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For each issue of MO Journal, we interview respected surgeons from all over the world to find out more about their day to day lives, preferred surgical techniques and professional history. Browse our list of interviewees or perform a keyword search above.

Published in N°18 - July / August 2022

HERMAN J. DEL SEL

HERMAN J. DEL SEL

Hernan del See is the current president of WAIOT and worked as a Professor of Orthopedics at the Catholic University until his retirement and is currently the Chief Medical Officer at the British Hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He looks back to a very successful and fascinating career in Orthopedcis. He shares with us some very interesting stories on giants in Orthopedics he was able to meet during his training in Europe and the US. His father and these teachers had a strong influence on his career and the development of Orthopedics in Argentina.

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Published in N°17 - May / June 2022

LI FELLANDER-TSAI

LI FELLANDER-TSAI

Li Felländer-Tsai is the current EFORT president and works as Professor and chair of Orthopedics at Karolinska Institute in Sweden. She is also an expert in Artificial Intelligence and advanced medical simulation and training. Learn what she thinks about EFORT and the future role of this important political orthopaedic society. She talks about her personal career as orthopaedic surgeon and why she has specialised for professional dancers injuries and care.

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Published in N°016 - March / April 2022

THOMAS BAUER

THOMAS BAUER

On the occasion of the 20th ESSKA congress, which is being held in Paris and of which he was President, we met Thomas Bauer who talks about the behind-the-scenes aspects of organising such an event, the encounters that have influenced his career, but also the aspects of the profession that are dear to him: exchange, transmission and research.

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Published in N°014 - November / December 2021

DIETER CHRISTIAN WIRTZ

DIETER CHRISTIAN WIRTZ

Professor Dieter Wirtz, President of the DGOU and DGOOC is Medical Director of the Medical University Clinic for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery in Bonn and is an international expert in hip and knee surgery. He has been active in professional politics for many years and tells us about his career and experiences.

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Published in N°012 - July / August 2021

KLAUS-PETER GUNTHER

KLAUS-PETER GUNTHER

For this issue, we met Klaus-Peter Günther, a hip specialist and current EFORT President. He tells us about his career as an orthopaedic surgeon, in the footsteps of the great german masters. Meet a man who knows how to combine tradition, innovation and reflection.

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Published in N°011 - May / June 2021

GIJS VAN HELLEMONDT

GIJS VAN HELLEMONDT

The World Arthroplasty Conference has being held in April virtually and has attracted a very strong international audience. Among those that preside over this event, we met Gijs Van Hellemondt from Sint Maartenskliniek in Nijmnegen. Portrait of a figure in Netherland knee surgery.

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Published in N°010 - March / April 2021

DAVID DEJOUR

DAVID DEJOUR

David Dejour should have finished his mandate as president last May 2020 in Milan, at the Esska congress. He tells us about the highlights of this very popular congress and retraces the main stages of his professional career, which is entirely focused on the knee.

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