Hideyuki Koga MD PhD is a director and professor of Department of Joint Surgery and Sports medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Koga graduated from TMDU in 1999, and joined Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, TMDU. After clinical fellowship, he also entered graduate school and have defended PhD at TMDU in 2008 with the main topics regarding cartilage regeneration using mesenchymal stem cells. Then he went to Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norway from 2008 until 2010. His research topic was regarding knee anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury prevention, and clarified detailed ACL injury mechanisms first in the world using a sophisticated 3D video analysis called model-based image-matching technique. He has continued his work on ACL injury prevention, especially focusing on ski injury as a member of medical committee, International Ski Federation, and also as a member of scientific committee, IOC World Conference Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport. Since 2010 after back to Japan, Dr. Koga has been performing many knee ligament surgeries, as well as several clinical and biomechanical researches at TMDU. His another hot topic now is meniscus preservation. He has developed a new surgical procedure called arthroscopic centralization to reduce/prevent meniscus extrusion. Until now he has published more than 160 papers, has given lectures or had presentations at many international congresses. Dr. Koga became the professor of the Department of Joint Surgery and Sports Medicine, TMDU in 2020. He honorably obtained the traveling fellowship between JOSKAS (Japanese Orthopaedic Society of Knee, Arthroscopy, and Sports Medicine) and SIGASCOT (Società Italiana del Ginocchio Artroscopia Sport Cartilagine Tecnologie Ortopediche) in 2016. He also serves on the editorial board of Journal of Orthopaedic Science, Annals of Joint and Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology.