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Orthopaedic Unit

Our expert team of private orthopaedic Consultants, surgeons and specialists are here to serve you with the best treatment options for injuries and conditions of the musculoskeletal system. We understand that orthopaedic issues can have a negative effect on your quality of life and limit your daily activities, so we assess, treat and manage the entire spectrum of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal problems all in one place.

St John & St Elizabeth Hospital is one of the leading private orthopaedic clinics in the UK, providing a complete clinical service for the entire spectrum of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions, including rheumatology and sports medicine. The Orthopaedic Unit is ready to welcome you today.


Our team

The Orthopaedic Unit  is one of the country’s leading private orthopaedic clinics, providing a complete clinical service for the assessment, treatment and management of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal problems, including rheumatology and sports medicine. Orthopaedics refers to treatments involving the musculoskeletal system — the system that enables physical movement using the muscles and skeleton.

Our team of expert orthopaedic Consultants and physicians offer the highest standards of medical and surgical care using cutting-edge procedures within our state-of-the-art unit. We have experience performing thousands of procedures and will advise you of the most appropriate treatment option to achieve the best possible outcome and lowest chance of recurrence.

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Your private Orthopedic Unit

The team at our Orthopedic Unit is highly skilled and has a national and international reputation for exemplary treatment of all sports injuries and we work with many Olympic athletes. The clinic is led by the UK’s top sports injury doctors who are supported by first-class operating theatres, physiotherapy and imaging.

We aim to be the best facility available for patients with musculoskeletal disorders and problems like sports injuries, rheumatic diseases, joint replacement, osteoarthritis, spine care, pain associated with ageing and more. Book an appointment to see our orthopaedic team today.

Common musculoskeletal problems we treat

  • Sporting injuries
  • Rheumatic conditions that affect joints, tendons, ligaments, bones and muscles
  • Rheumatic diseases like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), lupus, spondyloarthritis and fibromyalgia
  • Trauma to the neck, spine, shoulder, hand, wrist, ankle and knee
  • Pains and conditions associated with ageing
  • Joint replacement and reconstruction surgeries and more.

No one likes living in pain. Visit us today so that you can get your quality of life back. Our world-class team works together to provide a complete and coordinated assessment and treatment service in a clean and safe environment for all our patients. Our private orthopaedic Consultants, rheumatologists, sports physicians and podiatrists are fully supported by teams of Consultant musculoskeletal radiologists, specialist radiographers, physiotherapists and nursing staff.


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 3891.

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. 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.

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