Mr Richard Hartley

Mr Richard Hartley

Orthopaedic Surgeon
BMedSci (Hons), BM, BS, FRCSEd, FRCSEd (Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Richard Hartley at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I specialise in all aspects of knee surgery including: Primary and revision knee replacement, unicompartmental knee replacement, knee ligament reconstruction and meniscal surgery and articular cartilage surgery. I also perform primary total hip replacement.

I perform about 200 joint replacements and around 50 ACL reconstructions a year.

I trained at Nottingham Medical School, graduating with a BM, BS in 1994. After House Jobs at Queen’s Medical Centre I was appointed as a Lecturer in the Human Anatomy for a year at Nottingham University. Basic surgical training in the Mersey region followed - attaining a FRCSEd in 1999 after which I progressed onto higher surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedics in the Mersey region, qualifying with a FRCSEd(Tr&Orth) in 2004.

Having developed a sub-specialist interest in knee surgery I undertook a Fellowship at Wrightington Hospital - the hospital set up by Sir John Charnley, the pioneer of modern joint replacement surgery - and was appointed as a Consultant at Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals in 2005.

Clinical Interests

Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury

I have a special clinical interest in knee replacements in the younger, more active patient.

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Qualification and professional memberships

BM BS / University of Nottingham Medical School / 1994
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCSEd / Edinburgh / 1999
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

FRCSEd (Tr&Orth) / Edinburgh / 2004
Specialty Certificate Examination Trauma and Orthopaedics

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Peterborough Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Personal Profile

I enjoy travelling, cooking, cars and spending time with my family.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Michelle Buck
Private secretary telephone 07714 625 692
Private secretary email