Mr Paul Pavlou

Paul is a specialist knee surgeon treating all knee conditions. He has a particular interest in sports knee injuries and knee replacement surgery including revision surgery and use of partial knee replacements. He has experience of computer navigated knee surgery and the use of high performance and patient specific knee replacements. Paul was the first surgeon the south coast to offer Robotic Assisted Knee Surgery and also the first surgeon to perform day case partial knee replacement surgery. He also regularly treats hip arthritis.

Paul works as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Bournemouth and Poole Hospitals. He qualified in 2001 from Imperial College, London. He completed his specialist Orthopaedic training in Wessex. In 2010 he undertook 12 months of specialist fellowship training in knee and hip surgery at the internationally renowned North Shore Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, working with leading experts in knee and hip surgery.

Prior to his return to the South Coast Paul worked as Quality Improvement Consultant and Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust.

Paul is one of a handful of surgeons internationally who has been awarded two Knee Society Awards by the Knee Society of America for his research, which he has presented both nationally and internationally. He has published numerous articles in peer review journals and has authored chapters in textbooks of orthopaedic surgery. He frequently reviews scientific papers for The Bone and Joint Journal.

Paul is a member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee, the British Orthopaedic Association and the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management.

Paul is married to Emma, a local GP, and has two young sons. He is a classically trained guitarist and enjoys photography. He loves windsurfing, kitesurfing, stand-up paddle boarding, open water swimming and cycling. He has had his fair share of orthopaedic injuries so knows first-hand what it takes to get back to doing the things you love.

Based at
The Bournemouth Private Clinic/Royal Bournemouth Hospital
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in knee surgery. Hip arthritis.
Professional qualifications
MBBS, BSc (Hons), MFMLM, FRCS(Tr&Orth)
Current Memberships
British Association of Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management
Year Qualified
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Mr Paul Pavlou