Mr Alun John
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and hip specialist
MB BS, FRCS, FRCS (Tr and Orth)
Alun John is a consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Vale Healthcare, and practices at the Vale Hospital and the Cardiff Bay Clinic. Alun's NHS practice is based within Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust. Mr Alun John specialises in all aspects of hip surgery and has a particular interest in hip joint replacement. His hip consultant work involves both primary and revision hip replacement and also hip resurfacing procedures.
Throughout his time in Cardiff, Alun John has developed an interest in hip arthroscopy which is useful for removing loose bodies and dealing with defects of the hip joint surface and surrounding soft tissues of the hip. He also performs total knee replacements.
Mr John has developed a respected private practice delivering private treatment for hip surgery, hip replacement and hip resurfacing at Vale Healthcare, Wales' leading private clinic and private hospital for trauma surgery and orthopaedic surgery.
At undergraduate level, Alun trained at St Bartholomew’s Medical School, London. He undertook training in Orthopaedics on the All Wales Orthopaedic Rotation. Between 1999 and 2000 he completed post-graduate fellowships in adult reconstructive surgery at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane and at the Mater Hospital, Sydney before moving to Cardiff where he is generally recognised as an eminent hip specialist.
Hip MOT Clinic: In addition to his regular clinics at Vale Healthcare, Alun also runs the specialist
Hip MOT Clinic at Vale Healthcare's Cardiff Bay Clinic. This clinic is for patients that have already undergone hip replacement operations and that require follow up appointments ensuring the best possible outcome for their new hip.
Mr Stephen Jones
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hip specialist
BSc(Hons), MBBCh, MRCS(Eng), MSc(Orth Eng), FRCS(Orth).
Mr Steve Jones is a Consultant Orthopaedic Hip Surgeon, based at Vale Healthcare's Vale Hosptial and Cardiff Bay Clinic - South Wales' premier private hospital and private clinics for hip surgery, including hip replacement. As a specialist hip surgeon Steve's practice involves the assessment and management of all aspects of hip pathology. Mr Jones provides a comprehensive service from the management of sports and soft tissue hip injuries through to joint preserving hip surgery (hip arthroscopy & hip impingement surgery), conservative hip replacement (hip resurfacing & short stem hip replacement) together with a large volume practice in primary and revision hip replacement.
Steve Jones qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, South Wales in 1995. His orthopaedic and trauma training was on the All Wales Higher Training Programme, and his hip specialist training has been an accumulation of fellowships in the UK together with clinical visits throughout Europe and North America. This education continues with regular attendance both as a delegate and faculty member at national and international hip meetings. Most recently this has included delivering instructional presentations at the London Hip Meeting, European Hip Meeting and International Hip Resurfacing Meeting in the USA.
Mr Steve Jones is an active member of the British Hip Society. In addition to his surgical qualifications he holds an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering that has provided him with the knowledge and understanding to become closely involved with hip implant development and evaluation. Steve's particular area of research interest is the management of hip instability, the use of large diameter metal bearings, outcome measurement and improvement in hip arthroplasty.
Steve is a keen educator and has a regular teaching commitment on both University and Royal College of Surgeons courses.
Mr Khitish Mohanty
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Knee and Hip consultant
MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth), MSc, DNB (Orth), D-Orth
Mr Khitish Mohanty is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in complex trauma, knee and hip surgery. Mr Mohanty works as a private orthopaedics consultant at Vale Healthcare, South Wales' leading private clinic and private hospital in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.
Mr Mohanty has obtained fellowship level training in pelvic and hip socket surgery from Canada and higher training in lower limb arthroplasty from Oswestry. His special interest includes pregnancy related pelvic conditions, Sacroiliac joint disorders, hip resurfacing, partial and total knee replacements and complex traumatic conditions of the elbow.
Khitish routinely performs a high volume of knee and hip replacement procedures and knee arthroscopy treatments. Khitish Moharty performs computer guided hip resurfacing and open surgery for hip impingement. He also provides regional service for various conditions of pelvis and hip socket. Khitish is a specialist in complex limb trauma and deals with post traumatic conditions such as nonunion, malunion and joint stiffness.
Khitish Moharty is a consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Cardiff and Vale Trust in South Wales, UK, working at both University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff and Llandough Hospital in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. He carries out his private clinic practice from Vale Healthcare, Cardiff.
After completing basic surgical training in India, Khitish Moharty joined the All Wales Orthopaedic training programme and completed his training with a specialised fellowship at the University of Calgary, Canada. Apart from the surgical qualifications, Khitish holds an MSc degree in Orthopaedic Engineering.
Khitish is actively involved in training and teaching of surgeons and regularly teaches in the AO and ATLS courses. He also lectures in national and international meetings. Khitish is a faculty member of post graduate masters courses in Orthopaedics and Trauma. Khitish publishes regularly in peer reviewed journals and has recently written a book chapter in the Oxford Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma.
For more information on Khitish's private practice, visit www.kmohanty.co.uk/
Mr Tim Owen
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hip and Knee Replacement Specialist
MB.BCh. FRCS. FRCS(Tr and Orth)
Tim Owen is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in hip surgery and knee surgery, at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital for Cwm Taf Trust, in south Wales and as a private hip and knee consultant at Vale Healthcare, near Cardiff, South Wales.
Tim has been a consultant for 14 years and has extensive experience in all aspects of lower limb surgery (including hip and knee surgery). He is therefore well qualified to offer advice in all aspects of lower limb orthopaedic surgery. His specialist field is hip and knee replacement surgery, particularly hip replacement and revision hip replacement surgery. He has an interest in joint replacement in the young adult and has performed resurfacing hip replacement for a number of years. In his South Wales NHS practice he performs a high volume of joint replacements annually. He believes it is essential for the modern day joint replacement surgeon to maintain their level of expertise by performing high volume surgery. All patients are reviewed for life.
At undergraduate level Tim trained in Cardiff qualifying in 1986. He performed the early part of his surgical training in South Wales before performing his specialist training in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne between 1991 and 1996. He then completed a specialist hip replacement fellowship in Chicago, USA. Tim has published a number of articles in peer reviewed journals in this field, and has presented at a number of international meetings. He travels regularly to various international centres to maintain his knowledge and expertise.
Mr Owen performs all types of hip replacement according to the patients needs including resurfacing replacements, uncemented, cemented and hybrid hip replacements. He is a trained specialist Revision Hip and Knee Replacement Surgeon, and is referred complex primary joint replacements and revision hip and knee replacements by numerous colleagues in South Wales. Tim has also trained Registrars in Joint Replacement on the All Wales Orthopaedic Training Programme for a number of years.
He has a number of active research projects and is currently reviewing all of his work, now with meaningful follow up for publication.
As well as joint replacement, Tim still maintains a General Orthopaedic Practice including Trauma Surgery, participating in regular on calls at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital. He feels it is important to maintain a trauma practice for the modern day orthopaedic surgeon, and specialises in trauma surgery to and around the hip, in all age groups.
A keen sportsman from his university days, Tim still regularly runs, skis, rides horses and has recently cycled from Lands End To John O’Groats in 9 days for charity.
Mr Phill Thomas
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - specialist hip consultant
MB BS FRCS (Orth & Tr)