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JBJS Open Access Editorial Board

Marc F. Swiontkowski, MD
Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Eng Hin Lee, MD, FRCSC
Co-Editor, JBJS Open Access
National University of Singapore
Singapore
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Robin R. Richards, MD, FRCSC
Co-Editor, JBJS Open Access
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Shepard R. Hurwitz, MD, FACHE
Deputy Editor
, AOA Critical Issues in Education
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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Michelle A. James, MD
Associate Deputy Editor
, AOA Critical Issues in Education
Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California
Sacramento, California, United States
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Board of Associate Editors

John Bartlett, MBBS, FRACS, FAOrthA
Warringal Medical Centre
Melbourne, Australia
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In Ho Choi, MD, PhD
Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul, South Korea
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Naoki Haraguchi, MD
St. Marianna University Yokohama Seibu Hospital
Kanagawa, Japan
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Benjamin Joseph, MSOrth, MChOrth, FRCSEd
Aster Medcity
Kochi, India
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Stephen Lyman, PhD
Associate Editor for Methodology and Statistics
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY, United States
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Nicola Maffulli, MD, MS, PhD, FRCP, FRCS(Orth)
University of Salerno
Salerno, Italy
Queen Mary University of London
London, England
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Dante Parodi, MD
Fundación Medica San Cristóbal
Santiago, Chile
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Per-Henrik Randsborg, MD, PhD
Akershus University Hospital
Lørenskog, Norway
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Edward H.M. Wang, MD, MSc
University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital
Manila, Philippines
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Hee-Kit Wong, FRCS(Glas), MChOrth(Liv), FAMS
National University of Singapore
Singapore
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Rick W. Wright, MD
Associate Editor for Evidence-Based Orthopaedics
School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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Eng Hin Lee, MD

Co-Editor, JBJS Open Access

 

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

National University of Singapore


Summary

Dr. Lee is an Emeritus Consultant in the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the National University Hospital and Senior Consultant in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore. He is a member of the International Pediatric Orthopaedic Think Tank (IPOTT) and is the current President of the ASEAN Paediatric Orthopaedic Society. He specializes in the management of orthopaedic problems in children. His research interests are in stem cell biology and musculoskeletal tissue engineering, especially for cartilage and physeal repair and regeneration. He was made a Fellow of International Orthopaedic Research by the International Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies in 2019.


Specialties/Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Articular Cartilage Repair and Regeneration
  • Physeal Repair and Regeneration
  • Biomaterials

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Scientific Paper Award, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (1993, 1996)
  • Presidential Guest Speaker, British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress, 2004
  • Donald Gunn Lecture, Singapore Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting, 2005
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, National University of Singapore, 2006
  • Outstanding Clinician Mentor Award, Ministry of Health, 2008
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Lee Foundation/NHG, 2008
  • College of Surgeons Lecture, Academy of Medicine, 2014
  • Mentoring Innovation and Leadership in Educational Scholarship (MILES) Award, APMEC, 2017
  • Presidential Guest Speaker, Philippine Orthopaedic Association 69th Annual Congress, 2018
  • Fellow of International Orthopaedic Research, ICORS, 2019

Professional Associations

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • International Pediatric Orthopaedic Think Tank
  • Canadian Orthopaedic Association
  • Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association
  • Asia Pacific Paediatric Orthopaedic Society
  • ASEAN Orthopaedic Association, Past President
  • ASEAN Paediatric Orthopaedic Society, President
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association, Past President

Education

Fellowship: Paediatric Orthopaedics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Residency:Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto Teaching Hospitals
Medical degree:  University of Western Ontario, Canada

Publications

A list of articles authored by Dr. Lee can be found here.


Robin R. Richards, MD

Co-Editor, JBJS Open Access

 

Professor, Department of Surgery

University of Toronto


Summary

Dr. Richards is a Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Vice Chair – Clinical of the University of Toronto Department of Surgery, Chair of the Awards and Internal Evaluation Committees and Past Secretary-Treasurer of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.  Dr. Richards is a member of the Ontario, Canadian and American Orthopaedic Associations and is a Past-President of the Canadian and Ontario Orthopaedic Associations.  Dr. Richards maintains an active practice focusing on arthroplasty of the shoulder and elbow, upper extremity reconstruction following trauma, soft tissue procedures to control joint instabilities in the upper extremity, and the surgical treatment of irreparable brachial plexus injury.


Awards & Recognition

2019  University of Toronto Orthopaedic Hall of Fame
2017 Silver Quill Award in the Qualitative or Quantitative Research Category, Canadian Physiotherapy Association (with co-authors)
2009 R.I. Harris Lecture, Annual General Meeting, Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. (Distinction)
Orthopaedic Surgery: The journey of a life time. Lessons learned along the way.  2009.
2004

Medal Lecture, Spine Society of Europe, Porto, Portugal. (Distinction)
(for presentation “Surgeons in Crisis - The Heart or the Mind?”).

1995

Founder's Medal for Best Research, Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society, Canada. (with co-authors R Jain, DC Turchin, GI Anderson, EH Schemitsch and RJ Byrick).

1993

Charles S. Neer Award, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Canada.
(in recognition of outstanding clinical research).

1989ABC Travelling Fellowship, Canadian Orthopaedic Association
1988 J. Edouard Samson Award, Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation, Canada

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Association
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Canadian Medical Association
Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation
Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society
Canadian Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Medical-Legal Society
Ontario Medical Association (Life Member)
Orthopaedic Trauma Association
Trauma Association of Canada

Specialties/Clinical Interests

  • Joint replacement of the shoulder and elbow
  • Soft tissue procedures to control joint instabilities
  • Surgical treatment of irreparable brachial plexus injury
  • Treatment of chronic disorders of the forearm
  • Wrist reconstruction

Education

Fellowship: Hand and Microsurgery, Duke University Medical Centre
Residency:University of Toronto Postgraduate Training Program in Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical degree:  McMaster University

Publications

A list of articles authored by Dr. Richards can be found here.