Professor Franck Accadbled, MD. PhD, is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Hôpital des Enfants, Toulouse University Hospital, France. His clinical interests are in paediatric orthopaedics and trauma, especially of the lower limb, sport injuries, limb lengthening and growing spine deformities. His research interests are focused on biomechanics.
He qualified from Toulouse School of Medicine and he became Specialist Registrar on Toulouse University Hospital. He was trained as an Orthopedic surgeon specialized in Knee Arthroscopy, then accomplished a clinical fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics and trauma at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaïde, Australia.
He then started as an assistant professor and was appointed as a professor in Toulouse in 2012. He is currently the treasurer of SOFOP, French Pediatric Orthopedics Association, chairman of EPOS (European Paediatric Orthopaedics Society) Sport’s medicine Study Group, and EPOS Scientific Committee.