Lifetime Achievement Award

The ISTA Lifetime Achievement Award honors an outstanding individual whose life’s work has significantly contributed to the advancement of the art and science of joint arthroplasty. Typically, there will have been a sustained and widely disseminated output over several decades, such that the individual is recognized as an authority in the field.

Year Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
2019 Harry McKellop, PhD – USA
2018 Harlan Amstutz, MD – USA
2017 A. Seth Greenwald, DPhil Oxon – USA
2016 Jorge Galante, MD – USA
2015 Brian Davies, PhD – UK
2014 Hiroshi Kudo, MD, PhD – Japan
2013 Thomas P. Andriacchi, PhD – USA
2012 Georg Bergmann, PhD – Germany
2011 Anthony Unsworth, PhD – UK
2010 Robin Ling, MD – UK
2009 Clifford Colwell Jr., MD – USA
2008 John Paul, PhD – UK
2007 Laurent Sedel, MD – France
2006 Albert Burstein, PhD – USA
2005 Hironobu Oonishi, MD – Japan
2004 Peter S. Walker, PhD – USA
2003 Takao Yamamuro, MD – Japan
2002 Michael Freeman, MD – UK
2001 Chitranjan Ranawat, MD – USA
2000 John Goodfellow, MD – UK