Professor Fares Haddad
Professor Fares Haddad is a Hip and Knee Reconstructive Orthopaedic and Sports Surgeon at University College Hospitals (UCH). He is Divisional Clinical Director of Surgical Specialties at UCH and Director of the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health at University College London. Professor Haddad has presented and published widely on key aspects of hip, knee and sports surgery and continues to lead a clinical research group with interests in hip and knee joint preservation after injury, the genetic influences on bone and tendon, prosthetic design and performance and outcomes measurement after hip / knee surgery and sports injuries. He is editor in chief of the Bone and Joint Journal and is on the editorial board of The Journal of Arthroplasty, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons and Hospital Medicine. He has been elected as a Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
Professor Sebastien Lustig
Born in Nancy, France, Professor Lustig completed his orthopaedic training in Lyon, and after completion of this training he spent one year studying knee surgery with Prof David Parker and Dr Myles Coolican in Sydney, Australia. He also spent 6 months visiting other centres of excellence in Hip and Knee surgery in Europe and North America.
Professor Lustig began his practice in Lyon in 2006 at the Albert Trillat Center with his mentor, Professor Philippe Neyret, specialising exclusively in disorders of hip and knee joint. He has a specific interest in research and completed his PhD in biomechanics in 2010, thanks to his research on Computer assisted surgery and Total Knee Arthroplasty. He has published over 200 journal articles and 80 chapters in orthopaedic textbooks. Professor Lustig is actively involved in a number of international orthopaedic organisations, including committee appointments for ISAKOS (International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Chair of Knee Arthroplasty Committee since 2017), ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee surgery and Arthroscopy, Past U45 committee Chair), EKS (Funding and and Board Member of the European Knee Society, Chair of the Travelling Fellowship Committee) and EHS (European Hip Society). Professor Lustig was nominated as Full Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Lyon in 2014, and he is now the director of the Orthopedic Program.
Performing over 800 arthroplasties per year, Professor Lustig’s current practice is focused on hip and knee joint replacement. He has a special interest in rapid recovery, partial knee replacement, robotic assisted surgery, and revision surgery. Outside of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor Lustig enjoys golf, tennis, skiing, swimming, running, as well as spending time with his gorgeous wife and 3 children.