Dr. Pascal’s Christel
Consultant Sports Medicine
Professor Pascal Christel is a former professor at Paris Didier Diderot University. For more than 30 years, his activity has been focused on sports and knee surgery. In France, he pioneered arthroscopy and performed his first case in 1980. Since then, he has performed more than 10,000 Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) and other ligament reconstructions training many residents and fellows.
He is a member of most of the prestigious international orthopedics, sports medicine, and arthroscopy societies. He was also a pioneer in double-bundle ACL reconstruction and is one of the fathers of the first double-bundle instrumentation available on the market.
For seven years in Dubai, his practice has not been limited to knee surgery but also covers all other sports injuries and orthopedics fields. He is a reviewer for the leading international sports medicine journals and a former board member of several French and European societies. For years he has organized and chaired many international surgical meetings. He has produced numerous peer-review articles and book chapters and currently has around 100 peer-reviewed papers by PubMed.
- 1986: Board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon
- 1983: Ph.D. (Anatomy)
- 1981: Medical Doctor Degree
- 1980: Master of Anatomy
- 1968: Bachelor’s in mathematics
- As a consultant of sports medicine Dr. Pascal treats a variety of acute and overuse injuries, such as sprains, strains, tendonitis, and fractures, as well as provide therapeutic injections, evaluate, and manage concussion, and counsel about a return to play.
- Providing nonoperative treatment of a variety of sports-related injuries and conditions, acute or chronic, adult, or great child.
- Treating athletes for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and meniscus injuries, shoulder dislocations, fractures, and other injuries using the most up-to-date techniques.
- Providing individualized rehabilitation plans that may help them return to their previous levels of performance and prevent future injuries.
- offering a variety of surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for athletes with damaged cartilage in the joints.
- Arthroscopic surgery of all joints, either large (shoulder, hip, knee) or small (elbow, wrist, ankle)
- Degenerative joint disease surgery
- Osteotomies around the knee
- Uni-compartmental knee replacement
- Joint replacement: shoulder, elbow, hip, knee.
- Joint fusion
- Revision surgery for failed primary surgery
- Foot and ankle surgery