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AANA President Dr. Mark Getelman Joins Kaliber Surgeon Advisory Board


San Francisco, CA. August 30, 2021 – Kaliber Labs has announced that Dr. Mark Getelman, a leader in the field of minimally invasive surgery and the current president of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), has joined the company’s Surgeon Advisory Board.


“We are incredibly honored to be working with Dr. Getelman,” Kaliber CEO Ray Rahman said. “His experience and skill will be an incredible asset as we continue to develop Kaliber’s surgical software solutions, and we know that he shares Kaliber’s mission to make a material difference in surgeons and patients’ lives.”


Kaliber’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Richard Angelo, echoed these sentiments. “Dr. Getelman is a distinguished surgeon whose expertise and skill are widely recognized within the orthopedic community,” Dr. Angelo said. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the Kaliber team.”


Dr. Getelman is an internationally renowned orthopedic surgeon who specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee. He currently practices sports medicine at the Southern California Orthopaedic Institute (SCOI) and also serves as the co-director of the SCOI fellowship program. Dr. Getelman’s tenure as president of AANA follows more than 20 years of involvement with the organization as a vice president and multi-committee member. He is widely published – with numerous articles, scientific papers, and chapters to his name – and regularly teaches advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques to physicians across the globe.





“Kaliber’s technology is truly the first of its kind, and it holds incredible promise to improve minimally invasive surgical performance and meaningfully address the fragmentation that exists in healthcare today,” said Dr. Getelman. “I’m looking forward to working closely with Kaliber and helping put these tools in the hands of surgeons everywhere.”


Dr. Getelman joins the impressive roster of leading orthopedic surgeons who make up Kaliber’s Surgeon Advisory Board. These surgeons include:

Brian Cole, MD

Past president of AANA • Vice-Chairman and Managing Partner, Midwest Orthopedics at Rush • Team physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Fire, Chicago Dogs, and DePaul University

Anthony Romeo, MD

Executive Vice President, the Musculoskeletal Institute, Dupage Medical Group • Chief Medical Editor, Orthopaedics Today • Past President, American Shoulder and Elbow Society

Brian Feeley, MD

Chief of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, UCSF

Patrick Denard, MD

Preeminent shoulder specialist • Clinical instructor, Oregon Health & Science University

Richard L. Angelo, MD

Past President AANA • AANA Education Foundation Board of Directors • Institute for Surgical Excellence Advisory Board

Nathan Mall, MD CIME

Specialist in regenerative and biologic medicine

Gary Poehling, MD

Editor in Chief Emeritus, Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery • Past President, ISAKOS • Professor, Wake Forest Medical Orthopedic Surgery

Ira Guttentag, MD, FACS

Medical Director and Head Team Physician for the Tampa Bay Lightning • Board of Directors, Florida Medical Clinic

Victor Khabie, MD, FAAOS, FACS

Chief of Department of Surgical Services, Chief of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Co-Director of Orthopedic and Spine Institute, Northern Westchester Hospital • Director of Sports Medicine Section, Somers Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Group

Ryan Pitts, MD

President, Orthopedic Associates, LLC - St, Louis, MO

Stanley Rogers, MD

Chief of General Surgery, UCSF • Director of Video Endoscopic Surgery, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

David King, MD

Leonard Marmor Foundation Award • Associate Master Instructor, AANA Hip Arthroscopy Course

Brian Waterman, MD

Sports medicine and cartilage restoration specialist • American Orthopaedic Association North American Traveling Fellow • AANA Advanced Arthroscopy Traveling Fellow

Dr. Tony Gallagher, PhD

Director of Research, ASSERT Centre – University College Cork (UCC)

Lindy Hruska, MD, FACS

Chair, Mercy Health Robotic Specialty Council • Medical Director of Compliance, Mercy Health • MD Advisor, HealthTrust

John Cory, MD

OrthoArizona The Foot And Ankle Center • American Sports Medical Institute Foot and Ankle Fellow

Robert Gallo, MD, M.H.A.

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon, Penn State Hershey • Professor, Penn State University College of Medicine • Associate Program Director, Penn State Orthopaedic Residency Program

Mahesh Bagwe, MD

Knee, foot, and ankle specialist • St. Louis Cardinals Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Advisor

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Kaliber Labs is helping shape the future of surgery by bringing end-to-end, real-time AI to arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery. Our surgical software solutions marry the skills of the surgeon with the precision and accuracy of AI-powered information and guidance systems to reduce surgical variability and expand access to proficient care.