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Jon Patricios, MD is an associate professor in the Wits Faculty of Health Sciences and director of Wits Sport and Health (WiSH). He is also the current director of Waterfall Sports Orthopaedic Surgery in Johannesburg; 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 on the Scientific Committee for the International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine (UK) and the International Sports Medicine Federation. Jon serves on the advisory board of the Sports Health and Safety Institute at the University of Washington, Seattle. Apart from sports concussion, he has an interest in the pediatric and aging athlete, joint disease, tendinopathy, and exercise as an intervention in disease and injury. He is a deputy editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, and an associate editor for international journals Current Sports Medicine Reports (USA) and Neurosurgery. Jon served two terms as president of the South African Sports Medicine Association and has been team physician to school, club, provincial and international sports teams in rugby, cricket, soccer, cycling, athletics and basketball. He has been a member of the Cricket South Africa and SA Rugby medical committees and the Discovery Rockies Comrades Marathon Panel of experts and has served on tribunals for the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport.
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