Mr Adrian Fairbank

Wimbledon Clinics

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Knee

About me

Adrian qualified as a doctor in 1986 after winning a place to read medicine at Queens’ College Cambridge, and subsequently St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School in London.
After Orthopaedic Fellowship in Australia and the US, in 1997 he was appointed as a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer to St George’s Hospital, London. He worked there for 16 years, and also at the Epsom Elective Orthopaedic Centre (for which he was lead knee clinician) During his time in the NHS he was Surgical Tutor, Lead Clinician (Knees), and a member of the Research and Ethics Committee. In 2010, he made the difficult decision to leave the NHS to focus on clinical treatment of knee problems - leaving the bureaucracy of the NHS behind.
Adrian is now a dedicated knee specialist working purely privately with a group of like minded specialists in a multidisciplinary team. Performing only knee surgery in the over 16's. His expertise covers torn cartilage and meniscus, Joint surface wear (articular cartilage) ligament damage, ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction - arthroscopic (key hoe) surgery, unicompartment (half knee) replacement and open surgery total knee replacement, new knee or knee cap.
A keen road cyclist, golfer and sailor he is also a sports injury specialist, treating football, rugby, golf, tennis and athletic related injuries. Working in association with Wimbledon Clinics multi-disciplinary team, he looks after patients ranging from Olympic and professional sports stars to celebratory actors and singers as well as weekend warriors of the past and the future.

Areas of interest

Knee surgery only; Focussing on returning the active to their chosen activity; All surgery to the meniscus (torn cartilage) especially repair: Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament ACL,; Cartilage treatments or joint surface surgery; Arthroscopy or "key hole surgery"; Arthroplasty or joint replacement both partial and total for new knees or new knee caps. Also injections of steroid, hydrocortisone, lubricants and synthetic synovial fluids, and platelet rich plasma or PRP.

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Procedures completed

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)

  • W4210

    Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (5-50)

  • W9282

    Joint fluid examination (e.g. polarising microscopy) performed by consultant (including aspiration of fluid) - (1-5)

  • W7420

    Autograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (including arthroscopic and meniscectomy) - (1-5)

  • W2830

    Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding k-wires - (1-5)

  • W8230

    Arthroscopic meniscal repair - (1-5)

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