Orthopaedic surgery and treatments at Spire Tunbridge Wells

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital covering Kent and Sussex has a team of highly skilled orthopaedic consultant surgeons who offer a range of modern orthopaedic services. Our specialist orthopaedic team are dedicated to getting you back to full fitness as quickly as possible - our orthopaedic teams includes highly trained nursing staff, consultant radiologists and senior chartered physiotherapists.

At Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital you can get direct rapid access to our expert orthopaedic consultants

Services we offer

Our team of skilled orthopaedic surgeons and medical professionals have a wealth of experience in dealing with a wide range of complex medical and surgical conditions in a clean and caring environment that promotes the quickest possible recovery.

Each year, Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital treats hundreds of orthopaedic complaints assisted by state of the art CT and MRI scanners. These include:


Facet Joint Injection Knee Arthroscopy
Foot Bunion Removal Knee Ligament Surgery
Hip Arthroscopy Knee Replacement
Hip Replacement Shoulder Arthoscopy
Hip Resurfacing Shoulder Replacement
Joint Manipulation Treatment Epidural Injections
Joint Pain Treatment Complex Foot Surgery


Foot and Ankle Centre

At Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital we also offer a specialised Foot and Ankle Centre run by Mr James Ritchie - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. Our multidisciplinary team can treat the full spectrum of foot and ankle and gait problems from simple verrucae to the most complex deformity. To find out more please visit the Foot and Ankle Centre website.



Imaging and diagnostics

Our radiologists at Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital utilise X-ray and imaging when required including:

Specialist Physiotherapy

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital has a team of specialist chartered physiotherapists. After your surgery you will be provided with physiotherapy even after you leave the hospital, this will continue for as long as your consultant feels it is necessary for you to recover from your operation. Alternatively you may book an appointment to see a physiotherapist for separate specialist treatment sessions.

Physiotherapy at Spire Tunbridge Wells

Please call 01892 741 141 or make an online enquiry.


All our orthopaedic surgery is performed in theatres with laminar flow and recovery takes place in our clean private rooms. Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital is proud of an excellent record of low rates of infection. Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital had no reported cases of MRSA blood infections in our hospital in 2009.

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Cleanliness at Spire Tunbridge Wells

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Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital is open to everyone and accepts all major private medical insurance cover. For patients without private medical insurance or exclusions on their cover, the hospital offers an one-off private treatment package that provides a guaranteed fixed price, confirmed in advance, ensuring you have peace of mind that there are no hidden extras.

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Our Orthopaedic surgeons

 Orthopaedics Spire Tunbridge Wells

  • Mr Michael Fordyce - Hip Resurfacing, Knee Surgery, Hip Revision Surgery, Hip Surgery, Foot Surgery, Arthroscopy
  • Mr Paul W Skinner - Arthroscopy, Shoulder surgery, Knee surgery, Hip surgery
  • Mr James Ritchie - Ankle surgery, Foot Surgery, Arthroscopy, Sports injury
  • Mr Justin Forder - Trauma, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery
  • Mr Nicholas Bowman - Knee Injury, Knee Surgery, Arthroscopic knee surgery including meniscal surgery, Knee ligament reconstruction, Knee arthritis surgery, Osteotomy, Knee replacement
  • Mr Richard Benson - Shoulder and elbow surgery, Rotator cuff problems, Tendon problems, Sports injuries, Frozen shoulder, Shoulder and elbow arthritis, Upper limb trauma
  • Mr David Rose - Upper Limb Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Sports injuries, Arthroscopic (keyhole) shoulder and elbow surgery, Rotator cuff problems, Frozen shoulder, Shoulder arthritis

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