Andy Williams

Consultant Knee Surgeon


Mr Williams specialises in all knee conditions except joint replacement.


He works with many sports professionals including most Aviva Premiership rugby clubs, and many English Premier League football teams. He has particular expertise in knee ligament problems and sports-related knee injury. He is a renowned lecturer and prize-winning researcher of knee-related issues. He was named in 'The Times' Britain's 100 Top Doctors, in December 2011.

Recent and current appointments

  • Fortius Clinic
  • Honorary Reader, Imperial College, London
  • Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Services, University of Oxford

Publications, lectures and teaching

  • Lead editor of the 39th edition of Gray’s Anatomy
  • Published over 150 scientific articles
  • Published numerous award-winning studies on knee motion and ligament / meniscal anatomy and surgery
  • Lectures nationally and internationally on knee surgery

Click here for a list of Mr Williams' publications

Society memberships

  • ACL Study Group (Member of Scientific Committee)
  • Australian Knee Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee (Executive Committee Member 2004-07)
  • British Patellofemoral Society (Founding Member)
  • British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association (Founding Member)
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) (Member of Sports Committee)
  • Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (Founding Fellow)
  • Herodicus Society (First British Member)
  • International Society Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, And Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) (Member of Knee Sports and Preservation Committee)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England

Contact details

To find out more, or to arrange an appointment please contact my secretaries, Natasha Zealey and Sureena Wayling who will be more than happy to help:

DDI: +44 (0) 203 195 2444
Fax: +44 (0) 203 070 0106

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Stories from Andy's patients

Before he even examined me, he just listened. It was the first time I felt like anyone had really listened to me. David was operated on by Mr Andy Williams in late 2017.
At 17 years old, in a match against Leeds Carnegie, Luis injured his knee spelling an indefinite break from his rugby career.

Areas of Interest

Sometimes the meniscus can be repaired using small sutures (stitches)
Are you one of the many people in the UK suffering in silence with knee pain? Well you're not alone, over 70,000 knee replacements are carried out in England and Wales each year, a procedure which involves replacing the knee joint with an artificial one.
ACL reconstruction involves taking a piece of tissue from a tendon is used to replace a torn tendon.