Professor Philip Turner

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Professional biography

Professor Turner has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon based at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport since 1990.  He is the senior surgeon in the department and specialises in all aspects of knee surgery having established a nationally recognised knee unit

He is a Council Member of the British Orthopaedic Association, Chairman of the BOA Training Standards Committee and is a member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee, a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine and member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.

He has previously been the NW orthopaedic Training Programme Director, head of the NW School of Surgery and Chair of the Confederation of Post-Graduate Schools of Surgery.  He was awarded a Silver Clinical Excellence Award in 2015.

He is active in promoting research and service organisation in his role as a domain clinical lead in the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre and holds an Honorary Professorship in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Salford.

His clinical interests are in sports injuries of the knee, complex knee ligament reconstructions, the arthritic knee in younger patients, disorders of the patello-femoral joint and the failed knee replacement.  He regularly performs arthroscopy, ACL reconstructions and meniscus repairs as well as more complex procedures on elite and professional athletes.

Consultant Profile

  • Language: English
  • Qualifications: MB ChB (Hons), FRCS, FRCSEd, FFSEM(UK)

Specialty and expertise

  • Speciality: Knee surgery, Orthopaedic Knee Surgery
  • Sports: All aspects of sports related knee injuries including in the adolescent.

    Knee arthritis in the young adult
  • Research: Knee injuries, outcome measures, quality improvement programmes in elective and trauma related orthopaedics. Research in surgical education

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