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PEOC Consultant - Mr Jonathan R. A. Phillips

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Mr Jonathan R. A. Phillips






Trauma and Orthopaedics


Sub-Specialty and conditions treated:

Knee Surgery -  includes Total knee replacement, Partial knee replacement, Revision total knee replacement, Arthroscopy – meniscal repair or resection, microfracture, chondroplasty
Hip Surgey - Primary total hip replacement

Trauma Surgery - includes General orthopaedic trauma and Specialist knee trauma

Special Clinical Interests - includes Knee replacement surgery, Revision knee replacement, Infection, The painful knee ,Sports medicine


Research interests


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

Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre - Durbin, Dyball, Tavy and Capener Wards


Year of first medical qualification:



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


Secretary's name:

Samantha Greenwood


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

01392 404774


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



Recent Publications

JRA Phillips, PJ James. Letter published in BMJ (in print; BMJ 2014;349:g5894) in
response to the paper and editorial: M Nieuwenhuijse et al. Appraisal of evidence base
for introduction of new implants in hip and knee replacement: a systematic review of five
widely used device technologies BMJ 2014;349:g5133.

JRA Phillips, B Hopwood, C Arthur, R Stroud, AD Toms. The natural history of pain and
neuropathic pain after knee arthroplasty: a prospective cohort study of the point
prevalence of pain and neuropathic pain to a minimum three-year follow up. Bone and
Joint Journal 2014; 96-B: 1227-33. PMID 25183595.

JRA Phillips, HB Waterson, DJ Searle, VI Mandalia, AD Toms. Feature Article. Registry
Review: Knee Arthroplasty. Bone & Joint 360; June 2014; 3: 2-8

JRA Phillips. Meetings Roundup 360. EFORT Congress: Istanbul 2013. Bone & Joint 360; December 2013: 2:37

HB Waterson, JRA Phillips, VI Mandalia, AD Toms. Feature Article. Thou shalt not varus:
still applicable in total knee arthroplasty? Bone & Joint 360; June 2014; 3: 9-13

JRA Phillips. Feature Article. Joint registries: where we are, where we’ve been and where we are going. Bone & Joint 360; October 2013; 2: 8-12.

JRA Phillips. Meetings Roundup 360. The Great Debate 2013. Bone & Joint 360; October 2013: 2:42.

F Shivji, JRA Phillips, B Gooding, DP Forward, P Manning. Exploring the effects of
delivering 24 hour major trauma care on the operative experience of orthopaedic trainees:
an observational study. Accepted May 2014 by Annals of Royal College of Surgeons.

JRA Phillips, CG Moran, A Manktelow. Periprosthetic fractures around hip hemiarthroplasty performed for hip fracture. Injury 2013; 44 (6): 757-62. PMID  23103113. 6 citations (Google Scholar).

Z Klezl, N Bhangoo, G Swamy, JRA Phillips, D Calthorpe, R Bommireddy. Social
implications of balloon Kyphoplasty: prospective study from a single UK centre. Eur Spine J
2012; 21 (9): 1880-1886. PMID 22492240. 2 citations.

R Thompson, JRA Phillips, CG Moran. Atypical femoral fractures and bisphosphonate
treatment. Experience in two large teaching hospitals. JBJS (Br) 2012; 94(3): 385-390. PMID 22371548. 34 citations.

T Al-Atassi, JRA Phillips, A Eid, P Choudhray, DM Hahn. Late recovery of sciatic nerve
palsy at twelve years following pelvis fracture. Injury 2011; 29 (9): 1188-9. PMID 20951991.
1 citation.

JRA Phillips, C Boulton, CG Moran, A Manktelow. The financial cost of treating
periprosthetic hip fractures. Injury 2010;42(2):146-149. PMID 20673576. 6 citations,


JRA Phillips, A Trezies, TRC Davis. Long-term follow up of femoral shaft fracture:
relevance of malunion and malalignment for the development of knee arthritis. Injury 2010;
42(2):156-161. PMID 20656289. 0 citations.

G Garcea, J Weaver, JRA Phillips, C Pollard, S Ilouz, M Webb, D Berry, A Dennison. Total
pancreatectomy with and without islet cell transplantation for chronic pancreatitis: a series of
85 consecutive patients. Pancreas 2009 38(1)1-7. PMID 18665009. 42 citations.

H. Chauhan, A. Abrahams, JRA Phillips, JH Pringle, RA Walker, JL Jones. There is more
than one kind of myofibroblast: analysis of CD34 expression in benign, in-situ and invasive

breast lesions. J Clin Pathol 2003;56:271-276. PMID 12663638. 120 citations


Book Chapters

I have been commissioned to write three chapters for the Third Edition of Postgraduate Orthopaedics (P Banaskiewicz). This will be published in 2015.


Professional Profile


Training and Fellowships

I completed my orthopaedic training in the East Midlands (Nottingham, Derby and Chesterfield). This included working at the East Midlands Major Trauma Centre, the busiest trauma centre in the UK. I then completed a one year Fellowship in Knee surgery in Exeter, followed by a six-month Fellowship in revision knee arthroplasty in Nottingham. I also spent time on a visiting Fellowship to Rush Orthopaedics in Chicago.


Medical school at University of Leicester MBChB 2003
Intercalated BSc at University of Leicester 2001
Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine 2010
FRCS (Tr&Orth) Examinations 2012

Editorial board for the Bone and Joint 360 journal
Reviewer for Bone and Joint Journal

I was a medical team leader at the London 2012 Olympics, leading a team of medics treating injured athletes at the Olympic Stadium for the Athletics.

Provided medical care for Nottingham RFC (Championship club) and Leicestershire County RFC

Faculty for courses
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
ATLS Instructor’s course
Basic Surgical skills course
Postgraduate Orthopaedics Viva course
Postgraduate Orthopaedics FRCS Revision Course
Link Revision Arthroplasty Symposium


Services Profile
Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit

Fast Track Knee Clinic

Painful Knee Clinic