Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon
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Andy Langdown: Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon in Hampshire, West Sussex and Dubai
Andy Langdown is an experienced hip and knee specialist with a particular interest in the young adult hip. He believes in fully involving his patients in the decision-making process and tailors his treatment to their needs using minimally invasive techniques, joint preservation surgery and the most clinically proven implants. Practising in Portsmouth and Chichester he is now acknowledged as one of the UK's leading Hip and Arthroscopy surgeons. He is also an International Visiting Professor of Orthopeadics in Dubai.
Specialist Areas of Treatment
For hip conditions such as persistent groin pain, hip impingement, lateral hip pain (bursitis/abductor muscle dysfunction) and degenerative conditions such as arthritis:
- Hip Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)
- Hip Impingement surgery
- Labral Repair
- Hip Muscle Reconstruction
- Hip Replacement and Revision Hip Replacement
For knee conditions such as anterior knee pain, cartilage injuries, ligament tears, patellar instability and degenerative conditions such as arthritis:
- Knee Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)
- Cartilage Repair
- Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
- Patellar Realignment & Stabilisation
- Primary Knee Replacement (Partial or Total) and Revision Knee Replacement
- Patient Specific Instrumentation, Robotic Assisted Surgery
Andy is committed to a patient-centred approach whereby patients are fully involved in the decision-making process. He focuses on tailoring treatment to the needs of the patient, using minimally invasive techniques, joint preservation surgery and the most clinically proven implants to aid postoperative rehabilitation and optimise outcome.
A keen amateur sportsman who has won numerous medals nationally and internationally in cycling, Andy is also well aware of the particular surgical and rehabilitation needs of sportsmen and sportswomen following injury.
Training and Experience
A Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England since 1997, Andy Langdown qualified from Birmingham in 1993 and then trained in Bristol, Oxford and Australia before being accredited to the Specialist Register for Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery in 2005; he has been a Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth since 2005.
Andy has a wealth of experience and expertise in the surgical treatment of all hip and knee conditions, but particularly the young adult hip. In 2010 he established a specialist service for the treatment of young adult hip conditions in Chichester and Portsmouth; he is now acknowledged as one of the UK’s leading Hip Arthroscopy surgeons, undertaking approximately 200 Hip Arthroscopy procedures per year. In recognition of this Andy has been appointed International Visiting Professor of Orthopaedics at the Saudi German Hospital in Dubai where he brings his skills to the population of the UAE.
As one of the founding members of the Portsmouth Arthroplasty Group, Andy has developed protocols for the management of infected joint replacements. He is also an accomplished trauma surgeon having spent time as a consultant on the specialist regional trauma service in Oxford. He is still an active member of the Trauma Service in Portsmouth and provides expertise particularly with regard to complex hip and knee injuries.
Andy maintains an active interest in medical education, training and research. He has arranged and taught on hip and knee surgery courses both in the UK and abroad for trainee surgeons and fellow consultants alike. He continues to participate in research projects in the UK and has been invited to take part in two National Advisory Boards for Hip Surgery and Hip Arthroscopy. Andy has also presented at many national and international meetings and has published articles in several of the leading orthopaedic journals.
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Accreditation and admitting rights
Andy Langdown is an accredited consultant for the following hospitals, clinics and groups...
BSc, MB ChB, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Qualified in 1993 in United Kingdom
Registrations and licensing
General Medical Council (GMC)
Registration no.: 4015886