Mr Andrew Edwards is a consultant orthopaedic and traumatology surgeon with private practices in Hull and Grimsby. He specialises in sports injuries, traumatic injuries and arthroscopy treatments for hip, knee and ankle alongside cartilage repair. He privately practices at Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital in Anlaby, Hull, HMT St Hugh's Hospital and Lindsey Private Patients at Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby. He is also lead consultant orthopaedic surgeon for Northern Lincolnshire and Goole (NLAG) NHS Trust at Goole.
Mr Edwards also undertakes treatments for lower-limb disorders, knee pain and performs knee and hip-replacement surgery among other specialisms. He prides himself in providing accurate diagnosis and exceptional treatment for his patients, giving them the possibility to resume a high quality of life whether that's enjoying the outdoors with friends and family or playing sports professionally or for pleasure.
His interest in lower-limb orthopaedics, particularly knee surgery, is just one facet of his expertise; Mr Edwards has significant experience in sports medicine. He set up a sports injuries triage clinic at Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital and runs a clinic at both Flex Health and Rehab and Recover physiotherapists in Hull.
Mr Edwards has an impressive educational background. After he graduated from the medical school at St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1992, Mr Edwards did further training on the South West Thames circuit. In 2001 he received a diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine from the University of Bath and was awarded a Master of Surgery at the University of London in 2011.
Mr Edwards' research and memberships include a fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons and one based in New Zealand where he focused on trauma and knee surgery. He also took a full-time research role at Imperial College London, studying the anatomy of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL). He published various peer-reviewed articles regarding cruciate ligament reconstruction and wrote a thesis for his Masters degree.
Mr Edwards is a keen educator, hosting expert-learning sessions at Goole District Hospital and Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital for partial knee and computer-navigated total knee replacements. He mentors medical students from the Hull York Medical School.
Also, via his own practice clinic Edwards Orthopaedics, he is the team doctor and consultant for various professional rugby clubs in his local area including Hull FC Super League Club, Hull Ionians Rugby Union Club and Yorkshire County Rugby Club.