Prof. Vladimir Bobić specialized in orthopedics

Prof. Vladimir Bobić

Consultant Orthopedic Knee Surgeon and the founder of Chester Knee Clinic and Cartilage Repair Centre, UK.

Country United Kingdom
Speciality Orthopedics
Subspeciality Orthopedic Knee Surgery
Experience 1996 years
Languages English

Prof. Vladimir Bobić is a Consultant Orthopedic Knee Surgeon and the founder of Chester Knee Clinic and Cartilage Repair Centre, Chester, UK. He has extensive experience in all aspects of knee surgery, including arthroscopic surgery, ligament reconstruction and knee arthroplasty. He specializes in articular cartilage repair by various advanced technologies.

Areas of expertise: Knee Sports Injuries, Knee Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Articular Cartilage Repair, Knee Stem Cell Therapies, Knee Platelet Rich Plasma Injections, Knee Hyaluronic Acid Injections, Knee Shock Wave Therapy, Knee Ligament Reconstruction including Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Knee replacement


Professor Bobic became a consultant knee orthopaedics at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital in 1996. In the same year, he founded Chester Knee Clinic & Cartilage Repair centre which is recognized as an international society of surgeons approved teaching centre. Professor Bobić is the inventor and instrument designer of Arthrex OATS (Osteochondral Autograft Transfer System) articular cartilage repair technology. He performed the first ACI (Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation) in the North West of England in 1998 and continues to perform a wide range of cartilage repair procedures in Chester. His clinical and surgical practice includes all recent articular cartilage repair technologies like subchondral drilling, OATS (autologous osteochondral grafting), ACI (autologous chondrocyte implantation) and autologous stem cell-based therapies. Professor Bobić has six years of experience with using autologous bone marrow aspirate in combination with deep subchondral drilling and autologous osteochondral grafting (OATS) for the treatment of mild to moderate distal femoral osteoarthritis. He organised the first regional seminar on the use of Autologous Stem Cell Therapies in Orthopaedics which was held in Chester in June 2013.

Experiences and Positions

2012 - Today

Visiting Professor of Orthopaedic Science and Medical Practice
University of Chester, UK.

2011 - Today

Founder & Moderator
Lamina Splendens Interest Group

1996 - Today

Orthopaedic Director
Chester Knee Clinic & Cartilage Repair Centre, UK.

1996 - 2002

Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital, UK.


Member of:

  • Founding Member, International Cartilage Repair Society
  • ICRS Diagnostic Imaging Work Group
  • ACL Study Group
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine 1996
  • Honorary Member, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Honorary Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Regenerative Medicine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons



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