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I specialise in primary (first-time) hip and knee replacement surgery, complex hip and revision (re-do) hip replacements.
Areas of interest
Total Hip Replacement; Revision Hip Replacement; Young Adult Hip; Complex Hip Replacement; Total Knee Replacement.
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Hip and Knee Surgeon, University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire
Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery and Trauma
A love of the outdoors
Can tibial cementation be enhanced in knee arthroplasty surgery?
Westerman RW. J Knee Surg- In Print 2016
Use of an anatomic long stemmed component in femoral impaction grafting.
Westerman RW, Timperley AJ. Hip Int. 2016 Feb 8;26(1): e1-3.
Patella tracking in knee arthroplasty surgery- when and how is this best assessed intraoperatively?
Westerman RW, Bhangoo N, James P. J Knee Surg- In Print 2015
Fixation in Femoral Revision: the role of cement.
Westerman RW, Howell J. Orthopaedics and Trauma 2015; 29:131-139.
Principles of bone and joint injuries and their healing.
Westerman RW, Scammell BE. Surgery 2012; 30(2): 54-60.
Complex surgical procedures- How much are they costing your hospital?
Westerman RW, Mostofi SB, Slack R. Ann R Coll Surg 2011; 93(3): 98-100
Misleading conclusions from systematic analysis?
Westerman RW, Hunter JB. BMJ Rapid response letter July 2010
The physiological cost of restricted weight bearing.
Westerman RW, Hull P, Hendry RG, Cooper J. Injury 2008; 39: 725-7
Assessing the potential for major trauma transfusion guidelines in the UK.
Westerman RW, Porter KP. Emerg Med J 2008; 25: 134-5
Ankle fractures in adults: An overview.
Westerman RW, Porter KP. Trauma 2007; 9: 267-72
Courses offered to GPs
Making Sense Of Painful Hips and Knees
- MB ChB University of Birmingham 2001
- MSc Orthopaedic Engineering University of Cardiff 2013
- FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2012
Reference number 6028054
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Hip Society
British Orthopaedic Association
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.