Previous Speakers

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MR. PETER BROWNSON

  • Honorary Clinical Professor at the University of Liverpool

  • Managing partner of The Liverpool Shoulder Clinic

  • Upper limb surgeon to Liverpool FC 2000-2017.

  • President of BESS and Internationally renowned arthroscopic shoulder surgeon.

  • Founding member of the International Board for Research into Aircraft Crash Events (iBRACE).

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PROFESSOR JAMES CHANG

  • Chief, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, specialising in Hand and microsurgery surgery

  • Past president of the ASSH

  • Johnson & Johnson Distinguished Professor of Plastic & Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University Medical Centre

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PROFESSOR BRIGITTE SCAMMELL

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Sciences

  • Head of Division of Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology

  • Dean and Head of School of Medicine, University of Nottingham

  • Foot and ankle surgeon with a special interest in the complications of diabetes

  • Research interests include arthritis pain and bone repair

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PROFESSOR KENNETH EGOL

  • Joseph E. Milgram Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Langone

  • Chief, Division of Orthopedic Trauma

  • Director of Trauma Research

  • Director, Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program

  • Vice Chair for Education, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


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MR. CHARLES ALDAM

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in joint replacements, revision hip and knee surgery

  • Trained at Kings College Hospital London with higher training at St Bartholomew's Hospital, Royal National Orthopaedic Stanmore, Great Ormond Street and Fellowship year at the University of Toronto

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PROFESSOR WILLIAM RICCI

  • Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma Service

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at HSS and Weill Cornell Medical College

  • An internationally-renowned surgeon specialising in the field of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

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DR. ROBERT L. MASSON

  • Founder, Masson Institute

  • Director, Orlando Health Central Hospital JCAHO

  • Internationally-recognised neurosurgeon specialising in complex spinal disorders and sports spine medicine

  • Amongst the most experienced artificial cervical spine surgeons in North America

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MR. LIVIO DI MASCIO

  • Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon Lead in Upper Limb Orthopaedic Services

  • Trainer of the Year - 2017

  • Particular interest in complex shoulder arthroplasty, arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction, sports injuries, traumatic and degenerative disorders of the wrist and hand, and motion preservation in degenerative disease

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PROF. RAJESH MALHOTRA

  • Head of Department, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)

  • Specialises in complex revision surgery

  • First surgeon in India on a number of procedures

  • Director of the only functional cadaveric bone bank in India

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DR. HANY BEDAIR

  • Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

  • Medical Director, Kaplan Joint Center, NWH

  • Fellowship-trained hip and knee replacement Orthopaedic Surgeon.

  • Has won awards for his work in diagnosing prosthetic joint infection

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MR. MANOJ RAMACHANDRAN

  • Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

  • Honorary Reader at Barts Health

  • Author of 18 books

  • Co-founder of Viz.Ai, an artificial intelligence/deep learning tier one venture-funded startup in healthcare imaging.

  • Viz.ai was one of the first AI companies to gain FDA approval in this fast-growing space.

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LORD KARAN BILIMORIA, CBE, DL

  • Founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer

  • Crossbench peer in the House of Lords

  • Baron Bilimoria of Chelsea

  • Chancellor of the University of Birmingham

  • Active in a wide range of matters including commerce, entrepreneurship, education, diplomacy, minorities’ contributions, and academia

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DR. MARC J. PHILIPPON

  • Managing Partner, The Steadman Clinic, Colorado

  • Co-Chairman, Director of Sports Medicine Fellowship and Director of Hip Research, Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Colorado

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pennsylvania

  • Internationally known for performing joint preservation techniques utilising arthroscopic hip surgery to treat painful joint injury in high-level athletes 

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PROFESSOR THOMAS HIGGINS

  • Richard L. Stimson Presidential Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Professor and Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma at the University of Utah

  • Clinical expertise in the treatment of complex intra-articular injuries, pelvic and acetabular trauma, and musculoskeletal care in the setting of polytrauma.

  • Elective practice focused on the deformity correction, malunions, and nonunions.

MR GRAHAM TYTHERLEIGH-STRONG

MR. GRAHAM TYTHERLEIGH-STRONG

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery in Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

  • Interest in all aspects of arthroscopic shoulder surgery, particularly in primary and revision instability surgery

  • Focus on sternoclavicular joint injuries and sternoclavicular joint arthroscopy

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DR. ANDREW FUREY

  • Orthopaedic surgeon, physician, medical educator, and community leader at Memorial University and Eastern Health, Canada

  • Founder of Team Broken Earth, a national medical aid charity that began in St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Leader of over 20 missions to Haiti, Bangladesh and Guatemala

  • Team Broken Earth provides critical aid and medical education to people in need around the world

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PROFESSOR MICHAEL STEPHENS

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Foot and Ankle and Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery in the Childrens University Hospital (Temple St.), Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital and the Central RemedialClinicPast president of the European Foot and Ankle society

  • Former clinical fellow in Foot and Ankle Surgery under the direction of Dr. G. James Sammarco in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

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MR SATISH KUTTY

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Clinical lead Princess Alexandra Hospital Harlow

  • Senior Clinical Lecturer and RCS Surgical Tutor

  • Trained on fellowships in Canada, Austria, Switzerland and Germany

  • Awarded the Norman Capener Travelling fellowship, the BOA European Fellowship, BHS fellowship, EFORT foundation award and the ESSKA Alwin Jaeger award

  • Specialist interest in arthroscopy of the hip and complex primary and revision arthroplasty of the hip

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DR. LAURENT JACQUOT

  • Artro (association of research in traumatology and orthopaedics) institute, Clinique d'Argonay, France.

  • Practices THR with the anterior approach, revision surgery and knee surgery

  • Follows up clinical hip cases which date back more than 25 years and manages a database of over 3000 cases

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PROFESSOR RANIL SONNADARA

  • Behavioural neuroscientist, Director of the Office of Education Science and an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at McMaster University, Canada

  • Holds academic appointments in multiple departments, Special Advisor on matters related to Digital Research Infrastructure and member of McMaster’s Information Technology Executive Committee

  • Interested in the role of feedback in learning and assessing complex skills

  •  Sound designer and composer for theatre (with over 1000 production credits to his name) and elite coach who has led several athletes to international success

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PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER PETERS

  • George S. Eccles Endowed chair of orthopaedics, University of Utah school of medicine, Utah, USA

  • Chief of the Adult Reconstruction and Hip Preservation Services, Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Enterprise, Director of the Adult Reconstruction Fellowship Program, ansd Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Utah

  • Focuses on hip and knee arthroplasty and preservation of the native hip joint. Specific interest in comprehensive care of young adult patients with hip and knee disorders.

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PROFESSOR MATTHEW COSTA

  • Professor of orthopaedic trauma surgery, Nuffield department of orthopaedics, rheumatology & musculoskeeltal sciences (NDORMS), Oxford, United Kingdom

  • Chief Investigator for a series of randomised trials. His work has been cited widely, and informed guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

  • Works exclusively in trauma surgery in Oxford, which is a Major Trauma Center and tertiary referral unit for orthopaedic trauma surgery.

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DAME CLARE MARX, DBE DL

  • Former President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England from July 2014 to July 2017, the first woman to hold the position, and Chair of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management.

  • Worked as an orthopaedic surgeon at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust for over 20 years

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PROFESSOR JEREMY FAIRBANK

  • Professor of spinal surgery, and former consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, United Kingdom

  • Published the Oswestry Disability index in 1980, a near universally used outcome measure in spinal disorders

  • Professor of Spinal Surgery at the Nuffied Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences.

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PROFESSOR ADAM WATTS

  • Consultant elbow, hand and upper limb surgeon at Wrightington Hospital

  • Visiting professor, department of materials, Manchester University, Wrightington Hospital, Wigan, Lancashire, United Kindgom

  • Clinical interests include the treatment of degenerative joint disaese, sports injury and trauma, with a focus on arthroscopic techniques and joint reconstruction

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PROFESSOR PIERRE LASCOMBES

  • Professor ordinaire at Department de l'enfant et de l'adolescent, chief of paediatric orthopaedics, Children Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Chairman of the Division of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Orthopaedics

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PROFESSOR RAJASEKARAN

  • Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics & Spine Surgery Ganga Hospital, India

  • Adjunct Professor, The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University

  • Hunterian Professor, Royal College of Surgeons of England (2011-2012)

  • Instrumental in the evolution of 'Ganga Hospital Open Injury Severity Score' which guides critical decisions in saving and reconstructing severely injured limbs

  • Special interest in spine surgery, arthroplasty and clinical research in major trauma

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PROFESSOR ANDREW CARR

  • Clinical scientist and Nuffield Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Oxford 

  • Founder and Director of the Botnar Research Centre as an Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences

  • Research interests are primarily focused on developing and evaluating surgical technologies including joint replacement, arthroscopy and tissue engineering

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PROFESSOR RALPH HERTEL

  • Specialist in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

  • Over 150 publications

  • Currently practises at the Lindenhofspital, Shoulder and Elbow Center in Berne, Switzerland

  • Manages a wide range of upper limb dysfunctions, providing a range of treatment options from conservative treatment, arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery to classic open surgery bringing more than two decades of experience to the care of his patients

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PROFESSOR FREDDIE H. FU

  • Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) since 1998, where he is the David Silver Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • More than 90 professional awards and numerous major research

  • Known worldwide for his pioneering surgical techniques to treat sports-related injuries to the knee and shoulder and his extensive scientific and clinical research in the biomechanics of such injuries

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PROFESSOR MOHIT BHANDARI

  • Surgeon-scientist and orthopaedic trauma surgeon interested in musculoskeletal injuries and their outcomes

  • Professor and Academic Head in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at McMaster University as well as Associate Chair of Research for the Department of Surgery

  • 2013 recipient of the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation Research Award, the CIHR-CMAJ Top Achievements in Health Research for “Transforming orthopaedic trauma care with collaborative multinational trials”, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada ‘Mentor of the Year 2011’ award

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PROFESSOR HAROLD ELLIS

  • Emeritus Professor of Surgery, University of London

  • Professor Department of Anatomy & Human Sciences Kings College London School of Medicine

  • Captain Royal Army Medical Corps. Foundation Chair of Surgery Westminster Hospital

  • Vice President Royal College of Surgeons of England and Royal Society of Medicine