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Professor Ashley Blom

Professor Ashley Blom

Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBChB, MD, PhD, FRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Ashley Blom at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Revision Surgery
  • Hip Surgery Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery

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Professional profile

I undertake both hip and knee replacements, including revision hip replacement and hip resurfacing, as well as knee arthroscopy at the Spire Hospital.

I am a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a member of both the British and European Hip Societies. I was awarded two doctoral degrees by the University of Bristol, one in making artificial bone from ceramics and the other in preventing infection after joint replacements. I am currently leading a £2m government funded research programme into improving the patients' experience of joint replacement. The first phase of this is a trial into decreasing peri-operative pain.

I have published over 50 peer review scientific articles on various aspects of Orthopaedic Surgery in leading international journals.


Clinical Interests

Arthroscopy
Hip resurfacing
Hip revision surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Hip and knee replacement.

Private contact details

Telephone 0117 974 64 54
Private secretary Alexis Mossman
Private secretary fax 0117 980 4055
Private secretary email Andrea.Mossman@spirehealthcare.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons
British Orthopaedic Association
British Hip Society
European Hip Society

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Current NHS posts

Professor and Head of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Bristol.

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Personal Profile

I am happily married Catalina Estela, who is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in Bristol.

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group PLC

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