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Robert Siston

  • Associate Professor, Orthopaedics
  • Associate Professor, HRS - Health & Rehab Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • 201 W 19th Ave
    E305
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-247-2721

Honors

  • 20101201

    Participant in National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium.

  • 20100101

    Teaching Excellence Award.

  • 20100101

    Boyer Award for Excellence in Teaching Innovations.

  • 20100101

    Richard O’Connor Award.

  • 20050101

    Clinical Biomechanics Award.

Journal Articles

2016

  • Peters,Kaleigh,M; Hutter,Erin; Siston,Robert,A; Bertran,Judith; Allen,Matthew,J, 2016, "Surgical Navigation Improves the Precision and Accuracy of Tibial Component Alignment in Canine Total Knee Replacement." VETERINARY SURGERY 45, no. 1, 52-59 - 52-59.

2014

  • Lathrop-Lambach,Rebecca,L; Asay,Jessica,L; Jamison,Steve,T; Pan,Xueliang; Schmitt,Laura,C; Blazek,Katerina; Siston,Robert,A; Andriacchi,Thomas,P; Chaudhari,Ajit,MW, 2014, "Evidence for joint moment asymmetry in healthy populations during gait." GAIT & POSTURE 40, no. 4, 526-531 - 526-531.
  • Flanigan,David,C; Harris,Joshua,D; Brockmeier,Peter,M; Lathrop,Rebecca,L; Siston,Robert,A, 2014, "The effects of defect size, orientation, and location on subchondral bone contact in oval-shaped experimental articular cartilage defects in a bovine knee model." KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY 22, no. 1, 174-180 - 174-180.
  • Thoma,Louise,M; Flanigan,David,C; Chaudhari,Ajit,M; Siston,Robert,A; Best,Thomas,M; Schmitt,Laura,C, 2014, "Quadriceps Femoris Strength and Sagittal-Plane Knee Biomechanics During Stair Ascent in Individuals With Articular Cartilage Defects in the Knee." JOURNAL OF SPORT REHABILITATION 23, no. 3, 259-269 - 259-269.

2013

  • Thompson,Julie,A; Chaudhari,Ajit,MW; Schmitt,Laura,C; Best,Thomas,M; Siston,Robert,A, 2013, "Gluteus maximus and soleus compensate for simulated quadriceps atrophy and activation failure during walking." JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS 46, no. 13, 2165-2172 - 2165-2172.
  • Harris,Joshua,D; McNeilan,Ryan; Siston,Robert,A; Flanigan,David,C, 2013, "Survival and clinical outcome of isolated high tibial osteotomy and combined biological knee reconstruction.." Knee 20, no. 3, 154-161 - 154-161.
  • Siston,Robert,A; Geier,David; Bishop,Julie,Y; Jones,Grant,L; Kaeding,Christopher,C; Granger,Jeffery,F; Skaife,Tyler; May,Megan; Flanigan,David,C, 2013, "The High Variability in Sizing Knee Cartilage Defects." JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME 95A, no. 1, 70-75 - 70-75.
  • Siston,Robert,A; Geier,David; Bishop,Julie,Y; Jones,Grant,L; Kaeding,Christopher,C; Granger,Jeffery,F; Skaife,Tyler; May,Megan; Flanigan,David,C, 2013, "The high variability in sizing knee cartilage defects.." journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume 95, no. 1, 70-75 - 70-75.
  • Siston,Robert,A; Geier,David; Bishop,Julie,Y; Jones,Grant,L; Kaeding,Christopher,C; Granger,Jeffery,F; Skaife,Tyler; May,Megan; Flanigan,David,C, 2013, "The high variability in sizing knee cartilage defects.." journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume 95, no. 1, 70-75 - 70-75.
  • Campbell,Andrew,B; Knopp,Michael,V; Kolovich,Gregory,P; Wei,Wendo; Jia,Guang; Siston,Robert,A; Flanigan,David,C, 2013, "Preoperative MRI Underestimates Articular Cartilage Defect Size Compared With Findings at Arthroscopic Knee Surgery." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE 41, no. 3, 590-595 - 590-595.

2012

  • Elguizaoui,Sameh; Flanigan,David,C; Harris,Joshua,D; Parsons,Erin; Litsky,Alan,S; Siston,Robert,A, 2012, "Proud osteochondral autograft versus synthetic plugs - Contact pressures with cyclical loading in a bovine knee model." KNEE 19, no. 6, 812-817 - 812-817.
  • Siston,Robert,A; Maack,Thomas,L; Hutter,Erin,E; Beal,Matthew,D; Chaudhari,Ajit,MW, 2012, "Design and Cadaveric Validation of a Novel Device to Quantify Knee Stability During Total Knee Arthroplasty." JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 11, 115001 - 115001.
  • Harris,Joshua,D; Brophy,Robert,H; Jia,Guang; Price,Brandon; Knopp,Michael; Siston,Robert,A; Flanigan,David,C, 2012, "Sensitivity of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Detection of Patellofemoral Articular Cartilage Defects." ARTHROSCOPY-THE JOURNAL OF ARTHROSCOPIC AND RELATED SURGERY 28, no. 11, 1728-1737 - 1728-1737.

2011

  • *Lathrop,Rebecca,L; Chaudhari,Ajit,MW; Siston,Robert,A, 2011, "Comparative Assessment of Bone Pose Estimation Using Point Cluster Technique and OpenSim." JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 133, no. 11, 114503 - 114503.
  • #Harris, J.D., #Solak, K.K., Siston, R.A., Litsky, A.L., Richards, J., and Flanigan, D.C., 2011, "Contact pressure comparison of proud osteochondral autograft plugs versus proud synthetic plugs: A biomechanical study in human cadaver knees." Orthopaedics 34, no. 2, 97 - 97.
  • #Harris,J,D; Siston,R,A; Brophy,R,H; Lattermann,C; Carey,J,L; Flanigan,D,C, 2011, "Failures, re-operations, and complications after autologous chondrocyte implantation - a systematic review.." Osteoarthritis And Cartilage / OARS, Osteoarthritis Research Society 19, no. 7, 779 - 779.

2010

  • Fazalare,Joseph,A; Griesser,Michael,J; Siston,Robert,A; Flanigan,David,C, 2010, "The use of continuous passive motion following knee cartilage defect surgery: a systematic review.." Orthopedics 33, no. 12, 878-? - 878-?.
  • #Harris,Joshua,D; Siston,Robert,A; Pan,Xueliang; Flanigan,David,C, 2010, "Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation A Systematic Review." JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME 92A, no. 12, 2220-2233 - 2220-2233.
  • #Fazalare JA, #Griesser MJ, Siston RA, Flanigan DC, 2010, "The use of continuous passive motion following knee cartilage defect surgery: a systematic review." Orthopedics 12, no. 33, 878 - 878.

2008

  • Siston,Robert,A; Cromie,Melinda,J; Gold,Garry,E; Goodman,Stuart,B; Delp,Scott,L; Maloney,William,J; Giori,Nicholas,J, 2008, "Averaging different alignment axes improves femoral rotational alignment in computer-navigated total knee arthroplasty.." journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume 90, no. 10, 2098-2104 - 2098-2104.
  • Siston,Robert,A; Cromie,Melinda,J; Gold,Garry,E; Goodman,Stuart,B; Delp,Scott,L; Maloney,William,J; Giori,Nicholas,J, 2008, "Averaging Different Alignment Axes Improves Femoral Rotational Alignment in Computer-Navigated Total Knee Arthroplasty." JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME 90A, no. 10, 2098-2104 - 2098-2104.

2006

  • Siston RA; Goodman SB; Patel JJ; Delp SL; Giori NJ, 2006, "The high variability of tibial rotational alignment in total knee arthroplasty.." Clinical Orthopaedics And Related Research 452, 65-69 - 65-69.
  • Siston,Robert,A; Goodman,Stuart,B; Patel,Jay,J; Delp,Scott,L; Giori,Nicholas,J, 2006, "The high variability of tibial rotational alignment in total knee arthroplasty." CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH 452, no. 452, 65-69 - 65-69.

2005

  • Siston RA; Patel JJ; Goodman SB; Delp SL; Giori NJ, 2005, "The variability of femoral rotational alignment in total knee arthroplasty.." The Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery. American Volume 87, no. 10, 2276-2280 - 2276-2280.

Unknown

  • Siston, R.A, *Maack, T.L., *Hutter, E.E., Beal, M.D., and Chaudhari, A.M.W., "The Design and Cadaveric Validation of a Novel Device to Measure Knee Stability During Total Knee Arthroplasty." ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering
  • Trinh, T.Q.,# Harris, J.D., Siston, R.A, and Flanigan, D.C., "Improved outcomes with combined autologous chondrocyte implantation and patellofemoral osteotomy versus isolated autologous chondrocyte implantation." Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
  • #Behery, O.A., Siston, R.A, #Karnes, J.M., #Harris, J.D., and Flanigan, D.C, "Factors Influencing the Outcome of ACI: A Systematic Review." Journal of Knee Surgery
  • Siston, R.A, *Geier, D., Bishop, J., Jones, G., Kaeding, C., Granger, J., Skaife, T., May, M., and Flanigan, D.C., "The High Variability in Sizing Knee Cartilage Defects." The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery AM

Presentations

  • "Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement." 2007, Presented at The Ohio State University Industrial, Welding, and Systems Engineering Department Seminar,
  • "Computer-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty." 2008, Presented at The Pennsylvania State University Biomechanics Laboratory Seminar,
  • "Knee Biomechanics." 2012, Presented at 11th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery,
  • "Surgical Navigation for Total Knee Replacement." 2006, Presented at The Ohio State University Mechanical Engineering Department Seminar,
  • "Computer-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty.." 2010, Presented at Eleventh International Symposium on the 3-D Analysis of Human Movement,
  • "Navigation as a Unique Tool for Clinical Research.." 2006, Presented at The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons Carl T. Brighton Workshop on Less Invasive and Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery,
  • "Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement." 2007, Presented at The Ohio State University Biomedical Engineering Department Seminar,
  • "Computer-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty." 2009, Presented at The University of Notre Dame Mechanical Engineering Seminar,
  • "The Passive Knee Kinematics of Total Knee Arthroplasty." 2005, Presented at The Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Orthopaedic Research Day,

Papers in Proceedings

2012

  • *Hutter, E.E, Granger, J.F, Beal, M.D., and Siston, R.A "Is there a gold standard for rotational alignment of the tibial component during TKA?." in 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. (8 2012).
  • *Lemke, S, Beal, M.D., Piazza, S.J., and Siston, R.A "Biomechanical Effects of Component Alignment Variability in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Computer Simulation Study of an Oxford Rig." in 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. (8 2012).

2011

  • Giori, N.J., Koenig, K.M., and Siston, R.A "The Natural History of Intraoperative TKA Laxity and Balance: A 3-5 Year Follow-Up Study.." in 57th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. (1 2011).

2010

  • #Harris JD, *Brockmeier PM, Siston RA, Flanigan DC "The effect of knee articular cartilage defect shape on subchondral bone contact." in American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2010 Annual Meeting. (3 2010).
  • *Thompson, J.A.., Hast W.W., Piazza, S.J., and Siston, R.A "The Biomechanical Effects of Variability in Femoral Component Rotational Alignment in a Simulated Oxford Rig." in 56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. (3 2010).
  • *Thompson, J.A., Hast M.W.,Granger, J.E., Piazza, S.J., and Siston, R.A "The Biomechanical Effects of Variability in Femoral Component Rotational Alignment in a Simulated Oxford Rig." in 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. (8 2010).
  • Trinh TQ, Flanigan DC, Harris JD, Siston RA, Brophy RH "Prevalence of chondral defects in athletes’ knee." in 8th Annual American Medical Association Medical student, resident, and fellow section Research Symposium. (11 2010).
  • *Lathrop, R.L, *Thompson, J.A., Chaudhari, A.M.W., and Siston, R.A "Comparative Assessment of Bone Pose Estimation Using Point Cluster Technique and OpenSim." in 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. (8 2010).

2009

  • Siston, R.A, *Maack, T.L., Van Gorp, C.C., and Chaudhari, A.M.W "The Design and Validation of a Device to Intraoperatively Measure Knee Stability During Total Knee Arthroplasty." in The American Society of Mechanical Engineers Summer Bioengineering Conference. (6 2009).
  • *Brockmeier, #P.M., Harris, J.D., Flanigan, D.C., and Siston, R.A "Is 2cm2 the Correct Threshold Size to Dictate Articular Cartilage Repair?." in 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. (2 2009).
  • *Thompson, J.A.., Chaudhari, A.M.W., and Siston, R.A "The Effects of Model Degrees of Freedom and Marker Weight on Resultant Hip Kinematics in OpenSim." in 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. (8 2009).
  • *Lathrop, R., *Morin, B., Worthen-Chaudhari, L., Chaudhari, A.M.W., Basso, D.M., Schmiedeler, J.P., and Siston, R.A "The Effects of Speed and Body Weight Support on Lower Extremity Kinematics." in 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. (8 2009).
  • *Morin, B., *Lathrop, R., Worthen-Chaudhari, L., Basso, D.M., Schmiedeler, J.P., and Siston, R.A "The Effect of Body Weight Support on the Ankle-Foot Rollover Shape." in 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. (8 2009).
  • #Elguizaoui, S., Flanigan, D., *Parsons, E.,#Harris, J., Litsky, A., and Siston, R.A "Contact Pressures of Proud Synthetic Versus Osteochondral Plugs with Cyclic Loading in a Bovine Model.." in 28th Annual Meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. (1 2009).
  • Flanigan, D.C., #Harris, J., *Brockmeier, P., and Siston, R.A "Is 2cm2 the Correct Threshold Size to Dictate Articular Cartilage Repair?." in Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. (7 2009).
  • #Solak, K., Litsky, A., #Harris, J., Richards, J., Siston, R.A., and Flanigan, D.C "Contact Pressure Comparisson of Proud Osteochondral Autografts verses Synthetic Grafts." in Biennial International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Congress. (4 2009).

2008

  • *Falk, J.V., Green, J., Kmiec, S., Siston, R.A., and Van Gorp, C.C "Using a Reamer Irrigator Aspirator Reduces Femoral Intramedullary Pressure During Simulated Total Knee Arthroplasty." in 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. (3 2008).

2007

  • Chen, C.A., John, C.T., Hargreaves, B.A., Reeder, S.B., Delp, S.L., Siston, R.A., and Gold, G.E "Multi-Echo IDEAL-GRE Water-Fat Separation for Rapid Assessment of Cartilage Morphology." in Proceedings of The 2007 International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Conference. (5 2007).
  • Cromie, M.J., Siston, R.A., Delp, S.L., and Giori, N.J "Cruciate Ligament Removal Contributes to Abnormal Knee Motion During Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty." in 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. (8 2007).

2006

  • Siston, R.A., Giori, N.J., Goodman, S.B., and Delp, S.L "Abnormal Passive Kinematics After TKA: In-vivo Analysis with Computer Navigation." in 52nd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. (3 2006).
  • Siston, R.A., Goodman, S.B., Patel, J.P., Delp, S.L., and Giori, N.J "The High Variability of Tibial Rotational Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty." in Proceedings of The 2006 Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,. (3 2006).

2005

  • Siston, R.A., Giori, N.J., Goodman, S.B., and Delp, S.L "In-vivo Passive Kinematics of Osteoarthritic Knees." in The XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics. (7 2005).
  • Siston, R.A., Goodman, S.B., Patel, J.P., Delp, S.L., and Giori, N.J "The High Variability of Tibial Rotational Alignment in Total Knee Arthroplasty." in Proceedings of The 2005 Knee Society Interim Meeting. (1 2005).

2004

  • Siston, R.A., Daub, A.C., Giori, N.J., Goodman, S.B., and Delp, S.L "Evaluation of Methods for Determining the Center of the Ankle for Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement." in Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, 4th Annual Meeting of CAOS-International Proceedings. (6 2004).
  • Siston, R.A., and Delp, S.L "A New Functional Determination of the Hip Joint Center for Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement." in Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, 4th Annual Meeting of CAOS-International Proceedings. (6 2004).

2002

  • Schmiedeler, J.P., Siston R.A, and Waldron, K.J "The Significance of Leg Mass in Modeling Quadrupedal Running Gaits." in ROMANSY 14: Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators. (7 2002).

Patents

  • Giori, N.J., Siston, R.A., and Delp, S.L. "Method for Improved Rotational Alignment in Joint Arthroplasty." Patent number: PCT application 12/062,344