Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Mr Charles CJ Riviere

Mr Charles CJ Riviere

Consultant Hip and Knee Surgeon
MD, PhD

Practising at

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Charles CJ Riviere at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - hip and knee

Other treatments

Total knee replacement
Partial knee replacement
Revision hip and knee 

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Professional profile

I am a French hip and knee reconstruction surgeon, specialising in physiological implantation techniques (kinematic alignment). I received my degree from the University of Bordeaux before pursuing a three year joint reconstruction fellowship in Europe and North America. I was appointed as a consultant in 2013. My PhD was undertaken at Aix-Marseille University, on the kinematic alignment technique. I was mentored by prestigious personalities, who instilled a sense for sophisticated ‘à la carte’ physiological arthroplasty: Pascal-André Vendittoli (Montréal, Canada), Justin Cobb (London, UK), Thierry Judet (Paris, Fr), Stephen Howell (Sacramento, USA), and Sarah Muirhead Allwood (London, UK). Thanks to this and my initial expertise in the kinematic alignment technique for TKA, I pioneered the kinematic alignment technique for hip arthroplasty in 2017 and rationalised that of UKA in 2019.

To date I have performed over 800 hip replacements and 800 knee replacements over a seven year period in both my public and private practice between London and Bordeaux.

In addition to my clinical work, I am also proud to be an honorary lecturer at the University of Imperial College London.

I am an active member of the French Hip and Knee Society (SFHG), as well as the European Hip (EHS) and Knee (EKS) Societies. My research is orientated towards the assessment and refinement of the kinematic alignment techniques. In collaboration with Professor Vendittoli, we released a book on Personalised Hip and Knee Replacement in 2020 and launched the Personalized Arthroplasty Society (PAS), which aims to support, develop, teach, and promote sophisticated ‘à la carte’ physiological arthroplasty. Over the last few years I have intensively published on kinematic alignment techniques. I have become a well-recognised key leader in this field and spend time travelling worldwide to partake in congresses as a faculty member.

Clinical Interests

Hip resurfacing
Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery
Osteoarthritis

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Qualification and professional memberships

MD, PhD / Bordeaux University (France) / 2011
Doctor in surgery and in science


Professional memberships

Personalized Arthroplasty Society (PAS)
European Knee Society (EKS)
European Hip Society (EHS)
French Hip & Knee Society (SFHG)
French Ortho & Trauma Society (SOFCOT)
International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA)

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Current NHS posts

South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC), Epsom
Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Imperial College London - MSK Lab

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Private contact details

Telephone Insured: 020 8335 4678, Self-pay: 020 8335 4646
Website http://charlesriviere.co.uk