Mr Peter Bobak

MD, FEBOT


  • Specialities Orthopaedics
  • Telephone 0113 388 2067
  • Year of first qualification 1988
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English and Hungarian

  • GMC Number 4250782
  • Fax 0113 301 0245

Profile

Mr Peter Bobak’s clinical practice is focusing on treating hip and knee conditions. Mr Bobak has been involved in joint replacement surgery since 1997.

Mr Bobak graduated from Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest in 1988.

He began his orthopaedic training in Bradford and Leeds in 1992. His subsequent training was at Ipswich from 1993. After 4 ½ years of training he joined  Wrightington Hospital as an orthopaedic registrar and started a distinctive fellowship in primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty with Professor Mike Wroblewski in 1998.

During the next 8 years, he gained vast experience at Wrightington Hospital, Centre of Excellence, birthplace of hip replacement surgery, and a tertiary referral centre in complex lower limb arthroplasty and revision surgery.

Mr Bobak was appointed in Leeds as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in 2005. He also holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer position in Orthopaedics with Leeds Medical University. Mr Bobak is working as an NHS Consultant at Leeds General Infirmary and Chapel Allerton Hospital. His private practice is based at Nuffield Hospital Leeds.

Mr Bobak has developed a subspecialist interest in revision surgery for infected joint replacements and reconstruction of failed joint replacements using bone allograft.


Clinics

  • Bi Weekly Tuesday PM
  • Bi Weekly Friday PM

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds

Interests

  • Primary and revision hip and knee replacement
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the knee

Other interests

Mr Bobak has also been taking instructions for medico-legal reports in relation to personal injuries and medical negligence cases in line with his area of clinical practice and expertise.

Personal interests

Mr Bobak lives on the outskirts of Leeds with his wife and two little boys. He enjoys spending his free time with his family.


Member of

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • European Hip Society
  • American Society for Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • European Bone and Joint Infection Society
  • European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Chilean Trauma and Orthopaedic Society
  • Hungarian Orthopaedic Association
  • Low Friction Society
  • British Medical Association
  • Expert Witness Institute
  • Yorkshire Arthroplasty Group

Research

Mr Bobak has published several research papers in the past including two novel techniques in the field of hip and knee revision surgery. He has been invited to lecture and teach at various national and international meetings where he regularly attends in order to stay up to date with new concepts and developments.

Mr Bobak has been awarded Honorary Memberships from International Societies, travelling fellowships from the British Orthopaedic Association, European Bone and Joint Infection Society and was granted the first John Charnley-Matta fellowship to gain more experience at the Mayo clinic, Rochester in 2010. 


Declaration

Mr Peter Bobak works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth

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

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

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