About us

The Bristol Knee and Sports Injury Clinic provides expert help to anyone who is suffering from joint problems, sports injuries or pain. We treat the full range of orthopaedic problems and offer comprehensive diagnostic, surgical, physiotherapy and rehabilitation services. If you are suffering from a joint problem or sports injury you can book a consultation and receive treatment from us directly as a self-paying patient, private insured patient or you may be referred by your general practitioner or insurance company.

You can find out more about each member of the team in this part of the site.




"The surgeon said I had little bits of cartilage floating around in my knee" Josie Lawrence underwent arthroscopic knee surgery at The Bristol Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinic.

Josie Lawrence

"David Johnson has dealt with my knee injury very well and successfully."

"I was very fortunate in having Mr. Johnson as my surgeon. His high professionalism has given me back my active life."

"Excellent Doctor, felt comfortable. Great service, reliable if had problem again would return."

"I wanted to thank you personally for your efforts on my behalf. I am delighted with my matching pair of new knees / legs. … There was never a moment that I questioned what you were planning or whether it was right for me. I feel very fortunate to have had the benefit of your expertise to re-build me”. Amanda from Bath.


"I was in a wheelchair before Mr. Johnson gave me two total knee replacements which are brilliant. I can’t thank him enough for giving me my life back”. Advanced osteoarthritis had confined this patient to a wheelchair, previous surgeons had been unable to help." After travelling to Bristol from another city the patient returned to full mobility and walking following two new knee replacements by Mr. Johnson in Bristol.

"Thank you for all the effort you put in to my new knee. Staying awake during the operation was a new experience and not one to be frightened of” Lucy underwent a total knee replacement and requested that this was undertaken under a spinal anaesthetic .


"Many thanks for your expert attention to my battered patella. I shall do my best to be sensible and avoid undoing all your hard work “ Jez who had anterior knee pain and required stabilisation of his patellar instability before returning to sports.


"Thank you once again for your wonderful work. Everything seems to be going really well and I appreciate the on-going care you provided whist I was in hospital. See you soon” Maureen underwent an arthroscopic reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament in her knee.