Örlygur Arnarson

Örlygur Arnarson

  • SpecialtyOrthopaedics
  • E-maillaekning@laekning.is


Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in 2008. General licence in medicine in Iceland 2009, Licence in orthopaedic surgery in Norway 2018.


Candidate studies at Landspítali University Hospital and Akranes 2008-2009. Department physician at Landspítali University Hospital 2010 and Orthopaedic Surgery at Landspítali University Hospital 2011-2013. Specialist training in orthopaedic surgery at Stavanger University Hospital and Førde Norway Hospital 2013-2017. Specialist in the orthopaedic surgery department of University Hospital Stavanger 2017-2023. General licence and licence in orthopaedic surgery in Iceland, Norway and Sweden.


Diagnosis and treatment of injuries and osteoarthritis of the knees and hips.


Prosthetic knee and hip surgery. Foot surgery e.g. protruding bones, toe aberrations, ganglia. Hand procedures e.g.; Tingling of the hand, ganglions, sinafell crises.

Area of activity

General evaluation and diagnosis of patients with musculoskeletal problems. Prosthetic surgery on the knees and hips.