Mr Fairbank qualified as a doctor in 1986 after winning a place to read medicine at Queens College Cambridge, and subsequently St Thomas Hospital Medical School in London. After Orthopaedic Fellowship in Australia and the US, in 1997 he was appointed as a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer to St George s Hospital, London. He worked there for 16 years, and also at the Epsom Elective Orthopaedic Centre (for which he was lead knee clinician). During his time in the NHS he was Surgical Tutor, Lead Clinician (Knees), and a member of the Research and Ethics Committee. In 2010, he made the difficult decision to leave the NHS to focus on clinical treatment of knee problems - leaving the bureaucracy of the NHS behind. Mr Fairbank is now a dedicated knee specialist working purely privately with a group of like minded specialists in a multidisciplinary team. Performing only adolescent and adult knee surgery. His expertise covers Meniscus, Articular cartilage, ACL reconstruction - arthroscopic surgery, unicompartment and open surgery total knee replacement. A keen road cyclist, golfer and sailor he is also a sports injury specialist, treating football, rugby, golf, tennis and athletic related injuries. Working in association with Wimbledon Clinics multi-disciplinary team, he looks after patients ranging from Olympic and professional sports stars to celebratory actors and singers as well as weekend warriors of the past and the future.
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