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About me

Mr. Loughead is a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon based in the North East of England. He graduated from Newcastle University in 1998, and subsequently undertook specialty training in the Northern Deanery. He undertook further fellowship training in London, Ontario, before taking up a Consultant post at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead. He has worked in private practice since 2011. Mr Loughead is a Fellow of the Royal college of Surgeons of England and has a Masters Degree (MSc) in Applied Biomechanics.

Areas of interest include:

  • Hip replacement and revision

  • Knee replacement and revision

  • Robotic assisted (Mako) surgery

  • Knee arthroscopy and partial knee replacement

  • Young adult hip pathology

  • Hip arthroscopy


  • British Orthopaedic Association

  • British Hip Society

  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)

His areas of research interest are in computer assisted surgery and joint replacement.


Book Chapters:

"Hip navigation" Evidenced Based Orthopaedics Ed. M Bhandari

"Surgical Approaches" Postgraduate Orthopaedics: The candidates guide to the FRCS Orth Ed. P Banazskiwiecz

Surgical Journals:

23 Year outcome of the porous coated anatomic hip replacement. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Am

Comparison of femoral offset in Birmingham Hip resurfacing and hybrid total hip arthroplasty. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br

Removal of acetabular bone in resurfacing arthroplasty of the hip. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br

Outcome following knee arthroplasty beyond 15 years. The Knee