Mr Richard Barksfield
Date of registration
1 Aug 2006
Primary medical qualifications
MBBS, BSc, FRCS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mr Barksfield is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Hip and Knee Surgery. He completed his Medical Training at Imperial College London in 2006. During this time, he also undertook a Clinical Clerkship in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at Harvard Medical School for which he was awarded honors.
Mr Barksfield spent the early years of his career working in Surrey and West London prior to commencing surgical training in Gloucestershire through which he was awarded a national training number on the Cambridge Orthopaedic Rotation. Subsequently he transferred to the prestigious Bristol Orthopaedic Rotation where he completed his higher surgical training and was awarded Fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons. Mr Barksfield completed advanced fellowship training at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, an Institution with a world class reputation, and is a life member of the Girdlestones Orthopaedic Society. He has also completed an advanced fellowship in trauma at Southmead Hospital, the Major Trauma centre for the South-West, specialising in the management of the traumatised lower limb.
Mr Barksfield offers comprehensive assessment and management strategies for all hip and knee conditions including soft tissue injuries, trauma and arthritic joints. He performs arthroscopic (key-hole) surgery for sports and soft tissue injuries of the knee and offers the full suite of joint replacement services for the hip and knee including total hip replacement, revision (Redo) hip surgery, primary total knee replacement, revision total knee replacement and partial (unicondylar) knee replacement.
Areas of expertise
Hip Conditions: Hip Arthritis, Avascular necrosis, Young adult hip problems, Slipped upper femoral epiphyses, Perthes Disease, Developmental dysplasia, Femoroacetabular impingement, Painful and failing total hip replacements, Infected total hip replacements Monitoring historic metal on metal hips, Trochanteric bursitis
Hip procedures performed: Total Hip Replacement Revision, Total Hip Replacement Hip Injections
Knee conditions: Osteoarthritis of the knee, Torn knee cartilage (Meniscus) Anterior cruciate ligament injury (ACL), Kneecap (patella) dislocation, Sports injuries, Early arthritis
Knee procedures performed: Partial Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement Knee Arthroscopy (keyhole), Meniscal repair, ACL reconstruction, Revision total knee replacement
Trauma: In addition to expertise in Hip and Knee Surgery, Mr Barksfield is a fellowship trained trauma surgeon. He manages patients presenting with the full spectrum of trauma injuries including: Elbow, Hand and Wrist fractures Hip, Femoral shaft and Periprosthetic fractures, Soft Tissue Knee Injuries, Knee Fractures and those involving Knee Replacements, Tibial fractures Foot, Ankle and Pilon fractures
- Cheltenham General hospital