Simon Ball

Consultant Knee Surgeon

MA FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Mr Ball specialises in all aspects of knee surgery.

Mr Ball is an extremely keen sportsman. He captained Cambridge University Football Club and has played semi-professional football, thus understands the needs and expectations of sports people. Mr Ball has a special interest in sports knee injuries, complex ligament reconstruction and re-alignment surgery.

Current and Recent Appointments

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust
  • Clinical Lead, Trauma & Orthopaedics, Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust

Publications, lectures and teaching

  • Multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Regularly presents at national and international meetings
  • Book Chapter on Extensor Tendon Reconstruction
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
  • Regular faculty member on Orthopaedic courses

Society Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Medical Association

Contact details

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

DDI: +44 (0) 203 617 6322
Fax: +44 (0) 203 070 0106

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A huge thank you to you and the rest of the team at the Fortius Surgical centre for making me feel so at ease yesterday. As far as surgery and ops go, it was a relatively stress free process and dare I say it, somewhat enjoyable.

Arthroscopy allows surgeons to use a type of keyhole surgery to diagnose and treat joint problems.
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.