Romain Seil studied medicine in Luxembourg and Brussels. He trained in Belgium and Germany (Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Saarland Medical School, Homburg/Saar-Germany).
He gained a Diploma of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1998 and in Special Orthopaedic Surgery in 2001 at the Medical Association of Saarland, Germany. He wrote his doctoral thesis on meniscal repair in 2001 and his professoral thesis (habilitation) on anterior cruciate ligament injuries in children in 2003.
Romain has worked as an orthopaedic surgeon at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg since September 2004 where he acts as Head of the Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery and, from 2008, as Head of the Department of the Locomotor system. His main areas of clinical activity are orthopaedic sports medicine as well as primary and revision knee reconstructive surgery. He was appointed extraordinary professor in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Saarland in 2007. Romain has been co-director of the Luxembourg Olympic Medical Centre since 2008 and of the Sports Medicine Research Laboratory of the ‘Centre de Recherche Public – Santé’ since 2009.
He was chairman of the arthroscopy committee of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).
His scientific work deals with the analysis and improvement of diagnostic, surgical and non-surgical principles of overuse and sports-related joint injuries and diseases as well as on the investigation and promotion of primary and secondary prevention initiatives in sports medicine and joint surgery. Romain is editorial board member and reviewer of several scientific journals in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine. He authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. Romain’s interest in knee osteotomies started in the late 1990s where he collaborated closely with his colleague Professor Dietrich Pape in the field, a collaboration which continues through the biannual organization of an international osteotomy course in Luxembourg.
Monday 20th November
1100 Big Pivot = ramp medial, or Lateral root? What I do and why.
1825 Summary of the day and ESSKA 2018 invitation
Tuesday 21st November
0905 The paediatric ACL injury: treatment strategy
1200 Session 6 Moderator
1240 Roundtable DiscussionFull Programme