Mr Ben Squires


MB BS, FRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

GMC number: 3498068

Practising since: 1990


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Tuesday PM
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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 Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital:

Other interests

  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Knee replacement surgery

Mr Squires is a very experienced surgeon, who according to the National Joint Registry at the start of 2022 had performed more than 4000 major joint replacements during his career. Nearly 600 of these were revision hip replacements.

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
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Hip revision
  • Hip replacement
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Steroid injections
  • Bone Graft
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Ben Squires works with

Related experience


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.


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

Other posts 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
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA


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.