Name and Position

Prof Iain McNamara

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 286578


Department page: Orthopaedics and Trauma

Sub-specialty: Knee and Hip Surgery

Secretary: Amanda Thacker

Special clinical interests: Mr McNamara’s elective work covers all aspects of knee surgery, especially primary knee joint replacement, redo (revision) knee replacement as well as arthroscopic surgery and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction of the knee. In addition he undertakes primary hip replacement and a regular unselected trauma on call.

Professional profile: Mr McNamara undertook his undergraduate training at the University of Cambridge and qualified as a doctor from the University of Oxford in the year 2000.

He undertook his higher surgical training on the East Anglian training rotation with rotations through Cambridge, Norwich and surrounding hospitals. During this time he undertook a research degree (Doctorate of Medicine) at the University of Cambridge, with the research topic investigating the reconstruction of bone following failed joint replacement.

Mr McNamara obtained his specialist fellowship of Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2010 from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He undertook three fellowships, for a total of two and a half years under international experts, with training in sports surgery, including ligament reconstruction, and early arthritis intervention at the University of Western Ontario, Canada; a hip and knee revision arthroplasty fellowship in Nottingham and a trauma fellowship at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

GMC Number: 4752772

Current membership of professional National and Regional bodies: British Orthopaedic Association; British Association for surgery of the Knee; Royal college of surgeons on England

Personal profile: He is married with two daughters.