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Professor Paul Y F Lee


Regeneration, Sports and Arthroplasty Surgeon

Past Appointments:

British Orthopaedics Association Clinical Leadership Fellow

NHS Innovation Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow

Tissue Engineering and Cartilage Surgery Fellow

Robin Ling Exeter Hip Fellow

Arthex Advanced Sports Knee Fellow


Mr. Paul Y F Lee received his MB BCh from Cardiff University in the United Kingdom. During his higher surgical training, he has become a certified Member of the Facility of Sports and Exercise Medicine (MFSEM) and passed the certified Fellowship exams in Europe and UK in Orthopaedics (FEBOT). To further develop his expertise in arthritis, complex orthopaedics surgery and regenerative medicine, he has undertaken further national fellowship training in the internationally renowned Orthopaedics Hospital in Oswestry in association with the British Orthopaedics Associations. Mr. Lee has an excellent profile in research; after completing his MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 2011, he was able to continue his research to a PhD level. He was awarded the Orthopaedics Travelling Fellowship in 2013 to visit the EndoKlinik, Germany and a Sports Medicine travelling fellowship in 2014 to present his work and gain further experience on Platelet Rich Plasma(PRP), Autologous Conditioning Serum (ACS) in Australia.

Mr Lee also has a passion to apply clinical data and biomechanical full leg alignment in hip and knee replacement surgery. He embraces the British tradition and craftsmanship of a well planned Cemented Total Hip replacement. He undertook the Robin Ling Exeter Hip Replacement Fellowship in the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Hospital in Exeter to further develop his skills from this world-renowned centre which developed the Exeter Hip and impaction bone grafting since 1970. Mr Lee has become a certified expert in the use of the Exeter hip system.

Mr Lee is on the General Medical Council, UK (GMC) specialist register for Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery. Being a double board certified Orthopaedic surgeon with specialist interests in orthopaedics and sports medicine and having a PhD in medical engineering, he has successfully applied his research to clinical use, for example he has treated UK Premiership footballers for muscle injuries which significantly reduced their time for recovery and return to play. He has treated sports injuries in high-level athletes and has been offering performance medicine consultation, treatment and lectures to elite sports teams since 2010. His clinical interests are lower limb arthroplasty, regenerative and sports surgery, performance medicine and non-surgical treatment of arthritis.

Consultation and treatment provided:

  • Non-surgical treatment of arthritis
  • Regenerative medicine and surgery
  • PRP, Stem Cells, Hyaluronan Injections
  • Arthritis unloading Brace
  • Performance medicine
  • Sports Injuries & Recovery medicine
  • Hip and knee replacement
  • Sports surgery
  • Actovegin

Advanced medical and surgical techniques offered by Mr Lee:


M.A.G.I.C. – Micro Artho-Glycan Knee treatment

Actovegin - Muscle injury treatment

Stem Cells – Treatment

Unloader one- Knee brace


S.P.A.I.R.E - Tendon sparing total hip replacement

FT-MPFL – Patella re-alignment surgery

All-inside - ACL reconstruction surgery

Top 5 Publications highlights:

  • Lee PYF, Winfield TG, Harris SRS, et al (2017). Unloading knee brace is a cost-effective method to bridge and delay surgery in unicompartmental knee arthritis. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med ;2:e000195
  • Lee PYF, Charity J, Timperley J (2017) Details of a Tendon–Sparing Posterior Approach in Hemiarthroplasty in the Treatment of Displaced Intracapsular Neck of Femur Fracture. Journal of Arthritis 6: 243
  • Lee PYF, Golding D, Woodnutt D (2017) The Short Femoral Stem in Total Hip Replacement - A Case Report to Demonstrate an Alternative Solution in Complex Femoral Revision for Prosthetic Implant Fracture. JBJS Case Connector 7(2):e33
  • Lee PYF, Nixion A, Chandratreya AP, Murray JM (2017) Synovial Plica Syndrome of the Knee: A Commonly Overlooked Cause of Anterior Knee Pain. The Surgery Journal 2017; 01: e9-e16
  • Lee PYF, Nokes L (2011) Our Experience on Actovegin, is it cutting edge? International Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 32 : 4, 237 – 241

Over 50 publications in the field of Orthopaedics, MSK medicine, Sports Medicine further information please visit www.mskdoctors.com

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