Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon FRCS (Tr&Orth), Hip and Knee
Mr. Kerry Acton is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery, with a particular interest in hip surgery in the young.
For the hip Kerry performs:
- hip arthroscopy
- impingement surgery
- labral resection and osteochondroplasty
Having studied the long-term survival of implants, Mr. Acton is a proponent of uncemented hip replacements and hard-bearing (metal-on-metal or ceramic-on-ceramic) hips. He carries out revision hip surgery for failed hip replacements, including hip resurfacing.
For the knee Kerry performs:
- meniscal resection and repair
- anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
- uni-compartment knee replacement
- total knee replacement (TKR)
He treats fractures of both the upper and lower limbs using surgical and less invasive methods.
Mr. Acton attended St. George’s Hospital Medical School, London, and undertook orthopaedic training in London and the south east of England. He then went on to sub-specialty training in cementless and revision hip surgery during a one year Furlong Fellowship on the south coast.
Mr. Acton has delivered prize-winning presentations at academic meetings and published research in peer-reviewed journals. During his training he sat on the Royal College of Surgeons Specialist Advisory Committee for Orthopaedics, as well as the Intercollegiate Board, overseeing the FRCS (Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons) exam.
He continues to innovate to improve orthopaedic outcomes and is actively involved in research, while also being invited regularly to teach, lecture and demonstrate his surgical techniques in the UK and abroad.
British Medical Association
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons of England
BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital
Guildford Nuffield Hospital
Royal Surrey County Hospital