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Orthopaedics

Mr Rohan Rajan
Mr Rohan Rajan
Mr Rohan A Rajan MBBS (Lon) MSc FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Tr & Orth) Hon. Professor of orthopaedics (UKM)

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, paediatric orthopaedic clinical lead.

Adult foot and ankle surgery, paediatric orthopaedics, deformity correction, limb lengthening.

Contact details

Jane Lea
07773 999089 or 07584 486630

Email
janelea@btinternet.com

Mr David Clarke
Mr David Clarke
Mr David Clark MbChb BMed Sci (orthopaedics and bioengineering) FRCS FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant orthopaedic and upper limb surgeon

All shoulder and elbow conditions, arthroscopic shoulder surgery, shoulder and elbow replacements,and upper limb fractures and sports injuries 

Contact details

Private secretary- Joy Cooper
01332 511506

Royal Derby Hospital secretary - Sarah
01332 783061

Mr Guido Geutjens
Mr Guido Geutjens
Mr Guido G Geutjens MD FRCS (Orth)

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon

Knee ligament reconstruction, arthroscopy, complex knee surgery and knee replacement. Extensive experience particularly in sports related knee and ankle injuries, knee replacements and osteotomies around the knee.

Special interests include cartilage resurfacing procedures, meniscal cartilage repair and arthritis in the younger patient.

Contact details

Private secretary- Mrs J Cooper
01332 511506

Royal Derby Hospital secretary - Miss A Mighty
01332 787552

Mr James Hutchinson
Mr James Hutchinson

Mr James William Hutchinson MA (Oxon) MBBChir FRCS (Orth)

Consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon

Mr Hutchinson trained at Queens College, University of Oxford for preclinical medical student training and the University of Cambridge for clinical training. General orthopaedic training followed at Nottingham and Derby Hospitals after which, he attained a 12 month fellowship in Perth, Western Australia.

Elective orthopaedic interests focus on the hip and knee and he performs between 250-315 hip and knee replacements per year, a significant proportion of these being complex joint revision procedures or referrals of difficult cases from colleagues in Derby and the surrounding area. Mr Hutchinson performs all aspects of open and keyhole knee surgery other than ligament reconstruction. He is trained in computer navigated joint replacement for complex cases. He also sees patients with sport related and lower limb problems, particularly involving the hip, groin and knee.

Contact details

Private secretary - Joy Cooper
Tel: 01332 511506 Email: joymedsec@hotmail.com

Royal Derby Hospital secretary - Cheryl Spencer
Tel: 01332 783048 Email: Cheryl.spencer@nhs.net

Mr Zdenek Klezl
Mr Zdenek Klezl
Mr Zdenek Klezl MD Phd

Consultant orthopaedic, spinal and trauma surgeon. Clinical lead for spinal surgery

Mr Klezl is heavily involved in the AOSpine organisation (www.aospine.org) as international faculty on spinal courses throughout the world. He is AO Foundation Trustee and member of AOSpine United Kingdom Chapter. He is also senior lecturer at the Charles’ University in Prague.

His main interest is spinal surgery and involves mainly instrumented procedures from anterior and posterior approaches covering: Disectomy for lumbar disc herniations using microscope. Instrumented (with metal implants) and non-instrumented lumbar decompressions. Tumour resection throughout the spine from anterior and posterior approaches. Cervical artificial disc replacement, fusion, laminoplasty and vertebral body resections. Reconstructions of vertebral bodies in osteporotic fractures with bone cement- vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty and vertebral stenting.

Contact details

Jane Worthington
01332 787558

Mr John Rowles
Mr John Rowles
Mr John Rowles BM BS B MedSci, FRCS DM FRCS (Orth) 

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon

Traditional general orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in hip and knee replacements, knee arthroscopies and foot and ankle surgery. All prosthesis used are tried and tested and have an excellent success rate. Following the M1 Kegworth air crash on 8th January 1989, Mr Rowles collated clinical material and documented the injuries sustained by the victims. He contributed to the ‘Crash Brace’ position currently used by the aircraft industry.

Private secretary - Julie Rowles
Tel: 01332 674671 Email: john.rowles@orthopaedicconsultant.info

Royal Derby Hospital secretary - Michelle Bradley
01332 783058

Mr Raj Bommireddy
Mr Raj Bommireddy
Mr Raj Bommireddy FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Trauma & Ortho), MS (Ortho), MCh (Neurosurgery)

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon

Expertise in spinal surgery, in particular, trauma, tumours and degenerative conditions of the spine. Spinal microsurgery for common conditions like disc prolapse causing sciatica and radiculopathy in the upper limbs. Special interest in managing conditions like spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis. Keen interest in cervical spine surgery, disectomy fusions, artificial disc replacements and decompression for spinal cord compression.

Contact details

Private secretary
01332 898255
or
07709 569268

Email
derbyspine@googlemail.com

Mr Peter Howard FRCS

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Howard trained in Leicester, with post-graduate training in Nottingham, Derby and Birmingham before being appointed consultant in Derby in 1991. He has a special interest in joint replacement in the lower limb and carries out over 250 primary hip and knee replacements per year, including complex reconstructions and also revision hip replacements.

He also carries out surgery for hip impingement, arthroscopic knee surgery and foot surgery. In addition, he performs children’s surgery.

Mr Howard has a particular interest in the long term outcome of joint replacements and is closely involved in the National Joint Registry.

Contact details

Private Secretary
Jane Lea
01332 347314
janelea@btinternet.com

Royal Derby Hospital Secretary
Margaret Cunningham
01332 783053
margaret.cunningham@derbyhospitals.nhs.uk

 

Mr Robert Straw MBChB, MRCS (Eng), FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Knee and Trauma Surgeon

Specialist interests in sports Injuries including knee ligament reconstruction, arthroscopy and cartilage repair/resurfacing as well as osteotomies around the knee.

Joint replacement experience includes partial and total knee replacements and revision surgery.

Secretary and Contact Details

Royal Derby Hospital Secretary
Sue MacArthur
Tel: 01332 783060

Private Appointments
07846 401566

Email
sue.macarthur@nhs.net