, M.D., FACP, FIDSA is Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College at Cornell University, Director of Infectious Diseases at Hospital for Special Surgery and Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital, all in New York City. He is also Vice President of the MSIS. His clinical and research interests are in developing strategies to decrease the risk of perioperative surgical site infections and to improve the efficacy of treatment of PJI, infected ACL reconstructions, infected fracture sites and other musculoskeletal infections associated with indwelling foreign materials.|
Antonia F. Chen, M.D., M.B.A. works at Brigham and Women's Hospital in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chen is the Director of Research in Arthroplasty and president of MSIS. Her clinical and research focus in PJI includes surgical treatment and adjuncts to treatment, along with infection prevention with respect to patient optimization.
Martin Clauss, M.D. is lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Basel, Switzerland, and lead surgeon of Septic Surgery at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, and Kantonsspital Baselland, Bruderholz and Liestal, Switzerland. Dr Clauss is treasurer and executive member of the EBJIS board. Dr. Clauss clinical research interest includes infections of the hip and his laboratory research influence of physico-chemical material characteristics on biofilms.
Gerard Giordano, M.D. is Chief of the Orthopaedic-Traumatologic Department at the Joseph Ducuing Hospital, Toulouse, France. Dr. Giordano clinical expertise includes treatment strategies for complex polyarthritis cases with infection in shoulder, hip and knee joints. He is the French delegate of EBJIS and was the local chair 36th Annual Meeting in Nantes, 2017. Dr. Giordano research interest is focusing on new surgical technologies including 3D developments and computed assisted surgery.
|Paul M. Huddleston, M.D. is the current Division Chair of Spine Surgery in Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, USA. He is practicing Orthopedic surgeon specialized in spine surgery. His research interests involve understanding the way bacteria interact and pathologically affect various musculoskeletal structures in the human body. Dr. Huddlestone is also interested in Identification and classification of musculoskeletal infection, including epidural abscess and vertebral osteomyelitis.|
Martin McNally, MD FRCSEd, FRCS(Orth) is Honorary Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Oxford, UK, and Lead Surgeon at the Bone Infection Unit at Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford UK. Mr McNally is President of the EBJIS. His clinical and research expertise include infected fractures, infected non-union, osteomyelitis of the long bones, local antimicrobial therapy, Ilizarov reconstruction techniques, imaging of bone infections and costs of treatment.
|Kenneth Schmidt, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. He has special interest in prevention of periprothetic joint infection as well as treatment of chronic periprosthetic infection. His research interests include host factors contributing to infection as well as antiseptic irrigation solutions.|
Alex Soriano, M.D., Ph.D. is Associate Professor of University of Barcelona and Chief of the Infectious Diseases Department of Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Soriano is specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. His research interest in the field of bone and joint infection is focuses in antibiotic prophylaxis, epidemiology and antibiotic treatment-related outcomes of PJI.
|Bryan D. Springer, M.D is currently an attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte, NC, USA where he serves as Fellowship Director and is Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Springer is as a member of the Knee Society and the Hip Society He is currently the chair of the Education committee for AAHKS. He is a past president of MSIS. Within the field of bone and joint infections, his academic interests focus on modifiable risk factors for PJI and the use of local antibiotics during surgical treatment.|
|Aaron Tande, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is the Secretary/Treasurer of MSIS. His clinical and research interests surround the epidemiology, diagnosis, and antimicrobial management of prosthetic joint infection. His additional clinical and research interests include infections in patients with hematologic malignancies and antimicrobial stewardship.|
H. Charles Vogely, M.D., Ph.D. is an orthopedic surgeon with focus area musculoskeletal infections at the University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands. Dr. Vogely research interest in the field of bone and joint infection includes pre-operative diagnosis of PJI, the differentiation between septic and aseptic loosening, and the comparisons between 1-stage and 2-stage exchanges of arthroplasties. In addition, Dr. Vogely consists of expertise in the field of Infectious Diseases Control and Prevention.
Editorial Advisory Board
Volker Alt, MD, PhD
Deputy Director, Department of Trauma Surgery
University Hospital Giessen-Marburg GmbH
Javier Aragón-Sánchez, MD, PhD
Head of Department of Surgery and Diabetic Foot Unit
Medical Director, La Paloma Hospital
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Maja Babic, MD
Division of Bone and Joint Infections
Department of Infectious Diseases, Cleveland Clinic
Dieter Bettin, MD
Septic Surgery and Pediatric Orthopedics
Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Münster
Department for Orthopedics and Traumatology
Military Hospital Westerstede
Stephen Kates, MD
Professor and Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University
Gerhard Maale M.D.
Director of Orthopedic of Medical City Plano
Director of Sarcoma Initiative HCA Sara Canon World Wide
Medical City Plano
Camelia Marculescu M.D., M.S.C.R.
Associate Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Arvind Nana, MD
Trauma and Limb Reconstruction Surgery
JPS Health Network
Fort Worth, Texas
Sandra Bliss Nelson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Eric Senneville, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Lille University
Chair, Infectious Diseases Department
Gustave Dron Hospital
Anna Stefánsdóttir, MD, PhD
Department of Orthopaedics
Skane University Hospital, Malmö and Lund, and
Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund
Jaime Lora-Tamayo, MD, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine
Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre
Shawn Vasoo, MBBS, MRCP, D(ABIM) (Inf Dis)
Consultant, Department of Infectious Diseases
Institute of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Christof Wagner, MD
Professor of Surgery and Traumatology, University of Heidelberg
Center of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Ingolstadt Hospital, Ingolstadt
Marjan Wouthuyzen-Bakker, MD, PhD
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infection Prevention
University Medical Center Groningen
Werner Zimmerli, MD
Professor of Medicine
Consultant, Interdisciplinary Unit of Orthopaedic Infections,
Kantonsspital Baselland, Liestal, and University of Basel
Lorenzo Drago (2016 – 2018)
Klaus Kirketerp-Møller (2016 – 2018)
Konstantinos Malizos (2016 – 2018)
Carlo Romano (2016 – 2018)