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Mr Whittaker treats adult hip and knee problems of all ages. Treatments include arthroscopy (keyhole surgery), replacement (also called arthroplasty) and revision surgery for the hip and knee.
Following medical qualification in 1995, Mr Whittaker completed Basic Surgical Training in Liverpool, Chester & Shrewsbury achieving the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1999. Orthopaedic Higher Surgical Training was completed on the prestigious Oswestry rotation with the award of the Trauma and Orthopaedic Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2005.
A broad experience of complex hip and knee problems has developed from fellowships at international centres of excellence including Exeter (Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre) and Canada (London Health Sciences Centre). Ongoing research & training remains an integral part of his practice.
Areas of interest
Joint preserving surgery for knee & hip conditions;
Keyhole surgery for knee & hip conditions;
Joint replacement for worn out knees & hips;
Redo (revision) surgery for knee & hip replacements
- Charlotte Parry
- Spire Yale Hospital Wrexham Technology Park Croesnewydd Road WREXHAM LL13 7YP
- 01978 268051
- 01978 291397
- Elaina Lewis
- Ludlow Ward The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital OSWESTRY SY10 7AG
- 01691 404307
- 01691 404060
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry
Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham
Young adult hip preserving surgery
Antibiotic coated hip implants
Ceramic materials in replacement surgery
Mountain Biking, Snow Sports, Running.
The occasional adrenaline Pursuit
Exeter, UK 2007
Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction Fellowship
LHSC, Ontario Canada 2007-8
For an up to date list of publications please visit www.pubmed.com and search for 'Whittaker JP'
The Exeter Experience, 1st Edition 2010
Cement in cement revision.
Aproaches in primary and revision total hip replacement.
Clinical evaluation of the painful total hip replacement.
Oswestry Basic Sciences Book, 2nd Edition 2006 Personal experiences from the FRCS Orth.
Metabolic response to trauma
- MB ChB Liverpool Medical School 1995
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2000
- FRCS (Orth) Royal College of Surgeons England 2005
- Exeter Hip Fellowship Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre 2007
- London Ontario Knee & Hip Reconstruction Fellowship London Health Sciences Centre 2008
Reference number 4193797
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Knee Surgeons (BASK)
British Hip Society (BHS)
General Medical Council
British Medical Association
- Ludlow Ward The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt...
- 12:30 - 17:00
- 01691 404307
- Spire Yale Hospital Wrexham Technology Park...
- 17:00 - 19:30
- 01978 268051
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
Please call the Private ward where you have received treatment for advice and guidance.