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“Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.”

“Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.”

Geistlich hosting –
AMIC & AMMR Instructional Course

Geistlich hosting –

AMIC & AMMR Instructional Course

Joint Operations education & learning courses - Nantes

We are delighted to be back in person and back in the lab gaining valuable hands-on experience. We look forward to meeting you face to face once again for the return of the JO educational series.

This course hosted by Geistlisch provides an amazing opportunity to learn in a state of the art lab facility with a world-renowned faculty.  we hope you get everything you need from the visit and we are here to facilitate you in doing so, within this page find out more about the course, supporting product information and educational videos. 

Please do get in touch at any stage if you have any questions about this visitation.

Expert Faculty

Expert Faculty

Mark Farndon

Mark is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, lower limb specialist based in Harrogate.

He focuses on all aspects of foot and ankle conditions, including complex primary and revision surgery, deformity correction, arthrodesis and sports injuries.

He also offers arthroscopic knee surgery and knee replacement.

Private consultations and surgery available in Harrogate and Leeds

See Mark Farndons LinkedIn profile Here

Tomasz Piontek

Consultant, Prof Rehasport Sports Medicine

Graduate of the Poznan University of Medical Sciences. A first degree of specialisation in orthopaedics and traumatology in 1999, four years later, a second degree of specialisation, and in 2003, defending his doctoral thesis. Tomasz Piontek is an international trainer of arthroscopic knee and hip surgical techniques. Since 2006, Tomasz Piontek has been a doctor at Rehasport Clinic. Previously, he had worked, among others, in the Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics in Poznan, was the first football physician of Amica Wronki, and in Lech Poznan. He had completed internships in Balgrist University Clinic in Zurich, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of Sports Medicine, Queens Medical Centre in the UK, and the University of Pittsburgh- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, in the United States. In 2005 he achieved his Phd Title, and in 2015, Habilitation. He is interested in sport orthopaedic medicine, especially the treatment of lower limb injuries. He and his team have developed the method and technique of AMIC ( Authologus Matrix Induce Chondrogenesi) in the knee, hip and talus, in an all Arthroscopic procedure; regeneration of meniscus treatment with collagen membrane; Achilles reconstruction with percutaneous methods in large and chronic ruptures using free tendons.
See Tomasz Piontek on LinkedIn HERE

Justus Gille

Prof. Dr. Justus Gille is Head of Arthroscopy, Joint Surgery, and Sports Medicine at the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (UHSH) in Germany

As a pioneer in arthroscopic AMIC , Prof. Gille has demonstrated the replicability of the technique in studies and shares his knowledge as a professor and colleague in courses and workshops.

See Justus Gille on LinkedIn Here

Accommodation & Weather

Accommodation & Weather

 Stare Miasto, Stawna 12, 61-759 Poznań, Poland

Hotel –Hotel PURO Poznań

To see more of your lovely accommodation click HERE

The weather for the duration of your trip looks to dry with sunny spells. temps around 15

For the most up to date weather report click HERE

Agenda & Expert information

Course Plan

Coming Soon

Covid-19 travel restrictions

Travel Restrictions to Poland

A message from Jade Davies Joint Operations Executive assistant:

Travel advice to date 17th November 2021

Please read through the following information before your trip. I’m on hand should you have any queries. My contact details are at the bottom of this dropdown.

Before travel, you are required to fill in a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) complete it HERE

Demonstrating your COVID-19 status

If you are fully vaccinated with a vaccination approved for use in the EU, you are exempt from quarantine on arrival in Poland but must present evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination at the border and 14 days must have passed since your final dose. ‘Fully vaccinated’ is understood as the administration of two doses of AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna or one dose of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine.

Poland will accept the UK’s proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record. If you are travelling with a printed PDF proof of vaccination status, it must date from 1 November to ensure that the certificate can be scanned successfully. Your NHS appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.

find further information on Covid-19 from UK Government HERE

Before you travel to England – fully vaccinated

Before you travel to England you must:

You can choose a lateral flow test or a PCR test.

You will need to enter your COVID-19 test booking reference number on your passenger locator form.

If you will be in England for less than 2 days you still need to book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 test.

When you arrive in England – fully vaccinated

After you arrive in England you must take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2. The day you arrive is day 0.

You must book this test before you travel.

If the test result is positive – lateral flow test

If you booked a lateral flow test and the result is positive, you must take a PCR test to confirm the result. You must self-isolate until you get the result of the PCR test.

If the PCR test result is positive, you must self-isolate for 10 full days. The day you took the lateral flow test is day 0. Members of your household may also be asked to self-isolate.

If the test result is positive – PCR test

If you booked a PCR test and the result is positive, you must self-isolate for 10 full days. The day of the test is day 0. Members of your household may also be asked to self-isolate.

 If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact me on:”


tel: 01793 575 050 Ex3139

mob: 07375 026 342

Wishing you all the best for your trip to Poznan! 

Location: Poznan

Next Event: 30th June 2022 @ 09.00 am

  • AMIC Talus Chondrogide – Product page 

  • AMIC Knee Chondrogide – Product page 

  • AMMR Chondrogide – Product page 

  • ROCKstar portfolio  

  • Meniscus portfolio 

A recently present poster at BOFAS from Mark Farndon, demonstrating that even larger OLT  in zones 4 and 6, including those with a significant cystic component, can be accessed safely and treated without the need for malleolar osteotomy or ligament release. 

Joint Operations Conatacts

To learn more about this event get in touch with your local Joint Operations sales manager find them click the ‘people button to find their details. alternatively, contact Jade or Jim directly for more information.

Jade DaviesJade Davies

Jade Davies

Executive Assistant – Orthopaedics

Jade joined the Joint Operations Family in June 2021 as an Executive Assistant for Richard Forster and the Orthopaedic team. With 10 years of experience in administrative support roles, Jade’s organisational skills and versatile admin experience means she is well equipped to support the Orthopaedic team with all of their administrative needs. 

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Jim Carr

Group Marketing Manager

Jim leads the Marketing team at Joint Operations. This is a multifaceted role, producing the material with which we communicate, our education programme and evolving the strategic development of the business. 

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M.Farndon AMIC Talus 

M. Walther Mini Open Talus 

Mr. Howell AMIC knee


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