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Mr Peter Wall is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has a specialist interest in young adult hip surgery with an NHS practice based at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Birmingham.
Mr Wall has experience and specialist training in managing patients with hip and groin pain. This includes patients with subtle hip shape abnormalities (including dysplasia and hip/femoroacetabular impingement) local soft tissue disorders (labral tears and tendinopathy) or established arthritis.
His practice includes managing young patients with sporting and athletic injuries around the hip joint. He works closely with a multidisciplinary team including radiologists, physiotherapists and sports and exercise doctors and surgical colleagues to help ensure patients get the best possible care and can return to sport and fitness as soon as feasible.
Mr Wall routinely performs hip preservation surgery including: hip arthroscopy (keyhole), pelvic acetabular osteotomy (PAO) and femoral osteotomy. In situations where patients have established arthritis and the joint surfaces are worn out he performs hip resurfacing (Birmingham Hip Resurfacing) or total hip replacement surgery. He has experience of using cemented and uncemented hip implants and robotic assisted (MAKO) total hip replacement surgery
Mr Wall was born and went to school in North Yorkshire. He attended medical school at the University of Birmingham where he graduated with Honours. He completed his Orthopaedic training in the West Midlands with placements including: University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, Warwick and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham. During his training he took a period out of programme to complete a PhD at Warwick University Medical School with a thesis on treatments for femoroacetabular Impingement of the hip.
He gained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery) in February 2017 and obtained his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in 2018. He completed post CCT specialist fellowship training at recognised centres of excellence and tertiary referral for hip disorders with: The Exeter Hip Unit at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and The Young Adult Hip Unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London. He has gained experience and specialist training in hip arthroscopy, pelvic acetabular osteotomy (PAO), femoral osteotomy, hip resurfacing, hip replacement and redo (revision) hip replacement surgery using both cemented and uncemented hip implants.
Peter was appointed Associate Professor of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery at Warwick University Medical School and Consultant at University Hospital, Coventry in September 2019. He has decided to focus on full time clinical practice and in April 2021 was appointed as a Consultant at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital with a specialist interest in young adult hip surgery.
Peter’s research interests are the clinical effectiveness and safety of musculoskeletal interventions. He was a co-investigator for the NIHR-HTA funded UK FASHIoN Study a multi-centre trial examining the effectiveness of hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement and has completed a NIHR funded postdoctoral fellowship examining the safety of using a tourniquet in knee replacement surgery. He is currently Co-Chief Investigator with Professor Davis for the NIHR-HTA funded RACER-Hip Study; a multi-centre trial examining clinical effectiveness of robotic assisted total hip replacement surgery.
Peter’s NHS practice is based at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham. He lives in the West Midlands with his wife and two children.
Areas of interest
Hip and groin pain;
Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome / hip impingmenet;
Hip arthroscopy (keyhole surgery);
Periacetabular osteotomy surgery;
Femoral osteotomy surgery;
Hip replacement surgery;
Robotic assisted (MAKO) hip replacement surgery;
Hip injection treatment;
Greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS);
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