Richard Hampton

Richard Hampton

Hip and knee replacements

Overview

  • 30 years of practice
Mr Hampton is a skilled orthopaedic surgeon with over 25 years of experience. He specialises in hip and knee replacements, including complex revisions. He has performed over 500 hip replacements and 250+ knee replacements over a 3 year period -- well over the national average (128 and 141, respectively).

Personal

  • Mr Hampton was appointed as a Consultant of Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery in 2002 after completing his Orthopaedic training (qualified in 1988). After basic surgical training on the Northwick Park Hospital Surgical Rotation he undertook higher surgical training on the St Mary’s Hospital Orthopaedic Rotation working at St Mary’s Wexham Park, Royal Berkshire, Northwick Park, Chelsea and Westminster and Kingston Hospitals. With nearly 20 years of experience, his expertise lies in hip replacement surgery, including complex primary and revision procedures and knee replacement surgery. He can advise and treat most conditions related to the hip and knee which would include arthritis, fractures, tendinopathies, bursitis, cartilage tears, loose bodies, impingement and painful hip replacements. Mr Hampton is involved in the trauma management at Kingston Hospital looking over isolated upper and lower limb injuries and also has a regular day case operating list where most of the workload is knee arthroscopy and metalwork removal. He has a keen interest in hip treatments especially in hip replacement, revision hip replacement and knee replacement surgery. Mr Hampton has worked at the New Victoria Hospital since 2003 and has treated hundreds of patients for hip and knee conditions.

  • GMC number

    3305784