BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital - Guildford

Oliver Templeton-Ward, Consultant

Medical School

University of Nottingham

Mr. Oliver Templeton-Ward is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, specialising
exclusively in knee surgery. His practice covers complex reconstructive surgery for sports
injuries as well as the latest joint preservation techniques for both early and established knee

Mr Templeton-Ward has been fellowship trained in both partial and total knee replacement
surgery. These types of surgery include patient-matched, and robotic-assisted, total and
revision knee replacement. He has a sub-specialist interest clinic in patellofemoral instability
and anterior knee pain. Mr Templeton-Ward also provides a tertiary referral service for
complex multi-ligament injury of the knee, and other knee surgeons regularly refer patients to
him from around the region.

Mr Templeton-Ward attended Nottingham University Medical School and his surgical and
orthopaedic training was carried out in London and the south east of England. Following this
he carried out 15 months of sub-specialist knee fellowship training, initially under Mr. Neil
Bradley, at Royal Surrey County Hospital, where he was trained in partial, total and revision
knee replacement surgery. He went on to study further in Sydney, Australia, on the
internationally recognised and highly sought-after fellowship with Dr. David Wood,
President of the Australian Knee Society. This fellowship covered complex multi-ligament
reconstruction surgery and patellofemoral instability.

British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Association of Surgery of the Knee

Research interests
Mr Templeton-Ward’s current research is into enhanced recovery and rapid rehabilitation
following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and knee replacement surgery. He
is a local principal investigator for the nationally based ACL SNAAP trial run out of Oxford
University. Currently he is running two research projects looking into partial knee
replacement surgery and the use of quadriceps tendon for ACL reconstruction in elite
athletes. Mr Templeton-Ward has been asked to present work nationally and internationally
and also hosts international visiting surgeons at the clinic to observe the use of quadricep
tendons in ACL reconstruction.

Personal interests
Oliver lives in Surrey with his wife and 3 young children. He is a keen skier and surfer,
enjoys open water swimming and all racket sports.

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