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Mr Rigby was born and educated in Worcestershire. He went to the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in London and qualified in 1992. After qualification Mr Rigby completed his basic training at University College Hospital in London.
His specialist training was in the Wessex region. His Fellowship was in the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre in Exeter and he spent a year in the world renowned Hip Unit.
He was appointed as an Orthopaedic Consultant at The Great Western Hospital in Swindon in November 2003 and appointed Clinical Lead in 2016.
Mr Rigby joined the Board as Medical Director at Tetbury Hospital in July 2014 and is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Circle Bath Hopsital.
He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Hip Society.
Mr Rigby specialises in young adult hip pathology and all problems associated with the hip joint. He performs primary and revision hip replacements, hip arthroscopies, knee arthroscopies and knee replacements. All joint replacements are recorded on the National Joint register and hip arthroscopy surgeries recorded on the Non Arthroplasty Hip register.
He is involved in teaching hip surgery nationally and internationally and is involved with ODEP and ‘Beyond Compliance’ - a national group controlling the introduction of new hip and knee prostheses.
Areas of interest
Young Adult Hip Pathology and Sports Hip Injuries; Hip replacement and Revision Hip Replacement; Hip Arthroscopy; Knee Arthroscopy; Knee Replacement
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Reference number 3658530
Post treatment communication
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Primary total hip replacement +/- cement - (5-50)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (5-50)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)
Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (1-5)
Total prosthetic replacement of knee joint, +/- cement, +/- patella - (1-5)
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