Mr Nemandra Sandiford

Personal profile

Mr Sandiford is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon based at St Georges University Hospital in central London and the South West Elective Orthopaedic Centre in Epsom. He specialises in hip and knee replacements and treating painful or failing joint replacements.

He qualified at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados in 2000. His basic training in Orthopaedics and Hip and Knee reconstruction started in London on the South East Thames rotation and the London Hip Unit under the mentorship of Miss Sarah Muirhead-Allwood. He undertook specialist training in hip and knee surgery subsequently in world renowned institutions in Vancouver (under the mentorship of Professors Duncan, Garbuz, Masri and Greidanus), Exeter, Nijmegen and London. He was awarded a Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Fellowship in 2014 and a British Hip Society Travelling Fellowship in 2016 as well as the prestigious American British Canadian (ABC) Travelling Fellowship in October 2017.

Conditions assessed and treated:

  • Arthritis of the Hip
  • Arthritis of the Knee
  • Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery) of the knee
  • Painful or failed/loose hip and knee replacements
  • Infected hip and knee replacement
  • Sporting injuries about the hip, pelvis and knee

Professional Memberships

  • The Royal Society of Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The British Orthopaedic Association
  • The Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
  • The British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine (BASEM)
  • The British Hip Society
  • The European Hip Society
  • The British Orthopaedic Research Society
  • The Caribbean Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons


Clinical Interests

Mr Sandiford’s clinical and research interests have focused around hip and knee reconstruction. He has published widely and presents regularly at national and international meetings on implant design, surgical techniques, clinical outcome and return to function and sporting activity after joint replacement surgery.

He was also awarded a Masters degree with Merit in Sports and Exercise Medicine at the University of Wales Institute in Cardiff.

He is involved in steering groups which focus on improving the quality of surgical care and training medical students, junior doctors and fellows.

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