Consultant Profile

Mr Sylvester Amamilo

Mr Sylvester Amamilo BSc(Hons), M.Ch.Orth, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Roding Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
Special clinical interests:

Knee arthroscopies under local anaesthetic
Hip and knee replacement
Dupuytrene contractures
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Foot surgery

Research interests:

Knee arthroscopies under local anaesthetic: benefits and outcomes

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Formally Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Fully trained and registered in the GMC Specialist Register in the field of Orthopaedics & Trauma       
  • Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association
  • Fellow of the International College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine -Orthopaedic Section
  • Member of Gidlestone Orthopaedic Society of Oxford
  • Member MCh.(Orth.) Society
  • Registered  at Hip and Knee
Financial interests/shares:

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

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8709 7878
Private secretary telephone number:
01458 253970
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Amamilo trained at the University College Hospital, Ibadan Nigeria. This was followed by postgraduate training in Orthopaedics and Trauma primarily at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford and University of Liverpool culminating in a MCh. (Orthopaedics) degree with a letter of commendation from the external examiner for his thesis and performance in the exam. 

Mr Amamilo was also Senior Lecturer and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the University of Nigeria Medical School and Teaching Hospital for 5 years. During this period he was requested, and attended to the orthopaedic ailments of the then President of Nigeria- Hon. Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe.

On his return to UK in 1993 to current day, Mr Amamilo worked in both NHS and Private Hospitals as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with special interest in joint replacements- Hip and knee. Mr Amamilo has particular interest in knee arthroscopies under local anaesthesia for suitable patients who are not keen on general anaesthesia.

Mr Amamilo is also keen on Medico-Legal Reports, having completed the necessary training for Law Society Expert Witness and, of recent, the necessary training to acquire the University of Cardiff Law School Expert Certificate, which was awarded to Mr Amamilo in June 2008.

Mr Amamilo was also recognised by The Marquis Who is Who in the world Publication's Board that listed his profile in the 2012 '29th Edition' stating that the inclusion is limited to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their own fields of endeavour and who have, thereby, contributed significantly to the betterment of contemporary society.

Mr Amamilo is a Bupa Premier Accredited Consultant 

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