Mr Christopher Shaw

Orthopaedic Surgeon

MA, FRCS (Orth)


Specialises in

  • Shoulder surgery
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy

I am a Consultant in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. I was appointed as a consultant in Hull in 1997. In addition to general orthopaedic surgery, I have specialist interests in shoulder, hip and knee surgery.

I completed medical training at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford and then higher surgical training at Guy’s/St Thomas’ and in the South East. As part of my specialist training, I worked at Guy’s with one of the principal figures in British shoulder surgery at the time, a founder of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society - of which I am a member. I also worked at St Thomas’ in the unit where one of the major hip replacement systems was developed, a system which continues to give very good results and which I continue to use.

In addition to my clinical work, I am Joint Medical Director for Surgery at the Hull University Hospital NHS Trust, giving me a wide insight into the practice of surgery in general.

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General Medical Council Number: C3089462

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Christopher Shaw at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

  • Frozen shoulder surgery
  • Hip surgery
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Shoulder joint tear

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Important information about Covid-19 tests

Spire Hull and East Riding 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

Orthopaedic surgery
Elbow surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Shoulder surgery
Upper limb surgery

Special clinical interests: Shoulder surgery including arthroscopy, impingement, rotator cuff repair, stabilisation for dislocation, replacement, frozen shoulder, elbow epicondylitis, hip replacement, knee replacement and arthroscopy and nerve compression syndromes.

Qualification and professional memberships

BM BCh / Oxford / 1985
Bachelor of medicine, Bachelor of surgery

MA / Cambridge / 1987
Masters degree

FRCS (Orth) / Royal College of Surgeons / 1995
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons


Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association

British Elbow and Shoulder Society

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hull University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust.

Contact information

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary Kerry Bailey & Helen Shearsmith
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 400