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Who We Are



Our Surgeons 

Mr Phillip Johnston

Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon

Mr Christopher Gooding

CONSULTANT HIP & KNEE SURGEON

Prof. Stephen McDonnell

Associate Professor

Consultant Knee & Hip Surgeon Sports and Joints

OSSA works closely with Cambridge Perioperative Partnership, a group of consultant anaesthetists with world class expertise in anaesthesia, perioperative medicine, and critical care and who have an enviable record in safety and patient centred outcomes.

All of our consultant anaesthetist colleagues hold substantive appointments at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and honorary appointments at the School of Clinical Medicine of the University of Cambridge, each is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

Prior to surgery OSSA and CPP consultants work closely together to ensure that each patient receives individualised, evidence based anaesthesia and peri-operative care allowing optimal pain relief and early mobilisation. Following the operation our anaesthetic colleagues are in regular contact with the surgeons, nursing staff, and patients to make certain that the post-operative pathway runs smoothly.

Our consultant anaesthetist colleagues are delighted to talk to patients about the perioperative care process and are keen to identify the optimal anaesthetic technique for each patient. We currently work with:

Information about the anaesthetic techniques typically used in our practice, from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, may be found at the following links:

Anaesthesia explained

You and your aesthetic

Anaesthetic choices for hip and knee replacement

Spinal anaesthesia