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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
I am a specialist consultant knee surgeon whose aim is to diagnose and treat your knee problem. I treat all knee conditions in people of all ages. Whether you have longstanding pain from wear and tear arthritis or have injured your knee I will carefully assess your case, organise any necessary scans and X-rays, and go through a variety of treatment options carefully considered to suit your individual needs.
Most of the patients I see don’t need surgery, but most are very keen to know exactly what the problem is and what can be done to help. I work closely with a team of expert physiotherapists to ensure you receive the very best available treatment.
If surgery is required I use proven and safe techniques to help treat your knee problem. I also keep at the forefront of new technology and was the first knee surgeon on the south coast to offer Robotic Assisted Partial and Total Knee Replacements. I specialize in partial knee replacements, sometimes referred to as sports knee replacement or knee resurfacing.
I am passionate about sport and treat sportsmen and women of all ages and abilities and take great pride in returning people who have injured their knees to doing the hobbies they love.
As one of a handful of surgeons internationally who has been awarded 2 Knee Society Awards by the Knee Society of America, I have presented my research both nationally and internationally. I have published numerous articles in scientific journals and have authored chapters in textbooks of orthopaedic surgery. I train surgeons from both the UK and abroad in advanced techniques in knee surgery. My NHS base is at Royal Bournemouth Hospital where I specialise in complex knee surgery.
I am married to Emma, a local GP, and have two young sons. I am a classically trained guitarist and enjoy photography. I enjoy windsurfing, kite-surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, open water swimming and cycling. I have had my fair share of orthopaedic injuries so know first hand what it takes to get back on track after surgery!
“Dear Mr Pavlou, Words can not express my gratitude for the difference you have made to my life. Thanks you, thank you, thank you!” Mrs A.P
Areas of interest
Robotic arm partial knee replacement;bobotic knee;MAKO knee replacement system;Knee; Knee injuries; Knee pain; Knee arthroscopy; Knee surgery; Knee replacement surgery; Knee replacement for arthritis; Partial knee placement surgery; Full knee replacement surgery; Injections for knee arthritis; oxford uncemented Partial knee replacement surgery; Computer navigated knee replacement; Knee ligament reconstruction; ACL; anterior cruciate ligament knee;Meniscal repair knee; Patellofemoral (knee cap) disorders; Cartilage injury; Joint preserving surgery; knee osteotomy; High performance knee replacement;Hip; Hip arthritis; Hip disorders; Hip replacement surgery; Hip pain; Hip replacement for arthritis; Injections for hip pain
Sports injuries; Shock wave therapy
- Vicky Stead
- Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital 67-71 Lansdowne Road Bournemouth BH1 1RW
- 01202 304050
- 07967 442442
- 01202 937999
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Royal Bournemouth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Enhanced recovery after knee replacement
New Techniques to improve function after knee replacement surgery
New Techniques to prevent Infection in knee replacement surgery
Thromboembolism in Trauma
Environmental Impact of Surgery
Paul loves spending time with his family and friends and makes time in his busy schedule to participate in a wide range of water and land based sporting activities.
He is an avid classical and bass guitarist
Chitranjan S. Ranawat Award (American Knee Society 2016)
Mark Coventry Award (American Knee Society 2013)
Stryker Knee Fellowship
Doctors Updates best short paper 2015
Mr Pavlou has published research in a number of leading Orthopaedic Journals and contributed book chapters in the popular orthoapedic text Apley's System of Orthopaedics & Fractures
He is a regular reviewer of scientific papers for the Bone & Joint journal
Courses offered to GPs
Common Knee Conditions
Niggly pains around the knee
Partial Knee Replacement
Robotic Arm Assisted Surgery
Avoiding Skiing injuries
- FRCS (Tr& Orth) Royal College of Surgeons 2012
- Arthroplasty Fellowship North Shore Hospital, Auckland 2012
Reference number 6028600
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Quality Improvement Consultant United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma & Orthopaedics, 2012
Affiliations / memberships
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
British Orthoapedic Association
Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management
Medical Protection Society
- Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital, BH1 1RW
- 08:00 - 12:30
- 01202 304050
- Nuffield Health Bournemouth67 Lansdowne...
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 01202 304050
- St Marys RoadPOOLEBH15 2BH
- 14:00 - 20:00
- 01202 304050
Post treatment communication
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