Mr Thomas Crompton

Consultant Children's Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS BSc Pg.Dip FRCS (Orth)

"Excellent child friendly facilities and the whole team help children feel at ease. A visit to hospital can be scary and Spire does everything to make children as comfortable as possible."

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I am a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in London, Brighton, and Horley and specialise in paediatric orthopaedics. I have 15 years' experience in children's orthopaedic surgery and six years as a consultant. I am lead for children's orthopaedics in Brighton and run the children's trauma service.

I specialise in children's trauma, hip dysplasia, flat feet and neuromuscular diseases such as cerebral palsy.

I am an educational supervisor to the next generation of orthopaedic consultants. Also a student tutor for the University of Brighton.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Thomas Crompton at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Bow legs
  • Bunions
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Flat feet
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Knee pain
  • Knock knees
  • Limb deformity
  • Limb lengthening
  • I treat children and young people from newborn to 18 years old 

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Additional information

MBBS / Barts and the London Medical School (University of London) / 2004
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS is the degree earned after completing medical school

Professional memberships

British Society of Children's Orthopaedic Society

Royal College of Surgeons

Professional leadership

Lead consultant for Children's Orthopaedics in Brighton


The prevalence of bifid iliopsoas tendon on MRI in children. Crompton T, Lloyd C, Kokkinakis M, Norman-Taylor F. J Child Orthop. 2014 Aug; 8 (4):333-6

Ankle osteomyelitis – an unusual presentation. Robati S, Porter K, Shahid M, Crompton T, Sandiford N. J R Soc Med SH Rep. 2013; 4:35

Clinical Cases and OSCEs in Surgery. Churchill Livingstone. Second Edition. 2011. Chapter author. ISBN: 978-0-7020-2994-3

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Outside of medicine, I like to keep busy with multiple hobbies including squash, golf, tennis and skiing.