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Mr Alastair Dick is a dual fellowship trained consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in all aspects of hip surgery. Mr Dick has specific interests and expertise in high-performance hip replacement surgery and hip preservation surgery including minimally invasive periacetabular osteotomy, femoral osteotomy and hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement. He has a broad experience in complex arthroplasty in the young.
Graduating from Imperial College London with an intercalated BSc in surgery and anaesthesia he underwent specialist orthopaedic training on the South-East Thames rotation where he gained comprehensive training in lower limb surgery. He was awarded his fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2017 and further enhanced his skills and expertise with sub-specialist fellowships in hip arthroplasty in Bournemouth and hip preservation surgery at Guy�s Hospital in London. He received the Zimmer Biomet BOTA Travelling Fellowship in 2019 allowing his to gain further experience at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
He holds two higher degrees - an MSc in Trauma and Orthopaedics and an MA in Clinical Education and is an honorary Associate Professor at University College London. He is an active member of esteemed organisations including the British Orthopaedic Association, British Hip Society and ISHA � The Hip Preservation Society. He is a reviewer for prestigious journals including the British Medical Journal, The Bone and Joint Journal and the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
His NHS practice is based at University College London Hospital where he is the trust lead for hip trauma, implementing data-driven optimisation in care for those with a fractured hip.
Areas of interest
Total hip replacement; hip pain; young adult hip disorders; sports hip injury; hip and groin pain; hip preservation; hip dysplasia; labral tear; labral repair; femoroacetabular impingement (FAI); periacetabular osteotomy (PAO); hip arthritis; avascular necrosis