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Barry Andrews is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in knee and trauma surgery.
He is an expert in sports knee injuries, knee replacement, and in particular partial knee replacement. He recognises the importance of knee preservation surgery. He can offer expert treatment for cartilage lesions, meniscal problems, ACL , PCL, and mulitiligament knee injuries, and specialises in osteotomies around the knee. He is a specialist complex orthopaedic trauma surgeon which includes periprosthetic fractures around knee replacements.
His NHS base is at King’s College Hospital London, a teaching hospital and Major Trauma Centre.
He has completed 2 specialist knee fellowships; at Imperial College London, where he developed the clinical application of robotic knee replacement; and in Queensland, Australia, where he underwent specialist training in sports knee surgery, osteotomy, and knee arthroplasty.
He also spent one year at the RPA hospital in Sydney, where he was trained in and performed complex orthopaedic trauma surgery.
Barry is a graduate of the University of Sheffield Medical School, where he also completed early surgical training. Upon moving to London, he successfully joined the prestigious Percival Pott orthopaedic training rotation which included specialist knee and trauma training at St.Bartholomews, The Royal London, and The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. He joined the UK Specialist Register for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in 2015
Barry is committed to research, and was awarded the NIHR “Greenshoots” prize for new researchers in 2019. He is the Principal Investigator for the ACL SNNAP trial at King’s. He has 16 International Presentations, including a European prize-winning presentation for his work on partial knee replacement, and 19 National Presentations.
He is a dedicated teacher and trainer: He runs the knee surgery simulation courses at King’s, lectures to the FRCS knee and trauma trainees, and he is an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Instructor.
He is dedicated to improving patient outcomes, through his use of the UK National Ligament Registry (UKNLR), the UK Osteotomy Registry (UKKOR), the UK Joint Registry (UKNJR), and collects his own outcome data for arthroplasty and multi-ligament knee surgery. He aims to integrate, and improve upon, the evidence-based treatment methods from International knee and trauma conferences.
Areas of interest
Sports knee; ACL reconstruction; Revision ACL reconstruction; PCL reconstruction; Posterolateral Corner Repair and Reconstruction; MCL repair and reconstruction; Multiligament knee reconstruction; Knee arthroscopy; Meniscal Repair; Microfracture; OCD repair; Knee Preservation Surgery; Osteotomy; Partial Knee Replacement; Total Knee Replacement; Revision Knee Replacement;Hip fracture; Femoral fracture; Periprosthetic fracture; Tibial plateau fracture; Tibial fracture; Open fractures; Ankle fractures;
Complex knee trauma; Complex lower limb trauma
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Knee And Trauma Surgeon, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London. Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Prinicipal Investigator for ACL SNNAP trial
Surgical Accuracy of knee surgery
Open tibial fractures
NIHR "Greenshoots" Award for new clinical researchers
EFORT Free Paper Award – Bronze Medal (London)
Courses offered to GPs
Degenerative Meniscal Tears
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MbChB University of Sheffield 2000
- FRCS Ed (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2010
- BMedSci (Hons) University of Sheffield 1997
Reference number 4743831
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Surgery of The Knee
European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
Post treatment communication
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