Tim Spalding is a specialist knee surgeon in UK at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Warwick. In London he is knee surgeon at the Fortius Clinic.
His specialist interest in reconstructive knee surgery includes meniscal transplantation, articular cartilage repair, ligament reconstruction including multi-ligament injuries, and osteotomy.
Tim trained at Oxford and at Royal Naval Hospital Haslar, prior to a specialist arthroscopy and knee surgery fellowship in Toronto in 1994-1995. He qualified in 1982 from Charing Cross Hospital, London and spent the first part of his medical career with the Royal Marines and the Royal Navy. He joined Coventry in 2000 after five years as a Consultant in the Armed Forces. He has a busy sports knee surgery practice, runs a knee fellowship program and continues to be very active in teaching and research, pioneering several new techniques. He currently has over 75 publications and 12 book chapters.
Internationally he is the current President of the ACL Study group, he was the recent chair of the Arthroscopy Committee for ESSKA and now co-leads the European Allograft Initiative. For the ICRS he was chair of the Finance Committee and now helps lead the Cartilage Foundation. Previously he was the program chairman of the ICRS congress in Chicago in 2015. Nationally he leads the National Ligament Registry collecting outcome on ACL surgery.