Consultant Profile

Mr John Morley

Mr John Morley MD MBChB FRCSEd(Tr&Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Dunedin Hospital, Reading
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Hip and Knee surgery including primary and revision joint replacement. Arthroscopic surgery of the knee.

Research interests:

Hip and Knee replacement. Prosthetic joint infection. Immune response to Trauma.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Berkshire Hospital Reading

Year of first medical qualification:
MBChB University of Glasgow 1994
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

British Orthopaedic Association

British Medical Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0118 955 3476
Private secretary:
Laura Frowen
Private secretary telephone number:
0118 955 3476
Private secretary fax:
0118 958 6905
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

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.

Personal profile:

Outside of work he enjoys many outdoor pursuits including cycling, running, hill walking and golf. He is also has a passion for music and is a keen musician playing a variety of instruments as well as singing in a local choir.

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Mr John Morley

Mr John Morley Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Reading, Berkshire, private hospital specialist.

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