Mr Michael Wilkinson qualified from Westminster Medical School in 1982. After his basic surgical training, he was appointed to the St Mary’s registrar rotation, working at St. Mary’s, Cuckfield, Charing Cross and Westminster Hospitals. As a senior registrar on the Charing Cross rotation he rotated through Kingston, Northwick Park and St Mary’s Hospitals before undertaking a one year post in Knee Surgery at the Royal North Shore Hospital of Sydney. On his return he spent a year at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
Since January 1997 he has been the principal Knee Surgeon at King’s College Hospital. His interests include soft tissue knee surgery as well as degenerative disorders of the knee. He routinely undertakes arthroscopic surgery for meniscal and ligament injuries as well as primary and revision joint replacement surgery. The former includes patello-femoral and unicondylar as well as total joint replacement. Mr Wilkinson also practises at The Lister Hospital.
In addition he is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College School of Medicine, and he is involved in teaching and examining medical students as well as being involved in the training of the next generation of specialists.