Professor Dr Peter Verdonk, MD, PhD is a full time Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon at Orthoca, Antwerp and Researcher at the Antwerp University and the Monica Research Institute. He is also a Visiting Surgeon at the Aspetar Hospital in Doha, Qatar and an Attending Surgeon at the Antwerp University Hospital. His clinical and research interests are knee surgery and arthroplasty with a particular focus on meniscus substitution and cartilage repair.
Professor Verdonk obtained his PhD degree at the Ghent University in 2006 on ‘The Human Meniscus: characterization, transplantation and tissue engineering’. He received his orthopaedic training in Ghent University, and was a fellow of Prof. Bellemans in Leuven and of Prof. Neyret in Lyon. He has been an international traveling fellow of the International Cartilage Repair Society in 2004 and of the European Society of Sport Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy in 2007. He is current president of the Belgian Knee Society (2019-2022) and member of the board of director of ISAKOS. He is author of more than 100 peer reviewed papers and has lectured internationally. He is also involved in a number of national and international scientific organization (ICRS, ISAKOS, ESSKA, ABA, BVOT, BKS,…).
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