I am pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Kollmorgen has joined us as Associate Editor of Arthroscopy. He replaces the retiring Dr. Joshua Harris, who served the journal faithfully. Dr. Kollmorgen earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and went on to the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, earning his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. He interned at St. James Hospital, Olympia Fields, Illinois. From there he stayed in Chicago at Midwestern University, to do his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery.
He joined the Navy in 2010 as Lieutenant, serving in the Medical Corps, and worked as an orthopaedic surgeon at the Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton. He was awarded the Sports Medicine Educator of the Year 2 years running, the Outstanding Physician Award, and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for starting a hip preservation program. After his service ended in 2014, Dr. Kollmorgen left the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander and went to Ohio to practice in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. After 2 years of practice in Ohio, he went to Duke University for his Fellowship in hip preservation.
Dr. Kollmorgen is currently Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. His daily clinical activities include hip preservation, hip arthroscopy, hip arthroplasty, and sports medicine. He cares for patients in the clinics, hospitals, and his private office, and gives didactic lectures to medical students and residents.
Dr. Kollmorgen began reviewing for Arthroscopy in 2012 and the editors invited him to join the Editorial Board in 2016. He also reviews for the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Author of numerous articles, he has been deeply involved in teaching and mentoring throughout his career.
Dr. Kollmorgen is married with a young son and daughter. He enjoys coaching his son in football, taking family trips, and he keeps fit doing Peloton daily.
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