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Plenary Speakers

WILLIAM JOSEPH MALONEY (Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA)
  • Boswell Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Currently First Vice President of the Western Orthopaedic Association.
  • Past President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons ( AAOS) and has served on numerous other AAOS committees
  • 1) Why Total Knees Fail: Past and Present
  • 2) Hot Topics and Current Controversies in Total Hip Replacement
TOSHIHIKO YAMASHITA (Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, JAPAN)
  • 1988-1990:Post-doctoral Fellow;Wayne State University, Bioengineering Center, USA
  • 1995:Kappa Delta Award; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • 2019: Congress President of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association

* Intravenous infusion of autologous bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury

JOHN HELLER (Professor and Assistant Chief, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University Hospital, USA)
  • Baur Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Past Pres. of Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Developed Centerpiece Laminoplasty plates
  • 1) Multi-Level Cervical Stenosis: Selecting the Right Procedure
  • 2) Surgical Management of Cervical Kyphosis