Members with diverse backgrounds and training

ACESS was founded in 2005 with the goal of advancing knowledge and improving treatment in the field of shoulder and elbow surgery. Interaction among members from diverse backgrounds and training creates an environment for tremendous exchange of knowledge and information. Every member is enriched by the experience and the relationships that have been forged. Many life-long friendships have been made between the members and their families. Read More

First Last Degree Member Since Title Affiliation City State Details
JosephAbboudMD2006 Professor of Orthopaedics, Senior Vice President Rothman InstituteRothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson School of MedicinePhiladelphiaPADetails
AprilArmstrongMD2005ProfessorPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Bone and Joint InstituteHersheyPADetails
AnandMurthiMD2005Chief, Shoulder and Elbow SurgeryMedStar Union Memorial Hospital Dept of Orthopaedics and Sports MedicineBaltimoreMDDetails
GeorgeAthwalMD2009ProfessorUniversity of Western Ontario, HULC, St Joseph's Health CareLondonONDetails
GregBauerMD2005Goldsboro Orthopaedic AssociatesGoldsboroNCDetails
John-ErikBellMD, MS2007Associate Professor of Orthopaedic SurgeryDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical CenterLebanonNHDetails
RyanBicknellMD, MSc, FRCS(C)2010Associate ProfessorQueens UniversityKingstonONDetails
StephenBrockmeierMD2011Asst ProfUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleVADetails
RaymondCarrollMD2005Cary Orthopaedics & Sports MedicineCaryNCDetails
CarolineChebliMD2006Kennedy White Orthopaedic CenterSarsotaFLDetails
EmilieCheungMD2008Associate ProfStanford UniversityPalo AltoCADetails
ChristopherChuinardMD2008Clincal InstructorMichigan State, Great Lakes Orthopaedic CenterTraverse CityMIDetails
DerekCuffMD2008Suncoast Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports MedicineVeniceFLDetails
CharlesGetzMD2005Associate ProfRothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson School of MedicinePhiladelphiaPADetails
RhettHobgoodMD2012Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic ClinicJacksonMSDetails
JackKazanjianDO2008Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, PCOMPhiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Premier Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine AssociatesHavertownPADetails
JayKeenerMD2005Asst ProfWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisMODetails
StevenKleppsMD2005Ortho Montana & Sports MedicineBillingsMTDetails
MarcKowalskyMD2011Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery SpecialistsGreenwichCTDetails
CyrusLashgariMD2005The Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine CenterAnnapolisMDDetails
GregoryLervickMD2005Minnesota Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute at Twin Cities OrthopedicsEdinaMNDetails
JonathanLevyMD2010Chief of OrthopaedicsHoly Cross Orthopedic InstituteFort LauderdaleFLDetails
JesseMcCarronMD2011Rebound Orthopaedics & NeurosurgeryVancouverWADetails
BradfordParsonsMD2007Associate Professor Mount Sinai Medical CenterNew YorkNYDetails
HowardRoutmanDO2010Atlantis OrthopedicsPalm Beach GardensFLDetails
JasonScaliseMD2012The CORE Institute, (The Center for Orthopedic Research and Education)PhoenixAZDetails
PaulSethiMD2010Clinical InstructorONSGreenwichCTDetails
RobertTashjianMD2008ProfessorUniversity of Utah Department of OrthopaedicsSalt Lake CityUTDetails
Thomas (Quin)ThrockmortonMD2011Associate ProfessorUniversity of Tennessee - Campbell ClinicGermantownTNDetails
BrianWolfMD2008Ralph and Marcia Congdon Professor of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Iowa Sports Medicine; University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityIADetails
AndrewJawaMD2017Assistant Professor New Engalnd Baptist Hospital and Tufts University School of MedicineWalthamMassachusettsDetails
IanByramMD2014Bone and Joint Institute of TNFranklinTNDetails
LawrenceGulottaMD2017Associate Professor of Orthopedic SurgeryHospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical CollegeNew YorkNYDetails
SethGamradtMD2014Director of Orthopaedic Athletic MedicineUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesCADetails
EricRicchettiMD2018Associate Professor & Director, Shoulder CenterCleveland ClinicClevelandOHDetails
MichaelO'BrienMD2018Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics; Chief, Shoulder & Elbow SurgeryTulane University, Department of OrthopaedicsNew OrleansLADetails
GrantGarriguesMD2021Associate ProfessorRush University Medical Center in ChicagoChicagoIllinoisDetails
SurenaNamdariMD2021ProfessorRothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaPADetails
JasonHsuMD2023Associate Professor, Matsen Honorary Professorship, Shoulder ResearchUniversity of WashingtonSeattleWADetails
BrentMorrisMD2023Orthopedic Shoulder and Elbow SurgeonBaptist Health Lexington Orthopedics and Sports MedicineLexingtonKYDetails

Membership Details & Requirements

At our annual meetings, members have the opportunity to nominate prospective members. These candidates then may be offerred the opportunity to join Acess. There are no dues requirements during the first probational year.

Requirements to stay in good standing include: annual dues, attending the annual meeting at least every other year, and being an active member of the online discussion board, posting at least one clinical case per quarter.


Membership entitles the members to attend the annual meetings and an opportunity to exchange information in our online discussion board. Membership is for life unless a member voluntarily resigns or fails to comply with the requirements of membership.