Mr Andrew Cobb is an Orthopaedic Surgeon based in Surrey, UK. He currently practices exclusively at the Ashtead Hospital in Ashtead. He specializes in hip, knee, foot, and ankle surgery, as well as trauma surgery. In terms of experience, Mr Cobb is one of the most seasoned and knowledgeable orthopaedic surgeons at Ashtead or anywhere else in the region today. He has successfully performed over 800 hip replacements and 300 knee replacements in the last 3 years alone! Mr Cobb is also multilingual, speaking English, French, Italian, and German.
He began his education with a BSc with honours from Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London in 1974, followed by his MBBS from the same institution in 1977. Mr Cobb went on to train as a Senior House Officer on rotation in Bristol, as Registrar in Oxford, and as Senior Registrar on rotation at the St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in Norwich and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore. He was inducted into both the Edinburgh and England Royal College of Surgeons as a Fellow in 1982, a very prestigious honour. He also served as Clinical Fellow in joint replacement surgery at Harvard University Medical School in Boston, USA in 1987, and as American-British-Canadian Travelling Fellow in 1992.
Mr Cobb served as one of the leading consultants at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, and as Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedics in the Institute of Orthopaedics at University College in London from 1988-1994. He believes deeply in training the next generation of orthopaedists, and has served as Education Secretary and a member of the Council of the British Orthopaedic Association, an Intercollegiate FRCS Orthopaedics Examiner from 1999-2004, and is currently Director of Professional Affairs for the South East Coast region and Deputy Medical Director of Epsom and St. Helier NHS Trust.
He is also the author of a number of papers on hip and knee surgery and is an international lecturer on the topic of hip resurfacing. Mr Cobb currently also enjoys the honour of being a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty, the Knee, and the Journal of Engineering in Medicine. He is also active in a number of professional societies, including the British Hip Society, British Association of Surgeons of the Knee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, British Orthopaedic Association, Royal College of Surgeons, Girdlestone Orthopaedic Association, Percivall Pott Club, Seddon Society, and the 1964 Club.
Mr Cobb’s range of experience and training is evident in the numerous medical procedures he specializes in, including hip replacement, hip resurfacing, knee arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, fracture fixation, partial or full knee replacement, foot and ankle fusion surgery, and many more. For all your hip, knee, foot, and ankle orthopaedic needs, Mr Cobb is a dedicated, experienced, skilled choice, committed to his specialities and his patients.
Primary Medical Qualification
MB BS 1977 University of London
Specialist Register entry date
Trauma and orthopaedic surgery From 20 May 1996
BSc Hons Middlesex Hospital Medical School 1974
FRCS Edin Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1982
FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1982
Reference number 2404651
British Hip Society
British Association of Surgeons of the Knee
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons
Girdlestone Orthopaedic Association
Percivall Pott Club