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Mr Nicholas Wardle - Orthopaedics

Mr Nicholas Wardle is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Essex, Oaks Hospital specialising in hip and knee arthroplasty, hip arthroscopy and periprosthetic hip fractures.

Clinical interests

Primary hip and knee arthroplasty, complex primary and revision hip arthroplasty, hip arthroscopy and periprosthetic hip fractures. Having completed a large portion of his training at the Royal London Hospital, which is a level 1 Trauma centre, he is also experienced in the management of complex trauma patients.            

Academic background

After graduating from St Georges Hospital Medical School, London, in 1998 Mr Wardle completed his basic surgical training and gained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He undertook a two year period of research into advanced bearings in hip replacements at University College London under the mentorship of Professor Haddad.

Having subsequently completed his specialist training in Trauma & Orthopaedics and gained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma & Orthopaedics) on the prestigious Royal London Specialist Registrar Training Rotation in 2011, he then completed a fellowship in complex primary and revision hip arthroplasty at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

He was awarded the competitive travelling fellowship from the British Hip Society in February 2012 and used this opportunity to further his understanding and experience in primary and revision hip arthroplasty surgery at the Charite Hospital in Berlin under the mentorship of Professor Perka.

Mr Wardle is actively engaged in the enhanced recovery programme for his hip and knee replacement patients and strives to develop this further to improve the outcomes for joint replacements.

Professional Memberships

BM, BS, MRCS (Ed), FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Mr Wardle is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Hip Society.

NHS base

Colchester University Hospital

Clinic Times

Wednesday pm/eve

01206 987669