Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, FRCS (Orth & Tr), BSc
General Medical Council Number: 3678479
Mr Armitage completed his Orthopaedic training on the south East Thames Higher Surgical Training Programme in 2001, gaining experience in many district general hospitals including Brighton, St Thomas’s and King’s College London and Oxford John Radcliffe Hospital.
In August 2001 he commenced a fellowship in Perth Western Australia working with Mr Holt specialising in sports related injuries including knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow, hip arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction.
In March 2002 he then began a Trauma Fellowship at Royal Perth Hospital, Australia study for Mr Croser, this involved the daily running of the trauma department and daily trauma surgery including highly complex fractures and multiple injuries.
In April 2003 Mr Armitage was appointed to Eastbourne District General Hospital as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Knee surgery. In 2006 Mr Armitage took over as Clinical Lead for Orthopaedics at Eastbourne driving the department forward and inline with Local, National and European directives. He stepped down from the position of Clinical Lead in 2012.
He provides a comprehensive knee service including osteotomy, unicompartmental replacement, knee replacement, revision knee surgery, arthroscopy, ACL and PCL ligament reconstructions.
He has excellent National Joint Register revision rates for knee surgery and receives a steady stream of complex knee referrals from his colleagues.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew Armitage include:
Sports knee injury and ligament reconstruction
Early Discharge Programme (Assisted Discharge Scheme/Trauma Assisted Discharge Scheme) for elective and emergency orthopaedic patients.
Spending time with my wife, 2 children and dog. Car enthusiast, play some tennis and attending ‘boot camp’.