Mr Simon Ellis, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 303

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Mr Simon Ellis

MA (Cantab); MBBS; FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Knee Surgeon


Year Qualified





Clinical Interests

  • Soft tissue knee surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Meniscal ( cartilage ) surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction
  • Knee arthritis
  • Knee replacement surgery
  • Nstride APS for conservative treatment of knee arthritis


Specialising In

  • Orthopaedic knee surgery


Professional Profile

Simon has been a Consultant in Kent since 1996 after his appointment to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. Following his appointment he specialised exclusively in treatment of knee conditions. Although Simon left the trust in 2016 he continues to provide high quality specialised knee care for both NHS and private patients as an independent knee surgeon.


Simon is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association as well as the South East Knee Study group which meets regularly. Simon is a fully accredited Knee Surgeon who provides second opinions on a regular basis for his colleagues as well as offering high quality patient care. In addition to patient care he regularly provides lectures on knee surgery for general practitioners and allied healthcare professionals.


Personal Profile

Simon’s mission statement is simple and vital to patient care. “I give the same quality of care to my patients as I would want my family and friends to receive”. Simon is well regarded by patients and colleagues and takes the time to explain knee problems in an easy to understand way. He concentrates on listening and understanding patient’s problems in order to make the correct diagnosis and believes that in providing treatment there is a partnership between himself and his patients. 


Patient Reviews

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Memberships & Associations

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association of Surgery for the Knee
  • South East Knee Study Group 


Research Interests

Simon regularly attends both national and international knee meetings to maintain his interest in both Anterior Cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and knee replacement.


NHS Base

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust