There is no particular qualification in knee surgery itself. Most surgeons specialising in knee surgery are qualified in general orthopaedic surgery, and have gravititated towards specialising in knees.

In a superspeciality like this, it is highly regarded to do a 'fellowship' of one or two years with a mentor or orthopaedic unit specialising in knee surgery. Fellows often travel to other parts of the world to join a specialist unit like that.


Skills training in knee surgery

An insider's view of how a knee surgeon develops his skills outside of the operating room.

Knee surgeons and how to find one

What exactly is a knee surgeon? What qualifications and experience does a knee surgeon have?