Mr Ioannis Pengas - Orthopaedics - Duchy Hospital

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Mr Ioannis Pengas - Orthopaedics

Based at: Duchy Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Mr Pengas is a knee specialist with an active interest in sport injuries and joint preservation.  He is fellowship trained in looking after patients with sport knee injuries, knee ligament injuries, ACL rupture, cartilage injuries, meniscus tears, knee instability, knee giving way, knee pain, knee locking, knee stiffness, and knee arthritis.

Mr Pengas offers joint preservation solutions to osteoarthritic & sport related knee conditions covering a variety of non-surgical as well as surgical options. He also offers medicolegal report writing services.

Below is a non-exhaustive list of possible treatment options.

Non-operative solutions:

Targeted physiotherapy by subspecialist physiotherapists, condition tailored knee bracing solutions, appropriate knee injections (PRP injections, Hyaluronan injections or steroid Injections).

Surgical interventions:

Knee surgery, knee arthroscopy, keyhole surgery, ligament reconstruction, ligament repair, ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, meniscal surgery, cartilage surgery, knee realignment, osteotomy around the knee, high tibial osteotomy (HTO),  partial knee replacement, total knee replacement, patient-specific knee replacement, patient specific knee solutions, knee arthroplasty, knee replacement for knee arthritis.

Academic background

MBChB, MPhil, M.D., FRCS (T&O)

Mr Pengas has undertaken both his Undergraduate & Postgraduate training in the UK. He completed his Trauma & Orthopaedic training (CCT) through the prestigious Percivall Pott Orthopaedic Rotation based at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London.

During his training he undertook and completed both a Medical Doctorate (M.D.) in Knee Pathology, titled “Meniscectomy & Osteoarthritis”, as well as a Postgraduate Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree in Medical Law & Ethics.

Thereafter, he honed his surgical skills and experience by undertaking two highly sought after post CCT knee fellowships; initially with Mr. Tim Spalding at UHCW, followed by The Basingstoke Knee Osteotomy fellowship. He was subsequently appointed as a Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant Knee Specialist in 2016 at Royal Cornwall Hospital.

In order to keep informed and updated he is a member of a number of knee and sport related societies. This year  he had the privilege of been the co-convener for the 2020 annual Biological Knee Society meeting at Downing College, Cambridge, with national and international guest speakers.

Professional Memberships

• British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)

• British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association (BOSTAA)

• European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)

• Biological Knee Society (BKS)

•Royal college of Surgeons & Physicians RCSPGlas

NHS base

Royal Cornwall Hospital

Clinic Times

Thursday mornings

01872302805