Mr Alexander Anderson (m)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Knee Joint & Soft Tissue Reconstruction)

QualificationsMbbs, BCh, MRCS (Ed), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Main NHS base:

  • Rotherham District General Hospital


  • Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd

Scope of Practice:

  • Sports trauma
  • Knee ligament injuries and reconstruction
  • Cartilage tears and repair
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery
  • Knee arthritis
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee replacement revision
  • Unicompartmetal knee replacement
  • Osteotomies around the knee
  • Multiple Ligament Reconstruction (PCL,MCL,LCL,PLC)
  • ACL reconstruction

Training & background:

Mr Anderson is part of Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd (SOL), proudly in partnership with Claremont Private Hospital. In addition to Claremont’s CQC accreditation, SOL has it’s own CQC accreditation and is part of Claremont’s 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on-call consultant cover provision for inpatients. SOL Consultants are integral to the reduced length of stay Claremont patients enjoy, compared to other providers.  

Mr Alex Anderson is an NHS Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon at Rotherham General Hospital and Clinical Director, with a private practice at Claremont with over a decades sub specialist Consultant experience.

Mr Anderson specialises solely in knee surgery in his private practice following higher surgical training knee fellowships in Harrogate and Sheffield over 15 years ago and extensive clinical experience since with a busy NHS and private practice since.

He treats all aspects of knee surgery in patients of all ages including complex problems from arthroscopy and soft tissue surgery for sports injuries through to arthroplasty (primary and revision). This includes; single and multiple ligament reconstruction, meniscal and chondral disorders, osteotomies, unicompartmental (partial) and total knee replacements and he is involved in international research trials. As with all of our SOL surgeons with its strong governance structure Mr Anderson consistently demonstrates excellent patient related outcome measures and low reoperation and complication rates compared to other UK surgeons.

Mr Anderson is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, he is presently a member of a number of orthopaedic societies (BOA, BASK, ISAKOS, ESSKA) and continues to be actively involved in research having published in national and international journals. He enjoys teaching and training junior doctors and future surgeons as faculty on national exam courses arthroscopic workshops.

Mr Anderson is recognised as a provider by all major insurance companies including BUPA, WPA, AXA PPP, Simply Health, Vitality, Prudential, Groupama and AVIVA.

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

M: Monthly sessions       A: Consulting alternative weeks       A/H: Ad Hoc

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