Christian Lattermann, MD
University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
Christian Lattermann is Vice Chairman for Orthoapedic Research and Associate Professor for Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at the University of Kentucky. He is the Founder and Director of the Center for Cartilage Repair and Restoration at UK and is the Team Physician for two NCAA Division one colleges (University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University). Dr. Lattermann began his training at Hannover Medical School in Germany and subsequently did a 2 ½ year research and clinical fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. Dr. Lattermann decided to continue his career in the USA and finished an Orthopaedic Residency and a subsequent Sports Medicine and Cartilage Repair fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh and Rush University. He worked with Drs. Freddie Fu, Christopher Harner, Chris Evans, Bernhard Bach and Brian Cole during this time.
Since 2006 he is at the University of Kentucky and has built a strong clinical research program. He is an expert in cartilage repair, outcomes research and clinical trials. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers, over 20 book chapters and currently holds grant funding from the National Institute of Health, Arthritis Foundation of America, NFL charities and the Physical Therapy Association of America.