Mr Alex Shearman



GMC number: 7020477

Practising since: 2008


Orthopaedic surgery

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Alex Shearman is a Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon whose specialist practice covers all adult and paediatric knee conditions.

He works at the internationally renowned Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford and has a particular interest in joint preserving operations around the knee such as osteotomy and cartilage surgery, sports injuries, patellofemoral (kneecap) instability, meniscal repair and ligament reconstruction. He manages osteoarthritis in all ages with specialist expertise in partial, robotic-assisted and revision knee replacement.

Alex qualified in 2008 from Imperial College School of Medicine. He undertook specialist orthopaedic training in London and went on to complete subspecialist knee fellowships in Basingstoke, Imperial College, Oxford and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. In 2019 he was awarded the ESSKA knee arthroscopy travelling fellowship to Brandenberg, Germany.

Prior to undertaking his appointment in Oxford, Alex worked as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, undertaking complex hip and knee reconstructive surgery in a highly specialist tertiary referral centre.

Alex remains actively involved in research and is currently contributing to a number of multicenter NIHR-funded studies. He has relevant peer-reviewed publications across the spectrum of knee disorders and has co-authored several educational chapters.

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Special interests

  • Ligament reconstruction and meniscal repair
  • Cartilage repair
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Patellofemoral Instability
  • Partial and Total knee replacement
  • Revision Knee Replacement

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Alex Shearman at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement

Locations Mr Alex Shearman works with

Related experience



  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Medical Association
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthoscopy

Insurers Mr Alex Shearman works with

Mr Alex Shearman works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa