Consultant Profile

Mr Nigel Donnachie

Mr Nigel Donnachie MB ChB, FRCS, FRCS (Orth), DIMC, RSCEd
Practicing at:
Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Hip disorders; Hip replacement; Exeter cemented hip replacement; Uncemented ceramic on ceramic hip replacement; Hybrid/reverse hip replacement; Revision hip replacement; Investigation of hip/groin pain; Diagnostic therapeutic hydrodistention/injection.

Knee disorders; Partial knee replacement (unicompartmental); Total knee replacement surgery; Patient specific instrumentation knee replacement; Revision knee replacement; Sports injuries; Investigation of painful knee; Knee arthroscopy trimming of cartilage (meniscus)/removal of loose bodies; Ligament reconstruction - anterior cruciate reconstruction (hamstring/patellar tendon); Diagnostic therapeutic injection; Patello-femoral replacement. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy - resilient trochanteric bursitis and patellar tendonitis. Hyaluronic Acid injections.

Conservative treatment of hip and knee conditions.

Research interests:

Outcome studies knee arthroplasty. Revision hip arthroplasty outcome.
Prevention of venous thromboembolic events (DVT/PE) after orthopaedic surgery.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery 1999
Affiliations member of the British Medical Association (BMA)
Member of the Medical Defence Union (MDU)
Member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
Member of the British Association of Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
Member of the British Hip Society (BHS)
Member of the British Trauma Society (BTS)
Member of Charnley Low-Friction Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0151 929 5181
Private secretary:
Mary Patterson
Private secretary telephone number:
07753 386 028
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Clinical Practice:Specialist hip surgery training at Wrightington Hospital, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham, Austin & Repatriation Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.Experience in large number of primary and revision hip arthroplasty surgery, experience with the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing.Specialist knee surgery training at Wrightington Hospital, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, Austin & Repatriation Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. Experience in large numbers of knee arthroplasties, knee arthroscopies and ligament reconstruction.Specialist trauma surgery training at Harbor View Trauma Centre, Seattle, USA.

Personal profile:

I am married and live with my family in Cheshire.  Together, we enjoy walking, cycling, sailing and climbing.

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Mr Nigel Donnachie

Mr Nigel Donnachie Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Wirral, Merseyside, private hospital specialist.

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