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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
I am one of only a handful of truly specialist hip surgeons in the UK. My NHS and private practice is solely devoted to treating hip conditions.
Because I purely specialise in hips each year I do hundreds of hip replacement operations each year. This has allowed me to become highly experienced in the hip replacement field leading to very low complication rates. At The BMI Priory - I offer hip pain relieving injections, Total Hip Replacements and Revision surgery (helping patients where previous hip surgery has failed).
In my private practice I treat people from around the world, with all kinds of hip injuries caused by playing sport or trauma or arthritis.
I am a highly qualified surgeon I graduated from the Charing Cross Medical School in 1995 with distinction. I also won the surgery prize. My higher surgical training in Orthopaedics brought me to the West Midlands.
I also undertook advanced training in complex and revision hip surgery in Oxford before taking up my consultant post at the one of the leading specialist Orthopaedic hospitals in the country - the Royal Orthopaedic in Birmingham in 2004.
My NHS practice is at the Royal Orthopaedic hospital, a centre of excellence for hip surgery.
I have presented at hip conferences around the globe, I teach other surgeons and have carried out research into new hip surgery techniques. I have also had papers published around the world.
To find out more and hear from some of my previous patients please visit www.themidlandhipcentre.co.uk
Areas of interest
I am purely a hip specialist. I treat all hip problems, whether caused by sporting injuries, arthritis or problems caused by trauma. I treat patients via pain killing injections, Total Hip Replacements and I carry out many Revision Hip Replacements (helping patients where previous surgery has failed).Please click on the 'about me' section above to read my full profile.
- Joanne Pearson
- Midland Hip Centre BMI The Priory Hospital Priory Road Edgbaston BIRMINGHAM B5 7UG
- 07973 186257
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Guy Shinner Fee Assured
- Dr Krishna Balachandar Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Hip Surgeon - The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham
Former Medical Director, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
Hip arthroplasty outcomes
Joint Replacement Infections
I love boating, scuba diving, gardening, cycling and walking my Dachsund called Ginger.
The Norman C lake Prize for Surgery at Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School.
(Additional) Languages spoken
The Daily Mail
Courses offered to GPs
I am always happy to talk to GPs within their practice or at the hospital. Just email my Practice Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Midland Orthopaedic Practice, of which I am a member of, offer special training days throughout the year to GPs and physiotherapists.
Year 2011-2012 (NHS & Private)
Total number of hip replacements 426
Hip replacement re-admission rate <1%
Surgical Site Infection (SSI) 2.3%
Deep infection rate <1%
30 day mortality rate 0
Patient Satisfaction Score 87
Since my practice is exclusively joint replacement arthroplasty, I have a large practice with a low complication rate.
- MBBS with honours Charing Cross & Westminster 1995
- FRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England 1997
- FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) Intercollegiate Specialty Board 2002
- Specialist hip fellowship Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital, Oxford 2002
Reference number 4206707
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma & Orthopaedics, 2004
Affiliations / memberships
British Hip Society
- BMI The Priory Hospital, B5 7UG
- 13:00 - 17:00
- 0121 446 1638
- Consultations on the phone during Covid
- 13:00 - 18:00
- 0121 446 1638
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Myself via 07973 186257