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After graduating from Medical School, Mr Paliobeis completed his Surgical and Orthopaedic training in Athens, Greece. Following completion of specialist training, he moved to the UK where he undertook several distinguished Fellowships in:
Trauma (AO Foundation) in Leeds;
Musculoskeletal Oncology at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham;
Knee Surgery at York Hospital;
Hip Surgery / Hip Arthroscopy at the Richard Villar Practice in London.
Following his Fellowships he held the post of Locum Consultant in Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge and at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, before being appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Hereford County Hospital in 2012.
Mr Paliobeis‘ elective practice is mainly devoted to the treatment of problems of the hip and knee joint. His specialisation lies in the surgical treatment of young patients with hip disorders and he is able to offer an effective surgical option to help such individuals return to full activity.
Mr Paliobeis maintains a keen interest in teaching and is on the faculty for a renowned international course which trains surgeons on surgical techniques in hip arthroscopy. Mr Paliobeis reviews regularly for the Bone and Joint Journal.
Areas of interest
Arthroscopic surgery of the hip;
Joint preserving early intervention hip surgery;
Sports injuries of the hip;
Total hip replacement;
Total & partial knee replacement;
Revision arthroplasty (only at Nuffield Health Hereford Hospital);
Arthroscopic surgery of the knee;
Cartilage regeneration procedures hip and knee
- J O'Sullivan
- Paliobeis Office @ DenovoMedic Limited Innovation Centre Medway Maidstone Road Kent ME5 9FD
- 020 8004 3343
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon,
Wye Valley NHS Trust,
Hereford County Hospital (since 2012)
Borderline hip dysplasia;
Biomechanics of osteotomies around the hip;
Sports injuries of the hip;
Hip Arthroscopy & Femoroacetabular Impingement;
Hip and Groin Problems in the Young Adult;
Recovery following Joint Replacements;
Preoperative planning in orthopaedic surgery
Mr Paliobeis lives in Herefordshire with his wife and three daughters. In his free time he enjoys long cycle rides, wind-surfing, book binding and has a passion for the theatre.
2012: SIFT fund of £9,000 (Service Increment For Teaching) – approved towards the purchase of Orthopaedic Templating Software at the County Hospital in Hereford.
2010: Grant of €8,000 awarded by the Trauma & Orthopaedic Association of Macedonia & Thrace, Greece
2007: AO/ASIF Stipend - AO Fellowship in Trauma
Leeds General Infirmary
2013: Do professional Athletes Perform Better Than Recreational Athletes After Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement?
2011: The Prevalence of Dysplasia in Femoroacetabular Impingement.
2010: Arthroscopic Identification of Iliopubic and Ilioischial Grooves in a Single Acetabulum.
2010: Biomechanics of Femoral Osteotomy fixation.
2009: Prevalence of chest trauma, associated injuries and mortality.
2007: Biological Enhancement of Tibial Non-Unions.
Reference number 4561899
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (1-5)
Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (1-5)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (1-5)
Diagnostic arthroscopic examination of hip joint (as sole procedure, including washout, +/- biopsy) - (1-5)
Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (1-5)