Freddie H. Fu, MD, D.Sci(Hon), DPs(Hon) is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine. He is the David Silver Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He also serves as Adjunct Professor in the University's School of Health and Rehabilitation Science. Dr. Fu is also the Head Team Physician for the Athletic Department. Dr. Fu's major research interest lies in clinical outcome as well as biology and biomechanics of the knee in sports-related injuries. He has served as principal investigator or coinvestigator on dozens of orthopedic research projects, many of them studying the treatment of ACL injuries. Currently, Dr. Fu is interested in the clinical outcome and basic science research of Anatomic Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction, a surgical procedure which more closely restores the normal anatomy of the ACL and normal function of the knee, compared to single bundle ACL reconstruction. Dr. Fu is the editor of 26 orthopedic textbooks, author of more than 80 book chapters on the management of sports injuries, and has contributed to over 200 peer reviewed research publications. He also serves on the editorial boards of many orthopaedic journals, including American Journal of Sports Medicine, American Journal of Knee Surgery, Journal of Orthopaedic Techniques, Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics, Orthopedic Technology Review, European Journal of Trauma, and the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. In addition, he has given more than 600 national and international presentations throughout the years. Steven B. Cohen, MD is a Sports Medicine specialist at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia. He specializes in operative management of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. He completed his residency at the University of Virginia Health Center in Charlottesville, VA and Sports Medicine Fellowship was at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine. He is currently an assistant team physician for the Philadelphia Phillies and St. Joseph's University. He serves as an Assistant Professor at the Thomas Jefferson University and the Director of Sports Medicine Research at the Rothman Institute. Dr. Cohen is the editor of 1 orthopedic textbook, associate editor of the Textbook of Arthroscopy, author of 12 book chapters on the management of sports injuries, has contributed to 22 peer reviewed research publications, and has been a part of 45 national and international research presentations. He also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroscopy.
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