Mr Philip Kerr: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Philip Kerr

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee

About me

I went to school in Hertfordshire but carried out my medical training in the South West of England. I graduated from the University of Bristol in 1985, continuing as a junior doctor in Bristol, including a year teaching anatomy at the University. I carried out my specialist training on the South West Orthopaedic training scheme with clinical posts rotating through all the Bristol hospitals, as well as spells at Cheltenham and Plymouth. I also conducted a period of full time research in the Bristol University department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

I joined the East & North Hertfordshire Trust as a Consultant in 1996. My specialist interests include sports injuries, arthroscopic surgery and hip and knee replacement. In recent years hip surgery has formed a dominant part of my practice. I have particular experience in hip replacement for younger adults including CT based 3D planning, custom made implants and hip resurfacing. I also have extensive experience in revision hip replacement.

I consult privately at Pinehill Hospital in Hitchin.

Areas of interest

Joint injection; Hip resurfacing; Degenerative knee disorders; Lumbar (lower back); Cartilage repair; Groin; Revision surgery (orthopaedic); Anterior knee pain; Football injuries; Groin disorders; Knee pain; Knee arthroscopy; Lower limb trauma; Carpal tunnel syndrome; Lower limb arthroplasty; Resurfacing; Arthroplasty; Osteoarthitis; Joint disorders; Lower back pain; Soft tissue injections; Hip disorders; Knee; Lower limb disorders; Sports injuries; Rugby injuries; Running injuries; Tendon; Tendonitis; Tendonopathy; Tennis elbow; Arthritis; Joint re-surfacing; Achilles tendon; Joint pain; Arthroscopy; Knee replacement surgery; Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament; Hip; Orthopaedics; Hip replacement surgery; Joint replacements; Rheumatoid arthritis; Knee surgery

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Procedures completed

  • W8200

    Arthroscopic meniscectomy (including debridement) - (5-50)

    Pinehill Hospital (5-50)

  • W3712

    Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (5-50)

    Pinehill Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

    One or two injections, +/- aspiration, into joint(s), cyst, bursa or soft tissue, with image guidance - (5-50)

    Pinehill Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

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

    Pinehill Hospital (1-5)

  • W8500

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

    Pinehill Hospital (1-5)

  • W4210

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

  • W7583

    Repair of patellar/quadricep tendon - (1-5)

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