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Last updated: 6 May 2020
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Dan Williams is a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; specialist in Primary & Revision Hip (THR) & Knee (TKR) Arthroplasty.
Experience of over 2200 joint replacements, including 480 revision joint replacement procedures with pain and function scores that go above and beyond national benchmarks:
- Mean gain in THR Oxford hip score from 18/48 pre-op to 45/48 at five years; a 27-point pain and function improvement compared to a national 21-point gain (on the national PROMs programme (NPP);
. Mean increase in TKR Oxford knee score from 18/48 to 40/48 at three years; a 22 point pain and function gain compared to a 15 point national improvement.
Dan is a highly experienced surgeon, qualifying from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 1998. He trained in Wales, Australia and South Africa before becoming a registrar in the South West of England.
He completed advanced training in emergency operations and complex joint replacements in Seattle, Oxford and Vancouver.
Find out more @danhwilliams | www.danhwilliams.com. Short patient videos @LifetimeHip | www.lifetimehip.com
Areas of interest
Hip pain, Knee pain, Knee Arthroscopy, Primary Total Hip Replacement (THR) surgery, Primary Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery, Revision Total Hip Replacement surgery, Revision Total Knee Replacement surgery
Current NHS consultant posts held
Dan is a practicing consultant at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust and Duchy Hospital in Truro.
Dan is also a practicing researcher with a strong academic portfolio.
He’s published over 30 papers in scientific journals and presented work at numerous international meetings on follow up, recovery and returning to sport after joint replacement.
To ensure his research improves patient care, Dan helped to develop My Clinical Outcomes, a web-based system that monitors patients' symptoms away from the hospital.
Find out more @danhwilliams | www.danhwilliams.com. Dan hosts short patient videos @LifetimeHip | www.lifetimehip.com
Dan enjoys the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
Short patient videos on e.g. Optimising body weight and building muscle strength @LifetimeHip here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaNg4Mw9rw4/ Please subscribe to the channel and post comments, questions and suggestions for future episodes.
Courses offered to GPs
Latest @DuchyHospital video: https://youtu.be/NEeTBhvdyqY
On average, Dan's patients experience large improvements in both pain and mobility following surgery. See recovery graphs at http://www.danhwilliams.com
- FRCS (Orth) Royal College of Surgeons 2008
- MSc Cardiff University 2006
Reference number 4528984
Affiliations / memberships
British Hip Society
British Orthopaedic Association
General Medical Council 4528984
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.