Mr John Timperley MBChB, FRCS (Ed), DPhil (Oxon)

John Timperley is a hip replacement specialist surgeon. His practice concentrates on primary, complex primary and revision total hip replacements. He has an evidence-based practice concentrating on excellence in surgical technique to get the very best functional result and longevity from joint replacements.

John carried out his postgraduate education in several Centres of Excellence in the United Kingdom including the Exeter Hip Unit under Robin Ling OBE. He was awarded a British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) grant and the John Charnley Research Fellowship to travel to centres of hip and knee arthroplasty excellence in North America as well as a Johnson & Johnson Hip and Knee Fellowship based in Ohio, USA. 

He completed a Ph.D. at the University of Oxford and his research interest continues in the academic Hip Unit in Exeter. He has supervised higher degrees in collaboration with Bath University. He is a member of the Educational advisory board for the Homer Stryker Center based in Mahwah, New Jersey.  He lectures on hip surgery extensively both nationally and internationally.He has been invited to address the National congresses of USA, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Spain, Argentina, Venezuela, Japan, Poland, Saudi Arabia and, for three consecutive years has given Instructional Course lectures at the America Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

John has been elected to the Council of the BOA where he served on Council for 3 years and was then elected Hon. Treasurer of the Association between 2011 and 2014.

He was President of the British Hip Society (2103-2014) and is Chairman of the Exeter Hip Foundation.

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