Traveling Fellows by Year

  • 2017Grant E. Garrigues, MDAnshuman Singh, MD
  • 2015Thomas (Quin) Throckmorton, MDBassem T. Elhassan, MD
  • 2013Robert Z. Tashjian, MDRyan T. Bicknell, MD
  • 2011Jay D. Keener, MDGeorge S. Athwal, MD, FRCSC
  • 2009Joseph A. Abboud, MDApril D. Armstrong, MD
  • 2007Leesa M. Galatz, MDJohn W. Sperling, MD, MBA
  • 2005Sumant G. Krishnan, MDScott P. Steinmann, MD
  • 2003Patrick St. Pierre, MDWilliam N. Levine, MD
  • 2001Michael L. Pearl, MDEdward G. McFarland, MD
  • 1999Steve A. Petersen, MDShawn W. O’Driscoll, PhD, MD
  • 1997Roger G. Pollock, MDGerald R. Williams, Jr., MD
  • 1995Douglas T. Harryman, II, MDMichael A. Wirth, MD
  • 1993Evan L. Flatow, MDJon J.P. Warner, MD

2015 ASES Traveling Fellow Testimonials

In 2015, Drs. Bassem Elhassan and Thomas (Quin) Throckmorton traveled on behalf of ASES to Euroupe and were hosted by SECEC as part of the official ASES-SECEC Exchange Fellowship program.  Below, please find testinomilals they hvae submitted based on their travels.

    Bassem T. Elhassan, MD 

    Thomas (Quin) Throckmorton, MD


The Exchange (Traveling) Fellowship Program was established in 1993.  The goals of this program are:

  • To provide maximum exposure to the major shoulder and elbow centers in the US and in Europe
  • To facilitate learning and best clinical practices in shoulder and elbow patient care
  • To enhance surgical skills and competencies among international surgeons

ASES 2017 Exchange Fellowship Program

The four-week European exchange fellowship will begin in the fall of 2017.  Applicants must be no more than 7 years out of their fellowship as of December 31, 2016, practicing in the United States or Canada, board eligible or certified orthopaedic surgeons with a special interest and experience in shoulder and elbow research and patient care.

  • Exchange Fellowship Application (an application for the 2019 Exchange Fellowship Program will be posted in 2018)

Applications were due to the ASES office on Wednesday, September 7. 2016.

2017 Traveling Fellows will receive the following benefits:

  1. Eligibility for an ASES Research Grant.
  2. Expense-paid trip to the ASES Closed Meeting the following year.

Please contact the ASES office at (847) 698-1629 with any questions.