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Orthopaedics Fitzrovia Hospital

What is Orthopaedics?

Orthopaedics is a branch of medicine that aims to treat issues impacting the musculoskeletal (MSK) system, bones, muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments.

The Orthopaedic Department at Fitzrovia Hospital is dedicated to providing comprehensive, patient-centred care for a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. Our team of highly skilled and experienced orthopaedic surgeons, physicians, and therapists use the latest technology and evidence-based practices to diagnose, treat, and manage conditions affecting bones, joints, muscles, and ligaments. Whether it's a joint replacement or a sports injury, our team is committed to delivering personalized and effective care to help you get back on your feet as soon as possible.

Orthopaedic care at the Fitzrovia Hospital

Conditions cared for include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ligament/soft tissue injury 
  • Knee ligament injuries such as Acl or MCL 
  • Tendon injury 
  • Fractures
  • Dislocation
  • Dysplasia
  • Impingement

Hip conditions cared for include:

  • Acetabular (hip socket) fractures
  • Hip arthritis
  • Loosening and pain from a previous hip replacement
  • Avascular necrosis of the hip
  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Snapping iliotibial band syndrome and lateral hip pain
  • Osteitis pubis/Adductor problems
  • Tendonitis

Surgical treatments for hip arthritis include:

  • Total or partial joint replacement surgery
  • Hip preservation surgeries
  • Joint fusion (arthrodesis)

Investigations and treatments include:

Nonsurgical treatments: 

  • activity modification (reducing or stopping activities that cause pain)
  • weight loss (to reduce strain on the joint)
  • physical therapy
  • NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication drugs) such as:
  • ibuprofen (Advil)
  • naproxen (Aleve)
  • Cox-2 inhibitors such as celecoxib (Celebrex)
  • corticosteroid injections

Mr Kristian Kley - Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Kristian Kley talks about the different approaches to hip replacement and how outcomes are measured.

Meet the team of Orthopaedic surgeons at the Fitzrovia Hospital


Contact Us

Give us a call or drop by, we endeavour to answer all enquiries within 24 hours.

The Fitzrovia Hospital

13-14 Fitzroy Square



Telephone: 0207 034 3300

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Opening hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 8pm

Car parking facilities in Fitzrovia square are restricted. We advise that patients are dropped off immediately outside the main entrance to the hospital. Car parking facilities can be found several minutes away adjacent to the Holiday Inn where there is a public car park. Address: Carburton St, London W1W 5EE. A map can be found here.

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