Mr Mark Edward Emerton

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon

Practising at

Spire Leeds Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Mark Edward Emerton at Spire include:


Other treatments

Revisional hip and knee replacment

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Professional profile

I qualified in 1988 after training at Oxford University medical school. Following basic surgical training, I became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (London) in 1992.

My specialist orthopaedic training was at the Nuffield orthopaedic centre in Oxford where I was a university clinical lecturer for 6 years including 2 years of specialist training in hip and knee surgery.

I was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, with a special interest in hip and knee surgery, at the Leeds General Infirmary in July 1999. Since becoming a consultant in Leeds I have spent three years as clinical director leading the development and opening of the new elective orthopaedic centre at Chapel Allerton Hospital.

I was the national clinical lead for hip and knee surgery at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement until March 2007 and now work with Patient Safety First, a national campaign to improve the safety and quality of healthcare, as the clinical lead for safer surgery.

Clinical Interests

Hip revision surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
British Hip Society
National Joint Register National Committee

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Current NHS posts

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Leeds General Infirmary
Honorary clinical lecturer, University of Leeds
Senior fellow in quality and safety improvement, NHS Institute

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Private contact details

Telephone 0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary Kelley Wilson
Private secretary telephone 0113 218 5668
Private secretary email