Profile of Andrew Price


Andrew Price
Full name
Professor Andrew Price
MA D.Phil FRCS (Orth)
Job title
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialty
Knee surgery
Special interests
Management of arthritis in the young, cartilage repair techniques, knee replacement surgery, arthroscopy and knee ligament reconstruction.

Professor Andrew Price is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and Reader in Musculoskeletal Science at the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Oxford. His undergraduate training was at Cambridge University and St Thomas' Hospital in London. He studied for a PhD as a postgraduate student at the University of Oxford and completed his orthopaedic surgical training in Oxford, based at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. He is a Fellow of Worcester College (Oxford), where he is Director of Studies for Clinical Medicine.

Professor Price works specifically as a Consultant Knee Surgeon treating all paediatric and adult knee conditions. He has completed specialist fellowship training in knee surgery in Melbourne Australia. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Association for Surgery of the Knee and the International Cartilage Repair Society. He performs surgical treatments for all knee conditions including total and partial knee replacement, osteotomy, revision knee replacement, keyhole arthroscopy, cruciate ligament reconstruction, patella stabilisation and cartilage repair techniques.

Professor Price has a special interest in treating cartilage problems within the young adult knee and has set up a cartilage repair service at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. As part of this he introduced the technique of autologous cartilage implantation to the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

Professor Price has developed a programme of Musculoskeletal Research at the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Botnar Research Centre. His interests lie in investigating the progression of osteoarthritis, methods of cartilage repair, phenotype specific joint replacement and the outcome of orthopaedic intervention in young adults.

Many of the hospital consultants work with the University of Oxford's Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) on clinical trials and research studies, investigating a wide range of diseases of the musculoskeletal system. 

Professor Price is also a partner in the Oxford Knee Group.

For information on Professor Price's research studies and publications visit the NDORMS website.