Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson is a highly-experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knee and sports procedures. He has won multiple awards including the 2014 Norman Capener Award from the Royal College of Surgeons England

Medbelle positionConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
TitlesMD (Res) FRCS (Tr & Orth) MSc, CCBST, MRCS, MBBS, BSc
SpecialisationKnee & Sports Injuries
Experience20 years
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Simon Thompson


Simon Thompson is an award-winning consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knee and sports injury procedures. He has years of experience and is widely published in medical journals, winning awards for his research. Alongside his private practice and NHS positions, he has medically represented professional rugby and premiership level football teams and is also a reviewer of the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Mr Thompson’s passion for sport can be seen in his work both in practice and in research, and he is a member of multiple international sports trauma associations. His expertise is world-renowned and he is sort after for high profile athletes including sports injuries in gold medal Olympians. Patients describe him as professional, driven and approachable.


  • Consultant Knee Surgeon & Senior Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust


  • MD (Res) Imperial College London, 2014
  • FRCS(Tr&Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2012
  • MRCS(Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2005
  • MSc in Surgical Technology and Orthopaedics, Imperial College London, 2005
  • MBBS Imperial College London, 2002
  • BSc(Hons) Imperial College London, 2000

Awards and achievements

  • Gold Medal James Joyce Award, ISAKOS Lyon, June 2015
  • Norman Capener Award, Royal College of Surgeons England, Nov 2014
  • HCA International Foundation Award, Research Award, Oct 2014
  • Ethicon Fellowship Award, Royal College of Surgeons England, June 2014
  • Zimmer Adult Reconstructive Fellowship Award Royal College of Surgeons – British Orthopaedic Association, Feb 2013

Professional memberships

  • FRCS, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • British Association of Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Medical Defence Union (MDU)
  • The Australian Knee Society (AKS)
  • European Society of Sports, Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
  • The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedics Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)

Specialist Surgical Interests


Medbelle Orthopaedics | Kingston-upon-Thames

New Victoria Hospital

184 Coombe Lane West

Kingston upon Thames



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