Consultant Profile

Mr Andrew Taylor

Mr Andrew Taylor MBBS BSc (Hons), FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Liverpool Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Soft tissue injuries
Special clinical interests:

Knee and sports knee surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen
University Hospitals NHS Trust

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

British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association
Applied for British Association Surgery of the Knee 

Financial interests/shares:

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Miss Clare Vandewaal
Private secretary telephone number:
0151 522 1860
Private secretary email address:
Alternate weeks: Week 1 Tuesday PM, Wednesday all day and Thursday AM. Week 2 Wednesday all day and Thursday AM
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Andy Taylor is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals, where he specialises in knee surgery and in particular arthroscopic/sports injuries.  

Mr Taylor Studied at at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School where he gained his primary medical qualification.This was followed by a rotation post as St. Mary's Senior House Officer and rotation as North West Thames Registrar. He is a fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and has passed the intercollegiate exam in Orthopaedics and Trauma, FRCS (tr & orth) as well as being qualified in intercalated neoplasia and inflammation.

Mr Taylor combined his career with travel when he undertook a fellowship in arthroscopic/sports medicine in Perth, Western Australia between 2001 and 2002. He also holds a number of professional memberships to the British Medical Association, Medical Defence Union, British Orthopaedic Association and the British Association for Surgery of the Knee. He became a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in May 2002 and has acquired a national reputation as an arthroscopic knee surgeon. He is regularly invited to lecture on knee and sports injury courses.

He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, British Association of Surgery of the knee and also an invited member of the 20/20 group which is a national group of specialist soft tissue surgeons. He has also recently been invited as one of the authors of the “best practice in ACL reconstruction” document published by the BoA, BASK and BOSTA. He is also the knee/lower limb surgeon to Liverpool Football Club.

Personal profile:

He was raised and educated in Liverpool and attended Merchant Taylors School in Crosby before studying at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School where he gained his primary medical qualification. He now lives on the Wirral and is married with 2 children.

In his spare time Mr Taylor is a keen sports enthusiast with a particular interest in rugby, golf and skiing. He represented England in the Under 18s rugby team as a flanker in 1985 and the Lancashire Under 18s county tennis championship (doubles) in that same year.

He managed to maintain his interest in rugby as a club doctor at Richmond Rugby Club in the late 90s although now he mainly enjoys the sport as a spectator along with his other interests of food, wine and real ale. Prior to becoming a father he also enjoyed extensive travel particularly across Africa.

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Mr Andrew Taylor

Mr Andrew Taylor Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Liverpool, private hospital specialist.

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