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Arthrex Knee Teaching, Munich 8-12 July 2017

A team of 10 upcoming knee surgeons were taken to the Arthrex laboratory in Munich to undertake a day of knee teaching. I was chairman for the knee teaching. The teaching involved lectures of the theory and practical knowledge on how to perform certain surgeries. Most...

Advanced Arthroscopy Course

Ran an advanced Arthroscopy course, in combination with Arthrex, focusing on reconstructive techniques in the knee. All aspects of arthroscopy and reconstructive surgery was covered in this course over 2 days, including ACL, PCL, PLC, MCL, MPFL reconstructions as well...

Expanding the Scope of Arthroscopy (ESA) Course

Lectures A select group of recent Orthopaedic graduates, with an interest in arthroscopy, was assembled by Smith and Nephew to undertake a course in arthroscopic surgery to expand their knowledge and experience. On the 29th may 2015, we lectured the candidates on...

The Knee from A-Z

A teaching conference on knees was held in Cape Town from 19 – 21 February 2015, and attended by over 100 Orthopaedic Surgeons. An international and local faculty of speakers was organised to talk on all topics of knee surgery. Charlie Brown from Dubai/Boston,...

Teaching at Albert Luthuli Hospital

On 10 October 2014, Dr Hobbs ran a course at the Albert Luthuli Hospital in Durban for Orthopaedic surgeons. It centred on basic arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction and meniscal repair, all essential skills needed for any Orthopaedic surgeon. Lectures were initially given...

Knee-athon at Victoria Hospital

Dr Hobbs was involved in a Total Knee Replacement day at Victoria Hospital, Wynberg on 1 October 2014. This was part of a teaching/training session undertaken at the hospital and sponsored by Smith and Nephew. Three total knee replacements were done during the day...