Cambridge Orthopaedic Club

Cambridge Orthopaedic Club


2018 Academic Meeting

Date: 08:30am Friday 23rd March 2018

Location: St Johns College, Cambridge

Dinner: Kings College, Cambridge

Invited Guests:

Prof Rene Verdonk from Belgium a world leader on the meniscus

 Dr Herb von Schroeder from Canada on the carpus

 Professor Chris Lavy from Oxford on his experience setting up African surgical training

 Professor Shafi Ahmed on tech innovation in Orthopaedics

 Prof Field from SWLEOC – Anterior Approach to the hip

Registrar Papers

Abstract submission is now open and will close at the end of February. All registrars need to submit one, there will be podium and poster presentations. Please submit to Mr Khanduja –


Previous Years

COC Prize Winners

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    2017 – Aparna Viswanath- THR vs Hemi for trauma

  • 2016 – Helen Chase – Is there a relationship between early unplanned return to theatre and three-year revision rates for elective hip and knee replacement surgery?
  • 2015 – Alexander  Durst – Multimodal neuromonitoring is the gold standard in spinal deformity surgery: a single centre experience of 354 operations

Trainee of the Year

  • 2017- Arman Memarzadeh, ST6
  • 2016 – Michael Barrett, ST4

Trinity Prize – ‘Best in Class’

  • 2017 – Ryan Wood
  • 2016 – Warwick Chan

Training Hospital of the year

  • 2017- West Suffolk Hospital

The Bernard Meggitt Invitational Lecture

  • 2017- Mr Daniel Perry- The Beauty of BIG data
  • 2016 – Mr Mark Loeffler – The Paralympics
  • 2015 – Professor Bonfield – Biomaterials Innovation for Orthopaedics