Mr Peter Kempshall


MB BCh, FRCS (Orth), Diploma Sports Medicine

GMC number: 6031173

Practicing since: 2001


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Monday
  • Overview

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Mr Kempshall is an established NHS Consultant in Gloucestershire sub specialising in knee surgery. He completed three advanced fellowship training periods; the first focusing on arthroscopic ACL reconstruction surgery, the second unicondylar replacement (half knee) as well as complex total knee replacement surgery, and the third in knee trauma.

He gained his Diploma in Sports Medicine in 2008 and regularly treats sports injuries including the ACL and PCL. Mr Kempshall is also an expert in the surgery aimed at delaying the progression and prevention of knee arthritis. He has performed many research studies and is widely published on meniscal injuries, anterior cruciate ligament rupture and joint replacement survival and satisfaction. 

He performs half knee replacements and total knee replacements achieving excellent outcomes. 

Special interests

Orthopaedic surgery specialising in knee surgery

Other interests

Paediatric ACL injuries

Personal interests

Peter Kempshall is married with two young children. His wife is a Haematology Consultant working in Cardiff. He enjoys golf and gym sports. He has tried making his own wine with varying success.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Peter Kempshall at Nuffield Health

  • Knee surgery (ACL repair)
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear

Locations Mr Peter Kempshall works with

Related experience


He has performed many research studies and is widely published on meniscal injuries, anterior cruciate ligament rupture and joint replacement survival and satisfaction. Examples of studies he has authored:

Outcome of meniscal allograft transplantation related to articular cartilage status: advanced chondral damage should not be a contraindication. Kempshall PJ, Parkinson B, Spalding T. Knee surgery and sports traumatology. Accepted for publication Jan 2015.

Meniscal integrity predicts laxity of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Robb C, Kempshall P, Getgood A, Standell H, Sprowson A, Thompson P, Spalding T, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy 2015; 23(12): 3683-90. 

The Cardiff Arthroplasty Satisfaction Index (CASI). A simple tool for the assessment of outcome following knee arthroplasty. Kempshall PJ, Hickey B, Metcalfe AJ. Journal of Arthroplasty 28 (2013) 580-584.

Review of Kinemax Knee Arthroplasty Performed at NHS Treatment Centre Weston Super-Mare. Kempshall P, Metcalfe A, Forster MC Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) British Volume 2009 91-B;229-33.

Revision total knee arthroplasty: Complications. Mini-symposium Knee Arthroplasty. Kempshall PJ, Sharma H, Morgan-Jones R. Orthopaedics and Trauma 2012; 26:2, 95-111.


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

Other post held

  • Cheltenham General Hospital
  • Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Insurers Mr Peter Kempshall works with

Mr Peter Kempshall works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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