Professor James Calder

Orthopaedic Consultant, Imperial College, London

Surgical management of chondral injury in the ankle in elite athletes

We are delighted to introduce our next speaker Professor James Calder. As a founding member of the Fortius Clinic, Professor Calder has an internationally recognised reputation in the expert treatment of sports injuries. James works with international athletes and sports professionals including Premier League soccer teams and Aviva Premiership rugby clubs in addition to the British Olympic team.

James remains actively involved in research projects at the Imperial College and the Fortius Clinic. He is President of ESSKA-AFAS and immediate Past-Chairman of the Achilles Tendon Study Group. James served on the Clinical Studies Group for Arthritis Research UK and has done since 2011, his main areas of research include Achilles tendon, articular cartilage and sports-related ankle and foot injuries. He has developed a major clinical interest in the arthroscopic treatment (keyhole surgery) of ankle conditions and sports-related foot and ankle injuries. In his presentation James is going to explore the surgical management of chondral injuries to the ankle in the elite athlete.

16:30 - 17:00

Saturday ~ 14th Nov ~ DAY 1 Session 3: Foot/Ankle

Surgical management of chondral injury in the ankle in elite athletes

Orthopaedic Consultant, Imperial College, London