Consultant Profile

Professor Philip Turner

Professor Philip Turner MB ChB (Hons), FRCS, FRCSEd, FFSEM (UK)
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Corrective Osteotomies
Complex ligament reconstruction
Complex and revision knee replacements
Minimally invasive unicompartmental knee replacement

Research interests:

Knee ligament biomechanics and reconstruction
Unicompartmental knee replacement
Patello-femoral disease
Articular cartilige repair
Medical education, selection and assessment

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Stepping Hill Hospital Stockport

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

British Orthopaedic Research Society
British Trauma Society
British Association for Surgery of the Knee

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2261
Private secretary:
Mrs Heather Henderson
Private secretary telephone number:
0161 495 6869
Private secretary fax:
0161 495 6865
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Professor Turner has been a consultant in Trauma and orthopaedics at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport since November 1990 after training in Manchester and visiting several specialist centres nationally and internationally.  His interests are in all aspects of knee surgery including sports injuries to the knee and general trauma.  He performs arthroscopic surgery, anterior cruciate and complex ligament reconstruction, corrective osteotomies and articular cartilage repair.  Knee replacement surgery includes primary, complex and revision knee replacements as well as minimally invasive unicompartmental replacements.  The Stockport Knee Unit has an active teaching and research programme with recording and audit of outcomes.  He manages many tertiary referrals from the North West Region and nationally as well as providing a service for many elite and professional sports teams.

In addition to his clinical commitments he was Head of Training and Programme Director for Orthopaedics in the North West.  He is now the Head of the School of Surgery in the North Western Deanery, responsible for the management of all post-graduate surgical training.  He is also an Examiner and Examiner Assessor for the Intercollegiate Board in Trauma and Orthopaedics and an elected member of the BOA Council and invited member of the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons.
He was appointed as Honorary Professor in the School of Health Sciences at Salford University in 2009.

He is available to see patients and perform surgery at the Spire Manchester Hospital. 

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Professor Philip Turner

Professor Philip Turner Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

Treatment information

Knee arthroscopy
Knee ligament surgery
Knee replacement surgery

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