Consultant Profile

Mr Charles Docker

Mr Charles Docker MBChB, FRCS (T&O)
Practicing at:
Spire South Bank Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Hip surgery
    • Knee surgery
Special clinical interests:
Primary Hip and Knee replacement, Resurfacing Hip replacement, Unicompartmental Knee replacement
Research interests:
Lower Limb Arthroplasty, Metal on Metal Articulations, Trauma
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Worcester Royal Hospital
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of the British Medical Association
Member of the British Orthopaedic Association
Member of the British Trauma Society
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01905 362220/362221
Private secretary telephone number:
07947 867925
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Having successfully completed his medical training in Liverpool, Mr Docker obtained his Higher Surgical Training in Orthopaedics and Trauma on the prestigious Oswestry ~Training Programme. He has previously worked as a consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the University Hospitals Birmingham Trust in the regional Trauma centre. In 2007 he was appointed to Worcester Acute Hospitals Trust working for the NHS based in Worcester and Kidderminster. He brings his many skills from his previous posts with him to Worcestershire.

Since training in general Orthopaedics and Trauma surgery, he has undertaken fellowship training in primary and revision lower limb Arthroplasty surgery at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, working with world-renowned surgeons.

Mr Docker is actively involved in research and has a specific interest in medical education. He has published academic papers on numerous orthopaedic subjects and is an advisor and author for the Oxford University Press.

He has received extensive training in current techniques for joint replacement surgery, including total Hip replacement, Hip resurfacing and Hip revision. Knee surgery, total and partial Knee replacement. He is up to date with current advice and thinking with regards to reduction of surgical complications, including infection and thromboembolism. He uses ODEP rated implants for total Hip surgery and utilises the Nation Joint Registry (


Mr Dockers motto is a reminder of the importance he places on the care, safety and wellbeing of every patient. He believes patients should actively be involved in decisions about their treatment and health.
Personal profile:
Mr Charles Docker was born in Birmingham and has strong family links with the Midlands. He is keen on sports, including football, cricket and rugby. He enjoys running and cycling and has partaken in a number of charity events including running the Edinburgh Marathon in aid of a local childrens hospice.

For relaxation, Mr Docker enjoys spending time with his 2 children and reading.

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Mr Charles Docker

Mr Charles Docker Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Worcester, private hospital specialist.

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