Mr Stephen Jones


BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MRCS (Eng), MSc(Ortho Eng), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 4201984

Practising since: 1995


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Stephen Jones is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon based at Nuffield Health Cardiff, working at both the Vale Hospital and Cardiff Bay Hospital. As a specialist adult hip surgeon his practice involves the assessment and management of all aspects of hip surgery, with a high volume practice in primary and revision hip replacement. In 2016 he performed over 250 primary hip and revision hip replacements. His National Joint Registry feedback confirms a one-year revision rate of 0.45% based on over 1100 primary hip replacements with 100% data compliance submission. 

Mr Stephen Jones qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 1995. His Orthopaedic and Trauma training was on the All Wales Higher Training Program, and his specialist training has been an accumulation of fellowships in the UK together with clinical visits throughout Europe and North America. He commenced as a Consultant Surgeon in Cardiff in 2005. He has MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering that has provided him the knowledge and understanding to become closely involved with hip implant development and evaluation.

Mr. Stephen Jones is the National Musculo-skeletal Research Lead for Wales and previously Lead Clinician for Research and Development in Trauma & Orthopaedics for Cardiff & Vale University Health Board. He is currently co-applicant on over £4.5million research grant funding and is a co-investigator on a number of UK multi-center research studies. His own research portfolio covers both clinical outcome studies and basic science laboratory work relating to hip surgery. His most recent funding success in November 2016 was a Health & Care Wales Principal Investigator award of over £220,000 for 2-year study aimed at improving access to treatment for patients with hip and knee pain. 

Mr. Stephen Jones has a number of other leadership roles. He is the current Vice-President of the British Hip Society and has previously served 3 years on the executive in the elected position of Honorary Secretary. He is also a member of the senior management committee of the Arthritis Research UK Biomechanics & Bioengineering Centre in Cardiff University and is an Assessor for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

As a further update to Mr Stephen Jones activities in 2016 he performed invited presentations in the UK at the British Hip Society and the prestigious London Hip Meeting. Internationally in 2016 Mr. Jones presented in France, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Italy, Turkey and performed surgical demonstrations throughout the UK and Europe at Bio-skills courses and hospital visitations.

To date in 2017 he has lectured in Belgium, Germany, Sweden, and Spain also delivered a second successive Instructional Course Lecture at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in the San Diego in March.

Mr. Jones is a keen educator at all levels and has a regular teaching commitments on a number of University and Royal College of Surgeons courses. He is both an Internal and External Undergraduate medical school examiner.

Mr Jones performs the following treatments at Nuffield Health, The Vale Hospital

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Treatments and tests offered by Mr Stephen Jones at Nuffield Health

  • Hip revision
  • Hip replacement

Locations Mr Stephen Jones works with

Related experience


  • British Hip Society

Other posts held

  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Insurers Mr Stephen Jones works with

Mr Stephen Jones works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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