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Mr Alexander Anderson


Appointed: 2007

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty: Knee Surgery (secondary)

Department: Orthopaedics

Location: Orthopaedics

Phone: 01709 425302

Email: rgh-tr.anderson.sec@nhs.net


Secretary Phone: 01709 425302

Personal Statement:

Alex Anderson was appointed as an NHS Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at Rotherham General Hospital in 2007 after his training in the North Trent Region. He specialises in knee surgery following higher surgical training knee fellowships in Harrogate and Sheffield.
He treats all aspects of knee surgery in patients of all ages including complex problems from arthroscopy and soft tissue surgery for sports injuries through to arthroplasty (primary and revision). This includes single and multiple ligament reconstruction, meniscal and chondral disorders, unicompartmental (partial) knee replacements and he is involved in an international trial of patient specific instruments (customised) for knee replacement. He continues to develop the service at Rotherham enhancing the departments growing reputation. Alex is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, he is presently a member of a number of orthopaedic societies (BOA, BASK, ISAKOS, ESSKA) and continues to be actively involved in research having published in national and international journals. He enjoys teaching and training junior doctors and future surgeons as faculty on national exam courses arthroscopic workshops. 

ACL reconstruction
Knee Arthroscopy (Keyhole surgery)
Knee Replacement Surgery (primary and revision)
Unicompartmetal Knee Replacement
Osteotomies around the knee
Multiple Ligament Reconstruction (PCL,MCL,LCL,PLC)
Essentially any aspect of knee surgery bar tumour surgery and non-proven (experimental) procedures unless part of an ethically approved clinical research trial.

Clinical interests:
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Knee Arthroplasty (Primary and Revision)
Sports Injuries

Professional memberships:
British Orthopaedic Association
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
International Society of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
Royal College of Surgeons (Ed)