Consultant Profile

Mr Richard Carrington

Mr Richard Carrington MBBS, FRCS (Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Hip and knee replacement, knee arthroscopy, knee ligament reconstruction and cartilage transplantation.

Research interests:

Cartilage transplantation, hip and knee replacement.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
British Orthopaedic Association
International Cartilage Repair Society

Financial interests/shares:

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc. 

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0208 901 5555
Private secretary telephone number:
020 8901 0311
Private secretary fax:
020 8901 0313
Private secretary email address:
Tuesday mornings, Saturday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Richard Carrington is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Hip and Knee Surgery, based at the internationally renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, the UK’s premier specialist orthopaedic hospital.

Mr Carrington’s area of expertise include hip and knee replacement surgery, knee surgery for injuries including meniscal tears and cruciate ligament ruptures, and cartilage transplantation.  Mr Carrington uses the latest technology in hip and knee replacements.

Mr Carrington was appointed as a Consultant to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in 2003.  Prior to taking up the appointment he underwent Specialist Fellowship training in hip and knee surgery at Harvard, in Boston USA. 

Mr Carrington is involved in the design and development of future knee replacement prosthesis that will ultimately use technology to design bespoke implants.

Mr Carrington continues to have a keen academic interest and publishes regularly in peer review journals.  He also is an enthusiastic teacher and is regularly invited to speak on his areas of expertise both at national and international orthopaedic meetings.  He runs five courses a year at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital training junior surgeons in various techniques of hip and knee surgery.

Personal profile:

I am married with three children. I enjoy sailing, cycling and various country pursuits.

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Mr Richard Carrington

Mr Richard Carrington Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

Mr Carrington and Conformis in the Daily Mail


Mr Carrington performed a bespoke knee replacement on a patient. Click on the following link to read the article: Mr Carrington performs a bespoke knee replacement on his patient

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