The success of our practice is based on the positive feedback and recommendation. Here you can read what other patient’s think of our clinical care. If you would like to leave your own comments please fill in our feedback form. Although not mandatory you can also attach a ‘selfie’ with your comment.

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Knee arthroscopy for meniscal tear

 Knee arthroscopy for meniscal tear

Hi Ian, I am pleased to say that both my knees are doing extremely well and I have had no pain from them since recovering from the arthroscopy.  Last year, I was part of a team who completed a challenging sponsored trek through the Southern Highlands of Iceland, which involved crossing lava and snow fields,... Continue reading

2 May 2018

Dancers’ Knees

 Dancers' Knees

The level of care that Ian provides to all his patients is unparalleled. The communication with both patients and practitioners is exemplary. He always finds time to answer questions honestly and clearly, and his attention to detail, when performing surgery is brilliant. I entrust all my patients with knee problems into his care, he is... Continue reading

22 April 2018

Richard’s custom-made knee

 Custom-made knee replacement

After suffering from arthritis in both knees and many arthroscopic procedures, I was recommended by Mr Simon Moyes to Mr Ian McDermott for a total knee replacement on my left knee. Mr McDermott recommend a bespoke ConforMIS knee, which took place at the London Bridge Hospital in October 2017. The pre-op discussions where clear and precise... Continue reading

15 April 2018

David’s custom-made knee replacement

 Custom-made knee replacement

Dear Ian On 14th March 2017 I had my left knee replaced — what a difference. When I met you at the London Sports Orthopaedics Clinic you made me feel comfortable and your experience and knowledge provided me with the confidence I needed. You told me what I should be expecting from a total knee... Continue reading

7 March 2018

Pamela’s custom-made knee replacement

 Custom-made knee replacement

Dear Mr McDermott, I can’t thank you enough for your patience and understanding to finally get me there. My case was not straightforward, in that I had an underlying problem with ongoing sinus infections, unfortunately resulting in 2 cancellations. We then had to include a microbiologist from London Bridge Hospital and he gave us both the confidence... Continue reading

18 February 2018

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Keith Taylor

 Hip Replacement

I had a replacement left hip at London Bridge Hospital under the care of Mr Paul Jairaj. Six months later, except for a small scar on my buttock it would not be possible to know that I ever had a problem. I am 62 and have just been rock climbing without any worry or problem.... Continue reading

28 November 2017

Mr Stephen Card

 Patellofemoral Arthroplasty

I was referred to Ian McDermott after my fourth arthroscopy on my right knee, all of which had provided temporary relief at best and, at worst, been a waste of time.  I was fully expecting him to advise that I would have two choices; A) a full knee replacement, or B) wait until your knee is bad... Continue reading

30 July 2017

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Katherine Jones

 Ankle ligament reconstruction and Arthroscopy

The journey that led me to meet Mr Abbasian in the first place was quite a difficult one. I broke my ankle back in January 2016. At the time, my local hospital told me it was a very simple avulsion fracture and I would be back running again in 12 weeks. 6 months later, I... Continue reading

10 April 2017

Professor Richard Plomin

 Knee arthritis

I was hesitant to consult a knee surgeon about my arthritic knee because I had heard that knee surgeons only want to do surgery. For this reason, I was pleasantly surprised to find that after carefully going through all the options, Mr McDermott suggested that in my case surgery was not advisable. I very much... Continue reading

1 March 2017

Ray Redgwell

 Knee Replacement

Dear Mr McDermott, You will have seen many subsequent patients and it is now some 14 months since my operation however as a final act of much appreciation I thought I would just like to extend a final sincere thank you for my knee replacement, which has been a wonderful success.  During the last year... Continue reading

8 February 2017

Olenka Tomaszewska

 Spinal Surgery

Mr Anwar! I am writing to thank you and all your team for the treatment I have received while I have been a patient of yours undergoing spinal surgeries. During my stays in hospital the staff were tremendous and always so caring and helpful. As you may recall when we last met, I told you... Continue reading

8 November 2016

Mrs Bobbie Evans

 Total Knee Replacement

On May 3rd I underwent a full knee replacement at the London Bridge Hospital under the care of mr Ian McDermott. I am now 5 months in recovery and during this time I have attended 13 Sessions of physiotherapy during which time they taught me various exercises to help the knee also massage to assist... Continue reading

1 November 2016

Margaret Patricia Bladon

 Total Knee Replacemet

Dear Ian Just wanted to say thank you so much for all your expertise in performing my total Knee replacement. Whilst it took time ,my recpovery was so much quicker than several other friends, both male and female who have had the same procdeure, though not with a ConforMIS knee. I am now able to... Continue reading

26 October 2016

Annie Standish

 Total Knee Replacement

Dear Ian, I thought I should just drop you a line to let you know what amazing progress I have made with my knee replacement. I am sure that you hear it all the time but it has been life changing for me and my family. I am now totally pain free and now able... Continue reading

23 October 2016

Corinne Ramskill

  Total hip replacement

Dear Paul, Just thought I would contact you to express  my overall experience of having my hip replacement operation. We first met on the 26th April for consultation followed by the operation on the 25th May and the follow up visit six weeks later. My first visit to you on the 26th April was very... Continue reading

9 August 2016

Adam Foster

 Secondary Repair of the Achilles tendon for Rupture

I saw Mr Abbasian after suffering for a month having been told (by others) it wasn’t my achilles, there were some underlying issues that may have contributed to the rupture which were explained and after managing my expectations on recovery time and taking a conservative route. Post operatively I was able to ski 5 mths... Continue reading

2 June 2016

Isabelle Hung

 Foot injury (stress fracture)

My foot had swollen massively and thanks to some swift examinations (MRI and X-ray on the same day!), a cast and some useful stretches, my foot was able to heal in time for the race (which I won!!).  Afterwards I have had conscientious and attentive treatment  from a physio to continue strengthening to help me... Continue reading

16 May 2016

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Martin Williams

 Ankle Fracture dislocation

Following a cycling accident, during which I broke my leg, dislocated my foot through 90°, broke several bones in my ankle and sustained significant soft tissue damage, Ali put me back together and I was cycling again 10 weeks after the accident.   Amazing, dedicated, hands-on surgeon who is down to earth and easy to get... Continue reading

12 April 2016