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Mr Farrar is a substantive Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Leighton Hospital and has a private practice based at the BMI South Cheshire Hospital. He has a broad knee practice, including the management of knee ligament injuries and arthritis (including early onset), alongside a busy hip practice. His philosophy is to be able to offer a wide range of surgical and non-surgical options to provide his patients with an informed choice and a personalised management plan. He has particular interests in keyhole ACL reconstruction, partial (uni-compartmental) knee replacement, high tibial osteotomy, total knee replacement and both cemented and un-cemented hip replacement.
After qualifying in London, Mr Farrar started at St Thomas’ Hospital before posts in Leicester, Derby and Nottingham led to higher orthopaedic training in the East Midlands. He then progressed to become a Senior Registrar in the Mersey area and at Wrightington Orthopaedic Hospital, before undertaking further fellowship training in York. He has also undertaken a travelling fellowship in the USA with the renowned orthopaedic surgeon, Leo Whiteside.
I'm committed to participation in national surgical registries, collection of patient reported outcome measures (PROMS) and multi-disciplinary audit.
Areas of interest
Knee ligament injuries; sports injuries; knee osteotomy; patella realignment; partial knee replacement; total knee replacement; total hip replacement; total knee arthroplasty; total hip arthroplasty; anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction; ACL reconstruction high tibial osteotomy; distal femoral osteotomy; double osteotomy; MPFL reconstruction.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Mid Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust and at the BMI South Cheshire Private Hospital.
Knee surgery. Healthcare economics.
Family. Rowing. Travel. Outdoors.
Courses offered to GPs
Knee surgery update.
Knee arthritis in young patients.
Joint injection training.
- BSc (hons) King's College London 2002
- MBBS (distinction) Guy's, King's and St.Thomas', London 2005
- FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2013
- Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2014
Reference number 6121004
Details of entry to specialist register
- Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association
Member of the British Association of Surgery of the Knee
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
01270 656285 for urgent enquiries at the BMI South Cheshire Private Hospital Ward or 07498600531 for enquiries within 24 hours.
For outpatient appointments call 08081010337.