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

  • Vice President of British Orthopaedic Association
  • 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
01473 279124

Practice location:
Fortius Clinic City
Fortius Clinic Marylebone

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