Professor Richard Field

PhD, FRCS(Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon – Specialising in Hip Surgery

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, St George’s University of London
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust

Professor Richard Field is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in the management of hip-related problems. He is the UK’s most experienced surgeon in anterior (DAA) hip replacement. He is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at St George’s University of London. His NHS clinical practice is undertaken solely at the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC), where he was the Director of Research from 2004-2021. 

Professor Field completed his medical training at the Westminster Hospital in 1980. After being awarded a PhD from the University of Cambridge in 1988, he completed his specialist training in Orthopaedics in London, Cambridge and Melbourne. He was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at St Helier Hospital, Surrey in 1994 and moved to SWLEOC in 2004. Professor Field has served as a board member of the British Hip Society (BHS) and as a board member and President of the International Society for Hip Preservation Surgery (ISHA). He is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery (JHPS) and as the HCA chair for National Joint Registry (NJR) surgeon audit. 

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