The Stanmore Orthopaedic Centre (SOC) is the private practice of the leading knee and hip consultants from the world renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore (RNOH). The RNOH is the largest specialist orthopaedic hospital in the UK and leads the field in new surgical techniques and musculo-skeletal research. The team of surgeons’ private practice is based at Spire Bushey Hospital, Watford, Herts, the largest in the Spire group.

Recent developments in implants and surgical techniques mean there is now a wide range of treatment options for knee and hip complaints. It is vital that patients are given impartial advice and able to make informed choices when considering surgery.

The team at SOC is firmly committed to delivering the highest quality of care at all stages of investigation and treatment.

Why come to us?

The team are highly experienced in all aspects of lower limb surgery from simple diagnostics through to complex surgery, including bone tumours and paediatric orthopaedics. Across their practice the consultants in SOC carry out over 1,000 joint replacements and close to 300 revision joint procedures every year. For patients choosing private treatment, the SOC at Spire Bushey, Watford, Herts, is wholly committed to providing the highest quality of care. Patients and their GPs have the reassurance of knowing that the SOC and Spire Bushey have earned a reputation as leaders in clinical excellence. The hospital is a clean and safe environment and there are no cases of hospital acquired infection (MRSA and C Difficile). As a result, the risk infection to patients is absolutely minimal.

Orthopaedic services include:

  • State of the art imaging technology
  • Expert musculo skeletal radiologists
  • Dedicated orthopaedic ward
  • Laminar flow theatres (clean air flow to minimise infection)
  • Individual ensuite rooms
  • Specialist team of chartered physiotherapists
  • Hydrotherapy pool, isokinetic cybex equipment, gait analysis

To make an enquiry or book an appointment with one of the SOC team please contact:
020 8901 5505


GP referrals can be made to individually named surgeons within SOC, or to the group, where the referral will be allocated to the appropriate specialist.

We pride ourselves on being
able to offer:

  • Choice
  • Evidence based treatment
  • Modern surgical techniques
    and implants
  • Expert clinical care
  • Safety
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • A specialist paediatric orthopaedic service