John Morley is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading where he has worked since 2010, providing a Trauma and Elective service and specialising in hip and knee surgery.
He qualified from The University of Glasgow in 1994 and undertook his basic surgical training in the West of Scotland. He then completed a Research Fellowship in the Academic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Leeds, studying the body’s response to major trauma. He was awarded the Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD) for his research thesis by the University of Leeds in 2007. The results of his research have been presented around the world and published widely in medical and scientific journals.
His Specialist Orthopaedic training was in the Yorkshire Deanery based in Leeds where he also worked as a Clinical Lecturer at the University. Prior to leaving Yorkshire he undertook a specialist training fellowship in Hip & Knee replacement at the Chapel Allerton Orthopaedic Centre, part of the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust.
To further develop his specialist expertise in Hip and Knee surgery he spent a further 2 years undertaking fellowship training at world-renowned orthopaedic centres. In 2009 he spent a year at the Exeter Hip Unit, famous for its pioneering work in developing the Exeter Hip replacement. In 2010 he worked for year as a Joint Replacement and Orthopaedic Oncology Fellow at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford gaining further specialist expertise in the treatment of complex joint and bone problems.