Tim Board

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Hip Specialist


MB ChB(Hons), BSc(Hons), MRCS, MSc(Orth Eng), FRCS(Trauma & Orth), MD

Choose and Book Codes

ORSHKW - Specialist Hip and Knee

ORGOR - General Ortho Lower Limb

Speciality Areas:

Primary hip replacement
Revision hip replacement
Hip Impingement treatment, labral tear treatment
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip resurfacing and young adult hip problems
Complex hip reconstruction
Infected cases and post trauma
Young patients with arthritis
Cemented and cementless fixation
Abnormalities such as hip dysplasia, Perthes, previous trauma
Bone grafting techniques
Femoral and acetabular reconstruction with bone grafting and/or mega prosthesis

Contact Details:

Secretary -  01257 256528
Email - andrea.j.birchall@wwl.nhs.uk

Further information on Tim is available at https://www.hipdr.co.uk/

Twitter @tim_n_board

Clinic Access Times:

Tuesday:     0900 - 1300 Wrightington (New patient clinic)

Tuesday:     1330 - 1700 Wrightington (Follow up clinic)



Professor Board is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon working at the Centre for Hip Surgery at Wrightington Hospital. He is also a Visiting Professor in Orthopaedics at the University of Leeds, Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Manchester and Honorary Professor at Salford University.

He is fellowship trained in dealing with complex hip and knee problems including primary and revision arthroplasty. He was appointed as a Consultant in 2007 and has developed a special interest in treating young patients with arthritis and also treating patients who have problems after operations and dealing with revision surgery of the hip. He also has an interest in dealing with hip impingement using the latest arthroscopic surgical techniques.
Tim gained his Medical degree from the University of Manchester in 1996 (awarded with Honours). He also gained a first-class honours degree in Anatomy whilst an undergraduate. He obtained Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1999. Speciality training in the North West led to completion of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeon (Trauma and Orthopaedics) in 2005.
During his training Tim undertook periods of specialist training abroad, spending a year in Sydney, Australia and visiting fellowships in Hanover, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland. He also spent some voluntary time in Malawi, providing orthopaedic care and education, a visit funded by World Orthopaedic Concern.
He has a strong interest in research and undertook an MD at the University of Manchester investigating bone grafting techniques in revision hip surgery. He has presented at many national and international meetings and has published more than 110 papers (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=board+t) and contributed to many textbooks. His main fields of research interest include improving the outcomes of primary and revision hip replacement, hip impingement modelling, hip arthroscopy and paediatric hip replacement. He holds a number of research grants from NIHR, EPSRC and industry.
Tim is Greater Manchester NIHR lead for Orthopaedics and Chairs the British Hip Society Research Committee. Outside of work he is a keen fell runner, cyclist and sailor.