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Biography

Current Titles

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

Specialising in Sports Knee Injuries, UK trained

Areas of Expertise

  • Sports injuries especially around the knee with experience from world class athletes and elite football players from the English Premiership
  • Anterior knee pain and patella instability
  • Knee arthroplasty with experience from tertiary referral centres of excellence from the UK

 

Ligament Surgery

Sports knee injuries

ACL reconstruction (adult and paediatric)

Lateral extraarticular tenodesis

Revision ACL reconstruction

MCL, PCL, and PLC repair and reconstructions

Multiligament knee injuries

Patella and quadriceps tendinopathies

 

Meniscal Surgery

Meniscal repair (all inside, inside out, outside in)

Meniscectomy

Meniscal transplantation

 

Cartilage Procedures

Chondroplasty

Microfracture

Osteochondral Autograft/Allograft Transplantation Surgery (OATS)

Mosaicplasty

ACI/MACI

 

Patellofemoral Pathology

Anterior knee pain

Patellofemoral Instability (dislocating/subluxing patella)

Patella and quadriceps tendinopathy

MPFL reconstruction

Tibial tubercle osteotomy

Medial reefing

Iliotibial band lengthening

Trochleoplasty

 

Realignment Osteotomies

High tibial osteotomy

Distal femur osteotomy

Tibial slope corrective osteotomy

 

Arthroplasty

Total knee Replacements

Unicompartmental Knee Replacements

Patellofemoral Knee Replacements

Revision total knee replacements

 

Biologics

Hyaluronic Acid

Platelet Rich Plasma

Stem cells

Research Interest

  • Sports knee injuries
  • Μeniscal and knee ligament injuries
  • Cartilage regeneration and transplantation
  • Patella instability
  • Lower limb injury prevention
  • Tendinopathies around the knee
  • Knee realignment osteotomies
  • Improving clinical outcomes following knee arthroplasty

Professional Experience

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

Euroclinic

2021 – present

 

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon

Athens Medical Centre

2020 – present

 

 

Extensive experience obtained from the NHS where he worked for 17 years. He has a certified logbook of over 6000 operations from the UK.

 

 

 

Oct 2016 – Mar 2017

ST8 Trauma and Orthopaedics

York District Hospital

Soft tissue knee and arthroplasty

 

Apr 2016 – Oct 2016

ST8 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Leeds General Infirmary

Soft tissue knee

 

Oct 2015 – Apr 2016

ST7 Trauma and Orthopaedics

York District Hospital

Hip and knee arthroplasty

 

Apr 2015 – Oct 2015

ST7 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Soft tissue knee

 

Oct 2014 – Apr 2015

ST6 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Foot and ankle

 

Mar 2014 – Oct 2014

ST6 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Hull Royal Infirmary

Hip and knee arthroplasty

 

Aug 2013 – Mar 2014

ST5 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Hull Royal Infirmary

Soft tissue knee and arthroplasty

 

Feb 2013 – Aug 2013

ST5 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust

Upper limb

 

Aug 2012 – Feb 2013

ST4 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust

Knee Arthroplasty

 

Feb 2012 – Aug 2012

ST4 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Midyorkshire NHS Hospitals, Wakefield

Shoulder arthroscopy and arthroplasty

 

Aug 2011 – Feb 2012

ST3 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Midyorkshire NHS Hospitals, Wakefield

Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

 

Feb 2011 – Aug 2011

ST3 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Chapel Allerton, Leeds

Hip and Knee arthroplasty

 

Aug 2010 – Feb 2011

ST3 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds

Foot and Ankle

 

Feb 2010 – Aug 2010

LAT ST3 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Great Western Hospital, Swindon

Hip arthroplasty

 

Aug 2009 – Feb 2010

LAT ST3 Trauma and Orthopaedics

Weston General Hospital, Weston Super Mare

Lower limb arthroplasty

 

Feb 2009 – Aug 2009

Trauma and Orthopaedics SHO

Aintree Hospital, Liverpool

Foot and ankle

 

Aug 2008 – Feb 2009

Trauma and Orthopaedics SHO

Macclesfield Hospital, Cheshire

Upper limb

 

Feb 2007 – Aug 2008

Trauma and Orthopaedics SHO

Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral

Knee and Hip arthroplasty

 

Aug 2007 – Feb 2008

Paediatric Trauma and Orthopaedics SHO

Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool

 

Aug 2006 – Aug 2007 

Trauma & Orthopaedics, Cardiothoracics, ENT, SHO

North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary, Stoke-on-Trent

Professor P Thomas

 

Feb 2006 – Aug 2006 

Trauma and Orthopaedics SHO

Hillingdon Hospital, London

 

Aug 2005 – Feb 2006 

Accident and Emergency Middle Grade

St Mary’s Hospital, Leicester Royal Infirmary

 

Feb 2005 – Aug 2005

Anatomy Demonstrator

Guy’s Hospital, London

Professor Harold Ellis

 

Aug 2004 – Feb 2005

Accident and Emergency SHO

St Thomas Hospital, London

 

Aug 2003 – Aug 2004

PRHO General Surgery, General Medicine and A&E

Ealing Hospital, London

 

Medical Degree

1997-2003MBBS, Imperial College, London

 

Other degrees and medical qualifications

2000Intercalated BSc in Neuroscience, Upper Second Class Honours, Imperial College, London
2008Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS)
2016Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Tr&Orth)
2012Masters Orthopaedic Engineering (MSc), Cardiff University
2017Certification of Completion of Training (CCT), Yorkshire Deanery

 

2010

 

National Training Number Trauma and Orthopaedics, West Yorkshire Rotation, United Kingdom

 

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020  Senior Knee Fellowship

University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry (Mr Tim Spalding)

Jan 2019 – Aug 2019 Senior Knee Fellowship

Southmead Hospital, Bristol, (Mr Jonathan Eldridge, Mr Andrew Porteous)

July 2018 – Dec 2018 Senior Knee Fellowship

University Hospitals Southampton (Mr Chapman-Sheath, Mr Tice)

Jan 2018 – Jun 2018 Senior Knee Fellowship

Fortius Clinic, London (Mr Sam Church, Mr Jonathon Lavelle)

Mar 2017 – Dec 2017 Senior Knee Fellowship

Chapel Allerton Hospital (Mr Owen Wall)

 

Visiting Fellowships

July 2019 Gelenkpunkt Clinic, Innsbruck, Austria (Professor Christian Fink, Dr Christian Hoser)

Nov 2018 Travelling UK fellowship to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire (Mr Tim Spalding) – Basingstoke Hospital, Mr Mike Risebury (Mr Yasen)

Dec 2017 International Knee and Joint Centre, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Dr Charlie Brown, Mr James Robinson)

Oct 2017 Travelling UK Fellowship to Fortius Clinic (Mr Andy Williams) – University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire (Mr Tim Spalding)

Jan 2017 International Knee and Joint Centre, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Dr Charlie Brown, Mr James Robinson)

 

  • General Medical Council, UK
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Orthopaedic Association of the Knee
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Imperial College Alumni
  • Hellenic Association of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Sports Traumatology
  • English

April 2012

Masters Orthopaedic Engineering: Distinction for Thesis

Analysis of flow through local infiltration analgesia pumps.

 

June 2009

First prize in Mersey Deanery

Wrist MRI arthrogram vs arthroscopy presentation.

 

October 2002

Matthews Wrightson International Scholarship

Elective attachment at Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia

 

1) Symptomatic meniscal deficient patients with ACL instability: Results of primary and revision ACL reconstruction with meniscal transplant.

Spalding T, Asplin L, Theodorides AA, Damasena I, Shivji F, Metcalfe A, Thompson P.

The Knee, 2020; 27: S3-4.

 

2) Diagnosis and Management of Chondral Delamination injuries of the Knee.

Theodorides AA, Williams A, Guthrie H, Church S.

The Knee, 2019; 26(3): 647-652.

 

3) Two stage Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Our Experience Using Allograft Bone Dowels.

Theodorides AA, Wall O.

Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2019; 27(2):1-9.

 

4) Can the radiopaque marker in surgical swabs scratch orthopaedic implant surfaces?

Theodorides AA, Stewart TD, Venkatesh R.

European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 2019; 29(2): 383-388.

 

5) Intraoperative mobilisation of the joint specific synovial mesenchymal stem cells.

Baboolal TG, Khalil-Khan A, Theodorides AA, Wall O, Jones E, McGonagle D.

American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2018; 46(14): 3532-3540.

 

6) The role of elastomeric pumps in postoperative analgesia and factors affecting flow rate.

Theodorides AA.

Journal Perioperative Practice, 2017; 27(12): 276-282.

 

7) Analysis of flow rate through elastomeric local infiltration analgesia pumps.

Theodorides AA.

EC Orthopaedics, 2017; 6(1): 3-14.

 

8) Factors affecting short and long-term outcomes of manipulation under anaesthesia in patients with adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder.

Theodorides AA, Owen JM, Sayers AE, Woods DA.

Shoulder and Elbow, 2014; 6(4): 245-256.

 

9) Brachial plexus injury following the use of LARS suture passer during an open Weaver-Dunn procedure.

Theodorides AA, Watkins CEL, Venkateswaran B.

Journal of Shoulder Elbow Surgery, 2013; 22(5): e1-5.

 

10) Is there a learning curve in foot and ankle surgery.

Walton R, Theodorides AA, Melling D, Molloy A.

Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2012; 18(1): 62-65.

 

11) Failure of the Cannulok revision hip prosthesis.

Hashim Z, Theodorides AA, Rawes M.

Injury Extra, 2012; 43(10): 117-118.

 

12) Treatment of post-operative infections following proximal femoral fractures: our institutional experience.

Theodorides AA, Pollard TCB, Fishlock A, Mataliotakis GI, Kelley T, Thakar C, Willett KM, Giannoudis PV.

Injury 2011; 42(S5): S28-34.

 

13) Wound problems following hip arthroplasty before and after the introduction of a direct thrombin inhibitor for thromboprophylaxis.

Gill SK, Theodorides AA, Smith N, Maguire E, Whitehouse SL, Rigby MA, Ivory JP.

Hip International, 2011; 21(6): 678-683.

 

14) Haemodynamic instability from a low energy pubic ramus fracture in a 78-year-old woman. A case report and review of the literature.

Theodorides AA, Morgan BW, Simmons D.

Injury 2011; 42(7): 722-724.

 

15) MRI appearances of the femur following bone graft harvesting using the reamer-irrigator-aspirator system.

Tan HB, Theodorides AA, Rankine JJ, Kanakaris NK, Giannoudis PV.

Injury, 2011; 42(S3):S21.

 

16) Return to sports, sexual function and quality of life following traumatic pelvic fracture.

Harvey-Kelly KF, Obakponovwe O, Theodorides AA, Kanakaris NK, Giannoudis PV.

Injury 2011; 42(S3):S23-24.

 

17) Intra-articular dislocation of the patella: A case report and review of the literature.

Theodorides AA, Guo S, Case R.

Injury Extra, 2010; 41: 103-105.

 

18) The surgical management of symptomatic chronic pilonidal sinus.

Theodorides AA, Koralage D, Ijaz S, Chopada A.

Colorectal Disease, 2004; 6(S2): 48.

 

19) A novel technique of small umbilical hernia repair in children.

Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 2004; 86 (4): 305-6.

 

20) The evolution of radiofrequency ablation (VNUS CLOSURE) as a minimally invasive treatment option for varicose veins.

Phlebology, 2004; 45: 285-288.

 

 

 

Department

  • Trauma and Orthopaedic Department
  • Sports Injuries

 

Contact

Athens Euroclinic

7-9 Athanasiadou Street, Athens 115 21

Tel: +30 694 0869 069

Website: www.theodorideskneesurgeon.com

Email: info@theodorideskneesurgeon.com