Jean-Alain Epinette, M.D, is an Orthopaedic Surgeon, currently the President (2018-2021) of the European Hip Society (EHS) and Past President (2013-2015) of the French Hip and Knee Society (SFHG).
For the past 25 years, he has got himself fully involved in scientific matters in Orthopaedics, namely within the area of hydroxyapatite-coatings in arthroplasty, unicompartmental knee replacement, Highly-crossed linked polyethylene matters, and Hip Mobile Bearings outcomes.
His second major activity regards Computerized and Outcomes Studies in Orthopaedics. He is the founder and CEO of the ARIA Ldt Company, devoted to developments of software suites, monitored clinical studies and consulting matters in Orthopaedics. Within the frame of ARIA, he has founded in 1991 the Orthopaedic Research and Imaging Centre in Arthroplasty (CRDA), located in Houdain (France), and on the other hand since 1996 the OrthoWave software suite, devoted to Outcomes Studies and Evaluation in Arthroplasties which currently features a web-based on-line program as a “cloud computing” worldwide system.