Miss Sarah Muirhead-Allwood, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip)

Miss Sarah Muirhead-Allwood BSc (Hons), MB BS, FRCS

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip)

BSc (Hons), MB BS, FRCS
The London Hip Unit
MissSarah Muirhead-Allwood,Orthopaedic Surgeon

Miss Muirhead-Allwood is a recommended Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes

Areas of expertise

  • Primary and revision hip replacement surgery
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Revision hip surgery
  • Total hip replacement
  • Unusual hip replacements
The London Hip Unit

Recommendations for Miss Muirhead-Allwood

These recommendations are for information purposes only. Doctors providing recommendations do so in good faith and are not responsible for clinical outcomes.

Recommended by:

  • byDr Carol Ann Restell, GP

    Hip surgery-excellent technically

  • by Dr Diana Holdright, Cardiologist

    Likely the very best hip surgeon in the country.

  • by Mr Rory Mee, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

    In terms of outcomes that I see from Miss Sarah Muirhead-Allwood's work, the surgical site is so clean, so tidy with minimal post-operative bruising and swelling. Her patients just do really, really well.

  • byDr Carol Ann Restell, GP

    Hip surgery-excellent technically

  • by Dr Diana Holdright, Cardiologist

    Likely the very best hip surgeon in the country.

  • by Mr Rory Mee, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

    In terms of outcomes that I see from Miss Sarah Muirhead-Allwood's work, the surgical site is so clean, so tidy with minimal post-operative bruising and swelling. Her patients just do really, really well.

  • Address

  • The London Hip Unit - Outpatients and Diagnostic Centre

    30 Devonshire St. Marylebone, London, GB, W1G 6PU

  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

    Brockley Hill, Middlesex, GB, HA7 4LP

  • The Whittington Hospital (NHS)

    Highgate Hill, London, Greater London, N19 5NF

  • About Miss Sarah Muirhead-Allwood

    GMC number: 1508059

    Year qualified: 1971

    Place of primary qualification: Royal College of Surgeons of England

    Miss Sarah Muirhead-Allwood is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon based in London. She operates exclusively on hips and specialises in complex hip revisions and unusual hip replacements. She has performed hundreds of hip replacements and brings to her patients the best combination of established techniques and cutting-edge medical advances. She set up the London Hip Unit in 2002 to provide a fully supported specialised service for adults with hip problems.

    Miss Muirhead-Allwood qualified in medicine from St Thomas' Hospital in London. Her postgraduate surgical and orthopaedic training were completed at St Thomas' Hospital, University College Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. She was then appointed as a Consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Whittington Hospital in London and the Royal Northern Hospital in 1984. She was also appointed as Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at University College London in the same year. In 1991 she was appointed as a Consultant at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, where she remains an honorary consultant. After being initially appointed as a general orthopaedic surgeon at the Whittington Hospital, she soon specialised in hip surgery. For more than fifteen years she has exclusively performed primary and revision hip surgery

    Miss Muirhead-Allwood lectures on hip procedures all over the world. She is a member of the British, European and International Hip Societies.

    Areas of expertise

    • Complex hip surgery
    • Hip resurfacing
    • Primary and revision hip replacement surgery
    • Total hip replacement
    • Unusual hip replacements

    Professional memberships

    Royal College of Surgeons
    General Medical Council

    Articles by Miss Sarah Muirhead-Allwood

    Lessons of a hip failure

    Metal on metal hip resurfacing versus uncemented custom total hip replacement - early results

    What is the Midterm Survivorship and Function After Hip Resurfacing?

    Radiographic Methods of Wear Analysis in Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Enhanced Wear and Corrosion in Modular Tapers in Total Hip Replacement 

    Spine–hip relations in patients with hip osteoarthritis

    The gait of patients with one resurfacing and one replacement hip: a single blinded controlled study

    Primary and Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty in Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    The Gait of Patients With One Resurfacing and One Replacement Hip

    Kinematic Alignment Technique for Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty