Nat Rep for Norway

Arild Aamodt, MD PhD
Head of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Lovisenberg Hospital
0440 Oslo, Norway

Dr. Arild Aamodt attended pre-medical school in Münster, Germany and completed medical school at the University of Oslo. After internship he specialized in general surgery, followed by orthopaedic training and specialization at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Trondheim University Hospital. He was appointed as head of the same orthopaedic department and professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim in 2006. In 2011 he relocated to Oslo to serve as consultant
orthopaedic surgeon and professor at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Lovisenberg Hospital, from 2015 also as head of orthopaedics.

He has been Nat Rep for Norway for 7 years, following professor Pål Benum – one of the founding members of EHS. The two collaborated, both clinically and scientifically, for several years and developed the Unique® customized femoral stem in the mid-nineties. The stem has been used in more than 1500 hips with structural deformities and can show a 10-year survivorship of more than 97%, according to the combined Nordic Hip Registry.