Consultant Profile

Mr Gareth Harper

Mr Gareth Harper BM BCh, MA, BChir(Oxon), FRCS, FRCS (Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Portsmouth Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Elbow surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Sports injury
    • Upper limb surgery
Special clinical interests:

Shoulder surgery and arthroscopic surgery

Joint arthroplasty including surface replacement and inverse/reverse arthroplasty

Mr Harper works within the Bupa pricing guidelines

Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder Surgeon, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons of England

Member of the Watanabe National Arthroscopic Training Group

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
023 9245 6157
Private secretary:
Julie Gibson
Private secretary telephone number:
Julie Gibson: 023 9245 6157
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Harper trained in medicine and surgery at Cambridge and Oxford Universities before completing his orthopaedic training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore where he was a Lecturer in Orthopaedics and a Senior Registrar.  He then completed a Specialist Fellowship year in shoulder and elbow surgery in Sydney, Australia before returning to work in the NHS in England.

He has been awarded a European Travelling Fellowship, an AO Trauma Fellowship and was part of the European (EFORT) Travelling Fellowship program.  Mr Harper now specialises solely in shoulder and elbow surgery and sports injuries in the NHS and privately. 

Mr Harper teaches regularly around the country with the Watanabe group in arthroscopic shoulder training and has presented at a number of National and International meetings regarding shoulder surgery.  He has published in numerous peer revered journals on shoulder surgery, the list of which can be obtained via his website.  He is now the Senior Shoulder Surgeon at Portsmouth Hospitals.

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Mr Gareth Harper

Mr Gareth Harper Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Portsmouth, private hospital specialist.

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