Mr Joshua Jacob

MBBS, D.Orth, M.Sc, MRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

  • Specialities Key Hole Surgery, Orthopaedics
  • Telephone 07983 322574
  • Year of first qualification 1996
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Malayalam

  • GMC Number 5192955
  • Website
  • Fax 01932 356069


Mr Joshua Jacob is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in lower limb surgery.

His specialist interests include primary hip and knee replacements, knee arthroscopy (key-hole surgery) knee ligament reconstructions, forefoot bunion surgery and complex trauma.

After completing his undergraduate studies, Josh did his basic surgical training in Durham. Subsequently, he completed a Masters in Biomedical Engineering at the prestigious Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore.

Josh completed his Post graduate Orthopaedic training in London and undertook two specialist fellowships at the Rowley Bristow unit at St. Peter’s Hospital.
These were in:
1. Limb Reconstruction and Advanced Trauma
2. Sports Surgery and Joint Replacement (Royal College of Surgeons of England approved fellowship)

He is married to Bobbi, a GP, and they have four children.


  • Tuesday
  • Saturday
  • Late weekdays


Current posts

  • Ashford and St.Peter's


Hip and knee arthroplasty, sports injuries of knee and all aspects of trauma

Personal interests

Josh enjoys playing squash competitively, and plays the guitar and piano for leisure. He is a committed Christian and actively involved in his church.

Member of

  • BOA


Research (200 words max) 1. Ilizarov management of Shatzker IV-VI Fractures of the Tibial Plateau: 115 fractures at 10 years
Bone and Joint Journal Dec 2015, 97-B (12) 1693-1697;
A Keightley, Z Nawaz, JT Jacob, A Unnithan, D Elliott, A Khaleel
2. Tips and tricks in the Management of Extracapsular fractures (Invited Technical note)
The Open Orthopaedics Journal        
A Desai, JT Jacob, A Trompeter
3. Decision making in the management of extracapsular fractures of the proximal femur. (Invited Review article)
The Open Orthopaedics Journal      
JT Jacob, A Desai, A Trompeter
4. Patient functional outcomes with trapeziectomy alone versus trapeziectomy with TightRope® Journal of Orthopaedics 2015 Nov 14;12(Suppl 2):S161-5
Mohan A, Shenouda M, Ismail H, Desai A, Jacob J, Sarkhel T.
5. A novel use of an anterior cruciate ligament FlipCutter® in intramedullary nailing to minimise soft tissue damage
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2014; 00: 1
A Desai, JT Jacob, D Elliott
6. The Short Intra-medullary nails for hip fractures should be included as an indicative procedure for Orthopaedic trainees.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl
JT Jacob, A Desai, A Unnithan, T Sarkhel
7. Measuring the strength of dermal fibroblast attachment to functionalized titanium alloys in vitro. 
J Biomed Mater Res A. 2010 Mar 1;92(3):1028-37
Pendegrass CJ, Middleton CA, Gordon D, Jacob J, Blunn GW
8. Role of M.Sc (Surgical science) to an Orthopaedic trainee.  
BMJ career focus 2006 333:119  
JT Jacob, C Middleton
9. Fibronectin Silanized  Titanium Alloy: A Bioinductive and Durable coating to Enhance Fibroblast Attachment In Vitro.   .
J Biomed Mater Res A. 2007 Dec 15;83(4):1032-8.
CA Middleton, CJ Pendegrass, D Gordon, J Jacob, GW Blunn 
10. Transient brachial plexus palsy following MUA of a primary frozen shoulder   
CME Orthopaedics 2004; 3(3): 83-84   .
J Jacob, J Newton, Col. M P M Stewart