Søren Kold, M.D., Ph.D.
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Søren Kold, MD, PhD is a professor and consultant at Department of Orhtopaedics, Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark. He is head of the Limb Lengthening and Reconstructive Unit and is head of the Orthopaedic Research Unit at Aalborg University. In 2004, after completing a Ph.D. in bone-implant research, Søren Kold was introduced to the magical world of limb lengthening and reconstruction by Dr. Stenild Christensen at Aalborg University Hospital. Experiencing the enormous regenerative potential of bone totally changed his career. After fellow-ships in trauma and children's orthopaedics, he established in 2015 a Reconstruction Unit at Aarhus University. Since 2017 he has been Professor and Head of the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Unit at Aalborg University Hospital. The primary research focus is reducing complications and patient discomfort in complex treatments. Current research areas are individualized treatment in limb deformity correction, limb lengthening, bone transport and bone healing. Using the research experience of introducing new surgical techniques from animal research to clinical practice, Søren Kold is dedicated to an innovative approach in medical devices. The goal is to identify predictors for patient safety through continuous home-based monitoring of the treatment.
No financial relationships have been disclosed.