Andrew Phillipson's Profile

Andrew Phillipson was educated in Liverpool, and progressed to Liverpool University, graduating from the Medical School in 1985. After pre-registration house officer posts at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, he entered basic and then higher surgical training based in the North West.

He underwent further training in joint replacement surgery, including taking a specialist fellowship at Wrightington Hospital, the centre where Sir John Charnley developed the first successful hip replacement.

His speciality is lower limb surgery, particularly reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee joint. He is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery for meniscal (cartilage) problems and knee ligament reconstruction, mainly the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).


Andrew Phillipson enjoys a full and active lifestyle, working to maintain a high degree of personal fitness; he runs regularly, including competing in half-marathons, and enjoys cycling both on and off road.

During the winter months, his passion is for downhill skiing, and also ski mountaineering. When time permits, he climbs, both rock and ice, and undertakes Alpine routes, predominantly around Chamonix Valley.

When not playing in the mountains, he is an avid skydiver.