Leaders in private orthopaedic care

Consultant appointments confirmed within 24 hours

  • All appointments are confirmed within one working day, so there’s no waiting to know when you will see a consultant
  • If you need medical imaging or scans, these can be arranged for the same day as your consultant appointment
  • Consultants across 10 specialist orthopaedic areas of medicine
  • We’re proud to be no.1 in London for private orthopaedic care

Getting the right specialist for your injury or pain

Our orthopaedic specialists are experts in treating all types of joint and muscle injury and pain. Whether you have an acute sports injury, chronic back pain or are experiencing ongoing joint discomfort, our consultants are focused on improving your everyday quality of life. Across our HCA UK locations, we connect you with a consultant relevant to your condition, whether it is a soft tissue specialist or a joint reconstruction or replacement specialist.

With access to our network of orthopaedic consultants who are specialists in their specific field there’s no waiting to confirm an appointment.  We confirm appointments immediately or within 24 hours.

Call us today on 020 3214 3424

Our extensive range orthopaedic services

Spine - From lower back pain, to prolapsed discs, spinal stenosis, fractures, and deformity we provide highly specialised care for both complex and common spinal injuries

Hip and pelvis - We offer a wide range of surgical and non-surgical hip treatments for people of all ages including hip impingement treatment, hip replacements and revisions

Knee - Our expert knee surgeons provide management of all knee conditions, from meniscal repair and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction to total knee replacements

Foot and ankle - Our foot and ankle specialists offer diagnosis and treatment to patients with injuries ranging from ankle instability, achilles tendon and bunions to replacement joints

Shoulder and elbows – Upper limbs can be difficult to diagnose, however, our specialists will offer clarity and solutions to a range of conditions from tennis elbow to rotator cuff repair

Hand and wrist - End-to-end specialist care for conditions ranging from fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome to arthritis

Paediatric and adolescent orthopaedics - From more routine issues such as flat foot and its influence on biomechanics to complex spinal conditions including scoliosis

Peripheral nerve - Our dedicated peripheral nerve specialists will work closely with our other joint specialists to provide treatment solutions and input to complex cases

Sport and exercise medicine - Our renowned sports and exercise medicine consultants treat everyone from high performance athletes to people with damage from recreational physical activity

Trauma and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation – Our programs are individually designed for those who have suffered major orthopaedic trauma such as road traffic accidents or extreme sports and require surgical treatment and/or specialist rehabilitation


The benefits of choosing HCA UK

  • Unrivalled access to specialists
    Access to specialist consultants across 10 different disciplines of orthopaedic care, meaning you’ll see the right expert who understands your symptoms
  • Every imaging modality available
    Our network of over 20 diagnostic centres allows us to offer the full range of scans to accurately diagnose any orthopaedic injury or pain, including the latest low radiation, weight bearing x-ray for children. Every scan or x-ray is reported by a specialist musculoskeletal radiologist
  • Same-day imaging and appointments
    You can have your diagnostic scan on the same day as your consultant appointment, so you don’t have to take any more time out of your schedule
  • Leaders in orthopaedic care
    We are no.1 in London for private orthopaedic care*. We see more patients than other private hospitals as well as undertaking more hip and joint replacement surgeries
  • Patients trust us
    Our experience tells us one size doesn’t fit all and that’s why 97% of our orthopaedic patients rate us as very good or excellent. In fact, 99% said they are likely or very likely to recommend us to their family and friends for orthopaedic care (2023 patient satisfaction survey results).
* Based on national private orthopaedic volumes for 12 months, as reported by PHIN (Private Healthcare Information Network)


Andrew's story - Knee replacement using the Mako robot

Andrew Reynolds, a 64-year old golf professional, from Kent spent most of his life playing golf. He started swinging a golf club at the age of 12. However, a serious tear in Andrew's left knee damaged his mobility and threatened to keep him off the course for good.

Read more about his knee replacement surgery.

Groundbreaking treatments, world-class facilities and specialist teams

Our orthopaedic consultants are leaders in the 10 specialist fields and we support them by investing heavily in the latest medical equipment to create the best possible outcomes for your treatment. 

At The Portland Hospital, our state-of-the-art EOSedgeTM low dose X-ray machine offers advanced scanning and is particularly suited to children with musculoskeletal conditions. 

Our consultants also have use of robotic-assisted surgery tools (MAKO and Globus spinal robot) and custom implants for joint replacement surgeries which help to deliver more precision and a faster recovery.

If surgery is required, our orthopaedic and spinal centres are based across London Bridge Hospital, The Princess Grace Hospital, The Wellington Hospital, The Lister Hospital and The Portland Hospital, our centre for paediatric orthopaedic and spinal care.

Outside of London, our orthopaedic network and specialist care extends to The Wilmslow Hospital in Cheshire and in the West Midlands at The Harborne Hospital.

Booking your appointment

  1. To book your HCA UK appointment, either complete our online form or call 020 3214 3424 
  2. Remember if you have a referral letter, have it to hand to confirm your orthopaedic consultant appointment
  3. If we can’t confirm if straight away, we’ll get back to you via phone or email within 24 hours

Call 020 3214 3424

Diagnostic centres

Before any treatment can be recommended, you will need to have a diagnostic scan. At HCA UK, we have the full range of orthopaedic scanners from X-ray, ultrasound, MRI, CT, SPECT and Dexa

It will be after your initial appointment, you’ll be sent for a scan, if required. We have over 20 diagnostic centres which means we can offer appointments on the same day of your appointment.  



Central: 16 Devonshire Street, 30 Devonshire Street, 154 Harley Street, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH)

North London: Platinum Medical Centre, Elstree Diagnostic Centre, Golders Green Outpatients & Diagnostics Centre

The City: Docklands Medical Centre, 31 Old Broad Street, HCA UK at The Shard

West London: Chiswick Medical Centre

South London: King’s Road Chelsea, Sydney Street Chelsea



The Princess Grace Hospital, The Wellington Hospital, The Portland Hospital, The Lister Hospital, London Bridge Hospital and The Harley Street Clinic



The Wilmslow Hospital



The Harborne Hospital

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