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‘Beware of the slippery slope & management of common Knee problems when skiing.’ Professor Brian M Devitt

Date: 24th January 2023
Location: Online
Time: 6:30pm

Watch this video of  Professor Brian M Devitt Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in the Knee, Presenting on ‘Beware of the slippery slope & management of common Knee problems when skiing.’

This video was recorded as part of SSC’s Online Public Information Meeting, focusing on ‘An Evening for Skiers’


Brian Devitt is an internationally trained orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty expertise in knee surgery. He is particularly interested in sporting injuries, including anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, meniscal repair, cartilage restoration procedures, multi-ligamentous knee reconstruction and hamstring repair. In addition, he cares for patients with degenerative conditions, such as knee arthritis, and performs partial and total knee replacements and osteotomies.

Brian completed his medical school training at University College Dublin, Ireland, and carried out his specialist training in Trauma & Orthopaedics at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He also achieved a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine. Brian pursued a career in academic orthopaedic sports surgery and completed three years of fellowship training. The first year was a research fellowship at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. He then completed a clinical fellowship in sports surgery at the University of Toronto. Finally, he completed two clinical fellowships in Melbourne; the first was a knee reconstruction fellowship at OrthoSport Victoria (OSV) and the second at Hip Arthroscopy Australia. Following his fellowship, Brian worked as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at OSV and Epworth Healthcare.

Brian has a keen research interest and is a Full Professor and Chair of Orthopaedics and Surgical Biomechanics at Dublin City University. He has extensive research experience focusing on clinical outcomes and biomechanical studies. He has published widely and frequently speaks at national and international meetings.

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