Mr Adil Ajuied

Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

BSc(Hons), MSc(Tr&Orth), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Specialises in

  • Knee ligament surgery
  • Knee replacement surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy surgery
  • Joint manipulation treatment
  • Joint pain treatment (joint injections)

I specialise exclusively in knee complaints and knee surgery.

I have worked as a Consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ since 2009. After attaining an Honours degree I went on to further qualify as a Doctor in 1998 from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School. I have trained at a number of level one trauma centres, and have worked throughout London and the South East.

While in training I completed a postgraduate masters degree, and was appointed a senior honorary clinical lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedics as well as director of education for South London Orthopaedics, in recognition for my contributions to higher surgical training. During my time specialising in knee surgery, I studied with and trained with experts in the world of knee surgery, including Dr Ponky Firer (Johannesburg), Dr David Dalury (Baltimore), Dr Charles Brown (Boston), and Dr Spike Erasmus (Cape Town). While in clinical practice I have developed a number of care innovations, including new surgical techniques, devices and rapid rehabilitation programmes for patients undergoing knee surgery.

I am available to attend primary care practices to meet and engage with GP colleagues and deliver talks on 'Knee Sports Injuries', 'Saving the Meniscus' and 'Joint Replacement, Who, When and Why?'.


General Medical Council Number: C4524863

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Adil Ajuied at Spire include:


Orthopaedics - hip and knee


Other treatments

Surgery specialties

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction
  • Complex ligament/sports injuries
  • Knee replacement
  • Meniscus repair
  • Osteotomy realignment surgery
  • Revision ligament surgery

Problem specialties

  • Knee pain, swelling and injury
  • Knee ski injury
  • Knee trauma
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendon injuries

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Additional information

Orthopaedic surgery
Knee surgery
Paediatric orthopaedics
Sports injury
Soft tissue injuries
Paediatric orthopaedics

Professional memberships

British Association Knee Surgery

British Orthopaedic Association (Fellow)

European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy

South African Knee Society

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports

South East Knee Study Group

Royal Society of Medicine

British Medical Association

Medical Protection Society

Book Chapter ‘Orthopaedic Investigations’ ABC of Trauma & Orthopaedics (BMJ books/Blackwell Publishers) June 2013


‘Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury And Radiological Progression Of Knee Osteoarthritis – A Systematic Review And Meta-analysis’. Am Jur Sp Med 2013/128645

‘A Survey of Rehabilitation Regimens following Isolated ACL Reconstruction’. JMED Research Volume 2014 (2014), Manuscript 118077 (

A Review of Hip Fracture Mortality—Why and How Does Such a Large Proportion of These Elderly Patients Die? Surgical Science, 2014, 5, 227-232

‘The use of the Ligament augmentation and reconstruction system for posterior cruciate reconstruction: A systematic review’. Arthroscopy 2014 Jan;30(1):111-20

‘i-Hammer, a Novel clinical Technique’. Surgery 2014 Jan; 155(1):200, PMID: 24094583

‘Seminal Papers In Trauma Orthopaedics’ Orthopaedics and Trauma (27-4 (2013), pp. 233-249)

‘Systematic Review of Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients Under 30 Years Old’. Hip International 2013 Hip Int. 2013 Mar 5:0. doi: 10.5301/hipint.5000002

‘Publication Trends in Knee Surgery- A Review of the last 16 years’ The Journal of Arthroplasty. May 2013. 28 (2013) 751-758

‘Double bundle ACL grafts predict four strand single bundle graft size and demonstrate greater available area for graft integration’. Bone Joint J 2013 vol. 95-B no. SUPP 1 213

‘The Impact of Anaesthetic and Rehabilitation Regimes on the Length of Stay Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty’. On-Line Journal of Clinical Audit 2013 Vol 5, No 2 (2013)

‘A Survey of Rehabilitation Regimens following Isolated ACL Reconstruction’ Full article submitted for publication, The British Journal of Sports Therapy

‘Seminal Papers In Paediatric Orthopaedics’ Orthopaedics and Trauma 26 (2012), pp. 345-353

‘Joint Replacement Surgery: Comparing Hospitals’ The British Journal of Healthcare Management. 18(1): 34 - 37 (Jan 2012)

Consultant Knee Surgeon and Senior Honorary Lecturer, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

As a keen gym enthusiast I enjoy training as often as possible.