Mr Derfel Williams

Mr Derfel Williams

MBChB(Hons), MSc(Res), FRCS(Tr&Orth)


MBChB (Hons) – University of Liverpool
MSc (Res) – University of Oxford
FRCS Tr&Orth –Royal College of Surgeons (London)



Year of Qualification


Areas of Expertise

All aspects of children’s orthopaedic surgery
Limb deformity / reconstruction in children
Cerebral palsy and neuromuscular conditions
Gait analysis

Current Appointment

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry


British Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery
British Society for Surgery in Cerebral Palsy
European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children
British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association


Basic Surgical Training – North West Deanery
Specialist Surgical Training – Oxford Orthopaedic Training Programme
AOA Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship – Women & Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
Paediatric Orthopaedic & Limb Reconstruction Fellow – Sheffield Children’s Hospital


Removal of the infrapatella fat pad during total knee arthroplasty: does it affect patient outcomes? Moverley R, Williams DP, Bardakos N, Field RE. Int Orthop 38(12): 2483-2487. 2014.

Early postoperative predictors of satisfaction following total knee arthroplasty. Williams DP, O’Brien S, Doran E, Price AJ, Beard DJ, Murray DW, Beverland DE. Knee 20(6): 442-446. 2013.

Early revisions of the Femoro-Patella Vialla joint replacement. Williams DP, Pandit H, Athanasou NA, Murray DW, Gibbons CLMH. Bone Joint J. 95-B(6): 793-797. 2013.

Long term trends in the Oxford Knee Score. Williams DP, Blakey C, Hadfield G, Murray DW, Price AJ, Field RE.Bone Joint J. 95-B(1): 45-51. 2013.

The Effects of Age on Knee Arthroplasty Patient Reported Outcome Measures. Williams DP, Price AJ, Beard, DJ, Hadfield G, Arden NK, Murray DW, Field RE. Bone Joint J. 95-B(1): 38-44. 2013.

Talonavicular dislocation following low energy injury. Foot & Williams DP, Hanoun A, Hakimi M, Ali S, Khatri M. Foot Ankle Surgery 15(3): 155-157. 2009.

Heat Treatment of Arthroscopic Knots and its Effect on Knot Security. Williams DP, Hughes PJ, Fisher AC, Doherty P. Arthroscopy 24(1): 7-13. 2008.