London, UK - Mr Ian McDermott

Mr Ian McDermott

MB BS, MS, FRCS(Tr&Orth), FFSEM(UK)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Knee and Hip Specialist
Honorary Professor Associate, Brunel University


SPECIALISING IN:-

Hip replacement and knee replacement surgery plus revision surgery
Sports injuries of the lower limb
Arthroscopic surgery of the knee
Meniscal repair and replacement
Meniscal transplantation
Knee ligament reconstructions


PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:-

Honorary Professor Associate, Brunel University School of Sport & Education
Council Member and Trustee of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (2004-2010)
Council Member (2007-2010) and Fellow of the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine
Chairman of the RCSEng Medical Student Liaison Committee (2004-2010)
Honorary Secretary of the UK Meniscal Study Group


BASED AT:-

LONDON SPORTS ORTHOPAEDICS
31 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HT
Tel: 08445 617157
E-mail: london@sportsortho.co.uk
Website: www.sportsortho.co.uk

NORTHWOOD SPORTS ORTHOPAEDICS
Bishops Wood Hospital
Rickmansworth Road, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 2JW
Tel: 08445 617151
E-mail: northwood@sportsortho.co.uk
Website: www.sportsortho.co.uk


MEDICAL & SURGICAL TRAINING

Ian trained at Saint Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School and qualified in 1992. His postgraduate medical training was then undertaken in various hospitals across the UK, including Southend, Peterborough, Northampton, Nottingham and Oxford. In 1998 Ian started specialist training in Trauma & Orthopaedics as a Specialist Registrar in the North West Thames region. During his training, Ian spent a period at Southampton General Hospital with Mr David Barrett, as a specialist Knee Fellow. Ian completed his specialist training in 2003, and was then awarded his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) and was entered onto the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council.

Ian was appointed as a Consultant in the Orthopaedic Department at Ealing Hospital in April 2005 and took up his position there in June 2005. Prior to this he was employed as a Locum Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant at Hillingdon Hospital for 11 months. Ian has now left the NHS and works exclusively in the independent sector.


MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:-

Ian is a member of the following:-

The British Medical Association
The British Orthopaedic Association
The British Association for Surgery of the Knee
The British Orthopaedic Research Society
The UK Meniscal Study Group
The European Meniscal Transplantation Group


POSITIONS OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

In 2003 - 2004 Ian was President of the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association and sat on the Council of the British Orthopaedic Association and the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He was also an invited observer on the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was the Trainees Representative on the Joint Committee for Higher Surgical Training.

In April 2004 Ian was the youngest ever surgeon to be elected as a Council Member and Trustee of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, for a 6-year term of office (2004-2010). Ian was also appointed onto the Council of the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine, as the representative of the Royal College of Surgeons (2007-2010). He has also been the Chairman of the Royal College's Medical Student Liaison Committee (2004-2010). In addition, Ian is a Board Member of the Federation of Independent Practitioners Organisations (FIPO).


ACADEMIC INTERESTS

Ian first developed an interest in academic medicine whilst training as a junior doctor, and he has maintained a strong academic interest ever since. In April 2003, Ian was awarded the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) President's Medal by Mr Malcolm Glasgow for his research into the biomechanics of meniscal repair.

Ian's continued involvement in academia and research has resulted in him being awarded a Master of Surgery Higher Degree from Imperial College in 2004, with a thesis on The Biomechanics of Human Meniscal Transplantation.

In June 2005, Ian was appointed an Honorary Professor Associate at Brunel University in the School of Sport & Education.

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