Mr Ben Squires

Qualifications

MB BS, FRCS, FRCS (Tr &Orth)

GMC number: 3498068

Practicing since: 1990

Specialties

Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Friday 09:00 – 13:00
  • Overview

Or call us on

0300 1311418

About

Mr Squires studied medicine at Charing Cross Medical School in London qualifying in 1990. Most of his surgical training has been on the Bristol Training Scheme. He had specialist Fellowship Training on Hip and Knee arthroplasty, having been the "Ling Fellow" at Exeter. 

He is a surgical trainer and educational supervisor for the junior doctors within the NHS. He has his responsibility for thromboprohylaxis within the orthopaedic department. He is local lead for the National Joint Registry and involved with the King's Fund with a project to improve patient experience in orthopaedics.

Mr Squires performs the following treatments at Nufffield Health Taunton Hospital:

Other interests

  • Hip replacement surgery, both primary and revisions
  • Knee replacement surgery, both primary and revisions
  • Infection problems with hip and knee replacements
  • Knee arthroscopy

Mr Squires performs over 250 major joint replacement procedures each year.

Personal interests

He was was appointed consultant in 2003. He was delighted to move to Taunton and loves living in this area. When off duty, Mr Squires enjoys walking the Quantock Hills with his wife or mountain biking with his two sons.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Ben Squires at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement revision
  • Knee surgery (ACL repair)
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hip revision
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Chondroplasty
  • Hip replacement
  • Bone Graft
  • Osteotomy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bilateral Tenotomy
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Ben Squires works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Squires research interests include the role of total hip replacement for treating hip fractures. He has published papers on this subject and set up a randomized multicentre study, examining the best way of treating hip fractures. He has also published research on whiplash injuries and calcaneal fractures.

Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Musgrove Park Hospital,Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Ben Squires works with

Mr Ben Squires works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

Declaration

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

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

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