Jonathan Monk is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in lower limb surgery particularly hip and knee arthroplasty and trauma.
He runs a high volume hip and knee replacement practice specialising in all aspects of hip and knee replacement surgery. He has a practice based at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals, the Princess Margaret Hospital in Windsor and the Runnymede Hospital in Surrey.
Jonathan has a strong interest in Trauma. As an experienced Trainer he spends much of his time facilitating the education of trauma surgeons across the UK.
He is the Chairman of the Education for the United Kingdom for AO. AO is the worldwide organisation for the training of trauma surgeons. He not only oversees all of the UK courses in trauma but also co-ordinates International Courses.
During the past six years, Jonathan has been involved in providing the orthopaedic cover at the three major film studios in the London region – Pinewood, Shepperton and Longcross. Having worked closely initially with the stunt departments including Mr Greg Powell, he has gone on to help provide the Medical Cover for films such as Spectre, Star Wars and many others.
Jonathan is dual Fellowship trained and specialises in lower limb arthroplasty (hip and knee replacements) and in all aspects of trauma. He undertook his Orthopaedic training at several units in the UK including The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, The Queen’s Major Trauma Centre in Nottingham and the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry.
He worked alongside Mr David Beverland who is a world renowned hip and knee surgeon in Musgrave Park Hospital in Belfast. He has experience of the North American systems at Shock Trauma in Baltimore and spent a year working in a North American Trauma Centre at the Foothills in Canada.
He is an experienced Trainer and spends much of his time working on the education of trauma surgeons.
He is head of Education for AO UK and sits on the European Board for training.
For the last four years Jonathan has run the London Trauma Symposium which is one of the largest trauma conferences held in the UK.
Through his involvement with the Royal Society of Medicine he has developed the symposium into an international event attracting faculty and delegates from around the world.