Mr Charles Antony Willis-Owen

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Charles read medicine at Oxford University; as well as physiological sciences and gained qualifications in sports psychology during this time.

He then qualified in both orthopaedic surgery (FRCS), and sports medicine (MFSEM) making him in an excellent position to offer highly specialist surgical treatment for sports injuries. He also worked in Sportsmed SA in Australia - a highly successful private clinic for treating Australia’s elite athletes.

He is a keen triathlete, cyclist and a high level marathon runner. He has considerable insight into sporting injuries (first hand!) and the unique needs of active people at all levels.

His areas of expertise include; ACL reconstruction, arthroscopy / knee hole knee surgery, shockwave and avoiding surgery in sports people!

He enjoys seeing active people of any age, not just elite athletes and appreciates the wide diversity of physical activity that are important to patients.

Professional Membership

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
  • British Orthopaedic Association

Clinical Interests

  • Arthroscopic knee surgery (keyhole)
  • Cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
  • Sports injuries
  • Cartilage regeneration procedures (microfracture and MACI)
  • Knee replacement (total and unicompartmental)
  • Shockwave therapy for hip pain
  • Patellar tendonitis
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Plantar fasciitis and other sports injuries
  • Hip replacement

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