Consultant Profile

Mr Paul K Dixon

Mr Paul K Dixon MB BCh, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Sports medicine
Special clinical interests:

Soft tissue knee reconstruction
Knee arthroscopy
Knee replacement
General trauma

Research interests:

Outcomes following knee replacement
Fragility fracture surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon City Hospitals Sunderland

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Surgeons
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8636
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 3055233
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Tuesday mornings, other times on request
Background Information 
Professional profile:

he qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine and completed his basic training in South Wales before moving to the northern region for his specialist orthopaedic training.

He has also completed two fellowships, one in knee surgery in Sydney and the other in trauma in Denver. He was able to work with many elite sports people during this time.

He is now a consultant at Sunderland Royal Hospital with a special interest in knee, sports and trauma surgery.

Personal profile:

Mr Dixon is a keen sports fan, his passion being rugby union, having played for more years than he should have.  He now has a season ticket for Newcastle Falcons and follow the international scene.

While in Australia, he developed an interest in diving and he also tries to ski whenever possible.

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Mr Paul K Dixon

Mr Paul K Dixon Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Washington, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, private hospital specialist.

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