Mr David Knowles

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

FRCS (Orth) 

Year qualified:1992

Specialty

Personal profile

I qualified from Cambridge in 1992 having studied in London and Cambridge.  My basic surgical training took place between London and the north west and I entered the north west orthopaedic training sceme for higher surgical training in 1998.  I was appointed clinical fellow in orthopaedics at the University of Toronto in 2003.  I was appointed Consultant orthopaedic surgeon at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay in 2005. I was voted "north west orthopaedic trainer of the year" in 2008.

My areas of interest are lower limb joint replacement; including reduced incision hip replacement surgery, alternative bearing hip replacement and unicompartmental knee replacement, Arthroscopic knee surgery including anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and General Orthopaedic Surgery including forefoot surgery.

Clinical Interests


Minimally invasive hip replacement and in the younger patient, knee arthroscopy, knee replacement

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