Current Collaborators

Spine Research

Kevin M. Bell, PhD
Research Assitant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

 

William F. Donaldson, MD
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Adam S. Kanter, MD
Associate Professor, Chief UPMC Presbyterian Spine Service, Department of Neurosurgery, UPMC

 

Joon Y. Lee, MD 
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

 

Michael J. Schneider, DC, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

 

Vincent J. Silvaggio, MD
Chairman of Orthopaedics at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital

 

Patrick N. Smith, MD
Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC St. Margaret Hospital

 

Joon Y. Lee, MD 
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Jeremy Shaw, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 


Ankle Research

MaCalus V. Hogan, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Knee Research

Freddie H. Fu, MD
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Brian Hamlin, MD

The Bones and Joint Center – CMI, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

 

Bryson P. Lesniak, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Volker Musahl, MD
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Sara Piva, PhD. PT
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Co-Director of the Physical Therapy Clinical and Translational Research Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Kenneth L Urish, MD., PhD
Assistant Professor, Associate Medical Director, Magee Bone and Joint Center, Director of Arthritis and Arthroplasty Design Laboratory
The Bones and Joint Center – CMI, Magee-Women’s Hospital of UPMC

 

Chris Connaboy, PhD
Assistant Professor, Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh

 


Transfemoral Amputee Research

 

Richard McGough, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Goeran Fiedler, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh


Hip Research

Dharmesh Vyas, MD PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Craig S. Mauro, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

Michael McClincy, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 


Shoulder Research

James J. Irrgang, PT, PhD, ATC, FAPTA
Chair and Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

 

Albert Lin, MD
Associate Professor, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine

 

Adam Popchak, DPT, PhD, SCS
Assistant Professor, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

 


 

MRI Imaging

Tamer Selim Ibrahim, PhD
Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh

Chan-Hong Moon, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh

Software Development

George Stetten, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh

Extramural Collaborators

Ameet Aiyangar, PhD
Senior Scientist, SNF Ambizione, EMPA- Swiss Federal Labs for Materials Science and Technology