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Profile of Peter McLardy-Smith

Peter McLardy-Smith

Mr Peter McLardy-Smith MA FRC

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialty: Hip and knee surgery

Special interests: Arthritis, surgery of the hip and knee, joint replacement, revision surgery.

Peter's undergraduate training was in Oxford and St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. He returned to Oxford and then Bristol for his postgraduate training in general surgery.

He was appointed as the clinical lecturer in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Oxford to complete his specialist orthopaedic training at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

In 1985 he was awarded the first John Charnley scholarship, enabling him to work for one year in a research/clinical fellowship at the University of Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France where he furthered his specialist interest in hip and knee arthritis surgery.

In 1987 he was appointed as a consultant surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford to work solely in the field of hip and knee arthritis and revision surgery. He has developed a particularly broad experience in the fields of metal on metal resurfacing of the hip, revision hip surgery and the management of peri-prosthetic infections.

Peter is an honorary clinical lecturer in orthopaedic surgery to the University of Oxford and has published widely in his field. He has travelled extensively, as an invited guest, to teach, present original data and operate in North and South America, the Middle East, Asia and Australia as well as Europe.