Mr. Panos Thomas
MD, CCST (Orth),
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mr Thomas qualified from the Medical School, University of Athens,
in 1984. He completed his training in Orthopaedic Surgery rotating in
hospitals in Nottingham, Derby and Leeds. In 1995 he was appointed as a
Senior Lecturer, Hon. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Edinburgh. Since
1996 he has been practising as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the
Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, London.
Mr Thomas is the Director
of the MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine, UCL since its launch in 1999.
He has taken part in the design of the Sports and Exercise Medicine
Specialty and also he is a member of the Specialty Training Committee in
London for this Specialty, leading the training of doctors in West London.
He is the Academic Secretary of the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma
He is the Editor of the Sports Orthopaedic
Section for the Electronic NHS National Library, evaluating all related
Sports Surgery projects presented prior to publication. He has widely
presented and published articles related to Knee and Sports Surgery. He is
the author of the book “Key Topics in Sports Medicine” published in 2006
His main experience and interest is in Knee Surgery:
knee arthroscopy, osteotomy, Primary and Revision total knee replacement
and in particular knee ligament surgery such as ACL Reconstruction, PCL
Reconstruction and multiple ligament problems. His other sports surgery
expertise includes: hip arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy, compartment
syndrome decompression and post-trauma management.
Mr Thomas has
been involved with the treatment of elite athletes. He advises Arsenal FC,
Barnet FC, MK Dons, Brentford FC and Wycombe Wanders FC. Also, he provides
advice to the British Fencing, British Ski Federation, British American
Football League and other sport organisations.
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