HSS Alumni

Philip D. Wilson, MD, Award

The Philip D. Wilson, MD, Award is presented to a fellow for excellence in orthopaedic surgery research.

2015 Lauren Redler, MD
“Catastrophic Anisometry of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction in the Setting of Patella Alta and Increased Tibial Tubercle-Trochlear Groove (TT-TG) Distance.”
2014 Danyal H. Nawabi, MD
“Limited Retinacular Vessel Damage Does Not Comprise Femoral Head Perfusion During Hip Arthroscopy: Can the Vascular Safe Zone be Extended?”
2013 Dennis Nam, MD
“Extramedullary Guides vs. Portable Navigation for Tibial Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Controlled Trial”
2012 Danyal H. Nawabi, MD
“Unexplained Pain in Failed Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasty; A Retrieval, Histological and Imaging Analysis”
2011 Aaron J. Krych, MD
“Cartilage Integration with Porous Nondegradable Hydrogels after Enzymatic Treatment of Osteochondral Defects in a Rabbit Model”
2010 Sebastian Rodriguez-Elizalde, MD
“Utilizing Computerized Virtual Surgery to Assess the Impact of Acetabular Rim Osteophytes on the Range of Motion in Total Hip Arthroplasty”

Asheesh Bedi, MD
“The Effect of Mechanical Loading on Tendon-Bone Healing after ACL Reconstruction”


Asheesh Bedi, MD
“The Effect of Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibition on Tendon-to-Bone Healing in a Rotator Cuff Repair Model”


Matthew E. Cunningham, MD
“A Rat Model for Gene-Mediated Percutaneous Anterior Spinal Fusion”


Vonda Wright, MD
“ACL Fibroblasts Respond to Mechanical Load by Activation of Stress-Activated Protein Kinases and Transcription Factors”

2005 Steve Kim, MD
“Validation of Infrared Optic Probe for the Evaluation of Cartilage Degeneration”
2004 In 2004, there were 2 winners:
Andrea Baldini, MD
“Patellar Function in Total Knee Arthroplasty”


Susan Bukata, MD
“PTH Augmented Bone Healing in a Rabbit Spine Fusion Model”

2003 Keith Holley, MD
“Impingement of Cross-linked Polyethylene Cups in a Hip Simulator”
2002 Bryan Kelly, MD
“Differential Patterns of Muscle Activation in Patients with Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Massive Rotator Cuff Tears”
2001 In 2001, there were 2 winners:
Jess Ting, MD
“End-to-side Neurorrhaphy: A Rat Model Using Interpositional Vein Conduits”

Peter Kloen, MD
“BMP Expression in a Traumatic Heterotopic Ossification Model”

2000 Ashish Diwan, MD
“Histological Evaluation of the Efficacy of rhBMP2 when Compared to Autograft Bone in Sheep Spinal Interbody Fusion Using Titanium Cage”
1999 Suzette Song, MD
“Deltoid Ligament Strain After Correction of Acquired Flatfoot Deformity by Triple Arthrodesis”
1998 Riley Williams, MD
“Inhibition of Tendon, Paratendon and Capsular Fibroblast Metabolism by the Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic Ciprofloxacin”
1997 Peter Simonian, MD
“Popliteomeniscal Fasciculi and Lateral Meniscal Stability”
1996 Mathias Bostrom, MD
“The Enhancement of Bone Formation Utilizing rhBMP-2 in a Micromotion Model”
1994 Claude Moorman, III, MD
“The Coracoacromial Ligament: Is It the Appendix of the Shoulder?”
1993 Brian Evans, MD
“Synovial Fluid Metal Levels in Modular vs Non-Modular Femoral Stems”
1992 Jo Hannafin, MD
“The Effect of Immobilization and Cyclic Tensile Load on Flexor Tendon - an In-Vitro Study”

Mark K. Bowen, MD
“The Role of the Inferior Glenohumeral Complex in Controlling Inferior Translation of the Glenohumeral Joint”

1990 In 1990, there were 2 winners:

Erich J. Fellinger, MD
“Characterization of a Novel Ewing's Sarcoma Associated Antigen with Potential for Radio Immunolocalization and Treatment of Ewing's Sarcoma”

Stephen M. Horowitz, MD
“The Mechanism by Which Cement Failure Leads to Bone Resorption in Aseptic Loosening”

1989 In 1989, there were 2 winners:

William W. Brien, MD
“A Randomized Double Blind Trial of Fixed Dose Intravenous Intraoperative Heparin on the Deep Vein Thrombosis Formation During Total Hip Arthroplasty”

Daniel D. Buss, MD
“Conservatively Treated Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries”

1988 In 1988, there were 2 winners:

Michael F. Lospinuso, MD
“Percutaneous CT Guided Biopsy of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine”

Lon S. Weiner, MD
“Analysis of the CT Scan in Evaluating Hip Reduction in CDH”

1987 In 1987, there were 3 winners:

Stephen J. O'Brien, MD
“Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Using Central Third Patella Tendon in Chronic Insufficiency”

Walter K. Urs, MD
"Custom Total Knee Arthroplasty”

Marc D. Fuchs, MD
“Acetabular Reconstruction of Severe Osseous Defects”

1986 In 1986, there were 3 winners:

Howard J. Agins, MD
“A Histologic and Quantitative Analysis of Metal Wear in Failed Titanium Alloy/Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Total Hip Replacements”

Stewart L. Shanfield, MD
"The Intrinsic and Extrinsic Blood Supply of the First Metatarsal”

Kelly G.D. Vince, MD
“Total Condylar Knee Arthroplasty: Eleven Year Survivorship Analysis”

1985 Joanne R. Wentz, MD
“Bone Repair Enhancement: Experimental Observations”
1984 Clare Rimnac, PhD
“The Effect of Centrifugation and Antibiotics on the Fracture Properties of Acrylic Bone Cement”
1983 In 1983, there were 2 winners:

Laura B. Flawn, MD
“Screening for Occult Spinal Dysraphism in Congenital Scoliosis Using Somatosensory Evoked Potentials”

Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD
“Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in the Evaluation of the Unstable Rheumatoid Cerival Spine”

1982 In 1982, there were 3 winners:

Robert C. Hewes, MD
“Bone Biopsy: The Importance of Aspirated Osseous Blood”

Thomas A. Einhorn, MD
“Repair of Diaphyseal Bone Defects by Matrix Induced Osteogenesis: A Radiographic, Histologic and Bio-medical Study”

Bernie L. McCaskill, MD
“Forefoot Arthroplasty in Rheumatoid Arthritis”

1981 Raymond P. Robinson, MD
“A Statistical Analysys of Infection in 4,769 Total Hip and Total Knee Replacements Performed with and without a Horizontal Laminar Flow System”
1980 Michael N. Jolley, MD
“The Ten Year Result of Our First One Hundred Consecutive Charnley Total Hip Replacements”

Robert D. McMillan, MD
“Spinal Deformity in Familial Dysautonomia”

1978 Tzony Sieagal, MD - Israel
“Experimental Spine Fusion by Enchondral Ossification  Center: A New Approach”
1977 David J. Fitzpatrick, MD - Dublin, Ireland
“The Demography of Hip Disease with Especial Consideration of Aseptic Necrosis”
1976 Lewis B. Lane, MD
“The Vascularity and Remodelling of the Subchondral Bone and Calcified Cartilage in Human Femoral and Humeral Heads”