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INVITATION TO INAUGURAL LECTURE

Tibial Osteotomies: The Inability of Weight Bearing X-Rays to Predict Accurate Correction

by G. Klaud Miller, Clinical Professor of Surgery at Swedish Hospital, Chicago | Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences, University of Nicosia Medical School

Introduction by Professor Panos Economou, Clinical Professor of Surgery at UNIC Medical School

This presentation will cover tibial osteotomies.  Professor Miller will incorporate his recent paper on the inability of weight bearing x-rays to predict accurate correction. He will start with a brief literature review on total knees versus tibial osteotomies and then present his latest findings. In addition a video on an inexpensive radiolucent elbow support for arthroscopy and elbow surgery will be presented.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Professor G. Klaud Miller is a clinical faculty member of the UNIC Medical School at Swedish Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.  He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and the medical director of Windy City Orthopedics and Sports Medicine on the north side of Chicago for almost 30 years. He practises at Swedish Hospital and St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois and the North Shore Surgicenter in Lincolnwood, Illinois.

His practice includes all aspects of orthopaedics except spine surgery. His subspecialties include all aspects of sports medicine/arthroscopy as well as joint replacement, hand/foot and trauma surgery.

Professor Miller received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School as a member of the six-year Honours Programme in Medical Education, and completed his residency training there as well. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine, arthroscopy and knee reconstruction in Los Angeles and was one of the first fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists in the Chicago area.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength & Conditioning Association and the American Running Association. He was a charter member of the International Arthroscopy Association, now known as ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopedic Sports Medicine).

After almost 30 years of service, Prof Miller retired as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Northwestern University Medical School. He has published multiple papers in scientific journals and presented his work at numerous national orthopaedic meetings. As an Associate Editor of the Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery, he continues to participate in disseminating the latest clinical and scientific research to orthopaedic surgeons worldwide.

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