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London's Only Specialist Hip Unit

The Hip Unit provides a dedicated service to patients with hip problems. We have a reputation for excellent standards of hip surgery and expertise, supported by superb nursing and physiotherapy specialising in hip conditions.

Part of St John & St Elizabeth Hospital, the Hip Unit benefits from state-of-the-art surgical facilities. Our specialist Consultants offers expert diagnosis, intervention and aftercare.

The unit is overseen by one of the top Consultant Orthopaedic Hip Surgeons in the UK.

About our hip specialists

The Hip Unit is based at the highly respected, St John & St Elizabeth Hospital in London’s picturesque St John’s Wood.

The Hospital’s standards for orthopaedic care and treatment are unrivalled. Our dedicated hip clinic has access to the latest technologies and state of the art private facilities.

Central to our philosophy is the belief that hip replacement surgery does not have to be debilitating. London Hip Specialists is successful in getting most hip patients back walking on the same day as surgery. On average, patients are discharged within two days after surgery.

Our hip services

We are able to draw on the exceptional resources and expertise of St John and St Elizabeth Hospital. The Hip Unit works within the Hospital’s orthopaedic department which utilises a number of consultant orthopaedic surgeons working across many disciplines.

Our unit is supported by state-of-the-art operating theatres, physiotherapy, X-ray, ultrasound, CT and MRI scanning.

To learn more about our support services, please visit the following sections of the website:

Make an enquiry

If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information, get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 0207 078 3811.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have health insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa Health, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation before any treatment, and in most cases you will also require a referral letter from your GP.

If you are not registered with a GP, we have an in-house private GP practice you can use. Alternatively, we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstances.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRIs, a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

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    Our charity

    St John & St Elizabeth Hospital is a charity, which means that every time you come here for a treatment, you are helping someone less fortunate than yourself.

    Our aim is to care for the sick, whilst using the profits we make to fund our on-site hospice and clinics. We aim to make sure patients receive the support and treatment they need in an environment that is safe and secure, offering the very highest standards of care to all who seek it.

    As a charity, we must operate on a not-for-profit basis and our assets are used for charitable purposes.

    Careers

    Whether you’re looking for clinical, corporate or operational roles, take the next step in your career at St John & St Elizabeth Hospital.

    We pride ourselves on the close-knit community we have at the Hospital, and the development and happiness of our staff. Join a feel-good environment that provides you with opportunities to develop your expertise.

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