Dr. Guri Ekås is an orthopedic surgeon and sports physician specializing in knee injuries. Guri combines clinical and academic work, with a focus on the knee joint and ACL injuries, particularly in the pediatric population.
She works as a consultant at Akershus University Hospital in Norway. Guri finalized her PhD in June 2019: “Long-term outcomes after ACL injury during childhood” and is currently waiting for the defense. As part of this project, she has conducted clinical, functional and radiological follow-up of 50 young adults who have sustained an ACL injury during childhood.
Guri participated at the recent 2018 IOC Consensus statement on Management of Pediatric ACL injuries. She and her co-workers have also performed a systematic review on secondary meniscal injuries after ACL injury. Furthermore, she has been involved in sports medicine since 2010, working as a team physician for soccer, cycling and skiing.
She is currently team physician for the national ski jumping teams in Norway. Her affiliations are Akershus University hospital, University of Oslo and Oslo Sports Trauma Research Centre (OSTRC).
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