Prof. Stefano Zaffagnini


Prof. Stefano Zaffagnini

Knee Surgery Consultant - Visiting Surgeon

Prof. Stefano Zaffagnini is Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University Of Bologna, Italy, and is an orthopedic surgeon specialized in sports traumatology, knee and shoulder surgery, and arthroscopic surgery. He completed a Sport Medicine, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Research. Fellowship with Prof F Fu and Prof S Woo in 1993 at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, and in 1997 was an ESSKA AOSSM travelling Fellow in the USA, visiting sports medicine medical centers in New York, London (Ontario), Richmond, Memphis, Atlanta, Cincinnati and San Francisco. Dr Zaffagnini has qualifications from all around Europe and the USA, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers.


  • MD. University of Bologna- 1987
  • Specialization in Orthopeadics and Traumatology,  University of Bologna- 1992
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Orthopeadic Research at the University of Pittsburgh/ USA


Career Achievements

  • Member of the Italian Society of Orthopeadics and Traumatology SIOT
  • Member of the Italian Society of Knee Arthroscopy, Sports Cartilage and Orthopeadic Technologies
  • Member of the the Italian Society of Arthroscopy SIA
  • Member of the Italian Orthopeadic Research Society IORS
  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopeadic Surgeons AAOS
  • Member of the American Orthopeadic Society of Sports Medicine AOSSM
  • Member of the European Society of Sports Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy ESSKA
  • Member of the International Cartilage Research Society ICRS
  • Member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee and Orthopeadic Surgery ISAKOS