Mr Robert Hill is the Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children NHS Trust. He qualified in 1980 and trained in orthopaedics at St Thomas' Hospital London. He undertook several specialist fellowships that allowed him to train in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.
Mr Hill is a world-renowned expert in non-spinal paediatric orthopaedics and in limb reconstruction in adults and children. He was invited by the British Orthopaedic Association to be the Naughton Dunn Lecturer in 2004. He was also visiting professor at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and at the Royal Brisbane Children's Hospital. He frequently visits hospitals in the Middle East.
Mr Hill continues to be active in clinical research. He has authored numerous publications on orthopaedic topics and on limb reconstruction. Mr Hill is also actively involved in education and has lectured in the UK and abroad. Mr Hill is the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at the Portland Hospital for Women and Children.
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