Orthopedic surgeon
Muscle and tendon, knee surgery

Name and title: Janne Sarimo, MD, PhD

Special areas of expertise: Knee injuries (ligaments, e.g. ACL, meniscus, cartilage), Achilles tendon, hamstring ruptures, ankle injuries

Additional expertise: Ankle and tendon injuries

Quote: “My goal is to help athletes get back to their sport so that they can fulfil their dreams.”

Education and work history:

  • MD 1996
  • PhD 2003
  • Associate Professor, University of Turku 2012
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital Turku 2003–2005
  • Mehiläinen and private sector from 2005

Patients include: Blanka Vlašić (high jump), Vedran Ćorluka (football)

Procedures per year: 250

Contact with sports clubs: IFK Mariehamn, FK Lokomotiv Moscow, BK Spartak St. Petersburg


  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • Finnish Trauma Association

Contact information: janne.sarimo@sportshospital.com