With nearly three decades of experience as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Anthony Schepsis has cultivated a reputation as an expert on injuries of the patellofemoral (knee) joint. A member of both the Board of Directors for the Patellofemoral Foundation and the exclusive International Patellofemoral Study Group, Dr. Anthony Schepsis has produced material on this topic for medical instructional videos, professional symposia, and prominent publications. His innovations include bellwether options for prosthetic replacement and resurfacing in the patellofemoral region, as well as several surgical management operations for associated cartilage damage. Dr. Schepsis' work in this arena also yielded a new technique in reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligaments.
A prolific author on this subject, Dr. Anthony Schepsis also appears frequently as a lecturer for the public and private sectors. Currently performing consultation and educational services for surgical companies including Arthrosurface, De-Puy-Mitek, and Smith and Nephew, Dr. Schepsis has also served as a Master Instructor for educational programs sponsored by the Arthroscopy Association of North America. These programs focus on surgical management, both arthroscopic and open, of a variety of conditions of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Schepsis' instructional videos have appeared in forums such as VuMedi and YouTube, and feature specialized expertise on the topic of reconstruction of the patellofemoral joint, as well as its prosthetic replacement.
In addition to his renown among patellofemoral damage management specialists, Dr. Anthony Schepsis also garners recognition as an instructor, consultant, researcher, and author in several other areas of sports medicine. He has published a variety of material on bicep tenodesis procedures, tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), and surgical techniques for ruptures in the pectoralis major. Dr. Schepsis' work has appeared in such leading medical publications as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He also co-authored Sports Medicine, an educational text for medical residents specializing in athletic injury treatment.