World Opinion Forum Webinar Faculty

Meet Our Faculty

Amit Joshi, MD

Amit Joshi is Deputy Director of AKB Center for Arthroscopy, Sports Injuries and Regenerative Medicine and Chief of the Sports Injury Unit at B&B Hospital in Lalitpur, Nepal.

Previous positions held by Amit include Chairmen, Scientific committee, Nepal Orthopedic Association and Arthroscopy Society of Nepal and Secretary of Arthroscopy Society of Nepal (ASON).

He has been invited as international faculty and demonstrated various live surgeries, all across Southeast Asia. He has also served as national faculty at all leading national conferences and Organizing Chairman of B&B Knee Course. Amit has more than 70 publications in National and International journals.

Peter MacDonald, MD, FRCS

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Dr. MacDonald completed his undergraduate degree, and his medical degree and residency training at the University of Manitoba. He did a sports orthopaedic fellowship and a clinical research fellowship at the University of Western Ontario. In addition to this, he was a North American Traveling Fellow in 1992. Dr. MacDonald joined the Department of Surgery at the University of Manitoba in 1992 and became Professor and Head of the Section of Orthopaedics at the University of Manitoba in 2007. He is a past president of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association and was appointed the vice president of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons in 2020 and will become the second ever Canadian president for the society in 2022. Dr. MacDonald serves as Head Team Physician of the Winnipeg Jets (NHL) and Head Orthopaedic Surgeon of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL). He is also a member of the Executive committee of the NHL Team Physician Society.

Dr. MacDonald main areas of interest are sports medicine and upper extremity surgery as well as concussion and orthopaedic surgery education. Dr. MacDonald has published extensively with more than 160 primary publications and almost 500 presentations at the regional, national and international level. Dr. MacDonald is the Chief Innovation and Research Officer at the Pan Am Clinic and is currently the principle or co-investigator in approximately 40 prospective and retrospective studies. One main focus is the comparison of different surgical techniques in the management of patients with rotator cuff, shoulder instability, and anterior cruciate ligament injury.

María Jesús Tuca, MD

María Jesús Tuca, MD is a Knee Surgeon and the Knee and Reconstruction Surgery Fellowship Director at Hospital Mutual de Seguridad in Santiago, Chile. She is also Head of the Pediatric Knee Surgery Program at the Clinica Alemana and a Knee Surgeon at Hospital Roberto del Río. She currently serves as an ISAKOS Knee Sports & Preservation Committee Member (2019-2023).

Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD, FAAOS, Moderator

Elizabeth Matzkin, MD, is Board Certified and fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She serves as the Chief of Women’s Sports Medicine and her clinical interests are focused on preventing and providing care for sports injuries. She performs minimally invasive arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery including ACL reconstruction, complex knee ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, rotator cuff and labral surgery.

Dr. Matzkin is a former team physician for the Duke University Men’s Football team and the men’s and women’s basketball teams and currently serves as a team physician for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, U.S. Paralympics Soccer Team, U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team, and she is the head team physician of Stonehill College. Dr. Matzkin works with a collaborative, multidisciplinary team including: physical therapy, endocrinology, nutrition, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and sports psychology. Whether treating a competitive athlete or a recreational athlete,

Dr. Matzkin’s goals are to return her patients to the activities they love. Dr. Matzkin’s research has focused on the female athlete and sex differences in musculoskeletal medicine.