There is no particular qualification in knee surgery itself. Most surgeons specialising in knee surgery are qualified in general orthopaedic surgery, and have gravititated towards specialising in knees.

In a superspeciality like this, it is highly regarded to do a 'fellowship' of one or two years with a mentor or orthopaedic unit specialising in knee surgery. Fellows often travel to other parts of the world to join a specialist unit like that.

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