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Runners and their knees...

Article published on the Sepentine Running Club website explaining Mr Ian McDermott's take on dealing with runners and their knee problems...

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Mr Ian McDermott listed in Tatler's 2013 Top Doctor Guide

London Sports Orthopaedics Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Ian McDermott has been selected by a panel of distinguished GPs and fellow consultants to be included in a guide to Britain’s 250 best doctors. Produced as a supplement by Tatler magazine, the ‘Doctors Guide’, now in its fourth edition, recognises the brightest and most respected surgeons, doctors and medical experts in the UK.

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Research shows that Knee Arthroscopy can delay the need for Knee Replacement by about 7 years

A study by Richard Steadman has shown that knee arthroscopy even in severely arthritic knees can give good symptomatic and functional improvement, and can delay the subsequent need for total knee replacement surgery by about 7 years...

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Urgent Advice Sheet for BUPA Medical Insurance Subscribers released by FIPO

The Federation of Independent Practitioners Organisations (FIPO) has released an urgent advice sheet for BUPA Medical Insurance Subscribers in response to unilateral changes imposed by BUPA that may disadvantage patients...

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New BioPoly implant now available in the UK for treatment of cartilage defects

Mr McDermott is one of only 4 surgeons in the UK chosen to take part in a clinical trail of an exciting new implant for the treatment of full-thickness articular cartilage defects on the femoral condyle in the knee...

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BOA Patient Liaison Group Statement: BUPA's introduction of Open Referral

In our view, there is no justification for the schism being driven … patients may well have to select a 'non-Bupa-tariff' doctor because any Bupa options are too inconvenient for the…

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Best Practice for Primary Isolated Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

This document sets out a statement of best practice for primary isolated Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. It represents a consensus statement from the British Orthopaedic Association

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