Mr Hugh Apthorp

Mr Hugh Apthorp


Orthopaedic Surgery

32 years of experience

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Bedside Manner




Top feedback

“He was highly professional, with who gave me clear explanation of what the options were, the consequences etc, indeed all that i needed to know. this was delivered ina very friendly and approachable manner, meaning i had complete confidence in the advice and the eventual outcome of my surgery“
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  • Hip Surgery
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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
1923 reviews

HCA UK at The Shard

St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
1692 reviews

Specialist's working hours

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10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 13:00 | 14:00 - 16:00
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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


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

  • Arthritis (Hip)
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip
  • The Young Hip
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Primary Medical Qualification

MB BS 1988 University of London

Specialist Register entry date

Trauma and orthopaedic surgery From 01 Apr 1999


Member of the British Orthopaedic Association

Member of the British Hip Society

Member of the British Medical Association

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