Mr Henry Maxwell

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Foot & Ankle
  • Knee

About me

I have been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon for 22 years. I graduated from the Victoria University of Manchester in 1983 and was appointed as Consultant Orthopaedic Lower limb surgeon at Hope Hospital Salford, a teaching hospital, in 1995. During my training I undertook a two-year research fellowship at the Centre for Hip Surgery at Wrightington Hospital, UK. In 1995 after 2 years in full time research I was awarded the higher degree of Master of Surgery (ChM) and the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Approximately 30% of my practice is foot and ankle surgery, 50% knee surgery and 20% Hip surgery. In April 2013 I elected to provide NHS services solely in the independent sector basing his surgical practice at the Ramsay Oaklands Hospital in Salford.

Surgical Volumes

Since leaving the formal NHS I have maintained a busy outpatient and Orthopaedic lower limb practice. Both in 2015 and 2016 I performed in the order of 900 operations and in 2017 over 800 operations. In the same years I held in excess of 3000 one to one out patient consultations.

Foot and Ankle
I have extensive expertise in soft tissue injuries, sports injuries, deformities of the foot and ankle as well as painful foot and toenail conditions. I perform keyhole surgery of the ankle and great toe in addition to corrective surgery for midfoot and hindfoot. I have considerable expertise in complex foot disorders and revision foot surgery; approximately 30% of his foot and ankle referrals.


Mr Maxwell has in depth expertise in elective knee surgery, I offers arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, total knee joint replacement surgery and surgery for recurrent patella dislocation. I am one of a relatively small group of surgeons trained in current methods for the treatment of joint surface injury including chondrocyte transplantation (relining of the knee joint surface).

Hip and Pelvis

I have more than 22 years experience in hip replacement surgery. In addition I am one of a small number of surgeons in the UK who performs arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery of the hip joint, beneficial in the diagnosis and treatment of painful hip disorders and injuries in young adults.

Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Surgery.

I have 22 years of experience as a Consultant performing total hip and total knee replacements. I utilise a hip replacement first used in the 1970's and knee replacement first used in 1984, for which both have excellent long term results and are ODEP 10 year A* rated. My published National Joint register data for primary joint replacement surgery is in line with national norms and can be viewed under 'my outcomes'.

Areas of interest

Orthopaedic; Orthopaedic Surgery; Hip surgery; Hip; Hip Arthritis; Hip replacement; Hip pain; Hip Arthroscopy; Groin pain; Knee; Knee pain; Knee surgery; Knee arthritis; Knee replacement; Patellofemoral replacement; Knee arthroscopy; High tibial osteotomy; Patellar dislocation; Patellar realignment; chondrocyte transplantation; Foot; Foot surgery; great toe; great toe arthritis; 1st MTPJ arthritis; Toe pain; Toe joint replacement; Toe replacement; arthritis; Toe arthroscopy; Toe; Bunion; Bunion surgery; Hallux valgus; Ankle pain; Foot; Ankle; Foot pain; ankle injury; ankle arthroscopy; ligament injury; lateral ligament; lateral ligament reconstruction; midfoot pain; metatarsalgia; Morton's neuroma; neuroma hammer toe; claw toe; plantar fasciitis; Fasciitis; Ganglion; lump; Lumps; Forefoot reconstruction; Lower limb arthroplasty; Toenail surgery; ingrowing toenail; Toenail; joint injection; injection; sports; sports injury; injury; replacement; joint replacement;

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Procedures completed

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)

    Ramsay Oaklands Hospital (5-50)

  • W0300

    Multiple procedure on forefoot, distal to and including the tarsometatarsal joints, which involves at least two distinct procedures not intrinsic to each other - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaklands Hospital (1-5)

  • W4210

    Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaklands Hospital (1-5)

  • T7010

    Percutaneous tenotomy - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaklands Hospital (1-5)

  • W8630

    Therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle with either soft tissue procedure or bony +/or joint surface procedure (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaklands Hospital (1-5)

  • W8580

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - bilateral - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaklands Hospital (1-5)

  • T6220

    Excision of bursa - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaklands Hospital (1-5)

  • W8640

    Complex therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle, with multiple bony, joint surface and soft tissue procedures - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaklands Hospital (1-5)

  • W3712

    Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaklands Hospital (1-5)

  • W0860

    Metatarso-phalangeal cheilectomy - unilateral, as sole procedure - (1-5)

    Ramsay Oaklands Hospital (1-5)

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