Consultant Profile

Mr Andrew Hamilton Waterfield

Mr Andrew Hamilton Waterfield MBBS FRCS(Ed) FRCS(Eng)
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Cemented and cementless primary hip replacement, medical rotation total knee replacement to preserve knee dynamics.

Research interests:

Bone sparing hip replacements

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Welwyn Garden City
Clinical Director Director of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery (East and North Herts NHS Trust) with a special interest in joint replacement.

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

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England
Fellow British Orthopaedic Assocaition
Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585112
Private secretary:
Private secretary telephone number:
01582 831260 or 07970 813953
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

After training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery at Masachussetts General Hospital Boston USA, The Royal London Hospital and The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Mr Waterfield was appointed Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery with a special interest in joint replacement at The Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in 1991.
Mr Waterfield is now the Senior Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at QEII and also work at the Lister Hospitals.
He was granted admitting rights to Spire Harpenden Hospital in 1991. His NHS work involves all aspects of general trauma and orthopaedic surgery as well as the subspecialist interests listed above. Mr Waterfield is the Orthopaedic Surgeon to The Essex County Rugby Club.

Personal profile:

Mr Andrew Waterfield is married with four children, the last born in 1989 when the oldest was four. He has a passion for fast cars and participating in sport, although usually at bottom team level! Having recently retired from playing rugby (although he has played front row with both sons on the same team), cricket and golf (member Mid Herts GC). One daughter played lacrosse for England having retired from synchronized swimming for Great Britain, the other was the Hertfordshire synchronized swimming champion. Mr Waterfield's eldest three children are now in the army, both sons officers in the infantry and daughter officer in the Royal Artillary.

Mr Waterfield enjoys mountaneering (rock climbing, ice climbing and ski touring) and tries to spend his holidays in the French Alps with his family. He has recently become interested in sailing, gaining the Yachtmaster offshore certificate.

Find a treatment, test or scan available at:


Find a consultant

Use one or more of the options below to search for a consultant and link through to view their Spire profile.


Let us help you

fill out this form and we will get back to you:

Please select a hospital

We can call you

Please enter your details below and we will call you back.

What is the aim of your enquiry?

Please select a hospital

If we are unable to reach you by phone, please include your email address so that we can get in touch...

Mr Andrew Hamilton Waterfield

Mr Andrew Hamilton Waterfield Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

© Spire Healthcare Group plc (2016)