Mr George Whitwell

Mr George Whitwell

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy

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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.


General Medical Council Number: C4425658

Treatment information

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Additional information

Orthopaedic surgery
Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery

Professional memberships

British Hip Society

British Orthopaedic Association

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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

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