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 and ankle surgeon as well.
His PhD thesis in 1989 was devoted to ”Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability”, and since then he has more than 500 peer-reviewed publications, over 100 book chapters and over 40 textbooks in orthopaedics and sports traumatology.
He has mentored 60 PhD students and is currently (since 12 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