Consultant Profile

Mr Joel Melton

Mr Joel Melton BM, MRCS (Ed), MSc (Orth Eng), FRCS (Trauma and Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Arthroscopic procedures (keyhole surgery)
Repair of articular and meniscal cartilages
Sports injuries
Ligament injuries and ligament reconstruction
Alignment problems
Knee replacement surgery

Research interests:

Cruciate ligament reconstruction
Meniscal repair
Cartilage scaffolds
Long-term results of knee replacement

Current NHS and /or university posts:
Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals Trust
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Specialist registration with General Medical Council
British Association of Surgery of the Knee

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266990
Every other Monday
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Joel is a specialist knee surgeon working and a consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. He has a masters degree in Orthopaedic Engineering. He was trained in the Wessex region during which time he was awarded the FRCS in Trauma and Orthopaedics followed by the CCT in Orthopaedics and Trauma surgery. After this, he spent a year of fellowship training in knee surgery in Sydney, Australia working at the world renowned North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre. Here, he gained further experience in all aspects of sports medicine, the management of knee ligament injuries, the management of knee arthritis and knee replacement surgery. He has also spent time completing fellowship training in limb reconstruction techniques in Russia and as an AO fellow in Marseille, France.

Personal profile:

Joel enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys music and a wide range of sports.

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Mr Joel Melton

Mr Joel Melton Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Cambridge, private hospital specialist.

Mr Melton in the press

BBC Article: Mr Joel Melton discusses new ligament discovered in knee by Belgian surgeons. Click here to read more

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