Outstanding achievement award for Professor Bentley

Professor George Bentley, RNOH

Professor George Bentley, Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedics at the Institute of Orthopaedics, UCL/Stanmore and the RNOH, has been awarded the British Orthopaedic Research Society’s (BORS’s) Presidential Award for outstanding achievements to British Orthopaedic Research.

Professor Bentley graduated from the University of Sheffield and carried out his medical training at Oxford and Oswestry followed by a period in the United States in Pittsburgh. He returned to Oxford as a Reader and then moved to Liverpool as Professor of Orthopaedics & Traumatology.

In 1982, he was appointed Head of the Institute of Orthopaedics and Consultant Surgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.
His previous achievements include:

  • President of the BORS
  • President of the British Orthopaedic Association
  • President of the European Federation of Orthopaedics & Traumatology
  • Vice President of the Royal College of Surgeons.

He has recently edited a 7 volume text-book on European Surgical Orthopaedics & Traumatology.

Professor Bentley was given the Presidential Award at the BORS Annual Conference in Liverpool in September for his outstanding work and pioneering contribution to Cartilage Transplantation and Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. A very deserving recipient!

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