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Having spent 15 years in Trauma and Elective Orthopaedic Surgery and performed over 8,000 operations, I am well versed in every conceivable condition and complication impacting the hip and knee.
My aim is to improve the quality of life for all of my patients by eliminating or reducing their pain, returning them to normal activities as much as possible and delaying the need for knee or hip replacement until absolutely necessary. When joint replacement is indicated, I aim to achieve optimal outcomes by using proven techniques and implants, with an emphasis on high levels of function long-term.
Areas of interest
Hip and knee replacement and revision hip replacement (lower limb arthroplasty); Knee arthroscopy; Knee surgery; Trauma; Hip and knee pain.
- Heather Turner
- Nuffield Health York Hospital Haxby Road York YO31 8TA
- 07522 866635
- 01904 715194
Anaesthetists worked with
- York Anaesthetists Group Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Lead for Quality and Safety.
Gardening, walking, golf.
Courses offered to GPs
Contribute to educational evenings for patients and GPs at Nuffield Hospital York and Clifton Park Hospital York.
- B Med Sci Nottingham 1992
- BM BS Nottingham 1994
- FRCS (Edinburgh) Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 1998
- FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics) Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 2003
Reference number 4095882
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Clinical Director for Orthopaedics York Teaching Hospital NHS FT 2016
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
- Haxby RoadYORKYO31 8TA
- 08:30 - 19:30
- 07522 866635
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
Nuffield Health Hospital York (01904 715000)
Clifton Park Hospital York (01904 464550)