Mr Ian McDermott

Mr Ian McDermott


Orthopaedic Surgery

Recommended by 1 specialist
29 years of experience
18 years as a specialist

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“Very professional and concise, friendly manner and courteous. Made me feel at ease throughout the consultation. “
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  • Knee Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3581562
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,653 reviews

    31 Old Broad Street

    31 Old Broad Street By Tower 42, London, United Kingdom, EC2N 1HT
    77 reviews


    Mr McDermott is a Consultant Knee Surgeon specialising in orthopedic surgery as well as Honorary Professor Associate at Brunel University London. McDermott graduated with MBBS from Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School in 1992. He attended his postgraduate training across the UK including Oxford and Nottingham. He underwent specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics as a Specialist Registrar in North West Thames region where he also spent his training at Southampton General Hospital as a specialist knee fellow with another colleague, Dr David Barrett. McDermott then completed in training in 2003 and was awarded the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training and then registered as an accredited Specialist Registrar of the General Medical Council. Mr McDermott eventually was appointed as a Consultant in Orthopaedic department at Ealing Hospital in 2005. Later, Ian left the NHS to focus practicing Orthopaedics in a private sector.

    Mr McDermott has strong interest in academia proven by being awarded the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) President’s Medal by Mr. Malcolm Glasgow for his research into biomechanics underlying meniscal repair. Ian also was awarded a Master of Surgery Higher Degree from Imperial College London in 2004 for his outstanding thesis on the Biomechanics of Human Meniscal Transplantation and appointed as an Honorary Professor Associate at Brunel University London for Sports Sciences.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Articular cartilage repair and replacement / grafting
    • Meniscal repair, replacement and transplantation
    • Knee ligament reconstructions
    • Biological Knee Replacement
    • Custom-made focal resurfacing of the knee
    • Custom-made partial and total knee replacements
    • Knee arthroscopy
    • Sports injuries of lower limb

    It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.


    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • ACL Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopy
    • Chondral Grafting
    • Custom-Made Knee Replacement
    • Joint Injection
    • Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Knee Ligament Repair
    • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
    • Meniscal Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
    • Multiligament Reconstruction
    • Patella Realignment
    • Patellofemoral Joint Replacement
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction
    • Revision Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tibial Tubercle Transfer
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    Special interests

    • Arthritis (Knee)
    • Knee Pain
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    • Bone Spurs
    • Knee Cyst
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
    • Posterolateral Corner Injury
    • Sports Injuries
    • Stress Fractures
    • The Young Knee
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
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    MBBS - St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School, London, UK in 1992

    FRCS (Tr & Orth) - Royal College of Surgeons, UK in 2003

    CCST (Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training) 2003

    MS - Imperial College London, UK in 2004

    FFSEM - Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine, UK


    Member and Past-President of the UK Biological Knee Society (UKBKS)

    Member of the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)

    Member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)

    Member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)

    Member of the London Consultants Association (LCA)

    Member of the Independent Doctors Forum (IDF)

    Co-Vice Chairman of the Federation of Independent Practitioners Organisations (FIPO)

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