Sharon Nicholson

 Meniscal transplantation

I had a meniscal transplant operation last May by Mr Ian McDermott and I cannot thank Mr McDermott enough. Many years ago I had my cartilage removed in my left knee and over the years with bone on bone rubbing against each other it left me in pain with restrictive movement so I had had... Continue reading

November 2012

Bobbie Evans

 Total Knee Replacement

On May 3rd I underwent a full knee replacement at the London Bridge Hospital under the care of mr Ian McDermott. I am now 5 months in recovery and during this time I have attended 13 Sessions of physiotherapy during which time they taught me various exercises to help the knee also massage to assist... Continue reading

November 2016

Patricia Bladon

 Total Knee Replacement

Dear Ian Just wanted to say thank you so much for all your expertise in performing my total Knee replacement. Whilst it took time ,my recpovery was so much quicker than several other friends, both male and female who have had the same procdeure, though not with a ConforMIS knee. I am now able to... Continue reading

October 2016

Nicholas Dodds

 Medial Plica Syndrome

Knees are funny things – most people know a little bit about cartilage, some a bit more about ligaments but what about a plica? When I first developed pain along the inside of my left knee, there was no obvious cause – other than cycling quite a bit. A succession of GPs and physiotherapists suggested... Continue reading

May 2012

Nick Alderman

 Knee Surgery

Ian, I just wanted to drop you a quick note to thank you for your excellent service and professionalism. The recovery has been slow but effective and I am now cycling daily to and from work. In addition I have begun some short runs. I would not hesitate to recommend you to friends and colleagues... Continue reading

May 2012

Michael Kane

 Total Knee Replacement

Dear Ian, 6 weeks on from my knee replacement surgery and I am pleased to tell you that the new knee is doing really well. I have been able to get a good angle of approx. 110 degrees at present, and I am so pleased with the results. I would like to take this opportunity... Continue reading

August 2015

Cléo Biron

 Medical Plica Syndrome

I am a keen long distance runner and have taken part in a number of marathons and Ironman triathlon events. I have never had any problems with my knees in the past. One day as I set out on a regular Saturday morning run I immediately felt something was feeling ‘off’ with my right knee.... Continue reading

January 2016

Ray Redgwell

 Total Knee Replacement

Dear Mr McDermott, You will have seen many subsequent patients and it is now some 14 months since my operation however as a final act of much appreciation I thought I would just like to extend a final sincere thank you for my knee replacement, which has been a wonderful success. During the last year... Continue reading

February 2017

Darren Birch

 Clinic Consultations

Dear Ian, As you know I’ve seen a number of knee consultants over the years, and I have to say that your approach to patient care and advice is excellent and totally refreshing. Thank you. 20 October 2012 Continue reading

October 2012

Laura Procter

 Meniscal repair

Late May 2008 I managed to damage my knee whilst climbing. It was felt odd at the time. It felt like I had only twisted it but it was very painful to walk on and I could not straighten my leg. The swelling came up the next day when I went to visit the Doctor who said I... Continue reading

July 2009

Leo Camish

 Radiofrequency to cartilage damage on patella

I am a 15-year-old student at Hurstpierpoint College, Sussex, where I play a term of Rugby, a term of Hockey and a term of Cricket. I also represent Sussex at Cricket, where I have played for the last 3 years as a wicket keeper / batsman. I developed a pain in my right knee early... Continue reading

December 2012

Duncan Faircloth

 Knee Arthroscopy

Forty-five years ago I had a cartilage removed from my right knee. It was a very successful operation and allowed me to play many demanding sports (except rugby and soccer) to a high competitive standard. Although the knee would occasionally swell up, an icepack and a good massage would bring the swelling down pretty quickly.... Continue reading

March 2008

Julie Davies

 ACL Reconstruction

Most people, including myself, thought I was mad when I told Mr McDermott that I wanted to go ahead with an ACL reconstruction with an 8 week old baby! The motivated part of me was determined to get it done and get back to playing tennis & skiing as quickly as possible, and the lazy... Continue reading

January 2009