Mr Richard Spencer Jones

Mr Richard Spencer Jones

MB.BS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Orth)

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MB,BS University of London 1985
FRCS (Eng) 1990
FRCS(Orth) 1995

Year of Qualification


Areas of Expertise

Orthopaedic conditions of the hip and knee
Athroscopic knee surgery
Hip and knee replacement surgery
Revision (re-do) hip and knee replacement
Complex knee reconstruction with bone graft to restore host bone

Member of an international design team working on the next generation of knee replacements, with the goal of providing better function and a more natural feel to prosthesis.



The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital,
Shropshire SY10 7AG

Tel. 01691 404089
Fax. 01691 404067
The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Mytton Oak Road,

Tel. 01743 26100


Ludlow Unit
The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital,
Shropshire SY10 7AG

Tel. 01691 404089
Fax. 01691 404067

Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital,
Longden Road,
Shrewsbury SY3 9DP

Tel. 01743 817155



Monday am Oswestry / Shrewsbury
Friday am Oswestry (Whitchurch 1 in 4)


Wednesday pm Nuffield Health Shrewsbury (Ludlow Unit, Oswestry 1 in 4)


Undergraduate St. Thomas’s Hospital, University of London

Basic Surgical Training Colchester, London, Cambridge, Liverpool

Higher Surgical Training Liverpool, Stoke, Oswestry, Adelaide

Knee surgery fellowship at The Royal Adelaide Hospital and Sportsmed SA


Lloyd Griffiths Medal 1996


Varley GW, Spencer Jones R, Thomas P, Andrews D, Green AD, Stevens
DB. Injury patterns in motorcycle road-racers: Experience on the Isle of Man 1989 – 1991. Injury 1993; 24: 443-446.

Spencer Jones R, Taggart T. Sport related injuries attending the Accident and Emergency Department. British Journal of Sports Medicine 1994; 28: 110-111.

Spencer Jones R, Nawana NS, Pearcy MJ, Learmonth DJA, Bickerstaff D,
Costi JJ, Patterson R. Mechanical properties of the human anterior cruciate ligament. Clinical Biomechanics 1995; 7: 339-344.

Izquierdo AR, Spencer Jones R, Schwemm ED, Jansen B. Comparison of two methods of grip strength analysis. Journal of Orthopaedic Rheumatology 1995; 4: 203-206.

Haidar RK, Spencer Jones R, Vergroesen DA, Evans GA. Simultaneous open reduction and Salter Innominate osteotomy for developmental dysplasia of the hip. J Bone Joint Surg 1996: 78B: 471-476.

Spencer Jones R, Keene GCR, Learmonth DJA, Bickerstaff D, Nawana NS,
Costi JJ, Pearcy MJ. Direct measurement of hoop strains in the intact and torn human medial meniscus. Clinical Biomechanics 1996; 11: 295-300.

Graham N, Leese N, Spencer Jones R. Informed consent in elective orthopaedic surgery: is the message getting through? NHSLA Review. Issue 21, 2001.

Toms AD, Morgan-Jones RL, Spencer Jones R. Intramedullary femoral nailing: removing the nail improves the subjective outcome. Injury 2002; 33: 247-249.

Musso AD, Mohanty K. Spencer Jones R. Role of frozen section histology in diagnosis of infection during revision arthroplasty. Postgraduate Med J 79, 590-3.

Kili S, Wright I, Spencer Jones R. Change in Harris hip score in patients on the waiting list for total hip replacement. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2003; 85: 269-271.

Toms AD, Barker RL, Kuiper JH, Spencer Jones R. Current Concepts Review. Impaction Bone Grafting in Revision Joint Replacement Surgery. JBJS A. 2004; 86A(9):2050-60.

Toms AD, McClelland D, Chua L, de Waal Malefijit M, Verdonschot N, Spencer Jones R, Kuiper JH. Mechanical Testing of Impaction Bone Grafting in the Tibia. Initial stability and design of the stem. JBJS B. 2005; 87B(5): 656-663.

Toms AD, Barker RL, McClelland D, Chua L, Spencer Jones R, Kuiper JH. Repair of Defects and Containment in Revision Total Knee Replacement. A comparative biomechanical analysis. JBJS B. 2009; 91B(2): 271-277.

Toms AD, Spencer Jones R. Celebrate the Knee! 35 years of Total Condylar Knee Replacement. J R Coll Surg Edin.

Toms AD, McClelland D, Spencer Jones R. Impaction Bone Grafting in Revision Knee Surgery. Operative Technique Manual. Johnson & Johnson.

Hart WJ, Spencer Jones R. Wear debris associated with a large lateral femoral condyle cyst following an Oxford medial unicompartmental knee replacement. The Knee 11, 2004, 409-412.

Hart WJ, Spencer Jones R. Two-stage revision of infected total knee replacements using articulating cement spacers and short-term antibiotic therapy” JBJS 2006, 88B, 1011-1015.