Consultant Profile

Mr Jonathan Loughead

Mr Jonathan Loughead MB BS, MSc, FRCS Tr & Orth
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
Special clinical interests:
  • Hip and Knee Arthroscopy
  • Hip Replacement and Resurfacing
  • Primary and Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Sports Hip Surgery
Research interests:
  • Hip replacement and hip resurfacing
  • Computer aided surgery of the knee
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Hip Society (BHS)
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 418 8636
Private secretary:
Ruth  Choppen
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 4188654
Private secretary fax:
0191 4176573
Private secretary email address:
Monday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Loughead obtained his medical degree from Newcastle University. Post-graduate Orthopaedic training was completed in the northern region.

Mr Loughead underwent additional surgical training in London, Ontarion in complex hip and knee replacement and revision. In Canada he also trained in the management of early adult hip problems and hip arthroscopy.

Selected Publications:
Book Chapters:
"Hip navigation"    Evidenced Based Orthopaedics Ed. M Bhandari
"Surgical Approaches" Postgraduate Orthopoaedics:  The candidates guide to the FRCS Orth Ed. P Banazskiewicz

Surgical Journals:
23 Year outcome of the porous coated anatomic hip replacement. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Am
Comparison of femoral offset in Birmingham Hip resurfacing and hybrid toal hip arthroplasty.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br
Removal of acetabular bone in resurfacing arthroplasty of the hip. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br
Outcome following knee arthroplasty beyond 15 years.  The Knee

Personal profile:

Mr Loughead is married to Anna (Physiotherapist) and has two small children, other interests include rugby union and golf.

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Mr Jonathan Loughead

Mr Jonathan Loughead Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Washington, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, private hospital specialist.

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