Orthopeadics

Orthopaedics

Bone and joints

Our first class treatment of trauma and elective patients is delivered swiftly, effectively and safely, to ensure quality outcomes. We use our resources efficiently and develop partnerships with primary care to ensure our patients receive a seamless service.

Fracture liaison service

Our osteoporosis specialist nurse reviews all fragility fractures and where appropriate, confirms the diagnosis of osteoporosis with DEXA scanning, offering advice and recommendations for treatment. 

Hip fracture service

Mr Martyn Parker runs the Trust's nationally recognised hip fracture service and produces our extensive research programme.

Trauma practitioners
Our trauma practitioners co-ordinate our trauma activity. If you have any questions about trauma admissions or referrals, please contact the on-call orthopaedic registrar via our switchboard on 01733 678000.

Orthopaedic specialties 

  • upper limb
  • shoulder/elbow – arthroplasty, arthroscopic soft tissue reconstruction
  • hand – corrective and reconstructive procedures
  • lower limb
  • hip primary and revision, labral repair and arthroscopy
  • knee primary and revision, soft tissue reconstruction
  • foot and ankle
  • arthroplasty and reconstructive surgery
  • paediatrics
  • CTEV and DDH

Specialist children’s orthopaedics   
Mr Piers Mitchell and Mr Mark Latimer are our two specialist children’s orthopaedic surgeons. They perform a broad range of complex paediatric surgical procedures. These include lower limb realignment surgery, leg lengthening surgery with frames, knee ligament reconstructions, and hip reconstructions for neuromuscular disorders such as cerebral palsy, but do not include tumours and spinal surgery.

Our department offers both elective (planned surgery) and emergency treatment.

Orthopaedic specialties:  

  • primary (arthritis) and revision (replacement of primary) joint replacements - hip, knee and shoulders (resurfacing total shoulder replacements)    
  • Ankle and foot surgery

  • Hand surgery

  • Soft tissue reconstruction and keyhole surgery if the knee (ligament repairs and reconstructions)

  • Key hole shoulder surgery (tendon and dislocation repairs)

  • PMIs (patient matched implants) for revision hip surgery, made specifically for individual patients

  • Navigated knee replacements - computer aided placement of implants to get as close as possible fit to replicate patients original anatomy

Clinic hours:

  • On call trauma clinic: Monday to Friday, 9.30am-1pm

  • Fracture clinic: Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 5.45pm

  • Elective clinics : Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 5.45pm

Referrals:

  • Your GP can refer you to Dynamic Health OR you can contact Dynamic Health directly on 0300 555 0210 Monday to Friday, 8.15am-12.15pm

  • Dynamic Health will book an initial appointment for assessment and then onward referral to either a physiotherapist or a consultant

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