Clinical Negligence - area of expertise

My specific area of expertise for Clinical Negligence (Liability and Causation, Condition and Prognosis) is in matters related to the knee joint

  • errors in diagnosis of knee problems

  • delays in diagnosis of knee problems

  • performance of surgery of the knee joint - specifically ACL reconstruction, PCL reconstruction, MCL / LCL and posterolateral corner surgery, tibial osteotomy meniscal surgery and fracture fixation surgery

  • lower limb osteotomy surgery

  • knee arthroplasty

  • indications for surgery of the knee joint

  • consent for surgery of the knee joint

Clinical conditions and entities which are my specific area of expertise are;

  • knee injury

  • meniscal injury and meniscal surgery

  • ACL (anterior cruciate ligament)

  • PCL (posterior cruciate ligament)

  • MCL (medial collateral ligament)

  • LCL (lateral collateral ligament) and posterolateral corner

  • meniscal injury and meniscal surgery

  • articular cartilage injury and articular cartilage surgery  

  • patellar fractures

  • tibial plateau fractures

  • tibial fractures

  • distal femoral fractures

  • extensor mechanism problems (patellar tendon, quadriceps tendon)

  • children's knee problems and injury (paediatric knee issues)

I can also provide Clinical Negligence reports (Liability) in my capacity as a general orthopaedic surgeon for;

  • lower limb fractures

  • complex regional pain syndrome

  • spinal injury

I am instructed by both Claimant and Defendants in matters of Clinical Negligence.

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