Jonathan Bell

Consultant Knee Surgeon


Jonathan Bell, FRCS(Orth), is a renowned Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon with a distinguished career centered around his expertise in knee surgery. He has developed a reputation for excellence in treating a wide range of knee conditions, from sports injuries to degenerative diseases.

Jonathan's approach to patient care is guided by his philosophy of keeping the active active. He has enabled thousands of children, teens and adults to return to their sports and hobbies after knee injuries and knee conditions. His expertise includes managing ligament reconstructions, arthroscopic techniques, patellofemoral stabilisation surgery and joint replacements including bespoke unicompartmental replacement which are designed and built by a robot to fit only yourself rather than bringing the robot into theatre. Jonathan strongly believes in exploring nonoperative options and often manages patients without surgery. He has published on surgical techniques, non-surgical treatment approaches and some of the earliest publications on biological techniques for treating degenerative knee conditions.

He is well-regarded for his work with athletes of all levels, from occasional joggers to professional sports people. Jonathan's passion for skiing is reflected in his specialised treatment of skiers, ranging from beginners to Olympians. His innovative recovery programmes are highlighted by his unique approach of offering a ski injury clinic that culminates after recovery by him accompanying his patients back to the slopes post-surgery on the “Return to ski day”.

Jonathan graduated in 1987 from the University of London and received extensive training at several prestigious institutions in the UK and abroad, including Middlesex, Barts, Great Ormond Street, and St George’s Hospitals. He has also received specialised training in both the UK and Australia. Jonathan worked in the NHS for over 20 years and has over 20 years of experience as a knee specialist at Wimbledon Clinics which he started in 2001 and most recently Fortius Clinic. Jonathan is a dedicated teacher, regularly sharing his knowledge in the UK and overseas.

Patient's highlight Jonathan's communication skills emphasising his ability to provide confidence and calm to patients undergoing surgery and explore what is most important to each and every patient. 

Jonathan Bell is an exceptional choice for anyone seeking expert care for knee-related issues, backed by his vast experience, patient-focused approach, and innovative treatment methods. 

Areas of expertise 

  • Custom knee replacement 
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Sports injuries
  • Arthroscopic techniques for knee surgery

Recent and current appointment

  • Founder and Director of Wimbledon Clinics 
Jonathan Bell

Contact details

To find out more, or to arrange an appointment please call 0208 944 0665. 

Secretary details: 
Marilia Uchoa
0203 929 1023

Practice location:
Fortius Clinic Wimbledon

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