Mr Hugh Apthorp

Mr Hugh Apthorp

MBBS FRCS (Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

32 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall
5
Bedside Manner
5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“First class consultant, polite and well respected by his team“
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Subspecialty

  • Hip Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3359965
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    914 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    469 reviews

    About

    Mr Hugh Apthorp is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon. Within the field Mr Apthorp specialises in Hip Surgery and joint replacement, performing around 600 primary and revision joint replacements each year. His clinical interests lie in rapid recovery hip replacement, minimally invasive surgery, complex and revision hip surgery and hip problems in young adults.

    After qualifying from St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Mr Apthorp commenced Orthopaedic training at St Thomas' Hospital. Following this, he moved to Perth, Australia where he spent a year working with Professor David Wood developing his expertise in complex hip surgery.

    In addition to his practice, Mr Apthorp assists with the training of young surgeons as well as teaching established surgeons new and advanced techniques. He pioneered rapid recovery hip replacement surgery in the UK with his patients enjoying the shortest length of stay for hip replacements in England.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Rapid recovery Hip replacement

    Young Adult Hip Replacement

    • Rapid Recovery Hip Replacement
    • Revision Hip Replacement
    • Young adult Hip Problems 
    • Complex Hip Surgery
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    Medical procedures

    • Hip Replacement
    • Anterior Hip Replacement
    • Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) Hip Replacement
    • Hip Arthroplasty
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Arthritis (Hip)
    • Arthritis (Shoulder)
    • Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Hip
    • The Young Hip
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    Education

    Primary Medical Qualification

    MB BS 1988 University of London

    Specialist Register entry date

    Trauma and orthopaedic surgery From 01 Apr 1999

    Memberships

    Member of the British Orthopaedic Association

    Member of the British Hip Society

    Member of the British Medical Association

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Hip Replacement
    2/4
    Anterior Hip Replacement
    1/4
    Hip Dysplasia
    1/4
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Hip Replacement
    First class consultant, polite and well respected by his team
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Hip Replacement
    I wanted to see Mr Apthorp as he was recommended by a close relative and I knew I was in good hands. I was not disappointed, he and his team were excellent in everyway
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Anterior Hip Replacement
    Confidence giving and enthusiastic
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Hip Dysplasia
    He was very friendly and clear in explaining what he thought about my condition.
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