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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Mr Tayton qualified (with honours) from UCL Medical School in London in 2002.
He undertook his Basic Surgical Training in Bristol, prior to undertaking his Higher Surgical Training in the Wessex Region. During his training he gained a Masters degree from the University of Cardiff in Orthopaedic Engineering, where his thesis investigated the beneficial effects of flexible hip replacements on long term bone preservation after hip replacement. During the later stages of his training he took an additional 2 years out of programme at the University of Southampton in order to complete a PhD in tissue engineering strategies and stem cell therapies for the treatment of Orthopaedic conditions.
After his formal UK training he undertook two fellowships. The first was in joint replacement surgery in Auckland, New Zealand, where he learnt specialist techniques in complex limb reconstruction and computer navigated joint replacements. Upon return to the UK, he undertook a second fellowship further specialising in complex hip surgery. He has recently developed an interest in robotic surgery, and now offers robotically assisted knee replacement surgery.
Areas of interest
Robotic knee replacement; Hip replacement; Revision Hip replacement; Knee replacement; Revision Knee Replacement; Keyhole surgery; Computer Navigated Knee Replacement; Partial Knee Replacement; Knee cap stabilisation; Meniscal repair, Hip arthroscopy
- Appointment Team
- Spire Dunedin Hospital 16 Bath Rd Reading RG1 6NS
- 0118 955 3491
- Cathy Mellor
- Berkshire Independent Hospital Coley Park Reading RG1 6UZ
- 0118 902 8119
- Sue Spencer
- Circle Hospital 100 Drake Way Reading RG2 0NE
- 0118 922 6965
Anaesthetists worked with
- Berkshire Private Anaesthesia Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Royal Berkshire Hospital
1) Novel methods of treatment of Orthopaedic conditions via Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering.
2) Patient Reported Outcome Measures. Novel applications for diagnosis and predictive outcomes.
3) Infection in joint replacement.
Spending time with my family
Translational Research Conference 1st Prize (University of Southampton) 2013
Winner Gauvain Prize (regional research presentation) 2008/2013 Runner-up Junior Surgical Prize Presentation
Esther White Memorial Prize for Pathology Distinction in Pathology, MB.BS
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
I have over 20 publications in top peer reviewed journals:
The Impact of Patient and Surgical Factors for Primary Knee Arthroplasty Infection: An analysis of 64,566 joints from the New Zealand Joint Registry
Tayton E, Frampton C, Hooper G, Young S.
Bone Joint J. 2016 Mar;98-B(3):334-40
The scale-up of a tissue engineered porous hydroxyapatite polymer composite scaffold for use in bone repair: An ovine femoral condyle defect study.
Tayton E, Purcell M, Smith JO, Lanham S, Howdle SM, Shakesheff KM, Goodship A, Blunn G, Fowler D, Dunlop DG, Oreffo RO.
J Biomed Mater Res A. 2015 Apr;103(4):1346-56
A comparision of polymer and polymer-hydroxyapatite composite tissue engineered scaffolds for use in bone regeneration.
An in vitro and in vivo study.
Tayton E, Purcell M, Aarvold A, Smith JO, Briscoe A, Kanczler JM, Shakesheff K, Howdle SM, Dunlop DG, Oreffo RO.
J Biomed Mater Res A. 2014 Aug;102(8):2613-24
The effects of setting bone cement on tissue engineered bone graft: a potential barrier to clinical translation?
Tayton E, Smith J, Evans N, Dickinson A, Aarvold A, Purcell M, Howdle S, Dunlop D, Oreffo ROC.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013;95(8):736-43
The optimisation of polymer composition for use as a biological composite graft extender in impaction bone grafting: a mechanical and bio-compatibility analysis.
Tayton E, Fahmy S, Aarvold A, Smith J, Dunlop D, Oreffo ROC.
J Biomed Mater Res A. 2012 Jun 15.
Translational hurdles to tissue engineering: an analysis of commonly used local anaesthetics on skeletal stem cell survival.
Tayton E, Smith J, Aarvold A, Dunlop D, Oreffo ROC.
J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012;94(6):848-55.
Mapping the Strain Distribution on the Proximal Femur of a Titanium and Flexible Stemmed Implant: A Novel Use for Digital Image Correlation.
Tayton E, Evans S, O’Doherty D.
J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Aug;92(8):1176-81.
A correlation of time with meniscal tears in anterior cruciate ligament deficiency: stratifying the risk of surgical delay.
Tayton E, Verma R, Higgins B, Gosal H.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2009;17(1):30-4.
Femoral anteversion- an essential angle or an evolutionary vestige?
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br) 2007;89(10):1283-1288.
“Clinical applications for skeletal / mesenchymal stem cell therapy”
Tayton ER, Smith JO, Aarvold A, Oreffo RO, Zaleh W, Kassem M
Stem Cells: Basic Biology and Clinical Applications.
Publisher: King Saud University Press, 2012
Courses offered to GPs
Numerous talks available.
General updates to state of the art hip and knee surgery.
Please arrange through my secretary or attend an event organised by Circle or Berkshire Independent Hospitals.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
Please click on this link if you would like to see information about this healthcare professional’s performance compared to their peers, as published by their medical professional body.https://www.nhs.uk/profiles/consultant/6052801
Deep infection rate post joint replacement:
Unit infection rate: 0.2%
Personal infection rate: 0%
Re-operation rate after Primary Total Hip Replacement for any reason: 0.5%
Re-operation rate after Primary Total or Partial Knee replacement for any reason: 0.2%
- PGC Medical Education University of Dundee 2010
- MBBS University of London 2002
- MSc Orthopaedic Engineering University of Cardiff 2009
- PhD Stem cells + tissue engineering University of Southampton 2014
- FRCS RCSE 2013
- Fellowship Hip Surgery Royal Bournemouth Hospital 2015
- Fellowship Lower limb arthroplasty North Shore Hospital, Auckland 2014
Reference number 6052801
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association
- 100 Drake Way READING RG2 0NE
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 0118 922 6965
- Swallowscroft Wensley Road READING RG1 6UZ
- 08:30 - 13:00
- 0118 902 8119
Post treatment communication
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