Prof. Sebastian Kopf completed a three-year residency in the Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery at the Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany in December 2007. During that time Prof. Kopf completed his doctoral thesis on the local treatment of meniscal lesions with VEGF in sheep.
In 2008 and 2009, Prof. Kopf completed a post-doctoral research fellowship under Dr Freddie Fu at the Biodynamic Research Lab and Stem Cell Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh. His research focused mainly on the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) under the supervision of Dr. Scott Tashman (in vivo Knee kinematics), Dr James Irrgang (clinical outcomes studies), Dr Johnny Huard (stem cell and platelet-rich plasma research) and Dr Christopher Harner (meniscus).
In August, 2014, Prof. Kopf completed his residency at the Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charité – University Medicine in Berlin, Germany. At the affiliated research institute; the Julius Wolff Institute, he continued performing research in the field of sports medicine.
In 2016, Prof. Kopf finished his PhD on bone tunnel location in anatomic ACL reconstruction and in 2019 he was awarded his professorship in Sports Traumatology and Sports Orthopaedics at the Brandenburg Medical School, where he has practiced since 2017 in the Center of Orthopaedics and Traumatology at Brandenburg an der Havel.
Prof. Kopf is a member of many international societies including ESSKA, the German Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA), AOSSM, ISAKOS, Magellan Society, German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma (DGOU), and the German Association of Traumatology (DGU).
In 2015, he was awarded the four-weeks-long AOSSM-ESSKA Traveling Fellowship.
Prof. Kopf and his wife, Nadine, are the parents to three children; Benedict (4), Luise (3) and Laurin (1). In his free time, he enjoys participating in all types of sports activities.
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