Meet Our Teaching Faculty
Lutul D. Farrow, MD is a Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon in The Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. He is also an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. Dr. Farrow is a member of Cleveland Clinic Sports Health and currently serves as the Program Director for the Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Farrow grew up in the city of Cleveland and attended South High School. After high school he completed his collegiate studies at Baldwin Wallace University where he was a Team Captain and Academic All-American for the Yellow Jacket football program. Dr. Farrow went on to earn his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Farrow is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Farrow also has specialized Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Farrow’s areas of expertise include Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy and athletic conditions involving the knee and shoulder. Dr. Farrow has extensive experience in the care of athletes at all levels of training ranging from recreational sports to Professional athletics. Since beginning practice, Dr. Farrow has served as a Team Physician for The NFL Cleveland Browns, The University of Arizona Wildcat and Pima Community College Aztecs athletic programs, the Tucson Rodeo, and both the MLB Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies during their spring training in Tucson. Currently, Dr. Farrow serves as the Head Orthopaedic Consultant for Baldwin Wallace University and Head Team Physician at Brunswick High School. Dr. Farrow’s research interests include the anatomy and biomechanics of the knee and elbow, healthcare disparities in sports medicine, and outcomes research. He has authored multiple book chapters in orthopaedic sports medicine textbooks and over forty manuscripts in peer-reviewed Orthopaedic surgery journals. Dr. Farrow has also participated as a visiting lecturer and presented his research both nationally and internationally. Dr. Farrow is current Co-Chair for the AOSSM Fellows Course and Chair for the 2021 AOA Emerging Leaders Forum. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Association, the International Patellofemoral Study Group and the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Farrow has also completed the prestigious AOSSM-ESSKA traveling fellowship and is a member of the Magellan Society. Dr. Farrow enjoys spending time with his wife, Tenisha and their three sons. He is an avid runner and enjoys golfing.
Mark S. Schickendantz, MD, is the Director of Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine. He is also the Head Team Physician and Director of Orthopedic Services for the Cleveland Indians Professional Baseball Club, Associate Professor of Surgery with the Cleveland Clinic College of Medicine and Program Director and Clinical Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery for the Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine. His specialty interests include sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and elbow. He sees patients who are 15 years and older. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Schickendantz earned his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. He completed an internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He also held a fellowship in shoulder surgery and sports medicine at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colo. He is a member of a number of professional and medical societies, including the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association, among many others. He has published a number of peer-reviewed articles, has written book chapters and has presented at various research meetings.
Richard D. Parker, MD is currently the President of Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital. He is a Professor of surgery in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Parker is also past Chairman of the Cleveland Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Parker earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Parker completed his residency training at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Following his residency, he completed his Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at Salt Lake City Knee & Sports Medicine. Dr. Parker is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also holds Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine. Dr. Parker served as the Head of Sports Medicine at Mt. Sinai Medical Center from 1987-1992. Dr. Parker joined the Cleveland Clinic in 1993. Since joining the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Parker has served in many leadership roles including Medical Director of Sports Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Program Director for the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Education Director for Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine and President of Cleveland Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Parker has participated as an AOSSM/ESSKA traveling fellow and is a member of the Magellan Society. Dr. Parker has served as the Head Team Physician for the WNBA Cleveland Rockers, Associate Team Physician for the NFL Cleveland Browns, and an Orthopaedic Consultant for Baldwin Wallace College and the WFA Cleveland Fusion. Dr. Parker is currently a Team Physician for the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers. Dr. Parker has published over 150 peer-reviewed publications. He is an original co-investigator for the Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON). Dr. Parker’s other research interest include preemptive analgesia in ACL reconstruction and analysis of outcomes following perioperative infection following ACL reconstruction. For his research efforts as a part of MOON, Dr. Parker has received the prestigious Kappa Delta Donor Vaughn Award and Cleveland Clinic’s Innovator Award. Dr. Parker’s clinical interests include knee arthroscopy and complex reconstruction of the knee.
James Rosneck, MD, is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating sport related injuries of the hip, knee and shoulder. Dr. Rosneck graduated from Wright State University School of Medicine in 2002, completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic in 2008 and his sports medicine fellowship at Stanford University Hospital in 2009. Following his fellowship, Dr. Rosneck returned to the Cleveland area and joined the Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic Sports Medicine department as a staff physician. Dr. Rosneck serves as the team physician for Notre Dame College and assistant team physician for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He is also the team physician for his alma mater, Wickliffe High School. Dr. Rosneck is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). He is affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine as an anatomy teaching assistant.
Paul M. Saluan, MD, holds joint appointments in the Center for Sports Medicine and the Center for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery within the Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is the Director for Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine. Dr. Saluan specializes in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and pediatric orthopaedic surgery. He is certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. In addition, Dr. Saluan is the developer and Director of the Orthopaedic Arthroscopy Skills Lab Curriculum. He also acts as a Contributor to a Pediatric Outcomes Instrument being developed to assist in pediatric injury/disease-specific outcomes research.
Morgan Jones, MD, MPH, is a staff physician within Cleveland Clinic's Center for Sports Medicine. His specialty interests include sports injuries of the knee, shoulder, foot and ankle. He has specific expertise in arthroscopy; complex knee reconstruction including cartilage resurfacing, osteotomy and ligament reconstruction; treatment of shoulder instability and labrum tears; and rotator cuff repair. His research focuses on cartilage injury and repair, meniscus injuries, bone defects and shoulder instability, and clinical outcomes of sports medicine conditions. Dr. Jones provides coverage for area high school sporting events and is a former competitive swimmer.
Anthony Miniaci, MD, is a staff physician within Cleveland Clinic's Center for Sports Medicine. His specialty interests include shoulder reconstruction, knee reconstruction and cartilage resurfacing. An orthopaedic surgeon from Toronto, Canada, he was a full professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Miniaci also has belonged or served on the numerous Committees of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine; American Shoulder and Elbow Society; Arthroscopy Association of North America; International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine; and the Canadian Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Miniaci was Team Physician for the London Tigers Baseball Club from 1990 to 1993, and he has been an Orthopaedic Consultant to the Toronto Blue Jays since 1995. He has also worked as a consultant to the National Hockey League Players Association and served as the Head Team Physician for the Cleveland Browns Football Club from 2003-2009.
Kurt P. Spindler, MD is an accomplished clinician-researcher, he is a true triple threat. . . . .great clinician, researcher and educator. Kurt completed his undergraduate training at Rutgers University. From there, Dr. Spindler went on to obtain his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of medicine. He stayed on to complete his residency at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Spindler completed his fellowship training in Sports Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. After his fellowship, Dr. Spindler went on to a successful career at Vanderbilt University where he was the Director of Sports Medicine and Head Team Physician for Vanderbilt University. While in Nashville, Dr. Spindler established the Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON). Kurt is truly one of the brightest minds of our time. The research he has lead as the leader of the MOON group has helped define how we manage ACL injuries. Kurt returned to the Cleveland Clinic in 2014. Dr. Spindler is a Kappa Delta Award winner and currently serves as the Vice Chair of Research at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Spindler is currently in the AOSSM Presidential Line. Dr. Spindler will become the 50th President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine at the 2021 meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.
Brett McCoy, MD is an Orthopaedic Staff Physician at the Cleveland Clinic. Brett is a Cleveland native who was born at Marymount Hospital where he currently serves as Division Head of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. McCoy attended Padua Franciscan High School. Brett now serves as team doctor for their rival, Holy Name High school. He completed his undergraduate studies at Miami University and earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Brett completed his Orthopaedic Residency at Northwestern University before completing his sports medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. After 5 years in private practice, Brett rejoined the Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine team with a goal of transitioning to academic medicine. Dr. McCoy currently serves as a team physician for Cleveland State University and North Royalton High School. Brett has a resident rotation with the PGY-5's and a 3rd year clerkship with the medical school. Brett is enjoying the unique opportunity of working with his fellowship mentors. In his spare time he plays soccer and ice hockey, enjoys live music and craft beers, fosters dogs and also snowboards.
Salvatore Fangiamore, MD is a staff shoulder and sports medicine surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic. He also serves as a team physician for the Cleveland Indians professional baseball organization, the Premiere Lacrosse League, and the Medical Team for Burton Snowboards and the US Ski and Snowboard Association. Dr. Frangiamore is a native of Northeast Ohio, and a proud graduate of John Carroll University. He completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at the Cleveland Clinic where he trained under leaders in orthopaedics and sports medicine and followed this with specialized training at the Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado, where he was exposed to advanced arthroscopic and reconstructive surgical techniques for the treatment of complex disorders of the knee, hip, shoulder, elbow and sports-related injuries. During this time , Dr. Frangiamore cared for professional athletes from the NFL,MLB, NHL, NBA, ATP/WTA, PGA and US Olympic teams, in addition to treating collegiate, high school, and recreational athletes. He traveled internationally serving as an event physician for the US Men's & Women's Ski and Snowboard teams and continues to provide medical care in that role today for the US ski and Snowboard Association (USSA). Dr. Frangiamore has written numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and surgical technique guides related to his extensive research focusing on baseball and upper extremity related injuries which earned him several accolades and awards including the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Neer Award, which is considered the highest honor in shoulder and elbow research. He has traveled throughout the US and internationally to present his work. Through the use of advanced open and arthroscopic surgical techniques Dr. Frangiamore focuses on restoring damaged joints, ligaments and bones through minimally invasive techniques to keep his patients active and healthy. Dr. Frangiamore and his wife, Meghan, are natives of Northeast Ohio and currently reside in Solon along with their son Sam. When not spending time with his family, he enjoys skiing, bocce, outdoor activities, exercise and golfing.