Mr Simon Mellor

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Qualifications BSc(Hons), MB ChB, M.Phil, FRCS(Orth)

  • Year of qualification 1992

  • GMC number 3617115

  • Main NHS base Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals)

About Mr Simon Mellor

Mr Simon Mellor is the Lead for the Hip and Knee Unit at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and he has worked in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery since 1996. He qualified in 1992 from Manchester University Medical School, and in 2003-4 he undertook two Orthopaedic Fellowships in Melbourne Australia specialising in hip and knee surgery.

Mr Mellor is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK). He has gained experience in computer navigation and patient-specific jigs for knee replacement surgery, and he also has an interest in accelerated rehabilitation after joint replacement surgery. He undertakes all types of soft tissue knee surgery, including patellar stabilisation, meniscal repair, realignment Osteotomy surgery, cruciate ligament reconstruction and multi-ligament reconstruction.

Mr Mellor is one of the UK’s most prominent anterior approach hip replacement surgeons, having utilised this muscle-sparing technique for hip replacements since 2012. He has lectured locally and nationally and is a reference centre for training the technique to other surgeons. His work has been featured in the UK press and online media.

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