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Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics is the field of medicine and surgery that deals with injuries to and problems with the musculoskeletal system.  Our department is based at both Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals and offers a full range of elective (non-emergency) and trauma (emergency) services including day surgery and complex inpatient surgery.

We work closely in conjunction with the Trust's rheumatology department and allied services such as physiotherapy and occupational therapy to help patients rehabilitate.

Description of service

What we do:

  • Fracture clinics: Monday to Friday at Northwick Park Hospital and Monday, Thursday and Friday at Central Middlesex Hospital   
  • Upper limb: hand, wrist , elbow and shoulder surgery
  • Complex limb trauma, non unions, deformity correction
  • Foot and ankle service: common foot problems, complex deformity corrections
  • Knee service: acute knee injuries including sports injuries, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, arthroscopic and joint replacement surgery, including revision surgery
  • Hip service: primary and revision joint replacement surgery including young adult hip problems.

We now offer an enhanced recovery programme for hip and knee replacements. You can find more details under resources.

 

Locations

Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals

The trauma service is currently provided on two wards at Northwick Park Hospital

  • Theatre Admissions Unit (TAU) for day case admissions
  • Evelyn Ward, on level 5 of the ward block

Central Middlesex Hospital

Most patients coming in for major elective surgery at Central Middlesex Hospital will admitted to Abbey Suite.

For day or short-stay surgery, patients are admitted to the ACAD centre at Central Middlesex Hospital.

Contacts

  • Appointments
    020 8869 3022 Office Hours - Mon - Fri
  • General Manager
    020 8869 3623 office hours Mon-Fri
  • Centralised Admissions
    020 8869 5794 office hours Mon-Fri

Central Middlesex Hospital

  • Abbey Suite
    020 8453 2655

Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals

  • Service Manager
    020 8869 3614 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon - Fri
  • Evelyn Ward
    020 8869 2466
  • Theatre Admissions Unit (TAU)
    020 8869 3132
  • Booking Centre
    020 8235 4200 Office Hours Mon - Fri

Consultants and other key staff

View Orthopaedics consultants »