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Scientific Committee (SC)

Supporting WAIOT scientific strategies and projects worldwide

The Scientific Committee (SC) is a platform of recognized experts

from all over the world, that share their knowledge, time and dedication 

to keep the scientific standard of WAIOT at the highest level.


Prof. Lorenzo Drago

Professor of Clinical Microbiology at University of Milano, Italy




Saudi Arabia

Pediatrics Orthopaedics Consultant, KFSH (King Fahad Specialist Hospital) in Dammam


Unit Chief, National Institute of Traumatology & Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR) – (Limb lengthening, deformity correction & surgical reconstruction Unit), Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.



Chair Division of Infectious Diseases

Professor of Medicine 

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine 

Rochester, MN 55905  

Bo-Eisa, Ahmad

Saudi Arabia

Consultant Pediatric Orthopedic and Deformity Correction Surgeon

Orthopedic Training Program Director 

King Fahad Hospital, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia


Clinical Pharmacologist.

Chief of the Research Department of Prevention and Treatment of Wound Infections and the Department of Clinical Pharmacology Vreden Russian Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics.
Saint-Petersburg, Russia.


  • Founder & Chairman - Nicolaas Institute of Constructive Orthopedic Research & Education Foundation for Arthroplasty & Sports Medicine

  • Founding Godfather of ISAKOS Global Connection Campaign

  • Board of Director Member of ISAKOS

  • President Elect of Asia Pacific Knee Society (APKS)

  • President Elect of Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society (APAS)

  • Global Chair for International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR)

Buttaro, Martin Alejandro


AAOT Certified Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology .

University of Buenos Aires Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology

ACaRo (Argentinian Hip Society) Board Certified Specialist

ACaRo Past President 2017

Associate Professor, Italian Hospital Medical School

Attending Hip Surgeon, “Sir John Charnley” Hip Center, Institute of Orthopaedics “Carlos E. Ottolenghi”, Italian Hospital in Buenos Aires

Czech Republic

Professor of Orthopedics Department - 1st Faculty of Medicine, Teaching Hospital Motol, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.

Vice-president of Section for Bone and Joint Infections of Czech Society for Orthopedics and Traumatology.

Country delegate of European Joint and Bone Infection Society.

Kucukdurmaz, Fatih


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology Bezmialem Vakif University - Istanbul

SICOT Executive Committee Membership and Young Surgeons Committee Chairman.

EFORT e-Learning Study Group                                                                                                               


  • Locum Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (part time), NHS hospitals, UK

  • Examiner for SICOT Diploma, instructor for ATLS course & Trainer in AO-Recon courses.

  • Executive Committee Member in CAOS & IFIA

  • PI of Egyptian Arthroplasty Register, member of ISAR

Lazarinis, Stergios


Head of the Arthroplasty department

Coordinator for prophylaxis – diagnostics – treatment of orthopedic Infections in Orthopedic Dept. Uppsala University Hospital

Department of Surgical Sciences / Orthopedics

Uppsala University Hospital




Professor  & Head

Department of Orthopaedics

Chief, J P N Apex Trauma CentreAIIMS, New Delhi-110029, India
Editor, Orthopaedics Today 
Convener Orthopaedic Initiative, Indian Society of Bone Mineral Research 
Past President Delhi Orthopaedic Association (2012)
Secretary, Regional Fragility Fracture Network India

Marcelino Gomez, Luiz Sérgio


Professor of Hip Surgery, discipline of Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba School of Medicine, MG, Brazil. Former President of the Brazilian Hip Society and current president of the Brazilian Association for the Study of Infections and Osteoarticular Implants (AsBIO), and President of the Multicenter Registry of Hip Surgical Procedures, sponsored by the Brazilian Hip Society (SBQ)

Marczyński, Wojciech MD, PhD


Head of  Department of Orthopedics, Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education, Teaching Orthopedic Hospital in Otwock.

Wales, UK

Mr Morgan-Jones runs a regional service for the management of infected total knee replacement, re-revision knee replacement, chronic osteomyelitis, non-unions and lower limb reconstruction. He undertakes young adult and complex primary knee replacement along with revision arthroscopy and revision ACL surgery.

Overgaard, Søren


Professor, Head of Research, MD, PhD, Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark. Professor, Head of Research, MD, DmSci,
Chief surgeon, Orthopaedic research unit
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Odense University Hospital
Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark

Director of the Steering Committee of The Danish Hip Arthroplasty Register,

Member of ISAR (International Society for Arthroplasty Registries).

President elect 2009 – 2011 European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedic and Traumatology (EFORT)

Scientific Group Coordinator, 2010 -.

Scientific Chair 2019. European Hip Society – Education Committee: 2013 


Infectious Diseases Physician and NHMRC Career Development Fellow at Monash University, Melbourne. Her research has focused on prevention and management of infections, particularly following orthopaedic surgery. She was awarded her PhD in Sept 2013 and completed her post-doctoral research fellowship at Mayo Clinic, USA. 

Salai, Moshe


Head of the Orthopedic Division Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Affiliated to Tel-Aviv Sackler School of Medicine, Israel.

Full Professor of Orthopedics Tel Aviv Sackler School of Medicine.

Head of Education Committee Israel Medical Association,

Past President of the EATB (European Association of Tissue Banking).

President Israeli Association of Tissue Banking.

Tavakoli, Mohsen


Head of the orthopedic surgery department Ghaem hospital, Karaj, Iran

President of POTA (Persian Orthopedic Traumatology Association)

Tsuchiya, Hiroyuki MD, PhD


Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kanazawa University, Japan
The President of International Society of Limb Salvage (ISOLS) and Japanese Association for Orthopaedic Reconstruction & Ilizarov Method (JORIM)
Specialty: Musculoskeletal Oncology, Bone and Soft-tissue Reconstruction


Head of the Hip Department at IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute, Milan, Italy and Adjunct Professor at Università degli Studi of Milan. He is Immediate Past President of the Società Italiana dell’Anca and Past President of the European Hip Society. Vice Chairman of the Educational Committee and Co-opted Member of the Executive Committee of EFORT. Chairman of the Scientific Committee of EHS. Member of the International Hip Society and of the International Committee of AAHKS.

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