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  • At A Glance
  • Education & Publications
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  • Hospital Affiliations
    Clinical Expertise

    Orthopedics, Sports Medicine

    Clinical Interests

    Sports Medicine Arthroscopic Surgery of Shoulder, Knee, Hip & Elbow Knee Ligament Reconstruction Trauma & Fracture Surgery

  • Medical School

    Princeton University - Degree in Biochemistry Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons


    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center New York City, New York


    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center New York City, New York


    Baptist Medical- Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center Nashville, Tennessee


    Chern KY, Zhu WB, Mow VC: Anisotropic viscoelastic shear properties of meniscus. In: Advances in Bioengineering, BED Vol. 15, ed by Rubinsky, New York, ASME, 1989, pp 105-106

    Chern KY, Zhu WB, Kelly MA, Mow VC: Anisotropic shear properties of bovine meniscus. Trans Orthop Res Soc 15:246, 1990

    Froimson MI, Athanasiou KA, Kelly MA, Chiang Y, Chern KY, Lai WM, Mow VC: Mismatch of cartilage properties at the patellofemoral joint. Trans Orthop Res Soc 15:152, 1990

    Kelly MA, Fithian DC, Chern KY, Mow VC: Structure and function of knee meniscus: Basic and clinical implications. Proc 1st World Cong Biomech UCSD, II:30, 1990

    Kelly MA, Fithian DC, Chern KY, Mow VC: Structure and function of the meniscus: Basic and clinical implications. In: Biomechanics of Diarthrodial Joints, I, ed by VC Mow, A Ratcliffe, SL-Y Woo. Springer-Verlag, New York, N.Y., 1990, pp 191-211.

    Mow VC, Ratcliffe A, Chern KY, Kelly MA: Structure and function relationships of the menisci of the knee. In: Knee Meniscus: Basic and Clinical Foundations, ed by VC Mow, SP Arnoczky, DW Jackson, Raven Press, New York, N.Y., 1992, pp 37-58.

    Zhu W, Chern KY, Mow VC: Anisotropic Viscoelastic Shear Properties of Bovine Meniscus. Clin Orthop 306: 34-45, 1994.

    Byrd JW Thomas, Chern KY: Traction Versus Distension for Distraction of the Joint During Hip Arthroscopy. Arthroscopy 13(3): 346-349, 1997

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    • Medicare
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    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Qualcare
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    • Qualcare PPO
    • Railroad Medicare
    • State Farm
    • Travelers
    • Tricare
    • United Health Care
    • United Medicare
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    AARP Healthcare, Aetna Medicare, Aetna US Health Care, Amerihealth, Bankers Life and Casualty, Barnabas Employee Health Plan, Cigna Healthcare, Federal Blue Cross PPO, First Managed Care Option, Genworth, GHI- Group Health Incorporated, Great West Healthcare, HMO Blue - Medicare Blue, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Horizon Managed Care, Horizon PPO, Horizon Traditional/Indemnity, Liberty Mutual, Local 1199, Local 734, Local 825 Welfare Fund, Magnacare/Magnet, Mail Handlers Benefit Plan, Medicare, Metlife, Multiplan, New Jersey Carpenters Health Fund, New Jersey Manufacturers, New Jersey Plus, Oxford Health Plans, Qualcare, Railroad Medicare, State Farm, Travelers, Tricare, United Health Care, Health Net, Mutual of Omaha, Aetna PPO, Aetna HMO, Emblem Health/GHI, Qualcare HMO, Qualcare PPO, United Medicare