Robert Hill

Robert Hill was appointed consultant in 1992 and is now the Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

He has also held consultant appointments at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, and the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, undertaking adult orthopaedics.


Robert has extensive experience in non-spinal paediatric orthopaedics and in limb reconstruction in both adults and childern. His expertise was recognised by the British Orthopaedic Association, who invited him to be the Naughton Dunn Lecturer in 2004. He was invited to be visiting Professor by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 2003, and frequently visits hospitals in the Middle East. He was visiting Professor at the Royal Children's Hospital in Brisbane in 2012.

Qualifications and training

Robert Hill qualified in 1980 and trained in orthopaedics at St Thomas' Hospital, London and was senior registrar on the St Bartholomew's Hospital Training Scheme (Percival Pott Rotation). He spent 12 months training in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand on a Fellowship.

Research interests

Robert has published widely on paediatric orthopaedic topics and also on limb reconstruction, including non-union and mal-union problems in adults and children. He has a national and international reputation and has lectured both in the UK and abroad on various courses as a member of faculty.