prof. Stefano Zanasi

Orthopaedic surgeon

Stefano Zanasi

SPEAKER in Orthopedics panel

Professional statement

Professor Stefano Zanasi is a renowned orthopaedic surgeon and specialist in regenerative surgery and biotechnology. He practices internationally including at 9 Harley Street and the Weymouth Street Hospital in London. He specialises in advanced hip surgery and knee surgery, including revision arthroplasty and robotic-assisted techniques. He is also a hand surgery and microsurgery specialist and performs around 950 operations a year.

SPECIALITIES

Advanced Knee surgery

  • Regenerative Surgery –  in particular in the treatment of lower limb osteoarthritis through biological resurfacing of resorbable scaffolds perfused with combined mesenchymal stem cells in alternative to traditional implant arthroplasty
  • Concurrent bilateral or isolated unilateral partial knee arthroplasty (medial or lateral UNI, PFJ, BiUNI, bicompartmental knee arthroplasty)
  • Customised knee implant arthroplasty
  • Robotic knee implant arthroplasty
  • Revision total knee arthroplasty

Advanced Hip surgery

  • Concurrent bilateral or unilateral MIS neck preservation hip arthroplasty
  • Customised primary or revision hip implant arthroplasty
  • Robotic hip implant arthroplasty
  • Revision total hip arthroplasty

Regenerative medicine prolotherapy using combined stem cells

Professor Zanasi graduated with honours from the University of Modena in his native Italy in 1986 before undertaking further training and gaining post-graduate qualifications in Orthopaedics and Traumatology. He has published extensively, with his research on minimally invasive resurfacing implant arthroplasty, tissue engineering and biotechnologies being published in 146 journals in Italian, French and English, and three books.

Professor Zanasi has been appointed to a number of senior positions in hospitals where he has worked and has held professorships in Florence and currently in Bologna. He also serves as Technical Consultant for the Court of Modena, as well as performing consultancy work for major companies developing biotechnologies.

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