Jeppe Staghøj

Specialist in orthopedic surgery

Affiliated departments
Capio Gildhøj


Jeppe Staghøj is a specialist in orthopaedic surgery, and since his specialist training he has worked with telescopic surgery and open surgical procedures. He primarily operates on the knee and foot/ankle.

Jeppe is trained in sports medicine and treats recreational and professional athletes.

Education and training

- 2011 from University of Copenhagen


- 2022-present Consultant, Capio Gildhøj

- 2020-2022 Consultant and Area Manager, Gentofte Hospital in the Sports Surgery and Foot/Ankle Surgery Clinic

- 2019-2020 Department physician at Gentofte hospital in the Sports Surgery and Foot/Ankle Surgery clinic

- February 2018 - December 2018 substitute doctor in the arthroscopic section in Køge

- 2013-2018 Main education with course Køge/Aleris-Hamlet/Herlev Gentofte/Køge

- 2015 Consultant for Aleris-Hamlet Hospitals

- 2013-2017 Consultant in the emergency department at Frederiksberg Hospital

- 2012-2013 Resident physician position at Hillerød Orthopaedic Surgery Dept.

- 2012-2013 Introductory position Køge Orthopaedic Surgery Dept.

- 2011 KBU general practice

- 2011 KBU Internal Medicine Frederiksberg Hospital

Other information

Selected courses

- 2022 ESSKA Congress Paris

- 2021 ESSKA Congress, virtual

- 2021 SAKS Symposium, Sports Orthopedics

- 2020-2021 Capital Region of Denmark, Managing Employees for New Managers

- 2019 SAKS Surgical Skill Course (advanced knee ligament reconstruction)

- 2019 Arthrex International Mega Foot & Ankle Course

- 2019 DFAS Foot/Ankle Dissection and Treatment Course

- 2018 SAKS Syposium, Treatment of Patellofemoral Pathology

- 2018 Arthrex International Knee Arthroscopy Course I

- 2018 DIMS step 1 and step 2 course, examined and certified sports medicine physician

- 2017 FISIC in London (Fortius International Sports Injury Conference)

- 2017 AO Advanced principles, Leeds

- 2017 Paris International Shoulder Course incl ultrasound course

- 2016 Exeter hip replacement Level 2, Advances in techniques

- 2015 DFAS foot/ankle dissection course panum

- 2014 SAKS basic course in arthroscopy

- 2013 Course in musculoskeletal ultrasound from DUDS (Danish Ultrasound Diagnostic Society)

- 2013 SAKS course in ligament reconstruction

- 2013 ATLS

- 2012 AO Basic principles, Davos


- 2022-current instructor at CAMES in knee arthroscopy

- 2020-2022 Clinical Lecturer for Master's students in Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

- 2021 instructor at SAKS course in arthroscopy

- 2012-2013 Training assistant junior doctor

- 2007-2009 Lecturer in anatomy for medical students at Panum.

Research & Development

- 2020 Co-author of Short National Clinical Guideline on the use of local anesthetics in arthroscopic knee surgery

- 2019 Author of Short National Clinical Guideline on Bicep Stenodesis vs Bicep Stenotomy

- 2019 Co-author of Short National Clinical Guideline on the Treatment of Traumatic Rupture of the Biceps Tendon at the Shoulder

- 2021 Co-author of: High tibial osteotomy performed with PEEK implant demonstrated a failure rate of 28%, journal of ISAKOS

- 2013 Poster at DOS Congress on THA as primary treatment for collum femoris fractures.

Professional societies

- 2018-2020 Board member of the Danish Society for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (DSSAK) as representative of YODA

- Member of the Danish Society for Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Traumatology (SAKS)

- Member of the Danish Society of Sports Medicine (DIMS)

- Member of the Danish Orthopaedic Society (DOS)


- 2020 Awarded SAKS international fellowship at Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, Canada, Postponed due to Corona pandemic and scheduled to take place in September and October 2023

- 2018 Awarded SAKS national fellowship in sports traumatology to be held in 2019 with stays at Arthroscopic Center Hvidovre, Sports Surgery Unit Bispebjerg and Aarhus