Mr Gavin Bartlett - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Duchy Hospital, Cornwall

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Mr Gavin Bartlett - Orthopaedics

Mr Gavin Bartlett is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Truro, Cornwall

Based at: Duchy Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Hip & Knee Joint Reconstructive and Preservation Surgery . Lead musculoskeletal oncology surgeon at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.


New Computer Aided Pre-Operative Plan for Private Patients

Mr Bartlett is now offering a new initiative for private patients seeking hip replacement surgery. It involves a computer aided pre-operative plan using modern CT diagnostic imaging  to optimise implant positioning and orientation to achieve the best possible function following surgery. 

The software for this service is from company called Symbios.  They also special implants for outsized hips and those which do not fit standard off the shelf implants.  Mr Bartlett has used Symbios for the past 9 years.  

Both the pre-operative plan and the custom implants are normally covered by medical insurance and of course this option is also available should you choose to pay for your surgery yourself.

More information about Symbios can be found here


Academic background

Mr Bartlett qualified from St Mary’s Medical School London, completing his basic surgical training in London, Bristol and South Africa and his registrar training in the Oxford Region. He has undertaken a research fellowship at Oxford University, completing a Medical Doctorate in hip arthroplasty and clinical fellowships in hip and knee surgery in Exeter and Reading and trauma surgery in Denver, USA.

Professional Memberships

British Orthopaedic Association, British Hip Society, British Trauma Society, Girdlestone Society

NHS base

Royal Cornwall Hospital

Clinic Times

Wednesday morning

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