• JUNE 10, 2021 – Dr. Van Thiel participates in a The Ortho Show podcast to discuss a biologic used to repair cartilage tears in knees.  Podcast description: Tune in to this pitch from Vericel on MACI®. Vericel’s all-star pitch team includes orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel and Dr. Cassandra Lee. Listen to hear them pitch to our expert panelists, Dr. Vinod Dasa, Dr. Scott Sigman, Matthew Ray Scott and Joe Mullings. Dr. Van Thiel and Dr. Lee really nailed it with MACI’s key messaging and included a few great laughs to the panelists. They took the panels heat and had seamless responses to their tough questions. Listen to Podcast
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Publications & Presentations

Cartilage Restoration




Shoulder Arthroplasty