Damian Clark is a trauma and orthopaedic consultant surgeon who works in Bristol (UK). He completed medical school at King's College London. He has completed fellowships in trauma and knee surgery with training in the UK, New Zealand, Australia, India and Canada. Interests include: Trauma & knee surgery Patello-femoral surgery Sports knee injuries Degenerative joint disease Day case joint replacement Enhanced recovery after surgery
I had a total knee replacement at southmead hospital and I was asked if I would like to go on a trial which was leaving hos the same day as my OP.i agreed after talking to mr Clarke. The operation was a complete success and I am walking around completely normal and more importantly pain free. The care at the hos was first class and when I went home the following morning ( could not go home same day as my blood pressure was a little bit high). I would totally recommend this procedure of going home on the same day as nothing can make you recover quicker than being at home. I would definitely recommend southmead hos for this procedure. I would also like to say that Mr Clarke put me completely at ease answered all my questions and is a talented/skillful and very nice man.
It was recommended from a consultant in Berkshire that I visit Southmead to see Mr Clarke as there are few centres in the U.K. that performed the kneecap replacement that I needed. I had this operation in 2018, 7 months later I have been able to walk more than a 100 miles in one month something that I would not have been able to do in the year prior to the operation. The care at Southmead was excellent, nothing was too much trouble.
From my first consultation through to my final post op meeting I had complete trust in Mr Clark’s capabilities.Having assumed that I might need a full knee replacement we decided that a partial knee would be a better option.The operation,after care and physio have been second to none and I could not have wished for a better outcome .Many thanks to Mr Damian Clark