The Knee Specialists work closely with a core group of anaesthetists including:

Chris Thompson
Mark Pyke
Ben Walton
Ed Morris
Simon Lewis
Dragos Dragnea

All are experienced NHS appointed consultant anaesthetists with proven reputations for reliability and safety. They specialise in the latest techniques in regional anaesthesia and are experts in management of post-operative care and analgesia.

Allied health professionals

The team has strong links with a number of physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, and sports physiotherapy departments. Each of the 7 partners collaborate with specialist physiotherapists with whom they have a long-established, trusted professional relationships.


The knee specialists consultants work closely with the Bristol Musculoskeletal Imaging Group. We hold regular meetings to discuss complex cases and gather opinions.


All the partners are members of the Bristol Knee Group based at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, a research programme with international recognition.

Knee specialists partners collaborate extensively with the University of Bristol on numerous research programmes related to knee surgery and collaborate with many other national and international research centres of excellence.

They also work in partnership with senior clinical fellow, Mo Hassaballa, who plays a key role in the Group's ongoing research activities.


Knee Specialists surgeons have won numerous awards individually and collectively both nationally and internationally

They have been recognised repeatedly as some of the leading surgeons in their field.

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