Prof. Jón Karlsson is Professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology at the Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Originally from Iceland, he has worked at Sahlgrenska University Hospital since 1981. His clinical focus is knee surgery, especially complex knee injuries, knee dislocations and revision surgery. He works as Foot & Ankle surgeon as well.
His PhD thesis in 1989 was devoted to ”Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability”, and since then he has more than 600 peer-reviewed publications, over 100 book chapters and 42 textbooks in orthopaedics and sports traumatology.
He has mentored 71 PhD students and is currently (since 14 years) the Editor-in-Chief of KSSTA (Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy).
He has also been the care-taking physician of professional football club (IFK Göteborg) since 1984.
Has no industry connection nor conflict of interest to disclose.