Mr Edward Britton


MBBS BSc (Ortho Sciences) , FRCS (Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 6027577

Practising since: 2001


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Britton specialises in hip and knee surgery, covering all aspects from regenerative solutions, to soft tissue problems and joint replacement (arthroplasy) surgery.

Mr Britton completed his specialist training on the prestigious  the Royal London Hospital Orthopaedic rotation, and gaining a BSc in Orthopaedic Sciences from UCL based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore.

He has also undertaken 3 specialist fellowships; the esteemed Royal Melbourne fellowship, a high volume arthroplasty fellowship at St Peters, Surrey and finally the Basingstoke knee fellowship with Professor Wilson where he worked on fine tuning knee osteotomy techniques.

 Mr Britton has developed a particular interest in sports and joint preserving techniques including Arthroscopic hip surgery, Arthroscopic knee surgery, Knee osteotomy surgery and Hip and Knee Primary and Revision Arthroplasty.

Mr Britton performs the following procedures at Nuffield Health York Hospital:

Special interests

Specialist hip and knee surgeon, covering all aspects from soft tissue problems to revision arthroplasty surgery. Following several fellowships Mr Britton has developed a particular interest in sports and joint preserving surgery such as: 

 •    Hip

•    Hip Arthroplasty (replacement) surgery

•    Arthroscopic hip surgery

•    femeroacetabular impingement surgery (open and arthroscopic)

•    labral repair and reconstruction

•    cartilage surgery

•    Knee

•    Knee Arthroplasty (replacement) surgery

•    Arthroscopic knee surgery

•    ligament reconstruction (including ACL and multi-ligament surgery)

•    patellofemoral instability

•    meniscal repair, reconstruction and transplantation

•    cartilage surgery

•    Knee osteotomy surgery


Other interests

Mr Britton has a particular interest in lower limb trauma care and outcomes, as well as development of local trauma pathways to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Personal interests

Outside of medicine Mr Britton continues to enjoy playing sport when possible. More recently, rugby has been ruled out owing to injury and age, however he continues to play cricket socially, and also regularly cycles and plays golf when possible.  

While in Melbourne Mr Britton took up open water swimming, competing in various races along the Great Ocean Road.

Mr Britton enjoys skiing and sailing and has just taken up road cycling. Through his wife’s interests,  he is beginning to appreciate contemporary art, and expand his cooking credentials  

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Edward Britton at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement revision
  • Knee replacement
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hip revision
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Hip replacement
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair

Locations Mr Edward Britton works with


    Haxby Road, York, YO31 8TA

    01904 233225
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Related experience



1.”The new neck of femur fracture target: experience in a district general hospital”. Int J Health Care Quality Assurance. 2014

2. Nonunion of an isolated cuboid fracture: a case report. J Am PodiatrMed Assoc. 2013

3. Direct bony invasion of malignant melanoma. Indian J of Orthopaedics. 2009

4. Orthopaedic Procedure Coding. Does accuracy matter? Int J of Health Care Quality Assurance. 2009

Submitted Manuscripts

1. TransMedial All-inside TriLink PCL Reconstruction. Submitted to Journal of Arthroscopy techniques - March 2015

2. Combined ACL and Minimally Invasive Larson’s Posterolateral Corner Reconstruction. Submitted to Journal of Arthroscopy techniques - March 2015                                                       

On-going projects

1.Fate of all femoral stems of the two most popular designs in the Australian Joint Registry. Manuscript being prepared for submission to BJJ, March 2015.

2. Comparison of collared and collarless Corail femoral stem in the Australian Joint Registry. Manuscript being prepared for submission to BJJ, March 2015.

3. Combined ACL reconstruction and Medial Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy. Manuscript being prepared for submission to The Knee - April 2015

4. Knee Osteotomy Complication Classification System Classification validation as part of manuscript preparation, Spring 2015.

Mr Britton has been involved in numerous other  publications. 


  • The British Orthopaedic Association
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Medical Association
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
  • The British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • The British Hip Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant In Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


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

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

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