Testimonials

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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“Back to cycling, yoga & trekking”

 Meniscal and ACL allograft

I had a semi-successful ACL graft performed when I was 17 following a rugby accident in Abu Dhabi. After several smaller issues and degradation of the ACL and meniscus over 15 years, I was put in touch with Mr Ian McDermott about the possibility of grafting a new ACL and meniscus. The operation was performed... Continue reading

10 December 2018

“Thanks to Mr Chandrashekar, I’m playing football again”

 ATF Ligament Repair

I was advised by my GP to see Mr Chandrashekar as my foot didn’t appear to be getting any better after being fouled from football. The MRI scan showed I had torn my ATF ligament. We discussed the treatment options, which were surgery, or rest and physio. We agreed on resting, physio and re-stengthening the... Continue reading

6 December 2018

“The best sports doc ever!”

 Ultrasound guided injection

I can’t thank Kal enough, because he never gave up on me, despite all the injuries I’ve had over the years! To find someone like Kal has been incredible. I’ve seen so many different sports docs and surgeons throughout my running career, but he is simply ‘the best’. Unlike others I’ve seen, he’s listened. He... Continue reading

29 November 2018

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Dr Kal Parmar

“You’ve been fantastic”

 Ankle Arthroscopy & Cheilectomy

After not getting the answers I needed from my GP, I was put in touch with Mr Suresh Chandrashekar for a persistent ankle injury that I’d had for a number of months. He immediately knew something wasn’t right and his suspicions were confirmed in the scan. He was diligent, the operation went fantastically well and... Continue reading

28 November 2018

Tingling in my arm completely disappeared!

 Cervical disc replacement

I had a trapped nerve in my neck and it was incredibly painful. I was totally miserable with the pain and had an awful constant tingling in my arm. It was stopping me from sleeping, it was uncomfortable driving and I could no longer play in my Pool Team, which I really missed. Mr Ibrahim... Continue reading

9 November 2018

Fully recovered and back at the gym!

 Meniscal Repair

I came to Peter Hill with a torn meniscus in my left leg that had got caught in my joint. I therefore needed surgery. He was everything you would wish for in a doctor and surgeon: reassuring, professional and empathetic. Due to an impending trip, surgery needed to happen relatively quickly. Peter went the extra... Continue reading

30 October 2018

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Mr Peter Hill

Life changing spine surgery

 Microdiscectomy

I first herniated a disc in January 2018 and was recommended to Mr Ibrahim by AXA. We tried to fix it with physio and injections.  However, in July 2018 I pulled my back again and herniated L4 & L5 vertebrae.  This time it was much worse.  I was in excruciating pain. I couldn’t walk, sit... Continue reading

11 October 2018

Douglas’s Custom-made Knee Replacement

 Custom-made knee replacement

CLICK BELOW to watch a video of Douglas’s account of his personal experiences of having a Conformis custom-made knee replacement at London Sports Orthopaedics by Mr Ian McDermott – To see the full summary video from The 2018 London Custom-Made Knee Meeting, CLICK HERE   Continue reading

4 October 2018

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

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

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

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