Mr Panayiotis Makrides

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BSc, MBChB, FRCS (Orth)

Specialises in

  • Hip surgery
  • Knee surgery
  • Sports injury
  • Sports medicine
  • Osteoarthritis

Languages spoken


I am a leading Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with more than 15 years of experience in Birmingham, specialising in hip surgery, hip revision surgery, knee surgery, sports injuries, sports medicine and osteoarthritis.

I perform minimally invasive hip surgery, utilising a new approach, (direct superior approach). This approach spares all the muscles that are essential for normal gait, which means that the rehabilitation can be faster and the chances of developing abnormal gait (Trendelenburg gait) are significantly reduced. This in conjunction with a small scar, improves satisfaction, speeds up return to baseline activity and reduces the length of stay in the hospital. I also offer a robotic alternative to joint replacement surgery called Mako at Spire Little Aston Hospital.

I graduated from Leicester – Warwick Medical School in 2004 with merit and completed my orthopaedic training in the West Midlands, on the Warwick Orthopaedic Training Programme. I completed further advanced training at Oxford, a centre of excellence in orthopaedic research.

During my training, I developed an interest in hip pain in all age groups. I manage hip pain both surgically and non-surgically, aiming to preserve the natural joint wherever possible.


General Medical Council Number: C6102683

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Panayiotis Makrides at Spire include:

Other treatments

I carry out treatments for hip and knee problems, sports injuries and also carry out robotic hip and knee surgery.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Orthopaedic surgery
Hip revision surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Sports injury
Soft tissue injuries
Sports medicine
Hip resurfacing

Qualification and professional memberships

Research and publications

I strongly believe in evidence-based medicine. I read and research into my fields of interest continuously. I have more than 10 publications in scientific orthopaedic journals (peer-reviewed) on my field of interest (hip and knee replacement and trauma).

Media Coverage

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Contact information

Telephone Spire Little Aston - 0121 580 7119 | Spire Parkway, Solihull - 0121 704 5530
Private secretary Alison Fogerty
Private secretary telephone 0121 364 1600
Private secretary email