Mr Sean Masterson

Consultant Orthopaedic Lower Limb Surgeon

MB ChB, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Trauma & Orth)

Specialises in

  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Knee replacement surgery
  • Joint manipulation treatment
  • Keyhole hip and knee surgery
  • Forefoot bunion correction

I have been practising as a consultant at Queens hospital for four years and specialise in lower limb conditions. I commenced training at selected units in the South of England having taken up a prestigious training opportunity with the Royal Air Force, developing an interest in trauma and reconstructive techniques, which culminated in an extensive period of training at the world renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

Further specialist training occurred in The Royal London and St Barts, and then culminated in a specialised Hip and Knee Reconstruction Fellowship at Oxford, internationally recognised for finessing all techniques of hip and knee preservation and reconstructive (replacement) surgery.

I have maintained and further developed my expertise with visits to multiple national and international centres to gain further experience in some of the latest developing techniques for hip and knee techniques. I have enjoyed multiple international service stints in addition to my NHS service.

I specialise in revision and total hip replacement surgery, hip and knee arthroscopy, unicondylar (partial) and total knee replacement, personalised knee replacement surgery, ACL (knee ligament) reconstruction and forefoot bunion correction.


General Medical Council Number: C3674248

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Sean Masterson at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • ACL (knee ligament) reconstruction
  • Forefoot bunion correction
  • Hip and knee arthroscopy
  • Personalised knee replacement surgery
  • Revision and total hip replacement surgery
  • Unicondylar (partial) and total knee replacement

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Additional information

Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / Bristol University / 1993
Bachelor of Medicine

FRCS (Ed) / Edinburgh / 1998
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS (Trauma & Orth) / Edinburgh / 2008
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma & Orthopaedic)

Professional memberships

British Medical Association

Combined Services Orthopaedic Society

Girdlestone Society

Professional leadership

Educational Lead for Orthopaedics, Queens Hospital, Romford

Current NHS posts

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Queens Hospital, Romford & King George Hospital, Ilford

Personal profile

I was born and schooled in London and then qualified from Bristol University. I enjoy sports and travel, and combining the two if possible, including snowboarding, skiing, mountain-biking and scuba diving. I have sailed to a high standard in the past and played football and rugby through school. In quieter times I relax by playing chess, travelling, visiting rarer parts of the world, and discovering unusual restaurants and trying out new foods.

Contact information

Telephone Spire Roding 0208 709 7817 or Spire Hartswood 01277 266 766
Private secretary Rik Maynard
Private secretary email