The Exeter Knee Clinic
Knee Surgeon

The Exeter Knee Clinic has a commitment to providing safe and effective treatment. As a centre of excellence we are proud to offer both, established, tried and tested treatment regimes, and cutting edge procedures that have been developed from rigorous research evidence.

Professor Toms, as you will see from the details below, plays an active role as an educator in both practical and academic settings and teaches on many national and international courses.


Hon Clinical Professor of University of Exeter Medical School - 2017
Inspiring Medical Students in Research Orthopaedic Lead Exeter. 2017.
International Hinge Masters Meeting. Chair 2017.
Exeter Knee Masterclass. Co-Chair 2016. 2017.
Cadveric Surgical Technique Teaching Lab. Bristol. 2016.
Exeter-Kijabe Hip and Knee Masterclass, Kenya. Chair 2016.
Consultant Surgeon Mentor. 2015.
Surgeon technique international teaching videos Unity Knee. 2015.
European Hinge Masters Meeting. Chair 2015.
Hon Senior Research Fellow: Dept of Mechanical Engineering University of Bath

Phd Supervisor:
Exploring the impact of total knee arthroplasty revision on global and local bone mineral density. Michael Gundry. Dept of Physics, Exeter University. 2017.

MD Examiner:
An investigation of persistent unexplained pain following knee replacement surgery.
N. Howells. Faculty of Medicine, Bristol University. October 2014

Nominated for Orthopaedic Trainer of Year 2013

MSc Supervisor:
Functional Outcomes following High Tibial Osteotomy.
T. Woodacre. Dept of Sports Medicine. Bath University. 2013



Clinical Lead for Knees. 2013 - to date
As Lead introduced:
Preoperative patient infection prevention protocol. 2016.
Business case for new Extended Scope Physiotherapist. 2016.
Regional Knee Infection MDT. 2015.
High Risk Anaesthetic Clinic. 2015.
New Knee Team Surgical Care Practitioner appointment. 2015.
MDT Painful TKR clinic. 2015.
Periprosthetic Joint Infection Prescription. 2014.
New Consultant Knee Surgeon appointment. 2014.
One Stop Knee Clinic. 2014.
Knee Team Business Meeting. 2013.
Annual Team Away Day. 2013.
Introduction of Prehabilitation. 2013.

Selected as specialist site for the NHS Monitor Elective Care project. 2015.
South West Regional Knee Meeting. Chair 2013.
Strategic Planning Committee Orthopaedics. Lead 2013.
Introduction and subsequent expansion of a Virtual Knee Clinic. 2012.


European Knee Association.
European Knee Advisory Board.
European Centre for Knee Research.
British Orthopaedic Association
British Association of Surgery of the Knee
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh