Mark Bowditch

Consultant Knee Surgeon

BSc(Hons) MB ChB FRCS FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Mr Bowditch is an experienced knee surgeon specialising in treating all types of knee conditions with both non-operative and surgical techniques. His orthopaedic training took place in Cambridge followed by a specialist knee fellowship at SportsMed SA, Australia before becoming Consultant in 2000. He works with many sportspersons- professional and amateur. He sees patients in the East of England and in London at Fortius.

His particular interests are knee ligament reconstructions (ACL), meniscal/cartilage repair & transplant, osteotomy, partial (uni) and total knee replacement and runs a complex tertiary referral clinic in East of England.

Recent and Current Appointments

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon East Suffolk North Essex Foundation Trust (ESNEFT)
Director of Musculo-Skeletal/Special surgery ESNEFT (Ipswich/Colchester)
Head of School of Surgery HEE East of England, Cambridge
Chair Specialty Advisory Committee (Joint Royal Surgical Colleges UK/Eire) Trauma & Orthopaedics (Leads on all aspects re training of future orthopaedic surgeons)
British Orthopaedic Association Council trustee
Past President of Cambridge Orthopaedic Club

Publications, Lectures and Teaching

Variety of publications on knee surgery and surgical education
Lectures on basic science, knee conditions & safe appropriate surgery to wide audiences
Leader in education & surgical training/ rewritten the postgraduate orthopaedic training curriculum

Society Memberships

British Association of Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons (England and Edinburgh)
British Orthopaedic Study Group
European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
Faculty of medical leadership & management


Contact details

To find out more, or to arrange an appointment please call 0203 195 2442.

Secretary details:

Vanessa Sillett
DDI: 01473 279124
Fax: +44 (0) 203 070 0106

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