Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Hugh Apthorp at Spire include:
I trained at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, and then worked at St Bartholomew's and Addenbrookes Hospitals in Cambridge.
My orthopaedic training was at St Thomas' Hospital, London. I also spent a year in Perth, Western Australia, specialising in revision of joint replacements.
My main interests lie in joint replacement performing around 500 procedures per year and treating young adults with hip pain.
I assist with the training of young surgeons, as well as teaching experiences established surgeons new techniques. I also trains hospital teams to learn the enhanced recovery philosophies.
I pioneered rapid recovery hip replacement surgery in the UK and currently my patients enjoy the shortest length of stay for hip replacement in England (data provided by SE Coast Audit, Strategic Health Authority, 2009).
I developed a programme to enhance patient recovery following hip replacement and am now working with the Strategic Health Authority to develop the programme in other UK hospitals.
The Enhanced Recovery Programme was such a sucess that the following milestones were reached; - the first patient in the UK to go home the same day as their surgery - the first patient in the world with bilateral hip replacements to return home the day following surgery
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