Mr Arthur Stephen BSc, MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Divisional Director for Surgery, Royal Derby Hospital, Chairman of AO UK Principles of Fracture Management Course

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Areas of expertise:

  • Lower limb arthroplasty (Hip and knee replacements)
  • Young adult hip pain
  • Soft tissue hip pain
  • Knee scopes
  • Hip revision surgery
  • Lower limb trauma
  • Medico-legal reports



After training at University College & Middlesex Hospitals School of Medicine, London, Mr Stephen undertook his basic surgical training in Nottingham. Following a year of research into osteoporosis he then went on to specialist training in orthopaedics in the Mid Trent region.

Mr Stephen undertook a sabbatical in Exeter, where the Exeter hip was developed and has also worked in Brisbane, Australia on a hip fellowship. He commenced his consultancy in Derby in 2004 and has been instrumental in developing the Royal Derby Hospital as a reference centre for the use of the Exeter hip replacement.

Other specialist interests:

  • Lower limb arthroplasty with special interest in the hip, including revisions and resurfacing.
  • Mr Stephen is a development panel member for a number of new hip replacement designs with several different companies
  • ‘Patient-matched’ technology for knee replacements.
  • Recovery techniques for faster rehabilitation of patients.


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