Joint & Bone Initiative

Dr. Alan Getgood

Research Areas

Orthopaedic surgery, preclinical research focusing on joint preservation techniques, tissue engineering approaches to articular cartilage and meniscus regernation, design of preclinical models of joint injury and degeneration, translation of new technology into clinical practice, outcomes in articular cartilage repair and trials involved in improving outcome in ligament reconstruction.

Dr. Alan Getgood began his training at the University of Edinburgh where he qualified in 2000 before moving to England to complete his orthopedic residency and doctoral research at the University of Cambridge. After this he came to Canada and completed sports fellowship training at Banff Sport Medicine in Alberta and at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic here in London where he currently maintains a practice as an Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has also completed postings as a fellow in soft tissue reconstructive knee surgery in Coventry (UK) and as an Associate Professor at the University of Warwick where he specialized in complex knee surgery. He rejoined the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic in 2012.

Dr. Getgood occupies seats on the general board of the International Cartilage Repair Society and the Educational Committee of the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. His research interests include tissue engineering approaches to articular cartilage and meniscus regeneration and the design of preclinical models of joint injury and degeneration.