Mr N Amir Sandiford

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee

About me

I am a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon based at the The London Hip Unit, St Georges University Hospital in central London and the South West Elective Orthopaedic Centre in Epsom. I specialise in treating disorders of the hip and knee, hip and knee replacements and treating painful or failing joint replacements.

My Areas of interest in the knee include:

Osteoarthritis, Arthritis, Knee surgery, Replacement, Knee replacement, Arthroscopy, Meniscus tear, partial knee replacement, revision knee replacement, enhanced recovery, Cartilage injury, Cartilage repair, revision knee replacement, painful knee replacement, sports injury, Painful knee.

The types of treatment which I provide include:
Meniscus surgery
Revision knee replacement
Injection treatment
Stem cell therapy
Unicompartmental (partial) knee replacement

Hip-Areas of Interest :

Osteoarthritis, Arthritis, Hip surgery, Replacement, Hip replacement, Revision Hip replacement, Enhanced recovery, Painful Hip replacement, Sports injury, Painful hip

Types of treatment which I provide include:

Cemented hip replacement
Hybrid Hip Replacement
Uncemented Hip Replacement
Hip Pain
Hip Injection
Hip Arthritis

I qualified at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados in 2000. My basic training in Orthopaedics and Hip and Knee reconstruction started in London on the South East Thames rotation and the London Hip Unit under the mentorship of Miss Sarah Muirhead-Allwood.
I undertook specialist training in hip and knee surgery subsequently in world renowned institutions in Vancouver (under the mentorship of Professors Duncan, Garbuz, Masri and Greidanus), Exeter(under the mentorship of Professor John Timperley, Mr Jonathan Howell, Mr Matthew Hubble and Mr Matthew Wilson), Nijmegen and London.
I was awarded a Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Fellowship in 2014 and a British Hip Society Travelling Fellowship in 2016.
My clinical and research interests have focused around hip and knee reconstruction.
I have published widely and present regularly at national and international meetings on implant design, surgical techniques, clinical outcome and return to function and sporting activity after joint replacement surgery.
I was also awarded a Masters degree with Merit in Sports and Exercise Medicine at the University of Wales Institute in Cardiff.
I am involved in steering groups which focus on improving the quality of surgical care to our patients and training medical students, junior doctors and fellows.
I remain heavily involved with research and is a reviewer for Hip International, The bone and Joint Journal and the British Medical Journal.

I am a member of the following specialist societies:

The Royal Society of Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
The British Orthopaedic Association
The Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
The British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine (BASEM)
The British Hip Society
The European Hip society
The British Orthopaedic Research society

Areas of interest



Painful or Failed/loose hip and knee replacement

Infected hip and knee replacement

Sports injuries about the hip, pelvis and knee

Painful hip

Painful knee


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Procedures completed

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)

    30 Devonshire Street (1-5) Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • W3732

    Revision of uncemented or cemented total hip replacement without adjunctive procedures - (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

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