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Andy Hamer: MB ChB MD FRCS(Orth)

Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery

Qualifications: MB ChB MD FRCS(Orth)
Year Qualified: 1987
Position: Consultant Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon
Orthopaedic Speciality: Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery
Memberships: President of the British Hip Society, British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), European Hip Society, British Orthopaedic Research Society
Hospital: Claremont Hospital
NHS Base: Northern General Hospital
Medical Secretary: Natasha Woodhouse
Contact Telephone Number: 0114 263 2115
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Andy Hamer was a medical student in Bristol, where he first developed his interest in Orthopaedic Surgery. He then moved to a registrar post in Sheffield where he has stayed since. He was awarded an MD from the University of Sheffield for his work on allograft bone strength in revision hip surgery in 1997. He was then awarded a Wishbone Trust travelling fellowship in 1997, and spent his fellowship in Melbourne, Australia in 1997-1998 furthering his subspeciality training. He was appointed as a consultant to the Northern General Hospital in 1998 with a special interest in hip and knee arthroplasty and revision surgery.

He was the previous Training Programme Director for the South Yorkshire registrar training programme and sat on the Specialist Advisory Committee at the Royal College of Surgeons, advising on training issues. He is an examiner for the FRCS (Orth) exam for trainees completing their training.

He was elected to be Vice President of the British Hip Society in March 2019 and will become President in 2020.

He has an active role in research into hip and knee replacement surgery. He is married with three daughters, and enjoys outdoor pursuits including sailing and motorsport.

Medical Secretary - Natasha Woodhouse

"Three months after my surgery and I am fully recovered and have no pains or problems - life is good! Thank you"   - Three month after total hip replacement surgery ( Hip and Knee Replacement )

"Many thanks for my new knee…I had my operation at Claremont…The nursing and physiotherapy care was very good…Thank you for yours and your anaesthetist’s care"   - Three months after total knee replacement ( Hip and Knee Replacement )

"Thank you for your expertise in replacing my old knee replacement and so giving me the use of a good walking leg after many years of struggling"   - Six months after revision knee replacement surgery ( Hip and Knee Replacement )

"The surgeon and his team gave me one hundred per cent attention and made me feel very relaxed during my operation. I am pleased with the success of my knee replacement and definitely feel the benefits"   - Two months after total knee replacement ( Hip and Knee Replacement )

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