Professor Adrian Robert Harvey

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB BS, FRCS (Tr&Ortho)

Clinical Interests

  • Knee pain
  • Robotic arm MAKO knee replacement system
  • Knee injuries
  • Knee arthroscopy; knee replacement surgery; partial knee replacement
  • Knee Injections
  • Knee ligament reconstruction; anterior cruciate ligament injury; meniscal surgery
  • Patellofemoral (knee cap) disorders
  • Cartilage injury
  • Knee osteotomy; posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction; multi-ligament reconstruction
  • Hip arthritis; hip replacement surgery; injections for hip pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Shockwave therapy

Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association  (BOA)
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Surgeons

Personal profile

Adrian Harvey is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Dorset. He qualified from University College London in 1991 and then went on to train in surgery in London and on the Wessex orthopaedic training programme. In the latter part of his training, he underwent specialist training in knee surgery and arthroscopic surgery in Perth and training in skiing injuries in Switzerland.
Adrian rowed at university in London, competes in open water swimming events, and continues to sail competitively. He has treated many athletes and military personnel and understands the benefits of being able to continue to participate in sporting activities throughout life.
In 2002, he was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Poole Hospital in Dorset.
Adrian is a faculty member on a number of national and international courses. This involves teaching surgeons in many aspects of knee surgery, including knee replacement surgery and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
He is part of European design team, and has designed a new type of high functioning knee replacement.
Adrian is trained in the latest techniques in knee surgery including computer designed patient specific instrumentation, robotic assisted surgery and custom knee replacements.

The use of stem cells to treat orthopaedic cartilage conditions also forms part of his orthopaedic practice.

Each year he trains a Knee Fellow from Europe in specialist knee surgery. This surgeon subsequently return home to become consultant in their native country.
Adrian is a reviewer for the British Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

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