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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 then 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 medical insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa PPP, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation for any treatment and, in most cases, you will require a referral letter from your GP.

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

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRI’s 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

    The Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth is a charity, meaning every time you visit here for treatment you are helping someone less fortunate than yourself.

    Our aim is to help care for the sick, whilst putting back profits from our world-renowned organisation to fund our on-site hospice and clinics. Our key objectives are to make sure that patients receive the support and treatment they need in an environment that is safe and secure, offering the very highest standards of care to whoever seeks 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 operations roles, take the next step in your career at St John & St Elizabeth hospital.

    We pride ourselves on the family-feeling we have at the Hospital and the development and happiness of our staff. We want to give you the opportunity to work in a feel-good environment that provides you with the opportunity to develop your expertise.

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