By: 24 May 2017
5–6 October 2017 – ESSKA Advanced Knee Arthroscopy Course 2017; Watford, UK

The ESSKA Advanced Knee Arthroscopy Course is designed to provide certified Orthopaedic Surgeons thorough didactic and practical training in challenging disorders of the knee from renowned ESSKA Faculty using state of the art surgical facilities. There are 24 positions available. The above course will be submitted for accreditation to the UEMS (European Union of Medical Specialists) for European CME credits (ECMECs).

Course Objectives:

  • understand the decision-making process involved in choosing the appropriate surgical approach in challenging disorders of the knee
  • observe and practice the state of the art surgical technique
  • be able to discuss the management of disorders with the ESSKA Faculty dedicated to training


ESSKA Faculty:

Prof. Mustafa Karahan Course Chairman Acibadem University Department of Orthoaedics Istanbul, Turkey

Prof. Matteo Denti Clinica Ars Medica Gravesano Lugano, Switzerland Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute Milan, Italy

Prof. Romain Seil Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg Clinique d’ Eich Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Dr David Dejour Lyon-Ortho-Clinic – Clinique de la Sauvegarde Lyon, France

Prof. Joan C. Monllau Hospital del Mar and Hospital Universitari Dexeus Barcelona, Spain

Prof. Martin Lind Department of Orthopaedics Aarhus University Hospital Århus, Denmark


To qualify, you must:

  •     perform 40 – 50 knee cases per year
  •     be a European citizen
  •     be/become an ESSKA member
  •     be a certified orthopaedic surgeon in your own country
  •     speak English fluently
  •     complete the online application form

Candidates Selection
The ESSKA Education Committee independently evaluate and score the applications.
The 24 top-scored candidates are selected for the course.

Registration fee 500€ – upon selection

ESSKA covers the following for selected candidates:

  • travel reimbursement up to 350€
  • all transfers in the United Kingdom
  • two nights accommodation
  • lunches and dinner

Your fee helps ESSKA to support research in the field of Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology.

This course has been supported by our corporate partner Smith & Nephew.



5–6 October 2017

ESSKA Advanced Knee Arthroscopy Course 2017

Venue: Watford, UK


Call: +352 44 11 7027