Southport Surgeon’s FIFA fellowship July 14th, 2016 webteam Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Adnan (left) with Dr Olivier Courage Southport Surgeon’s FIFA fellowship England may have left the Euros early but a Southport-based surgeon had extra time as a guest of FIFA. Adnan Saithna is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. He specialises in sports injuries of the knee and all aspects of shoulder surgery. He was invited to spend three weeks at centres of excellence in France after being awarded a prestigious travelling fellowship by BOSTAA (the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association) for his work in sports injury surgery. Adnan spent time at the FIFA Centre for Medical Excellence in Lyon and also the Clinique Generale d’Annecy. He said: “The fellowship provided me with excellent further training in managing sports injuries in professional athletes. I was able to work alongside world experts to learn innovative new techniques designed to improve the outcomes of patients undergoing knee and shoulder surgery. “I also learned many technical tips and tricks and new arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery skills that will be useful to share with my colleagues here and therefore directly benefit a large number of patients treated by the Trust.” Adnan met Dr Olivier Courage, who is a leading figure in the treatment of sports injuries and is President of the French Arthroscopy Society. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!