Consultant Profile

Mr Mark Edward Emerton

Mr Mark Edward Emerton BMBCh, MA, FRCS (Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
  • Soft-tissue injuries
    Special clinical interests:
    Unicompartmental knee replacements
    Joint replacement in young or active patients
    Hip and knee arthritis
    Revision hip and knee replacement
    Research interests:
    Outcomes of hip and knee replacements
    Patient safety
    Current NHS and /or university posts:
    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leeds General Infirmary
    Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Leeds
    Senior Fellow in Quality and Safety Improvement, NHS Institute
    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    British Orthopaedic Association
    British Hip Society
    National Joint Register National Committee
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0113 218 5908/9
    Private secretary:
    Kelley Hartley
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0113 218 5668
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Mark Emerton qualified in 1988 after training at Oxford University medical school. Following basic surgical training he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (London) in 1992. 

    His specialist orthopaedic training was at the Nuffield orthopaedic centre in Oxford where he was University Clinical Lecturer for 6 years including 2 years of specialist training in hip and knee surgery.

    Mr Emerton was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, with a special interest in hip and knee surgery, at the Leeds General Infirmary in July 1999.

    Since becoming a consultant in Leeds Mr Emerton has spent 3 years as clinical director leading the development and opening of the new elective orthopaedic centre at Chapel Allerton hospital. He was the national clinical lead for hip and knee surgery at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement until March 2007 and now works with Patient Safety First, a national campaign to improve the safety and quality of healthcare, as the clinical lead for safer surgery.

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    Mr Mark Edward Emerton

    Mr Mark Emerton, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Arthroscopy, Hip Surgery, Knee Surgery, Revision Surgery, Hip Resurfacing, Arthroscopy, Spire Leeds, Private Hospital, Roundhay, Leeds, Yorkshire

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