David Dejour

Medical Doctor, Orthopedic Knee Surgeon
Lyon-Ortho-Clinic LYON FRANCE
David DEJOUR Is head Director of Lyon-Ortho-Clinic since 1996.
He is known worldwide for his pioneering research on patellofemoral joint, knee ACL, and
Patellofemoral joint in degenerative Knee.
He is currently the President of ESSKA (European Society of Sport traumatology, Knee
Arthroscopy), he has been involved in the board of the Francophone Arthroscopy Society
(SFA) and the French National society (SOFCOT).
His primary interest is knee sport’s traumatology and pain. He published the worldwide
classification of Trochlear dysplasia and described several original surgical procedures for
it. He published numerous scientific studies about ACL reconstruction, return to sport and
muscle recovery after sport’s trauma.
His medical center is dedicated to professional and recreational sport player in soccer,
rugby, basket, handball, running teams and fighting sports. Each years Lyon-Ortho-Clinic
trained fellows, residents, and visitors under his supervision.
His secondary interest is the future of all these athletes with degenerative knees. He has
done some research on osteotomies and partial or total knee arthroplasty to keep them on
daily active and sport’s life.