Ilari NJ Pajamaki Dr.

English, Finnish, Swedish

Core competencies

  • Hip arthroscopy: femoroacetabular impingement, labrum repair and reconstruction
  • Knee arthroscopy: ACL/PCL/ MCL/PLC/MPFL reconstruction primary and revision, multiligament reconstruction, meniscus repair and resection, cartilage injuries
  • Trauma surgery: sub-speciality in pelvic and lower limb fracture treatment, post traumatic conditions, non-union and infection surgery
  • Sports-related injuries and conditions


Dr. Ilari Pajamaki has more than 10 years of experience in Orthopaedics and Traumatology. He completed his medical degree at Tampere University Medical School, Finland in 2003 and be-gan residency in Orthopaedics and Traumatology in 2006 at Tampere University Hospital, Fin-land. He gained comprehensive experience in the field of hip and knee arthroscopy surgery in Hatanpaa Hospital Arthroscopy Center, Finland during his work from 2007 to 2009, which at the time had accreditation of European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthrosco-py (ESSKA). During 2011-2018 he worked in Tampere University Hospital, which is the second largest University hospital in Finland with over 1000 beds and considered a level-I trauma cen-tre. After receiving his certificate as Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2013, he worked as a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon in the pelvic and lower limb unit of Tampere University Hospital. In 2015 he was named as the Head of Pelvic and Lower Limb Unit, and 2017 Deputy Chief in Orthopaedics and Traumatology department and Head of Trauma. He has worked full-time in the UAE since mid-2018. He is a member of Finnish Orthopedic Associa-tion, Finnish Trauma Association, AOTrauma Europe, Middle East and Africa and national level faculty member of AOTrauma Europe.

Dr. Ilari Pajamaki also has vast experience in the field of Sports Medicine. He has six years of experience as a Head of Medical Team of a Finnish National League ice-hockey team and suc-cessfully operated on numerous professional ice-hockey players and other athletes with hip and knee injuries/problems. He was appointed as Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery at MBRU.




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