Mr Robert Ashford

Mr Robert Ashford

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 03678668

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Oncological (bone tumour)


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Ashford is sub-specialist trained in joint reconstruction and bone and soft tissue tumour surgery having undertaken fellowships at both The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, UK and the New South Wales Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Service in Sydney, Australia.

He was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgeon at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and the East Midlands Sarcoma Service in 2007. Mr Ashford has extensive experience in the treatment of a wide variety of hip and knee conditions, bone and soft tissue tumours and trauma. Mr Ashford has published extensively in these fields. He has been awarded an MD for his thesis entitled "Improving the patient journey in breast cancer metastatic to the skeleton" by the University of Sheffield.

He is an Honorary Associate Professor in Cancer Studies at the University of Leicester.

Mr Ashford was selected by the British Orthopaedic Association for the 2014 American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellowship. The ABC Fellowship is a prestigious, highly competitive and sought-after honour awarded to leaders in the field of orthopaedic surgery.

ABC Fellows present their research and act as international ambassadors for the BOA as they learn about healthcare and research in their host countries. Mr Ashford is the first Leicester Surgeon to be named an ABC Fellow.

Areas of interest

Knee surgery; Hip disorders;
Oncology - surgical
Sarcoma Surgery
Musculoskeletal Tumours
Skeletal Metastases

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