Christopher Bailey

Chris Bailey is a highly-experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knee conditions and procedures. He is an examiner at the Royal College of Surgeons and has been widely published in medical journals and textbooks for his research and expertise.

Medbelle positionConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
TitlesMBChB FRCS (Tr & Orth)
SpecialisationKnee conditions and procedures
Experience24 years
Christopher Bailey


Chris Bailey is an award-winning consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knee conditions and procedures. Alongside his NHS roles and private practice, he holds numerous prestigious positions, such as reviewer for the Clinical and Orthopaedics and Related Research Journal and Associate Representative of the Medical Advisory Council at Sarum Road Hospital. Chris Bailey is an expert in cartilage surgery and ligament reconstruction and provides specialist surgery for patellofemoral dislocation. Sports surgery is another key focus of the Chris Bailey Orthopaedics service. A keen runner and cyclist himself, Mr Bailey did his fellowship training in sports surgery and arthroplasty at Australia’s famous Sportsmed·SA, one of the largest sports medicine facilities in the world. Patients describe him as reassuring, warm and professional.


  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon based at the Royal Hampshire County, Sarum Road and Nuffield Health Wessex Hospitals.

  • Reviewer for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research Journal

  • Reviewer for Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons Journal

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics 2009 to present

  • Associate Representative MAC Sarum Road Hospital

  • Clinical Lead for Preoperative Assessment Clinic and Outpatients’ Clinic

  • Clinical Lead for Orthopaedic Procurement Arthroplasty, Hampshire Hospitals

  • ‘Learning Lessons’ Committee

  • Chairman of Elective Working Group Hampshire Hospitals

  • Elective Working Group Reconfiguration of Trauma and Elective Orthopaedic Services, Hampshire Hospitals

  • Clinical Lead Decontamination and TSSU Hampshire Hospitals

  • Clinical Lead for Medical Students at RHCH

  • Clinical Lead for FY1 Doctors at RHCH

  • Associate Professor St George's University Medical School, Grenada

  • Royal College of Surgeons Examiner


  • FRCS(Tr&Orth) Royal College of Surgeons, 2007

  • Sports Orthopaedics and Arthroplasty Fellowship Sportsmed SA, Adelaide, South Australia, 2008

  • MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2001

  • MBChB, Leeds, 1998

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council ( GMC number): 4552525

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • British Orthopaedic Association

  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee

  • British Patellofemoral Society

  • British Trauma Society

  • British Medical Association

Specialist surgical interests


Nuffield Health Wessex Hospitals

Winchester Rd

Chandler's Ford


SO53 2DW

Circle Sarum Road Hospital

Sarum Rd


SO22 5HA

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