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Mr LeeTaylor, Orthopaedic Surgeon, FRCS(London)

Professional Training and
Clinical Priorities

Mr Lee Taylor, Specialist Hip & Knee Surgery in West Sussex & HampshireLee Taylor provides a highly experienced, expert service in his NHS and Private Practice. The practice is based on over 20 years experience as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, incorporating modern technologies but with a sound evidence base.

He qualified from the Middlesex Hospital in London. His specialist training was at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London and he completed a Fellowship in reconstructive hip and knee surgery (replacement and ligament reconstruction) at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia.

His main postgraduate academic achievement was being awarded the Jacksonian Prize and a Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Roles of Responsibility: Mr Taylor has been the Clinical Director for Orthopaedics at St Richards Hospital and the Integrated Clinical Lead for Orthopaedic Surgery for the combined Chichester and Worthing Trusts.

Professional Indemnity and Data Protection: Mr Taylor has full Private Indemnity cover and is registered under the Data Protection Act.

Topics of high importance

Infection: Mr Taylor is the Chairman of the Infection Control Committee for the Chichester Nuffield Hospital. He has an extremely low infection rate in hip and knee replacement and has not had an infection in his private practice for over 10 years.

Dislocation: Mr Taylor has not had a dislocation in a primary hip replacement in his private practice for over 15 years. He sits on the Medical Advisory Committee at the Chichester Nuffield that monitors all of the hospitals complications.

Enhanced Recovery and Pain Relief: Mr Taylor's practice incorporates the latest techniques of pain control and early mobilisation to keep hospital stay to a safe minimum level. The expected stay for both Hip and Knee replacement is 2-4 days.

Minimal / Small Incision Surgery: Mr Taylor uses the smallest incisions he feels are safe for the operation. There is no evidence that minimal incisions offer any advantage and there are many reports of complications.