Mr Ben Burston

MB ChB (Hons), BSc(Hons), MRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth), Dip Med Ed

  • Specialities Orthopaedics, Joint replacement
  • Telephone 01743 282614
  • Year of first qualification 2000
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 4702375
  • Fax 01743 282579


Undergraduate training

University of Bristol with Honours degree in Medicine and first class Honours degree in Anatomical Sciences

Basic Surgical Training

Oxford basic surgical training Rotation (3 years)

Invercargill, New Zealand (1 year as Orthopaedic registrar)

Bristol – Senior SHO rotation (1 year)

Higher Surgical Training

Severn Deanery – Bristol


Allograft and Arthroplasty fellowship, Sir Charles Gairdner and Hollywood Hospitals, Perth, Australia

Lower Limb Arthroplasty fellowship, Fremantle Hospital, Perth, Australia

AO Trauma fellowship, the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Synthes Trauma observership, the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford


  • Bi Weekly Tuesday AM


Current posts

  • Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Shrewsbury Hospital


Other interests

Adult hip and knee pathology and trauma surgery, advanced recovery protocol

Personal interests

Cricket, golf (of sorts), mountain biking, hill walking, watching rugby and family time.

Member of

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Hip Society


  1. Burston BJ, Barnett, AJ, Amirfeyz R, Yates, PJ, Bannister GC. Collarless polished tapered stem (CPT): clinical and radiological results at 15 years’ follow-up. J Bone Joint Surg (Br). 2012; 94B: 889-894.
  2. Barnett AJ, Howells N, Burston BJ, Ansari A, Clark D, Eldridge JD. Radiographic landmarks for tunnel placement in reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2012; 20: 2380-4.
  3. Burston BJ, Yates PJ, Hook S, Moulder E, Bannister GC. Cemented polished tapered hip replacements in patients aged 50 years or less. A minimum 10-year follow up. J Arthroplasty. 2010; 25: 692-9.
  4. Barnett AJ, Burston BJ, Atwal N, Gillespie G, Omari AM, Squires B. Large diameter femoral head uncemented total hip replacement to treat fractured neck of femur. Injury. 2009; 40: 752-5.
  5. Burston BJ, Butt U, Kamathia G, Gleeson RE. The economic implications of transfusion post primary total knee arthroplasty – an argument for autologous blood retransfusion? JBJS (Br). 2009; 91B: Supp II, 356.
  6. Yates P, Burston BJ, Bannister GC. Collarless Polished Tapered Stem (CPT). Clinical and Radiological Follow-up at a Minimum of 10 Years. J Bone Joint Surg (Br). 2008; 90B: 16-22.
  7. Burston BJ, Yates P, Bannister GC. Cement burn of the skin during hip arthroplasty. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2007; 89 151-152.


Mr Ben Burston works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA

Mr Ben Burston does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Ben Burston does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Ben Burston does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.