Childrens Orthopaedics London | Childrens Foot & Ankle Problems 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
Children’s Orthopaedics

Children’s Orthopaedics is the private orthopaedic practice of Mr Robert Hill and is based at the Portland Hospital London although patients may be treated at other hospitals in London including the private unit at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.

Mr Hill is the Senior Consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital and has been a consultant since 1992. He currently divides his time between an NHS practice at Great Ormond Street and his private practice at the Portland Hospital. He has wide experience in non-spinal paediatric orthopaedics and treats:-

  • Children’s hip problems including developmental dysplasia of the hip, (hip dislocation), and Perthes disease
  • Foot and ankle problems including club foot, flat foot, intoeing.
  • Limb deformity from congenital problems, growth plate injuries and trauma.
  • Cerebral palsy orthopaedic problems
  • Other neurological problems such as spina bifida

In addition to his paediatric practice Mr Hill also treats Limb deformity in adults as one of the founders of London Limb Reconstruction (

Patients are seen for consultation at the Portland Hospital Consulting rooms, 234 Great Portland Street W1W 5QT and at The Hospital of St John and Elizabeth, 60 Grove End Road London NW6. At both hospitals X -rays can be carried out at the time of the consultation if needed. A paediatric physiotherapist attends the Tuesday clinic at the Portland Hospital. Patients can also be seen at Great Ormond Street International and private patient unit by arrangement.

Mr Hill has treated many International Patients and travels regularly to Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates to see new patients and to follow up old patients. He has established working relationships with many hospitals in the Middle East and elsewhere.

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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