Daniël Saris (Past President of ICRS) is a specialized knee surgeon. He graduated from University of Amsterdam Medical School. During orthopedic residency dr. Saris did a fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN USA and subsequently completed a PhD at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands that introduced the now generally accepted concept of joint homeostasis.
As staff member in the department of Orthopaedics at the UMC Utrecht he started The Mobility Clinic. An academical expert clinic for Musculoskeletal care and research. Prof dr Saris is management team member of the RM & stem cells focus at the UMC Utrecht and head of the orthopaedic residency program there. Patient centered progress is the central motief in his vision and work.