The 4th Meeting of the Biological Knee Society

The 4th meeting of the UK Biological Knee Society promises to be our best meeting yet! The main focus of this meeting is on the latest and best treatment options for articular cartilage and osteochondral grafting, with talks from some of the world’s leading experts on this hot topic.


  • Professor Roland Jacob, Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Berne, Switzerland
  • Professor Leif Ryd, Professor of Orthopaedics, The Karolinska Institute, Sweden
  • Professor Peter Behrens, Professor of Orthopaedics, Hamburg, Germany
  • Professor Leela Biant, Manchester
  • Professor Vladimir Bobic, The Chester Knee Clinic
  • Professor Gordon McKay, Glasgow
  • Professor Michael McNicholas, University Hospital, Aintree
  • Mr Will Jackson, Oxford
  • Dr Jennifer Woodall-May, Program Director for Advanced Osteoarthritis Therapies, Biomet/Zimmer, Warsaw, Indiana


  • Advanced injection therapies for OA
  • Stem cell treatment – what’s happening in Kuala Lumpa
  • 25-year experience of cartilage regeneration from Switzerland
  • The Episealer focal resurfacing impact for chondral/osteochondral lesions
  • The biological importance of the osteochondral unit and subchondral bone
  • How to improve osteochondral repair, the Hamburg experience
  • Spherox: 4th-generation ACI
  • An explanation of the new NICE guidelines for ACI, and what this means for us and our patients
  • Multi-ligament repair and the internal brace
  • BUPA/ESSKA guidelines on arthroscopy for degenerate meniscal tears


The Belfry Hotal, Spa and Golf Resort
Sutton Coldfield B76 9PR

To book:

This meeting is open to all knee surgeons and affiliated healthcare practitioners with an interest in the latest and best surgical treatment options for knee reconstruction.

To book, please e-mail:

PLEASE NOTE that if you require accommodation at The Belfry at the special discounted BKS rate, then please e-mail us ASAP as places are limited.

  1st February 2018
  Thurs 1st Feb p.m. and Frid 2nd Feb a.m. 2018
  The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield