Jonathon Lavelle

Consultant Knee Surgeon

MB BS FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Mr Lavelle specialises in knee treatment, and has a particular expertise in soft tissue and replacement surgery.

He also specialises in ligament reconstruction and meniscal surgery. He has worked with many professional rugby and football clubs, as well as with the Professional Jockeys Association in the UK. He is associated with a number of overseas ski resorts.

Recent and current appointments

  • Consultant, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, London

Publications, lectures and teaching

  • Contributed to multiple peer-reviewed journals and is a reviewer for The British Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
  • Key lecturer at Imperial College and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
  • He has also organised training courses for postgraduate surgery
  • Lectures internationally on knee treatment

Society memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)

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Contact details

To find out more, or to arrange an appointment please contact my secretary, Aileen Kenny who will be more than happy to help:

DDI: +44 (0) 203 195 2345
Fax: +44 (0) 203 070 0106


I cannot thank you enough. After struggling with painful knees for a number of years due to arthritis, I can honestly say I am now pain free and able to resume normal mobility. I found you so reassuring and kind during my two knee replacements, and with your skills, aftercare and results. You have truly exceeded my expectations.

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