Karl Eriksson is senior consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Stockholm South Hospital and Associate Professor at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. He also has a position at the private practise Stockholm Knee Academy at Sophiahemmet, Stockholm. His current clinical practice profile is within open and arthroscopic knee surgery. Karl Eriksson obtained his medical degree in 1988 from Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm/ UCLA Medical School, LA, the US. He became specialist in orthopedic surgery in 1994, completed his PhD in 2001 and became Associate Professor in 2010.
Karl Eriksson has the following international committee appointments: ISAKOS knee committee, ISAKOS Sports medicine committee, ESSKA Academy, ESSKA Arthroscopy committee, and ESSKA Scientific committee review board. Within sports medicine, he has been the chief team physician for the Swedish national cross country ski team 1993-2002, Olympic team doctor for the Swedish Olympic team 1994 and 1998 as well as team doctor for professional soccer teams 1990-2012.
Ass. Prof. Eriksson is a member of Episurf Medical’s Clinical Advisory Board.