Tosan Okoro

Tosan Okoro is a consultant in hip and knee arthroplasty at Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is one of the few orthopaedic surgeons to have also earned a PhD.

Medbelle positionConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
TitlesB.Sc. MB.ChB. PG Cert (Clin. Ed.) PhD FRCS (Orth)
SpecialisationHip & Knee Replacement Surgery.
Experience18 years
Tosan Okoro


Tosan Okoro is a consultant specialising in hip and knee arthroplasty at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. With a background in orthopaedic surgery and academia, he completed his medical education at the University of Warwick and pursued further training in the West Midlands Deanery. His dedication to advancing orthopaedic care led him to undertake a PhD at Bangor University, focusing on exercise rehabilitation after total hip arthroplasty.

Mr Okoro's commitment to learning and collaboration took him around the world for fellowships in Canada, Brazil, and Germany, where he gained invaluable experience in lower limb reconstruction and trauma research.

As a passionate researcher, Mr Okoro has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications and has been recognized with awards for his work. He also enjoys sharing his knowledge and expertise with the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons as a supervisor and educator.

Outside of his professional life, Mr Okoro values leisure time spent walking, travelling, and watching movies. He approaches patient care with empathy and dedication, striving to improve the quality of life for those he treats.


  • 2019 - Present: Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust
  • 2023 - Present: Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Keele University
  • 2017- 2019: Trial Steering Committee Member


  • FRCS (Orth), Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2017
  • PhD, 'Optimising patient function following elective total hip replacement surgery', Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, UK, 2013
  • PGCert (Clin. Ed.), Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, UK, 2012
  • MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2007
  • MB. ChB, Leicester-Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 2004
  • B.Sc. (Hons), Kingston University, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, UK, 2000

Awards and achievements

  • Nov 2023: SICOT Marcela Uribe Zamudio Award ‘Clinical Outcome of open ankle fractures in patients above 70 years of age’, SICOT Annual Congress, Cairo, Egypt, Zahra W, Seifo S, Cool P, Ford D, Okoro T
  • April 2022: SaTH (Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals) NHS Trust Research Fellow One PA awarded for 1 calendar year to undertake and deliver research in the musculoskeletal department at SaTH.
  • October 2021, European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS) Presidential Prize for best completed research project. Lyon, France. ‘Is it safe to weight bear a tibia-pro-fibula construct early when used in treating unstable osteoporotic bimalleolar ankle fractures: a biomechanical study?’ Teoh K, Okoro T, Tanaka H
  • April 2019 Stephan Perren AOTRAUMA Research Travelling Fellowship 2 weeks spent at AO Research Institute in Davos, Switzerland and Charite Hospital in Berlin (September 2019)
  • May 2018 MANSAG Trainee Travel Fellowship,1 week spent at Schulthess Klinik in Zurich, Switzerland observing complex primary and revision total hip replacement
  • May 2017 AOTRAUMA Fellowship 4 weeks spent at the Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto - USP, in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, observing management of complex trauma including high energy tibial plateau fractures, as well as acetabular and pelvic fractures.
  • May 2016 British Orthopaedic Association Travelling Fellowship (Zimmer), Two weeks spent observing complex arthroplasty procedures, with the management of severe bone defects, at Helios Endo-Kliniken, Hamburg, Germany

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC number): 6101443
  • Medical Protection Society British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society Société Internationale de Chirurgie
  • Orthopédique et de Traumatologie (SICOT)
  • AO Trauma

Specialist surgical interests

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