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On returning to Cardiff after my training in Oswestry, Stoke-on-Trent, Sydney (Australia) and Johannesburg (RSA) I helped pioneer single joint speciality surgery in Wales. Having concentrated purely on knee surgery for almost 15 years both my NHS and Private practice reflect a highly specialist experience which I believe is important to maintaining the highest standards of patient care even with the most complex and demanding conditions. From the simpler Arthroscopic ('Keyhole') procedures through to the highly complex revision ('re-do') operations specialisation remains the cornerstone of success.
Knee surgery covers a multitude of related operations from arthroscopy for cartilage and ligament operations, osteotomies to correct alignment and deformity, and knee replacement both primary and revision.
In addition to a busy clinical practice I continue to write, lecture and publish research papers regularly. To date I have authored over 60 research papers, 10 books & chapters and given over 200 invited lectures to national and international conferences.
Areas of interest
Joint replacements; Knee surgery; Osteoporosis; Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament; Revision knee surgery (orthopaedic); Deformity correction;
- Andrea Summers
- Cardiff Knee Clinic 20 Mount Stuart Square Cardiff CF10 5DP
- 029 2043 6300
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board.
Young adult knee replacement
Revision of infected knee replacements
Special clinical interests
Primary and revision knee replacement
Leg lengthening (non cosmetic)
Minimal access replacement knee resurfacing
Osteomyelitis and non-unions and mal-unions
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (5-50)
Arthroscopic meniscectomy (including debridement) - (5-50)
Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (1-5)
Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - bilateral - (1-5)
Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint - bilateral - (1-5)
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