Mr. Lehel Balint MD, FRCS, PhD, FRSM
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Qualifications, Medical Registration and Professional Memberships

Education

  • 1974-1982
    Elementary School, Fonyód, Hungary, (Honoured)
  • 1982-1986
    Mátyás Király High School, Fonyód, Hungary, (Honoured)
  • 1986–1992
    University of Pécs, Medical School, Hungary, (“cum laude” )

Qualifications

  • Medical:

    Medical Doctor 19/09/1992 Registration number: A/51297
    Hungarian Medical Chamber / Hungarian Medical Association
    Orthopaedics: Orthopaedic Surgeon-22/05/1997 (board exam: highest mark with distinction)
    Hungarian Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Budapest, Hungary

  • GMC - UK:

    GMC Full Registration: 08/06/2004 Reference number: 6096587
    Fully registered medical practitioner
    GMC Specialist Registration: 15/07/2004
    Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

  • FRCS:

    Fellow of Royal College of Surgeon of England: 11/02/2011
    membership-9035725

  • PhD:

    Local and systemic antibiotic prophylaxis and infection control during major joint arthroplasty (28/10/2005, University of Pécs, Medical School - Pécs, Hungary – (“Summa cum laude” - highest mark)

  • FRSM:
    Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine (RSM): 00660729
  • MDU:
    Medical Defence/MPS No: 514842D
  • Good Clinical Practice Certificate: 1999, 2013.
  • Languages:

    Native Hungarian.
    Fluent English and German spoken and written
    Russian-basic level

Scholarly Society Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association, (BOA) Home Fellow: membership number:18176
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) : member 1443529
  • The Hungarian Orthopaedic Association, member,
  • The Hungarian Medical Association, member, License #:0201-001370
  • The Hungarian Association of Surgeons of Arthroscopy , member
    • EFORT (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) member
    • SICOT (Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie – International Society of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery)
    • The Regional Council of the Hungarian Academy of Science in the Section of Musculoskeletal Sciences, member
    • Association of Hungarian Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons – Founder, Past Vice President and Treasurer
    • Society of Industry Leaders
    • Expert Witness (www.expertwitness.co.uk
    • HOL (Hungarian Orthopaedic Legion) – Founder, Treasurer and past President in 2013

Current Employment: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Self Employed

ORTHOMEDIC, 54. Tudor Hill, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6BH, UK

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working on contractual bases for:
    • BMI The Droitwich SPA Hospital, St Andrews Road, Droitwich, Worcestershire, UK WR9 8DN. Tel:01905 793407
  • Private practice – Practice and Privileges as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon:
    • BMI The Droitwich SPA Hospital, St Andrews Road, Droitwich, Worcestershire, UK Tel:01905 793407
    • BMI The Edgbaston Hospital, 22 Somerset Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B152QQ, UK, Tel: 0121 456 2000, Fax: 0121 456 1863
    • Spire South Bank Hospital 139 Bath Road, Worcester WR5 3YB, UK. Tel:01905 362 003
    • Dr Rose Private Hospital, 1051. Budapest, Roosevelt Square 7/8. Hungary. Tel:+3613776737
    • DaVinci Private Hospital,7635. Pecs, Karolyi M. u 1. +3672512050

Recognition granted by insurers: BUPA, AVIVA –Norwich Union, BCWA Healthcare – SimplyHealth, Standard Life, Prudential Health, Groupama, WPA, Exeter Friendly, Police Health Care Scheme, Cigna Health.

Previous Employment

  • 01/02/2010-01/04/2011: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon –self employed
    • Interhealth Canada (West Midlands) Ltd.
      • The Cheshire and Merseyside NHS Treatment Centre, Earls Way, Runcorn, Cheshire. WA7 2HH Tel:01928 793700
      • BMI The Droitwich SPA Hospital, St Andrews Road, Droitwich, Worcestershire, UK WR9 8DN. Tel:01905 793407
  • 15/11/2005-31/01/2010: Consultant orthopaedic surgeon –self employed
    • Interhealth Care Services (UK) Ltd in Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Kidderminster Hospital Bewdley road, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 6RJ.
  • 2007-2008: Consultant orthopaedic surgeon –self employed
    • Nations Healthcare – Midlands NHS Treatment Centre Qeen’s Hospital Campus, Belvedere Road, Burton upon Trent, DE13 0RB
  • 01/09/2004- 01/01/2006: Consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Medical Director
    • Providing medical service for the private sector in Nuffield Hospitals within the UK (Birmingham, Wolverhampton, North Staffordshire, Ipswich, Lancaster and Chester). The Birmingham Nuffield Hospital, Somerset Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B152QQ, UK
  • 01/04/1999-17/11/2005: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon –Assistant professor, Head of Division
    • Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pécs, Medical School, Hungary
      Job profile: variety of different orthopaedic operations including: major joint operations, shoulder and elbow surgeries, sport surgery, paediatric orthopaedics etc.
      Head of Department of Orthopaedics: Prof. Árpád Bellyei M.D., PhD., DSc. Medical School of University of Pécs
      +36 72 536 206
  • 2000-2001:Research Fellow University California of Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Orthopaedic Hospital of Los Angeles 2400. S.Flower St., Los Angeles, CA, 90007. USA
  • 1998-1999: Senior Lecturer,
    Department of Orthopaedics, Medical School, University of Pécs, Hungary
    Supervising specialist: Prof. Árpád Bellyei M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
  • 1997-1998: Registrar, Junior lecturer
    Department of Orthopaedics, Medical School, University of Pécs, Hungary
    Supervising specialist: Prof. Árpád Bellyei M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
  • 1993-1997 Orthopaedic Trainee - Resident
    Department of Orthopaedics, Medical School, University of Pécs, Hungary
    Supervising specialist: Prof. Árpád Bellyei M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
  • 1992-1993 Trauma Trainee - Resident
    Department of Traumatology, Medical School, University of Pécs, Hungary
    Supervising specialist: Prof. Vilmos Bíró M.D., PhD., DSc.

Training

Started speciality training for trauma and orthopaedic surgery on the 1st of October, 1992 at the Department of Traumatology, Medical School, University of Pécs, Hungary. Supervising consultants:

Prof. Vilmos Bíró M.D., PhD., D.Sc.

Prof. József Nyárády M.D., PhD., D.Sc.
Heads of Trauma Centre, Medical School, University of Pécs
Speciality: Hand surgery, Trauma surgery
Continued speciality training from orthopaedics from 1st of April 1993 at the Department of Orthopaedics, Medical School, University of Pécs, Hungary.

Prof. Árpád Bellyei MD., PhD.,DSc.
Head of Department of Orthopaedics, Medical School University of Pécs
Speciality: Endoprosthesis implantation and paediatric orthopaedics

Prof. János Kránicz M.D., Ph.D., Med. Habil.
Deputy director of the Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pécs
Speciality: Paediatric orthopaedics

Prof. Tamás Illés M.D., Ph. D., D.Sc.
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pécs
Speciality: Spine surgery

György Lovász M.D., Ph. D., Med. Habil.
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pécs
Speciality: Endoprosthesis implantation

Zoltán Szomor M.D., Ph. D.
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pécs
Speciality: Arthroscopy, Sport surgery

Fellowships, study tours, visits:

  • 1996. Study tour: Tübingen ~ Germany
  • 1996. European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) Traveling Fellowship: Germany
  • 1998. MITEK - ACL replacement training: St. Niclas ~ Belgium
  • 1998. Short visit: Louisville ~ Kentucky -USA
  • 1998. Short visit: Orthopaedic Hospital Los Angeles- UCLA ~ California –USA
  • 2000-2001: Research Fellow - Orthopaedic Hospital Los Angeles- UCLA ~ CA,USA
  • 2003. Shoulder Surgery- St Mary's Hospital: Mr. Roger Emery,Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, St Mary’s Hospital London (UK) – short visit
  • 2004. Shoulder Surgery and Shoulder joint replacement – Dr. Gilles Walch, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Lyon (France)
  • 20/01/2014 GMK LBS Total Knee Replacement system Reference Centre Visit – Clinique Generale d’Annecy – France (Medacta)

Courses

Special Courses and Trainings since board exam

  • Shoulder Surgery 1997.
  • The Treatment of Cartilage Destruction of the Knee Joint Organized by Association of Hungarian Arthroscopic Surgeons (10/17-18/1997)
  • Mitek special course of ACL reconstruction Organized by Johnson & Johnson Mitek Division (Belgium, 03/ 22-26/1998)
  • Shoulder Surgery 1998. Organized by Association of Hungarian Arthroscopic Surgeons (10/16-17/1998)
  • ACL replacement Organized by Association of Hungarian Arthroscopic Surgeons (10/16-17/1998)
  • Good Clinical Practice – (Course Organized by Astra Hassle11/9-10/1998)
  • Arthroscopy of Shoulder, Ankle and Wrist Joints Organized by Association of Hungarian Arthroscopic Surgeons (10/15-16/1999)
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rancho Mirage, California, USA (12/7/00)
  • New Techniques and Technologies in Total Hip and Knee replacement American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rancho Mirage, California, USA. (12/8/00-12/10/00)
  • Surgical Sutures and Closures – Department of Experimental Surgery of Medical School of University Pecs, Hungary (03/21-22/2002)
  • Total Quality Management internal auditor – University of Pecs, Hungary (04/04/2002)
  • Minimal invasive techniques in orthopaedic surgery –Uzsoki Hospital, Budapest, Hungary (10.03.2003) Organized by Zimmer Orthopaedics
  • Arthroscopic replacement of ACL using Rigid Fix system Böhler Klinik Vienna – Austria (10.30-31. 2003)
  • Instructional Course of Shoulder Surgery - European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow (ESSE)- Budapest, Hungary (15-17/04/2004)
  • TC-PLUS solutions for total knee replacement–(12/12/2004) Endo Plus(UK)Ltd
  • BHR – Hip resurfacing – Mr. Derek McMinn, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Birmingham Nuffield Hospital, UK 2005
  • Exeter total hip replacement - cementing technique – Mr. K.J. O’Dwyer, Consultant Orthop Surg Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Worcester, UK 2005
  • BHR –Hip resurfacing – Mr. R. Tracey, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Birmingham Priory Hospital, UK 2006
  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing – Barcelona, Spain 8-10/06/2006 Smith&Nephew
  • LCS Total knee replacement implantation training- Interhealth Care Services UK, Halton Treatment Center-Runcorn, UK – Dr. M Froehling, (26/03/2007)
  • 5th annual winter arthroplasty meeting Courchevel 1850, France, 14-16 January, 2008
  • Uncemented Hips–The New Gold Standard – 5th March, 2008. Birmingham, UK
  • Patello-femoral Arthritis Surgical Treatment & Options 28 April 2008, The University of Warwick, UK
  • Advance Course on Hip Resurfacing – 25-28 June 2008, Ghent, Belgium
  • Droitwich Knee Clinic – 20th Anniversary Meeting 06/02/2009 Droitwich, UK
  • New debates in thromboprophylaxis 20/05/2009 Solihull, UK
  • 1st Warwick open day” – Active Hip Solutions – 9/12/09 Smith&Nephew, Warwick, UK
  • Dublin Shoulder Surgery for Sport Injuries Course – 31-1/09/2010 Dublin –IE
    Instructional Course and Cadaver Workshop (Smith &Nephew)
  • VISIONAIRE Introductory Course – 2-3/09/2010 Lucerne, Switzerland (Smith&Nephew KLEOS)
  • Gensis II. Total Knee Replacement – Mr. Arthur Stephens Cons. Surg. Derby Nuffield September 2010
  • OXFORD Partial Knee Advanced Instructional Course -27th - 28th September 2010. Keble College, Oxford
  • PFC Partial Knee Instructional Course meeting 08/02/2011 Bromsgrove, UK
  • Cadaveric ACL and Meniscal repair Masterclass, 21/10/2011 Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford
  • Advances in Technologies and Techniques TKR and Revision TKR: Triathlon TS, 14-15th June 2012. Edinburgh, UK (7CME)
  • Birmingham Patellofemoral Instructional Course, 22-23rd June 2012. New Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK (10CME)
  • Wright Medical EMEA Surgical Observation Visiting Program: Profemur Xm /Procotyl L THR system using PATH Posterior Surgical Technique, 25/09/2012. Ypres, Belgium
  • Wright Medical EMEA Surgical Observation Visiting Program: Advanced Medial Pivot Knee system using Straight Parapatellar Surgical Technique, 26/09/2012. Ghent, Belgium
  • 9th M.O.R.E. MyKnee Learning Center on Patient Matched TKR Technology 21/06/2013. Barmherzigen Schwestern Hospital, Vienna, Austria
  • Cognitive Simulation – technique to enhance surgical skills, 06/09/2013, The Hollier Simulation Centre, Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, UK.
  • Good Clinical (Research) Practice & Statutory Instrument update 2/10/2013, The ICC, Birmingham UK.
  • State of the art in knee and hip arthroplasty 6-8th of Oct 2013. Rome-Wright Medical
  • National Basic Hip Arthroplasty Course – Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow 16/05/2014 (5CPD)
  • Advancements in Primary and Revision Total Knee replacement 20/5/2014 Bromsgrove (DePuy)
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty: Medial Pivot Knees” 5th of June 2014 London, UK. MicroPort Orthopaedics
  • State of the Art in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty 29-30th Sept 2014 Brussels, Belgium. Microport Orthopaedics
  • Attune TKR Instructional Course: 28/04/2015. Paris, France. DePuy Synthes
  • National Advanced Knee Arthroplasty Course, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow, 16 October 2015.
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy Live Surgery Course, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, 19/03/2016

Professional Expertise

Orthopaedic surgery, Knee, Hip, Shoulder, Elbow replacements and Arthroscopic procedures Specialist, Experimental and Clinical Research on pharmacokinetics of antibiotics and LMWH products, Clinical and experimental expertise of orthopaedic implants, Allogenic tissue transplantation, Clinical surveillance, Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

Clinical activity: Special fields of interest are: Major Joint Replacements (including hip, knee and shoulder), Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Sport Surgery, Arthroscopic surgery, Allogenic Bone and tissue grafting.

Performed more than 10000 procedures within the last twelve years, including more than 2000 major joint replacement and more than 4000 knee and shoulder arthroscopies including arthroscopic ACL reconstruction, meniscectomies, subacromial decompressions, repairs of cuff and labrum, microfracture, synovectomy etc.

Teaching responsibilities

Since 1992 Mr Balint has been involved in the undergraduate and postgraduate education of medical students both in English and Hungarian, providing formal lectures, seminars, and bedside teachings at the Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pécs, Medical School, Hungary. Based on the student’s feedback, I have earned the “Best lecturer of the year” title in the year of 2003/2004 in my department. I have been tutoring Hungarian students since 1994 and English speaking students since 1995 for graduation.

He was mentor for numerous medical students for the dissertation submitted for the diploma both in Hungarian and in English.

He has been participating as an instructor in postgraduate CME courses in Orthopaedic Surgery and Shoulder Surgery.

Research areas

  • Basic and clinical research scientific in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery and orthopaedic implants
  • Pharmacokinetics and dynamics of different agents, drugs
  • Clinical application of nanotechnology
  • IDDM

Research and Publications

Research Funding(s)

  1. Principal Investigator: Research Fund of Medical School of University Pecs: 1998-1999 1000 USD
  2. Principal Investigator: Hungarian National Research Fund: OTKA F 30015: In vivo and in vitro investigation of local antibiotic prophylaxis during total endoprosthesis implantation 1999-2002 6000 USD
  3. Co-investigator: Hungarian National Research Fund: OTKA T 031800: Investigation of the cartilage regeneration on an experimental model 2000-2003 10000 USD
  4. Soros Foundation Research Fellowship at the UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. USA. # 2271. 1999-2002 7000 USD
  5. Co-investigator: Research Fellow, UCLA- Orthopaedic Hospital Los Angeles Doctor Education Found 8021 offset, 8-001 2000-2002 25000 USD
  6. Co-investigator: Hungarian National Research Fund: OTKA T 34963: Prospective Clinical Investigations of the Role of Metallosis in Aseptic Loosening of Endoprosthesis 2000-2003 10000 USD
  7. Co-investigator: Hungarian National Research Found: OTKA T 037530: Antibiotic emission from different tissues using bone replacement 2002-2005 25000 USD

2000-2001:Research Fellow – University California of Los Angeles (UCLA)

  • Orthopaedic Hospital of Los Angeles 2400. S.Flower St., Los Angeles, CA, 90007. USA
    Participating in Projects:
    • Characteristics of osteochondral defect healing within a surface step-off in rabbits. Effect of contact stresses on cartilage resurfacing
    • Investigation of Systemic Widespread Effect of Metal Wear Debris in Lymphatic System of Rabbits
    • Clinical Investigation of Ti Metallosis After Total Joint Replacement
    • Investigation of Effect of rhBMP in Spine Fusion in Rats
  • Supervising specialists and researchers:
    • Harlan C. Amstutz, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Chief and Medical Director of Joint Replacement Institute of Orthopaedic Hospital – UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Former Chief of the Department of Orthopaeic Surgery of University California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, USA.
    • J. Vernon Luck, Jr., MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, President and CEO of Orthopaedic Hospital – UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    • Harry McKellop, Phd, Vice President and Director of Research of Orthopaedic Hospital – UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    • Pat Campbell PhD, Director, Implant Retrieval Laboratory, Joint Replacement Institute - Orthopaedic Hospital – UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Research & Development Projects

  1. 2014-present : Scientific Advisory Board Member - NanoTi Technology LTD Start-up company develops novel nanosurface modifications for dental and orthopaedic implants.
    Founders: Miklos Weszl, CEO. Krisztian Toth, Business Developer
  2. 2014-present: Project Coordinator – Developing Novel Anti-infective Functionalized coating on Silicon Substituted Apatite for Orthopaedic Implants
    Fellow researchers: Prof Liam Grover, Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK
    Narinder Bains, Functional Materials Applied Research Group, Coventry University,UK
  3. 2013- present: Business partner, Osteoscope Business developer and co-inventor of a medical device and technology which assessing bone viability in vivo.
    Partners: Prof Jozsef Nyarady, Prof Ferenc Toth, Dr. Gellert Cseh
  4. 2000- 2012: Vice President, Director of Clinical Affairs for BioDepo Inc. (later Xenomed Inc.) 5762. Ravenspur Dr. Suite 621, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, 90275 USA
    Contact person: Gregory Zeltser Tel: +19495598023 Co-founder of the start-up biotechnological company, co-inventor of the patented Implantable Bioartificial Pancreas which potentially able to cure Type I Diabetes Mellitus with Islet cell xenotransplantation technology. (US Patent: Implantable bioartificial active secretion system, Patent # 09/772,702)
    Fellow researchers:
    Gregory Zeltser, M.D., Ph.D., Research Scientist, Physical Optics Corporation, Torrance, CA, USA Professor George A. Olah Nobel Laureate, Director and Distinguished Professor, Locker Hydrocarbon Research Institute University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Patent

US Patent: Implantable bioartificial active secretion system, Patent # 09/772,702

Awards

  1. Assotiation of Hungarian Orthopaedic Surgeons - Zinner Nándor Award – 1996: Antibiotic prophylaxis in orthopaedics
  2. Best presented lectures: Koós Z, Bálint L, Campbell P. A.: The effect of metallosis on the survivorsip of titanium containing hip endoprosthesis MOT Annual Meeting of Young Orthopaedists , Zalakaros 05.17-19. 2001
  3. Best presented lectures: L. Bálint, Gy. Lovász, S-H. Park: Healing of osteochondral defects MOT Annual Meeting of Young Orthopaedists, Kecskemét 11-12 Oct. 2002
  4. Best lecturer of the year 2003/2004” in the Department of Orthopaedics, Medical School, University of Pecs,
  5. Koós Z., Bálint L ., Liszt F.: Comparison of effectiveness of gentamicin released from manually made and manufactured antibiotic impregnated bone cement.
    * “Best Paper Award” Congress of the Young Orthopedic Surgeons, Kaposvár, Hungary, 2004
  6. 4th Best SICOT Poster Award” - Award of SICOT at the 4th Annual International Conference of SICOT, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2006
  7. “ 3rd Best Poster Award” - Award of SICOT At the 7th Annual SICOT Meeting, Pattaya, Thailand, 2009

Invited manuscript reviewer

  • Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica
  • Hungarian Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Hungarian Review of Sports Medicine

Hobbies:

Sports (golf, skiing, windsurfing, motorbike riding), Aston Martin, excursions.

Congresses, meetings attended (last 15 years)

  1. The 4th Congress of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) Brussels, /Belgium/ June 3-8,1999.
  2. The 2nd World Congress on Tissue Banking Warsaw, /Poland/ October 7-10, 1999,
  3. The Ninth Annual Orthopaedic Hospital Research Day Los Angeles, CA, USA May 1, 2000.
  4. 25th Anniversary Meeting of International Hip Society Los Angeles, CA, USA, October 11-14, 2000.
  5. New Techniques and Technologies in Total Hip and Knee replacement American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rancho Mirage, California, USA December, 7-10, 2000.
  6. 68th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), San Francisco, CA, USA, February 28-March 4, 2001
  7. The Tenth Annual Orthopaedic Hospital Research Day Los Angeles, CA, USA, May 21, 2001.
  8. 5th of Congress of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT), Rhodes, Greece, 3-7th june 2001
  9. 4th Central European Orthopaedic Congress (CEOC), Cavtat-Dubrovnik /Croatia/ 2002. 05.29-06.01.
  10. 16th Congress of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (ESSE/SECEC) 18-21 September 2002. Budapest /Hungary/
  11. 23rd Alpe-Adria-Pannonia-Tatra Orthopaedic Congress 25-26 Oct,2002, Stolzalpe, A
  12. 6th Congress of EFFORT (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) June 4-10, 2003, Helsinki, Finland
  13. 17th Congress of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (ESSE/SECEC) 25-27 September 2003.
  14. 24th Alpe-Adria-Pannonia-Tatra Orthopaedic Congress 24-26 Oct, 2003, Ankaran, Slovenia
  15. Congress of the Young Orthopaedic Surgeons, Szekesfehervar, Hungary, 2003
  16. 5th Central European Orthopaedic Congress (CEOC), 9-12-6-2004.Prague, CZ
  17. Annual Congress of the Young Orthopaedic Surgeons, Kaposvár, Hungary, 2004
  18. 7th Congress of the EFORT, Lisbon, Portugal, 2005
  19. 4th Annual SICOT Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2006
  20. 50th Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Association together with the Annual Meeting of the Association of the Hungarian Trauma Surgeons, Nyiregyhaza,
  21. 12th Anual Meeting of the Hungarian Foot Surgeons and Podiatrists, Dobogóko, Hungary, 2008
  22. 9th EFORT Congress, 29 May – 1 June 2008 in Nice,
  23. 51st Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Association, Szekesfehervar, Hungary, 2008
  24. 52 Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Association, Szolnok-Hungary,2009
  25. 7th Annual SICOT Annual Meeting, Pattaya, Thailand, 2009
  26. Midlands Knee Controversies Course 11/05/2010 Worcester, UK
  27. 25 Years of High Function and Lower Wear TKA Symposium 18th-20th Oct 2010. Rome, Italy
  28. 53rd Congress of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association & the Annual Meeting of the Association of the Hungarian Trauma Surgeons, Pecs, Hungary, 2010
  29. 54th Congress of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association & the Annual Meeting of the Association of the Hungarian Trauma Surgeons, Debrecen, Hungary, 2011
  30. PFC Partial Knee Instructional Course meeting 08/02/2011 Bromsgrove, UK
  31. Revision Knee Symposium 12-13th May 2011, Birmingham, UK
  32. Midlands Knee Controversies Course 20/05/2011 Worcester, UK
  33. Midlands Shoulder Controversies Course 19/05/2011 Worcester, UK
  34. Naughton Dunn Club meeting, 09 Dec 2011, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  35. Midlands Knee Controversies Course 17/05/2012 Worcester, UK
  36. Midlands Shoulder Controversies Course 18/05/2012 Worcester, UK
  37. Safety and Efficacy of Nerve Blocks vs Enhanced Recovery Post Op Pain Releif Seminar, The Droitwich Knee Clinic, Droitwich, United Kingdom, 10 October 2012
  38. 55th Congress of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association, Gyor, Hungary, 14-15 June 2012
  39. Combined 33rd SICOT and 17th PAOA Orthopaedic World Conference, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28-30 November 2012
  40. DAA User Group Meeting – Cadaveric Course, 25/01/2013. York, UK
  41. An evening with Scott Logan – Stryker knee meeting, Bromsgrove, United Kingdom 20 May 2013
  42. Midlands Knee Controversies Course 22/05/2013 Worcester, UK
  43. Invited Faculty and speaker- Midlands Shoulder Controversies Course 23/05/2013 Worcester, UK
  44. 14th EFFORT Congress, 5-9 June 2013. Istanbul
  45. BOA Congress 2013. 1st-4th October, The ICC, Birmingham, UK
  46. State of the art in knee and hip arthroplasty 6-8th of Oct 2013. Rome(Wright Medical)
  47. M.O.R.E Advances in Orthopaedics, International Symposium. 11-12 April 2014. Lugano (Medacta)
  48. 15th EFFORT-BOA Congress, 4-6 June 2014. London
  49. 2014 Joint Annual Congress of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Association and Hungarian Society for Traumatology 22-24 June, 2014. Szeged, HUN
  50. BOA Annual Congress 12-13 September 2014, Brighton, UK
  51. AAOS Annual Meeting24-28 March 2015. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  52. 2015 Joint Annual Congress of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Association and Hungarian Society for Traumatolgy, 11-13 June 2015. Szombathely, Hungary.
  53. BOA Annual Congress 2015, 15-18th September 2015, ACC Liverpool, UK
  54. London Knee Meeting, 07/10/2015, Qeen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London UK.
  55. Orthopaedic Update Meeting, BMI The Droitwich SPA Hospital, 10/12/2015
  56. Orthopaedic Educational Evening for GP’s, 4/2/16 BMI The Droitwich SPA Hospital
  57. American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting 1-5 March 2016, Orlando, FL
  58. Hungarian Medical Association –UK & Hungarian Orthopaedic Legion mutual Conference, Manchester, 7-8 May 2016

Publications

  1. G, Szabo, Balint L.: ACL reconstruction by allograft Hungarian Review of Sports Medicine - 37/3/1996. 163-167.
  2. L. Balint: Antibiotic profilaxis in Orthopaedics ,Zinner Nandor Award - 1996.
  3. P. Than, L.Balint, T. Kustos: Results of the Operative Treatment of Snapping Scapula and Scapular Exostoses Orthopädische Praxis 31:439-442 (1995) – GERMANY
  4. Than,Balint L., T. Kustos: The scapula: rare localization of osteochondroma. Hungarian Medical Journal 1995 Sep 17;136(38):2047-9.
  5. L. Balint, C. Farkas: Report of the EFORT Traveling Fellowship Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 1997/2. 171-172 B. Schmidt, J. Kranicz L. Balint: Osteotomy at the forefoot level with Laser – abstract. Zeitschrift für Orthopaedie und ihre Grenzgebiete 135 (1997) A7. (Impact factor: 0,448)
  6. P. Than, L. Balint, Malovics, A. Bellyei, J. Kranicz: Clinical Surveillance in Orthopaedics Hungarian Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology 1998.2. 137-142.
  7. S. Mester, J. Nyaradi, L. Balint : Our experiences with the Flexor slide surgeries Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 1999.(42) 5: 287-293.
  8. P. Than, L.Balint, I. Doman. G. Szabo: Replacement of the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee with deep frozen bone-tendon-bone allografts. Ann Transplant. 1999;4(3-4):64-7.
  9. I. Domán, Z. Koós, L. Balint: Long term follow-up of surgical interventions for tennis elbow. Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2001. (44) 1: 9-14
  10. C.Vermes, P.Than , L.Balint : Bilateral calcaneus cysts. Hungarian Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology, 2001(44) 2: 10- 21.
  11. L. Balint, J. Kranicz, M. I. Doman: Long term results of surgical treatment following habitual shoulder dislocation Hungarian Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology, 2001(44);3.196- 200.
  12. Koos Z,Balint L, Liszt F, Szabo Gy: In vivo investigation of emission of Gentamicin from bone cement in total hip arthroplasty J Boin Joint Surgery British Edition 2001 suppl. 2: 191 Impact factor: 1,612
  13. Balint L, Kranicz J, Czipri M: Long term results of more than 700 operatively treated clubfeet J Boin Joint Surgery British Edition 2002; 84-B;Suppl. II.117. Impact factor: 1,612
  14. Koos Z, Kranicz J Balint L: Reasons of current adducts after operative treatment of clubfoot by soft tissue release – radiographic analysis J Boin Joint Surgery British Edition 2002; 84-B;Suppl. II.124. Impact factor: 1,612
  15. Balint L, Bellyei A, Illes T, Coos Z: One stage operation for dislocated hip in children with cerebral palsy J Boin Joint Surgery British Edition 2002; 84-B;Suppl. II.116. Impact factor: 1,612
  16. Balint L, Koos Z, Kocsis B, Szabo Gy: The comparison of the in vitro and in vivo elution of Gentamycin from bone cement. Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2002.(45)Suppl.I.41.
  17. Balint L, Lovász Gy, Sang-Hyun Park: The healing of osteochondral defects on articular surfaces. The effect of contact stresses on cartilage regeneration. Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2002.(45)Suppl.I.5.
  18. Koos Z, Balint L, Fonay V: The effect of metallosis on the survivorship time of endoprosthesis–prospectiv study. Hungarian Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology 2002.(45)Suppl.I.36.
  19. Lovasz Gy, Balint L, Sang-Hyun Park, Bellyei A, James V. Luck Jr: Experimental model for the investigation of cartilage healing of osteochondral defects on incongruent articular surfaces. Hungarian Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology 2002.(45)Suppl.I.41.
  20. L. Balint, Z. Szanto, B. Kocsis, G. Szabo: Antibiotc emission from bone cement I. (in vitro investigation) Hungarian Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology, 2002.45.3. 163- 170.
  21. L. Balint, Z. Szanto, B. Kocsis, G. Szabo: Antibiotc emission from bone cement II. (long term results) Hungarian Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology, 2002.45.3.170- 177.
  22. Toth F, Mester S, Balint L, Weninger Cs, Angyal M, Lovász Gy, Nyarady J: Wrist positioning during radiographic investigations Hungarian Surgery 2003;(56):157
  23. K Tamas, L. Balint, T Bardos: O1171 Comparative Analysis of Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Plasty with Allogenic and Autogenic Bone-Patellar_Bone Graft Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery British Volume 86 (Supp III), 300-300
  24. L. Balint, G Lovasz, SH Park A Bellyei, JV Luck: )2223 A Clinically Relevant Rabbit Study on the Healing of Intra-Articular Fractures Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery British Volume 86 (Supp III), 300-300
  25. LeheL. Balint, Zoltán Koós, Ferenc Liszt, Béla Kocsis, Boglárka Farkas, György Szabó: The comparison of in vivo and in vitro measurement of gentamicin emission Hungarian Medical Journal 2004. (145) 28. 1467-1471
  26. LeheL. Balint, Zoltán Koós, Ferenc Liszt, György Szabó: In vivo detection of the gentamicin from bone cement after major joint replacement Hungarian Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology 2004.47.1. 34-41.
  27. LeheL. Balint, Béla Kocsis, Zalán Szántó, György Szabó: In vitro measurement of the time-related efficacy of Gentamicin sulphate release from bone cements. Chemotherapy 2004; 50:30-307 - Impact factor:1,184)
  28. ustos, T., L. Balint, P. Than, and T. Bardos. 2004. Comparative study of autograft or allograft in primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Int Orthop. (SICOT) 2004. 28:290-293 Impact factor:0.542
  29. Balint, Lehel MD; Park, Sang Hyun PHD; Bellyei, Arpad MD; Luck, James V Jr MD; Sarmiento, Augusto MD; Lovasz, Gyorgy: Repair of Steps and Gaps in Articular Fracture Models. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. (430):208-218, January 2005. Impact factor:1.357
  30. Koós Z, Balint L, Lovász Gy: Extensive metallosis after constrained titanium alloy megaprosthesis implantation Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca, 2004. Suppl 1. 22.
  31. Koós Z, Liszt F, Balint L: Comparison of efficacy of manufactured gentamicin impregnated bone cement and manually mixed antibiotic-cement complex Eur Surg Res 2005 Suppl 1: 61-62 Impact factor: 0.9
  32. Z Koós, L. Balint, Gy Lovász, T Illés: Extensive metallosis around a modular knee tumor endoprosthesis made of titanium Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2005 (48) 2: 168- 174.
  33. L. Balint: Local and systemic antibiotic prophylaxis and infection control during major joint arthroplasty PhD Thesis, Oct. 2005.
  34. Z. Koos, L. Balint, C. Vermes, L. Kereskai, and G. Lovasz Total Hip Survivorship and Metallosis J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings, Mar 2006; 88-B: 74. Impact factor: 1,612
  35. LeheL. Balint, Zoltan Koos, Ferenc Liszt, Gabor Horvath, György Szabó: Detection of gentamycin emission from bone cement in the early postoperative period following cemented total hip arthroplasty Orthopaedics 2006; 29:432 Impact factor:0.283
  36. Toth F, Sebestyen A, Balint L, Mester S, Szabo G, Nyarady J, Weninger C, Angyal M, Lovasz G Positioning of the wrist for scaphoid radiography Eur J Radiol 2007. 64:126-132 Impact factor:1.888
  37. L. Balint, B. Farkas, Z. Koos, T. Bardos, G. Szabo: Comparison of the gentamicin release from the original and manually mixed Gentamicin-bone cement product. Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2007 (50) 1: 59-62.
  38. 39. L. Balint: Prophylactic use of antibiotic-loaded bone cements Hospital Pharmacy Europe; 33. July/August 2007 50-51.
  39. G Bognar, I Szabo, L. Balint, B Hepp, L Kereskai, D Lorinczy: Thermal effects of shoulder electrothermal arthroscopic capsulorraphy monitored by differential scanning calorimetry- a preliminary study Thermochimica Acta 464 (1), 78-82
  40. Koós Z., Halmai V., Balint L.: Corrective procedures for forefoot deformities in day case surgery.(abstract) Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008(51) Suppl 1:48
  41. Balint L., Koós Z., Halmai V.: Hip resurfacing – our experience with our first 100 cases.(abstract) Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008(51) Suppl 1:28
  42. Koós Z., Balint L.: Isolated patello-femoral replacement in the treatment of isolated patello-femoral osteoarthritis.(abstract) Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2009(52) Suppl 1:

Papers at Congresses (last 15 years):

  • Koós Z., Than P., Balint L., Halmai V.: Midterm results of arthroscopic operative treatment of patellar chondropathy in young adults. 2nd Congress of the Association of the Hungarian Arthroscopic Surgeons, Salgótarján, Hungary, 1998
  • Koós Z., Domán I., Balint L.: Long term results of surgical treatment for tennis elbow in our department. 42nd Congress of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association, Kaposvár, Hungary, 1999
  • Balint L., Schmidt B., Koós Z.: Our experience with the percutaneous 1st metatarsal Bösch osteotomy for the treatment of hallux valgus. 42nd Congress of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association, Kaposvár, Hungary, 1999
  • Balint L., Domán I., Koós Z.: Radiofrequency coagulation in arthroscopic surgery. 3rd Congress of the Association of the Hungarian Arthroscopic Surgeons, Debrecen, Hungary, 1999
  • Balint L., Domán I., Koós Z.: Comparison of open and arthroscopic acromionplasty. 3rd Congress of the Association of the Hungarian Arthroscopic Surgeons, Debrecen, Hungary, 1999
  • Balint L., Koós Z., Domán I.: Initial experiences with arthroscopic hydraulic distension in the treatment of frozen shoulder. Congress of the Young Orthopedic Surgeons, Békéscsaba, Hungary, 1999
  • L. Balint, Patricia A. Campbell, Frederic J. Dorey, Harlan C. Amstutz: Total Hip Arthroplasty Survivorship and Metallosis The Ninth Annual Ortopaedic Hospital Research Day, May 1, 2000. Los Anegeles
  • Z. Koós, J. Kránicz, L. Balint: Reasons of recurrent adductus after operative treatment of clubfoot by soft tissue release – radiographic analysis 7th Instructional Course Lectures of EFORT, Prague, Czech Republic, 2000
  • L. Balint, A. Bellyei, T. Illés, Z. Koos: One-stage operation for dislocated hip in children with cerebral palsy (poster)7th Insstructional Course Lectures of EFORT, Prague, Czech Republic, 2000
  • Koós Z, Kránicz J, Balint L: Reasons of recurrent adductus after operative treatment of clubfoot by soft tissue release – radiographic analysis. 7th Instructional Course Lectures of EFORT, Prague, Czech Republic, 2000
  • Koós Z., Balint L.: In vivo investigation of emission of Gentamicin from bone cement in total hip arthroplasty. Congress of the Young Orthopedic Surgeons, Eger, Hungary, 2000
  • G. Lovasz, S-H. Park, L. Balint, A. Bellyei, J.V. Luck Jr: Osteochondral Defect Healing Within Articular Step-Offs: A New Animal Model To Investigate Surface Restoration Of Minimally Displaced Intra-Articular Fractures /poster/ 68th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, February 28-March 4, 2001. San Francisco.
  • L. Balint, G. Lovasz, S-H. Park, J.V. Luck Jr.: Characteristics of osteochondral defect healing within articular step-offs. The Tenth Annual Ortopaedic Hospital Research Day May 21, 2001. Los Angeles
  • Koos Z, Balint L, Liszt F, Szabo Gy: In vivo investigation of emission of Gentamicin from bone cement in total hip arthroplasty. 5th Congress of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFFORT), Rhodes, Greece, 3-7th June 2001.
  • 14. Koós Z., Balint L., Campbell P.A.: Total hip arthroplasty survivorship and metallosis. 44th Congress of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association, Zalakaros, Hungary, 2001
  • L. Balint, Z. Koos, PA. Campbell: Total hip arthroplasty survivorship and metallosis 4nd Central European Orthopedic Congress (CEOC), Cavtat-Dubrovnik /Croatia/ 2002. 05.29-06.01.
  • L. Balint, G. Lovasz, SH. Park: Characteristics of osteochondral defect healing on articular surfaces 4nd Central European Orthopedic Congress (CEOC), Cavtat-Dubrovnik /Croatia/ 2002. 05.29-06.01.
  • T. Kustos, P. Than, G. Szabo, Z. Koos, L. Balint: Primary anterior cruciate ligament plasty with allogenic bone-patellar tendon-bone graft 4nd Central European Orthopedic Congress (CEOC), Cavtat-Dubrovnik /Croatia/ 2002. 05.29-06.01.
  • V. Halmai, I. Szabo, L. Balint, P. Than, T. Illes, X. Collard, JP. Forthomme: Acute failure of ceramic-ceramic total hip arthroplasty (poster) 4nd Central European Orthopedic Congress (CEOC), Cavtat-Dubrovnik /Croatia/ 2002. 05.29-06.01
  • Balint L., Koós Z., Campbell PA.: Total hip arthroplasty survivorship and metallosis. 4th Central European Orthopedic Congress, Cavtat-Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2002
  • Koós Z., Balint L., Fonay V.: The effect of metallosis on prosthesis survivorship – initial results of a prospective study. 45th Congress of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association, Pécs, Hungary, 2002
  • Balint L., Koós Z., Kocsis B., Liszt F., Szabó Gy.: Comparison of in vitro and in vivo emission of Gentamicin from bone cement. 45th Congress of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association, Pécs, Hungary, 2002
  • Halmai V, Szabó I, Balint L, Than P, Illés T, X. Collard, Forthomme JP: Acute failure of ceramic-ceramic total hip arthroplasty, Alpe-Adria-Pannonia-Tatra Orthopaedic Congress 25-26 October,2002, Stolzalpe, Austria
  • Balint L, Kustos T, Kránicz J: Our long term results of more than 700 operated clubfoot, Alpe-Adria-Pannonia-Tatra Orthopaedic Congress 25-26 October,2002, Stolzalpe, Austria
  • L. Balint, G., Lovasz, S.H. Park, A Bellyei, J.V.Luck Jr: A clinically relevant rabbit study on the healing of intraarticular fractures 6th Congress of EFFORT (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) June 4-10, 2003, Helsinki, Finland
  • T. Kustos, L. Balint, T. Bardos: Comparative analysis of primary anterior cruciate ligament plasty with allogenic and autogenic bone-patellar tendon-bone graft 6th Congress of EFFORT (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) June 4-10, 2003, Helsinki, Finland
  • L. Balint, T. Kustos, A. Bellyei: In vivo detecting of Gentamicin emission from bone cement 24th Alpe-Adria-Pannonia-Tatra Orthopaedic Congress 24-26 October, 2003, Ankaran, Slovenia
  • T. Kustos, A. Bellyei, I. Kustos, L. Balint, B. Kocsis: Effect of antibiotics on bacterial adhesion to polyethylene acetabulum 24th Alpe-Adria-Pannonia-Tatra Orthopaedic Congress 24-26 October, 2003, Ankaran, Slovenia
  • Koós Z., Balint L.,Lovasz Gy.: Excessive metallosis and periprosthetic osteolysis in case of a titanium alloy modular tumorprosthesis. Congress of the Young Orthopedic Surgeons, Szekesfehervar, Hungary, 2003
  • Koós Z., Balint L.,Lovasz Gy.: Extensive metallosis after constrained titanium alloy megaprosthesis implantation. 5th Central European Orthopedic Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, 2004
  • Koós Z., Balint L., Liszt F.: Comparison of effectiveness of gentamicin released from manually made and manufactured antibiotic impregnated bone cement. “Best Paper Award” Congress of the Young Orthopedic Surgeons, Kaposvár, Hungary, 2004
  • Koós Z., Balint L., Vermes Cs., Kereskai L., Lovasz Gy.: Total hip endoprosthesis survivorship and metallosis. 7th Congress of the EFORT, Lisbon, Portugal, 2005
  • Koós Z., Balint L., Liszt F.: Comparison of effectiveness of gentamicin released from manually made and manufactured antibiotic impregnated bone cement. “Best Paper Award” Congress of the Young Orthopedic Surgeons, Kaposvár, Hungary, 2004
  • Koós Z., Balint L., Vermes Cs., Kereskai L., Lovasz Gy.: Total hip endoprosthesis survivorship and metallosis. 7th Congress of the EFORT, Lisbon, Portugal, 2005
  • Koós Z., Vermes Cs., Balint L., Kereskai L., Lovasz Gy.: Investigation of metallosis in relation to total hip replacement survival. (poster)*”4th Best SICOT Poster Award” 4th Annual SICOT Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2006
  • Koós Z., Balint L.: Analysis of etiology of carpal tunnel syndrome. (electronic poster) 50th Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association together with the Annual Meeting of the Asociation of the Hungarian Trauma Surgeons, Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, 2007 Koos Z, L. Balint: Analysis of aetiology of carpal tunnel syndrome 9th EFORT Congress, 29 May – 1 June 2008 in Nice, France
  • Balint L., Koós Z., Halmai V.: Hip resurfacing – our experience with our first 100 cases. 51st Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association, Szekesfehervar, Hungary, 2008
  • Koós Z., Balint L.: Analysis of etiology of carpal tunnel syndrome. (electronic poster) 9th Congress of the EFORT, Nice, France, 2008
  • Koós Z., Halmai V., Balint L Corrective procedures for forefoot deformities in day case surgery. 51st Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association, Szekesfehervar, Hungary, 2008
  • Halmai V., Koós Z., Balint L, de Jonge T.: Our experience and results in forefoot surgery. 12th Anual Meeting of the Hungarian Foot Surgeons and Podiatrists, Dobogóko, Hungary, 28-29 Nov 2008
  • Koós Z., Balint L.: Isolated patello-femoral replacement. Indications, early experinces. 52nd Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association, Szolnok, Hungary, 2009
  • Koós Z., Balint L.: Facetted designed patellofemoral replacement in the treatment of advanced isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis *”3rd Best SICOT Poster Award” 7th Annual SICOT Meeting, Pattaya, Thailand, 29 Oct-1 Nov 2009
  • Koós Z., Balint L.: Experiences of our first 25 cases with facetted designed patellofemoral replacement in the treatment of isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis. 8th Central European Orthopaedic Congress, Pecs, Hungary, 2010
  • Koós Z., Balint L.: Freiberg’s infarction occuring above 45 years of age and its management with dorsal metaphyseal closing wedge osteotomy. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association & the Annual Meeting of the Association of the Hungarian Trauma Surgeons, Pecs, Hungary, 2010
  • Koós Z., Balint L.: Patient matched total knee replacement. Early experiences with the Visionaire system. 54th Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association & the Annual Meeting of the Association of the Hungarian Trauma Surgeons, Debrecen, Hungary, 2011
  • Koós Z., Balint L.: Management of failed silastic prosthesis of the 1st MTP joint after failed Keller’s arthroplasty – report of a bilateral case. 55th Congress of the Hungarian Orthopedic Association, Gyor, Hungary, 2012
  • Koós Z., Liszt F.,Kustos T., Balint L.: Comparison of gentamicin release from gentamicin impregnated bone cement and manually mixed antibiotic-cement product. Combined 33rd SICOT and 17th PAOA Orthopaedic World Conference, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2012
  • Z. Koos, I. Doman, L. Balint: Correction of Taylor’s Bunion with “Scarfette” Osteotomy 15th EFFORT-BOA Congress, 4-6 June 2014. London
  • L. Balint: “To be or not to be” – Hip resurfacing. 2014 Joint Annual Congress of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Association an Hungarian Society for Traumatology 22-24 June, 2014. Szeged, HUN
  • L. Balint, Z. Koos: Patient Matched Knee Replacement 2014 Joint Annual Congress of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Association an Hungarian Society for Traumatology 22-24 June, 2014. Szeged, HUN
  • L. Balint, M LaMalfa: Enhanced Recovery after Total Joint Replacement 2014 Joint Annual Congress of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Association an Hungarian Society for Traumatology 22-24 June, 2014. Szeged, HUN
  • L. Balint: Benefits of using Patient Specific Total Knee Replacement techniques – invited speaker at 2015 Joint Annual Congress of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Association and Hungarian Society for Traumatolgy, 11-13 June 2015. Szombathely, Hungary
  • The past, the present and the future for an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the UK. Hungarian Medical Association –UK & Hungarian Orthopaedic Legion mutual Conference, Manchester, 7-8 May 2016

Professional Memberships :

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • The Royal Society of Medicine
  • General Medical Council
  • Effort  Joint Efforts
  • SICOT