Mr Christopher Rees Gooding


MBBS BSc, MD, MRCS, FRCS Tr and Orth

GMC number: 4543385

Practising since: 1998


Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Weekly Tuesday afternoons 13:45-17:00
  • Thursday morning 08:30-13:00 Week 2
  • Saturday morning 08:30-12:00 Week 1
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Mr Chris Gooding is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon with a subspecialist interest in hip and knee surgery. He completed his specialist training in the NE Thames Training program in London. During his training program, he completed an MD on the clinical and histopathological review of patients who had received an autologous chondrocyte implantation in the knee. He achieved the FRCS Tr and Orth in 2008.

He gained additional fellowship experience in Vancouver  Canada, San Diego USA, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and an AO Fellowship in trauma in Berlin. He is widely published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and has presented at a number of national and international meetings. He is currently an Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge. His NHS practice is based at the Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. 

Mr Gooding now offers partial knee replacement, total knee replacement and total hip replacement robotic orthopaedic surgery at Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital with the state-of-the-art Mako™ robotic arm system. Mr Gooding is a member of the group of surgeons known as SMART (Specialist Mako Assisted Robotic Team) based at the hospital.

Robotic-arm assisted surgery provides patients with a personalised surgical plan for joint replacement surgery. The system works alongside the surgeon from the pre-surgery planning stage through to assisting in the surgery itself in order to improve the accuracy and precision of the procedure.

Special interests

Hip and Knee surgery.

Personal interests

Cycling, running and skiing.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Christopher Rees Gooding at Nuffield Health

  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Knee replacement revision
  • Knee replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Joint resurfacing
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Hip revision
  • X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Hip replacement
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Christopher Rees Gooding works with

  • 4 Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AF

    01223 370 922
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Related experience


My research interest include the clinical outcomes following hip and knee surgery. Quality of national databases. Complex trauma to the proximal femur including hip fractures and outcomes following proximal and distal femoral replacements.


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the British Orthopaedic Association
  • Member of the British Hip Society
  • Member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee

Other posts held

  • Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

Insurers Mr Christopher Rees Gooding works with

Mr Christopher Rees Gooding works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa On Demand
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Benenden Health


Mr Christopher Rees Gooding does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Christopher Rees Gooding does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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