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.