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BIG PICTURE

Primary Author(s)

Stuart L. Weinstein, MD
Ignacio V. Ponseti Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Spinal Deformity
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

Edward H. Yelin, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California - San Francisco, School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA

Reviewers

Leigh Callahan, PhD
Professor, Medical and Social Medicine
Thurston Arthritis Research Center
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Kevin Shea, MD
Vice Chief
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery for Research
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

SPINAL DISORDERS: LOW BACK AND NECK PAIN

Primary Author(s)

Kern Singh, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Gunnar B. J. Andersson, MD, PhD
Professor, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Reviewers

Ellen Casey, MD
Associate Attending Physiatrist
Department of Physiatry
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY

Zachary Cupler, DC, MS
Chiropractic Physician
VA Butler Healthcare
Butler, PA

Vikas Patel, MD
Chief
Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Spine Center
Aurora, CO

SPINAL DISORDERS: SPINAL DEFORMITY

Primary Author(s)

Michael Daubs, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

Reviewers

Nicola Hawkinson, DNP, RN, RNFA
CEO and Founder
SpineSearch LLC
Recruitment and Education Source for Spine Professionals
Carle Place, NY

Peter O. Newton, MD
Chief of Scoliosis and Orthopaedic Research
Rady Children's Hospital
San Diego, CA

ARTHRITIS AND OTHER RHEUMATIC CONDITIONS

Primary Author(s)

Charles Helmick, MD
Captain (ret.) of U.S. Public Service Medical Epidemiologist
Arthritis Program National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Atlanta, GA

JOINT DISEASE: ARTHRITIS IN PATIENT POPULATIONS

Primary Author(s)

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

OSTEOARTHRITIS

Primary Author(s)

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Miriam G. Cisternas, MA
Senior Researcher at Optum
Bellingham, WA

INFLAMMTORY ARTHRITIS

Primary Author(s)

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Miriam G. Cisternas, MA
Senior Researcher at Optum
Bellingham, WA

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Primary Author(s)

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Miriam G. Cisternas, MA
Senior Researcher at Optum
Bellingham, WA

SPONDYLOARTHROPATHIES

Primary Author(s)

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Miriam G. Cisternas, MA
Senior Researcher at Optum
Bellingham, WA

CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS

Primary Author(s)

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Miriam G. Cisternas, MA
Senior Researcher at Optum
Bellingham, WA

GOUT

Primary Author(s)

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Miriam G. Cisternas, MA
Senior Researcher at Optum
Bellingham, WA

JOINT INFECTION

Primary Author(s)

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

FIBROMYALGIA

Primary Author(s)

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

JUVENILE ARTHRITIS

Primary Author(s)

Aimee Hersh MD
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Rheumatology
University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children's Medical Center
Salt Lake City, UT

JOINT PAIN AND REPLACEMENT

Primary Author(s)

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Arthritis Chapter Reviewers:

Roland Chang, MD
Professor
Departments of Preventive Medicine, Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

 

Leigh Callahan, PhD
Professor, Medical and Social Medicine
Thurston Arthritis Research Center
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

David Felson, MD
Director
Clinical Epidemiology
Boston University
Boston, MA

C. Kent Kwoh, MD
Director, Chief
Division of Rheumatology

University of Arizona Arthritis Center
Tucson, AZ

Edward H. Yelin, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California - San Francisco, School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA

OSTEOPOROSIS AND BONE HEALTH

Primary Author(s)

Nicole C. Wright, PhD, MPH
Asst Professor Epidemiologgy
Ryals School for Public Health
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

Marc Hochberg, MD, MPH, MACP, MACR
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health
Division of Rheumatology and Clincal Immunology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Reviewers

Jane A. Cauley, DrPH
Distinguished Professor
Department Epidemiology
University of Pittsburgh School of Helath Sciences
Pittsburgh, PA

Ann Elderkin, PA
Executive Director
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Washington, DC

Jeff A. Gehret, DO
Physiatrist
Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
Prussia, PA

Debra Sietsema, PhD, RN
Director
The CORE Institute
Phoenix, AZ

INJURIES:

SELF-REPORTED/TRAMATIC INJURIES/FALLS/WORKPLACE INJURIES

Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD, FACS
Asociate Professor of Orthopaedics
Department of Orthopaedics
Perleman Schoool of Medicine,University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Anna Miller, MD, FAAOS, FACS, FAOA
Vice Chair
Department of Orthopaedics
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis

Gudrun Mirick,MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Arvind D. Nana, MD
Associat Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Fort Worth, TX

Reviewer

Joseph Bernstein, MD, MS, FACS
Clinical Professor
Department Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Mara Schenker, MD
Director
Department Orthopaedics, Trauma Research
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Mark Neuman, MD

SPORTS INJURIES

Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD, MPH, ATC
Director, Orthopaedic Research
John A. Feagin, Jr. Sports Medicine Fellowship
Keller Army Hospital
West Point, NY

Haley A. Bookbinder, Med, ATC
Physician Asstant Pogram
Bryant University
Smithfield, RI

Brett D. Owens, MD
Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery
Brown University Alpert Medical School
Providence, RI

Reviewers

Irfan M. Asif, MD
Chair
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Gene Teymyster, DO
Chief Clinical Officer
Orthopaedic and Sports Medical Center
Quinnipiac University

Stamford, CT

Thomas Trojian, MD, FACSM, CAQSM
Profess, Chief Divison of Sports Medicine
Department Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Drexel University of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

MILITARY INJURIES

Michelle M. Gosselin, MD, LT, US Navy
United States Navy

MLt. Col Christopher T. LeBurn, MD
United States Air Force
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Reviewers

James Blair, MD, MAJ(P), MC
Chief
Department of Clinical Investigation and Orthopaedics
William Baumont Army Medical Center
El Paso, TX

Christopher Smith, MD, FACS, CDR MC USN
Associate Professor of Surgery
Naval Medical Center
Portsmouth, VA

SPECIAL AND RARE CONDITIONS

TUMORS

Author(s)

William Ward, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon
Novant Health
Winston-Salem, NC

Elaine G. Russell, PhD, RN
Novant Health
Winston-Salem, NC

David Sheedy, MPH
Novant Health
Winston-Salem, NC

NEUROMUSCULAR

Author(s)

Jonathan S. Kirschner, MD, RMSK
Associate Attending Physiatrist
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY

Se Won Lee, MD
MountainView Medical Associates
Las Vegas, NV

Reviewers

Eric Alschuler, MD, PhD
Associate Chair and Residency Program Director
Department of PM&R
Metropolitan Hospital Center
New York, NY

Gautam Malhotra, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Rutgers New Jersy Medical School
Summit, NJ

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

AGING

Primary Author(s)

Beatrice J. Edwards, MD
Associate Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Reviewer

Jay Magaziner, PhD, MSHyg
Professor and Chair
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD

CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT

Author(s)

Scott B. Rosenfeld, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and Scoliosis
Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, TX

Brielle Payne Plost, MD

Reviewers

Ellen Raney, MD
Shriners Hospital for Children
Portland, OR

Richard M. Schwend, MD
Chair
AAP Section on Orthopaedics
Children's Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Peter Smith, MD
Director
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Clinic
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Chicago, IL

ETHNIC AND RACIAL DIFFERENCES AND DISPARITIES

Author(s)

Obinna Adigweme, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Orlando, FL

Charles L. Nelson, MD
Chief
Adult Reconstruction and Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Reviewers

Charles Giangarra, MD
Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL

Adam Sassoon, MD

ECONOMIC COST

Author(s)

Edward H. Yelin, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California - San Francisco, School. of Medicine
San Francisco, CA

Miriam G. Cisternas, MA
Senior Researcher at Optum
Bellingham, WA

Reviewer

David S. Jevsevar, MD, MBA
Vice Chair and Director
Department of Orthopaedics
Arthritis Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Lebanon, NH