Prof Paul Y F Lee

Consultant details

Prof Paul Y F Lee
Job title
Consultant orthopaedic surgeon - sports and arthroplasty
  • MBBch
  • MSc (Sports Med)
  • PhD
  • FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Medical interests
  • Hip and knee replacement
  • Revision hip and knee arthroplasty
  • ACL and other ligament surgery
  • Meniscus and cartilage surgery
  • Patella and lower leg re-alignment surgery
  • Fractured neck of femur surgery
  • All aspects of trauma surgery
  • Regenerative medicine and surgery
  • Injection therapy – Actovegin, PRP, stem cells, Hyaluronan injections


Mr Paul Y F Lee joined the Trust in July 2017. He completed his higher surgical training in the Welsh rotation, during this time he was awarded two international travelling fellowships to visit Endoklink in Germany and Melbourne Orthopaedic Group in Australia. To further develop his expertise in arthritis, complex orthopaedics surgery and regeneration medicine, he has undertaken three highly competitive fellowship training on

  • Hip and complex reconstructive arthroplasty surgery in the prestigious Exeter hip unit.
  • Revision knee and stem cells surgery in the internationally renowned Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedics Hospital in Oswestry.
  • Advanced sports knee surgery in the innovative Arthrex centre.
He is a certified Member of the Facility of Sports and Exercise Medicine (UK) and also achieved the certified fellowship exams in Europe (FEBOT) and UK (FRCS) in orthopaedics. Mr Lee has a passion to apply clinical and biomechanical principles in hip and knee surgery. He embraces the 50-year British tradition and craftsmanship of a well planned and thought-out cemented Exeter hip replacement. And yet he is at the forefront of sports surgery with the ‘all-inside’ technique for ACL reconstructions. Being a double board certified Orthopaedic and Sports medicine surgeon with a PhD in medical engineering, and MSc in injection therapy he has successfully applied his research to clinical use, with over 30 clinical publications. He has successfully treated UK premiership footballers for muscle injuries which significantly reduced their time for recovery and return to play. His clinical interests are lower limb arthroplasty, regenerative and sports surgery and non-surgical treatment of arthritis.