Dr. Tom Minas
Dr. Tom Minas is an internationally recognized leader in joint preservation approaches to treating knee cartilage injuries to OA. He performs surgery of the knee; arthroscopy, joint preserving osteotomies, partial and total joint replacements. He is also an expert in cartilage repair and autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI), having served as the Chairman of the Cartilage Research Foundation, he is a member of the Knee Society, and in 2013 his team was honored with the Insall Award for his work on Long Term Outcomes assessment of ACI in the knee. He is involved in the development of tissue preserving implants and instrumentation for knees targeted at joint resurfacing. His work in patient-specific knee replacement has led to the introduction of a family of tissue preserving, customized implants based on patient-specific imaging data to restore native articulating geometry.
Dr Minas is an Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Cartilage Repair Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Toronto and his Masters in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his fellowship in Trauma and Joint Reconstruction at the Sunnybrook Medical Centre in Toronto, Canada and a Total Joint Arthroplasty fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.