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Professor Sion Glyn-Jones read medicine at Cambridge and later conducted his clinical attachment in London. Thereafter, he went on to complete his surgical and orthopaedic training in Oxford, where he gained a DPhil. He subsequently worked as a specialist Hip Fellow in Melbourne, Australia.
He is now Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Oxford University and works as a Consultant Hip Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre where he is Clinical Lead for the Young Adult Hip Service. He works closely with the Sport Injury service at both The Manor Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. He has a specialist interest in keyhole surgery of the hip, sports injuries of the hip and performing complex hip replacements in younger patients.
Professor Glyn-Jones leads an internationally recognised hip research team based at the Oxford University Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences. His research focuses on evaluating new types of hip replacement and testing new surgical technologies designed to prevent or slow the progression of osteoarthritis of the hip(https://www.ndorms.ox.ac.uk/team/sion-glyn-jones)
Areas of interest
Hip Arthroscopy(keyhole surgery)Sports Surgery; Joint Preserving surgery of the Hip, The Treatment of Hip Impingement and Labral Tears; Hip replacement surgery; Patient-specific joint replacement; Complex and Revision Hip Replacement surgery; Hip Replacement in Younger People
- Victoria James
- The Manor Hospital Beech Road Headington OXFORD OX3 7RP
- 01865 307525
- 01865 307661
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals
Mr Glyn-Jones leads a research group dedicated to understanding the causes of hip arthritis, novel imaging techniques and developing new joint preserving treatments for the hip. His research focuses on the evaluation of new types of hip replacement. He has been awarded several large grants to investigate these areas and is one of the principal investigators at the ARUK Oxford Centre of Excellence in Sports Injuries and OA.
Recent Grants as Principal/Co-Applicant
ARUK Pathogenesis of Osteoarthritis Centre of Excellence-£5 Million over 5 years, October 2012
ARUK Sports and Osteoarthritis Centre of Excellence
Surgical PI- £5 Million over 5 years, August 2012
NIHR Musculoskeletal BioMedical Research Unit
Lead Imaging and Hip Research Themes
£11.5 Million over 5 years - July 2011
Royal College of Surgeons Pump-Priming Grant
£7,000 - August 2010
HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturer Award-January 2010
I have published over 50 peer-reviewed papers and published abstracts: including
Pollard TC, Khan T, Price AJ, Gill HS, Glyn-Jones S, Rees JL Simulated Hip Arthroscopy Skills:J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 May; 10(94)
Fary C, Thomas GE, Taylor A, Beard D, Carr A, Glyn-Jones S Diagnosing and investigating adverse reactions in metal on metal hip implants. BMJ. 2011 Nov 29;343:d7441. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d7441. No abstract available.
Courses offered to GPs
Talks and evening seminars given at regional GP practices and at the Manor Hospital in Oxford.
These can be arranged through Victoria James on 01865 307525
- DPhil University of Oxford 2008
- FRCS (Tr and Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2007
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2001
- MA (honours) University of Cambridge 1996
- MB BS University of London 1996
- Hip and Knee Fellowship Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia 2008
Reference number 4329893
Details of entry to specialist register
- Full Specialist Recognition in Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the British Hip Society
Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member of the British Orthopaedic Association
- The Manor Hospital Beech Road Headington...
- 08:00 - 18:00
- 01865 307525
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