Prof Jon Patricios

Prof Patricios has been in sports medicine practice for 28 years. He is currently Director of Waterfall Sports Orthopaedic Surgery in Johannesburg and Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg where he leads the Wits Sport and Health (WiSH) Research Group.

Jon is founder and Director of Sports Concussion South Africa, sports concussion consultant to World Rugby, a board member of the international Concussion in Sports Group and Co-chair of the scientific committee for the International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport. Most recently he was on the independent concussion advisory panel for the FIFA 2022 World Cup and in 2023 joined UEFA’s Head Injury Advisory Committee.

He is an editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine and served 2 terms as President of the South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA). Jon has been team physician to school, club, provincial and international sports teams in rugby, cricket, soccer, athletics and basketball.

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