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Robert Kerry: FRCS (Orth)

Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery

Qualifications: FRCS (Orth)
Year Qualified: 1987
Position: Consultant Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon
Orthopaedic Speciality: Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery
Memberships: British Hip Society
Hospital: Claremont & Thornbury Hospitals
NHS Base: Northern General Hospital
Medical Secretary: Helen Oxley
Contact Telephone Number: 0114 263 2140
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Robert Kerry qualified at The Middlesex Hospital. His surgical training was carried out in Sheffield and he did an arthroplasty fellowship in Vancouver, Canada before being appointed consultant at Sheffield. Bob is currently an active member of the British Hip Society and Clinical Lead for the Northern General Hospital Bone Bank.

Robert Kerry was born in Sheffield and qualified MB, BS at the Middlesex Hospital, London, in 1987.
After House Officer posts in London and Sheffield he did his Basic Surgical Training in Sheffield gaining FRCS(Eng) in 1991. He did his Higher Surgical Training in Orthopaedics on the North Trent Training Scheme gaining his FRCS(Orth) in 1996. In order to pursue his interest in hip and knee arthroplasty he was a Clinical Fellow in the world renowned unit in Vancouver, Canada, supported by the John Charnley Trust from 1997 to 1998. He has been a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Lower Limb Arthroplasty Unit at the Northern General Hospital since 1998. In common with the other members of the Unit his clinical work almost exclusively involves primary and revision arthroplasty of the hip and knee with a special interest in complex cases including those involving infection and massive bone loss.

Bob has published numerous papers in the field.

"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 )

"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 )

"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 )

"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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