Mr Richard W Westerman

MB ChB, MSc (Orth Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)


Working as a Hip and Knee Consultant Surgeon at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Mr Westerman has a specialist interest in complex and revision hip replacement surgery.

He went to medical school at the University of Birmingham in 1996. He joined the Armed Forces, completed commando training and gained the prestigious 'Green Beret', before working as a medical officer for a Royal Marine Commando Unit.

He returned to the West Midlands for Basic Surgical Training, working at Selly Oak and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.

He undertook the majority of his specialist Orthopaedic training in Nottingham and Derby before moving to the world renowned Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre in Exeter for fellowship training.

He has gained additional experience travelling to United States and Canada.

He now teaches surgeons on many courses nationally and internationally.

Mr Westerman specilaisies in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Warwickshire Hospital:


  • Thursday morning


Current posts

  • Consultant Hip & Knee Surgeon at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


  • Primary hip replacement
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Primary knee replacement

Personal interests

Mr Westerman  has a love of the outdoors as well as Running, kayaking and hill walking. 

Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society


Mr Richard W Westerman works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Mr Richard W Westerman does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Richard W Westerman does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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