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PEOC Consultant - Mr Andrew Toms

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Mr Andrew Toms


Mr Andrew TomsDirectorate:




Trauma and Orthopaedic



Sub-Specialty and conditions treated:

Knee Surgery -  arthroscopic surgery of the knee and management of knee sports injuries, patellar femoral joint replacement, unicompartmental knee replacement, primary and complex primary total knee replacement, revision knee replacement and reconstruction.
Hip Surgery -  primary hip replacement

Trauma Surgery - specifically complex lower limb fractures, particularly tibial plateau fractures and the use of external fixators and the management of periprosthetic fractures.


Special Clinical Interests:

Revision knee replacement
Complex and primary knee replacement, primary hip replacement

Complex lower limb trauma and external fixation frames


Research interests

Knee reconstruction, painful knee replacements, computer navigation


Base Ward(s) worked on / with or department:

Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre


Year of first medical qualification:



Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Association for Surgery of the Knee
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons

General Medical Council


Secretary's name:

Sam Bucknell


Contact details - phone number and / or secretary phone no.:

01392 403562


Contact details - email address and / or secretary email address:


Recent publications:

Invited Articles

Optimally Invasive Exposure in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty.
A.D. Toms, B.A. Masri, C.P. Duncan.
Instructional Course Lectures. AAOS. 2006;55:245-255
. Minimally Invasive or Limited Incision Hip Arthroplasty – Clarification and Classification.
A.D. Toms, B.A. Masri, C.P. Duncan.
Instructional Course Lectures. AAOS. 2006;55:195-197.The Limited Incision Anterolateral Technique for Total Hip Arthroplasty.
A.D. Toms, C.P. Duncan.
Instructional Course Lectures. AAOS. 2006;55:199-203.Impaction Bone Grafting in Revision Joint Replacement Surgery.
A.D. Toms, R.L. Barker, J.H. Kuiper, R. Spencer Jones.
JBJS. 2004;86-A(9):2050-60. Editorial – The Evidence Base for the Orthopaedic NICE Report.
A.D. Toms, E.S. Isbister.
Hospital Medicine. 2003;64(8): 98-99. 
(International Journal of Evidence Based Medicine)   Impaction Grafting of Bone Defects in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty.
W.M. Goldstein, A.D. Toms.
Techniques in Knee Surgery. 2004;3(2):110-6.


Original Articles Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

Cutner Fellowship Report
A.D. Toms
Royal College of Surgeons Research Report. 2005, 14.
Design and Validation of a Tibial Model by Stereolithographic Prototyping.
G. Kakarala, A.D. Toms, J.H. Kuiper.
Knee. 2006;13(6):451-4.Improved Outcome in Femoral Revision Arthroplasty with Tapered Fluted Modular Titanium Stems.
D.S. Garbuz, A.D. Toms, N.V. Greidanus, B.A. Masri, C.P. Duncan.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (in press).Reconstruction of femoral defects in revision hip surgery.
R.L. Barker, T. Takahashi, A.D. Toms, P.A. Gregson, J.H. Kuiper.
JBJS 2006;88-B:832-836.An Optimally Invasive Arthroplasty Fellowship.
A.D. Toms.
British Orthopaedic News. 2006;33:34-35The Management of Periprosthetic Infection.
A.D. Toms, D. Davidson, B.A. Masri, C.P. Duncan.
JBJS. 2006;88-B:149-55.Mechanical Testing of Impaction Bone Grafting in the Tibia.
A.D. Toms, D. McClelland, L. Chua, M. de Waal Malefijit, N. Verdonschot, R. Spencer Jones, J.H. Kuiper
JBJS. 2005;87-B:656-63.Metastatic Bone Disease – The Orthopaedic Workload.
G.L. Cribb, A.D. Toms, G. Prosser, A.P. Thomas.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2004;86:436-438. Outcome of Percutaneous Fixation in Lower Limb Trauma.
A.D. Toms, A. McMurtrie, N. Maffulli.
International Orthopaedics. 2004;28(3):159-62. Isolated Chondral Injuries of the Knee.
A. Kocheta, A.D. Toms.
Current Orthopaedics. 2004;18:154-163.Percutaneous Plating in the Distal Tibia.
A.D. Toms, A. McMurtrie, N. Maffulli.
J Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2004;43(3):199-203. The Current Management of Tibial Fractures: are Clinical Guidelines effective?
A.D. Toms, A.L. Green, S. Giles, P.B.M. Thomas.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2003;85(6):413-6.


Professional Profile:

Convenor Exeter Knee Masterclass
Convenor Exeter Revision Course
Coordinator of Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit
Chair of UK Knee Navigation Collaboration Group
Orthopaedic Unit Research Lead



Services profile:

Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit
Fast Track Sports Knee Clinic
Complex Knee Clinic

Fracture Clinic