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

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 having performed over 1,000 hip replacements, 700 knee replacements and carried out over 750 knee arthroscopies. I currently perform over 200 arthroplasty procedures a year across my NHS and Private Practice.

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 program. During my training program 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.

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General Medical Council Number: C4543385

Treatment information

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

Orthopaedics

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Arthroscopy
Hip resurfacing
Hip revision surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Medico-legal
Orthopaedic surgery
Osteoarthritis
Soft tissue injuries
Soft tissue injury
Sports injury

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Member of the British Orthopaedic Association

Member of the British Hip Society

Member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee

International member of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons


Professional leadership

I am the lead for the management of lower limb bone metastases at Addenbrookes Hospital.

Research and publications

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


Articles

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

Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital

Assoc Lecturer to the University of Cambridge

Personal profile

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.

Contact information

Telephone 01223 266900
Email info@ossa.co.uk
Website http://www.ossa.co.uk
Private secretary Tracey Gibson
Private secretary telephone 0800 2707200
Private secretary email info@ossa.co.uk