Mr Tim Spalding

Mr Tim Spalding

Tim Spalding

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 02596958


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About me

Tim Spalding is a specialist knee surgeon at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, in Coventry, UK, and Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Warwick. He is current president of the international ACL Study Group, dedicated to improving managment of ACL injures and CoFounder of IMReF, International Meniscus Reconstruction Forum following his work on Meniscal Transplantation.
His focus is on sports related knee injuries and the problem worn knee including partial and full knee arthroplasty surgery. Specialist reconstructive knee surgery procedures include meniscal transplantation, articular cartilage repair, osteotomy and ligament reconstruction. He lectures nationally an internationally on many aspects of knee surgery including his pioneering work on meniscal allograft transplantation.

Training took place in Oxford and at Royal Hospital Haslar, prior to an arthroscopy and knee surgery fellowship in Toronto, Canada in 1994-1995. He qualified from Charing Cross Hospital, London and spent the first part of his medical career with the Royal Marines and the Royal Navy looking after service knees and seeing active service abroad. He joined Coventry in 2000 after 5 years as a Consultant in the armed forces.

He has a busy sports knee surgery practise, runs a knee fellowship program and continues to be very active in teaching and research, pioneering several new techniques. Through his hobby of sailing he was the medical advisor for the Volvo Ocean Race until 2012 and now sits on the Medical advisory committee for the RNLI.

Areas of interest

Knee; Knee Injury; Sports injuries; Anterior knee pain; Knee pain; Knee arthroscopy; Degenerative knee disorders; Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament; Knee surgery; Knee replacement surgery; Arthritis; Articular Cartilage repair including Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation; Meniscal Allograft Transplantation, Meniscal Repair and reconstruction using synthetic ACTIFIT implants; Partial Knee Resurfacing using Episurf customised implants; Unicompartmental knee replacement; Patello-femoral replacement; Total Knee Replacement.

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