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Jupiter Study

Principal Investigators

The JUPITER (Justifying Patellar Instability Treatment by Results) Group was established as the first multi-center prospective patellar instability research group by principal investigators Dr. Beth Shubin Stein (Hospital for Special Surgery) and Dr. Shital Parikh (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center).

  • Beth E. Shubin Stein0
    Beth E. Shubin Stein, MD
    Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • Shital N. Parikh1
    Shital N. Parikh, MD, FACS
    Professor Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Matthew Veerkamp2
    Matthew Veerkamp,
    Lead Research Coordinator
  • Simone Gruber3
    Simone Gruber,
    Lead Research Coordinator
  • Bennett Propp4
    Bennett Propp,
    Research Coordinator
  • Matthew Bollier5
    Matthew Bollier, MD
    Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, Team Physician
  • Jacqueline M. Brady6
    Jacqueline M. Brady, MD
    Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Henry B. Ellis7
    Henry B. Ellis, MD
    Scottish Rite for Children
  • Peter D. Fabricant8
    Peter D. Fabricant, MD
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
  • Lutul D. Farrow9
    Lutul D. Farrow, MD
    Director, Sports Medicine Clinical Operations
  • Daniel W. Green10
    Daniel W. Green, MD, FACS
    Director, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship
  • Jason Koh11
    Jason Koh, MD
    Director and Mark R. Neaman Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Robert A. Magnussen12
    Robert A. Magnussen, MD
  • Todd Milbrandt13
    Todd Milbrandt, MD
  • Lauren Hannon Redler14
    Lauren Hannon Redler, MD
    Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Adult & Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Ryan Roach15
    Ryan Roach, MD
    University of Florida, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine; Team Physician, University of Florida
  • Eric J. Strauss16
    Eric J. Strauss, MD
    Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Marc Tompkins17
    Marc Tompkins, MD
  • Robert W. Westermann18
    Robert W. Westermann, MD
  • Philip L. Wilson19
    Philip L. Wilson, MD
    Director, Sports Medicine Center
  • Jocelyn Wittstein20
    Jocelyn Wittstein, MD
    Associate Professor Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Adam B Yanke21
    Adam B Yanke, MD
    Associate Professor Rush University
  • Matthew Veerkamp22
    Matthew Veerkamp, Mr.
  • Kevin Farmer23
    Kevin Farmer, MD
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • Benton (Ben) E. Heyworth24
    Benton (Ben) E. Heyworth, MD
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Nikolaos Paschos25
    Nikolaos Paschos, MD
    Co-Chief, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
What Causes Patellar Instability?
Surgical & Nonsurgical Treatment Options for Sports Injuries

People who experience a first-time patella dislocation frequently do so while participating in sports, causing the knee to suddenly buckle and they fall. Because ACL tears often happen in the same way, and because they are much more common than patella dislocations, it is important to rule out an ACL tear. In rare cases a patient comes in with an ACL tear and is found