Born in Nancy, France, Prof. Sebastien Lustig completed his orthopaedic training in Lyon, and after completion of this training he spent one year studying knee surgery with Prof. David Parker and Dr Myles Coolican in Sydney, Australia. He also spent almost three months visiting other centres of excellence in Hip and Knee surgery in Europe (Rizzoli Institute, Bologne, Italy), Canada (Londo Ontario) and USA (including Mayo Clinic, RUSH (Chicago), HSS (NewYork), OrthoCarolina, Philadelphia, Colombus, Denver, San Francisco, Vail …).
Prof. Lustig began his practice in Lyon in 2006 at the Albert Trillat Center with his mentor, Prof. Philippe Neyret, specialising exclusively in disorders of hip and knee joint.
He has a specific interest in research and completed his PhD in biomechanics in 2010, thanks to his research on Computer assisted surgery and Total Knee Arthroplasty. He has had over 200 original research presentations, and over 80 invited presentations at national and international conferences. He has published over 190 studies in prestigious orthopaedic journals indexed on Medline and 80 chapters in orthopaedic textbooks. He is involved in two academic degree in France (bone and joint infection and knee surgery).
Prof. Lustig is actively involved in a number of international orthopaedic organisations, including committee appointments for ISAKOS (International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, chair of Knee Arthroplasty Committee), ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee surgery and Arthroscopy), EKS (European Knee Society, chair of Travelling Fellowship Committee) and EHS (European Hip Society). He is also board member of the French Hip and Knee Society. Thanks to these achievements, Dr Lustig was nominated as Full Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Lyon in 2014.
Performing over 800 arthroplasties per year, Prof. Lustig’s current practice is focused on hip and knee joint replacement. He has a special interest in rapid recovery, robotic assisted surgery, and revision surgery.
Outside of orthopaedic surgery, Prof. Lustig enjoys golf, tennis, skiing, swimming, running, as well as spending time with his wife and three children.
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