Paediatric Orthopaedics London | Childrens Orthopaedic London | UK
For Appointment: + 44 (0) 207 390 8351
Emergency out of hours: + 44 (0) 207 580 4400
For Appointment:
+ 44 (0) 207 390 8351
Emergency out of hours:
+ 44 (0) 207 580 4400
Welcome To Childrens Orthopaedics

Childrens Orthopaedics is the private orthopaedic practice of Mr Robert Hill and is based at the Portland Hospital London.

Mr Hill has been a Consultant Orthpaedic Surgeon since 1992. He retired from NHS practice at Great Ormond Street in 2017 but retains an Honorary Contract in order to contribute to teaching and research. He continues in private practice at the Portland Hospital but also runs a private clinic at Great Ormond Street. He has wide experience in non spinal paediatric orthopaedics and treats:-

  • Childrens hip problems including developmental dysplasia of the hip, (hip dislocation),and Perthes disease
  • Foot and ankle problems including club foot, flat foot and intoeing. A Ponseti service is available at the Portland Hospital.
  • Limb deformity from congenital problems, growth plate injuries and trauma.
  • Cerebral palsy orthopaedic problems
  • Other orthopaedic neurological problems such as spina bifida
  • Limb lengthening and reconstruction.
  • Paediatric fractures.

In addition to his paediatric practice Mr Hill also treats Limb deformity in adults in conjunction with his colleague Mr Peter Calder, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

Patients are seen for consultation at the Portland Hospital Consulting rooms, 2nd Floor 215 Great Portland Street W1W 5PN or in the Private Consulting Rooms Great Ormond Street Hospital. (Entrance on Lambs Conduit Street.) X Rays can be carried out at the time of the consultation if needed. A paediatric physiotherapist attends the Tuesday afternoon clinic at the Portland Hospital. Appointments are booked via the secretary.

Mr Hill has treated many International Patients particularly from the Middle East, Greece and Cyprus. He has established working relationships with many hospitals in the Middle East, some of which he has visited, and elsewhere.

For information about common paediatric orthopaedic problems please see the Drop Down Menu.

UK Fee schedule (from 1st April 2013 and subject to revision)
New appointment: £250
Follow up appointment: £150
Emergency out of hours consultation (in patient) £300

Payment by Credit card, cash or cheque drawn on UK banks are accepted
We have arrangements with most UK based Insurers and will directly invoice insurance companies if membership details and authorization number are provided at time of consultation.
Embassy sponsored patients must provide a letter of guarantee as without this we are not permitted to see patients.

Tests and X-rays are charged separately by the hospital

Fees and Shortfalls.

A shortfall is when your Insurer does not fully meet the fee charged by the Consultant and you are liable for the difference. For Surgery we usually provide you with both an operation code and an estimate so you can check with your Insurance Company. Fees will depend on complexity and Insurance schedules do not always take this into account.

Simple UK cases are usually charged within most Insurance Company Schedules but patients insured with Pru Health and Simply Health are particularly advised to check there will be no shortfall.

Please note that Anaesthetists fees for surgery are charged separately and will be invoiced separately by the Anaesthetist. Due to unchanging levels of reimbursement by Insurance Companies in many cases there will be a shortfall even for major British Insurers. We will endeavor to obtain an estimate on your behalf prior to surgery.

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The Hungarian Orthopaedic Association has awarded Mr Robert Hill Honorary Membership of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Association in recognition of his contributions to Hungarian Orthopaedics.

Latest publications & Research

Posteromedial bowing of the tibia: a benign condition or a case for limb reconstruction ?
Johnathan Wright, Robert Hill, Deborah Eastwood, Peter Calder, Sally Tennant.
Presented at European Orthopaedic Society Meeting Oslo 2018.

Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Surgery Case Atlas. Pediatric Deformity. Edited by Robert Rozbruch and Reggie Hamdy.
6 Case Studies.
Springer Reference. 2015