Mr Sean O'Leary - Orthopaedics - Berkshire Independent Hospital

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Mr Sean O'Leary - Orthopaedics

Mr Sean O'Leary is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Berkshire who specialises in Knee Surgery

Clinical interests

All aspects of knee surgery including arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, ligament (ACL/PCL) reconstruction, realignment surgery (osteotomy) and partial / total joint replacement. In addition Sean is frequently asked to offer a second opinion on complex knee injury or revision (redo) surgery.

Sean has played first class / International rugby (Wasps, Bath, Saracens, Barbarians, England B), National League basketball (Plymouth Raiders), competed in the British Indoor rowing championships and is a keen cyclist. With such an extensive sporting background, he has a strong interest in sports knee injuries, their management and understands the complexities of performance and recovery in athletes of all abilities.

Furthermore, Sean is long term advocate of the recording and reporting on patient outcomes in both the local and wider population. He was a co-founder of the (UK) National Ligament Registry – which records the outcomes of ACL reconstruction in the UK - and was Chairman from 2013-16. He is a keen teacher, regularly presenting to local groups of physios, GPs and patients as well as presenting his work at National and International conferences.


Academic background

MB, BChir (Cambridge 1989)

FRCS (England, 1994)

FRCS (Edinburgh, 1994)

FRCS (Tr & Orth) 1998


Professional Memberships

British Orthopaedic Association

British Association for Surgery of the Knee

European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy


NHS base

Royal Berkshire NHS FT

0118 402 2855