Romain Seil

Prof. Seil is a Luxembourg-native knee surgeon. He trained in Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany and USA.


He was appointed extraordinary professor in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Saarland, Germany in 2007.


Prof. Seil has been working at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg from 2004 where he currently serves as CMO of the Division of Neurosciences and Musculoskeletal Diseases.


Prof. Seil is co-director of the IOC-accredited French-speaking Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health Network ReFORM.


He is co-founder of ESSKA’s Pediatric ACL registry.


He received several awards for his scientific work, co-edited several books, (co-)authored several hundred peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.


He is a founding member of ESSKA’s Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics, coeditor, editorial board member and reviewer of several scientific journals in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine.


Prof. Seil is a member of many national and international societies, among which ISAKOS and the ACL study group. He has been appointed honorary member of several scientific societies in Europe.


He is past president of ESSKA and GOTS ( and president of LIROMS (


He chairs the medical and scientific commission of the Luxembourgish Olympic Committee (COSL) and is a board member of the Sports Medicine Society in Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of High Performance in Sports (LIHPS).


He was an ESSKAAOSSM travelling fellow in 2001 and godfather in 2019.