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Invited speakers: 

Dr Joel Mayerson, James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University School of Medicine in Columbus, USA

Joel Mayerson, MD is a professor of orthopaedic surgery and an orthopaedic oncologist at the James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University School of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio, USA. His undergraduate education was completed at the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio. His education also included one year as an exchange student at the University of Salford in Manchester UK. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his orthopaedic surgical residency training at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio and a fellowship in adult and pediatric orthopaedic oncology at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington with Dr. Ernest “Chappie” Conrad. Over the past 23 years, Dr. Mayerson has held many institutional and national orthopaedic leadership roles. At The James he is currently the Associate Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of Surgical Services for the entire cancer program at Ohio State University. This is the 3rd largest free standing cancer hospital in the USA. In addition, he serves as Medical Director of Sarcoma Services at The James. He is Past-President of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society in North America and Past President of the Ohio Orthopaedic Society. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors and Chair-elect of the AAOS Board of Councilors. He has authored over 135 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and made over 125 international, national, and regional presentations.

Dr Anish Patel, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Anish Patel is a musculoskeletal radiologist working at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital since 2017. Prior to this he was a consultant radiologist working in Exeter. His interests include musculoskeletal imaging, orthopaedic oncology imaging and musculoskeletal intervention.

Prof Zhaoming Ye, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China 

We are delighted to welcome Professor Ye to the 2023 BOOS Conference. Professor Ye is a Consultant Orthopaedic Oncology Surgeon and Departmental lead working in the Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Zhejiang, China. The department comprises 23 orthopaedic oncologists and serves a population of approximately 70 million, delivering around 2000 sarcoma related procedures per annum. He is the President of the Zhejiang Orthopaedics Association and President of the Sarcoma Society of the Zhejiang Association for Cancer Treatment.
Professor Ye has an outstanding academic track record, is Chairman of the Institute of Orthopaedic Research at Zhejiang University and has over 150 publications on Pubmed covering a wide range of clinical and basic science subjects. 

Dr Peng Lin, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China 

Dr Lin is a senior orthopaedic oncology trainee from the Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Zhejiang, China. He has completed 10 years of postgraduate training in Orthopaedic Surgery and is specialising in Orthopaedic Oncology. He has been a visiting fellow at RNOH, Stanmore in 2023.

Alex Trompeter, St George’s University Hospital

Alex Trompeter works at St George’s University Hospital in London and holds the position of Honorary Reader in Orthopaedic Surgery at St George’s University of London. His specific clinical interests are the management of complex fractures, bone infection, non-union, deformity correction and limb lengthening. He works closely with plastic surgeons for many cases. He has a regular ortho-plastic-microbiology MDT clinic as well as delivering the region’s amputation service. 

Alex graduated from Guy’s and St Thomas’ medical school in 2003. He completed his specialist training in trauma and orthopaedics in the South West Thames rotation in 2012. He won the Sir Walter Mercer Gold Medal for the FRCS examinations in 2011. Alex undertook specialist fellowship training in trauma and limb reconstruction in the UK (Liverpool and Chertsey) and overseas (Calgary, Canada). He was awarded the Braun travelling fellowship to the Massachusetts General Hospital, USA, by the British Orthopaedic Association, and a travelling fellowship to the Oxford Bone Infection Unit by the British Limb Reconstruction Society.

Alex is actively involved in education locally, nationally and internationally. He regularly teaches and lectures in his specialist areas. He is Training Program Director for the South West London Orthopaedic Rotation, sits on the BLRS Research Committee and the BOA Clinical Standards Committee (responsible for producing BOASTS). Alex is also actively involved in academic research and is widely published in his field. In his spare time he tries to go running, learn the guitar, coach cricket and make salami.