About Me

I have been a consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Bristol since 2009. I hold NHS appointments at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, where I perform trauma surgery and run the NHS acute knee clinic. At the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead Hospital where I perform planned elective surgery and at The Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

My main surgical interest is reconstructive surgery of the knee and sports injuries. I perform the full range of knee surgery with repair of damaged ligaments, cartilage and menisci. I also operate on the degenerating knee performing full joint replacements, revision surgery and unicompartmental replacements, whenever possible just replacing the effected part of the knee. I also have an interest in sports injuries of the foot and ankle and hamstring injuries.


My Approach

I place you the patient at the centre of everything I do. Following a history and examination of your presenting problem I will request appropriate imaging usually consisting of x-rays or MRI scanning to make an accurate diagnosis. As with many things in life there are often a variety of options to treat your complaint. I will use my excellent communication skills to explain in non-medical terms what is wrong with your knee or body part, work through with you your expectations, sporting or activity desires and come up with a treatment plan. For me surgery is often the last resort, and I will make sure all non-operative treatments are considered or utilised before instigating a step-wise plan for treatment. Because I focus almost exclusively on problems of the knee, I am familiar with and keep up to date on all the evolving techniques and technologies.

I Have a keen interest in teaching and research. I lecture on a number of national courses and am an honorary lecturer of the University of Bristol. I train Registrars in Orthopaedic surgery and teaches medical students and junior doctors. With the Bristol knee group I am actively involved in studies looking at the outcome of knee surgery and have published many journal articles, presenting my research nationally and internationally. I am a reviewer for the knee journal.

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