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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital since 2001.
Initially specialising in hip and knee surgery for the last three years my practice has specialised in hip surgery alone. This includes Hip replacements, resurfacings and revisions.
Since 2003 I have been involved with the National Joint Registry as a Regional Clinical Coordinator
Areas of interest
Hip pain; Hip replacement; Hip resurfacing; Lower limb arthroplasty; Resurfacing; Revision surgery (orthopaedic); Hip replacement surgery; Revision hip replacement surgery; Osteoarthritis; Painful hip replacement; Avascular necrosis; Post-traumatic arthritis; Infected hip replacement; Dislocation; Recurrent dislocation; Periprosthetic fracture.
- Rachel Taylor-Price
- BMI The Edgbaston Hospital 22 Somerset Road Edgbaston BIRMINGHAM B15 2QQ
- 07398 490661
- 07398 490661
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Royal Orthopaedic Hospital,
Bristol Road South,
I have publications in the area of infection, outcomes, management of periprosthetic fractures and metal bearings in hip replacements.
Outside of medicine I enjoy spending time with my family and following sport including the English cricket team, the Irish and Stourbridge rugby teams and international Athletics. I enjoy skiing and am an occasional cross-country runner.
I receive a Clinical Excellence award from the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.
Basic French and German
The Bone and Joint Journal, The JBJS, Hip International, J Arthroplasty, International Orthopaedics, Injury.
Courses offered to GPs
Educational talks to GPs, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and other Allied Health Professionals.
Patient reported outcomes above average on ROH data from 2011-2015.
Low surgical site infection rates (below hospital average).
Mortality rates at expected level as detailed on NJR website.
Low revision rates despite complex case-mix
- MB ChB Birmingham University 1989
- Fellowship in Lower Limb Arthroplasty University of British Columbia, Vancouver 2000
Reference number 3315097
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Royal Orthopaedic Hopsital 2001
Details of entry to specialist register
- Orthopaedics and Trauma, 1999
Affiliations / memberships
British Medical Association
British Hip Society
British Orthopaedic Association
- BMI The Edgbaston Hospital, B15 2QQ
- 10:00 - 13:00
- 07894 998512
- Sutton Medical Consulting Centre, B75 6DX
- 11:00 - 12:30
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Post treatment communication
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