Personal profile

Mr Simon Thompson specialises in all aspects of knee surgery including acute ligament injuries.

He is fellowship trained by the leading knee surgeons in the world from the UK and Australia. He is invited to lecture and present on ligament reconstruction internationally, and his research is award winning. His work on ACL reconstruction has resulted in his research being internationally renowned.

Mr Thompson is one of only two surgeons to be honoured as an international member of the highly and select Australian Knee Society (AKS). His surgical interests include meniscal injuries, complex ligament reconstruction and joint replacement. He also has a special interest in anterior knee pain in athletes.

Publications, lectures and teaching

  • Contributed to many publications in the field of soft tissue knee surgery
  • Regularly lectures internationally on complex knee ligament reconstruction
  • Regular faculty member on orthopaedic training courses
  • Reviewer of the American Journal of Sports Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Arthroscopic surgery including all ligament reconstruction, meniscal and chondral injuries
  • Revising failed reconstructions from other surgeons
  • Regularly treats elite level athletes including premiership footballers and rugby players
  • Reconstruction of juvenile knees

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