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

Consultant Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgeon


Areas of expertise - Knee, Hip, Musculoskeletal Malignancy

Adult Knee Surgery

Arthroscopic surgery of the knee, primary and complex primary total knee replacement.

Adult Hip Surgery

Primary and complex primary hip replacement.

Surgery of Musculoskeletal Malignancy

Management of pathological fractures, benign bone tumours, metastatic malignancy, endoprosthetic replacement and soft tissue sarcomas


Professional Training

London Hospital Medical College (University of London) 1987 - 1992

Surgical Training

Basic Surgical Training 
London and East Anglia

Orthopaedic Higher Surgical Training 
Yorkshire Orthopaedic Rotation

Orthopaedic Fellowships
Orthopaedic Oncology & Lower Limb Arthroplasty
Dr P.D. Stalley
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital,Sydney, Australia.


Joint Reconstruction & Sarcoma Surgery

Messrs S.R. Cannon, T.W.R. Briggs, J.A. Skinner & R.W.J. Carrington & Miss S. Muirhead-Allwood

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore

Mr David Johnstone

Buckinghamshire Hospitals

Higher Surgical Degree

Doctor of Medicine, University of Sheffield, 2011

Thesis: Improving the patient journey in breast cancer metastatic to the skeleton


British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) Travelling Fellowship Award, 2004.
Ethicon Foundation Award, 2005.

Qualifications and Society memberships

Bachelor Medicine & Surgery 1992
Surgical Member Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow 2000
Fellow Royal College Surgeons FRCS(Tr & Orth) 2004 (CCT Trauma Orthopaedic Surgery 10/9/2006)

British Orthopaedic Association
British Orthopaedic Oncology Society

British Association of Surgical Oncology

International Society of Limb Salvage
Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow

British Association of Surgery to the Knee

British Hip Society
European Hip Society

GMC Number 3678668
Professional Indemnity MDU 259150X

Consultant Appointment - 2007 
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Orthopaedic and Sarcoma Surgery
University Hospitals of Leicester
East Midlands Sarcoma Service


Academic Appointment - 2011

Honorary Consultant Lecturer

Academic Orthopaedics, Trauma & Sports Medicine

University of Nottingham

Orthopaedic Appointments & Admitting Rights

Spire Leicester Hospital
Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital

Private Secretary: Pat Rouse 0116 265 3042

NHS Secretarial Contact: 0116 258 5310 A GP referral is required for all NHS appointments


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