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Mr John Hardy, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialist Details
Full name

Mr John Hardy


BSc MB BS MD FRCS(Ed and Eng) FRCS(Orth)


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Orthopaedic and trauma surgery

Site specialisation
Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Sports injuries, prevention of arthritis, keyhole surgery, cartilage replacement surgery, joint replacement surgery, hand surgery, knee surgery, ligament reconstruction, navigation surgery, minimally invasive surgery

Background Information

Mr Hardy is a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. He consults in a number of hospitals in Bristol and London including the world renowned Cromwell Hospital.  He is a founding Director of the Sport and Orthopaedic Clinic where he has had the honour of being asked to care for Olympic and National Sportsmen and Sportswomen. He has published the outcome of the largest personally treated series of 100 footballers who had broken their limbs. He now lectures to medical students and to clubs on the prevention of injury in sport. Mr Hardy is registered with all healthcare insurers and accepts private GP and sports injury clinic referrals.

Languages spoken

English and French to GCSE level

Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: Tue: Wed: Thurs: Fri: amSat:

Appointments telephone number

0117 3171793

Additional Career Information
Year qualified




NHS hospitals


Research interests

Sports Injuries; Sprains, Strains and Contusions; Ligament Injuries; Cartilage repair vs. removal; Prevention of refracture in athletes; Fracture Healing; Fracture non-union; Children's Fractures; Arthritis management in the young and Rheumatoid patient; Dupuytren's Disease; Peripheral nerve compromise (Carpal or Cubital Tunnel Syndrome); Prevention of Infection in Surgery. 

Key published papers

Hardy JRW. Complex clavicular injury in childhood. J Bone Joint Surg. 1992;74-B:154. 
Hardy JRW, de Jonge EJ, Richardson JB. Fracture stiffness. J. Orthop. Techniques. 1994;2:177-189. 
Cattermole HR, Hardy JRW, Gregg PJ. The footballer's fracture. Br. J. Sports Med. 1996;30:171-175. 
Hardy JRW, McCaskie AW, Calder SJ, Pattison GTR.  Inflatable trays for the prevention of contamination in surgery.  Injury. 1999;30(4):309-312. 
Hardy JRW, Chimutengwende-Gordon M, Bakar I. Quadriceps tendon rupture: An association with a patella spur. J. Bone Joint Surg. 2005;87-B:1361-3. 


Media coverage

Our consultants regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.