Mr Robert U Ashford MD FRCS (Tr. & Orth.)

Consultant Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgeon


This is the website of Mr Robert U. Ashford MD FRCS(Tr. & Orth.), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the University Hospitals of Leicester and the East Midlands Sarcoma Service.

Mr Ashford is sub-specialist trained in joint reconstruction and bone and soft tissue tumour surgery having undertaken fellowships at both The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, UK and the New South Wales Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Service in Sydney, Australia.


Mr Ashford has been selected by the British Orthopaedic Association for the 2014 American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellowship. The ABC Fellowship is a prestigious, highly competitive and sought-after honour awarded to leaders in the field of orthopaedic surgery. ABC Fellows are chosen every two years and travel to various academic institutions in the United States and Canada. They present their research and act as international ambassadors for the BOA as they learn about healthcare and research in their host countries. Mr Ashford is the first Leicester Surgeon to be named an ABC Fellow.


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