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Mr Richard Carrington is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery. His areas of expertise include hip and knee replacement surgery, knee surgery for injuries including cartilage (meniscal) tears and cruciate ligament ruptures, and cartilage transplantation.

Mr Carrington qualified as a doctor in 1989, after training at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School in London. He completed his specialist orthopaedic surgical training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex, and he was a lecturer at the Institute of Orthopaedics at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital for two years towards the end of his training programme.

Mr Carrington was appointed as a Consultant to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in 2003. Prior to taking up the appointment, he completed Specialist Fellowship training in hip and knee surgery at Harvard, Boston, USA.

Mr Carrington continues to have a keen academic interest, and regularly publishes papers of scientific interest in medical journals. He is also an enthusiastic teacher, and is invited to speak on his areas of expertise both at national and international orthopaedic meetings. In addition, Mr Carrington runs five courses a year at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, where he trains junior surgeons in various hip and knee surgery techniques.