- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
My main interest is lower limb arthroplasty with a special interest in knee surgery and ligament reconstruction. I also perform primary/revision total knee replacements, unicompartmental knee replacements, patellofemoral joint replacement, soft tissue knee surgery including arthroscopy and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction & surgery for anterior knee pain.
Areas of interest
Knee arthroscopy; Knee surgery; Knee replacement surgery (including signature knee replacement); Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament (ACL); Revision knee replacement; Osteoarthitis; Sports injuries; Anterior knee pain; Platelet rich plasma therapy
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, East Sussex NHS Trust (Conquest Hospital)
Preparation of Cadaveric Dissections and Analysis of Surgical Technique.
Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. 1st – 3rd December 2001.
Knee Research Meeting: Mayday University Hospital 28th March 2003.
Early Results of the Soffix Mark II in ACL Reconstruction Surgery.
The Biomechanical Properties of Tailored Equine Extensor Tendons.
I regularly participate in various sporting activities including cycling, cricket, gym workouts and swimming. I belong to a tennis club and enjoy running having come first in various 5km courses and taken part in two half marathons. I also enjoy SCUBA diving.
Other interests include eating out, travel and reading.
Jamieson Medal and Prize in Practical Anatomy. (1992 – 1993)
Distinction in Biochemistry. The University of Leeds. 1993.
Sam Simmons Prize for best paper presented at the South West Thames circuit meeting. (10th May 2002.)
Mayday Research Prize. (4th July 2002)
Hardwick Prize. 1st prize for best podium presentation. Maidstone Hospital. (13/4/2007)
The Role of Surgical Training on the Incidence of Infective Complications in Elective Orthopaedic Practice.
RK Goddard, D Yeoh, MAS Mowbray.
The Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. (Suppl); 2009; 91:204-205.
A Comparison of Two Techniques for Knee Arthrodesis: The Custom Made Intra-Medullary Mayday Nail versus External Fixation.
D Yeoh, RK Goddard, P Macnamara, N Bowman, K Miles, PA Butler-Manuel.
The Knee. 15(4); 2008: 263-267.
Postoperative Autologous Blood Salvage Drains – Are they Useful in Primary Uncemented
Hip and Knee Arthroplasty ? A Prospective Study of 186 Cases.
Henry Wynn Jones, Laura Savage, Craig White, Richard Goddard, Hillary Lumley, Fadil
Kashif, Kurinchi Gurusany.
Acta Orthopaedica Belgica. 70(5): 466-473: 2004.
Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using a Polyester Tendon Graft Fixation Device.
PJ Fules, RT Madhav, RK Goddard, MAS Mowbray.
The Knee. 10(4), 2003: 335-340
Tibial Bone Tunnel Enlargement After Four Strand Hamstring Tendon ACL Replacement. A Clinical and MRI Study.
PJ Fules, RT Madhav, RK Goddard, A Newman Sanders, MAS Mowbray.
The Knee 10: 2003; p 87 – 91
Instrument Guided Semitendinosus-Gracilis Tendon Autograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Replacement Using a Polyester Tape and Cortical Fixation Device.
Peter J Fules, Richard K Goddard, Rohit T Madhav, Bijay Singh, Hari Prem, Harpal K Jadeja, Michael A S Mowbray.
Orthopedics: July 2003, 26(7).
Biomechanical and Histological Examination of a Skin Fibroblast Seeded Polyester-Carbon Matrix.
PJ Fules, I Gyorgy, M Balazs, H Janos, RK Goddard, J Shelton, MAS Mowbray.
Hungarian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology: Oct 2002, p 183-193.
Macrodactyly: An Unusual Cause of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Richard K Goddard, Christopher McLean, Anestis Iossifidis.
Calicut Medical Journal: 2004; 2(3) : e5.
Courses offered to GPs
Please refer to the Spire Sussex Hospital website for GP talks;
- MB. ChB University of Leeds 1997
- MRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2000
- Master of Surgery MS Degree University of London 2004
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons 2007
- Postgraduate Diploma in Trauma & Orthopaedics University of Brighton 2006
Reference number 4425926
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Medical Council , 2000
- Spire Sussex Hospital, TN37 7RE
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 01424 757411
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Ward - Tele: 01424 757 459
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)
Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (1-5)
Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (1-5)