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Our Governance & Board of Trustees

OREF is led by a Board of Trustees comprising orthopaedic surgeons representing multiple sub specialties and geographic regions, as well as key members of the business community including representatives of the financial community and the orthopaedic industry.

The Board oversees the activities of the OREF leadership team including its Chief Executive Officer and Vice Presidents of Individual Development, Research and Grants, and Communications.

2022-2023 Board of Trustees


Our Officers

Thomas P. Sculco MD
New York, NY
OREF president-elect Joshua J. Jacobs, MD
Joshua J. Jacobs
Chicago, IL
Michael L. Parks, MD Photo
Past President
Richard F. Kyle MD
Long Lake, MN
Andrew N. Pollak, MD
Baltimore, MD


Ned Amendola, MD

Annunziato Amendola, MD
Durham, NC

Jeremie M. Axe, MD
Jeremie M. Axe, MD
Newark, DE
Daniel J. Berry, MD
Nicholas M. Bernthal, MD
Santa Monica, CA
Nicholas M. Bernthal, MD Photo
Daniel J. Berry, MD
Rochester, MN
Michael P. Bolognesi, MD
Durham, NC
Dr. B. Sonny  Bal
Evalina Burger-Van der Walt, MD
Aurora, CO
OREF Trustee David Dvorak
Michael M. Chau, MD, PhD
Dallas, TX
Eric V. Dremel
Poulsbo, WA
OREF Trustee David Dvorak
James R. Ficke, MD
Baltimore, MD
Karen L. Hackett
Amelia Island, FL
Karen L. Hackett
Mary Lloyd Ireland, MD
Lexington, KY
Chair, Annual Giving
OREF Board of Trustees member Dr. John D. Kelly, IV
John D. Kelly IV, MD
Philadelphia, PA
Francis Y. Lee, MD, PhD
New Haven, CT
Chair, Grants Committee
David C. Templeman, MD
Minneapolis, MN
Andrew N. Pollak, MD
Stuart L. Weinstein, MD
Iowa City, IA
Richard F. Santore, MD
San Diego, CA
Chair, Ind. Development