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Dr Harry Papagapiou is a specialist orthopedic surgeon practicing at Life Fourways Hospital, Busamed Modderfontein and Cure Day Clinic in Fourways. He is currently the resident surgeon at the Sports Injury Clinic at Cedar Tree Medical Centre.
Qualifying as an M.D through Witwatersrand University in 2005, and as an orthopedic surgeon early in 2014, further super-specializing in the field of knee reconstruction, he has a wide range of experience in traumatology as well as bone and joint surgery. Furthermore, being a fellowship trained knee surgeon focusing on knee and sports surgery, he specialises in cartilage and ligament restorative or reconstructive surgical procedures, in addition to joint replacements including a wide spectrum of arthroplasty options.
Current trends aim to preserve native joint anatomy in order to enhance longevity, kinematics and functionality in today's era of more active lifestyles.
Dr.Papagapiou's interest in latest trends and advancements such as modern surgical techniques and 3D printing technology, in addition to computer navigated and robotic assisted surgery are examples of modern global developments that facilitate in delivering these expectations.
Recent drive towards robotic knee surgery is one of his expertise and he is a certified user of the NAVIO robotics system. Patient specific instrumentation (PSI) using 3-D printing engineering are examples of cutting edge technology in his scope of practice. He has affiliations with the following organisations: He is a current member of the South African Orthopedic Association (SAOA) and a member of the South African Knee Society (SAKS).