Mr Ryan moved to Bolton in 1997 and has a wide experience in all aspects of trauma and orthopaedic surgery. Mr Ryan now concentrates on surgery of the knee, lower limb joint replacement, and sports related trauma.
He qualified from the University of Manchester in 1986, and trained in the North West. He has visited many knee units in the UK, Europe and the USA.
Mr Ryan’s clinical interests include arthroscopic knee surgery, meniscus repair, knee ligament reconstruction, surgery for the younger patient with arthritis, osteotomy around the knee, partial and total knee replacement and revision knee replacement.
He is actively involved in research, audit, and in training and education. He organises and leads courses training junior surgeons in the techniques of knee replacement and he is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons.
In addition to his clinical work, he is active in the regional training programme for junior surgeons, and has recently been appointed Regional Adviser in Orthopaedic Surgery to the Royal College of Surgeons.
Mr William Ryan works in the following services: