Mr Ronan Banim

BSc (Hons), MB BS, FRCS (Tr & Orth), FRCS (Ed)

  • Specialities Orthopaedics, Joint replacement
  • Telephone 01244 684 325
  • Year of first qualification 1993
  • Email
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 4031824
  • Website
  • Fax 01244 680 812


Mr Banim is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Nuffield Health The Grosvenor Hospital, Chester. He is an experienced lower limb surgeon, and has been a consultant at the Countess of Chester Hospital, NHS Trust, since 2006.

He qualified form London University, and did his specialist training in the West Midlands and Wales. He has worked in a number of specialist orthopaedic centres in the UK, including Wrightington and Oswestry, as well as in the USA.

Mr Banim has been trained in all aspects of orthopaedic surgery, and his expertise is in hip, knee and lower limb surgery. He performs large numbers of joint replacements and ligament reconstructions, as well as offering treatment for sports injuries and trauma.

Conditions Mr Banim regularly treats include:

  • Hip and knee arthritis
  • Torn cartilages
  • Ligament ruptures, including the ACL
  • Soft tissue injuries and fractures

Common operations that Mr Banim performs include:


  • Weekly Monday evening
  • 2nd and 4th Wednesday AM
  • Weekly Friday AM
  • A GP letter of referral is required


Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Trust
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Grosvenor Nuffield Health Hospital, Chester


Personal interests

Mr Banim enjoys sailing, which he manages to do most weeks during the summer on West Kirby Lake - as well as a few more adventurous trips! Other interests include skiing, cycling and playing golf to a very poor standard. Any time left is spent with his wife and two children.

Member of

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons (Ed)
  • Chester and North Wales Medical Society


Mr Ronan Banim works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

Mr Ronan Banim has the following interest in this hospital/ another Nuffield Health hospital or the company:

Mr Ronan Banim is the Medical Advisory Committee Chair for Nuffield Health Chester Hospital. No remuneration is paid for this role, however use of medical secretary services, administrative accommodation and consulting room used in connection with it are not charged for. Services used in connection with the provision of Mr Ronan Banim's private practice are charged at market rates.

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

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