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Mr George Whitwell

Mr George Whitwell

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon
MB ChB FRCS

Practising at

Spire Leeds Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr George Whitwell at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

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Professional profile

I am a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery. My areas of specific interest are hip and knee replacement surgery (primary and revision) for a variety of underlying conditions including osteoarthritis. I also perform knee arthroscopy (keyhole surgery).

I carry out my NHS work at Chapel Allerton hospital where I was appointed in 2012. I am a trainer for junior orthopaedic surgeons at Leeds Teaching hospitals and an instructor on regional training courses.

I was trained in Yorkshire as a registrar and then undertook additional fellowship training in hip and knee surgery at Warwick, York and Leeds. I practice enhanced recovery techniques in my joint replacements.

I have published and presented research in international journals and meetings.


Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic surgery
Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery
Arthroscopy


Private contact details

Telephone 0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary Eva
Private secretary telephone 07710 476377
Private secretary email gwhitwell.secretary@gmail.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Hip Society
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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Current NHS posts

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Honorary senior lecturer, University of Leeds

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Personal Profile

I recently married my wife Eva. I live in Leeds and enjoy cycling, car mechanics, photography and travel.

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