Mr Ian McDermott

Mr Ian McDermott

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 03581562


  • Not Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Not Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Knee


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

About me

"He is one of the only surgeons offering 'biological knee replacements' - using multiple soft-tissue grafts to reconstruct the joint rather than inserting an artificial one".

Mr McDermott has extensive experience in lower limb joint surgery. He was the first surgeon in the UK to perform the new Conformis G2 i-Uni custom-made partial knee replacement. He was also the first surgeon in Greater London to implant the Symbios custom-made hip replacement with 3D computerised pre-operative planning.

He is the Honorary Secretary of the UK Meniscal Study Group as well as a member of the European Meniscal Transplantation Study Group. In 2003 Mr McDermott was awarded the President's Medal of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) for his research into meniscal repair. Then in 2004 he was awarded a master of surgery higher degree by Imperial College, London, for his research into meniscal transplantation. He was the youngest ever surgeon to be elected onto the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Areas of interest

Sports injuries of the knee,
Meniscal repair,
Meniscal transplantation,
ACL reconstruction,
Patellar surgery,
Biological knee replacement,
Management of knee arthritis
Custom-made total and partial knee replacements

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Procedures completed

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operations on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - unilateral - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • W7440

    Allograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction +/- meniscectomy - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • W2830

    Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding K-wires +/- image guidance - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • W0850

    Partial excision of bone (including exostoses) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • W7580

    Open surgical stabilisation of patella, including soft tissue/tendon transfer or release, +/- application of cast (adult) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

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