Andy Hamer


Andy Hamer

  • Qualifications: MB ChB MD FRCS(Orth)
  • Year Qualified: 1987
  • Position: Consultant Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon
  • Orthopaedic Speciality: Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Memberships: President of the British Hip Society, British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), European Hip Society, British Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Hospital: Claremont Hospital
  • NHS Base: Northern General Hospital
  • Medical Secretary: Natasha Woodhouse
  • Contact Telephone Number: 0114 263 2115
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Andy Hamer was a medical student in Bristol, where he first developed his interest in Orthopaedic Surgery. He then moved to a registrar post in Sheffield where he has stayed since. He was awarded an MD from the University of Sheffield for his work on allograft bone strength in revision hip surgery in 1997. He was then awarded a Wishbone Trust travelling fellowship in 1997, and spent his fellowship in Melbourne, Australia in 1997-1998 furthering his subspeciality training. He was appointed as a consultant to the Northern General Hospital in 1998 with a special interest in hip and knee arthroplasty and revision surgery.

He was the previous Training Programme Director for the South Yorkshire registrar training programme and sat on the Specialist Advisory Committee at the Royal College of Surgeons, advising on training issues. He is a previous examiner for the FRCS (Orth) exam for trainees completing their training and organised the main exams in Sheffield in 2018.

He was elected to be President of the British Hip Society from March 2021-22.

He has an active role in research into hip and knee replacement surgery. He is married with three daughters, and enjoys outdoor pursuits including sailing and motorsport.

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