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ODEP Panel


Hip & Knee Panels Members

Impartiality is considered very important by ODEP members to ensure the integrity of the work we do.  The surgeon members of ODEP are not salaried employees and freely volunteer their time. The only payment they receive is reimbursement for travel expenses and subsistence. 


ODEP Hip & Knee comprises the following people:

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Chairman Keith Tucker


Chairman ODEP & Beyond Compliance,

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,

Former Member of NJR Steering Committee 




Conflicts of Interest
Over 15 years ago I was in receipt of royalties from Johnson and Johnson Orthopaedics, all of which I paid into a research charity (Action Arthritis). I am a stockholder in Accentus (Medical).

I receive expenses for travel and accommodation for my ODEP related activities but otherwise I am unpaid.

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Surgeons (ODEP Hips & Knees)
Reinoud Brouwer


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,

Martini Hospital, Groningen, Nederlands

Past President Dutch Knee Society

Colin Esler

MD, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Honorary Associate Professor, University of Leicester.
President of the British Assoc. for Surgery of the Knee.
Member of the NJR Editorial Board & Data Quality Committee 

Siôn Glyn-Jones

MA, MBBS, MRICS, FRCS (Tr&Orth), DPhil

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
National Musculoskeletal Disorders Speciality Lead 
NIHR Clinical Research Network
Young Adult Hip Service

Tim Harrison

BSc, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Lower Limb Arthroplasty
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Daniel Hoornenborg


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,

Xpert Clinics, Nederlands

Anthony Hui

FRCSEd (Orth), M.A.(Cantab)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Sub-specialist interest in knee replacement, knee revision, ligament reconstruction and cartilage regeneration surgery 


Simon Jameson

FRCS (Tr&Orth), PhD, MBBS

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Hip and Knee Specialist

Alun John


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Cardiff & Vale NHS Trust
Llandough Hospital Cardiff
Hip Specialist

Paul Nicolai

FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,

West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds


Richard Parkinson

FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, 

Past President of BASK

Jonathan Phillips

MSc, MBChB, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Royal Devon & Exeter
Exeter Knee Reconstruction
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Andrew Porteous


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
President British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK),

Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol 


Janardhan Rao

BSc (Hons), MB ChB (Vic), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (T&O)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Countess of Chester Hospital
Chair of the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery

Rohit Rambani


Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Specialist Hip and Knee surgeon


Ravikumar Ratukondla

MSc (Ortho), FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Senior honorary clinical lecturer University College London

Associate professor of surgery St George’s Medical School

Specialist Hip and Knee surgeon 


Evert Smith


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
BHS rep to ODEP,
EHS rep,
Specialist Hip Arthroplasty Surgeon 

Professor David Sochart


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,Specialist Lower Limb Arthroplasty Surgeon
Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust
Ex Clinical Co-ordinator for the NJR, ex Executive Committee Member of BHS
Vice Chair of BMA for Manchester & Salford


Matthijs Somford


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Rijnstate hospital Arnhem, The Netherlands
Board member of the Dutch Hip Society

Enrico de Visser


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Orthoparc Rozendaal
Board Member of the Dutch Hip Society

Timothy Wilton


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
President of the British Orthopaedic Association,
BASK rep to ODEP,
Former member ​NJR Steering Committee

Edward Yates

MBChB, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialist interest Hip & Knee Arthroplasty
Pennine Acute NHS Trust

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Paul Dennis

Senior Category Manager, Collaborative Procurement Partnership

Ben Harrington


Contract Manager, Collaborative Procurement Partnership

Martin Pickford


Independent Consultant

Founding member of the NJR

Emeritus member of the BHS

Robert Scott

MA (Cantab), PhD

Data Scientist, NEC

Andy Smallwood


Head of Sourcing, NHS Wales,
Co-opted observer NJR Steering Committee

Olga Taylor

BA(Hons), DipEd

Data Analyst, NEC

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