Mr Adrian Fairbank

Mr Adrian Fairbank

Fortius Clinic

Wimbledon Clinics (Bupa Accredited Consultant Group)

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 03131431


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Knee


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Adrian qualified as a doctor in 1986 after winning a place to read medicine at Queens' College Cambridge, and subsequently St Thoma's Hospital Medical School in London.
After Orthopaedic Fellowship in Australia and USA, in 1997 he was appointed as a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer to St George's Hospital, London. He worked there for 14 years, and also at the Epsom Elective Orthopaedic Centre (for which he was lead knee clinician) During his time in the NHS he was Surgical Tutor, Lead Clinician (Knees), and a member of the Research and Ethics Committee. In 2010, he made the difficult decision to leave the NHS to focus on clinical treatment of knee problems in the independent sector.
Adrian is now a dedicated knee specialist working purely privately with a group of like minded specialists in a multidisciplinary team. Performing only knee surgery in the over 18's. His expertise covers torn cartilage and meniscus, Joint surface wear (articular cartilage) ligament damage - arthroscopic (key hole) surgery, unicompartment (half knee) replacement and open surgery total knee replacement, new knee or knee cap.
In addition to being a co-designer of the Saiph (MatOrtho) knee he is an advocate of Robot assisted knee replacement using the MAKO Robot (Stryker)
A keen road cyclist, he can often be found slowing up the traffic on the roads.

Areas of interest

Knee surgery only; Focussing on returning the active to their chosen activity;
Arthroplasty or joint replacement both partial and total for new knees or new knee caps including robot assisted..
Surgery to the meniscus (torn cartilage) especially repair.
Anterior cruciate ligament ACL,; Ligament reconstruction.
Cartilage treatments or joint surface surgery; Arthroscopy or "key hole surgery"; Also injections of steroid, hydrocortisone, lubricants and synthetic synovial fluids, and platelet rich plasma or PRP.

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