Vladimir Bobić is a Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon in full-time clinical and surgical practice. He is the Director and founder of Chester Knee Clinic and Cartilage Repair Centre. The clinic, founded in 1996, is based at the Grosvenor Hospital in Chester, where it is recognised as an ISAKOS-approved teaching centre. Professor Bobić has over twenty five years of extensive experience in all aspects of knee surgery, including arthroscopic surgery, ligament reconstruction, knee arthroplasty, and particularly in articular cartilage repair. Prof Bobić is an internationally recognised expert and one of the UK’s clinical pioneers in knee articular cartilage repair. His clinical and surgical practice includes all contemporary articular cartilage repair technologies like subchondral drilling (microfracture), OATS (autologous osteochondral grafting, which is often combined with implantation of autologous bone marrow aspirate), AMIC (deep subchondral drilling combined with collagen ChondroGide membrane), ACI (autologous chondrocyte implantation or characterized chondrocyte implantation) and various autologus stem cell-based therapies.