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Prof Adnan Saithna BMedSci (Hons), MBChB, DipSEM, MSc Health Sciences (Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery), FRCS (T&O)

Sports Injury Knee & Shoulder Surgeon, Sano Orthopedics, Kansas City. Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Engineering Musculoskeletal Biology II


Personal Statement

Professor Adnan Saithna is a Sports Injury Knee & Shoulder Surgeon at Sano Orthopedics, Kansas City, USA. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool. The main focus of his clinical research is to improve outcomes for patients undergoing orthopedic surgery. The importance of his work is reflected in his receipt of major awards including the King James IV Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and also the Richard O'Connor Award from the Arthroscopy Association of North America

Prof Saithna is internationally recognised for his academic work. He has approximately 150 publications and his research portfolio is available to view by clicking on the link below

Prizes or Honours

  • King James IV Professorship (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2019)
  • Richard J O'Connor Research Award (Arthroscopy Association North America, 2017)
  • Best Poster Prize. (European Society for Surgical Research, 2015)
  • 2nd Prize (poster) (European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 2011)
  • Harry Hollier Fellowship Award (Good Hope Hospital, 2009)
  • 1st Prize (Arthur Guest Award Committee, 2004)

Funded Fellowships

  • British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association 2016 Travelling Fellowship Award. (BOSTAA, 2016)