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Mr Tim Waters

Mr Tim Waters, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedics

Name, qualifications:

Tim Waters MB BS, MRCS(Eng), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practising at:

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Trauma and Orthopaedics


Hip and knee surgery

Special clinical interests:

All aspects of hip and knee surgery, including: complex & revision joint replacements, patient specific instrumentation, arthroscopy, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, chrondal grafting. Trochanteric pain syndrome

Current posts:

Mr Waters is Clinical Director for Trauma and Orthopaedics at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust where he is also lead for Undergraduate Surgical training (University College London) and Associate Professor (St George's University)

Year of first medical qualification:

MBBS London 1995

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Contact details:


Professional profile

Mr Waters qualified from University College London Medical school in 1995. He underwent specialist training on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Specialist Registrar rotation. He subsequently spent a year in Australia on the prestigious Sydney Hip & Knee Surgeons’ international fellowship.

Mr Waters sees and treat many orthopaedic conditions and fractures. His sub-specialty interests are hip and knee surgery; including knee an hip replacement, partial knee replacement, arthroscopy (keyhole surgery), ligament reconstruction, osteotomy (knee re-alignment), hip resurfacing and revision (redo) joint replacements.

Personal profile

Mr Waters is involved in research looking into the life-span of hip and knee replacements and the design of new implants. He continues to publish and present research at international meetings. The little free time he has is spent with his family, travelling, various sporting activities, playing/recording music and collecting guitars.

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