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Mr. Williams is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with specialist expertise in all aspects of routine, complex and revision hip and knee replacement surgery. After qualifying from St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Medical Colleges and a period of basic surgical training in London and South Wales, he successfully completed his higher surgical training at the prestigious University College London Hospital (UCLH) orthopaedic rotation in Central London. He then completed the British Orthopaedic Association Hip Fellowship and Advanced Cardiff Knee Fellowship programs to enhance his expertise in hip and knee surgery. He enjoys an established and substantial high volume orthopaedic hip and knee practice serving the people of West Wales and further afield.
In addition to his clinical and research work, Mr. Williams was awarded a Masters degree in Surgical Education (MEd) by Imperial College London and also holds a Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) in Clinical Leadership and Innovation. He is interested in the development of surgical education and is proud to be appointed joint Royal College of Surgeons of England Tutor for Hywel Dda University NHS Health Board as well as being elected as Treasurer of the Welsh Orthopaedic Society.
Mr. Williams is also committed to clinical research and publishes widely in specialist peer review journals and presents both nationally and internationally.
As a fluent Welsh-speaking Welshman, Mr. Williams has an in-depth understanding of the local culture and feels privileged to be able to communicate with patients sensitively and effectively in either English or Welsh.
With his busy professional career, Mr Williams is glad to have a supportive family. He is married and has three young daughters, who keep him busy. Away from work Mr. Williams is a keen sportsman who enjoys running and skiing as well as supporting rugby.
Areas of interest
Total Hip Replacement; Total Knee Replacement; Revision Knee; Revision Hip; Arthroscopy; THR; TKR
Anaesthetists worked with
Mr Rhodri L Williams has worked with Dr Mark Turtle at the following hospitals:
- BMI Werndale Hospital (1-5)
- Mr. Rhodri Ll. Williams Website: https://www.rlwilliams.co.uk
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Primary, Complex Primary and Revision Hip and Knee Surgeon, Hywel Dda University Health Board
Mr. Williams has a hectic life as well outside of his work. In his free time, he enjoys chasing after his three young daughters all under the age of six. Mr. Willliams is also an avid rugby supporter as his grandfather was the President of the WRU in the 1960s. He also loves all things Wales has to offer such as hiking, running, and watersports.
Please Refer to Mr. Williams CV
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Welsh - Native or bilingual
Most Recent Publications:
West Wales: the perfect place to live for those in search of a high quality of life and a fulfilling surgical career
TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY IN PATIENTS WITH PRIOR ADJACENT MULTI-ORGANISM OSTEOMYELITIS.
Courses offered to GPs
Mr. Williams is very happy to present to all GP practices. Although his main passion is operating he also enjoys presenting new information to GP practices to solve various issues in orthopedics and to provide updated information that surrounds the world of hip and knee surgery. Please contact Mr. Williams at BMI Werndale to arrange a date for a presentation.
- MB BS St Barts and The Royal London Medical Colleges 1998
- FRCS (Tr &O) The Royal College of Surgeons England 2014
- MEd Masters in Education (Surgical Education) Imperial College London 2016
- BOA Hip Arthroplasty Fellowship British Orthopedic Association 2015
Reference number 4584755
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Royal College Surgeons Tutor The Royal College Surgeons of England 2017
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Register for Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
British Hip Society
British Association Knee Surgery
British Orthopaedic Society
European Bone & Joint Infection Society
British Association Clinical Anatomists
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.
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