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Mr. Philip Housden

Speciality: Orthopaedics

Mr Philip Housden has worked as Clinical Director of the East Kent Orthopaedic service until 2011 and since then has focused his non-clinical time on developing the regional Orthopaedic training programme.

He is currently a Training Program Director with regional responsibility for the senior trainee Orthopaedic surgeons based in the Kent Surrey and Sussex Deanery.

Private & NHS Treatment

NHS Treatment:

Kent & Canterbury Hospital (day case work)
William Harvey Hospital, Ashford

Private Treatment:

Chaucer Hospital, Canterbury
Beneden Hospital

Education and Training

MBBCh (Wales) 1984, FRCS Edinburgh 1989, FRCS England 1999, FRCS (Orth) 1995

He undertook Fellowship training in Exeter in hip and knee replacement surgery and also Melbourne, Australia, covering knee and revision hip surgery in 1994/5 and took up my current Consultant post in East Kent in 1995.

The majority of his private work is at The Chaucer Hospital, Choose & Book NHS surgery at Benenden Hospital and most NHS surgery at either the Kent & Canterbury Hospital (day case work) or the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford. He also has admitting rights to the KIMS Institute.


Special Interests

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, East Kent NHS University Foundation Trust

  • Knee surgery including arthroscopic, soft tissue and ligament surgery as well as partial and computer guided surgery of the knee.
  • Hip surgery including arthroscopy and hip replacement in the younger adult and older patient with osteoporosis.
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Telephone: 01622 237 500 Web: KIMS Hospital, Newnham Court Way, Weavering, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5FT

Benenden Hospital

Telephone: 01580 240 333 Web: Goddard's Green Road, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4AX

BMI The Chaucer

Telephone: 0808 101 0337 Web: Nackington Rd, Canterbury, Kent CT47AR

Estuary View

Telephone: 01227 284300 Web: Estuary View Medical Centre, Boorman Way, Whitstable CT53SE

Kent Canterbury Hospital

Telephone: 01622 237 500 Web: Ethelbert Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3NG

One Ashford Hospital

Telephone: 01233 423 000 Web: Kennington Road, Willesborough, Ashford, Kent. TN24 0YS

Spencer Private Hospital Margate

Telephone: 01843 234 555 Web: Ramsgate Road, Margate, Kent CT9 4BG

Spencer Private Hospital Ashford

Telephone: 01233 616 201 Web: Arundel Unit, William Harvey Hospital, Kennington Road, Ashford, Kent TN24 0LZ