Mr Tim Waters

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB BS, MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Specialises in

  • Hip and knee replacement surgery
  • Robotic assisted NAVIO knee replacement
  • Hip and knee arthroscopy
  • Knee ligament surgery
  • Complex revision joint replacements

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I am a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a specialist interest in hips and knees. My practice focuses specifically on complex orthopaedic surgery. I receive referrals from colleagues and consultants from other hospitals for the management of difficult cases, particularly problems with previous hip and knee replacement surgery. I have been awarded five clinical excellence awards.

At Spire Bushey Hospital, I see and treat many orthopaedic conditions and fractures. My sub-specialty interests are hip and knee surgery including knee and hip replacement, partial knee replacement, arthroscopy (keyhole surgery), ligament reconstruction, complex revision joint replacements and patient-specific knee surgery.

I received specialist orthopaedic training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore and subsequently spent a year in Australia on the Sydney Hip and Knee Surgeons' international fellowship. I provide a specialist trauma and orthopaedic service at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust, operating at Watford and St Albans Hospitals.

I take a holistic approach to my practice and ensure I take the time to explain things clearly in easy-to-understand terms and allow plenty of time for my patients to ask questions and discuss concerns. This allows patients to make the best treatment decisions possible.

I am also involved in research looking into the life-span of hip and knee replacements and the design of new implants. I continue to publish and present research at international meetings.


General Medical Council Number: C4201393

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Tim Waters at Spire include:

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Additional information

All aspects of hip and knee surgery, including hip and knee replacement, arthroscopy, patient-specific knee surgery (Visionaire™ and Trumatch™), ligament reconstruction, complex and revision joint replacements

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association

British Hip Society

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust

The free time that Mr Waters has is spent with his family, travelling, various sporting activities, playing/recording music and collecting guitars.

Telephone Bushey: 020 8901 5555
Private secretary Reeny Mathews
Private secretary telephone 020 8901 5591
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