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I am a Consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Spire hospital specialisng in Hip and Knee pathologies.
I am a full time NHS consultant providing arthroplasty services at University Hospitals of Birmingham.
I have had a successful Consultant practice at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton before moving close to home at Birmingham.
I am a Honorary Associate Clinical Professor in the Institute of Clinical Sciences within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham
I served as Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer with University of Leicester for 3 years.
I specialize in treating adult Hip and Knee pathologies. I perform primary hip and knee replacements. My special interest includes treating failed hip and knee replacements. I undertake procedures of Hip replacement, Knee replacement, Revision Hip replacement, Revision knee Replacement and Knee Arthroscopy.
My Basic surgical training was in south east London at University Hospital Lewisham where I completed my MRCS.
My Higher specialist Orthopaedic training was in the West Midlands on prestigious Birmingham Orthopaedic Training Programme leading to FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) and CCST.
I have undertaken Advanced Arthroplasty (Joint replacement) Fellowship at the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.
I utilize posterior approach for hip replacements sparing the important hip abductor muscles helping speedy recovery and excellent post-operative outcome for the patients. I use specialist templating computer software to plan my surgery to improve the outcomes. I implement enhanced recovery program after hip and knee replacements for safe and quicker recovery of the patients.
I am an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer with University of Leicester. I have lectured at numerous national and international meetings. I have published multiple papers in Scientific Journals. I teach on various undergraduate and post graduate courses.
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Areas of interest
Hip replacement for Hip Arthritis;Revision Hip replacement; Knee replacement for Knee Arthritis; Revision Knee replacement;Knee Arthroscopy for Meniscal pathology: Robotic MAKO Hip replacement: Robotic MAKO Knee Replacement
- Alison Hitchen
- Spire Little Aston Hospital Little Aston Hall Drive Little Aston Sutton Coldfield B74 3UP
- 0121 580 7216
- Anne Hemming
- 1A Damson Parkway Solihull B91 2PP
- 0121 704 1451
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Ajit Walunj Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
University Hospitals of Birmingham NHS trust
Playing cricket, Reading,Travelling
Naughton Dunn meeting Best poster prize: Nov 16 (Co-author)
BOTA-IOSUK prize: May 2015 (Travelling Fellowship)
British Trauma Society: Best Paper presentation 2007 (Co-author)
Distinction in ENT: Nagpur University 2001
Getting it Right First Time in Trauma Clinic: How a Pandemic Improved Service
Provision for Orthopaedic Patient
Medical & Clinical Research, 2020 Volume 5 | Issue 9 |202
Atypical Presentation of Sacrococcygeal Pilonidal Disease: Presentation and Surgical Management
Journal of Orthopedics & Bone Disorders, Oct 2020, Volume 4 Issue 1
Bone metastases of the hand;Ann R Coll Surg Engl Sep 2017
BOTA-IOSUK Travelling Fellowship experience
Joint; BOTA publication Sep 2016
Hip fracture; assessment and management
BMJ Learning; You’ve been bleeped: Found on the floor, in association with Student BMJ
Megaprostheses in the Management of Trauma of the Knee
Journal of Orthopaedics
J Orthop Dec 2015
Modified technique of Tibial tuberosity transfer
Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
Arthroscopy Techniques August 2015
Multiple component patient safety intervention in English hospitals: controlled evaluation of second phase.
Reanimation following facial palsy: present and future directions.
Journal of Laryngology and Otology june 2010
Sciatica presenting as post-amputation neuroma: presentation and clinical findings
European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology 2010
Treatment of Scaphoid Non-Union with Combined Vascularized Distal Radius Graft and Iliac Crest Bone
Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery 2008
Coccygectomy for coccygodynia: do we really have to wait?
Injury 2008 Jul
The use of computer navigation in performing minimally invasive surgery for intertrochanteric hip fracture—the experience in Singapore (letter to Editor)
A review of retraction pockets: past, present and future management.
Journal of Laryngology and Otology 2007 Jun
The TUBIGLOVE- a novel means of support in hand injuries
Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, September 2007
Failure to correct femoral anteversion on the AP pelvis radiograph leads to errors in prosthesis selection in total hip arththroplasty
The Radiographer Aug 2008
Use of PACS for templating total hip arthroplasty
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 2007 September
Courses offered to GPs
I regularly teach on Musculoskeletal courses for GP’s in collaboration with Royal college of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
I deliver Musculoskeletal teaching in primary care settings to local GP's improve patient care.
Reference number 6028707
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
British Hip Society
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (5-50)
Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (1-5)
Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)
Complex primary total hip replacement (including bone grafting or femoral osteotomy) - (1-5)