Professor Xavier Griffin


BM BCh MA(Cantab) PhD FRCS(Tr & Orth)

GMC number: 6055402

Practicing since: 2004


Orthopaedic surgery

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Professor Griffin graduated from Green College, University of Oxford in 2002 having previously obtained a First Class Honours degree reading Medical Sciences at Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge. He underwent 10 years of orthopaedic and trauma training in Bristol and Coventry before completing specialist fellowships in both trauma and hip reconstruction surgery in Melbourne, Australia.

Professor Griffin previously undertook a PhD at the University of Warwick in which he investigated the causes of pain in musculoskeletal disease. He remains an active clinician scientist, conducting clinical trials and basic science research at the University of Oxford. Professor Griffin is an associate professor at the University in recognition of his ongoing research and teaching in Orthopaedics, and is affiliated to Wolfson College, Oxford. He supervises a number students studying towards higher-degrees in Orthopaedics and plays a role in a number of national level policy making committees related to injuries and their management.

Special interests

  • Extremity trauma to upper and lower limb
  • Pelvic and acetabulumn trauma
  • Post traumatic reconstruction of the hip

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Xavier Griffin at Nuffield Health

  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Hip replacement
  • Ankle fusion
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Tennis elbow release

Locations Professor Xavier Griffin works with

Related experience


Xavier Griffin is an Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford.

Xavier is Chief Investigator for NIHR randomised clinical trials and has also received commercially funded grants. His research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal trauma interventions.

Xavier has several Research Committee appointments including, but not limited to; Cochrane, Arthritis UK and British Orthopaedic Association.


  • Orthopaedic Trauma Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

Other post held

  • Associate Professor Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, University of Oxford
  • Honorary Consultant Orthoapedic Trauma Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Professor Xavier Griffin works with

Professor Xavier Griffin works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • CS Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Professor Xavier Griffin does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Xavier Griffin does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Xavier Griffin does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.