Mr Christopher Kershaw

Mr Christopher Kershaw

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

Back to top

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Christopher Kershaw at Spire include:

Orthopaedics at Spire Leicester Hospital

Other treatments

  • Hip revision surgery
  • Osteoarthritis

Back to top

Professional profile

I completed my medical qualification in Sheffield before training as an orthopaedic surgeon in Oxford and Leicester. I undertook research in Oxford and a fellowship in paediatric orthopaedics at The Hospital for Sick Children at Great Ormond Street, London.

My main interests are in hip surgery in adults, and I also undertake complex pelvic surgery. I have a particular interest in young adults with hip arthritis and uncemented hip replacement. I try to help patients make the right decisions on their treatment, by explaining the options available and their outcomes, based on the available evidence and my experience over 20 years as a consultant.

Clinical Interests

Hip revision surgery
Hip surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Adults: Hip replacement surgery, soft tissue problems in the hip.

Get in touch


Marketing Information

Spire would like to provide you with marketing information about products and services offered by Spire and by selected third-party partners. If you do not consent for us to process your personal data for marketing activities, we will still be able to contact you about your enquiry.

We may contact you by email, SMS or phone about your enquiry. If we try to contact you by phone (mobile and/or landline) and you are not available, we may leave you a voicemail message. We may also use your details to contact you about patient surveys we use for improving our service or monitoring outcomes, which are not a form of marketing.

Back to top

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Sheffield Medical School / 1979
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS (ED) / Edinburgh / 1983
Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

FRCS / London / 1984
Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of England

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Foot and Ankle Society
British Orthopaedic Association
British Society for Children's Orthopaedic surgery
Past Member, Speciality Advisory Committee, Trauma and Orthopaedics
FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics)
Intercollegiate Speciality Board examiner and assessor.

Professional leadership

For several years I have had an interest in the training of the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons, becoming Training Programme Director for Orthopaedics in South Trent and then being appointed to the national Speciality Advisory Committee.
I am particularly proud to have been voted Regional Orthopaedic Trainer of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012 and one of the top 3 Orthopaedic Trainers in 2010 and 2014.

Back to top

Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals Leicester.

Back to top

Personal Profile

I enjoy getting out onto the hills. My wife and I - we climbed Mount Kenya when we first met as medical students - have started to climb all the Wainwright peaks in the Lake District starting with the highest and gradually working down.

I enjoy classical music and jazz (often listened to while operating), watching rugby and have taken up scuba-diving to prove to myself that I'm not too old to learn. I collect cartoons about surgeons and provide advice, DIY and finance to three grown-up children.

Back to top

Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Mrs Amber Webster
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3634
Private secretary fax 0116 265 3635
Private secretary email

What our patients say