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

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

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

Louise Ayling

Louise Ayling

 ACL reconstruction

I would highly recommend Ian McDermott to anybody contemplating knee surgery. His professionalism, attention to detail and knowledge (and experience) of current medical research gave me the confidence to go ahead [with an ACL reconstruction plus meniscal allograft transplantation]. Continue reading

1 September 2015

Mary Wolff-Ingham

 Knee replacement

Dear Mr McDermott, I was cycling past London Bridge Hospital on Monday and thought of you! I can’t believe how different I feel six months on since you replaced my knee. I wanted to write and thank you properly for doing such a wonderful job; for being such a skilled surgeon but also for the... Continue reading

7 May 2015

Sarah Conway

Sarah Conway

 Meniscal Transplantation

While I was living in London to pursue a Master’s degree at the London School of Economics & Political Science, I found Ian at the 31 Old Broad Street practice. My knee had been bothering me quite a bit in the weeks prior and I was feeling increasingly concerned about its state. Over the two... Continue reading

19 April 2013

Cleo Biron

Cléo Biron

 Medial Plica Syndrome

I am a keen long distance runner and have taken part in a number of marathons and Ironman triathlon events. I have never had any problems with my knees in the past. One day as I set out on a regular Saturday morning run I immediately felt something was feeling ‘off’ with my right knee.... Continue reading

3 January 2016

Mr Michael Kane

 Knee replacement

Dear Ian, 6 weeks on from my knee replacement surgery and I am pleased to tell you that the new knee is doing really well. I have been able to get a good angle of approx. 110 degrees at present, and I am so pleased with the results. I would like to take this opportunity... Continue reading

15 August 2015

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Elizabeth Phu

 ACL Reconstruction

I first saw Mr Atkinson in June 2014 and he was very friendly and understood why I was getting frustrated. I had keyhole surgery in August and he confirmed my fears that I had torn my ACL, which meant I needed a full reconstruction. I decided to have the full surgery in November. Throughout this... Continue reading

17 April 2015

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George Katsaros

 ACL Reconstruction

Dear Mr Atkinson, just wanted to say as one of your patients a big thank you doing such a fantastic job on my knee. It is more than two years on since my op and my knee feels great. I have even managed to play competitive football after major ACL Reconstruction. Thank you so much…you... Continue reading

2 February 2015