Mr Tim Barlow

Mr Tim Barlow

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06157605

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About me

Tim Barlow is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in knee surgery. He works at Wrightington Hospital, one of only a handful of specialist orthopaedic hospitals in the UK, were he treats both sports knee injuries and arthritis of the knee.

Tim was top of his graduating year from St Andrews Medical School (basic science), and graduated with Honours from Manchester Medical School (clinical).

Tim�s training included work at internationally recognised centres of excellence. During these periods he gained national recognition for novel knee treatment pathways he developed, and prizes for his clinical work. He has worked with national organisations such as Versus Arthritis and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), helping set research priorities and implementing care pathways.

Tim has an interest in research, and his PhD was on factors affecting outcomes in knee surgery. He has held grants from institutions such as the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), and has won numerous prizes and awards. He is regularly asked to teach and talk at national and international meetings.

Tim treats sports injuries to the knee, including ligament, cartilage and meniscal problems, revision procedures, and sees tertiary referrals. Tim also treats arthritis of the knee, including non-operative treatment, joint preserving techniques, and replacing part or all of the joint.

Areas of interest

Sports knee injuries; Ligament reconstruction (e.g. ACL, PCL, revision surgery); Meniscal repair; Cartilage repair/regeneration; Patella instability; Early arthritis management; Non-operative treatment; Realignment surgery (osteotomy); Meniscal transplant; Unicompartmental knee replacement; patellofemoral knee replacement; total knee replacement

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