Consultant Profile

Mr Roger Hackney

Mr Roger Hackney FRCS (Orth) FFSEM Dip Sports Medicine
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Elbow surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Sports injury
    • Sports medicine
    • Upper limb surgery
  • Soft-tissue injuries
    Special clinical interests:

    Rotator cuff repair including use of a knitted polyester patch for large tears (Leeds-Kuff Patch™)
    Arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery to shoulder and elbow
    Sports trauma
    Groin pain in sport

    Research interests:

    Shoulder instability
    Groin pain
    Frozen shoulder

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

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

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

    British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association
    British Elbow and Shoulder Society
    Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
    British Orthopaedic Association

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0113 218 5908/9
    Private secretary telephone number:
    07881 603652
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Roger Hackney invented the Leeds-Kuff Patch™ which he uses to repair large rotator cuff tears.

    Mr Hackney undertook his orthopaedic training in the Royal Air Force plus London and Nottingham. Shoulder fellow to Professor W. Angus Wallace. He gained a diploma in sports medicine. He teaches on various post-graduate sports medicine courses. His practice is largely upper limb, managing shoulder instability, impingement and rotator cuff tears. Mr Hackney also has a special interest in sport, trauma, arthroscopic surgery and groin pain in athletes.

    Personal profile:

    An ex-Olympic runner, Mr Hackney remains active in athletics, both coaching and training. He is involved with helping run sports medicine courses for the National Sports Medicine Institute and British Sports Trauma Association. He also enjoys hill walking, gardening, music and struggle to bring up three daughters.

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    Mr Roger Hackney

    Mr Roger Hackney Orthopaedic surgery & Soft-tissue injuries Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

    Mr Roger Hackney invented a knitted polyester patch which is being used to treat one of the most common causes of chronic shoulder pain.

    The operation is available at Spire Leeds. Click here for more information.

    The Daily Mail published an article about the procedure in April 2014

    Patient experiences

    Read about patients who have had surgery with Mr Roger Hackney:

    Mrs Margaret Dyson - rotator cuff repair using Leeds-Kuff Patch™

    Physiotherapy at Spire Leeds

    Spire Leeds Hospital has a specialist physiotherapy department.

    Physiotherapy services at Spire Leeds, private hospital, Roundhay, West Yorkshire

    You can be referred to the physiotherapy department by your GP, consultant or you can self-refer.

    Click here for further information on our physiotherapy services or call 0113 218 5951.

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