Professor Ashley Blom

Orthopaedic Surgeon

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


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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.

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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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Spire Bristol Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Arthroscopy
Hip resurfacing
Hip revision surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery

Special clinical interests: Hip and knee replacement.

Current NHS posts

Professor and Head of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Bristol.

Personal profile

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

Financial interests

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

Contact information

Private secretary Tracy Ryan
Private secretary telephone 0750 576 3203
Private secretary email tracyryan64@gmail.com