Dr. Alan Getgood is an orthopaedic surgeon and clinician scientist specializing in complex knee reconstruction. He completed his primary medical degree at the University of Edinburgh followed by orthopaedic residency and a research Doctorate (MD) at the University of Cambridge. His fellowship training included time in London (Ontario), Banff (Alberta) and Coventry (UK). In September 2012 he moved to Canada to work at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, University of Western Ontario.
Dr. Getgood's clinical practice focuses on complex soft tissue reconstruction of the knee. He has been successful in securing over 3 million dollars in peer reviewed and industry funded grants to build his pre-clinical and clinical research program focusing on joint preservation. Particular achievements include being awarded the ISAKOS/OREF multicentre research grant in 2014, the Ontario Early Researcher Award in 2016 and most recently the Albert Trillat Young Investigator award at ISAKOS 2017.
Dr. Getgood has authored over 60 peer-reviewed articles and numerous book chapters.He has given over 100 national and international conference presentations, lectures and demonstrations. He is a General Board Member of the ICRS, is Deputy Chair of the Sports Medicine Committee of ISAKOS and sits on the Education Committee of AOSSM. Dr. Getgood is also a founding member of the International Meniscus Reconstruction Forum (IMReF), and a member of the ACL study group of ESSKA.