Jon Olav Drogset

Jon Olav Drogset

  • Country:
  • Norway
  • Postal Code:
  • 7020
Biography:

Professor Jon Olav Drogset is Chair at the Institute of Orthopedics and Rheumatology at the Medical Faculty of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Professor Drogset is also an Orthopedic Surgeon at the Section for Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Trondheim University Hospital in Norway. He has US high school diploma from Wilmington High School, Wilmington Delaware, USA, 1977graduated from medical school at the University of Oslo in 1985 after premedicine in Bochum, Germany. He is a specialist in General Surgery from 1995, Sports Medicine from 1995 and Orthopedic Surgery from 1998. His thesis was on results after surgical treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injuries at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2006. His main research interests are on knee injuries with several publications on ACL injuries and cartilage repair. Professor Drogset is the former President of the Norwegian Arthroscopy Association, the Norwegian Association of Sports Medicine, Scandinavian Foundation of Medicine and Science in Sports and the Norwegian Orthopedic Association. Professor Drogset is also a member of the ACL Study Group and he is the Team Doctor for Rosenborg FC. Professor Drogset was elected the KSSTA reviewer of the year 2016. He is a member of ESSKA and a member of the upcoming ethical committee in ESSKA. Professor Drogset is the Scientific President of the Centennial Congress of the Nordic Orthopedic Federation in Trondheim, Norway 2020Short biography

About The ACL Study Group

The ACL study group was organized 25 years ago by a small group of orthopedic surgeons with a common interest in the anterior cruciate ligament. Today, Dr. John Bergfeld organizes this large international study group that meets every 2 years to exchange information in an informal and friendly atmosphere.