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Professor Richard Field

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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director of Research

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Orthopaedics (EOC), Surgery


Richard qualified from the Westminster Hospital in 1980. After junior hospital posts in London, he completed a PhD in Cambridge; where he became a junior Fellow of Magdalene College.

In 1994 Richard was appointed as a consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, with a special interest in hips, at St Helier Hospital. In his early years at St Helier, he introduced hip arthroscopy, hip preserving surgical procedures and many innovations in hip replacement surgery.  He also established a research department and outcomes programme. In 2013 he was awarded a personal Chair at St George’s, University of London in recognition of his work. 

Special interests and treatments

Hip replacement, hip resurfacing, bone conserving mini-hip, primary and revision hip replacement, hip arthroscopy, joint preserving early intervention hip surgery.


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