- Roy Meals, MD is a Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at UCLA, the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Hand Surgery, and a Past President of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Doctor’s Demystify course for hand PTs and OTs. He has recently developed the FreeHand line of braces for common hand and elbow problems.
- Prosper Benhaim, MD, FACS is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery at UCLA and Chief of Hand Surgery at UCLA and the Olive View-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Benhaim’s research interests include Dupuytren’s disease, limb transplantation, and the use of stem cells for bone and cartilage engineering. Dr. Benhaim frequently reviews manuscripts for the Journal of Hand Surgery.
- Warren Hammert, MD is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center where he is also the Hand Surgery Fellowship Director. His research and clinical interests include microsurgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and pediatric hand conditions.
- Karen Schultz, MS is a Certified Hand Therapist and the Director of Rocky Mountain Hand Therapy in Edwards, Colorado. Her interests include hand biomechanics and innovative approaches to rehabilitation. Ms. Schultz has contributed to The Journal of Hand Therapy and The Journal of Hand Surgery. She has written two chapters for Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity.
- David Moss, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at George Washington University and a member of Washington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Washington, DC. His research interests include tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, and post-operative pain relief.
- David Slutsky, MD is the Assistant Chief of Reconstructive Hand Surgery at The Harbor UCLA hospital and Director of The Slutsky Hand and Wrist Institute. He is the founding Editor and Chief of The Journal of Wrist Surgery. He has published widely and has developed several innovative products. He has a particular interest in wrist biomechanics, wrist arthroscopy, and tissue-specific solutions for hand and wrist pathology.
- Kenneth R. Means, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Hand Surgery and the Clinical Research Director at the Curtis National Hand Center. Dr. Means is an award-winning educator. Recently, he has studied outcomes after endoscopic carpal tunnel release, wrist stability evaluated with 4-dimensional CT, and the stability of salvage procedures for distal radioulnar joint arthritis.
- Richard Barth, MD is the Chief of Orthopedics and Hand Surgery at the Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC, an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedics and Hand Surgery at George Washington University, and a member of Washington Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Dr. Barth was a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Committee, which published recent evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Donald Lalonde, MD is a Professor of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery at Dalhousie University. He is on the editorial board of Hand, is a Past Chairman of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Past President of the American Association for Hand Surgery, and a Past President of The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Lalonde’s own interests include wide awake hand surgery and enhanced local anesthetic technique.