Charles Willis-Owen - Orthop​aedic Knee Surgeon and Sports Doctor

Orthopaedic Surgeon / Sports Specialist based in Poole - get treated like a pro by someone who treats the best
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20% off private surgery in December and January

Nov 28, 2017 – Jan 7, 2018

20% off your operation!

The kind people at BMI harbour are offering a massive 20% discount on hospital fees for self funded surgery.

It is valid for operations between 4th December and 12th January.

At a time when the NHS is struggling and about to get much worse with winter bed crises this c...

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Business will return to normal on Monday, but this week Charles Willis-Owen has been in the French Alps to compete over a stage of the Tour de France. He did this to help him prepare for the World Championships where he is representing Great Britain.

By competing in elite sport Charles has the i...

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2 months ago
I first saw Charles just over a year ago, relating to an ongoing knee injury. I have waited this long to post comment, as I wanted to see the finished result, and consider all aspects of the consultation, procedure, aftercare etc. I can honestly say that Charles has been totally amazing. From the initial consultation, through to surgery, and then the post op care. He was not “pushy” and gave me various options – from injections and physio, through to the various operations that could have helped my knee. He talked me though each option, and I felt that he genuinely wanted the best for me. He was open and honest, and made me feel that I had control over what course of action I could have taken. He made me feel like I was his only patient, and he had plenty of time for me. You’ll notice that I have not commented about the outcome. In my opinion, the outcome is dependent on many factors, including many aspects that are out of Charles’ control, such as making sure I did my exe...
- Craig S
4 weeks ago
I feel very lucky that Mr. Charles Willis-Owen was the surgeon in charge of my right knee arthroscopy and cartilage repair. I would definitely recommend him for any patient that needs knee advice or surgery. 7th March - 1st Consultation + MRI 14th March - Diagnosis + surgery options explained 21st March - Surgery 24th March - I can walk again without pain. He absolutely knows what's he is doing. Very happy to have met him and I would highly recommend Mr Charles Willis-Owen to other patients. My knee feels great and the recovery has been a lot quicker than I had expected. Thank you so much for all your help.
- Wojciech G
a month ago
Went to see Charles at Harbour Hospital Poole after slow recovery from cartilage op. Swift and clear assessment including same day MRI. Good advice of managing issue for long term. His non surgical treatment plan has led to a major functional improvement in my knee. Swelling hugely reduced and now have 95% range of motion with little pain. I have arthritis so it can’t be fixed but this gets me back climbing pain free and able to move the best I have been in several years. Highly recommended.
- Thomas B

Orthopaedic surgeon / elite athlete

Charles is an Orthopaedic surgeon (both Private and NHS), a qualified sports doctor, with training in sports psychology who is also a high-level sportsperson. It's a unique mix, but one that really works if you have a musculoskeletal problem and you want the very best care. 

Because Charles is trained in all three disciplines and has represented GB in cycling he knows what it takes to be the best and how to get you at your best. Over the years he has helped a wide mix of people from world champions and royalty to everyday people to get the best from their bodies and get them back doing what they love. 

Whether it's competing with the best or a stroll along the seafront Charles will give you his undivided attention and care and solve your problem. 

He is passionate about using the best medicine and science has to offer and bring those benefits to you. Don't expect the same offering as the NHS or other private doctors but with a nicer room. Charles aims to offer a level of service that will impress.

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BMI The Harbour Hospital
Saint Mary's Road
BH15 2BH
United Kingdom

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