Vinod Dasa, M.D., is a Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics and Vice Chairman of Academic Affairs at LSU Health New Sciences Center. He completed his undergraduate and medical school in the seven-year combined degree program at Union College and Albany Medical College in New York. After completing medical school, Dr. Dasa trained at the State University at New York (SUNY) at Buffalo orthopedic surgery residency program. In 2006 he furthered his training at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute, Manhattan, New York, in Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement Surgery. Dr. Dasa founded and served as Chief Medical Officer at SIGHT Medical, a company focused on automating surgical processes and reducing implant costs. He serves as a consultant to numerous medical companies, including CyMedica Orthopedics and Bioventus, and is Deputy Editor of the Journal of Orthopaedic Experience & Innovation.