Orthopaedic Clinical Investigators

Cartilage Repair

  • Research focus on cartilage repair, regenerative medicine, and the treatment of early arthritis within the knee joint.
  • Research focus is on clinical outcomes after biologic knee joint preserving surgery: cartilage transplantation; meniscal transplantation; osteotomies; and custom knee Joint replacement in young patients.

Foot and Ankle

Hand and Upper Extremity

Hip and Knee Replacement

Orthopaedic Oncology

Orthopaedic Trauma

  • The orthopaedic trauma research program focuses on orthopaedic quality of care and outcomes research. Our research involves the assessment of patient-reported outcome measures, the investigation of surgical interventions and techniques, and investigation into orthopaedic geriatric outcomes.
  • Michael Weaver, MD
  • Mitchel Harris, MD


  • Elizabeth Matzkin, MD: see Sports Medicine


Sports Medicine

  • Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin’s research research focus is on clinical studies that evaluate both the subjective and objective outcomes of surgical and non-surgical interventions, with the goal of improving diagnosis and treatment for musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Cheri A. Blauwet, MD