Trauma and orthopaedics

Our trauma and orthopaedics department provides:

  • Acute care for patients with musculoskeletal injuries (such as fractures and dislocations)
  • Planned care for patients with bone and joint disorders
  • Care of children with orthopaedic problems and injuries

We offer care for almost the entire range of orthopaedic problems. Our Elective Orthopaedic Centre (EOC) is a recognised as a national centre of excellence.

We are actively involved in training junior surgeons and teaching medical students from St George's Medical School.

Our Hip Fracture Unit at St Helier Hospital is nationally recognised to be in the top 5% of hospitals providing best practice in the treatment of fractured hips.

Outpatient services are offered at St Helier, Epsom and Leatherhead hospitals.

Inpatient services are offered at St Helier and Epsom hospitals as well as the Elective Orthopaedic Centre at Epsom.

Children’s orthopaedic services are provided at Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children (QMHC), with outpatients at Epsom Hospital - our paediatric orthopaedic service is part of a joint service with St George's Hospital Paediatric Orthopaedics Department.

All planned care is being provided at Epsom General Hospital and the EOC. 

All acute emergency care for trauma and musculoskeletal emergencies for children and adults is provided at St Helier Hospital.

Our Trauma and Orthopaedics Team

The Clinical Lead for the Trauma and Orthopaedic service is Mr Ritesh Sharma.

The Clinical Director for the Trauma and Orthopaedic service is Mr Christopher Hulme.

Key staff

Consultant team
  • Ajeya Adhikari
  • Amarjit Anand
  • Markus Baker
  • Will Burgoyne
  • Andrew Cobb
  • Johnathan Craik
  • Feroz Dinah
  • Najab Ellahee
  • Paul Hamilton
  • Christopher Hulme
  • Nicholas Little
  • Kunalan Maruthainar
  • William McClatchie
  • Mark Middleton
  • Vipul Patel
  • Ritesh Sharma
  • Andrea Sott
  • Sohail Yousaf
Service Manager

Julia Cattermole


Contact details

Paediatric Orthopaedics
Tel: 020 8296 3869


Fracture Clinic Administration
Tel: 020 8296 2530


Fracture Liaison Service
Tel: 020 8296 3866


Trauma Co-Ordinator (for trauma admissions)
Tel: 07776 336684


Tel: 020 8296 2319 – St. Helier Hospital
Tel: 01372 735568 – Epsom Hospital

Email: – all St Helier queries – all Epsom queries


Plaster Room
Tel: 020 8296 2200 – St. Helier Hospital


Adult Orthopaedics
Managed by the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC)
General Manager – Alex Whitten
Tel: 01372 735189 (outpatient appointments)

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