Prof Tim Board

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BSc, MB ChB, MRCS, FRCS(Orth), MSc, MD

Personal profile

Professor Tim Board is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the world renowned Wrightington Hospital, a specialist joint disease hospital and is also a visiting Professor at the University of Manchester.

His main clinical interests are primary and revision hip and knee replacement in all age groups including very young patients. He also performs a large number of hip arthroscopy operations. Professor Board has a strong academic background having presented over 100 papers at National and International Scientific meetings, he has published over 40 papers in scientific journals and has written numerous book chapters. He is currently supervising a number of PhDs at the University of Manchester.

He regularly participates as faculty in numerous National and International meetings on Hip Arthroplasty and Hip Arthroscopy.

Professor Board is also a research advisor for NHS Blood and Transplant and sits on the Research and Development Committee at Wrightington. His main research themes include bone grafting, tissue engineering, modelling of hip impingement and new implant assessment. He is a regular reviewer for a number of high profile orthopaedic scientific journals.

He has received numerous awards and scholarships throughout his training including: ARC grant(1992), Peter Mallimson Bursary(2003), Treloars/Gauvain Fellowship(2004), Sir Harry Platt Fellowship(2005), AO Fellowship(2006) British Hip Society European Fellowship(2007) and most recently the highly prestigious American Travelling Hip Fellowship (2011).

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Clinical Interests

  • Hip replacement

  • Revision Hip replacement

  • Hip Arthroscopy

  • Knee replacement

  • Knee revision

Professional Membership

  • British Hip Society

  • British Orthopaedic Association

  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy

  • International Corail Faculty

  • British Orthopaedic Research Society

  • European Hip Society

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