Mr Willem Schenk is an orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in knee and trauma surgery.
He has practised in Bury St Edmunds since 2001. Mr Schenk has more than twenty years of consultant experience; he is committed to giving patients a well-balanced opinion on orthopaedic conditions and trauma disorders.
He has a keen interest in sports injuries around the knee, as well as degenerative disorders. He is a specialist arthroscopic surgeon, performing key-hole surgery for all kind of conditions of cartilage, meniscus and cruciate ligament.
Over the years Mr Schenk has successfully treated hundreds of patients with the Oxford medial uni-compartmental knee replacement has given many a new lease of life, being able to resume a more active lifestyle. This particular type of knee replacement allows the surgeon to restore the knee to a near normal function, while preserving as much of the native knee as possible, particularly the ligaments making the recovery somewhat quicker, prices for this type of knee replacement start at £9996.00.
In the case of a severely degenerated knee, a total knee replacement can be considered. A total knee replacement is a procedure which will dramatically reduce the pain in the vast majority of cases. If there is a malalignment associated with the arthritis, then this can be adjusted in most cases. If it is indicated Mr Schenk will perform osteotomies (re-alignment operations) around the knee, to preserve the joint.
Mr Schenk is registered with all insurance companies and charges within the fee schedules of these companies, avoiding additional costs for patients. He is also available for NHS patients at the BMI St Edmunds, who chose to be referred to the Private hospital via their GP.