Consultant Profile

Mr George Whitwell

Mr George Whitwell MB ChB FRCS (trauma and orthopaedics)
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Primary knee replacement surgery
Revisional knee replacement surgery
Primary hip replacement surgery
Revisional hip replacement surgery
Unicompartmental knee
Knee arthroscopy

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Hip Society
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr George Whitwell is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery. His areas of specific interest are hip and knee replacement surgery (primary and revision) for a variety of underlying conditions including osteoarthritis. He also performs knee arthroscopy (keyhole surgery).

Mr Whitwell carries out his NHS work at Chapel Allerton hospital where he was appointed in 2012. He is a trainer for junior orthopaedic surgeons at Leeds Teaching hospitals and an instructor on regional training courses. He has published and presented research in international journals and meetings.

Mr Whitwell was trained in Yorkshire as a registrar and then undertook additional fellowship training in hip and knee surgery at Warwick, York and Leeds. He practises enhanced recovery techniques in his joint replacements.

Personal profile:

Mr George Whitwell is recently married to his wife Eva. He lives in Leeds and enjoys cycling, car mechanics, photography and travel.

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Mr George Whitwell

Mr George Whitwell Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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