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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew Porteous at Spire include:
Orthopaedic surgery: Sports injury Knee Surgery Arthroscopy
I specialise in all aspects of knee surgery and his practice only sees patients with knee problems. I run the Knee Injury Service at Frenchay Hospital and provides a similar service in his private practice. A full range of options for patients with cartilage problems is provided, including cartilage regeneration and transplant techniques and re-aligning osteotomies. Half (Unicompartmental) and total knee replacements are available for the treatment of advanced arthritis.
I lead the revision knee replacement service for North Bristol NHS Trust and complex knee replacement and revision knee replacements are also available in my private practice.
I receive a high proportion of referrals for complex knee problems from Cheltenham, Bath, Yeovil, Taunton, Weston and South Wales.
I trained in orthopaedics in Bristol before gaining additional experience in knee surgery in Australia, the USA, Canada and Scandanavia.
I maintains an active interest in all areas of knee research and education and developed the knee replacement education classes at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre. I am the adviser on knee problems and pathways to the Bristol PCT MATS and South Gloucestershire PCT CATS programmes. I am a former recipient of the British Knee Society Travelling Fellowship and the Knee Society President's Medal. I advise on knee replacement and knee technologies to the Medicine Devices Agency and NICE.
Knee ligament and cartilage injury and surgical reconstruction; Cartilage regeneration/transplant. Treatment of knee arthritis. Unicompartmental and total knee replacement. Revision knee replacement
British Orthopaedic Association
European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
International Society for Arthroscopy Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
British Association for Surgeryof the Knee (BASK)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Frenchay, Southmead Hospital & Avon Orthopeadic CentreBack to top
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