Mr Robert Ashford

MB BS (Lon), FRCS (TrOrth), FRCS (Glas), MD


Mr Robert Ashford is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Tumour Surgeon with a private practice at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital.

He is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at University Hospitals of Leicester and a Consultant Sarcoma Surgeon for the East Midlands Sarcoma Service.  He is actively involved in research and a Clinical Teacher at the University of Leicester.  He is also Secretary of the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society.

He is fellowship trained in Sarcoma Surgery and Joint Reconstruction having completed fellowships in Sydney, Australia with Dr Paul Stalley and at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore working with Steve Cannon, Tim Briggs, Sarah Muirhead-Allwood, John Skinner and Richard Carrington.

Mr Ashford offers a specialist service in the management of musculoskeletal tumours including assessment, surveillance and surgical management. In addition he performs hip replacements, knee replacements and knee arthroscopy. 

Mr Ashford offers a One-Stop Lumps & Bumps Clinic on a Tuesday evening offering swift diagnosis for any lump or bump anywhere on the body - all in one visit.  Please telephone or email for more details.


  • Weekly Tuesday evening
  • Weekly Friday AM


Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Leicester Royal Infirmary

Member of

  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Oncology Society


Mr Robert Ashford works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Medical Care Direct
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

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

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

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