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Mr Gethin Thomas - Orthopaedics

Based at: Yorkshire Clinic | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

My interests are primary (including complex primary) and revision hip and knee arthroplasty as well as simple knee arthroscopy.
I have been fortunate to have trained under several excellent arthroplasty surgeons. At the end of my training I completed the Avon Advanced Arthroplasty Fellowship in Bristol with Professor Gordon Bannister and Professor Ashley Blom.

I perform cemented and uncemented hip replacements and cemented knee replacements and only use implants which have a proven track record. I do not use any metal on metal implants.

I have a particular interest in enhanced recovery.

I also have a trauma interest within my NHS practice

Academic background

Qualifications MBBCh MSc FRCS (tr&orth)
Undergraduate Degree:
-University of Wales College of Medicine 2000
Postgraduate Degree:
- MSc in Orthopaedics and Trauma – University of
Warwick 2010
-I am a regular reviewer for Hip International Journal
-I teach on the Oswestry Orthopaedic Exam Course
-I have published research papers on hip replacement and 
enhanced recovery as well as other topics

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 2009
Member of the British Orthopaedic Association
Member of the British Hip Society

NHS base

Airedale General Hospital

01274 033 030