Mr Saket Tibrewal

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

MBBS, MRCS(ENG), FRCS(Tr&Orth)


Specialises in

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

I am a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon and one of only a few surgeons in the region who is solely dedicated to treating knee problems. Therefore, I have extensive experience and one of the highest volume clinical practices covering all aspects of knee surgery and sports injuries, including partial and total knee replacement, cartilage repair and regeneration, and knee ligament reconstruction.

I aim to always deliver the same level of excellent care to every single patient I treat. My core ethos is to treat my patients how I would wish my family to be treated. I provide a comprehensive specialist knee service and am therefore able to tailor any treatment I offer to best suit the individual needs and aspirations of each of my patients. In this way, my patients receive bespoke personalised treatment with the aim of restoring them to the highest level of function as soon as possible.

I am triple fellowship trained at international centres of excellence (Sydney, Melbourne and Oxford) and I have worked as an NHS Consultant since 2016. I was educated in Oxford and London. I then studied medicine at the Royal Free and University College Medical School (UCL), London, graduating in 2001. My specialist orthopaedic training was on the historic and prestigious Percivall Pott Rotation in London and I was appointed a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2011.

I obtained my Certificate of Completion of Specialist Surgical Training in 2014, following which I embarked on international sub-specialist training. I spent six months with Dr David Dickison in Sydney, Australia, where I trained in all aspects of knee surgery and gained expertise in the use of computer navigation. I then spent a year with A/Prof. Andrew Bucknill at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Prof. Richard de Steiger at the Epworth Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, where I trained in complex arthroplasty and trauma reconstruction. I then returned to England to spend another year focusing purely on knee surgery at the world renowned Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, gaining expertise in unicompartmental (partial) knee replacements.

My excellence in knee surgery was recognised when I was one of only two surgeons awarded the highly prestigious triennial ESSKA-SLARD Travelling Fellowship in 2022. I visited the best hospitals and knee surgeons in South America to share my knowledge and experience. This included Colombia, Peru, Chile, Brazil and Argentina, where I was on the expert panel for knee replacement surgery at the Argentinian Arthroscopy Association International Conference.

During my career, I have also been awarded the BOTA-IOSUK Travelling Fellowship (Ganga Hospital and Breach Candy Hospital, India), the AO International Trauma Fellowship (Sunnybrook Hospital, Canada), the EFORT Travelling Fellowship (HUG, Switzerland), the HCA Foundation Scholarship (Melbourne), and the BOA Travelling Fellowship (Endoklink, Germany).

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General Medical Council Number: C6031582

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Saket Tibrewal at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Biological management of arthritis
  • Cartilage repair and regeneration
  • Knee osteotomy
  • Partial (unicompartmental) knee replacement
  • Patella stabilisation
  • Personalised Knee Replacement (Conformis)

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Additional information

Arthroscopy
Knee surgery
Osteoarthritis
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury
Sports medicine

MBBS / Royal Free Hospital & University College Medical School, University of London / 2001
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS is the degree awarded to doctors when they graduate from medical school.


Professional memberships

General Medical Council (GMC)

British Medical Association (BMA)

Medical Defence Union (MDU)

British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)

British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)

European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

The Girdlestone Orthopaedic Society

The Magellan Orthopaedic Society

The Percivall Pott Club


Professional leadership

I am the current Lead for our Virtual Fracture Service and Acute Knee Injury Service. In this role I deliver sustainable improvements in the quality and efficiency of our service.


Journals

Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma. I am also on the panel of reviewers for The Bone and Joint Journal (formerly JBJS Br), The Knee and International Orthopaedics.

I have authored several book chapters in addition to 28 manuscripts in international peer-reviewed journals. I have been a visiting lecturer and presented my research both nationally and internationally.

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

Outside of work, I enjoy family time with my wife and two young daughters. I enjoy all sports, having played to a high level when younger.