Mr Simon Radcliffe

Consultant Orthopaedic and Knee Surgeon

MBChB, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Orth)

Year qualified:1986


Personal profile

Mr Simon Radcliffe is the most senior of the full time surgeons in Morecambe Bay Health Trust. He has extensive experience in hip trauma, primary and revision hip surgery, primary and revision knee replacement surgery, knee arthroscopic surgery, knee cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery, knee sports injury, including meniscal repair and chondral defect surgery and knee joint preserving osteotomy surgery.

Mr Radcliffe has had over 20 years of experience as a Consultant surgeon at Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmorland General Hospital and  The BMI Lancaster Hospital.

Along with his NHS work Mr Radcliffe conducts private consultations for insured and self-pay patients at The BMI Lancaster Hospital, where he also regularly operates.

He has exceptionally low levels of complications for infections and revision of primary joint replacements of hip and knee, of which he has done over two thousand cases, reflected in his position in the National Joint Register data results and only uses 10A rated prostheses.

Mr Radcliffe understands the importance of follow-up and has an open door policy for post-operative patients, he is known for his compassion and understanding with his patients.

Mr Radcliffe is involved in teaching medical students, junior doctors and orthopaedic trainees, giving lectures to Consultants at local and regional level. He has set up a knee joint preserving osteotomy service within the Morecambe Bay Trust and has ongoing research into hip fracture treatment.

Patient Feedback (patients treated at BMI Lancaster)

JW: "Two knee replacements in 2002 and 2003 by you and still working well today. I am now 98 years young. Thank you again and again."

BB: "Many thanks for your wonderful care giving me 2 matching knees."

RL:  "I would like to thank you for all the care and attention you gave to me during my recent stay in hospital having my hip replaced."

Professional Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Medical Protection Society
  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Clinical Interests

  • Primary & revision hip replacement surgery
  • Primary & revision knee replacement surgery
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery
  • Osteotomies around the knee and joint preservation surgery
  • Knee cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery
  • Lower Limb Trauma

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