Mr Simon Bridle

Mr Simon Bridle

Consultant Hip and Knee Surgeon
MB BS, FRCS (Eng, FRCS (Orth)

Practising at

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon Bridle at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - hip and knee

Other treatments

  • Hip and knee revision
  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain

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Professional profile

I have been a consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at St George's Hospital for 21 years. I now undertake purely elective surgery and am an expert in hip and knee surgery.

I specialise in primary hip and knee replacements and in particular revision of failed and infected hip and knee replacements. I work closely with my colleague Mr Philip Mitchell, both in the NHS and privately, dealing with complex cases. We have set up a Multidisciplinary Team at St George's to treat infected cases. We often operate together on the most complex cases. I also do arthroscopic knee surgery, but not ligament reconstruction. My results following primary hip and knee replacement on the National Joint Registry are good. My complication rate is low and our infection eradication rate is excellent for infected cases.

I undertake over 100 primary hip replacements, over 100 primary knee replacements and over 50 revision operations every year across my NHS and Private practice.

Clinical Interests

Hip revision surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery

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Media Coverage

Revealed : Britains top surgeons for hip replacement - The Daily Mail
August 2010

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
British Hip Society

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Current NHS posts

St George's Hospital Foundation Trust.

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Research and Publication


Revealed: Britain's top surgeons for hip replacement
August 2010

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Personal Profile

I have had a lifelong interest and involvement in sports - rugby in particular. In the past I was the team doctor at Richmond - a most enjoyable and rewarding experience. I ski as often as I can and try to go to the gym as much as time allows me to keep fit.

I enjoy travel and food, particularly in Spain. I spend quite a bit of my spare time cooking, which is generally very relaxing.

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Private contact details

Telephone Insured: 020 8335 4678/9 or Self-Pay: 020 8335 4646