Mr Peter Thompson

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBChB, FRCS (Tr + Orth)

Personal profile

Peter Thompson is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising exclusively in knee surgery and sports injuries of the lower limb.

He graduated from Birmingham Medical School in 1992 and completed specialist training in orthopaedic and trauma surgery in London in 2004. He then undertook a six month fellowship in Victoria, Australia concentrating on knee and sports surgery.

Mr Thompson took up his consultant post at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire in April 2005 and was Clinical Director of the orthopaedic department for 3 years from April 2011-2014 when he was responsible for leading the large team of orthopaedic surgeons who work there.

His interests cover all areas of knee surgery from sports injuries to revision knee replacement. He has links with a number of professional sports teams within the UK and I has been involved in the treatment of knee injuries for British gymnastics.
In addition, he is dedicated to the surgical training of undergraduate medical students at Warwick University, junior doctors and specialist orthopaedic registrars. He teaches regularly on national and international courses and lectures at Warwick University where he is an honorary associate professorship.

Professional Membership

  • British Orthopaedic Association

  • British Association of Surgery of the Knee

  • Royal College of Surgeons England

  • International Cartilage Repair Society

  • Medical Defence Union

Clinical Interests

My elective practice covers all areas of knee surgery from arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery to revision knee replacement. This includes treatment for meniscal tears, ligament reconstruction, cartilage repair surgery, realignment osteotomy and multi-ligament reconstructions, as well as partial and total knee replacement.

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