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Andy Langdown: Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon, Portsmouth

Andy Langdown
Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon, Portsmouth:Andy Langdown

A hip and knee specialist with particular interest in hip and knee replacement in the younger patient and hip arthroscopy, including the arthroscopic treatment of hip impingement.

 

Mr Andy Langdown, BSc MB ChB FRCS (Tr & Orth), is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon practising in Portsmouth. He qualified from Birmingham in 1993, obtained the Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1997 and was accredited to the Specialist Register in 2005 having trained in Bristol, Oxford and Australia. His specialist area of interest is surgery of the hip and knee, including primary and revision joint replacement, ligament reconstruction and arthroscopic surgery. He has particular interests in hip and knee replacement in the younger patient and hip arthroscopy, including the arthroscopic treatment of hip impingement.

 

Andy Langdown is also an accomplished trauma surgeon, having spent time as a consultant on the specialist regional trauma service in Oxford. He has a specific interest in complex fractures around the knee.

 

In addition to a busy clinical practice Andy Langdown maintains an active interest in medical education, training and research. He is a member of faculty for both the Oxford and Wessex Orthopaedic Specialist Examination Revision Courses and is co-convener and author of the Orthopaedic and Trauma modules of The Royal College of Surgeons of England Surgical Trainees Educational Programme (STEP). He has presented at many national and international meetings and has published articles in many of the leading orthopaedic journals. He is a keen sportsman who regularly competes nationally in endurance events.

 

Andy Langdown in theatre

 

As patients’ functional demands following joint replacement have increased, technology has advanced to cater for this need. Andy Langdown is a strong advocate of tailoring treatment to patient demand and uses many modern techniques in his daily clinical practice. Such techniques include the use of:

  • Minimal access surgery

  • Uncemented hip replacement

  • Partial knee replacement

  • High performance bearings (e.g. ceramic-on-ceramic hip replacement, Oxinium knee replacement)

  • Rapid postoperative rehabilitation 

 

Research interests and publications

Andy Langdown has published several papers in leading orthopaedic journals on topics relating to hip and knee surgery. A full bibliography of published work is available on his website. His current research interests include:


  • the long term follow up of joint replacements

  • alignment in knee replacement

  • metal sensitivity and its importance in hip and knee replacement

  • the use of modern bearing surfaces in hip and knee replacement

 

GMC Number:                 4015886        Check this doctor's GMC registration

Date of Registration:     1 Aug 1994

 

Accreditation and admitting rights at private hospitals

Mr Andy Langdown is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals, including Spire Healthcare

Spire admitting rights

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Mr Andy Langdown


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
 

Spire Hospital Portsmouth, Bartons Lane, Havant
, Hampshire, PO9 5NP  


Tel:  02392 370398 - Julie Gibson (secretary)

Fax: 02392 370398


Email:  info@hipandkneeadvice.com

Website: www.hipandkneeadvice.com

 

Areas of expertise

Treatments offered

  • Minimal access surgery

  • Uncemented hip replacement

  • Partial knee replacement

  • High performance bearings (e.g. ceramic-on-ceramic hip replacement, Oxinium knee replacement)

  • Rapid postoperative rehabilitation

  • Knee replacement (both primary and revision, including partial knee replacement)

  • Knee arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction

  • Hip replacement (both primary and revision)

  • Hip arthroscopy and impingement surgery 

 

Qualification and memberships





Qualification

  • BSc
  • MB ChB
  • FRCS (Tr & Orth)
 

Membership




 


Places of work

Spire Portsmouth Hospital, Bartons Road,  Havant, Hampshire, PO9 5NP 

Tel: 023 9245 6000 

 



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