2017 ISAKOS Biennial Congress Faculty


Alan Getgood, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), DipSEM

Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, University of Western Ontario

Dr. Al Getgood is an Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario and orthopaedic surgeon and clinician scientist specialising in complex knee reconstruction at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, London, Ontario. Dr. Getgood’s clinical practice focuses on complex soft tissue reconstruction of the knee. He has been successful in securing over 9 million dollars in peer reviewed and industry funded grants to build his pre-clinical and clinical research program focusing on complex ligament reconstruction and joint preservation. Particular achievements include being awarded the AOSSM 2019 O’Donoghue Sports Injury Award, the 2019 Jan Gillquist Award and the 2017 Albert Trillat Young Investigator award both from ISAKOS. Dr. Getgood has authored over 130 peer-reviewed articles and numerous book chapters. He has given over 175 national and international conference presentations, lectures and demonstrations. He is a member of the AOSSM Board of Directors and sits on the knee preservation committee of ISAKOS. Dr. Getgood is a member of the Herodicus Society, the ACL study group, ICRS and ESSKA. He will be ACL study group program chair in 2022, and will be deputy program chair and program chair for ISAKOS in 2023 and 2025 respectively.

Sat 06/03
08:55 - 09:05
Room 2-3 Session III: Meniscus
Surgical Video
When Do I Perform a Root Repair and Ramp with Surgical Pearls
Sat 06/03
09:05 - 09:15
Room 2-3 Session III: Meniscus
Sat 06/03
16:00 - 17:00
Room 2-1 Session IV: Current Updates on PRP for Treating Sports Medicine Injuries

Sun 06/04
12:15 - 13:30
Room 301: General Session Lunch Time Sessions - #101
Lunch Time Session
#101 - ACL Reconstruction- Reconstruct with Confidence
Mon 06/05
07:30 - 09:00
Room 1-5 ICL #7
Instructional Course Lecture
How to Strategically Manage Complex Patellar Instability
Tue 06/06
16:35 - 16:35
Room 2-1: Concurrent 2 John Joyce Award: Finalist Presentations
High Activity Level and Return to Sports Following Knee Osteotomy in Young Athletic Patients
Wed 06/07
13:30 - 14:30
Room 301: General Session Knee - Meniscus
A 2017 Update on Meniscus Allograft Transplantation: Indications, Techniques & Results
Thu 06/08
11:00 - 12:30
Room 301: General Session Knee
Anterolateral Ligament - What is the Role for Its Repair or Reconstruction in 2017?


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