Eirik Johan Solheim (born August 20, 1960) is a professor in orthopaedic surgery connected to the University of Bergen, Norway as a guest researcher. Eirik Johan Solheim graduated (MD) from medical school (University of Bergen) in 1986 and defended his doctoral thesis (Dr. Med./PhD) "Effects of Bioerodible Polyorthoester on Heterotopic and Orthotopic Bone Induction in Rats" at the University of Oslo in 1993.

He finished his specialist training for orthopedic surgery in 1998 after working at Hagavik Hospital, Haukeland Universitetssykehus og Haraldsplass Deaconness Hospital. Since 1998 he has been a consultant orthopedic surgeon at Aleris Nesttun (previously named Teres Bergen and Bergen Kirurgiske Sykehus) performing arthoscopic surgery of shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle.

Dr. Solheim has authored or co-authored three books and about 90 scholarly articles and monographs on various orthopedic topics including osteogenesis, osteoinduction, BMP, growth factors, biomaterals (including polyorthoester and polylactic acid), fracture healing, fracture treatment (including tibia fractures and distal radius fractures), anterior cruciate ligament injuries, articular cartilage defects, cartilage repair techniques (including microfracture, mosaicplasty and autologous chondrocyte implantation) and various shoulder and elbow conditions (including frozen shoulder and tennis elbow).

At the moment he is working on a textbook on Arthroscopy together with Dr. Eivind Inderhaug that is due to be published in late 2023 or early 2024.

Eirik Johan Solheim holds a Licentiateship in photography of The Royal Photographic Society and works part-time as a photographer at Silkfactory Inc.

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