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Mr John Timperley MBChB, FRCS (Ed), DPhil (Oxon)
John Timperley is a hip replacement specialist surgeon. His practice concentrates entirely on primary, complex primary and revision total hip replacements. He has an evidence-based practice concentrating on excellence in surgical technique to get the very best functional result and longevity from joint replacements.
John carried out his postgraduate education in several Centres of Excellence in the United Kingdom including the Exeter Hip Unit under Robin Ling OBE. He was awarded a British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) grant and the John Charnley Research Fellowship to travel to centres of hip and knee arthroplasty excellence in North America as well as a Johnson & Johnson Hip and Knee Fellowship based in Ohio, USA.
He completed a Ph.D. at the University of Oxford and his research interest continues in the academic Hip Unit in Exeter. He lectures on hip surgery extensively both nationally and internationally.He has been invited to address the National congresses of USA, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Spain, Argentina, Venezuela, Japan, Poland and, for three consecutive years has given Instructional Course lectures at the America Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
John was elected to the Council of the British Orthopaedic Association in 2009 and as Hon. Treasurer of the Association (2012-2014).
He was President of the British Hip Society (2103-2014) and continues on the Executive of that body. He is Hip Unit Specialty Lead at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre in Exeter. and has a clinical practice in Exeter and London.
Areas of interest
I specialise in primary (first-time), complex primary and revision (re-do) hip replacements.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hip Unit Specialty Lead Surgeon
The Centre for Hip Surgery (Exeter)
Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Evidenced based hip surgery
Patient Reported Outcome Measures
Surgical techniques in primary hip replacement
Revision surgery techniques including impaction bone grafting
National arthroplasty and non-arthroplasty registers
Basic science in hip arthroplasty
Visit: http://www.njrsurgeonhospitalprofile.org.uk and type "Timperley"
- MB ChB University of Manchester 1981
- FRCS Edinburgh 1986
- D. Phil (Oxon) University of Oxford 2006
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Immediate Past-President British Hip Society 2014
- Hon. Treasurer British Orthopaedic Association 2013
- Chairman BOA Quality Outcomes Group British Orthopaedic Association 2014
Affiliations / memberships
British Hip Society
International Hip Society
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.