Abelow P. StephenMD
Stephen Abelow is a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Sports Traumatology at the Clinica CEMTRO, Madrid Spain and a Professor of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Traumatology, Hon. at the Universidad Catolica San Antonio de Murcia, Spain. He is also Medical Director of the Lake Tahoe Sports Medicine Center, South Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Dr Abelow received his MD at Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed a specialization in orthopaedic surgery in 1978 at Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is a member of the numerous international organisations, and was the Medical Director of the World Professional Ski Tour for 19 seasons.
He has been a Master Instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America for knee arthroscopy and shoulder arthroscopy and an Associate Master Instructor for ankle arthroscopy. He has given numerous presentations, symposiums, and instructional course lectures on cartilage repair and regeneration. Dr Abelow was one of the first orthopaedic surgeons to help develop and publish arthroscopic techniques for matrix autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI). Dr Abelows clinical interests include sports injuries, cartilage regeneration, ligament and tendon regeneration. He is currently pursuing a PhD in cartilage regeneration in Madrid, Spain.