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 Hospital, BMI 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.