About Us

Meet The Team

Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon 

Ian W. Barlow FRCS (Orth)

Ian Barlow qualified in medicine from the University of Bristol in 1985. He trained in Surgery at St James's University Hospital, Leeds and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1989. He trained in Orthopaedic Surgery in Southampton and other centres in Wessex, becoming FRCS (Orth) in 1997. As part of his specialist training, Ian undertook a travelling fellowship in Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine in the USA in 1996.

In 1998, Ian was appointed to a consultant post in Dorset, since which time he has developed a subspecialist knee surgery practice.

Consultant Anaesthetist

Your anaesthetist will be a member of the Dorchester Anaesthetists group and will be a fully accredited Consultant Anaesthetist.


Consultant Radiologist

Dr Peter Taylor specialises in musculoskeletal imaging including X-Ray, CT and MRI scanning


Mr Barlow's PA

Mrs Cathy Varley is Mr Barlow's Personal Assistant 



Should you require physiotherapy, referrals can be arranged with Physiotherapists personally recommended by Mr Barlow, either at the Winterbourne Hospital or in another private practice near your home or place of work.

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Contact Details

Dorset Knee Clinic

Winterbourne Hospital
Herringston Road

P.A Mrs Cathy Varley

T: 01258 821030
T: 01305 263252 (Appointments)
E: info@dorsetkneeclinic.co.uk    

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