Welcome to my Website


Andrew Thomas


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon:

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham


Honorary Associate Clinical Professor:

The University of Birmingham


Hunterian Professor of Surgery 2020:

The Royal College of Surgeons




This site provides information on my Professional and academic activities in Orthopaedic Surgery and my medico-legal work.


It has my contact details and patient information on the operations that I have expertise in.



Some great people from the history of Orthopaedics:

The anatomical studies of Leonardo da Vinci, from around 1510, are one of the great achievements of the Italian renaissance.  His work helped to lay the foundations of modern scientific medicine, and orthopaedics in particular


Pioneering Orthopaedic Surgeon Professor Sir John Charnley using the lathe in his workshop at home. John Charnley radically changed the treatment of hip arthritis with his total hip replacement designed in the early 1960s. 


Mr Mike Freeman of The London Hospital sitting with Dr John Insall  (right) of The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York in Mike Freeman's garden in about 1980.  These two individuals were responsible for working out questions of design, balance and alignment which are the basis of all good modern Total Knee Replacements.