Mr Nick Howells is an experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising exclusively in knee surgery.
Nick will always put you and you circumstances at the centre of all aspects of your care. Nick will adopt a calm, reassuring and considered approach with a focus on timely and accurate diagnosis and discussion of treatment options.
Nick has expertise in assessment and treatment of a wide variety of problems that can affect the knee. His practice involves surgery for all types of knee problem including ligament reconstruction, keyhole surgery, full and partial knee replacement. His extensive specialist training in knee surgery has been in Bristol, London and Oxford with international training at world renowned centres in Australia and USA.
Nick has a passion for treatment of complex sporting injuries, knee preservation surgery and revision/redo surgery. Nick is an internationally acclaimed expert on assessment and management of patients with problems and pain after knee replacement surgery.
During specialist training Nick took extra time out to focus on medical research relevant to knee surgery and was awarded a Medical Research Doctorate in Orthopaedic surgery by the University of Bristol and a Masters in Surgical Technology by Imperial College, London. He continues to hold the active post of Honorary Lecturer with the University of Bristol and is currently involved in clinical research trials which have attracted several million pounds of National Institute for Health Research Funding.