Mr Ben Burston

Mr Ben Burston

MBChB (Hons), BSc (Hons), MRCS, FRCS (Trauma & Orth)


MBChB(Hons), BSc(Hons), MRCSEng, FRCS(Tr&Orth)



Year of Qual

2000 University of Bristol

Areas of expertise

Lower limb arthroplasty (Primary and Revision Total Hip Replacement, and Total Knee Replacement) and knee arthroscopy. Lower limb trauma surgery.


Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Contact details

NHS Secretary: Eileen Thomas 01691 404431


British Orthopaedic Association,
Royal College of Surgeons of England


1994-2000 University of Bristol
2001-2004 Basic Surgical Training (Oxford)
2004-2005 Orthopaedic Registrar (New Zealand)
2006-2012 Higher Surgical Training (Bristol)
2011 Allograft and Arthroplasty Fellowship (Perth, Australia)
2012 Arthroplasty Fellowship (Fremantle, Australia)
2012 AO Trauma Fellowship (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA)
2012 Certificate of completion of training (CCT)

Current Post

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital


Burston BJ, Barnett, AJ, Amirfeyz R, Yates, PJ, Bannister GC. Collarless polished tapered stem (CPT): clinical and radiological results at 15 years’ follow-up. J Bone Joint Surg (Br). 2012; 94B: 889-894.

Barnett AJ, Howells N, Burston BJ, Ansari A, Clark D, Eldridge JD. Radiographic landmarks for tunnel placement in reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2012; 20: 2380-4.

Burston BJ, Yates PJ, Hook S, Moulder E, Bannister GC. Cemented polished tapered hip replacements in patients aged 50 years or less. A minimum 10-year follow up. J Arthroplasty. 2010; 25: 692-9.

Barnett AJ, Burston BJ, Atwal N, Gillespie G, Omari AM, Squires B. Large diameter femoral head uncemented total hip replacement to treat fractured neck of femur. Injury. 2009; 40: 752-5.

Yates P, Burston BJ, Bannister GC. Collarless Polished Tapered Stem (CPT). Clinical and Radiological Follow-up at a Minimum of 10 Years. J Bone Joint Surg (Br). 2008; 90B: 16-22.

S Hook, E Moulder, BJ Burston, PJ Yates, GC Bannister. The Exeter Universal stem. A minimum 10-year review from an independent centre. J Bone Joint Surg (Br). 2006; 88B: 1584-1590