Mr Graeme Carlile

MBChB, PGCE(Dist), FHEA, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

  • Specialities Foot & Ankle Surgery, Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedics, Liposculpture
  • Telephone 01473 858425
  • Year of first qualification 2004
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 6102141
  • Website


Mr Graeme Carlile is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Ipswich Trust and Norfolk & Norwich, with a specialist interest in Paediatric Orthopaedics.

Prior to his current appointments, Mr Carlile undertook eighteen months of highly specialist international fellowship training in Paediatric Orthopaedics at the prestigious Starship Children's Hospital Auckland New Zealand and The Children's Hospital at Westmead Sydney Australia.

Mr Carlile was awarded the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh/Ethicon Fellowship grant and the British Orthopaedic Association/Zimmer Travelling Trauma Fellowship grant in recognition and support of his overseas experience.

Mr Carlile has published over 20 peer-review research papers, and has presented research at scientific meetings across three continents. In 2013 he was a joint recipient of the Orthopaedic UK Research Prize.

Mr Carlile provides a service covering all aspects of Paediatric Orthopaedics and Trauma including:

  • Knock knees, bow legs
  • Flat feet, foot pain
  • Problems related to walking
  • Clicky hips / Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
  • Hip pain
  • Foot and ankle problems including club foot
  • Cerebral palsy including botox injections
  • Upper limb orthopaedics and fractures

In addition, Mr Carlile undertakes medico-legal work relating to paediatric orthopaedics, and general personal injury.


  • Appointments available on request


Current posts

  • Norfolk & Norwich NHS FT & The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust


  • Foot & Ankle
  • Neuromuscular conditions including cerebral palsy
  • Medico-legal

Personal interests

Outside of the hospital Mr Carlile is a dedicated husband and family man, married (to a local GP) with two young children.

When time permits, Mr Carlile enjoys anything & everything automotive, rowing, Italian cuisine, music & travel.

Member of

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society


Prizes & Awards

  • BOA / Zimmer Travelling Trauma Fellow, 2013/4
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh/Ethicon Travelling Fellowship Grant, 2013
  • Distinction - awarded for Postgraduate Cert in Clinical Education, Peninsula, 2013
  • Orthopaedic Research UK Prize 2013 (Joint recipient with co-authors), 2013
  • Ling-Lee Prize. Peninsula OSCARS – Best Paper & Presentation, October 2012
  • BOA – Specialists Association (BOSA), Best Podium Presentation, May 2010
  • BOA – Specialists Association (BOSA), Best Poster Presentation, May 2010
  • South West Orthopaedic Club, Best Paper & Podium Presentation, April 2008

Selected Research Papers

  • Carlile GS, Woodacre T, Cox PJ. Verification of hip reduction using anterior ultrasound scanning during Pavlik harness treatment of DDH. J Orthop. 2014 Sep; DOI: 10.1016/j.jor.2014.08.001.
  • Woodacre T, Carlile GS, Cox PJ. The "Ischial Limb": A landmark on anterior ultrasound scanning used to assess reduction in developmental dysplasia of the hip. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Mar 26.
  • Carlile GS. Teaching within the operating theatre. Perspect Biol Med. 2012 Winter; 55(1):127-136.
  • Carlile GS, Giles NCL. Surgical technique for minimally invasive fibula fracture fixation. Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Sep;17(3):119-23.
  • Hill D, Carlile GS, Deorian D. Sledging related injuries within a dedicated sledging area of a commercial ski area, presenting to a pre-hospital clinic. Eur Orthop Traumatol (2011) 2:107-111.


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

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

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