JBJS is pleased once again to highlight our Elite Reviewers. The Elite Reviewers Program recognizes our best reviewers for their outstanding efforts. All JBJS reviewers help us maintain the highest standards for quality orthopaedic publishing.


Charles Cornell, M.D.


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y.

Years in practice: 34 years

How did you begin reviewing for other journals and for JBJS in particular?

I was nominated as a reviewer to JBJS by Al Burstein who was a senior editor.

What is your top piece of advice for those reviewers who aspire to reach Elite status?

Read everything you can. Accept every invitation. Set aside time every week for journal work.

Aside from orthopaedic manuscripts, what have you been reading lately?

Novels, nonfiction regarding the history of racism in America

Learn more about the JBJS Elite Reviewers program.

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