Knee Surgery Experience
To date, Jon has completed over 6,000 operations including 2,000 knee arthroscopies, 1500 total knee replacements, 500 partial knee replacements and 500 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions.
Jon is a former recipient of the prize for outstanding performance in arthroscopic (keyhole) knee surgery, awarded by the British Orthopaedic Association.
Knee arthroscopy (keyhole) surgery
Unicompartmental knee replacement
Research & Development
Jon’s research work has centred on joint preservation surgery for the treatment of young adults with knee osteoarthritis and has been presented at international meetings and published in peer-reviewed journals.
In 2014 he was one of only three UK consultant surgeons selected to join an evolving European Excellence Programme based in Zurich, with a primary focus on orthopaedic product innovation and implant design.
Jon is currently a lead investigator for a national multi-centre clinical research trial to evaluate the BioPoly RS implant – an innovative device to treat young adults with early knee arthritis. Jon has been involved with the design of the device and a number of his patients feature on the BioPoly website.
Jon Smith is Fee Assured with most major insurance companies.