Mr Gilbody

Orthopaedic surgeon

  • Knee replacement
  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Traumatic injury
  • Knee Surgery

Mr Julian Gilbody

GMC: 4420543

Mr Julian Gilbody is an accomplished orthopaedic surgeon based in Manchester specialising in knee and hip replacements, revision hip replacement surgery and knee arthroscopy. He uses cutting edge technology tailored individually to each patient to provide the best results and fastest rehabilitation process possible. He is currently the clinical governance lead for hip fractures and leads a fracture clinic transformation team.

Mr Gilbody qualified in medicine in 1997 from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine (part of the University of London), before completing his higher surgical training in the West Midlands. He went on to complete fellowships in advanced arthroplasty surgery at the prestigious Exeter Hip Unit and at Toronto Western Hospital.

Throughout his career, Mr Gilbody has been actively involved in research, publishing a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is involved with training the next generation of surgeons, teaching surgical trainees in the North West and medical students from the University of Manchester.
  • Professional experience

    • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Spire Manchester (present)
    • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (2016 – present)
    • Locum Consultant, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Mar 2016 – Oct 2016)
    • Locum Consultant, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust (2015 – 2016)
    • Locum Consultant, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (2013 – 2014)
    • Lower limb arthroplasty fellow, Toronto Western Hospital (2012 – 2013)
  • Education

    • MB BS University of London (1997)
    • MSc (Master of Science)
    • FRCSEd(Tr&Orth) (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Trauma and Orthopaedic))
  • Professional membership

    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Trauma and Orthopaedic) (FRCSEd(Tr&Orth))

 Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Hip replacement surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Traumatic injury

Make an appointment


  • Spire Manchester Hospital
    170 Barlow Moor Rd, Manchester M20 2AF M20 2AF - Greater Manchester (Manchester)
    (+44) 01615040982


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If at first you don’t succeed… An expert’s guide to revision hip replacement

Our hips are essential for our ability to walk. If something happens this joint, the impact on our lives is huge. For this reason, many patients opt for hip replacement procedures, which install a prosthetic joint. However, sometimes this is not the end of the problem. We asked accomplished orthopaedic surgeon Mr Julian Gilbody why some patients need a revision hip replacement and what causes their first procedure to fail.

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