Prof. Dr. Wassim Khan


Wasim Khan is a University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has a research interest in stem cell sources, characterisation, differentiation and clinical applications. His clinical interest is in Knee injuries and disease, especially cartilage and meniscal defects. He aims to identify better ways of treating cartilage and meniscal lesions in the knee and developing cell-based treatments.

Wasim was awarded a MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship to complete his PhD looking at chondrogenesis in MSCs under the supervision of Professor Tim Hardingham at the University of Manchester. He was awarded the Syme Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons. Wasim then completed an Orthopaedic Academic Clinical Training programme at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and University College London, where he was a Lecturer from 2010-14 under the supervision of Professor David Marsh and Professor Tim Briggs. Wasim has completed national (Bristol and Cardiff) and international (USA, Europe and Australia) clinical and research fellowships. He has authored over 300 papers, 50 chapters and 5 books.

Honorary Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Cambridge, UK
Contact for One on One clinical training
Scientific Board Member
Mail: [email protected]
Phone: +1 (954) 716-2140


Honorary Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics, Addenbrooke’s Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge:

February 2016 to date

University Lecturer in Trauma & Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine,

Cambridge University, Cambridge: February 2016 to date


PG Dip Clinical Education, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow/ eduQual 2015

CCT, Trauma & Orthopaedics, General Medical Council 2015


MacKay JW, Kaggie JD, Treece GM, McDonnell SM, Khan W, Roberts AR, Janiczek RL, Graves MJ, Turmezei TD, McCaskie AW, Gilbert FJ. Three-Dimensional Surface-Based Analysis of Cartilage MRI Data in Knee Osteoarthritis: Validation and Initial Clinical Application.

J Magn Reson Imaging. 2020 Oct;52(4):1139-1151. doi: 10.1002/jmri.27193. Epub 2020 May 24. PMID: 32447815.

Agarwal N, To K, McDonnell S, Khan W. Clinical and Radiological Outcomes in Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

J Arthroplasty. 2020 Nov;35(11):3393-3409.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2020.03.005. Epub 2020 Mar 11. PMID: 32234326.


Lu V, Tennyson M, Zhang J, Khan W. Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicles in Tendon and Ligament Repair-A Systematic Review of In Vivo Studies.

Cells. 2021 Sep 27;10(10):2553. doi: 10.3390/cells10102553. PMID: 34685532; PMCID: PMC8533909.

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