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Mr Alex Chipperfield is a highly experienced trauma and orthopaedic surgeon based in Kent.

He specialises in the hip and knee, performing hip replacements, knee replacements, hip fracture surgery and periprosthetic fractures.

He practises privately at several locations, including One Ashford HospitalBMI The Chaucer Hospital, and Benenden Hospital; in addition to his NHS work, including being Specialty Trauma Lead for the William Harvey Hospital.

Mr Chipperfield graduated from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School in 1997, before completing training in trauma care in both Britain and Australia.

He went on to undertake basic surgical training on the South Coast of England, followed by further work in orthopaedics and plastic surgery, and was later trained on the renowned South East Thames Specialist Orthopaedic Training Programme.

Mr Chipperfield is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, having passed the rigorous FRCS examination, and was also chosen to undertake a 12-month fellowship in lower limb surgery with the Australian Orthopaedic Association in Sydney.

Since 2010 he has worked as Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics for East Kent Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, based in Ashford and Canterbury. 

His elective practice is focused on hip and knee surgery, joint replacements and revision surgery. He is always looking to innovate and improve outcomes, though Enhanced Recovery, Biological Interventions and Customised Implants.

Mr Chipperfield lives in Kent with his wife and two daughters.

Especialista en

Hip replacement

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Knee replacement

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Knee arthroscopy

What is knee arthroscopy? Knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that allows access to and treatment of injuries affecting the vari...

Hip fracture

What is a hip fracture? A hip fracture is a break in the femoral bone. Most hip fractures occur at...

Revision hip replacement

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Revision knee replacement

What is revision knee replacement surgery? Although ...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Arthritis
  • Arthroplasty
  • Biological therapy
  • Bow-leggedness
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel surgery
  • Cartilage repair
  • Chondromalacia (runner's knee)
  • Femoro-acetabular impingement
  • Femur fracture
  • Foot
  • Fracture
  • Fractured ankle
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Hand
  • Hip
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Hip fracture
  • Hip pain
  • Hip prosthesis
  • Hip replacement
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Hoffa's syndrome
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Injuries diagnosis
  • Joint pain
  • Joint replacement
  • Knee
  • Knee
  • Knee arthritis
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee cap replacement
  • Knee fracture
  • Knee osteoarthritis
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee surgery
  • Knock knees
  • Meniscus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of the ankle
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosynthesis
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Patellar tendonitis (jumper's knee)
  • Platelet-rich plasma
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Revision knee replacement
  • Second medical opinion
  • Sports injuries
  • Stem cells
  • Tendon injuries
  • Traumatic injury
  • Wrist fracture

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  • One Ashford Hospital
    Kennington Rd, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0YS - Ashford
    (+44) 02073603866
  • BMI The Chaucer Hospital
    Nackington Rd CT4 7AR - Canterbury
    (+44) 02073603866
  • Benenden Hospital
    Goddard's Green Road, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4AX - Tunbridge Wells
    (+44) 02073603866

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What is runner’s knee?
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What is jumper’s knee?
Jumper’s knee, also known as patellar tendonitis, is a type of knee injury that tends to develop over time. It gets progressively worse without treatment and could spell the end of an athlete’s professional career. What exactly is jumper’s knee and what can be done? Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Alex Chipperfield explains.
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Hip fractures: what can be done?
You may not often consider the importance of the hip. This joint supports our weight as we move, allowing us to walk or run. Hip fractures are not uncommon, nor should they be sniffed at. They can be very serious injuries with a lengthy recovery process. What can be done about them? Leading orthopaedic surgeon Mr Alex Chipperfield is here to explain.
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