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Orthopaedic surgery

Orthopaedic surgery

Orthopedic surgery, or orthopedics, is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. Among the main procedures undertaken by orthopaedic surgeons are: Joint arthroscopy, Fracture repair, Arthroplasty, general repair procedures on damaged muscle or tendons and corrective surgery.

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  • Andy Langdown

    Andy Langdown

    Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon

    Experience
    22 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Christopher Rees

    Christopher Rees

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Experience
    21 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Mark Herron

    Mark Herron

    Orthopaedic surgeon

    Experience
    24 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Nikhil Shah

    Nikhil Shah

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hip and Knee Specialist

    Experience
    22 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Mr Fahad Attar

    Mr Fahad Attar

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Experience
    16 years
    GP referral
    Not required

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