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Paul works as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Bournemouth and Poole Hospitals. He qualified in 2001 from Imperial College, London. He completed his specialist Orthopaedic training in Wessex. In 2010 he undertook 12 months of specialist fellowship training in knee and hip surgery at the internationally renowned North Shore Hospital In Auckland, New Zealand, working with leading experts in knee and hip surgery.
Paul is a specialist knee surgeon treating all knee conditions. He has a particular interest in sports knee injuries and knee replacement surgery including revision surgery and use of partial knee replacements. He has experience of computer navigated knee surgery and the use of high performance and patient specific (custom) knee replacements. Paul is one of the first surgeons in the UK to offer robotic assisted partial knee replacement surgery. He also regularly treats hip arthritis.
Prior to his return to the South Coast Paul worked as Quality Improvement Consultant and Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust.
Paul is one of a handful of surgeons internationally who has been awarded 2 Knee Society Awards by the Knee Society of America for his research, which he has presented both nationally and internationally. He has published numerous articles in peer review journals and has authored chapters in textbooks of orthopaedic surgery. He frequently reviews scientific papers for The Bone and Joint Journal.
Paul is a member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee, the British Orthopaedic Association and the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management.
Paul is married to Emma, a local GP, and has two young sons. He is a classically trained guitarist and enjoys photography. He loves windsurfing, kitesurfing, stand-up paddle boarding, open water swimming and cycling. He has had his fair share of orthopaedic injuries so knows first hand what it takes to get back to doing the things you love.
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 977334
- 07967 442442
- 01202 937999
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Royal Bournemouth Hospital
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
- BMI The Harbour Hospital, BH15 2BH
- 15:30 - 20:00
- 07967 442442
- Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital, BH1 1RW
- 08:30 - 12:30
- 07967 442442
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