Oliver Templeton-Ward

Mr Oliver Templeton-Ward is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon specialising exclusively in knee surgery.  His practice covers complex reconstructive surgery for sports injuries as well as the latest joint preservation techniques for both early and established knee arthritis.  Mr Templeton-Ward has been fellowship trained in partial and total knee replacement surgery including patient matched and robotic assisted total knee replacement and revision knee replacement. He has a subspecialist interest clinic in patellofemoral instability and anterior knee pain.  Mr Templeton-Ward’s NHS practice is based at the Royal Surrey County Hospital where he also provides a tertiary referral service for complex multi-ligament injury of the knee and is regularly referred patients from around the region by other knee surgeons.


Mr Templeton-Ward attended Nottingham University Medical School and his surgical and orthopaedic training was carried out in London and the South East of England.  Following this he carried out 15 months of subspecialist knee fellowship training.  Initially under Mr Neil Bradley at RSCH where he was trained in partial, total and revision knee replacement surgery and then in Sydney, Australia on the internationally recognised and highly sought after fellowship with Dr David Wood, President of the Australian Knee Society. This fellowship covered complex multi-ligament reconstruction surgery and patellofemoral instability.



British Orthopaedic Association

Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Association of Surgery of the Knee


Research Interests

Mr Templeton-Ward’s current research is into enhanced recovery and rapid rehabilitation following ACL reconstruction and knee replacement surgery.  He is a local principal investigator for the nationally based ACL SNAAP trial run out of Oxford University. Currently he is running 2 research projects looking into partial knee replacement surgery and the use of quadriceps tendon for ACL reconstruction in elite athletes.  Mr Templeton-Ward has been asked to present work nationally and internationally and also hosts international visiting surgeons at the clinic to observe the use of quadriceps tendon in ACL reconstruction. 


Personal Interests

Oliver lives in Surrey with his wife and 3 young children.  He is a keen skier and surfer,  enjoys open water swimming and all racket sports.