Prof Patricios (MBBCh MMedSci FACSM FFSEM (UK) FFIMS) has been in sports medicine practice for over 25 years, is Visiting Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine in the Wits Faculty of Health Sciences and coordinator of Wits Sport and Health (WiSH).
He is currently also Director of Waterfall Sports Orthopaedic Surgery in Johannesburg and founder and Director of Sports Concussion South Africa, sports concussion consultant to World Rugby, a board member of the international Concussion in Sports Group and on the Scientific Committee for the International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine (UK) and the International Sports Medicine Federation. Jon serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Washington, Seattle Sports Health and Safety Institute.
Apart from sports concussion, he has an interest in the pediatric and aging athlete, joint disease, tendinopathy and exercise as an intervention in disease and injury. He is an editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, and an associate editor for international journals Current Sports Medicine Reports (USA) and Neurosurgery. Jon served 2 terms as President of the South African Sports Medicine Association and is a member of the steering committee for the College of Sport and Exercise Medicine (SA).
He has been team physician to school, club, provincial and international sports teams in rugby, cricket, soccer, cycling, athletics and basketball, a member of the Cricket South Africa and SA Rugby medical committees, the Discovery Rockies Comrades Marathon Panel of experts and has served on tribunals for the South African Institute for Drug Free Sport.