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Mr Roger Tillman

Mr Roger Tillman

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MB ChB, FRCS, FRCS (Orth)

Practising at

Spire Parkway Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Roger Tillman at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

Revision Hip Replacement, Knee pain, General Orthopaedics: bone and soft tissue tumours. 

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Professional profile

I have over 20 years' experience as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon. I trained in Manchester and subsequently in Wrightington Hip Unit, Boston USA and the Mayo Clinic USA. I was awarded the Charnley Prize for research into Hip Replacement. I am one of the most experienced hip and knee replacement surgeons in the UK, having inserted several thousand hip and knee replacements plus approximately 100 hip resurfacing arthroplasties (Birmingham Hip). I am a recognised specialist in bone tumour surgery, and a former president of the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society. I am a senior examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in the Orthopaedic Fellowship, the highest exam in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Treatments I offer include: Hip Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Revision Hip Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Knee Replacement, Total Knee replacement, Knee pain, Knee arthroscopy, General Orthopaedics, Bone and soft tissue tumours, ‘Lumps and bumps.’

I have performed in excess of 5,000 total hip replacements and over 3,000 total knee replacements. With a similar number of knee arthroscopies both within the private and NHS sector. I am recognised as having a very low complication rate and only advising surgery where it is really necessary. I am one of the UK’s most experienced joint replacement and tumour surgeons, and a member of the ROH Bone Tumour Service and the author of several book chapters on bone tumours, both primary and secondary. I am chair and senior author of the UK national guidelines on the management of metastatic bone disease.

I am currently Chair of the Medical Devices Advisory Board (MDA), former advisor to NICE and the Parliamentary Ombudsman, former Deputy Medical Director of ROH and a member of the Medico-legal advisory Board to ROH.

I am a member and former president of the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society. I am an examiner assessor to the Royal College of Surgery.

I was educated in Surrey, and then studied medicine in Manchester. I have been a Consultant at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital since 1994.


Clinical Interests

Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Hip resurfacing
Arthroscopy

Special Clinical Interests: Hip pain, Knee pain, General Orthopaedic Problems, Tumours, lumps and bumps.

Private contact details

Telephone 0121 704 5530
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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I am a family man with one of my daughters studying medicine. I enjoy all sports in particular; golf, tennis, table-tennis and sailing.

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