Mr Edward Gardner
Consultant Orthopaedic
Hip and Knee Surgeon



Mr Gardner qualified from Southampton Medical School in 1999. He undertook his Orthopaedic training within the Wessex region and was awarded his certificate of completion of specialist training in September 2011.

Mr Gardner was appointed a substantive consultant at University Hospital Southampton in May 2016 after a year as a locum consultant. His practice specialises in hip and knee replacement including revision surgery. 



A years fellowship in Western Australia cemented his interest in primary and revision hip and knee surgery. He developed a specialist interest in stiff and painful total knee replacements. A visiting fellowship to Toronto Canada revealed the arthroplasty techniques used in a leading hospital in North America. 

On returning to the UK he completed a second fellowship in hip and knee surgery at Bournemouth Hospital, before continuing to work at Bournemouth as a consultant for 2 years. During this time he gained expertise in revision surgery for infections and metal on metal implants. He introduced enhanced recovery protocols to to improve patient outcomes following joint replacement surgery. This work led to him being shortlisted for a staff excellence award.


Research and Hobbies

His current research interests include peri-prosthetic fractures, infected arthroplasty and computer navigated fracture fixation. He has lectured internationally and is on the faculty teaching anatomy at Southampton.

Mr Gardner lives with his wife and young family in Hampshire and enjoys Sailing and Cycling.


Client Testimonials

Mr Gardner and your team, thank you for such a fantastic job on my hip.
— Mr RS
My mother has finally been given her mobility back with great thanks to Mr Gardner who we think is a great surgeon.
— Mrs CL
Thank you and your team for undertaking my knee replacement. I am very grateful for your skill and expertise and the care and concern shown by all members of the medical and nursing staff. You must operate on so many people and it was all the more amazing to receive such personal attention both before and after the operation- not to mention the operation itself!
— Mrs JR
I underwent a four hour operation in december for the revision of my metal artificial hip. The operation was sucessful and i am pleased to say i am recovering well under his care.
— Mrs SA
Just a line to say thank you for treating me. Everything in my experience went so much easier than I ever anticipated.
— Mr JS