Dr. Andy Williams

Fortius Clinic


Dr. Andy Williams is a renowned British knee and sports surgeon who specializes in ligament injuries. He is known for treating professional athletes, including Premier League footballers and English Premiership rugby union players. Dr. Williams is a Reader at Imperial College London and the co-founder of the reputed musculoskeletal health center, Fortius Clinic. He is a prominent lecturer and prize-winning researcher of knee-related issues.

Recent and current appointments

  • Fortius Clinic
  • Honorary Reader, Imperial College, London
  • Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Services, University of Oxford

Publications, lectures and teaching

  • Lead editor of the 39th edition of Gray’s Anatomy
  • Published over 150 scientific articles
  • Published numerous award-winning studies on knee motion and
    ligament / meniscal anatomy and surgery
  • Lectures nationally and internationally on knee surgery

Click here for a list of Mr Williams’ publications

Society memberships

  • ACL Study Group (Member of Scientific Committee)
  • Australian Knee Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee (Executive Committee Member 2004-07)
  • British Patellofemoral Society (Founding Member)
  • British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association (Founding Member)
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
    (Member of Sports Committee)
  • Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (Founding Fellow)
  • Herodicus Society (First British Member)
  • International Society Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, And Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) (Member of Knee Sports and Preservation Committee)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Examples of notable patients he has treated in the Premier League include Virgil van Dijk, Danny Welbeck, Andy Carroll, Theo Walcott, John Terry and David Turnbull.

Languages Spoken

  • English