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Mr Paul Allen - Orthopaedics

Mr Paul Allen is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire who specialises in knee replacements.

Based at: Rivers Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Mr Allen accepts referrals for all knee and hip problems in adults and children.

Special Interests: 
Mr Allen has a special interest in knee surgery, including arthroscopic surgery, ligament reconstruction, as well as joint replacement and revision joint replacement.

Knee replacement 
Arthroscopy of the Knee
View a recent video of some of Mr Allen's patients and their experience.

Mr Paul Allen has been selected as one of the country's Top 10 Surgeons for Knee Surgery as recommended by his peers.

Mr Allen will see patients from 12 yrs+

Academic background

Mr. Allen qualified from St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1980. He did his surgical training on the University College Hospital Rotation, The Royal London Hospital and his Senior Registrar training on the Percival Pott Programme, which includes time at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Great Ormond Street, The Norfolk and Norwich Hospital and The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He did a joint replacement fellowship in the United States and a trauma fellowship in Hannover, Germany. Mr. Allen was appointed to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in 1993. He has been the lead clinician for many years and has been involved in the expansion of the department and the provision of a specialist joint replacement unit and a hip fracture unit.

He is involved in several research projects and runs a national knee replacement training course in Harlow.

In 2010 a Daily Mail survey of knee surgeons recognised Mr Allen as one of the top 10 knee surgeon in the UK.

Professional Memberships

Member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee

British Orthopaedic Association

Royal College of Surgeons

British Limb Reconstruction Society

NHS base

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

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01279 212952