Consultant Profile

Mr Colin Holton

Mr Colin Holton BSc MBChB MSc (Mech Eng) FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Paediatric orthopaedics
Special clinical interests:

Children's hip surgery
Adolescent and young adult hip
Adult hip replacement
Hip arthroscopy
Peri-acetabular osteotomy (PAO)

Research interests:

MSc (by Research) in bio-engineering, University of Leeds
Current research projects:

  • University of Leeds bio-engineering department into the development and clinical validation of a computational diagnostic tool for early intervention hip surgery. 
  • Bone health in Adult and Paediatric population  - Osteonecrosis (AVN) in older children, teenagers and young adults treated for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leeds General Infirmary
Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Leeds

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

British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery (BSCOS)
Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary:
Susan Da Costa
Private secretary telephone number:
0113 218 5996
Private secretary fax:
0113 218 5937
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Colin Holton qualified in 2002 from the University of Leeds Medical School. Following basic surgical training he became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in 2005. 

His specialist orthopaedic training was in the Yorkshire region and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) 2012. He also undertook an MSc (Mechanical Engineering) investigating the use of bone graft in total hip replacement. His international hip fellowship was undertaken in Denmark under Professor Kjeld Soballe, Mr Martin Lamm and Mr Bent Lund where he gained further exposure to hip replacement and hip arthroscopy. He learnt the technique of minimally invasive PAO (peri-acetabular osteotomy) under world renowned PAO surgeon Prof Kjeld Soballe. He also undertook nationally recognised fellowship training in hip arthroscopy and total hip replacement under Mr Jon Conroy, Harrogate, UK.
Mr Holton was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, with a special interest in adolescent and young adult hip surgery, at the Leeds General Infirmary in 2014.

He submits his arthroplasty and non arthroplasty surgical outcomes to the national registers to ensure his patients outcomes continue to perform to the highest level.

Personal profile:

Mr Colin Holton is married with four children. He lives in Leeds near to the hospital. Mr Holton enjoys all sports and actively participates in golf, squash, cycling and running.

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Mr Colin Holton

Mr Colin Holton Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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