Richard Carrington

Orthopaedic Surgery

35 years of experience
35 years of experience



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Mr Richard Carrington is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a vast experience in knee and hip surgery. He specialises in knee and hip joint replacement, and his areas of expertise include robotically assisted knee replacement surgery and revision knee surgery.

His NHS practice is at the world-renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, where he has been a consultant since 2003. He qualified from St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1989 and undertook specialist orthopaedic training on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital training program. He completed his training in Harvard University, Boston, USA, where he was a senior joint replacement fellow.

Mr Carrington has a keen academic interest and publishes regularly in peer review journals. He is member of the prestigious Revision Knee Working Group, which has been set up to improve outcomes following revision knee surgery in the UK. He is regularly invited to speak on his areas of expertise both at national and international orthopaedic meetings. He was recognised as one of the top knee replacement surgeons in the country in The Daily Mail’s The Good Doctors Guide.

Special interests

Mr Carrington is a specialist in knee and hip surgery, with particular interests in:

o Knee replacement

o Partial knee replacement

o Robotically assisted surgery

o Knee arthroscopy

o Knee ligament reconstruction

o Knee articular cartilage transplantation

o Knee sports injuries

o Meniscus & ACL

o Patello-femoral joint disorders

o Hip replacement


Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery

All procedures

  • Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Knee Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Hip Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Joint Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Partial Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Cartilage Surgery (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear Surgery

All conditions

  • Knee Pain
  • Hip and Groin Pain
  • Arthritis (Knee)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Arthritis (Hip)
  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
  • Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip
  • Knee Cyst
  • Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
  • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)




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Registered with

General Medical Council: 3313040


15-17 Lodge Road, London, NW8 7JA

  • Tuesday:
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, WD6 3BS

  • Tuesday:
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday:
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £330

Follow-up appointment: £250


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.88 / 5

Personal care received

4.91 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.9 / 5



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