Physicians

Leslie J. Bisson, MD

Leslie J. Bisson, MD

Present Position

June A. and Eugene R. Mindell, MD Professor and Chair
Department of Orthopaedics

School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
State University of New York at Buffalo

Specialty

Sports Medicine, Knee & Shoulder Arthroscopy

Education
University of Minnesota
Genetics and Cell Biology, B.S., 1987

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, M.D., 1991

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Hospital for Special Surgery
Cornell University Medical Center, New York, 1996

Fellowship
American Sports Medicine Institute
Birmingham, Alabama 1997

Certification
Board Certified

Licensure
New York State

Publications
Leddy JJ, Baker JG, Kozlowski K, Bisson LJ, Willer B.
Reliability of a Graded Exercise Test for Post Concussion Syndrome.
Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, in press.

Bisson LJ, Kluczynski MA, Hagstrom LS, Marzo JM.
A Prospective Study of the Association Between Bone Contusion and Intra-articular Injuries Associated With Acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear
Am J Sports Med. 2013.

Sobel AD, Hohman D, Jones J, Bisson LJ
Chlorhexidine gluconate cleansing has no effect on the structural properties of human patellar tendon allografts.
Arthroscopy. 2012; 28(12).

Privitera DM, Bisson LJ, Marzo JM.
Minimum 10-Year Follow-up of Arthroscopic Intra-articular Bankart Repair Using Bioabsorbable Tacks
Am J Sports Med. 2012; 40(1).

Perser K, Godfrey D, Bisson L, Bisson LJ.
Meta-analysis of Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes After Arthroscopic Single-Row Versus Double-Row Rotator Cuff Repair.
Sports Health. 2011; 3(3).

Daley E, Bisson L, Cole B.
Improving Injection Accuracy of the Elbow, Knee, and Shoulder: Does Injection Site and Imaging Make A Difference? A Systematic Review.
Am J Sports Med, in press.

Duquin T, Chavan R, Bisson L.
Innervation of the Supinator Muscle and its Relationship to Two-Incision Distal Biceps Tendon.
Repair: An Anatomic Study.
Clin Anat 2010, 23:413-419.

Clark, L. Bisson, L.
Allograft Splitting for Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction.
Arthroscopy 2010, 26 :1233-1236.

Bisson L, Manohar L.
Does Polyblend Tape Damage the Rotator Cuff: A Biomechanical Comparison of Number Two Suture and Two Millimeter Tape in a Bovine Rotator Cuff Model.
Arthroscopy, in press.

Shindle M, Marx R, Kelly B, Bisson L, Burke C.
Hockey Injuries : A Pediatric Sports Update.
Current Opinion in Pediatrics 2010, 22 :54-60.

Darling, S, Schaubel D, Baker J, Leddy J, Bisson L, Willer B.
Intentional versus Unintentional Contact as a Mechanism of Injury in Youth Ice Hockey.
Br J Sports Med 2010.

Duquin, T, Buyea, C, Bisson, L.
Which Method of Rotator Cuff Repair Leads to the Highest Rate of Structural Healing: A Systematic Review.
Am J Sports Med 2010, 38:835-841.

Cappuccino A, Bisson L. Hypothermia for Spinal Cord Injury.
The Spine Journal 2009, 9:615.

Bisson, L, Manohar, L.
A Biomechanical Comparison of Transosseous/Suture Anchor and Suture-Bridge Rotator Cuff Repairs in Human Cadavers.
Am J Sports Med 2009, 37:1991-1995.

Bisson, L, Gurske, J.
Axial and Saggital Knee Geometry as a Risk Factor for Non-Contact ACL Injury: A Case-Control Study.
Arthroscopy 2010, 26:901-906.

Bisson, L, Sanders, S, McCormack, R, Noor, S.
Common Carotid Artery Laceration in a Professional Hockey Player.
Am J Sports Med 2009, 37:2249-2251.

Sanders, S, Krowka, S, Giacobbe, A, Bisson, L.
Third Degree Burn from a Grounding Pad During Arthroscopic Surgery.
Arthroscopy 2009, 25:1193-1197.

Sanders, S, Hartrich, W, Bisson, L.
Sternal Non-Union Following Sternotomy in a Professional Ice Hockey Player.
Orthopaedic Reviews, 2009, vol 1e6.

Cappuccino, A, Bisson, L, et al.
The use of systemic hypothermia for the treatment of an acute cervical spinal cord injury in a professional football player.
Spine, 2010, 35:E57-E62.

Chavan, R, Duquin T, Bisson L.
Distal Biceps Repair: A Systematic Review.
Finalist, Am J Sports Med Systematic Review Contest 2007.
Am J Sports Med 2008, 36:1618-1624.

Jordan, M., Leddy, J., Bisson, L.
Pediatric Fractures in Sports: Epidemiology and Strategies for Prevention.
J Musculoskel Med. 2008;25:230-234.

Bisson, L, Gurske De Perio, J, Weber, A, et al.
Is it safe to perform aggressive rehabilitation following distal biceps tendon repair using the two-incision approach? A biomechanical study.
Am J Sports Med 2007, 35:2045-2050.

Bisson L, Manohar L, Wilkins R, Gurske-Deperio J, Ehrensberger M.
Influence of Suture Material on the Biomechanical Behavior of Suture-Tendon Specimens: A Controlled Study in Bovine Rotator Cuff.
Am J Sports Med 2008, 36:907-912.

Bisson L, Moyer M, Lanighan K, Marzo J.
Complications associated with repair of a distal biceps rupture using the two-incision technique.
J Shld Elbow Surg, 2008.

Bisson, L.
Thermal Capsulorrhaphy for Posterior Instability of the Glenohumeral Joint without Labral Detachment.
Am J Sports Med 33:1898-904, 2005

Bisson, L., Brahmabhatt, V., and Marzo, J.
Split Line Orientation of the Talar Dome Articular Cartilage.
Arthroscopy 21:570-573, 2005.

Kwon YD et al
Management of Early Deep Infection after Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery.
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 14:1-5, 2005.

Bisson, L., Dauphin, N., and Marzo, J.
A Safe Zone for Resection of the Medial End of the Clavicle
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery ;12:592-95, 2003.

Bisson, L., Wickiewicz, T., Levinson, M., and Warren, R.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Children with Completely Open Physes.
Orthopedics, 1998.

Dines, D., Bisson, L.
Current Status of the Modular Prosthesis: Indications, Technical Considerations and Results.
Seminars in Arthroplasty, 1998.

Teplitz GA, Bisson LJ, Weiland AJ.
Aspects of Trauma Rupture of Digital Extensor Tendons Following Distal Ulnar Resection and Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Stabilization: A Case Report.
Am J Orthopaedics 1996, 25:230-233.

Sponseller, P., Bisson, L., Gearhart, J., Jeffs, R., Magid, D. Fishman, E.
The Anatomy of the Pelvis in the Exstrophy Complex.
JBJS 77A: 77-89, 1995.

Kelen, G.D., DiGiovanna, T., Celentaro, D., Kalainov, D., Bisson, L., Junkins, E., Stein, A., Lofy, L., Scott, C., Sivertson, K., and Quinn, T.
Adherence to Universal (Barrier) Precautions During Intervention on Critically Ill and Injured Emergency Department Patients.
Journal of Aids, 1990.

Kelen, G.D., DiGiovanna, T., Bisson, L., Kalainov, D., Sivertson, K.T., and Quinn, T.C.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Emergency Department Patients.
JAMA 262:516-22, 1989.

Chapters
Bisson, L., Clancy, W.G.
Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
In Surgery of the Knee. Insall, Scott, (eds). Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2001.

Bisson, L., Clancy, W.G.
Isolated Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Posterolateral Laxity.
In Chapman's Orthopaedic Surgery, Chapman, M.W. (ed), Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2001, pp. 2393 - 2416.

Clancy, W.G., Bisson, L.
Double Tunnel Technique for Reconstruction of the Posterior Cruciate Ligament.
In Operative techniques in Sports Medicine, Volume 7, Number 3, 1999, pp. 110 - 117.
Also videotape.

Bisson, L., Dines, D.
Total Shoulder Arthroplasty in Clinical Orthopedics.
In The Textbook of Orthopaedic Surgery
Craig EV (ed), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 1999, pp. 222 - 237.

Bisson, L., Andrews, J.R.
Classification and Mechanism of Shoulder Injuries in Throwers.
In Injuries in Baseball.
Andrews, Wilk, Zarins, (eds). Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1997, pp. 47 - 52.

Sponseller, P., Bisson, L., and Gearhart, J.
Osteotomies and Management of Bladder Exstrophy.
In The Textbook of Reconstructive Genital Surgery, Horton, Elder, editors.

Abstracts and Invited Presentations
Perser K, Donnelly L, Bisson L.
Innervation of the Supinator And Its Relationship to Two-Incision Distal Biceps Tendon Repair: An Anatomic Study and Clinical Implications.
ISAKOS Biennial Meeting, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, May 2011.

Privatera D, Bisson L, Marzo J.
Minimum 10 year Follow-up of Arthroscopic Bankart Repair With Bioabsorbable Tacks.
ISAKOS Biennial Meeting, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, May 2011.

Perser K, Godfrey D, Bisson L.
A Systematic Review of Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes After Arthroscopic Single Row vs. Double Row Rotator Cuff Repair.
International Shoulder Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, Sept 2010
ISAKOS Biennial Meeting, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, May 2011.

Zivaljevic N, Sanders S, Bisson L.
A Cost Analysis of Single Row versus Double Row Rotator Cuff Repair.
AANA Annual Meeting, May 2010, Hollywood, FL
ESSKA Annual Meeting, Oslo, Norway, June 2010
International Shoulder Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, Sept 2010.

Bisson, L.
Which Method of Rotator Cuff Repair Leads to the Highest Rate of Structural Healing? A Systematic Review.
Arthrex Educators Meeting, November 2009, Naples, Florida
Duquin, T, Buyea, C, and Bisson, L.
Which Method of Rotator Cuff Repair Leads to the Highest Rate of Structural Healing ? A Systematic Review.
AOSSM Specialty Day, AAOS Annual Meeting, March 2010, New Orleans, LA.

Duquin, T, Chavan, R, Bisson, L.
Innervation of the Supinator and its Influence on Two-Incision Distal Biceps Repair.
AOSSM Annual Meeting, July 2009, Keystone, CO.

Manohar, L, Bisson, L.
A Biomechanical Comparison of Transosseous/Suture Anchor and Suture-Bridge Rotator Cuff Repairs in Human Cadavers.
AANA Annual Meeting, March 2009, San Diego, CA.

Gurske, J, Fineberg, M, Bisson, L.
Which Methods of Distal Biceps Repair Will Allow Immediate Active Motion?
AANA Annual Meeting, Mar 2009, San Diego, CA.

Manohar, L, Bisson, L.
A Biomechanical Comparison of Transosseous/Suture Anchor and Suture-Bridge Rotator Cuff Repairs in Human Cadavers.
AAOS Annual Meeting, Feb 2009, Las Vegas, NV.

Chavan R, Duquin T, Bisson L.
Distal Biceps Repair: A Systematic Review.
ISAKOS Biennial Meeting, April 4-9, 2009, Osaka Japan

Faculty Member, Young Sports Medicine Physician’s Workshop
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Orlando, FL July 2008.

Bisson L, Manohar L, Wilkins R, Gurske-Deperio J, Ehrensberger M.
Influence of Suture Material on the Biomechanical Behavior of Suture-Tendon Specimens: A Controlled Study in Bovine Rotator Cuff.
AANA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC April 2008.

Bisson L, Kumar A.
Does gender influence meniscal tear patterns in ACL deficient knees?
World Congress in Sports and Trauma, Hong Kong, April 2008.

Bisson L.
Arthroscopic repair for anterior shoulder instability.
AAOS Shoulder Course, Rosemont, IL, July 2006.

Bisson L, Moyer M, Lanighan K, Marzo J.
Complications associated with repair of a distal biceps rupture using the two-incision technique.
AAOS March 2006.

Bisson, L., Andrews, J.R.
The Results of Open Posterior Capsular Reconstruction for Posterior Instability.
Presented at AOSSM Annual Meeting, July, 1998.

Bisson, L., Wickiewicz, T., Levinson, M., and Warren, R.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Children with Completely Open Physes.
Presented at the 21st meeting of the American Academy of Sports Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, July, 1995.

Bisson, L., Kalainov, D., Potter, H., DeCarlo, E., O'Malley, M. and Hannafin, J.
Achilles Tendon Disorders: Correlation between MRI, Surgery, and Histopathology.
Presented at The American Orthopaedic Association 28th Annual Resident's Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, March, 1995.

Bisson, L., Kalainov, D., and Rose, H.A.
Management of Infection following Rotator Cuff Repair.
Eastern Orthopaedic Association, 1995.

Kalainov, D., Bisson, L., Brause, B., Figgie, M., and Weiland, A.
Management of Infected Shoulder Arthroplasties.
Presented at the Meeting of the Eastern Orthopedic Association, Rome, Italy, October, 1995.

Kelen, G.D., DiGiovanna, T., Kalainov, D., Bisson, L., and Scott, C.
Adherence to Universal Precautions by HCW's in an Inner-City Emergency Department with High HIV-1 Prevalence Among Patients.
Vth International Conference on AIDS Abstracts WAO 4:63.
(Presented at the Vth International Conference on AIDS, Montreal, Canada, June, 1989).

Kelen, G.D., DiGiovanna, T., Kalainov, D., Bisson, L., Junkins E., Stein, A., Scott, C., and Sivertson, K.
Adherence to Universal Precautions by Health Care Providers Performing Emergency Intervention in an Inner-City Emergency Department.
Ann Emerg Med 18:442-43, 1989.
(Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, San Diego, May, 1989).

Kelen, G.D., DiGiovanna, T., Lofy, L., Bisson, L., Kalainov D., Sivertson, K.T., and Quinn, T.C.
HTLV-1 Infection in an Inner-City Emergency Department Population: The Next Retrovirus Epidemic?
Ann Emerg Med 18:471-72, 1989.
(Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, San Diego, May, 1989).

Current Professional Activities/Committees
Medical Director/Team Orthopaedic Surgeon - Buffalo Sabres
Team Physician and Orthopaedic Consultant - Buffalo Bills
Team Orthopedist - Buffalo State College
NFL Team Physicians Society
NHL Team Physicians Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American College of Sports Medicine
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
American Medical Association
Erie County Medical Society
New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi Medical Honor Society

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