Mr Chris Gooding

Mr Chris Gooding

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS BSc MA (Cantab) MD FRCS Tr and Orth

"The facilities at the Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital are excellent. I enjoy working there with a supportive team committed to delivering a patient centred approach of care which is evidence based."

Specialises in

  • Hip surgery
  • Knee surgery
  • Robotic arm assisted surgery

Also available for:

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I specialise in general orthopaedic surgery with a specific interest in lower limb joint replacements (arthroplasty), complex joint replacements, revision arthroplasty, metastases to the lower limbs, hip surgery, knee surgery, lower limb surgery, sports injuries, knee arthroscopies, computer navigated surgery.

I am a high volume arthroplasty surgeon performing over 200 joint replacements per year.

I am also an Associate Lecturer to the University of Cambridge with a particular interest in undergraduate teaching. I completed my specialist training on the NE Thames Training programme. During my training programme I completed an MD on the clinical and histopathological review of patients who had received cartilage transplants in the knee. I achieved the FRCS Tr and Orth in 2008. I gained additional fellowship experience in Vancouver Canada, San Diego USA, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and an AO Fellowship in trauma in Berlin. During my fellowships I gained considerable experience in patients with complex joint problems particularly in revision arthroplasty. I recently completed the prestigious Rothman-Ranawatt travelling fellowship in North America. I also have a keen interest in sport and I am a pitch side medic to Cambridge Rugby.

I am a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge with a subspecialist interest in hip and knee surgery. I am the Lead for the Management of Lower limb metastases at Addenbrooke's Hospital. I was also recently the lead for the management of Hip Fractures at Addenbrooke's Hospital.


General Medical Council Number: C4543385

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Chris Gooding at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Robotic assisted hip replacement
  • Robotic assisted knee replacement

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Additional information

Hip resurfacing
Hip revision surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Soft tissue injury
Sports injury

I am an Editorial board member of the Bone and Joint 360 Journal.


My publications can be viewed on PubMed.

D. J. Cundall-Curry, J.E. Lawrence, D.M. Fountain, C.R. Gooding. Data errors in the National Hip Fracture Database: a local validation study. Bone Joint J. 2016 Oct;98-B(10):1406-1409.

N.K. Patel, S. Sabharwal, C.R. Gooding, A. Hashemi-Nejad, D.M. Eastwood. Proximal femoral excision with interposition myoplasty for cerebral palsy patients with painful chronic hip dislocation.J. Child Orthop 2015;9(4):263-71

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital
Associate Lecturer to the University of Cambridge

I enjoy running, cycling and skiing in my spare time. I am also a keen traveller. I support Cambridge Rugby, my local team for whom I am also their pitch side medic. I am also a collector of 19th century and early 20th century art.

Telephone 01223 266 900
Private secretary Tracey Gibson
Private secretary telephone 0800 270 7200
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