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Hip | Young Adult Hip

Peter Wall

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Contact: 0121 685 4000 Extension: 55339

Peter is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in young adult hip surgery at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. Peter was born and went to school in North Yorkshire. He attended medical school at the University of Birmingham where he graduated with Honours.

As a Junior Doctor his training included working as an Anatomy Demonstrator at Newcastle University Medical School. He  completed his Orthopaedic Specialist Registrar training in the West Midlands with placements including: University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, Warwick and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham. During his training he took a period out of programme to complete a PhD at Warwick University Medical School with a thesis on treatments for femoroacetabular Impingement of the hip.

He gained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery) in February 2017 and obtained his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in 2018. He completed post CCT specialist fellowship training at recognised centres of excellence and tertiary referral for hip disorders with: The Exeter Hip Unit at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and The Young Adult Hip Unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London. He has gained experience and specialist training in hip arthroscopy, pelvic acetabular osteotomy (PAO), femoral osteotomy, hip resurfacing, hip replacement and redo (revision) hip replacement surgery using both cemented and uncemented hip implants.

Peter was appointed Associate Professor of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery at Warwick University Medical School and Consultant at University Hospital, Coventry in September 2019. He has decided to focus on full time clinical practice and in April 2021 was appointed as a Consultant at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital with a specialist interest in young adult hip surgery.

Peter’s research interests are the clinical effectiveness and safety of musculoskeletal interventions. He was a co-investigator for the NIHR-HTA funded UK FASHIoN Study a multi-centre trial examining the effectiveness of hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement and has completed a NIHR funded postdoctoral fellowship examining the safety of using a tourniquet in knee replacement surgery. He is currently Co-Chief Investigator with Professor Davis for the NIHR-HTA funded RACER-Hip Study; a multi-centre trial examining clinical effectiveness of robotic assisted total hip replacement surgery.