The Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee

This month’s ‘11 in 11’ session features Dr Simon Young. Dr Young is an Orthopaedic Surgeon based at Axis Sports Medicine Specialists, a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence in Auckland, New Zealand. He has a subspecialty interest in knee surgery, specifically the management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries. Dr Young also has an academic position at the University of Auckland. In this talk he will talk about the Anterolateral Ligament and its role in ACL reconstruction.

About Dr Simon Young

Centre of Excellence:
Axis and UniSports Sports Medicine, Auckland, New Zealand

Medical Specialty:
Orthopaedic Surgeon

General information:
Simon is a New Zealand trained orthopaedic surgeon. He completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at Stanford University and an Arthroplasty fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. While at Stanford he served as Team Physician at the Stanford Sports Medicine Clinic, providing orthopaedic care to the San Francisco 49ers NFL team and Stanford College Football team and was an attending physician at the Rose Bowl.  Simon is a Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedics at Auckland University and has a Consultant public appointment at North Shore Hospital. He is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on orthopaedic surgery.


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Le ligament croisé antérieur est un important stabilisateur du GENOU notamment lors des mouvements brusques
Le ligament antero latéral joue un grand rôle dans la reconstruction du ligament croisé antérieur
Après une rupture du LAC il y a une probabilité d une atteinte du ligament antero latéral s il n est pas vu et traite le GENOU sera toujours instable