By: 27 July 2017
Preview: Orthopaedic Knee Conference, 3 November 2017; Leeds

Improving outcomes through innovation

3 November 2017, Royal Armouries, Leeds

Six CME points expected

This year’s Orthopaedic Knee Conference will discuss managing performance and clinical outcomes to benefit the patient

This FREE–to–attend scientific meeting will see orthopaedic consultants and industry experts gather in Leeds to discuss how to improve the future of patient outcomes, through keynote lectures, open panel debate and a lively trade exhibition. This scientific meeting will aim to tackle current trends and topics as well as raise future surgical concepts and innovations. Whether you’re an orthopaedic knee surgeon, medical professional or a medical device manufacturer, this is an essential event for your diary.



Return to sports after surgery and enhanced recovery

NJR/Beyond Compliance and PROMs data

Custom implants and revision

Enabling technology in orthopaedic surgery


Speakers include:

Alister Hart – Chair

Professor Alister Hart is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee problems at the Royal National Orthopaedic surgeon (RNOH) NHS Trust in Stanmore, London. In 2011 he was appointed as the chair of academic clinical orthopaedics at University College London (UCL). His research interests focus on how to achieve lifelong function for the three million patients that undergo hip and knee replacements worldwide every year.


Ian McDermott

Ian McDermott is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knees and sports injuries and one of the UK’s leading experts in ‘Biological Knee Reconstruction’. He was the first surgeon in the UK to use Vivostat PRF autologous bioactive biological glue in knees and also the first surgeon in the UK to perform a Conformis G2 iUni custom-made knee replacement.


Peter Howard

Peter Howard is a member of the National Joint Registry’s Steering Committee, an NHS England committee of experts responsible for the work and progress of the registry. He is the current chairman of both the Surgeon and Implant Performance Sub-committees. Peter is a practising orthopaedic surgeon based at Royal Derby Hospital with extensive experience in lower limb orthopaedics, particularly hip and knee replacement and including resurfacing and revision joint replacement. Peter was recently made President of the British Hip Society in March 2017.


Mike McNicholas

Mike McNicholas is a consultant soft tissue knee and trauma surgeon at the University Hospital Aintree moving there in 2013, when it became a Major Trauma Centre for the Cheshire and Mersey Region. His current research interests include stem cell applications in knee injury, outcomes following arthroplasty, ligament reconstruction, osteotomy and the treatment of focal articular cartilage defects and early arthritis using novel implants.


Harry Hothi

Harry Hothi is an orthopaedic engineer with a background in mechanical (BEng) and biomedical (MSc, PhD) engineering. He is manager of the London Implant Retrieval Centre (LIRC), based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH), Stanmore, London. Harry has run independent projects for the LIRC, funded by manufacturers including DePuy and Stryker. He also provides expert engineering advice in medical-legal cases.


Keith Tucker

Keith Tucker is chairman of ODEP and the Beyond Compliance advisory group and a member of the NJR implant performance committee. He was past secretary and past president of the British Hip Society and a past member of the National Joint Registry (NJR) steering committee and past chairman of the NJR implant performance committee. He has been a ODEP member of the implant performance committee since 2014.


Adam Hoad–Reddick

Mr Hoad-Reddick was appointed as a Consultant at Wrightington Hospital in 2004, subspecialising in hip and knee surgery. He is particularly interested in complex primary revision and arthroscopic surgery of the hip and knee and currently works exclusively at BMI The Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle. He carries out a wide range of specialist procedures, including knee arthroscopy, total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, knee revision surgery, ACL reconstruction.


James Lewis

James Lewis is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Goring Hall Hosptal. Mr Lewis believes in providing the highest standard of orthopaedic surgery using minimally invasive surgery, the latest technology where appropriate, for example custom– made implants from patients’ CT scans.


Dinesh Nathwani

Dinesh Nathwani is a fellowship–trained knee surgeon having completed a computer assisted surgery fellowship in Perth, Western Australia. He has continued developing the techniques of knee reconstruction using computer–aided techniques.


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