Consultant Profile

Mr Hugh Apthorp

Mr Hugh Apthorp FRCS (Orth.)
Practicing at:
Spire Sussex Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Specialist in metal on metal hip resurfacing
Minimally invasive hip replacement
Young adult osteoarthritis
Hip arthroscopy
Hip dysplasia surgery and surface replacements
Oxford unicompartmental knee replacements

Research interests:

Hip and knee replacements

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Conquest Hospital, Hastings & Rother NHS Trust

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

British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association
British Hip Society

Financial interests/shares:

Owns a 100% of a hip arthroscopy table used at the hospital.

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01424 757454
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Apthorp trained at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, and then worked at St Bartholomew's and Addenbrookes Hospitals in Cambridge.

His orthopaedic training was at St Thomas' Hospital, London.Mr Apthorp has also spent a year in Perth, Western Australia, specialising in revision of joint replacements.

His main interests lie in joint replacement performing around 500 procedures per year and treating young adults with hip pain.


Personal profile:

Mr Apthorp is married to a Consultant Radiologist and has two young daughters.

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