Mr Sebastian Dawson-Bowlin

Clinic locations

BMI The London Independent Hospital, London
The Princess Grace Hospital, London
Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital, Brighton

Contact us

Orthopaedic Specialists
Queen Anne Street Medical Centre
18-22 Queen Anne Street
London W1G 8HU
T. +44 (0) 20 3837 9926‬

Mr Sebastian Dawson-Bowling

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Sebastian Dawson-Bowling MA, MSc, LLM, FRCS (Tr&Orth) is an expert orthopaedic consultant specialising in all aspects of lower limb surgery, predominantly complex hip and knee surgery. Mr Dawson-Bowling is one of only a few surgeons to use the MAKOplasty robotic arm for partial knee replacements and total hip and knee replacements, allowing the more accurate placement of implants.

His NHS practice is at the Royal London Hospital, where he treats major trauma patients and those with complex hip and knee problems in a tertiary environment.

Professional memberships:

British Orthopaedic Association
British Hip Society
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
Royal Society of Medicine
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
British Medical Association

In 2017 he was appointed Orthopaedic Clinical Network Director for Barts Health NHS Trust. He is currently leading on the development of the North East London Specialist Orthopaedic Network (NELSON), to help the transfer of complex elective cases from other hospitals to Barts so that patients receive the highest level of specialist care in the most appropriate clinical environment.

In 2016 Mr Dawson-Bowling was appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London, supervising postgraduate students.

Since qualifying in 2000 Mr Dawson-Bowling has gained experience in every area of orthopaedic and trauma surgery. He completed a Master’s degree at Cambridge University (where he was also part of the crew which won the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race). He then undertook further training at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals in London, before his subspecialist fellowship training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

Mr Dawson-Bowling graduated in 2008 from Cardiff University Law School with a Masters’ degree in medical law (LLM), having completed a thesis on Medical Negligence and Informed Consent. He has an MSc degree (2009) at Brighton and Sussex Medical School which is based on research into uncemented hip resurfacing implants.

He has 14 peer-reviewed publications in the international literature and is a reviewer for several journals including the Bone and Joint Journal, the British Medical Journal and The Knee.

He is lead author of three postgraduate orthopaedic textbooks and lead convenor on the annual London Orthopaedic Basic Science Course run by Orthopaedic Research UK.

Mr Dawson-Bowling is on the Editorial Boards of the National Joint Registry and Bone and Joint 360. He regularly presents his work at international conventions, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and British Orthopaedic Association, where he has been an invited faculty member since 2016.

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