A strong collaboration between International Knee & Joint Centre “IKJC” in Abu Dhabi and the Institute for Locomotion in France to share the clinical, research, teaching and innovation experiences in Knee surgery.

IKJC Locomotion Institute

The Institute for Locomotion is a research Institute dedicated to the research related to osteo-arthrititis, sport medicine and osteoporosis. The Institute for Locomotion has been recognized in 2017 as one of the International Society of Orthopaedic Centers (ISOC). It’s the only one in France and there is only a few in Europe and in the US

Professor Jean-Noel Argenson, Director of the Institute for Locomotion, from Marseille in France linked to the Aix-Marseille University (the biggest French-speaking University) based in south of France. Professor Argenson is the past-President and founding member of the European Knee Society. He founded the Institute for Locomotion with Professor Flecher and Professor Parratte in 2012 in Marseille.

Abu Dhabi, Thursday 18 October 2018

International Knee & Joint Centre is Centre of Excellence specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with knee and joint injuries and disorders for patients in the UAE and the Middle East the Centre is managed by Dr. Charles H Brown Jr., Director of IKJC is an orthopaedic surgeon certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery specializing in sports medicine. Dr. Brown is an internationally recognized authority on the treatment of knee ligament injuries and complex knee problems. Dr. Brown completed his orthopaedic training at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Training Program in Boston, Massachusetts.

Professor Sebastien Parratte Director of IKJC Arthroplasty Department with the team of the Institute for Locomotion submitted last week a scientific paper on the use of antibiotics in Porous metal for Total Knee arthroplasty to compete for an American Knee Society Award in 2019. A strong collaboration is starting between the IKJC and the Institute for Locomotion to share the clinical, research, teaching and innovation experiences in Knee surgery to raise the standards to new level.

The surgeons from the IKJC and the Institute for Locomotion are recognized as world-famous experts in Knee surgery and are all certified by the Orthopaedic Surgery Boards in their respective countries. All have published numerous medical articles, written book chapters, and edited textbooks in their fields of expertise. All are internationally recognized key opinion leaders.

Hazza Bin Zayed Street
Intersection with Fatima Bint Mubarak Street
Opposite Burjeel Hospital
PO Box 46705, Abu Dhabi, UAE



  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • BMI Healthcare
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)