Mr Andrew Hamer (m)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip & Knee)

QualificationsMB, ChB, MD, FRCS(Orth)

Main NHS base:

  • Northern General Hospital


  • Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd

Scope of Practice:

It is common that a consultant will perform more procedures in their NHS practice than privately due to the differences in the private and NHS facilities. The table below shows the main procedures Mr Hamer performs at Claremont Private Hospital and is a guide to his scope of practice.

NHS Claremont
Hip problems
Hip replacement surgery
Hip arthritis
Knee problems
Knee replacement surgery
Knee arthritis
Knee arthroscopy
Revision hip surgery
Revision knee surgery
Complex revision hip surgery
Complex revision knee surgery

Training & background:

Mr Hamer 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 Hamer is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Northern General Hospital, with a private practice at Claremont.

Andy Hamer qualified from Bristol and trained in orthopaedic surgery in Bristol, Sheffield and Melbourne. He was awarded an MD from Sheffield university in 1996 in bone graft research before his NHS consultant appointment in 1998.

Andy Hamer was a medical student in Bristol, where he first developed his interest in Orthopaedic Surgery. At this stage, he was given an award of merit by the Cutlers Company for a new device to warn surgeons of glove perforations. He then moved to a registrar post in Sheffield where he has stayed since. He was awarded an MD from the University of Sheffield for his work on allograft bone strength in revision hip surgery in 1997. He was then awarded a Wishbone Trust travelling fellowship in 1997, and spent his fellowship in Melbourne, Australia in 1997-1998 furthering his subspeciality training.

Mr Hamer was appointed as a consultant to the Northern General Hospital in 1998 with a special interest in hip and knee arthroplasty and revision surgery. He was the Training Programme Director for the Sheffield Registrar Training Programme, organised medical student teaching and is now a member of the Specialty Advisory Committee in orthopaedics to the Royal College of Surgeons. He is an examiner for the FRCS ( trauma & orthopaedics). He has an active role in research into hip and knee replacement surgery.

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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