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Phone & Online Consultation: How It Works

If you’re suffering knee pain and want to see a knee specialist, but don’t want to leave your home during the coronavirus outbreak, we’ll help you by phone or video. Here’s how to arrange your private consultation.

1. Insured?

  Talk to your insurance provider
  Say that you would like to arrange a remote consultation with us. They will usually ask for a referral letter from your GP before they issue an authorisation code.

2. Insured or paying privately

  Call or email the knee surgeon of your choice using the details below:

The Yorkshire Knee Clinic Surgeons

Prof. Nick London
01423 369 119


Dave Duffy
07930 585 744 (Leeds)
07889 485 579 (Harrogate)



Do Phone Or Video Consultations Work?

Yes. You’d be surprised how thorough a phone or video consultation can be, although there are some natural limitations imposed by working remotely. If you have the choice of either phone or video, a video consultation would usually be more effective.

What Do I Need To Be Able To Have A Video Consultation?

You’ll need to have:

  Internet access
  Access to a camera on your phone, tablet, laptop or desktop PC; and
  Access to Skype or Zoom

If you don’t have all of those, choose a phone consultation.

What Video Consulting Apps Do You Use?

We’ll complete your consultation over Skype or Zoom. Both are free to use.

What Will Happen After My Consultation?

Your consultation may give you all the information you need to alleviate your knee pain, but we may wish to carry out further diagnostic work such as a scan. Your consultant will explain what will happen next.

If I Need A Further Consultation, Scan Or Treatment, Will Coronavirus Delay It?

It may well do. Things are changing very fast, and your consultant will be able to give you a clearer idea of timescales when you speak.

Our Surgeons

Prof. Nick London

Prof. Nick London

Specialist Knee Surgeon & Visiting Professor to Leeds Beckett University

“An excellent knee ­surgeon. He probably does as many partial knee replacements as anyone in the country.”

Click here to read the Daily Mail Good Doctors Guide

Dave Duffy

Dave Duffy

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & District NHS Foundation Trust

“Mr Duffy is a wonderful knee surgeon but he’s a very approachable guy as well… That makes a huge difference.”

Jean Drake,
YKC patient.

James Newman

James Newman

Consultant Knee Surgeon at the Yorkshire Knee Clinic

“Mr Newman? He’s a genius in my eyes.”

Glen Jackson, YKC patient

Jon Smith

Jon Smith

Consultant Surgeon at The Yorkshire Knee Clinic

“I’ve already recommended him to quite a few of the players here. I’d recommend him to anyone.”

Daniel Cowling, Batley Bulldogs, YKC patient

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