Robert Hill qualified in 1980 and trained in Orthopaedics at St Thomas’ Hospital London and was Senior Registrar on the St Bartholomew’s Hospital Training Scheme, (Percival Pott Rotation). He spent 12 months training in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand on a Fellowship.
He was appointed Consultant in 1992 and is now the Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children NHS Foundation Trust. He has also held Consultant appointments at St Bartholomew’s Hospital London and the Princess Alexandra Hospital Harlow undertaking adult orthopaedics. He has extensive experience in non-Spinal paediatric orthopaedics and in Limb Reconstruction in both adults and children. His expertise was recognised by the British Orthopaedic Association who invited him to be the Naughton Dunn Lecturer in 2004. He was invited to be a visiting Professor by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2003 and was visiting Professor to the Royal Brisbane Children’s Hospital in 2012. Mr Hill has visited many hospitals in the Middle East.
He has published widely on paediatric orthopaedic topics and particularly on Limb Reconstruction including non-union and mal union problems in adults and children. He has a national and international reputation and has lectured both in the UK and abroad on numerous courses as a member of faculty.
He is currently the Medical Director of the Portland Hospital for Women and Children.