Mr Michael Risebury

Personal profile

Mr Risebury’s medical education started at Cambridge University’s Pembroke College, where he gained an MA (Hons) Degree in Cognitive Psychology in 1995. He completed his MB BS (Hons) at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School, London in 1998. Pre-registration House Officer posts in medicine and surgery were at Kingston Hospital and St Peter’s Hospital in Surrey. His Basic Surgical Training was in S.E. Thames, and a keen interest in Orthopaedic Surgery developed into a period as a Senior House Officer in Orthopaedics at St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester.

After working as a Registar Fellow in Southampton University Hospital he gained a place as a Specialist Registrar on the Wessex Training Programme in 2004. From January 2009 Mr Risebury spent 12 months in Brisbane, Australia working at The Brisbane Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre with Dr Peter Myers and Dr Peter McMeniman. This Internationally recognised Fellowship in Knee Surgery and Sports Orthopaedics helped prepare him for a Consultant Post as an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in all aspects of Knee Surgery.

Having worked as a Locum Consultant in Orthopaedics at Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust from July 2010, he was appointed into a substantive (permanent) Consultant Post as of November 2010. Since then his private practice has developed at The Hampshire Clinic. His practice includes all aspects of Knee Surgery. Special interests are sports injuries, arthroscopic surgery, ligament reconstruction, meniscal preservation (repair), cartilage surgery, osteotomy (re-alignment), aswell as total and partial knee replacement. He also performs hip replacement surgery.

Mr Risebury is actively involved in teaching programmes for other medical professionals, regularly lecturing nationally and internationally. He has been a faculty member on several courses teaching surgical technique in areas such as ACL reconstruction, meniscal repair and osteotomy.

Research is an important part of his ongoing professional development, and he has presented and published several scientific papers on various aspects of orthopaedics and particularly knee surgery.

Professional Membership



  • British Orthopaedic Association

  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • Wessex Knee Group

Clinical Interests



  • All aspects of knee surgery: soft tissue reconstruction and sports orthopaedics

  • Ligament reconstruction – cruciate and collateral ligament reconstruction

  • Meniscal repair. Cartilage repair. Patello-femoral re-alignment surgery

  • Primary and revision total knee replacement

  • Partial knee resurfacing

  • Osteotomy – lower limb re-alignment

  • Knee trauma surgery

  • Hip surgery – primary and revision total hip replacement

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